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PlayStation Now offers console-free gaming on Samsung TVs in early 2015

Sony's PlayStation Now game streaming service is coming to Samsung Smart TVs sometime in the first half of 2015.

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You can support a great cause by sitting on your butt and watching people play games

Non-profit charity Take This, which aims to raise awareness and provide support around mental health issues, is hosting a weekend-long, games-filled livestream.

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BioShock, XCOM, and more available in 2K’s holiday mobile sale

Publishing heavyweight 2K has announced a holiday sale for select mobile games, such as BioShock and XCOM: Enemy Within, from now until January 5 in the iOS App Store.

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And the most-searched game of 2014 was… sigh

The gaming press may have been dominated by AAA blockbusters like Destiny, Dragon Age and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but Flappy Bird was the biggest thing in gaming for 2014.

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Over 870 million hours of Destiny and counting in 2014

Bungie has released some end of the year statistics for their blockbuster shooter, Destiny, and the impressive numbers reflect a strong start for the studio's post-Halo franchise.

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Best iPad games

A list of the best iPad games available now in the iTunes App Store, regularly updated with great new titles and releases.

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That free game for Assassin’s Creed Unity comes with a catch

Ubisoft's site for Assassin's Creed Unity season pass holders to redeem their free game is live, but note that by doing so you give up your right to legal action over the game.

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Race dirt bikes, solve murders, and slay monsters in January’s Xbox Games with Gold

Just when you might have caught up on the deluge of major games that came out over the last few months, Microsoft has announced another round of free Games with Gold for January.

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New Final Fantasy XV trailer hits the road again

Square Enix premiered a new trailer for Final Fantasy XV this past weekend at Jump Festa 2015 in Tokyo, filled in equal measure with plot and gameplay.

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Thanks, Internet: Check out the Star Wars Episode 7 trailer remade in GTA V

As surely as the sun will rise, so will the internet produce parodies of the trailer for Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, such as this one made in Grand Theft Auto V.

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Walmart is offering the lowest PlayStation 4 price we’ve ever seen

Walmart is now selling PlayStation 4s for $329, which is the lowest price we've yet seen for Sony's latest console, with comparable value to getting a game bundle.

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Here’s your guide to living life after level 20 in Destiny [updated 12/22/14]

Does Destiny really just start once you hit level 20? Well it certainly doesn't end! Here's a guide to help you get a handle on the late-game systems.

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Silent and deadly, Wraith is Evolve’s ninja monster

Wraith is the third playable monster in Turtle Rock Studios' upcoming Evolve, recently revealed as a stealthy assassin recommended only for skilled players.

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Nintendo is working on its next console and Mario may lead the way (but not in a film)

A new Nintendo console is in the works, according to none other than legendary video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto. In a wide-ranging over-a-cup-of-coffee interview with the Associated Press, Miyamoto also hinted at Mario kicking things off for the next…

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Halo 3: ODST coming to Xbox One as a freebie for Master Chief Collection frustrations

Microsoft and 343 Industries reveal plans to release Halo 3: ODST's campaign on Xbox One, adding that it will be a freebie for those impacted by Halo: The Master Chief Collection's matchmaking troubles.

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Author Neal Stephenson joins AR upstart Magic Leap as Chief Futurist

Neal Stephenson, the author of science fiction classics like Snow Crash and Cryptonomicon, has joined the augmented reality startup Magic Leap as its Chief Futurist.

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PC games in the living room don't get better than on CyberPower's Syber Vapor

Not quite a Steam Machine, but still a strong contender, the Syber Vapor I proves that Valve's failure to deliver Steam OS on time doesn’t mean the PCs built to take advantage of…

  • Pros: Works as a viable console replacement out of the box , Solid…
  • Cons: Initial cost might seem prohibitive to the console faithful…

Vevo and Pandora apps pump up the jams on Xbox One

A selection of new media apps just went live on Xbox One, including those for the Pandora music streaming service and the music video channel Vevo.

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Far Cry 4’s prison escape add-on makes Kyrat even more dangerous with permadeath

Escape from Durgesh Prison, Far Cry 4's first major DLC expansion, is set to arrive on January 13, 2015, adding a challenging new mission with unprecedented permadeath.

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Call of Duty’s zombies return in January, and they’re chasing John Malkovich

Expect to see some familiar faces when Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies mode shambles forth in the upcoming Havoc DLC, due to arrive in January 2015.

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This crazy, secret gun is the key to Bungie’s vision for Destiny’s future

There's a secret new gun in Destiny and, if you can find it, it takes you on a journey that speaks very strongly to Bungie's grand vision for the series.

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Microsoft could be getting into the streaming game with the rumored ‘Arcadia’

Microsoft is supposedly building a cloud-based streaming service for games and apps, codenamed Arcadia according to unnamed sources.

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Lords of the Fallen is taking its hacking and slashing on the go with a 2015 mobile game

Lords of the Fallen, the Dark Souls-like PC and console RPG from Deck 13 and CI Games earlier this year, is going mobile in 2015 with a new iOS and Android game.

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The hunt is on: Evolve open beta for Xbox One launches January 15

The open beta for Turtle Rock Studios' Evolve will run exclusively on Xbox One from January 15 to 19 in anticipation of its full launch on February 10, 2015.

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Steam’s annual Holiday Sale is now offering deep discounts until January 2

Steam's annual Holiday Sale is now open, offering a rolling selection of deep discounts ranging across the whole catalog from now until January 2.

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Minecraft: Story Mode brings Telltale’s episodic storytelling to Mojang’s indie

Telltale Games and Mojang are teaming up for an episodic adventure set in the world of Minecraft, called Minecraft: Story Mode and set to launch in 2015.

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Nvidia's Shield can do more than game -- It's a great tablet too

The Nvidia Shield Tablet boasts high-end specs and special gaming capabilities. It’s a powerful Android tablet with a few extras.

  • Pros: Powerful processor , Android 5.0 Lollipop , Lots of ports…
  • Cons: Chunky and slightly heavy , Battery doesn’t last long…

Bend time and shape your own story when Life Is Strange launches in January 2015

Life Is Strange, the episodic, time-warping adventure from French developer Dontnod with publisher Square Enix, will kick off its story on January 30.

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There’s new, free DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition, and it’s all about Destruction

Two new updates are now available for Dragon Age: Inquisition: a free expansion for multiplayer and a premium upgrade for all the deluxe edition content.

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Game Of Thrones episode 1 recap: ‘Iron From Ice’ draws blood

The first episode of Telltale's new 'Game of Thrones' video game sees players controlling three characters — squire Gared, lord Ethan, and handmaiden Mira — as they live and die by the laws of the Seven Kingdoms.

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