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Sony shows off Pavilion, a new fourth-person (yes, fourth) puzzle game.

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We’ve all heard of first person games, and third person games, and even a few second person games.  But I bet you’ve never heard of a fourth person game.  Apparently, they do exist.  Well… one does, anyway.  It’s a puzzle game called Pavilion, and it’s coming to PS4 and PS Vita later this year.  Want to see it in action?  We’ve got all the details ahead, so read on.

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Nintendo shows off Bayonetta, Smash Bros, Yoshi and more in new Direct presentation

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Yes, it’s that time again.  Nintendo’s President Saturo Iwata has once again stepped in front of the cameras and delivered another uplifting presentation to the Nintendo faithful.  He brought along new footage from a number of upcoming releases, from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze to Bayonetta 2 and more.  See all the trailers for youself by reading on.

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Interview – Sanatana Mishra about Assault Android Cactus

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If you like your PC games fast, energetic, challenging and fun, Assault Android Cactus had better be on your watch list. The game is a twin stick shoot ’em up which features insane amounts of enemies on screen at any one time, and dazzles with eye-catching visuals. With support for up to 4 players at once, Assault Android Cactus is absolute bundles of fun and perfect for social gaming sessions. I recently caught up with Sanatana Mishra, the design guru from Witch Beam, the Brisbane based team responsible for Assault Android Cactus.

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Hey everybody, it’s Nintendo Direct time again!

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You have to give Nintendo credit for sticking to this “Direct” thing.  Sure, it’s not the way other companies in the industry handle announcements, but NIntendo isn’t other companies.  Their latest Nintendo Direct live stream contained a number of new trailers, and a few surprise premieres.  Read on for all the details.

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The council has spoken: 2013 VGX nominees announced

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The VGA’s are dead. Long live VGX.  Spike TV’s recently renamed video game awards show / marketing bonanza has unveiled the nominees for this year’s show.  It’s your typical mix of triple A blockbusters and indie darlings, with some surprises thrown in for good measure.  Read on, and check out the full list for yourself.

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Beat ‘em Up Royalty: Dragon’s Crown Review

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8 out of 10 Great

Ahh, Dragon’s Crown why are you nearly perfect? Why did you have to lean so hard into a controversial art style and that the dialogue around the game focused on breast size rather than the fact that you are a strong gale in the otherwise stagnant waters of the beat ‘em up genre? In other words Dragon’s Crown, should I spend the next decade wondering if you will spawn a sequel, spiritual or direct, in the hopes that the problems will be fixed the next time? Dragon’s Crown surprised me. The enormous sprites, the gorgeous hand painted backgrounds, the way […]

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Review – Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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I have a confession. Actually, it is more like a confession to an addiction. Animal Crossing has its hooks into me in more ways than I would like to admit.

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Concentration is the Name of the Game

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Have you found it hard to concentrate on things? Ever find yourself doing several things at once when you only set out to do one thing? Then Brain Age: Concentration Training for Nintendo 3DS is the game for you.

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Review – Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

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I did not purchase Donkey Kong Country Returns when it came out on the Wii. As a devout fan of the original 1994 SNES platformer, the original Donkey Kong Country already had a home on my Wii. While Retro Studios did enough to provide a good paintjob for the upgraded hardware, it came with the shortfall of the Wiimote, and this clumsy interface eventually predicted failure for the homage to one of Rare’s finest creations.

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Nintendo Direct drops some 3DS and Wii U knowledge

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It might be time to blow the dust off your 3DS, and give it a fresh charge.  In a new episode of their “Direct” series of announcements, Nintendo laid out their plans for the handheld console, and some of it sounds very impressive.  A new Link to the Past, anyone?  Read on for the details.

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