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Why Did Mangotron Withdraw Discussion concerning GamerGate?


You probably recently saw a post on Mangotron claiming that a writer at Mangotron had recently been doxxed by GamerGate supporters and therefore the website would no longer be discussing GamerGate. It also withdrew its previous interview with Liz F an avid GamerGate supporter. Many GamerGate supporters had been outspoken fans of Mangotron, and the interview and it originally confused ... Read More »

Slender: The Arrival Comes to Current Gen Consoles

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Pan European Game Information, or PEGI, recently announced the age rating for Slender: The Arival, confirming its release on Wii U and Xbox One and Playstation 4. The game’s rating states that “The content of this game is suitable for persons aged 12 years and over only. It contains: Images or sounds likely to be horrifying.” Read More »

View the Opening Cinematic for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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CD Projekt Red has dubbed the trailer “The Trail” and according to the developer this is the opening cinematic of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. For running just under three minutes this trailer showcases quite a few prominent figures that will play important roles in the upcoming sequel. Read More »

This Week in Kickstarter – 10/24/14

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This Week in Kickstarter, we at Techraptor thought we would look at some upcoming projects that have us excited. CT: Demon’s Revenge – a side scrolling arcade rpg as well as animated adventure game based on H.P Lovecraft’s “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward” as well as numerous others. This week is a special “games only”  edition. We will have ... Read More »

Summarizing the Smash Bros. Wii U Direct

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Nintendo promised at least 50 facts in the October 23rd Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Direct that distinctly separate the title from the recently released 3DS Smash Brothers title. Here is the archived Direct for those who didn’t have a chance to see it live or wish to supplement this summary.) The crucial technical details regarding the Wii U ... Read More »

Games For Windows Live Prepares To Die.


With the last dying breath of Games For Windows Live comes the announcement of how BandaiNamco and others plan to deal with this obsolete piece of software no longer plaguing the lives of pc gamers everywhere. As of October 22nd, the publishers for Dark souls announced that despite the death of Games For Windows Live the servers for Dark Souls ... Read More »

Ubisoft Announces PC Requirements for Assassin’s Creed Unity


Ubisoft have announced today the system requirements, both minimum and recommended, for playing Assassin’s Creed: Unity on your PC, and boy are they heavy! We are looking at Ubisoft’s latest game in its Assassin’s Creed series, which puts you in 18th-century Paris during the French Revolution. The new focus seems to be on improving city dynamics and co-op multiplayer missions ... Read More »

50 Super Smash Bros. Facts from the Nintendo Direct!

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Labeled the 50 Fact Extravaganza, the latest Nintendo Direct laid out 50 things for us to expect from the new Wii U. We’ll go through each and every one of them, from the big surprises to the one sentence stuff, and lay out what they mean, or you can watch the direct yourself! From Mewtwo to Stage Building, all the ... Read More »

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Rolls Out Public Beta For 1.14 Patch


SCS Software has announced today on Steam that it is now allowing players to update to the public beta of its 1.14 patch. This new patch will bring in some new features into the game and (gasp) a new truck! If you feel like giving a hand and testing out the new features while giving your input, it’s time to ... Read More »

Rocket League Release Date Announced


The sequel to the cult hit Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars (whew) is getting a sequel, with both a name that doesn’t stretch to infinity and a promise for continuity. Read More »