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GTA Online Will Finally Get Heists in Early 2015

Published on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:00

Written by Nolan Forth

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The original GTA 5 released way back in September 2013. One of the most impressive aspects of the main campaign was the heists. Throughout the main story, you as the protagonists’ carefully plan out intricate and multifaceted crimes that would put the Italian Job to shame. Now this exciting aspect of the franchise is finally making its way to the online portion of the game and Rockstar has released a trailer that is sure to give you reason to return to the expansive multiplayer chaos of the GTA universe.

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Capcom Announces DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition

Published on Monday, 15 December 2014 18:46

Written by Nolan Forth

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Are you sick of recent Xbox 360 and PS3 games being ported over to current-gen systems? No? Then this news is for you because today Capcom announced that they will be bringing 2013’s DmC: Devil May Cry to the PS4 and Xbox One.

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EA Sports UFC Gets the EA Access Treatment

Published on Saturday, 13 December 2014 16:47

Written by DJ Kinsey

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Xbox One fight fans may be interested to learn that EA Sports UFC will be the latest title added to the console exclusive EA Access program.  Beginning December 18th, gamers signed up to the program will be able to...

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The Evil Within DLC Coming in Early 2015

Published on Saturday, 13 December 2014 14:52

Written by DJ Kinsey

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If you are dreaming of a horror filled new year full of barbed wire, agony bolts and creepy maniacs then have I got some news for you.  News about the first DLC for The Evil Within has been revealed by Bethesda and it will be arriving shortly.  The publisher...

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Nintendo Update: Hard to Find Amiibo Characters May Return To North and Latin American Retail.

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 17:39

Written by Nolan Forth

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A few days ago, we reported that some of the rarer amiibo figurines may not be seen again as Nintendo would only be restocking the more popular characters. Today, Nintendo has provided an update on the situation. It looks like the future availability (or lack of) of certain characters may not be as bleak as originally thought.

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Check Out Opening Cinematic For Dying Light

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 03:24

Written by DJ Kinsey

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It is getting close to the launch of Dying Light which would explain the release of the game's opening cinematic by Techland, developer for the game.  The stylized sequence gives a brief synopsis of the events leading up to the start of the game as the...

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Alien: Isolation Update Makes the Game Harder and Easier at Same Time

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 03:13

Written by DJ Kinsey

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The latest update for Alien: Isolation offers a little something for everyone, whether you are a sadist or gaming newbie.  Gamers can now download two new difficulty modes to spice up their stealth experience while trying not to be eviscerated by an alien aboard a derelict space station.  The first difficulty level amps up... Read more...

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Raises The Curtain on Metal Gear Online

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 01:39

Written by Jonatan Ulloa

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Hideo Kojima and the fine folks at Konami have finally released some gameplay footage for the online component of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.  If this video is any indication, the multiplayer action looks like it could go smoothly...or get really hectic.

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Batman: Arkham Knight - 'Ace Chemicals Infiltration' Concludes with Parts 2 and 3

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014 01:16

Written by Jonatan Ulloa

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KAPOW! BAM! POW! ZLOTT!  Zlott?!  What the hell makes a "zlott" sound when it gets hit??  Anyways, don't act like Nolan didn't tell you a bit ago to keep it on the same Bat-time and same Bat-channel for more information for Batman: Arkham Knight.  The 3 part Ace Chemicals Infiltration series we told you about, recently concluded, and the videos are inside.

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Witcher 3 Delayed Until May 2015

Published on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 20:56

Written by Nolan Forth

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Looks like the February monster hunting season will have to wait, folks. Developer CDProjektRed announced that the hotly anticipated Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be delayed in order to further ensure that the title will live up to the ambitious scope that they have been promising.

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Nintendo Confirms That Some Amiibo Figures Won’t See a Restock

Published on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 18:22

Written by Nolan Forth

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Any amiibo figure that is going to get restocked take a step forward…not so fast Marth, Wii Fit Trainer, Villager. Nintendo announced that due to some shelving constraints, some of the less popular characters in their new amiibo initiative may not be seen at retail again.

