Full Just Dance 2015 Songs List Includes Disney’s Frozen

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I just can't Let It Go. The full Just Dance 2015 songs list makes me want to Walk This Way to my local video game retailer. Is the Best Song Ever included in the soundtrack? Yes, sort of. But so are those other two songs, plus 37 others. Ubisoft has unveiled the full Just Dance 2015 songs list, which includes the aforementioned catchy tune from Disney's Frozen, the classic Run DMC and Aerosmith track, and the self-aggrandizing song by One Direction. Just Dance 2015, the latest installment in the dance game … [Read more...]

Xbox Free Games with Gold List for September is Now Halo: Reach

Halo Master Chief Collection

Microsoft changed its Games with Gold free games program several months ago to include a different free game for Xbox 360 during the first and second halves of the months. The Xbox One free games are consistent for the entire time. So, now that we've entered the tail end of the month, the Xbox free Games with Gold list for September has changed. For these next two weeks of September 2014, Halo: Reach is the new Xbox 360 free Game with Gold. Halo: Reach replaces the previous free games for September, Monaco: What's … [Read more...]

It’s Official: Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Developer Mojang

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In a $2.5 billion deal announced today, Microsoft acquires Minecraft developer Mojang. The purchase had been rumored for the past week. Microsoft confirmed the transaction today, with Xbox division executives doing the happy dance for being able to earn money off every Minecraft sale, including sales of Minecraft on PS4. Mojang, the Stockholm-based game developer, will join Microsoft Studios by the end of the year. The Mojang acquisition is expected to close in late 2014. Microsoft plans to use its cloud and … [Read more...]

OnLive Installed on New Philips Android TVs

OnLive on Phillips TVs

No matter how quickly Sony and Microsoft sell their new PS4 and Xbox One consoles, respectively, there will always be people who question whether the end of the home console is nigh. One company that may be hoping for such a future is Phillips, which has announced a deal with OnLive installed on new Philips Android TVs. OnLive is a game-streaming service similar to the Gaikai service Sony purchased several years ago and turned into PlayStation Now. OnLive Game Service available on new models of Philips TVs powered … [Read more...]

Penguins of Madagascar Exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS

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Who said the only exclusive games for Nintendo platforms were first-party? For months that's seemed to be the case at launch, but a new Nintendo-only game is on the way in November from a third-party publisher. Little Orbit, a little-known publisher with a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation, announced plans to make the Penguins of Madagascar exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS. The game will ship simultaneously for all three platforms on Nov. 25. The timing isn't just to hit the holiday shopping season, … [Read more...]

PlayStation Plus September 2014 Free Game Velocity 2X Seems Most Popular

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As we near the halfway mark of September, a pattern has definitely emerged with the PlayStation Plus September 2014 free game lineup for PS4. The two free games for PS Plus members, Sportsfriends and Velocity 2X, are proving quite different in popularity. In previous months, the two free games associated with the PS Plus program have been on par with one another in quality and popularity. Sony deserves credit for finding partners willing to live-up to the former, which in turn has a direct correlation to the … [Read more...]

Anomaly 2 PS4 Release Date Scheduled for Sept. 16

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While Destiny will set all sorts of PS4 records through the weekend and beyond, there are still other games set to release for PlayStation 4. They just so happen to be giving Bungie's opus some responsible space. Take, for instance, Anomaly 2. After a bit of a delay, the Anomaly 2 PS4 release date is next week. Anomaly 2 is an interesting take on the tower-defense genre. Namely, it focuses more on the "offensive strategy" than it does the defense. The "reversed tower defense" game, as the developers call it, will … [Read more...]

Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition Blasts onto Xbox 360

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The Xbox Games with Gold September game lineup has begun to tire just a week into the free games program, so you may be looking for a new blast-happy outing. Considering checking out Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition, a classic-style shoot-em-up arcade game from Rising Star Games. Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition isn't free, mind you; it carries a price of $19.99. But the Xbox 360 Games on Demand service is better for it being there. Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition builds on the classic arcade version by adding new … [Read more...]

Destiny Characters from Beta Won’t Carry Over

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The Destiny release date is here folks. But before you get riled up to start playing with your Level 10 Guardian from the beta, here's a friendly reminder that you'll have to begin anew in the Destiny character creation process. The Destiny characters from Beta won't carry over to the retail copy you're opening today. Although Bungie announced this about one month ago, it seems people have forgotten the news or are choosing to ignore it in hopes that it was all a bad dream. It wasn't, I'm afraid. Any time you … [Read more...]

True Blood The Complete Series Blu-ray Set to Debut Nov. 11

True Blood Season 7

HBO has announced it will ship the True Blood The Complete Series Blu-ray set on November 11, the same day the True Blood Season Seven Blu-ray collection will hit. The series collection will also be available for the first time on Digital HD the same day. True Blood has been a summer-TV staple since its debut on HBO in 2008. The show recently wrapped its seventh and final season. On September 22 fans who missed out on True Blood Season 7 will have their first opportunity to find out what happens to Sookie, Bill, … [Read more...]