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Destiny: The Taken King to launch in September with new subclasses, raid

Destiny: The Taken King to launch in September with new subclasses, raid

Big news for Destiny players today! It seems a significant amount of marketing material for the next expansion to the open-world FPS game has leaked, presumably just before an official announcement at E3 next week. Titled The Taken King, the new add-on seems to feature much more content than Destiny's previous two expansions, including new subclasses, a new raid and boss, and possibly even a new enemy race. The info also states The Taken King will see release on September 15th, with a price of $40 in the US.

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Mega Man Legacy preserves the past by playing in the present

Mega Man Legacy preserves the past by playing in the present

Capcom announces the Mega Man Legacy Collection, letting it be known that they'll not just be stopping here when it comes to restoring the classics. Just like we've got restoration for comic books, and we've got preservation efforts in place to keep historic buildings intact, so too will Capcom - and the rest of the gaming industry - bring back, restore, and rejuvenate classic video games from our past. This effort brings the original six Mega Man games to our present for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS, and PC this summer.

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Fallout 4 is too advanced for PS3 and Xbox 360 tips source

Fallout 4 is too advanced for PS3 and Xbox 360 tips source

If you are a gamer looking forward to the highly anticipated next installment in the Fallout franchise who isn’t on a PC or next generation console, start saving your money. Word has come from a Bethesda community lead that the next installment in the franchise, Fallout 4 is so advanced that it won't come to the Xbox 360 or PS3 game consoles. The game is simply too advanced according to the source.

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1TB Xbox One Halo MCC bundle spotted briefly on Amazon

1TB Xbox One Halo MCC bundle spotted briefly on Amazon

Monkey see, monkey do, or something like that. It was just last week when keen eyes have spotted a PlayStation 4 at the FCC bearing a rather generous 1 TB of storage. Now, it's the Xbox One's turn to get such a leak. A product page on Amazon appeared, and quickly disappeared, showing a special Xbox One Halo: Master Chief Collection bundle that, yes, also included 1 TB of storage and the much leaked new wireless controller. And although the item has disappeared off the Internet, chances are we will get to see it again next week.

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Amazon looking to move up in the PC gaming industry

Amazon looking to move up in the PC gaming industry

Amazon Games Studio is expanding with a new round of hiring. Amazon Senior designer, Kim Swift, posted the hiring news to Linkedin. According to the Swift's post, "My team here at Amazon Game Studios is hiring like crazy and we're looking for the best of the best for a new PC game project using the latest technology." The team is looking to hire a range of game developer positions. If you've got the talent and are looking for something new, it never hurts to check out a new opportunity.

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Final Fantasy Tactics now available from Google Play

Final Fantasy Tactics now available from Google Play

The game Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is now available for download from the Google Play Store. The game was launched by Square Enix on Thursday, and it is rated “E” for Everyone. Says the maker, this was the series’ first tactical RPG, and it was released back in 1997. The game then made another appearance after being released — again — in 2007 for the PSP, garnering itself a larger fan base. Now mobile users can enjoy it, too.

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SteamOS 2-years later: why you don’t want it

SteamOS 2-years later: why you don’t want it

Back in September of 2013, Valve revealed SteamOS - now it's time for action. Here in June of 2015, just a bit under two years later, Valve's revealed the final iteration of the Steam Controller, the key to the system - the one component you can't buy anywhere else. Every other piece of this gaming environment can be had elsewhere, or run on a PC you've got at home. After months and months of preparation, Valve's presented a system they hope will take over your living room. Is it too late? Has the company lost all momentum? Is SteamOS dead in the water before it launches in ernest?

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Star Wars: Uprising mobile game tells post-Return of the Jedi story

Star Wars: Uprising mobile game tells post-Return of the Jedi story

As the release date for The Force Awakens draws nearer, Disney and Lucasfilm have just announced a new Star Wars mobile game that will fill in some of the story between the new movie and the original trilogy. While it may be difficult to expect a RPG on mobile be anything better than mediocre, Star Wars: Uprising has high ambitions, and even though there are free-to-play elements, the story being told is part of the universe's new canon.

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Pac-Man, Tetris and more inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame

Pac-Man, Tetris and more inducted into Video Game Hall of Fame

Some of the most recognizable and beloved video games have been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, it has been announced. There are six games in total that have received the honor, and they are comprised of Pac-Man, Tetris, Pong, Super Mario Bros., Doom, and World of Warcraft. The games are said to have received this honor for more than one reason, the biggest one being that they've "transcended the world of gaming" to have a larger impact on the world as a whole.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Review

When we saw the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X, we knew it was only a matter of time before the company brought heat to the slightly more pocket-friendly segment. For gamers that want top-of-the-line performance without dropping a thousand bucks on a GPU, there's the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti. This card takes the $650 spot in NVIDIA's lineup, carving out a place for itself with 6GB of GDDR5 RAM, 2816 CUDA cores, and and the same clock speeds as the king Titan X. With just 8% less CUDA goodness than the $1k X, you're getting this card for a whole lot cheaper.

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