• Conker’s Bad Fur Day Sequel Is Way Overdue

    Ever since Microsoft purchased Rare in 2002, the studio has not been the absolute powerhouse it was in the 90s and early 00s. In the...

    Ever since Microsoft purchased Rare in 2002, the studio has not been the absolute powerhouse it was in the 90s and early 00s. In the past, Rare was responsible for some of the best, most cutting edge video games that helped redefine the industry. If you do not believe that notion, look no further than...
  • Yooka-Laylee Looks Like a Great Throwback to 3D Adventure Platformers

    Playtonic’s Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming 3D adventure platform game, Yooka-Laylee, has been an overall smashing success. The game destroyed its original pledge goal of...

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    Playtonic’s Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming 3D adventure platform game, Yooka-Laylee, has been an overall smashing success. The game destroyed its original pledge goal of $270,000. In less than a day, the campaign raced past its maximum stretch goal of $1.2 million. Currently, Playtonic’s campaign has raised close to $2 million to develop the game,...
  • Battletoads Remake Sounds Like a Good Idea

    Per the NeoGAF forum, Microsoft has filed for a new trademark for the Battletoads franchise. The trademark filing occurred earlier this month. According to the forum...

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    Per the NeoGAF forum, Microsoft has filed for a new trademark for the Battletoads franchise. The trademark filing occurred earlier this month. According to the forum post, the filing was a 1B filing (Application Based on Intent to Use) for game software. The trademark filing does not necessarily mean Microsoft is developing a new Battletoads game...
  • Is Microsoft’s Reign of Terror at an End?

    Microsoft’s method of keeping game exclusives has been somewhat shady: they pay exorbitant amounts of money and do not allow companies to publish elsewhere for...

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    Microsoft’s method of keeping game exclusives has been somewhat shady: they pay exorbitant amounts of money and do not allow companies to publish elsewhere for at least six months. Even high-profile companies like Bethesda had to stay true to this, as their Dawnguard expansion is still exclusive to the XBOX360, even though the developer has...