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CES 2014 | Gunnar Optiks Decks Out its Intercept Line

by Nick Pinkertonon January 20, 2014
Gunnar Optiks, the maker of popular gaming and PC-usage eyewear, have released several new color options for its Intercept product line.
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Walmart’s Christmas Countdown Includes Largest Playstation 4 Shipment

by Nick Pinkertonon December 12, 2013
It’s Black Friday all over again at Walmart — well, almost. The mega-retailer recently announced its Christmas Countdown Savings Event, a 12-day sale that will drop the prices of electronics, video games, and more to Black Friday-like prices.


Winter is Coming…and so are Game of Thrones Games

by Nick Pinkertonon December 11, 2013
Telltale Games has inked a deal with HBO to produce an episodic game series based on the Game of Thrones franchise, according to an HBO press release.


Zombie Crane Defense | Does it Squish the Competition?

by Nick Pinkertonon December 2, 2013
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Zombie video games have gotten to the “dime a dozen” state. I can’t count the number of zombie games on a particular console with my two hands. Zombies can be plugged in for just about any type of game; there are zombie FPSs, strategy games, RPGs, and even tower defense games.
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New Lego Hobbit Game Coming in the Spring

by Nick Pinkertonon November 28, 2013
Warner Bros. has announced that it will release a Lego: The Hobbit game in Spring 2014, several months prior to the trilogy’s last film, There and Back Again — due out December 17, 2014.

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Button Mashers Monthly: Part 1

by Nick Pinkertonon November 1, 2013
In this edition, I share the challenges of running a gaming club, my thoughts on the games that make for a fun club experience, and my goal to establish a club identity.

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Sony Reminds Fans of its 24 Announced Playstation 4 Exclusives

by Nick Pinkertonon October 25, 2013
This week Sony released a commercial as a final push for its November 15 launch of the Playstation 4. The commercial highlights the Playstation 4’s 24 confirmed system exclusives, a handful of which will be available at launch.
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Re-Living What Multiplayer Used to Be

by Nick Pinkertonon October 15, 2013
Multiplayer today is nearly synonymous with the online gaming experience, but it still frequently offers the chance for people to enjoy the same game on the same TV

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Drops the Hammer for Thor: The Dark World

by Nick Pinkertonon October 11, 2013
Cross-promotional marketing just keeps on striking at the right time.
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Ratchet and Clank Warp to PS3 Next Month with Into the Nexus

by Nick Pinkertonon October 5, 2013
Insomniac Games announced yesterday that its next installment in the Ratchet and Clank franchise, Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus, will be available on store shelves and PSN on November 12.


A Profile of EA’s New CEO, Andrew Wilson

by Nick Pinkertonon September 19, 2013
Andrew Wilson was announced as Electronic Arts‘ new CEO yesterday. He replaces John Riccitiello, who resigned in March.

Ubisoft Reveals Trailer for RPG Child of Light

by Nick Pinkertonon September 12, 2013
Today Ubisoft revealed a trailer for a new Japanese-style role playing game, Child of Light. This 2D side-scrolling RPG from Ubisoft Montreal is headed up by Patrick Plourde, creative director of Far Cry 3.

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Throwback Thursday | Dead Rising 2

by Nick Pinkertonon August 22, 2013
In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we check in with an Xbox 360 exclusive that Microsoft released as a free download on Xbox Live last week — Dead Rising 2.