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Juri and more available for Street Fighter V on 26th July

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Street Fighter 4 fan favourite Juri and extra DLC premium costumes will be available to download and buy with both in-game and real currency for Street Fighter V on the 26th of July. Juri will be purchasable for $5.99 / € 5.99 / £4.99 or the in-game earnable equivalent of 100,000 fight money. There will also follow three ‘premium’ DLC costumes ... Read More »

SDCC Marvel Gaming Panel Brings Back Classic Games

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At San Diego Comic Con Marvel had a gaming panel. While no new games were announced, new characters are being added to most of their current games and two classics are getting another shot in the light. They started off with Marvel: Contest of Champions, an iOS/Android free to play fighting game developed by Kabam. The announcement here was for ... Read More »

Pokémon GO has been Data Mined

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On Thursday, July 22, 2016, the Pokémon website Pokémon Fortress made a post to their website, informing their readers that the popular Niantic application Pokémon GO  had been data mined. While that sounds concerning to the average layperson, data mining is simply a fancy way of saying “decoding”, and is a way of gathering new information on a game by ... Read More »

IsLureModuleActive is a tool that tracks Pokémon GO Lures

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Earlier this week, TechRaptor staff reported on Pokevision, a third-party Pokémon GO application for the massively popular Niantic game that allows players to track and locate Pokémon in real time. This application allows players the ability to better plan their catching trips, with the unfortunate caveat that it doesn’t work with Pokémon generated from Incense or Lure Modules. However, as ... Read More »

Man Facing up to 5 Years in Prison after Sending Death Threats to Blizzard

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We all get angry sometimes. We gamers tend to be very passionate about our hobby and due to the connectedness of the internet we usually have an open com channel with the developers of our favorite games. Some of this passion can turn to outright aggression due to the anonymous nature of most online interactions, but sometimes our anonymity isn’t ... Read More »

Behind the Scenes of South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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Did you know that South Park: The Fractured But Whole was not the game’s original name? And no, it wasn’t South Park: RPG 2 or something like that. Nope, instead it was originally South Park: The Butthole of Time according to a new video released by Ubisoft which had Matt and Trey discussing the upcoming game. The game’s name was changed when marketing told ... Read More »

The Division and Rocket League Up to 40% Off in Weekend Summer Sale

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Remember those batches of PC games Summer Sale we wrote about a few days ago? Well, the deals are continuing at GMG. If you’re in the market for a 2016 released PC co-op or multiplayer title, this latest batch of GMG Summer Sale deals will do nicely. This weekend, GMG has discounts up to 90% off in their “Fun with ... Read More »

Project Sonic 2017 Revealed, Coming to NX

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Surprise! You thought that Sonic Mania was SEGA’s only major Sonic the Hedgehog announcement tonight? Think again! While Sonic Mania is coming out Spring of 2017, Sonic Team has been working on their own title targeting a Holiday 2017 release. Although SEGA didn’t give us much info about the game, they did give us a short teaser trailer for the ... Read More »

New 2D Sonic Title Sonic Mania Announced

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Sonic Mania is a new title being released by Sega in 2017. Sega announced the new title during their streamed 25th Anniversary Celebration. The trailer mentions the history of the franchise and how it’s going to move forward. In doing so, however, they need to go back to their roots. The game is being made in collaboration with Christian Whitehead, ... Read More »

EVO 2016 – Day 3 Recap

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EVO Championship Sunday is a truly unique experience that has this magical air to it. It personifies all the best parts of the FGC and truly unites the segmented fandoms into a cohesive whole. EVO has transformed from the ragtag Battle of the Bay into the grandest stage of all to showcase the competition that so many adore. It has become ... Read More »