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  • 20 Years of Pokemon: Train On

    Check out Pokemon's Super Bowl 50 commercial....

    ThePostGame
  • Pokemon 20 Super Bowl Commercial Extended Version

    One of the more interesting commercials that will air during Super Bowl 50 is from the Pok?mon Company International. The commercial was shot in Rio de Janeiro, and it explores ambition, drive, and training. The ad is also filled with hidden Pok?mon references.The ad ends with a call to action [...]

    Comicbook.com
  • Red Dead Redemption is playable on Xbox One after getting backward compatibility

    Update on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time: It looks like Microsoft has patched this. If you go through the process detailed below, you will now end up with Hexic HD (which is crazy). If you’ve already downloaded Red Dead Redemption to your Xbox One, it will now ask you to download an update…

    GamesBeat
  • H1Z1 zombie game splits into two strains — and spreads to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

    The thing about a zombie virus is that it spreads so fast you can’t contain it. Now, publisher Daybreak is finding that something similar is true of zombie survival games. H1Z1, Daybreak’s open-world online zombie survival game that is still in development, is splitting up into two discrete games.…

    GamesBeat
  • GamesBeat weekly roundup: Hearthstone’s big changes, and Nintendo’s mobile debut imminent

    Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, Nintendo’s earnings fall a little short of expectations, someone builds a calculator inside Super Mario Maker, and Uncharted 4 gets its own PlayStation 4 bundle. Happy reading, and have a great weekend! Pieces of flair and opinion The…

    GamesBeat
  • Nintendo has decided to cancel its work on a sleep sensor that nobody ever asked for

    The "quality of life" device was meant to track your sleep patterns using wearable sensors, similar to those that already exist, and Nintendo would provide health updates with a fun spin. The video game company debuted the Wii Vitality Sensor in 2009, which would reportedly integrate with the Wii…

    The Daily Dot_Tech
  • Nintendo gives 'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' a HD makeover

    "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess " has been given a makeover in the form of an HD upgrade.

    AFP Relax News
  • 5 Reasons Playing Xbox One Or PS4 Can Actually Be Good For You

    For decades, people assumed that playing games was a waste of time - and the popular press have been keen to link games to everything from obesity to psychosis. A test with 72 volunteers at Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) found that playing Starcraft 2 for 40…

    Rob Waugh's Yahoo Blog
  • Tomb Raider creator to open 2 new free tech schools

    Games Workshop co-founder Ian Livingstone will open two new free schools aimed at teaching students all about the latest in innovative technology and creative thinking. The man responsible for launching games like Lara Croft and Dungeons and Dragons is slated to open the schools in London and…

    International Business Times
  • Nintendo details Zelda: Twilight Princess HD gameplay improvements

    Nintendo has a number of major changes in store for its upcoming HD revamp of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess , resulting in a streamlined experience that eliminates many of the flaws present in the game’s original 2006 release. Among other tweaks, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess…

    Digital Trends
  • Uncharted 4 is getting its own PS4 this April

    It seemed inevitable, given the popularity of the flagship PlayStation franchise, but it has now been confirmed that Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will also launch with its own limited edition PlayStation 4 console. Unlike some other limited edition consoles, however, this one looks like it actually…

    Digital Trends
  • This Xbox 360 controller is also a vape, because moms just can't get a break

    The only video game she ever let me play was Guitar Hero, which was so fun and instantly gratifying that I abandoned the guitar lessons I had been administering to myself via some library books published in the 1980s.

    The Verge
  • Why Nintendo Is Launching a Social App

    Nintendo and DeNA are building out a cross-platform global infrastructure with Miitomo.

    Fortune
  • 8-year-old writes cute apology to Nintendo after accidentally breaking 3DS

    Accidents happen — even to the most responsible kids. Eight-year-old Waka, who lives in Japan, accidentally didn't close his water bottle completely when he put it into his bag, and the bottle then leaked all over his precious Nintendo 3DS. See also: 15 Notes That Prove Kids Write the Darndest…

    Mashable
  • Pokemon Red & Blue Soundtrack Coming To Vinyl

    The sweet, sweet 8-bit sounds of the classic 1996 Pokemon Red and Blue are coming to vinyl records.Every track from the games will be featured on the vinyl press from Moonshake Records. The albun's artwork calls back to The Beatle's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, featuring [...]

    Comicbook.com
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End gets its own PlayStation 4 bundle

    Now this is a real treasure for Uncharted fans. Sony announced today a special PlayStation 4 bundle for the upcoming third-person shooter Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. It includes a disc along with an engraved, gray-blue version of the console (as seen above). It also comes with a gray-blue…

    GamesBeat
  • A limited edition Uncharted 4 PS4 is launching in April

    If you've been waiting for the launch of Uncharted 4 before buying a PS4, Sony has just the thing for you. Today the company announced a new, limited edition gray-blue version of the console, that comes bundled with the game and features series star Nathan Drake's image silk-screened on the front,…

    The Verge