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Electronic Arts Will Be Losing Their Exclusive License To FIFA

The exclusivity rights EA has to Federation Internationle de Football Association will be coming to and end after an inability to agree to terms on an extension on their partnership. Originally signed the deal with Electronic Arts in 1993 (beginning to christen their sports subdivision "EA Sports"),  FIFA had been reportedly aiming to double its $150…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 20, 2021 at 7:09pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT Halloween Special - Carrier (Sega Dreamcast)

There isn't a game that comes off as blatant a ripoff as Carrier does with Resident Evil: Code Veronica. Both games had very close release dates, coming out very early 2000, so while Carrier more likely borrowed inspiration from Resident Evil 2, the similar offshore settings are a little too on the nose to not draw that comparison. Well, imitation is…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 19, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Batman Trailer

While the era of Batfleck came to a rather abrupt end, the anticipation of who shall don the cape and cowl, and the name of the director at the helm. 35 year old actor Robert Pattinson was designated to portray the role of the Dark Knight in the Matt Reeves directed incarnation of The Batman, a telling of the caped crusader's story in year two of his…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 17, 2021 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Former Employees Of MercySteam Uncredited In Development Of Metroid Dread

Metroid Dread's production was mostly handled by Spanish development team MercurySteam, who previously worked on the 3DS remake of Samus Returns in 2017, as well as Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. And staffers in a studio generally come and go during a development cycle, however, the story of crediting workers for their services have become a topic as…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 15, 2021 at 12:21am — No Comments

Microsoft To Possibly Provide Parts For Customers To Fix Xbox Series X And S Consoles

The Right To Repair movement is a piece of legislature designated to provide consumers the right to modify the hardware they purchase at their own accord through more user-friendly regulations. This ranges as anything from jail-breaking electronics, modifying one's cellphone, and automobile repairs. More information about their goal can be found at…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 12, 2021 at 6:06pm — No Comments

BlackMilk X The Legend of Zelda Collection Now Available

Australian fashion label BlackMilk Clothing just launched their latest line inspired by games from The Legend of Zelda series - and we are here for it! 

Known for high-quality nerdy collaboration lines like Pokémon,…

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Added by Gina Wilkolak on October 12, 2021 at 1:28pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT Halloween Special - Yume Nikki (PC)

The Halloween season is upon us. And it's an appropriate time to talk about some of the video games…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 12, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

Animaniacs Season Two Teaser Trailer

Animaniacs returned to Hulu last year, and its revival was very well received. It had netted a two-season deal, and the return is just around the corner. A new trailer was released, perfectly capturing the spirit of Thundercats, as the Warner siblings brandish weapons and powers from the 80's cartoon prior to its fall release. So much about this…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 11, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Oct. 16th Is Free RPG Day

Have you always been interested in board gaming or tabletop RPGs but never wanted to purchase anything for fear of not enjoying it? 

Then this is for you. Saturday, October 16th is Free RPG Day. 

This annual event encourages people to go to their local gaming and hobby stores to pick up free RPG content like quickstart rules, new campaigns, and even dice. 

All this is made entirely free for you, thanks to a community and industry-driven campaign to expand and…

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Added by James Tuttle on October 11, 2021 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Yakuza Creator, Toshinoro Nagoshi, Leaves Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio And Sega

In some shake-ups to Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios' staff, two major names have announced their departures. Series creator Toshinoro Nagoshi and veteran developer Daisuke Soto, both who have worked for Sega since 1989 and 1995 respectively will be leaving following a statement on the…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 10, 2021 at 7:55pm — No Comments

A Gen Con 2021 Retrospective

On sight at last September's Gen Con event. A little smaller attendance, due to Covid-19 making travel difficult for patrons and customers. 

Added by Mike Lind on October 10, 2021 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Resident Evil Welcome To Raccoon City Official Trailer

The Paul W.S. Anderson era of movies wrapped up several years ago with 2016's The Final Chapter. The movies were critically panned by Resident Evil fans, but were box office successes. A theatrical reboot of the franchise was announced and began production not too long after the development of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Directed by Johannes…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 7, 2021 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Sony To Make PSStore Difficult To Make Purchases On PS3 And Vita

Many gamers considered campaigning Sony's decision to close down the digital stores for the PlayStation 3, PS Vita, and the PSP a massive success back in March. This was a change that certainly…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 6, 2021 at 12:13am — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Mystery Quest (NES)

Mystery Quest was a part of the first batch of Nintendo games we began collecting growing up, along with, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!, Double Dragon, Ring King, Jackal, The Legend of Kage, and Top Gun: The Second Mission. We also had a fair number of stinkers, like Circus Caper, which…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 5, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

Konami Ready To Unveil A Revival To Castlevania, Silent Hill, & Metal Gear

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Most of the coverage from Konami over the last few months have been strong speculation or rumors, though in recent weeks more details confirmed that they have shown ambition in returning to more mainstream game development. Over the last decade, Konami earned a lot of their revenue through…

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Added by Mike Lind on October 1, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Super Mario 64 LEGO Block Now Available

After its announcement just a few weeks ago, the Super Mario 64 LEGO Question Block is available for purchase

From the LEGO website: "Open the block to reveal microscale levels, including Peach’s Castle, Bob-omb Battlefield, Cool,…

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Added by Gina Wilkolak on October 1, 2021 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Free Games For October 2021: PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus has released their selection of monthly free entries for October. Exclusively for the PlayStation 5, the World War II era multiplayer first person shooter Hell Let Loose. And for PlayStation 4 users, Neatherrealm Studios' fighter Mortal Kombat X and PGA Tour 2K21

PlayStation…

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Added by Mike Lind on September 29, 2021 at 9:09pm — No Comments

Shin Megami Tensei V English Voice Cast Revealed

The latest entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series pits mankind's battle for survival of the apocalypse by weighing the trust of fellow humans in a power struggle against demons after a high school student witnesses a grisly murder and the world is flipped upside down. Shin Megami Tensei V is a turn-based role-playing game from the studio that brought…

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Added by Mike Lind on September 29, 2021 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Free Games For October 2021: Xbox Games With Gold

October is coming up, and it's time for a slew of new digital offerings for Xbox Game Pass members. From the two-man development team Mad Fellows is the rhythm-based rail shooter Aaero, and the 3D open world multiplayer parkour title from Fusty Games Hover. Through backward compatibility on the Xbox 360 comes some adequately timed action/horror games…

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Added by Mike Lind on September 28, 2021 at 11:30pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Power Rangers Super Legends (PlayStation 2)

Upon reading that title in my head for the first time, the brain begins to explode with endless possibilities! “A gigantic collaboration of all of my favorite Rangers in a video game!!? This can’t be forrealz, yo!! And why am I talking like an uncle attempting to connect with his estranged nephews!?”

Like the…

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Added by Mike Lind on September 28, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

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