Sounds like a mini SNES Classic Edition is coming for the holidays, will you get one?

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Sounds like a mini SNES Classic Edition is coming for the holidays, will you get one?

Well, there's only room for so much manufacturing and distribution in Nintendo's budget, and a lot of that is already going toward Nintendo Switch.There's no word on what games the teensy SNES might include.

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8 games that will make you feel like you’re in The Fast and the Furious

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8 games that will make you feel like you’re in The Fast and the Furious

Oh, but please don’t just buy the official F&F games on last-gen.That makes it quintessentially F&F on and off the road.

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Take a nostalgic look back at Xbox 360's dashboard Blades with this super weird 2007 video

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Take a nostalgic look back at Xbox 360's dashboard Blades with this super weird 2007 video

This official Xbox 360 Welcome Video is a concentrated solution of intense nostalgia for the simple days of the Blades interface.It gets even stranger given the Welcome Video's original context: it was included on the Xbox Live Arcade Compilation disc, a five-pack of XBLA games, which was itself bundled with the Xbox 360 Arcade package.

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The 17 most gruesome decapitations in video games

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The 17 most gruesome decapitations in video games

Just the fact that sometimes, just sometimes, gruesome violence in games can be an awful lot of fun.From gory brawls to heads being whacked off like golf balls from tees, we've got all the best decapitations you'll see all year.

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Pushing the boundaries of common sense reveals Hitman’s true depth. Time for the rubber duck challenge

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Pushing the boundaries of common sense reveals Hitman’s true depth. Time for the rubber duck challenge

There are so many options, but today I just want to know one thing: how far can I get using only an exploding rubber duck?A spotlight picks out Viktor Novikov as he makes his grand entrance and I quietly lob the duck onto the staircase ahead of him.

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Madden 18 cover athlete: ranking the most likely candidates from Ajayi to Zeke

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Madden 18 cover athlete: ranking the most likely candidates from Ajayi to Zeke

Which elite specimen is likely to become the series’ temporary new figurehead when Madden 18 touches down this autumn?Three in total: Barry Sanders on Madden 2000, Calvin Johnson on Madden 13, and Sanders again on the last-gen versions of Madden 25.

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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 1 review: 'A perfectly pleasant experience'

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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 1 review: 'A perfectly pleasant experience'

The whole shebang looks like it came from the comic book series, but mostly plays like a vignette out of a would-be movie.Playing to the obvious answers is a perfectly pleasant experience, but it makes the game's central mechanic ring hollow at times.

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Nier: Automata DLC lets you punch Square Enix and Platinum's CEOs

Posted 04/18 21:43 in Gaming | 0comments

Nier: Automata DLC lets you punch Square Enix and Platinum's CEOs

But the best addition has to be a boss fight which lets you take on Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda and Platinum Games CEO Kenichi Sato: If you played the first Nier, you might also recognize the costumes that the DLC adds.However, it looks like Nier: Automata will only give players costumes based on the Japanese version.

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Meet the mind behind Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, the rebirth of a Sega classic

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Meet the mind behind Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, the rebirth of a Sega classic

Few series were as difficult to figure out back in the day as Sega and Westone's Wonder Boy.Actually Wonder Boy!

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Farpoint's story trailer is here - will it be enough to get you excited about PS VR again?

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Farpoint's story trailer is here - will it be enough to get you excited about PS VR again?

Things have slowed down a bit for PlayStation VR since it came out in October, but they may pick up again now that Farpoint is near(point).The sci-fi shooter was built from the ground up as a complete game experience for PSVR - not an extra option, like Resident Evil 7's VR experience, or a fairly small side game, like Until Dawn: Rush of Blood.

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Grand Theft Auto 5 data is helping train driverless cars - what could go wrong?

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Grand Theft Auto 5 data is helping train driverless cars - what could go wrong?

And for the auto manufacturers of the world who need data on how driverless cars should behave, one game in particular is proving to be quite useful.In a recent interview with Bloomberg, a Princeton University professor of operations research and financial engineering who advises the Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering team called GTA 5 "the richest virtual environment that we could extract data from.

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Here's what's in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 deluxe edition: early access, guns, Last Jedi skins and an upgrade for the Millennium Falcon

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Here's what's in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 deluxe edition: early access, guns, Last Jedi skins and an upgrade for the Millennium Falcon

I hope you're sitting down: Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have a deluxe edition.Dubbed the "Star Wars Battlefront 2: Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition" (try saying that five times fast), this extra-special version will cost $80 and come packed with exclusive digital goodies.

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Take a look at The Last of Us 2 coming together with machete-twirling chaos and mocap horses

Posted 04/18 17:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Take a look at The Last of Us 2 coming together with machete-twirling chaos and mocap horses

The Last of Us 2 is coming together in a motion capture studio somewhere in Los Angeles, and it has horses, machetes, and lots of green dots on people's faces.Does this go against those "Joel is dead" theories?

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Why Resident Evil 7 highlights the limitations of VR horror

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Why Resident Evil 7 highlights the limitations of VR horror

With or without PS VR, the opening of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a masterclass in slow-burn tension.With the headset on, the feeling of trepidation as you push up against each door is especially strong.

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We used FaceApp to cheer up gaming's greatest grumps

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We used FaceApp to cheer up gaming's greatest grumps

FaceApp.So what better use of a slow news day than to use that last one to cheer up some of gaming's most famous misery guts.

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5 amazing Overwatch moments to start off your week: Abilities are everything

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5 amazing Overwatch moments to start off your week: Abilities are everything

In Overwatch, that means knowing the ins and outs of the hero you’ve chosen as your main.But it’s pretty useful to be alert to all the abilities your opponents will be working with too.

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6 Yooka-Laylee Easter eggs, from retro references to motion-control mockery

Posted 04/16 15:04 in Gaming | 0comments

6 Yooka-Laylee Easter eggs, from retro references to motion-control mockery

Once you've felled World one's Rampo, a close look will show you that his stony exterior isn't decorated with mere random, rocky wobbles, but rough etchings of retro game controllers.Squint a bit, and you can make out a Mega Drive / Genesis controller and a SNES pad in the central stone above.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 includes maps and heroes from every era of Star Wars

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 includes maps and heroes from every era of Star Wars

The first Star Wars Battlefront from EA had a laser (blaster?) focus on the original trilogy, but Star Wars Battlefront 2 lets you play through all 40 years of Star Wars canon.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 pre-order bonuses include The Last Jedi costumes and ships

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 pre-order bonuses include The Last Jedi costumes and ships

However that won't stop it including the film in some way.At this year's Star Wars Celebration executive producer Matt Webster revealed Battlefront 2 would be receiving some extra The Last Jedi goodness via pre-orders.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's release date is officially set for November 17, 2017

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's release date is officially set for November 17, 2017

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 release date is finally official: EA plans to release the game worldwide on November 17, 2017.That gives you just over a month to play the game before heading to the theaters for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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