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Halo Launch Invitational Announced

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With Halo: Master Chief Collection on the horizon, what better way to usher in its launch than with the best way eSports knows how: a tournament. HaloFest was announced October 22nd, and along with the tournament, some big names in Halo as the Halo 2: Anniversary captains. Among the ranks ...

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Pre-Order Plaza: Week Of October 26-November 1, 2014

Pre-Order Plaza

Welcome back to a spook-tacular Pre-Order Plaza! This week is full of treats with no tricks. From a wrestling game to retro medieval times, even a first person shooter MOBA hybrid that I’m personally excited for, this week will satisfy your sweet tooth of great games. Let’s put on our ...

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Payday 2 Releases Free John Wick DLC

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You read that right: Payday 2, the game about criminals going up against every force the US military has on Earth, has paired up with the Keanu Reeves (?!) film John Wick. So in video games, which have a history of really unlikely pairings, I nominate this as the #1 weirdest of ...

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Mario Kart 8 DLC Trailer Races Yoshis of All Ethnicities

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Nintendo of Japan shows off the upcoming DLC pack for Mario Kart 8 with a slew of Yoshis revving their engines in a trailer. Accompanying the invasion of Yoshis in the video, we see Tanooki Suit Mario, Cat Peach, and Yoshi’s Circult from Mario Kart Double Dash. Packs come down to $8 ...

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Destiny: The Game: The (Unofficial) Ringtones Available Now

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Bungie’s latest shooter of Destiny sure didn’t win much critical reception, but it doesn’t hold off the rabid fans celebrating its existence. Head to Reddit and see how one handy fan doctors a few noises, blips, and soundbites compressed for mobile phone alerts. Redditor, RandyDelorean, provides the links for the files ...

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Hearthstone Expected to Reach Android Tablets This Year, Mobile in 2015

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  Blizzard officially unveils broad release dates for its free-to-play card game of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on mobile platforms as well as Android tablets. Originally released only on iPad, Mac, and PC, Blizzard anticipates Hearthstone on Android tablets before the end of this year. The Hearthside Chat posted by ...

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I Am Bread: Surgeon Simulator Developer Unveils First Bread Protagonist

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Bossa Studios’ next wacky game features next-gen bread simulation. I Am Bread tasks you with another physics-based romp not about malpractice, but the pursuit of “toastiness.” Use controller bumpers, face buttons, triggers, and others to land toasted on the breakfast plate. No release date or platform announced for I Am Bread yet, ...

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Super Smash Bros for Wii U at Toys R Us Grants an Amiibo on Geoffrey

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Retailer known for its extensive shelf space for toys of Toys R Us throws in a special promotion to reel in people seeking a little extra in their Super Smash Bros for Wii U purchase. Save $13.99 for the NFC-compatible Amiibo on the house when lumping Super Smash Bros 4 and ...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Launch Trailer Debuts

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It’s that time of year again; Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is only two weeks away, and the guns-blazing explosionfest that the series is known for is in full effect in the new launch trailer. Hell, why even bother explaining it? It’s right here, it’s gorgeous to look at, and I may have ...

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Goes Gold With Big Updates

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

343 Industries has announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone gold, meaning the game has been sent to manufacturing. However, loving gamers of the Halo franchise may need to start clearing out some storage space in preparation for the release. In an Xbox Wire update on xbox.com, 343 ...

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