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This War Of Mine gets a new update and some interesting player stats.

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This War of Mine recently hit Steam and it is a gigantic hit. The indie studio already recouped their development cost and it only took them two days to do so. Very awesome! 

The new update brings three new tracks from Polish Punk band, Cool Kids of Death, new character setups, enhanced locations, new animations and some bug fixes. 

The team at 11 but studios has also put together a nice info graph of some player stats since launch. The one I find interesting is that out of all the players that have the game, only 11% have seen the end of the war. There was also a player apparently that had a 15 hour, 58 minute session. 

If you are interested in trying the game, now may be the best time as it is currently 10% off or $17.99 on Steam.

Telltale's Game of Thrones release dates announced

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Telltale Games has announced that the first episode of their much anticipated Game of Thrones episodic series will be releasing next week across multiple platforms. 

Word comes way of Telltale's official twitter page which tweeted the release dates yesterday. On December 2, Iron From Ice will launch on PC, Mac, and in the US for PS4. 

The following day, on December 3, the opening episode will be coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, and European versions of the PS4. It will hit iOS a day later on December 4.

Telltale also revealed that the PS3 version will release the following week on December 9. The Android version, while still coming in December, has yet to receive a release date.

Iron From Ice will be the first episode in Telltale's six episode series of Game of Thrones. Check out the first look that Telltale teased last week.

Fifa 15 FUT Team of the Week for Nov. 26th

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This week's Fifa 15 FUT ToTW entry is HUGE.  The holiday deals approaching this weekend on packs will be in everyone's mind as "Record Breaker" Messi was added to the team.  The 95 overall blue card was released with his record breaking performance in the Champion's League setting the all time scoring record in the competition with his 74th goal.  Add this to his break of Barcelona all time scorer earlier in the season and this card is well deserved for the cover boy.  Attempting to not get oversight this week in the team are Juventus' Paul Pogba, and Manchester United's David De Gea, the Spanish GK making his second entry in to the team.  Another notable is Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen for his late game winner over the weekend.  Check out the full team below.

Starting XI

  • GK: David De Gea – Manchester United (England)
  • CB (RB): Paul Verhaegh  – FC Augsburg (Germany)
  • CB: Hilton – Montpellier HSC (France)
  • CB (RB): Danny Carvahal  – Real Madrid (Spain)
  • LM:  Christian Eriksen – Tottenham Hotspur (England)
  • CM (LM): Yannick Bolasie – Crystal Palace (England)
  • CM: Paul Pogba – Juventus (Italy)
  • RM (CAM) Dimitri Payet – Olympique de Marseille (France)
  • LF (ST): Ari – FC Krasnodar (Russia)
  • RF (ST): Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting – FC Schalke 04 (Germany)
  • ST (CF): Lionel Messi – FC Barcelona (Spain)

Substitutes & Reserves

  • GK: Sergio Padt – FC Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • CB: Carl Medjani – Trabzonspor (Turkey)
  • CAM: Cuauhtemoc Blanco – Puebla (Mexico)
  • LM: Jakob Ankersen – Esbjerg fB (Denmark)
  • ST: Rubin Okotie – TSV 1860 München (Germany)
  • ST: Danny Ings – Burnley (England)
  • ST: Aaron O'Connor – Newport County (England)
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The Evolution of Evolve: Episode 3

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2K and Turtle Rock have released the third installment of The Evolution of Evolve video series for their upcoming title, Evolve. Again hosted by Adam Sessler, this episode focuses on the work that went into developing the four unique classes of hunters and the way they interact to take on the monster.  

The video for episode three is below, and you can check out the previous videos for episode one and episode two as well as cast your vote in the current contest to give a name to the 4th monster.

Developed by the creators of Left 4 Dead, Evolve has won more than 60 awards and editorial honors, is the only game in history to earn the official E3 and Gamescom "Game of Show" awards in the same year, and is set to be released on February 10 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Co-op Gaming Sale hits PSN

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Sony has revealed that a slew of co-op games will be receiving price drops just in time for Thanksgiving. 

Some games will be receiving as much as a 65% price cut, 85% if you're a PS+ subscriber. The list of over 30 titles includes notable games such as Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and both LittleBigPlanet 1 and 2. 

Sony also noted that those who spend over $100 on anything in the PlayStation Store will receive $15 extra in credit in a deal that will last until December 2nd. 

For more on the co-op game sale that lasts until Monday, December 1st, check out the full table of discounts below. 

