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Celebrating 20 Years of Pokémon!

Want to feel old? This year marks the 20th anniversary of Pokémon. It is crazy how quickly twenty years have passed since Pikachu captured the hearts of so many children. (It does not look like he plans to give back your hearts anytime soon.) After twenty years, the Pokémon franchise is stronger than ever. Still releasing games, trading cards, new anime series, manga, and more. What do you do when you have such a huge fan base after...

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GameStop Accidently Ships Pirated Game Just In Time For Christmas

It’s frustrating when someone gifts you a game you’ve waited months for only to find out you’re one of the unlucky few who have a defective product. What would your reaction be if it turns out you were gifted a pirated copy of a game by mistake? The parents of Reddit user Vernm51 bought them a copy of Pokemon Heart Gold for Christmas after Vern was unable to find a copy at a local GameStop Vern’s parents...

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OverWatch for Consoles Confirmed By Blizzard Ahead of BlizzCon 2015

Blizzard’s surprise reveal from BlizzCon 2014 turned recent internet sensation, OverWatch, will be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One alongside the Windows PC version Blizzard announced today. It seems that several retailers – namely GameStop USA – put out store displays for OverWatch: Origin Edition ahead of tomorrow’s BlizzCon 2015 opening ceremonies.  The Origin Edition of the still in closed beta First Person Shooter will include a number of goodies and will be priced at $60...

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Gamestop CEO Says ‘Xbox 720’ Is HOT!

And no, we don’t mean Red Ring Of Death hot either.  According to GameIndustry, who spoke with the Gamestop CEO over a earnings call, the retailer has been hand in hand with Microsoft and their unannounced next-gen console. J. Paul Raines, the aforementioned CEO, had lots of positive things to say about Microsoft’s next console. Which is certainly great news for us as consumers. Especially regarding the “no used games” rumors that have set the gaming community on...

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Is the Next Xbox Anti-Consumer?

It’s not often that I like to express myself on rumors; with that being said, this one has floated around for a while: the elimination of used games. Now before you go grabbing your pitchforks and go on a witch hunt (keep them at arms reach though), this has not been confirmed by either Sony or Microsoft that it’s true.

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Skylanders: Giants “Hot Dog” Now Available For Pre-Order

If you’re all like me and have been playing the Skylanders games with your children, you’re always on the lookout for when the next characters are releasing.  I don’t know about other regions, but the Skylanders Giants figures seem to be staying in stock pretty well – I mean, Activision & Toys For Bob can’t really make any money of scalpers right? So today it was announced that you can now pre-order Hot Dog through Gamestop.com! I’m...

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Report: Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller will Last 80 Hours?

As we all know, Nintendo will be launching the Wii U in just a few short weeks and with that comes a couple of cool controllers like the Wii U Gamepad. Nintendo will also be releasing another conventional controller with the system as well. Dubbed the Wii U Pro Controller, the control itself looks like a different version of the Xbox 360 controller. Apparently, both Amazon and Gamestop is reporting some new details about the controller’s battery...

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GameStop Opening A Vintage Online Store?

At the first ever GameStop Expo in San Antonio, Texas this year, CEO Paul Raines revealed some interesting details in an interview with Polygon. The possible expansion into vintage games. It’s not official yet, but it’s an excellent business decision if GameStop does in fact decide to open up a vintage online store. Assuming their prices are reasonable, collectors of these older games will rejoice. I know for a fact there are still a few Marvel Comics...

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Halo 4 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Halo 4 is going to have a huge impact come Election Day, this November. If you’re thinking of picking up Master Chief’s latest ass kicking space adventure you might want to take these newly revealed Pre-Order bonuses into consideration. As is usual with gaming now-a-days Amazon, EB Games and Play.com all have different bonuses up for offer. EB Games (confirmed only for Canada at the moment) – Camo battle rifle & Festive Armor Amazon – Web Armor...

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