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Nintendo's Game Boy Just Turned 25

Kyle Bell on Thursday, July 31st

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Nintendo's venerable Game Boy line of monochrome handheld devices caught the world by storm when it launched in North America on July 31, 1989. Nintendo has clutched to video game handheld dominance ever since.

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Homefront Series Gets a New Home

Kyle Bell on Thursday, July 31st

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Deep Silver announced Wednesday that it had acquired the Homefront video game brand and all of its assets from Crytek. This includes the previously-announced Homefront: The Revolution. The development will be continued in newly founded, Nottingham, UK-based Deep Silver Dambuster Studios.

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Mario Springs to Action in Real-Life Super Smash Bros. Trailer

Kyle Bell on Wednesday, July 30th

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Mario - Super Smash Bros.

It's not a secret. We love fan fan-made video game content. So when I saw a fake teaser trailer for Nintendo's upcoming Super Smash Bros. on the Wii U and 3DS, I had to share it.

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Space Engineers Update Brings Dedicated Servers and Factions

Kyle Bell on Wednesday, July 30th

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Indie developer Keen Software House has updated its Steam Early Access hit Space Engineers with new features including dedicated servers, player factions, hacking and tools for driving. Nearly one million people have downloaded the game so far.

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New Female Assassin's Creed Unity Character Revealed

Kyle Bell on Tuesday, July 29th

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Assassin's Creed Unity Elise

Ubisoft released a new trailer today for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity. The trailer reveals a new character in the game, Elise. Assassin's Creed Unity will be released on October 28 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord Coming to US and Europe

Kyle Bell on Monday, July 28th

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Atlus is bringing the turn-based strategy cult hit, Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord, to North America. NIS America will be releasing the game in Europe. While the game's original Japanese audio will be left intact, Atlus is localizing text into English.

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Tekken 7 Teaser Trailer Shown at San Diego Comic Con

Kyle Bell on Monday, July 28th

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Bandai Namco Games was at the San Diego Comic Con over the weekend. Tekken series Game Director and Chief Producer Katsuhiro Harada sat on a panel to talk about the upcoming game and also show off a teaser trailer. Watch the Tekken 7 teaser trailer below the fold!

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One of Wii's Last Games Comes with a Free Wii U Upgrade

Kyle Bell on Sunday, July 27th

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Skylanders: Trap Team will be one of the last games ever released on the Wii. To ensure that players will get the most enjoyment out of their purchase, Activision has announced that the game will come with a bit of an insurance policy: a free code for the Wii U version of the game.

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Australian Gamers Get Doom Working on an ATM

Kyle Bell on Sunday, July 27th

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Have you ever wanted to play a video game on an ATM? No? Me neither. But that's exactly what one pair of Australian geeks did for classic PC game Doom.

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Ghost Car Gives Gamer Chance to Play With Deceased Father One Last Time

Kyle Bell on Saturday, July 26th

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Original Xbox controller jewel

Internet comments are oftentimes abusive, pointless and downright mean. Even the best commenting systems struggle to filter out the junk from genuine debate and the expression of human experiences. Yet one comment on a YouTube video struck me as unusually uplifting, a perfect reflection of what gaming culture should strive to be (hat tip to Engadget for picking up on it).

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