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Where The World's Best Fighting Game Characters Come From

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:45

Where The World's Best Fighting Game Characters Come From

Thanks to a tradition that goes back as far as Street Fighter II, fighting game stories are usually presented as world tournaments. It's a convenient narrative device, as it allows the opportunity to display fighting styles from around the world to distinguish characters from one another. But which of these countries produces the best fighters?

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Gauntlet Remake Release Date Pushed Back - News

gamrFeed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:43

Gauntlet, the remake of the popular 1985 Atari game, will be coming to Steam on September 23rd, publisher Warner Bros. has announced. 

Whilst the game will only be available from Steam at the time of release, Warner Bros. have said that they're working on a Steam OS version, meaning a Linux version should be imminent.

The game was originally meant to be released on September 3rd, but the delay gave developers Arrowhead Game Studios extra time to "fine-tune details in order to bring gamers an even more robust multiplayer experience". 

A video showcasing the reboot of Gauntlet can be viewed below:

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Gauntlet Remake Release Date Pushed Back - News

Buddy Complex Conclusion Anime's Trailer Streamed

Anime News Network - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:40
Broadcast slated for September, Blu-ray slated for November
Categories: General Anime

Here's What's 'Exclusive' In Destiny On PlayStation

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:31

Gamers have known that some stuff in Destiny would be exclusive to the PS3 and PS4 for a while now. But as it so often is , "exclusive" has been a vague term here. A new video Sony released today gives a clearer picture of everything that PlayStation owners will get their hands on before anyone else.

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Have you picked up your Metal Insider shirt yet?

Metal Insider - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:23
If you were in Richmond, VA earlier this month for the GWAR-B-Q, or have been out an about in New York at shows, you might have seen something you haven’t seen before – Metal Insider t-shirts. Enough bands and fans of the site have asked us if and when we’ll be making Metal Insider merch, and […]
Categories: Music

Anomaly 2 PS4 Release Date Confirmed - News

gamrFeed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:16

Anomaly 2 has already proven itself a successful sequel with its release on iOS, PC, Mac and Linux. Now it's coming to the PS4 this September 14th in America and September 17th in Europe.

The PS4 release marks Anomaly's first foray onto current generation consoles, and should pave the way for 11 Bit Studios to make more games on the PS4 and Xbox One in future. 

To mark the announcement, 11 Bit Studios released the following video on their YouTube account:

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Anomaly 2 PS4 Release Date Confirmed - News

Forza Horizon 2 Demo to Land Two Weeks Before Release - News

gamrFeed - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:04

Microsoft have announced that a demo for their upcoming racer, Forza Horizon 2, will be arriving on Xbox One two weeks before its release date (so that works out at the 16th September for the demo).

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The demo will include a handful of cars which you'll get to drive across the game's new European setting. Microsoft haven't announced which cars will be available to drive in the demo, nor which specific location you'll be driving in, but it's safe to assume it'll only be a small area of the entire game. 

No details were given on an Xbox 360 demo at the time of writing.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Forza Horizon 2 Demo to Land Two Weeks Before Release - News

Kodansha Seeks Fan Art From Around the World For Publication in Japan's Fairy Tail 46

Anime News Network - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:00
Kodansha is reaching out to international fan artists for art pieces to include in volume 46 of the Fairy Tail manga, which means your artwork could be...
Categories: General Anime

How To Walk Around Walls Using The Fourth Dimension

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:00

The above video will not help you in real, three-dimensional life. But it should help you understand how you'd be able to move if you could sidestep your way into a fourth spatial dimension—sort of like what might happen if a character in a 2D cartoon leapt into our 3D world.

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Baroness’ Peter Adams talks about fly fishing

Metal Insider - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:56
There’s a podcast for almost everything right now, and while we tend to listen to more of the comedy and/or metal ones out there, there are podcasts dedicated to fly fishing. While that’s not all that surprising, as city dwellers, we probably wouldn’t have known about it if it wasn’t for Baroness’ Facebook page telling […]
Categories: Music

Highlight Reel: Y'all Ready For A Knife Fight?

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:30

 Y'all Ready For A Knife Fight?

We've rounded up some of the best highlights from the past few days in the gaming world and put them all in one place for you. Today, a competitive Counter-Strike match turns into a knife fight, and more!

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Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum: “If It’s Not Dangerous And It’s Not Crazy, Then It’s Not F**king Interesting”

Metal Insider - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:22
Darkest Hour has never been one to repeat itself. Yet with its self-titled eighth album, the Washington D.C. band may have outdone itself. While it still captures Darkest Hour’s massive heavy riffs, the album is by far its most melodic and assessable release to date. Yet as guitarist Mike Schleibaum put it when speaking to […]
Categories: Music

Yen Press Adds 2 More Madoka Magica Spinoff Manga

Anime News Network - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:22
Orica Magica side story, Jeanne d'Arc story slated for spring
Categories: General Anime

Monopoly: Pokémon Kanto Edition board, box and release date confirmed: Remake to be released ...

BulbaNews - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:08
The American Gamestop website has listed the previously reported remake of Monopoly: Pokémon Edition with a release date of 15 September in the US and the title MONOPOLY: Pokémon Kanto Edition. An official USAopoloy page for the game has also been made with pictures of the box, board, counters, cards and currency notes as shown in the gallery of the article.
Categories: Pokemon News

​GTA Creators: Lindsay Lohan Is Suing Us 'For Publicity Purposes'

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:00

 Lindsay Lohan Is Suing Us 'For Publicity Purposes'

In July, Lindsay Lohan filed suit against Rockstar Games for a Grand Theft Auto V character that she says is based on her. Now the makers of Red Dead Redemption say that the movie star is only suing them to garner buzz.

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Let's Rank The Mario Kart Games, Worst To Best

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:44

Let's Rank The Mario Kart Games, Worst To Best

Happy birthday, Mario Kart! It's been 22 years since the first Mario Kart released on the SNES in Japan in 1992. How time flies, huh?

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07-Ghost's Amemiya, Ichihara Start New Manga

Anime News Network - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:30
"Battle action" manga will begin serialization in September
Categories: General Anime

What's The Best Solid State Drive For The Money?

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:30

What's The Best Solid State Drive For The Money?

A solid-state drive (SSD) is the best upgrade you can make to your computer, if not your life. Today we're not looking for the SSD with the most storage or the the very fastest speeds, but instead the one that's the best bang for your buck. Where's the happy medium between speed, size, reliability, and price? Tell us in the comments.

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Metal By Numbers 8/27: Space Ace invades the top 10

Metal Insider - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:22
Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yeah, we know Ace Frehley isn’t technically the Spaceman anymore; we’ve written enough stories about that to know, trust us. But you have to admit that the man still has a strong, uh, affinity […]
Categories: Music

Now that's a Yoshi of a different color!

Kotaku - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:22

Now that's a Yoshi of a different color! As part of its big Mario Kart 8 update announcement yesterday, Nintendo revealed that two of the game's most popular characters—Shy Guy and Yoshi—are now available in eight different shades. They all look pretty great:

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