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Not getting over here: Mortal Kombat X last-gen versions canceled

Mortal Kombat X released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC more than four months ago, but publisher Warner Bros. has announced that the last-gen versions of the game have been officially canceled.

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Handsome Jack is ready for his closeup: Lionsgate developing a Borderlands movie

Lionsgate has announced that it is developing a film based on Gearbox Software's popular Borderlands series of first-person shooters with producers Avi and Ari Arad.

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Razer’s Nabu offers fitness tracking and social connectivity to PC gamers

The newest wearable from gaming peripheral designer Razer features a discreet OLED screen, fitness tracking, and social connectivity targeted at PC gamers.

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Konami killing off dozens of legacy iOS apps in Japan

Veteran games publisher Konami will permanently retire a large number of its paid iOS apps in Japan, including Metal Gear Solid Touch and Silent Hill: The Escape, as it shifts its focus toward free-to-play titles.

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UK police arrest six teens for using Lizard Squad’s hacking-for-hire tool

Authorities in the UK arrested six teenagers this week for attempting to attack several major websites using Lizard Squad's hacking for hire tools. All six are out currently on bail.

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Deadly Premonition nets a special edition five years after launch

PlayStation 3 survival horror cult favorite Deadly Premonition is getting a special edition re-release more than five years after its initial launch from publishers Rising Star Games and NIS America.

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No longer in November, XCOM 2 pushed back to February 2016

Fans of Fireaxis Games' XCOM franchise are going to have to wait a little longer to get their hands on XCOM 2, as the team has decided to push the game back to February 2016.

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Here is the first gameplay of the Gears of War creator’s new arena shooter, LawBreakers

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski has shared the first gameplay footage from his upcoming, independently-developed arena shooter, LawBreakers, highlighting its fast-paced, high-flying, futuristic gunplay.

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Humble Store proceeds target thousands of newly added charities

Humble Bundle's organizers have greatly expanded the service's Humble Store charity lineup, allowing buyers to donate toward one of more than 35,000 listed charities with every game purchase.

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Mad Max will run at 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One, players can drive forever

In a recent interview, developer Avalanche confirmed that the upcoming Mad Max will run at 1080p on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Even better, you can drive forever because there is no actual end to the game's map.

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Shovel Knight knighted by Nintendo as first Indie game with its own Amiibo

Shovel Knight is a wonderful throwback to the 8 and 16-bit eras of gaming, and fans can't get enough of the game. First a retail release was announced, and now it is the first indie game to get its own Amiibo.

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Head’s up! Double Fine’s next game is the action-adventure side-scroller Headlander

After a year that saw the release of strategy game Massive Chalice and remastered versions of Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle, Double Fine has partnered with Adult Swim Games for its latest game, the 2D action-adventure game Headlander.

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In the future, your pet may be able to join you on a VR adventure, kind of

Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.

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The HTC Vive’s launch date has shifted to 2016, putting it up against Oculus and Sony

HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.

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Disney Infinity 3.0 takes the series to a galaxy far, far away

The addition of the Star Wars franchise to Disney Infinity 3.0 takes the series to a bright future in a galaxy far, far away.

  • Pros: An impressively robust world-building mode , Rich…
  • Cons: Occasional control and camera quirks , Limited in-game…