Wii U Famicon Skin Retro Gamepad Enclosure Unveiled

Wii U owners that would prefer a more retro styling for their Nintendo Wii U gamepad, are sure to pleased to learn that the Wii U Famicon Skin will be launching at the end of July for around $20.

Enabling you to add a much more retro and funkier styling to your Nintendo Wii U gamepad for just ¥1,980, or around $20.

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Plants vs Zombies 2 Release Date Is July (Video)

We had previously heard that Plants vs Zombies 2 would launch some time this summer, and now the developers behind the game, PopCap have announced that the Plants vs Zombies 2 release date will be July.

PopCap did not reveal any information about Plants vs Zombies 2, they also did not ay which platforms it would be available on, although we suspect it will be headed to the same platforms as the original game which will include iOS, Android and more.

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Star Wars Video Game License Acquired By EA

It has been revealed this week that following on from the acquisition of the Star Wars property by Disney from Lucas Film for a massive $4.05 billion.

Disney has licensed the Star Wars games development to EA in a multi-year agreement, enabling EA to develop and publish new Star Wars games across multiple platforms.

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GTA V Shows Up On German Retailer Website

GTA V Special Edition has made its way onto not one but two German retailer’s websites, including Amazon.de. The other website, GamesOnly.at also included a list of items the Special Edition will include, replete with the usual art book and extra in-game items.

  • SteelBook with exclusive artwork
  • World map
  • Stunt-planes challenges
  • Online-store concessions
  • Bonus outfits
  • Bonus tattoos
  • Special abilities booster
  • Exclusive weapons
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Next Xbox Not Going Online-Only Route After All

Leaked information from Microsoft making its way online might be a blessing in disguise for the company. A memo circulated among employees finally puts rumours that the Next Xbox will require a constant connection to the Internet to function to bed once and for all. Console functions like Blu-Ray playback, TV and single player games are specifically called out as things that will never be restricted by Internet access.
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EA Says Sims 4 Is Coming In 2014

There was very little doubt that SimCity’s nothing short of disastrous launch would do little to stop EA’s drive to refresh beloved IP. After all, the chilly reception SimCity enjoyed had more to do with harebrained DRM schemes, questionable PR efforts and an overwhelmed server infrastructure than the quality of the game itself.
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Left 4 Dead 2 Linux Beta Now Available To Download

Left 4 Dead 2 fans running Linux systems will be pleased to learn that a beta version of the game has now been released by Valve for the Linux operating system.

As planned by Valve the L4D2 Beta Linux build has been create, and if you currently own Left 4 Dead 2, you should see “Left 4 Dead 2 Beta” in your library. If it doesn’t show up, restart Steam, says Valve.

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