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The NPD defines the “core gamer,” and suggests that they are spending less money than before

Smartphones, tablets, digital distribution, and social networks have democratized the video game industry to an unprecedented degree in the past five years. More people across a wider gender and age spectrum are playing. According to the…
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God of War: Ascension Review

God of War: Ascension review.
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God of War: Ascension review – Makes a great footnote, but it’s still a footnote

Sony Santa Monica is helping to say goodbye with the PS3 with one of the last exclusives the system will see. And while it isn’t quite on par with the previous God of War titles, it’s still decapitated head and bloody shoulders above…
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Ubisoft to Nintendo: We want a Wii U price cut and we want it now

Nintendo hasn't releaseed a major new Wii U game since November, and sales of the console as of January are far below 100,000 per month in the US. If Nintendo expects game studios to make titles for Wii U, it needs to get the box selling…
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Review

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Review.
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Sam Raimi accuses Blizzard of ‘mismanagement,’ forcing him to leave the Warcraft adaptation

Until recently, Sam Raimi, was attached to direct a film based on Blizzard's World of Warcraft. Raimi, a self-professed fan, was moving ahead when he suddenly backed out without explanation. The director is now claiming that Blizzard's…
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Dragon Age 3: Inquisition and Battlefield 4 looking towards virtual reality

The next generation of video game hardware will bring bigger worlds, brighter graphics, and better artificial intelligence, but game makers have covered that territory before. VR headsets like Oculus Rift may make for a deeper connection to…
CES 2016

Steam Box prototypes may begin shipping in 3 to 4 months

The new console race is kicking into gear in 2013. On one end are the budget priced futurists like OUYA and on the other shiny new entertainment hubs like the PlayStation 4. What about Valve's living room PC called Steam Box? Prototypes…
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Happiness is a warm controller: Study shows that gaming can help the elderly lead happier lives

Dance Dance Revolution will help you keep the pounds off and Brain Training can improve short term memory retention. Can video games make you happier, though? A new study has found a link between playing video games and the emotional…
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EA says that all future games will have microtransactions (but not really)

It will take around 500 hours to play through all of EA's free-to-play Real Racing 3, but only if you don't want to plop down cash for its many, many microtransactions. That game, Dead Space 3 represent all of EA's future titles according…
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Why are gamers drooling for the $100 Ouya? Because game developers are, too

Ouya's year-long hype sprint comes to an end on March 28, when the $99 Android-powered console ships to backers. But how did the little box manage to snowball so much hype from gamers, and can it possibly deliver?
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Your guide to surviving in Tomb Raider’s brave, new (rebooted) world

Here's your guide to surviving your first, stumbling steps into the magical and deadly Yamatai Island that lives at the heart of Crystal Dynamics' rebooted Tomb Raider.