Six-Player Destiny Raids Begin Today with The Vault of Glass

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With a week of Destiny gameplay under our collective belt, Bungie has decided to release the first wave of six-player Destiny raids. The first of the six-player Destiny raids, The Vault of Glass, launches today and adds some new content to the game. The new six-player Destiny raids, or at least this one, does not require an additional fee. This isn't DLC. Instead, The Vault of Glass is free Raid content for players who have reached a certain point in the game. Bungies calls The Vault of Glass "the most intense and … [Read more...]

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Coming to Xbox 360, PS3

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Millions of gamers around the world are looking forward to Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Oddly enough, Activision itself is also looking backward, announcing that Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is coming to Xbox 360 and PS3 this fall. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare marks the first time the series has appeared on a console. The 12-player online action game has previously been only available to PC gamers. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is a fast-paced online multiplayer game in which players turn-in their guns … [Read more...]

Hands-On with Skylanders Trap Team Kaos Doom Challenge

Skylanders Trap Team Kaos Doom Challenge

Toys for Bob created the Skylanders franchise, giving gamers and Activision's accountants millions of reasons to be thankful. Last year's outing, Swap Force, introduced a creative new way to play the game under the guidance of Vicarious Visions. This year's game, Skylanders Trap Team, includes the new ability to trap more than 40 different mini-bosses in a portable trap. But Toys for Bob had one more trick up their collective sleeve, one I got to experience for myself last week. On a visit to Toys for Bob HQ, I had … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Yondu Joins Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes

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The toys-to-life genre has blossomed in recent years, with new game franchises surfacing in every corner. Ironically, some of the most anticipated toys for those games aren't coming from "new" franchises at all. Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes is one such example, particularly with the Guardians of the Galaxy now being added to the mix. Disney Interactive today announced that the Guardians of the Galaxy Yondu character is joining the ever-growing cast of Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes toys. Yondu has been … [Read more...]

Upcoming Xbox Games with Gold September 2014 Free Game

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Amid all the Destiny gameplay sessions and fireteam shenanigans, some gamers have lost track of the upcoming Xbox Games with Gold September 2014 free game. The forgetfulness is understandable, as Bungie's multiplatform game is amazing. But Bungie is tied directly to the next Xbox Games with Gold free game for September 2014, so Xbox 360 owners in particular may need their memory jogged. While Xbox One owners have the same two Games with Gold September 2014 free games all month (Super Time Force and Crimson Dragon), … [Read more...]

Alien: Isolation Gone Gold, Release Date Oct. 7

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The original movie Alien taught us two things. First: in space, no one can hear you scream. Second: on Earth, fans still scream with delight at the original cast reuniting. So imagine the screams of glee at hearing Alien: Isolation has gone to gold master and is preparing for its Oct. 7 release date. With Alien: Isolation gone gold, Sega's on the verge of reuniting the cast from the original space-horror film. As we previously reported, Sega recruited every member of the original cast to reprise his or her role in … [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...]

Mortal Kombat X Release Date, Get Goro with Pre-Order

Mortal Kombat X

Older gamers like us fondly recall the secret to unlocking blood in the SNES version of Mortal Kombat. We've come a long way since then, though the Mortal Kombat X release date still elicits memories of fatalities, babalities and friendlies. Warner Bros. Interactive announced today that the Mortal Kombat X release date is April 14, 2015. It will ship that day for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. While the release date news is all well and good, what's bound to get franchise fans more excited is that legendary … [Read more...]

Slender Man Video Game Coming to PS3, Xbox 360

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OK console owners, here's the skinny: the official Slender Man video game is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 later this month. The game, called Slender: The Arrival, has been on PC for some time but will make its console debut on Sept. 23 and 24. For those who care about such things, the PS3 has a one-day timed exclusive over the Xbox 360. You'd be surprised how much some people will make a stink out of that. Or maybe you wouldn't.... Developed by four-person indie developer Blue Isle Studios, Slender: The Arrival is … [Read more...]