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NEWS – Free for XBL Gold: Defense Grid XBLA

Microsoft has announced that Defense Grid: The Awakening, a 4-year old XBLA title, will be free from July 1 – July 15.  This “free game” promotion is designed to combat Sony’s Playstation Plus program which offers several free games each and every month. Last month Microsoft offered Fable III for free to Gold members. The …

NEWS – Club Nintendo Offers 20 Bonus Coins June 28-30, 2013

For a very limited time, Nintendo will reward the purchase of any Wii U Virtual Console game purchase with an additional 20 Club Nintendo Coins. This offer is valid from 12:00am PST, June 28th to 11:59pm PST, June 30th. You will obviously have to link your Wii U console to your Club Nintendo account to …

NEWS – New Metal Gear Solid Legacy Trailer

Konami released a new trailer for METAL GEAR SOLID: THE LEGACY COLLECTION in preparation for the title’s North American release on July 9th, 2013. The trailer, shown exclusively at the KONAMI booth at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 (E3) trade show, encapsulates gameplay highlights from over two decades of the critically acclaimed METAL GEAR SOLID …

NEWS – Spelunker Now on Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console

Spelunker is one of the most punishing games of all time.  Because of this, some gamers love it while some gamers totally hate it. You can’t even fall two feet without dying, literally. This game hates you and will not show mercy. Official press release: Tozai Games announced that Spelunker, the fiendishly challenging classic platformer, …

NEWS – Ouya Now At Retail

The kickerstarter console, Ouya, is now available at retail locations throughout North America and the UK. This $99 Android power home console can be purchased at Amazon, BestBuy, Gamestop and Target.  However, most locations have already sold out so it might be best to call ahead. The system is bundled with the controller, a couple …

NEWS – Game Gear Titles Find New Home on 3DS eShop

June 13th not only marked the anticipated release of Mighty Switch Force! 2 by the well-received WayForward development studio, the 3DS now has access to four more Game Gear games via the eShop. Sonic the Hedgehog was Sega’s flagship Game Gear title.  Available for a $4.99 price tag, this Game Gear title featured impressive visuals …

E3 2013 News Summary

E3 week is always the craziest week for gaming each year. So much news, trailers, announcements, and demos are released that it takes teams of gaming journalists to capture all these important gaming details. But if you have not had time to keep up, here is just a brief snapshot of some of the biggest …

NEWS – Class of Heroes II Available Now for PSP-Vita

MonkeyPaw Games, Inc. in partnership with GAIJINWORKS, LLC today announced that import sequel J-RPG Class of Heroes 2 is now available for download on the PlayStation Network store for $24.99. The newly localized digital release, playable on the PSP system and PlayStation Vita system via PlayStation Network, was originally developed by ZeroDiv of Japan, renowned …

NEWS – GBC Zelda Titles Will Be on 3DS Virtual Console May 30

For the first time in about a decade, both The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (GBC) and the Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (GBC) will be available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop (3DS) on May 30, 2013. Both games will be available for a special sale price of $4.99 for a few …

NEWS – Shantae Hits 3DS eShop June 20, 2013

Confirmed via a Wayforward tweet, Shantae will be hitting the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20th.  A price has not been confirmed but should retail for somewhere around the $5 price point. For the first time outside of America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand will be able to take part in this fan favorite GBC …