Monaco Getting Patched Ahead Of XBLA Release

Monaco, the long in the making heist game that was supposed to get an April 24th release on XBLA will be suffering a mild delay. A disconnection issue has kept the game from launch, but while a patch has been submitted to Microsoft, a new one is still needed. Unfortunately, no word yet on when the new patch is rolling out.
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Dust 514 Coming Out On May 14th

CCP’s bonkers FPS-MMO tie-in Dust 514 will be getting an official release on May 14th. TO anyone already playing the beta and shooting orbital lasers from one game into another for the past few months, that’s not likely to amount to much.
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River City Ransom Sequel Announced, To Be Crowdfunded

Nostalgia still seems to be a powerful driver for the crowdfunding model, as a sequel to beloved brawler River City Ransom shows. The game is slated for an August 2014 release, contingent on the crowdfunding drive coming through and will not be a direct sequel to the original. Instead, indie outfit Combit is working with original dev Million as a licensee.

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Robot Unicorn Attack 2 hits iOS

Robot Unicorn Attack was a fun game and now adult swim has finally made a sequel. Robot Unicorn Attack 2 is only available on iOS right now, but it offers gamers better graphics, more addictive music, more game modes, customization, and even more of a storyline this time.
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Nintendo’s MiiVerse now web accessible

Nintendo has expanded the MiiVerse social network to the web. MiiVerse was designed to be a place where Wii U users can come together and talk about all things Nintendo. Each game and product has its own community where you can go and chat with other people. Nintendo fans seem to like it.
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The Witcher 3 Too “Story-Driven” For Multiplayer

The Witcher developers CD Projekt  don’t see the need for a multiplayer component to their immersive third person RPG. The feature was scrapped after being in development as late as this March. The move was made as part of an effort to focus on the game’s single player aspect, which is what won the studio a diehard community and an impressive amount of retail success in a AAA space that is currently on the decline.

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Defense Grid 2 Getting Made In Spite Of Kickstarter Goal Not Reached

Defense Grid Awakening, the tower defense game which brought console-level production values to the genre is getting a sequel, despite its Kickstarter campaign only securing enough money for an expansion to the original game. The Kickstarter made around $270,000, but in order for Defense Grid 2 to be made, its Kickstarter would have needed to be funded to the tune of $1 million. Fortunately, a private investor stepped in and made up the difference, development on the sequel is going ahead, with all Kickstarter backers also receiving the game for free.

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Wii U 3.0 Update Released With Speed Increase And Lots More (video)

If you have been patiently waiting for the new Wii U 3.0 update to arrive bringing added speed to the consoles menu and navigation structure, you will be pleased to learn that the update has now rolled out and is available to download.

The latest Wii U 3.0 update brings with it a number of new features including a new standby function to “download and install software while the system is powered off” and automatic background installation of eShop downloads.

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