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Wii U to get a host of new indie support

The Wii U is doing a lot better than it once was, thanks to a year of much stronger game releases, headed by the always fun – and soon to be updated with DLC – Mario Kart 8. However Nintendo isn’t just pushing big, first party releases on its current …

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Evil Within to run at 30FPS, in letterbox

It’s a bit of a shame that considering this generation of consoles was supposed to make developing games that were compatible with them and PCs, a lot easier, it seems to be leading to crippled ports. The hardware in them is near identical to a mid to low end gaming …

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Costume Quest 2 now available

A lot of games were initially scheduled to be launching in October and while that number is still relatively high, with all of the AAA delays we’ve been informed of in recent months, it’s a little less cramped than it once was. Double Fine is no doubt pleased with that, …

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Kingdom Hearts 3 switches to Unreal Engine 4

Tetsuya Nomura finally stepped down from Final Fantasy XV and began working on Kingdom Hearts III last month and the director has already made a crucial change to the game’s development. Kingdom Hearts III will no longer be using the Square Enix ‘Luminous’ engine, the game will now be made …

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Get out of there Dallas! Alien Isolation released

Today sees the worldwide release of Alien: Isolation, potentially the best Alien (not Alien vs Predator mind you) game ever released. It’s reviewed well, with most highlighting the xenomorph’s lifelike hunting as being a real scare generator, even if some of the game does feel a bit padded. Still, for …

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Steam’s Halloween Sale coming 30th October

Steam Sales tend to bring mixed emotions to the gaming community. Some, get excited by the prospect of cheap games, others clutch their wallets in fear of what they might not be able to stop themselves from doing and others still, see them as something that’s undermining the industry. Whatever …

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Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity delayed until 2015

Obisidian’s upcoming crowd funded PC RPG, Pillars of Eternity, has been delayed for a few months so that the developer can incorporate beta feedback. The title was originally supposed to release by the end of this year, the new release window is ‘early 2015’. Posting on the Pillars of Eternity …

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3DS mod adds GameCube controller support

A modder has managed to get the GameCube controller working with the 3DS handheld for use with the upcoming Super Smash Bros game. The GameCube pad appears to be a favorite amongst Smash Bros fans and Nintendo is capitalizing on that by releasing a Wii U adapter for the controller, …

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