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Chinese mobile game shows why taking player privacy seriously matters

A game developed for the recently IPO’ed Chinese internet giant Alibaba’s Laiwang chat and game distribution service recently shared players’ videos — ones those users thought were private. …


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Definitive Edition trailer shows Sleeping Dogs’ new tricks

The old Sleeping Dogs – okay, maybe “old” is a bit strong of a word for a game that was originally released in 2012 – is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC with few new tricks up its sleeve, and publisher Square Enix is eager to show them to you….
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Battleborn shows off its CO-OP chops in first gameplay video

Gearbox Software the creators of the Borderlands franchise are giving us a first look at their new title Battleborn. The 18 minute video gives you a chance to check out already announced characters in action including Oscar Mike, Montana, Thorn, Miko and Rath.

Battleborn take a lot of inspiration from the MOBA genre and hopes to create something entirely new like they did with the Borderlands franchise. Battleborn will be released in 2015 on PC, Xbox One and PS4.


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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD trailer shows before and after

Previously limited to PSPs in Japan, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is coming to PS4 and Xbox One in North America on March 17, 2015, and Europe on March 20. It’s priced $ 60 for the consoles, and as an extra incentive Square Enix is bundling in vouchers for…
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Theatrhythm Curtain Call trailer shows off Type-0 scenarios

Nintendo 3DS rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call will feature content culled from the lost (to the western world) PSP Final Fantasy spinoff Final Fantasy Type-0, Square Enix revealed this week. Curtain Call includes playable characters…
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Metro Redux shows off 60FPS in launch trailer

Both games in the Metro Redux re-release, Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, are available today in North America for $ 25 each on Steam, Xbox Live and PSN. For clarity’s sake, Metro 2033 Redux is $ 25 and Metro Last Light Redux is $ 25, and a retail…
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Majora’s Mask HD fan project shows off new assets

Artists Pablo Belmonte and Paco Martinez have been hard at work at recreating a multitude of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask assets in high-definition, resulting in the video you see above, as well as the small puddle of drool you see at our…
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SDCC shows off the newest Pac-Man trailer

 

Showing up as a playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game apparently isn’t enough for Pac-Man: Bandai Namco announced today at San Diego Comic Con that the arcade character will be showing up later this year in a new adventure game, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2.  In addition to playing as our favorite yellow glutton, the new game will also follow characters from the Disney show of the same name, Spiral and Cyli, as they defend PacWorld from Lord Betrayus’ army of ghosts.  Along with the announcement of a release date, the company also presented a trailer showing off new locations, obstacles, and power-ups, including the new Paczilla power-up!

 

 

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 will be release for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, WiiU, and 3DS consols on October 14, 2014.  For more information on both the upcoming game and its corresponding tv show, check out Pac-Man’s website!


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Halo: Nightfall trailer shows a guardian of the galaxy in action

Couldn’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con to check out the first look at the Ridley Scott-produced digital series Halo: Nightfall? Don’t worry soldier, the UNSC’s got your back. And by “UNSC” we mean Microsoft, 343 Industries and Scott Free…
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The Art Of Pokémon Red/Blue Shows The Sketches That Started It All

The Pokémania craze kicked off in the late ‘90s in the states thanks to Pokémon Red and Blue, the Pokémon anime and, of course, the trading card game. Part of the charm behind Pokémon, perhaps captured best in the trading cards, has always been the artistry and imagination put into the design of each Pocket Monster.

In the newest installment in his “The Art Of” series, Youtuber Olivier Laclair takes us through a vignette of the art of Pokémon Red and Blue, guiding us through Red’s (or Blue’s) humble beginnings in Pallet Town as he sets off on his journey to become the world’s greatest Pokémon master. The classic opening sequence between Gengar and Nidorino features an overlay of its concept stills, showing the arrows drawn to choreograph the scuffle, with the top and bottom of the frame scribbled in to illustrate the same widescreen effect present in the game.

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Also present are sketches of Red visiting the Pokémon Center and Item Shop in Pewter City, as well as artwork of a battle Red’s Slowbro against another trainer’s Gastly that exudes a profound sense of scale. Plus, the video dances along to an orchestral version of the S.S. Anne theme, making the viewing experience all that much more pleasant.

For more on Leclair’s work, check out his The Art Of Journey video.

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