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Frog Fractions 2 found hidden within a game about fairies

Frog Fractions 2 found hidden within a game about fairies

The game Frog Fractions 2, a sequel to the oddity Frog Factions, has been discovered in a Steam game about fairies. The discovery comes two years after the Kickstarter for Frog Fractions 2 launched, and is the end result of a bunch of clues and hunting amongst fans. The discovery was ultimately made when the fairy game — Glittermitten Grove — received a large update at the same time a video of a button press ‘launching’ Frog Fractions 2 was published.

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Nickelodeon may be working on an animated Nintendo show

Nickelodeon may be working on an animated Nintendo show

Nickelodeon may be planning an animated show based on a popular Nintendo game franchise, at least per comments made recently on the Nick Animation Podcast. According to Federation Studios’ Fred Seibert, there’s some project underway that ‘needs to go unnamed,’ but it is ‘based on one of the most world famous video games of the last 30 years.' While there are many games that could fit the bill, speculation has it the game comes from Nintendo.

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Gravity Rush: The Animation ties first game to upcoming sequel

Gravity Rush: The Animation ties first game to upcoming sequel

If you’re a fan of the first Gravity Rush video game, Studio Khara has a treat for you: Gravity Rush: The Animation. This animation, which was previously announced with a launch after Christmas, aims to bridge the gap between the first Gravity Rush game and the upcoming game sequel, Gravity Rush 2. The animation is split into two parts, which were recently released as a full single video.

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Mobile apps and games on sale to fill your stockings

Mobile apps and games on sale to fill your stockings

For some overly excited people, they are just counting down the hours to the festivities. But why waste your time looking back and again at your watch when you can spend it shopping for apps and games instead. And maybe play those games while you’re at it. Unsurprisingly, it’s the season for sales and promos and you’re going to find a lot of them around. To help you get started, here are some of our top picks as well as some publisher lists to get you started. While most are for Android, be on the lookout for magical iOS links as well.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic launches for Android and iOS

RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic launches for Android and iOS

Atari has launched RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, a new mobile game for iOS and Android that brings together the best of Rollercoaster Tycoon and RollerCoaster Tycoon 2. The game is available for the most popular mobile devices: Android phones and tablets, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, for $5.99 USD. This game follows RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare ‘Sabotage’ DLC for PS4 arrives January 31

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare ‘Sabotage’ DLC for PS4 arrives January 31

The first DLC Map Pack for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be released for the PlayStation 4 first, and it’ll be available starting January 31. The DLC is called “Sabotage,” and it’ll bring a few new multiplayer maps, as well as the fan-favorite co-op zombie experience, this one dubbed “Rave in the Redwoods.” Of course, other platforms will get access to the DLC some time later.

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Super Mario Run DLC isn’t planned, so don’t hold your breath

Super Mario Run DLC isn’t planned, so don’t hold your breath

Super Mario Run is a few days old and, unfortunately, not terribly exciting. Early reviews are lower than hoped for, with a glut of one-star reviews dragging down the game's overall App Store rating. The disappointment has resulted in Nintendo's shares falling, and now there's some bad news for those who did enjoy the game: there's no Super Mario Run DLC planned, so what you see is what you get.

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DOOM Bloodfall DLC arrives alongside double points weekend

DOOM Bloodfall DLC arrives alongside double points weekend

Bethesda has announced the release of the third and final DLC for DOOM (2016). The latest DLC is called Bloodfall, and it is of the multiplayer variety. As has become popular with special expansions, Bethesda has also announced a double points weekend that’ll run until next Monday (December 19). Those without a DOOM season pass can buy the DLC individually for $14.99 USD.

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Modern Warfare Remastered update adds female soldiers in multiplayer

Modern Warfare Remastered update adds female soldiers in multiplayer

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered free December update has launched, and it brings with it a bunch of changes, among them being the addition of female soldiers to the game’s multiplayer. The update is a large one overall, and likewise includes half a dozen new maps, as well as a pair of new gameplay modes and even some holiday-themed weapon camo including ‘ugly sweater.’ Console owners are also getting a 'goodie' previously only available to PC gamers.

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Star Wars: Battlefront goes free on Xbox One for EA Access members

Star Wars: Battlefront goes free on Xbox One for EA Access members

Rogue One hits theaters this week, and so the currently most popular Star Wars game, Battlefront, is getting all the perks ahead of time. Game owners just got access to the Rogue One DLC on December 6th, and now some Xbox One owners are getting another special perk: free access to the game, assuming they have an EA Access subscription. The subscription, of course, provides access to the EA Access game vault.

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BioShock game series gets Xbox One backward compatibility

BioShock game series gets Xbox One backward compatibility

The BioShock game series is now supported by Xbox One backward compatibility, it has been announced, enabling gamers to play the beloved series without having to buy the new BioShock remastered collection. The announcement was made today by Xbox’s Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb, and the games are already listed as supported in the official Xbox One backward compatibility game list.

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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ DLC hits Steam on January 3

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ DLC hits Steam on January 3

The Binding of Isaac expansion "Afterbirth+" will be available via Steam starting on January 3, the game's creator has announced. The DLC will cost $9.99 USD, discounted to $6.66 during the first week for those with the first DLC, and comes ahead of the planned spring 2017 release of the console version. A trailer teasing the newest DLC has also been published.

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