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Blaster Master joins Super Mario Bros. Crossover

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on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’ve ever wished Mario had a robot helper with big guns to blast that damn Lakitu out of the sky, consider your wish granted: SOPHIA the 3rd from 2D classic Blaster Master joins the ever-expanding Super Marios Bros. Crossover roster. SOPHIA will have most of her abilities from Blaster Master, like firing homing missiles, hovering, driving on walls and the ceiling and...

Yars’ Revenge’s epic anime-styled return headed PSN, XBLA, PC

on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Three decades ago, Yars’ Revenge owned arcades and home consoles. The games’ overall popularity has faded despite remaining a Gen X favorite, but it’s poised to make a comeback in a big, big way. Atari has announced that it’s working with developer Killspace Entertainment to update the 1981 classic for the current console generation. Featuring a heavy...

Samurai II: Vengeance (iPhone) Review – Gory gameplay

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on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Sometimes you just have the urge to reign death upon your enemies. Don’t be shy. You know it’s true. Fortunately, MADFINGER Games isn’t here to judge you. In fact, they’ve provided a ridiculously fun (and legal) outlet for you to do so in the form of Samurai II: Vengeance. The sequel to the highly successful Samurai: Way of the Warrior, Vengeance delivers...

MvC 3 bonanza: Release date, DLC characters, special edition, and more

on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | By Tim Torres

The past 48 hours has given Marvel vs. Capcom 3 fans much to drool over. Yesterday saw the big She-Hulk and Zero reveal; today sees lots, lots more. Starting at the top, Capcom has released  the fighting game’s official release date: February 15, 2011, just in time for all the geek lovers out there. Four weeks after the $59.99 game hits store shelves, Capcom will dust...

New MicroBot Gameplay Trailer

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on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

If you’re familiar with MicroBot from our first post, then you’ll be happy to know that EA has released a follow-up trailer including more disease-busting gameplay and a closer look at the upgrade system. Here’s a look at EA’s statement and the new video: Today Electronic Arts revealed a new gameplay trailer for MicroBot, the upcoming action arcade shooter...

Snakebyte’s Premium Wii Remote and Fitness Board

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on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

For some gamers, there’s no bigger gamble than purchasing third-party accessories. Sure, they may look similar enough to the originals but many times the only thing lower than their price is their quality. Well, Sunflex USA is looking to raise the bar by exclusively distributing gaming accessories from third-party giant, Snakebyte. After achieving great success in the...

Review: LEGO Universe (PC) – A blocky start

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on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

LEGOs are lots of fun: they’re colorful, you can build anything you want out of them (from castles to functioning printers), and thanks to some adventurous kids they’re now too big to swallow. They’ve  even worked their magic in video games, making properties like Indiana Jones, Batman, and Star Wars more fun. LEGO Universe, the online MMO aimed at kids of all ages,...

MvC 3: She-Hulk and Zero join the fray

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on Mon, Nov 15, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Today, Capcom unveiled two new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 characters: She-Hulk and Zero. She-Hulk, Dr. Robert David Bruce Banner’s gamma-irradiated cousin, is definitely a surprise roster addition as a) she’s never been in a fighter and b) a large, super-strong green people are already in the game. The video reveals that, thankfully, she plays nothing like Hulk; her attacks...

Black Friday Toys R Us video game doorbuster deals

Toys R Us Black Friday Doorbuster Deals
on Sat, Nov 13, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

It’s that time of year when you express your love for others by overeating, spending wads of money you don’t have, and getting trampled at the local Wal-mart. Black Friday, the dreaded first day of the holiday shopping season, will be upon us quickly, and as usual, there are numerous video game deals available. Toys ‘R Us, in particular, has them in abundance....


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