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Rumour: Super Smash Bros. 4 Leaker Found, Fired & Sued

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Nintendo has been having a run of bad luck lately, especially in keeping things under wraps where Super Smash Bros. 4 is concerned.

The upcoming brawler has been hit with leaks detailing the games playable characters and such. Nintendo has apparently identified the leaker within Nintendo of America and as the rumour goes, the leaker has been fired and is being sued by Nintendo.

News: LEGO Marvel Superheroes Confirmed For PS4 & Xbox One

lego marvelTT Games’ upcoming super-hero packed fun-a-thon, LEGO Marvel Superheroes, will indeed be seeing a release on the next-gen consoles, according to publisher Warner Brothers.

In addition to being released on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, PS Vita and PC, it’ll also be available for Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One.

News: ‘First Look’ At EA’s Star Wars Plan This E3

eastarwarsFrank Gibeau of EA recently confirmed that during this years E3, EA would be showing off their plans for the Star Wars license that they have recently acquired.

According to Fran Gibeau’s post on the EA’s Beat blog, the E3 conference will be giving us “a first look at our plans for the Star Wars partnership with Disney.”

What this is set to entail, we’ve no idea.

News: Sonic: Lost World Coming To Wii U & 3DS, Nintendo Exclusive

Sonic: Lost WorldSonic: Lost World has been announced for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems, and will remain a Nintendo exclusive.

The announcement comes from the Nintendo Direct Broadcast where Nintendo President Saturo Iwata revealed that Sonic: Lost World would be coming to Nintendo’s games consoles.

Great News: EA Kills, Buries & Mourns The Online Pass

EAOnlinePassRecently all news regarding EA has been bad news. Lay-offs, cancelled games, acquiring the Star Wars license, it’s all be terribly sad as of late.

So it’s with much joy that we get to report that EA has decided to do-away with the controversial Online Pass system that has plagued just about every EA game over the last few years,

Speaking to GameInformer, Electronic Art’s VP of corporate communications, Jeff Brown gave an explanation for the corporations decision:

“There’s not much to say.

Bad News: EA Given Exclusive Rights To Star Wars Games

star wars: battlefront III was nearly finishedIf you thought the Star Wars franchise died with The Phantom Menace, or even Kinect Star Wars, or maybe the day Disney flashed it’s skirt at George Lucas, revealing wads of lovely cash, you were wrong.

It has recently been revealed that Disney, who now owns the Star Wars franchise, has given “the most hated company in America”, EA, exclusive rights to developer future games set in the Star Wars universe.

News: Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time Release Date Confirmed, Trailer Inside

plantsvszombies2The follow-up to the highly successful and completely unavoidable Plants vs. Zombies is set to release this summer with Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time.

EA has released a trailer for the upcoming strategy game as well as informing us that the sequel will launch this July, though no exact date was specified.

News: GameStop Expo To Allow Gamers Some Hands-On Time With PS4

ps4If you’re itching to get your hands on the PS4 then you’ll want to check out this years GameStop annual expo as they’ll be letting members of the general public get some hands-on time with the upcoming PS4.

The event takes place on August 28th at the Sands Convention Centre in Las Vegas and begins at 11.00am (though VIP’s get early access at 10.00am) and runs all day until 6.00pm.

Feature: Call of Duty Announcement May 1st: Our Predictions

Call-of-Duty-ghostsYesterday UK retailer Tesco leaked the box art for Call of Duty: Ghosts, pretty much confirming that the next entry in the very long running series will indeed be Call of Duty: Ghosts. 

We’ve previously heard from Activision that “all will be revealed” on May 1st, but what exactly will it be?

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts Box Art Leaked Via Tesco

callofdutyghoststescoOops… More leaks… Yay!

This time it’s UK retailer Tesco who’ve done the dirty and leaked the box art for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The image appears to show a man pulling on the fan-favourite’s iconic skull mask as well as firmly displaying the Infinity Ward logo.

News: FIFA 14 Announcement Brings Details & Screens

fifa14-1Every year a new FIFA football game gets released, this year is no different with today’s announcement from EA confirming that FIFA will be returning with FIFA 14 on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC, though we fully expect FIFA 14 to release across pretty much every platform available, so a Wii U, PlayStation 4, Next Xbox, PS Vita and 3DS version are already pretty much a given.

Opinion: Batman Arkham Origins

batman-arkham-origins-gameRiddle me this:
What happens when the “Worlds Greatest Detective” is not met with steady rock?

The announcement of a new Batman game developed butterfly’s in my stomach and that giddy feeling you get, much like a middle-aged woman with a ticket to a Take That concert.

News: Batman Arkham Origins Confirmed, PS Vita & 3DS Getting Separate Title

batman-arkham-originsHoly smokes Batman, there’s a new Batman game coming!

Seriously, it’s true. As we suspected and predicted, Batman Arkham Origins is due to release later this year alongside Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate, a handheld 2.5D game specifically for the PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

Monday Bargains: The Latest Cheap Games

tomb-raider-bowAs promised, we’re going to start letting you know the best prices for cheap games, hopefully saving you a few pounds/dollars/euro in the process.

Every Monday without fail you’ll find a list of cheap games available to buy as well as regular updates through the week, informing you of any offers we might spot.

News: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Includes Easier Mode For Newbies

gaming_donkeykongcountry3dThe Donkey Kong Country remake for the Nintendo 3Ds will feature an easier mode to help out those new to the game or players that just want an easier ride, giving players who opt to play the easier mode three hearts instead of the standard two hearts.

News: Fast & Furious: Showdown Gears Up For May Release

fast&furiousshowdownThere’s another licensed game coming from Activision this May in the form of Fast & Furious: Showdown.

Fast & Furious: Showdown is a tie-in for the next Fast & Furious movie, Fast & Furious 6. Yes, they’ve made a sixth film based and cars going fast with music…

Set to release this May, Fast & Furious: Showdown puts you behind the wheel of some fast cars which you can customise to your liking, take to the road with a friend in co-op and generally cause mischief whilst getting your ears abused by loud music.

News: New Pokemon To Be Revealed Next Weekend For Pokemon X and Y

hero2_large_verge_medium_landscapePokemon Smash, the Japanese Pokemon TV show, recently teased a blacked out image of 3 newly designed Pokemon on its recent episode, Pokemon that will feature in the upcoming Pokemon X and Y.

The new Pokemon will be revealed on the next show and may include more than just a picture reveal.

News: Miiverse Coming To Smartphones,PC & 3DS

miiverse-appSoon enough you’ll be able to go social on the move with the Miiverse being made available for smartphones and PC’s.

The news comes from this years Game Developers Conference where Kiyoshi Mizuki stated that the Nintendo based social network would be expanding beyond the confines of the Wii U and the living room and into the hands of its users with a smartphone app as well as a Nintendo 3DS version, though the 3Ds version isn’t set to release for a while yet as it’s still being developed for the platform.

Feature: 50 Games That Defined This Generation, For Better & For Worse Part II

games-console-warsYesterday we brought you the 25 games that defined this generation for the better. Top games that paved the way for this generation to go on and present us the finest displays of interactive media.

Today, we’re bringing you the 25 games the defined this generation for the wrong reasons.…

News: Mint White Nintendo 3DS XL Incoming, Japan Only

image_53130_thumb_wide610Nintendo of Japan has revealed that another newly designed 3DS XL colour is inbound. The colour is ‘Mint White’ and it joins the group of Japan exclusives in the library of many 3DS XL’s being kept within the region, such as: the Mario 3DS XL design, the Charizard designed console and the pink and white coloured 3DS XL.…