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Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle set to land May 30

Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle set to land May 30

Mario Kart, among the best franchises Nintendo has of late, is getting ready to make a big splash on Wii U. To celebrate, Nintendo will be introducing a Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle, which comes with a free download for one digital title from Nintendo’s eShop. Along with Mario Kart TV and a slew of new items, racers, and levels, players can now be totally immersed in Mario Kart.

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Rovio releases earnings, shows ‘Angry Birds’ not enough

Rovio releases earnings, shows ‘Angry Birds’ not enough

Rovio, the studio behind the once-popular Angry Birds franchise, has released their 2013 earnings. The 37 million euro in earnings suggests a healthy game studio, but when compared to the 77 million euro brought in for 2012, things may not be so rosy for the Angry Birds team. Further clouding their future is net profits of 26.9 million euro — a big drop-off from the 55.5 million euro earned in 2012.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks to space for humanity’s salvation

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks to space for humanity’s salvation

It's been a long time coming, almost literally. After more than two decades of letting gamers become virtual gods and rulers, the beloved game franchise is now expanding to the logical next frontier and mankind's last hope for finding a new home. Firaxis and Sid Meier are finally bringing Civilization to outer space!

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Titanfall live-action content to be produced by Playfight

Titanfall live-action content to be produced by Playfight

One of the most awaited video games of this year is set to launch in a few hours, and yet we're still receiving an interesting piece of news. Apparently, some still unknown live-action original content will be coming our way from game creators Respawn Entertainment and VFX studio Playfight.

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Xbox One March update arrives

Xbox One March update arrives

The Xbox One March update that was detailed a few days ago has arrived for all Xbox One owners, and with it comes a variety of improvements, features, and fixes. Microsoft launched a video to show off all the improvements that come with the update, which we have for you after the jump.

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Apple and Google reported to be pulling down games on the basis of “Flappy” names

Apple and Google reported to be pulling down games on the basis of “Flappy” names

Like a zombie that refuses to die, Flappy Bird has still been seeing some activity days after its official demise thanks to imitations and scams proliferating on the Internet. Now it seems that Google and Apple are finally putting an axe to those clones by rejecting or even removing games from iTunes App Store and Google Play Store if they have the word "Flappy" in their name.

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Final Fantasy XIV heads to PS4 in April

Final Fantasy XIV heads to PS4 in April

Fans of the Final Fantasy franchise that have a PS4 have a new game in the franchise to look forward to in the next couple of months. Square Enix has announced that the next game in the franchise will be coming to the PS4 game console on April 14. The game is called Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

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Wikipad Gamevice controller teased for Android and Windows 8

Wikipad Gamevice controller teased for Android and Windows 8

Coming just ahead of CES, Wikipad has unveiled their latest mobile gaming device. This one is called the Gamevice gamepad, though it isn't one we will be seeing next week at CES. In fact, while Wikipad has unveiled the Gamevice, they haven't said much in terms of when it will be available, or how much it will end up costing.

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Microsoft’s Project Spark enters public beta on Windows 8.1

Microsoft’s Project Spark enters public beta on Windows 8.1

Project Spark was announced for the Xbox One back in June. The game is described as being one that offers "an endless adventure where everything is customizable." Project Spark will allow users to play what other creators have built and also build for others. Basically, the users are the creators and the players. And there is a bit of good news for those who may have been waiting to get hands-on with Project Spark.

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Half-Life 3 is not in production, says Valve voice actor

Half-Life 3 is not in production, says Valve voice actor

Fans of the Half-Life franchise have lived in a state of anguish for quite awhile now, ever-hoping for a game that seems to have become nothing more than mythos. Though some keep dropping teasing suggestions that Half-Life 3 has been confirmed, one faithful Valve voice actor has come forward to dash hopes and set the record straight: the game isn't being developed right now, he says.

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Google Glass alien shooter game in the works

Google Glass alien shooter game in the works

The comical nature of paying a game that no one else can see aside, developer Sean McCracken is working on an alien shooter game for Google Glass, calling it on his Google+ a mix between 3D Space Invaders and Missile Command. Earlier this week, McCracken showed the game off in a short, somewhat hard to watch video on Instagram, and today a more detailed video has been posted.

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Google Chrome now lets you Cube Slam your friend’s face

Google Chrome now lets you Cube Slam your friend’s face

Google has announced the latest in its Chrome Experiments, an in-browser game called Cube Slam that lets you slam a small cube into your friend's face (or a bear's face, if you're so inclined). While this isn't the first game of this nature we've seen, this is arguably one of the most enjoyable, bringing a bit of air-hockey like game play to Chrome.

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