Title Platform PS Plus Price Sale Price Regular Price
3 on 3 NHL Arcade PS3 $3.49 $4.99 $9.99
Angry Birds: Star Wars PS4 $22.49 $24.99 $49.99
Angry Birds: Star Wars PS3 $17.99 $19.99 $39.99
Angry Birds: Star Wars PS Vita $17.99 $19.99 $39.99
Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! PS3 $14.00 $27.99 $39.99
Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! PS Vita $14.00 $27.99 $39.99
Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel PS3 $3.99 $4.99 $19.99
Awesomenauts Assemble PS4 $5.39 $5.99 $9.99
Battlefield 3 PS3 $3.99 $4.99 $19.99
Borderlands 2 PS3 $4.54 $6.49 $19.99
Bulletstorm PS3 $3.99 $4.99 $19.99
CHAOS CODE PS3 $5.99 $7.99 $11.99
Dark Souls II PS3 $19.59 $27.99 $39.99
EA SPORTS UFC PS4 $13.99 $19.99 $39.99
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse PS3 $8.99 $9.99 $59.99
Far Cry 3 PS3 $9.79 $13.99 $19.99
Fight Night Champion PS3 $3.99 $4.99 $19.99
LEGO The Hobbit PS3 $14.69 $20.99 $29.99
LEGO The Hobbit PS4 $19.59 $27.99 $39.99
LEGO The Hobbit PS Vita $9.79 $13.99 $19.99
LittleBigPlanet PS3 $7.99 $9.99 $29.99
LittleBigPlanet 2 PS3 $7.99 $9.99 $19.99
Lord of the Rings: War in the North PS3 $5.00 $9.99 $19.99
Madden NFL Arcade PS3 $3.49 $4.99 $9.99
Mercenary Kings PS4 $8.99 $11.99 $19.99
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition & NFL Blitz Bundle PS3 $3.99 $4.99 $19.99
NCAA Football 14 PS3 $8.99 $14.99 $29.99
Rayman Origins PS3 $9.79 $13.99 $19.99
Rayman Origins PS Vita PS Vita $13.29 $18.99 $26.99
Rayman Legends PS4 $19.59 $27.99 $39.99
Rayman Legends PS3 $19.59 $27.99 $39.99
Rayman Legends PS Vita $13.29 $18.99 $26.99
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition PS3 $14.69 $20.99 $29.99
RESOGUN PS4 $5.99 $7.49 $14.99
Soul Sacrifice Delta PS Vita $14.39 $17.99 $35.99
Surgeon Simulator: A&E Anniversary Edition PS4 $6.39 $7.99 $12.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows PS3 $8.99 $9.99 $14.99
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 PS3 $9.79 $13.99 $19.99
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PS3 $9.79 $13.99 $19.99
TowerFall Ascension PS4 $7.34 $10.49 $14.99
Trine 2: Complete Story PS4 $7.99 $9.99 $19.99

Another football on the block: FIFA Soccer drives popularity in the US

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I'm a bad American.  I like what the rest of the world calls football more than what we call football here in the United States.  It was the '94 World Cup that made me a fan of the sport, but for many Americans, it's EA Sports's FIFA franchise that is slowing turning America into a soccer-loving nation.  

EA Sports has released some data on the matter.  Rich Luker of Luker on Trends conducted an ESPN Sports Poll that shows, for the first time, a statistically positive correlation between American soccer fandom and FIFA Soccer.

Other datamazing facts:

-34% of gamers who played FIFA Soccer became pro soccer fans afterwards.

-50% of gamers who played FIFA Soccer became more interested in pro soccer

-95% of American gamers who play soccer videogames, play EA Sports FIFA

-The US ranked number 2 in FIFA 14 sales

-American gamers using MLS clubs increased 112% between FIFA 14 and FIFA 15

-Finally, in a year Americans played 293 million FIFA Soccer matches; they spent 3.1 billion minutes playing the game (I'm probably responsible for several hundred million of those minutes); and 637 million goals were scored.

News Roundup - 11/25/2014

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Microsoft celebrating Black Friday with Deals with Gold: Black Friday Edition

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Why risk your life going out to the store to buy some cheap games when you can stay at home, in the safety of your living room and pick up some games on the cheap?

Microsoft's weekly Deals with Gold will be celebrating Black Friday with some deals on Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. Some of these discounts are 75% - 80% off and there are some great games here.

Check out the full list of games after the jump as it's pretty big.  



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Hi-Rez gets into the Holiday spirit with tons of promotions for SMITE this weekend

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Time to sit down and have another marathon SMITE session this weekend as there are tons of promotions and sales going down to celebrate the holidays. The first thing that Hi-Rez has introduced is the new Holiday Chest. 

