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  • Plug in to Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, the Most Electrifying Adventure on Nintendo 3DS

    When Earth’s resources are in danger from a mischievous group of aliens, there’s only one robot with the skill to save the world! That robot’s name is Chibi-Robo, and he’s the star of the energetic new game Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, launching exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct.

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  • Super Mario Maker review: Nintendo's exquisite creation game offers infinite Mario but the best is hard to find

    Infinite Mario platforming is what Super Mario Maker delivers, with one substantial caveat: most of it is rubbish. The biggest criticism leveled at Nintendo's joyous and inventive game-making tool is that a lot of the courses created and shared by players are uninspired or simply dreadful. It is…

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  • Watch us play the Star Wars Battlefront beta live on the PlayStation 4

    After spending some time with Star Wars Battlefront at E3 earlier this summer, I came away far less enthusiastic about the wildly anticipated sequel than I expected to be. After all, the Battlefront series was one that I spent countless hours with growing up — how could a new game in the franchise…

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  • New Game: Buraco by PlaySpace!

    Buraco PlaySpace for Yahoo Games is a multiplayer card game with several popular types in Brazil. Prepare your strategy, make card sequences, get your clean baskets and get more points before other players. Challenge your friends in this game of pure strategy!

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    Far Cry Primal - Announcement Trailer

    The next game in the open-world shooter series goes back to the Stone Age. It's due out February 23, 2016 for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

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  • Get $50 off Destiny: The Taken King's white PS4 bundle at Best Buy today

    Sony's beautiful Destiny: The Taken King-themed white PlayStation 4 bundle is available for $349.99 at Best Buy today, $50 cheaper than its regular price. The package includes a PS4 in "glacier white" with a 500 GB hard drive, plus a matching DualShock 4 controller and a copy of The Taken King's…

  • Why Destiny is on your PlayStation 4, even if you didn't buy it

    Some PlayStation 4 owners were surprised to turn on their consoles today and find Destiny: The Taken King sitting alongside their other games on the system's dashboard, even if they hadn't purchased the game. Destiny: The Taken King is being pushed to PS4 owners this week through the system's…

  • Sony advertises Destiny: The Taken King by pushing it into your PlayStation 4 library

    Advertisements are features now. If you own a PlayStation 4 but don’t own Destiny, you may have noticed that the sci-fi shooter popped into your library today. Of course, if you click-through to actually launch it, the PS4 will take you to the store page to buy the game for $60. But this is all […]

  • Review: ‘Rock Band 4’ puts on a good show

    Rock Band 4 channels all the positive vibes and camaraderie of past music games, and while it’s short on new ideas, it manages to retain the most important one: making geeks with plastic trinkets genuinely feel like rock stars.

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  • Review: ‘Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5’ is an unpleasant grind

    Even after 15 years, I still have an appetite for these games. I love the kinetic thrill, the improvisation that feels so personal, and I love skateboarding culture. I have room in my heart for this series. But not when it plays like this.

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  • 'Halo 5,' 'Forza 6,' 'Tomb Raider,' 'Gears' spearhead Xbox push

    Leading the line is "Rise of the Tomb Raider," which arrives the week of November 10 on both Xbox One and predecessor Xbox 360. Courageous archaeologist Lara Croft is back for a second origin story following the success of 2013's series reboot. "Rise of the Tomb Raider" is, strictly speaking, a…

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  • Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition hits PS4, Xbox One Oct. 27

    Darksiders 2 finally has a release date for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The upgraded Deathinitive Edition of the game hits the two consoles on Oct. 27 for $29.99, Nordic Games announced this morning. "It's rare that as developers we get the opportunity to revisit one of our previous games,"…

  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate for Xbox One: Users can digitally pre-order 41GB game to be released on 23 October

    The file size of Assassin's Creed Syndicate has been revealed. As per an official listing on the Xbox Store, users can digitally pre-order the 40.27GB-sized game, which they can download on their consoles, but will be able to play the complete version only after 23 October. The file size of…

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  • PS4 $50 price drop leaked by Target’s website

    Despite its continued dominance of the console market, it looks like Sony is prepping a price drop for its PlayStation 4 this holiday season. Spotted by video game deals scourer Wario64 this weekend, Target temporarily listed the PS4 at $349.99 in an ad on its website before realizing they’d made…

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  • New Game: Zombidle!

    It’s pretty simple. You click, and click, and click some more! But as your character gets stronger, you progress further!

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  • New Yahoo Games Event: Autumn is Here!

    “Loot, loot, and more loot” is the name of the game.  Collect as many stockings as you can and prepare your dominion for the upcoming season!  But hurry – this limited-time offer lasts only through October 9.

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  • This is why Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break is taking so long to release

    "We don't want to make certain kinds of compromises."