E.T. excavated from New Mexico Landfill

“E.T.,” An 1984 game that Atari had given up on after its embarrassing failure to empress had been uncovered from a New Mexico Landfill. On April 26th, 2014, a group consisting of Fuel Industries, Microsoft and others alongside the New Mexico government had dug up the landfill as part of a documentary.

The the excavation unearthed a large number of Atari games including “E.T.” along with consoles, controllers and game covers.  The dig helped seal the deal and confirm on a rumor that Atari had dumped its 750k copies of the game after failing to move them more than 80-90% of their inventory.

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Battlefield 4 Patch Update March 4th, 2014 3/4/2014

Battlefield 4 Patch UpdateThe Battlefield 4 Patch Update issued on March 4th, 2014 issues many tweeks to the game including improvements with vehicles to rate of fire of a couple of weapons.  The patch weighs around 1.4GB and will take most users a good 15 minutes to complete.  The list of changes for the Battlefield 4 patch update are posted below:

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[PS4] Thief Gameplay – I suck at Thief… SMH

I’ve been playing Thief for the PlayStation 4 and sucking at it. Check the gameplay below:

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Flappy Bird Sales – The Most Expensive App of All Time?

In the wake of a world where Flappy Bird is no longer downloadable (See ‘Flappy Bird’ Taken Down…), a few smart people decided to do some Flappy Bird Sales by selling their phones with the app pre-installed which is now worth more than $10,000 on eBay according to these listings:

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‘Flappy Bird’ is taken down after huge success.

In the aftermath of ‘Flappy Bird’ success, creator Dong Nguyen has had it with all the attention that he’s been getting the past week. This is what Nguyen had to say after the huge backlash:

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New Duke Nukem Game Coming?

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So what’s the story behind this franchise? Well, we all know what happened to the return of the king of FPS in the 2011 Duke Nukem Forever. Indeed, the king made a comeback but now as much as fans hoped for a more spectacular one. Gearbox’s intentions were obviously on the good side but not so much on the side of the consumer including critics. So is a new Duke Nukem game coming? Yes…but once again not the way you expected.

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New Sonic Game for 2015

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The last “Sonic The Hedgehog” game released was Sonic 2006 for the PS3 and Xbox 360 and everyone knows how that game turned out. It is the epitome of crappy video games perhaps the king of popular crappy games. Past grudges aside, at times news release accidentally to the masses and definite the new sonic game is something that can tingle those little excited Sonic fans who long for a bigger and better Sonic game

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Nintendo To License Characters To Partners

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Currently, the most talked about subject in the industry is Nintendo. After a rocky launch release and a shortage of games for the Wii U, Nintendo is now assessing what to do with their beloved franchises as well as the system itself.

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Battlefield 4 Patch Update February 1st, 2014

A Battlefield 4 patch update has been released today weighing at around 993MB for the PlayStation 4 Console. The patch makes significant changes to all DMR weapons.

DMR Balance Tweaks

  • Increased the damage of all DMRs across all ranges. Specifically, damage has been increased at long ranges to allow three-hit kills against unarmored opponents. Additionally, reduced the penalty to accuracy for sustained DMR fire, allowing more rapid follow up shots in combat. The amount of the damage increase varies from weapon to weapon, according to its intended range, rate of fire, and damage. We will continue to monitor the effectiveness of DMRs in combat, and determine if additional action is needed to make DMRs a viable mid to long range weapon.

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Updated PlayStation 4 2014 Release List

ps4 firmware bannerPlayStation 4 Release List – The PlayStation 4 has been out for over a couple of months with gamers eager to build their inventory of games. Here is a list of games we can expect to see in the coming months:

January 2014:

  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition – 1/28/2014
  • Basement Crawl – 1/28/2014

February 2014:

  • The LEGO Movie Videogame – 2/7/2014
  • Thief – 2/25/2014
  • Raymond Legends – 2/25/2014

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