The Holiday Chest will run from now until January 14th 2015 and will contain six different Holiday themed items, some of which are exclusive to the chest. Each chest will cost 400 Gems. Here is a list of the items in the Holiday Chest. 

  • "Wreck The Halls" Fenrir
  • "Jingle Hel" Hel 
  • "Season Spirit" Sylvanus 
  • "Father Chrishmash" Bacchus 
  • "Nice and Naughty" Nu Wa (This item is chest exclusive)
  • "Winter Holiday's" bundle including a snowman ward skin and special loading frame (This item is chest exclusive) 

The great thing about these chests is that you can support a great cause as well. For every chest bought, Hi-Rez will donate $1 to the American Red Cross, which I am a huge supporter of. Please everyone, if you can, go donate blood. You have no idea how many lives you can save when you do. 

Hi-Rez will also introduce a Black Friday Gem sale. On Friday November 28th only, any purchase of Gems will net you free bonus Gems. Gems in SMITE can be used to purchase various items in the game including Gods, skins, and chest rolls. Here is a breakdown of the Gem packages, their prices and your bonuses.

  • Ultimate God Pack (Gives you every god in the game and any God released in the future) ($29.99) 600 gems free
  • 1500 Gem Pack ($24.99) 400 gems free (total 1900)
  • 2500 Gem Pack ($34.99) 800 gems free (total 3300)
  • 3500 Gem Pack ($49.99) 1200 gems free (total 4700)
  • 8000 Gem Pack ($99.99) 3000 gems free (total 11000)

Finally, Hi-Rez will also hold the Fall Harvest event this weekend. On Friday and Saturday, everyone will receive double Favor and up to 50 free Gems a day. On Sunday, the Fall Harvest event will begin. Everyone will earn 30 free Gems for getting the first win of the day bonus and a special Fall Harvest player icon. Players will also earn another 60 free gems for completing all six game modes.

Players will also earn double Favor, Worshipers and XP all day long. Finally, the match of the day will be a special Arena game mode with increased gold earning. The top 100 players who earn the most amount of gold throughout the day will earn a free 400 Gems. 


343 Industries releases apology regarding Halo:MCC issues.

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We're two weeks removed from one of the most anticipated releases this holiday season, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken.

343 Industries and Microsoft have been playing damage control ever since the launch, but there isn't enough PR in the world to save them from the barrage of upset players who continue to report long waiting times in matchmaking and massive issues in parties.

Today, the two companies released a joint apology.

On Nov 11th we released Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The goal being to create a tribute to Halo fans around the world, and to celebrate the Master Chief's debut on Xbox One. With the initial release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, however, we have not delivered the experience you deserve. I personally apologize for this on behalf of us all at 343 Industries. Our team is committed to working around the clock until these issues are resolved. 

While our team works on continual improvements and towards solutions, my commitment to you is that we will take care of all owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Our primary and continued focus is first on fixing the issues at hand. Once we've done that, we will detail how we will make this right with our fans.

On the matchmaking front, we have encountered unexpected issues that were not apparent in our internal test environment and that have resulted in a frustrating experience, including long matchmaking times and low session success rates. Within 343 Industries and Xbox, I can assure you that resolving these issues is our #1 priority. We continue to partner with the Xbox platform team to analyze all data to make ongoing server-side adjustments to continually improve the matchmaking experience. We are also preparing additional content updates that will address existing campaign, UI, and other issues to improve the overall experience. With each update we will carefully analyze data to confirm that the improvements we're seeing internally are also happening with fans at home.

Know that we're trying to be as nimble as possible to put fixes in place. We are planning multiple server-side tweaks and game content updates over the coming weeks. Looking forward, I want to give you a high-level cadence of the latest updates we're currently working on. Development and testing of our latest content update continues and we are on track for release later this week. We will update you on the status and patch notes of the content update once we have a better understanding of our release window. Only through making changes on both the "server side" (matchmaking and other server rulesets) and, via content updates (to the game itself), can we make the significant progress we're working towards. And in the interest of expediency, we're attacking the problem from both sides, non-stop.

As we have been, we will continue to post the details of our updates and other adjustments on Halo Waypoint. Please check our forums at for the latest details as we roll out further fixes.

Please accept my heartfelt apologies for the delay and for the negative aspects of your experience to date. We're doing everything in our power to resolve it as quickly as possible.


Obviously, the issues need to be resolved, but while they've acknowledged that there were issues with their internal tests, it's still disconcerting that the testing did not yield results anywhere close to what players are experiencing at home.

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