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You Can Now Pre-Order Clementine Action Figure From The Walking Dead

Published on Monday, 08 December 2014 22:50

Written by DJ Kinsey

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In October we told you about the new action figure coming out of Clemetine from Telltale Games The Walking Dead series.  Fans of the episodic games can now pre-order the action figure which is expected to start shipping on... Read more...

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The Crew Beta Impressions

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Details From Nintendo's Holiday Preview Event Special articles

Details From Nintendo's Holiday Preview Event

  With the falling leaves, mayoral election signs still on the lawns and pumpkins on people’s front porches you’d be excused if you didn’t think it was time to celebrate the holidays. It was in this setting that Nintendo unveiled a preview of some of their holiday offerings on... Read more
Have you heard, NHL 15 is missing a few features? Special articles

Have you heard, NHL 15 is missing a few features?

I remember being thoroughly disappointed that last years NHL 14 was not going to appear on the Xbox One or the PS4.  Every other major North American sport received their next-generation iteration; hockey fans got the proverbial short end of the stick. But I believed that the NHL franchise was in good hands, if only for the quality the developers had shown in the series' previous entries, and if those developers needed an additional year to fine tune their game, great.  After playing the full game via EA Access early trial, I am worried again. Read more
The Forest: Exclusive Game Focus Interview Special articles

The Forest: Exclusive Game Focus Interview

  Earlier this week, Ben Falcone and Anna Terekhova, two of the three main developers of Endnight Games’ The Forest responded to some questions I had about the project and provided some insight into the development and what comes next.  I asked everything from whether or not The Forest would be released on the Xbox One or Playstation 4, what the developers were most worried about before release on Steam, to whether or not they could disclose any more details about The Forests ending.   Read more

DLC Talk

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

Here we are. The next generation of consoles is among us and it is finally time to start thinking about finally unplugging our beloved current-gen systems. Could there be a better swan song for one of these systems than taking a trip back to Rapture?


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DLC Talk: Dishonored - The Knife of Dunwall

DLC Talk: Dishonored - The Knife of Dunwall

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall is an impressive little bit of DLC. I should emphasize “little” though, as it is a relatively short experience. Just when the story seems to get going it ends - or, rather, it “kind of” ends.


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DLC Talk: Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

DLC Talk: Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

Dragon’s Dogma was released last year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


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Opinion text: Why Gamers Need to let Games go.

Opinion text: Why Gamers Need to let Games go.

Editor's Note:This text is labelled as blog. It does not represent, implicitly or explicitly, the positions, policies, or opinions of GameFocus. Feel free to comment with the author but please, respectfully .


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Ode to The Olde Timey Video Game: Episode #1 The Greatest Golf Game Ever Made

Ode to The Olde Timey Video Game: Episode #1 The Greatest Golf Game Ever Made

Premier Episode of Ode to The Olde Timey Video Game.  In this video we scientifically prove what the greatest golf video game ever made is.  That's right, this title was released exactly ten years ago this week and in celebration we are taking a fond look back at what made this golf game the very best.


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Why Microsoft buying Minecraft was a Brilliant Move

Why Microsoft buying Minecraft was a Brilliant Move

 

 

A lot has been made of Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Minecraft developer, Mojang.  Whether it be the Minecraft faithful who are worried about the future of the game now that it is in the hands of a massive corporation, or industry analysts speculating on how this new deal will change the video game marketplace, Microsoft fired a shot across across the bow today and, wow, was it shocking.


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GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: December 2014

GameFocus Podcast: December 2014

This time the guys discuss why there are so many bugs in new games. Plus, what are some of the most under-rated games out there, how is Freddy Prince Jr doing in the voice work biz, and what on earth is GORF? Christmas memories and mind control round out the topics.

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Poll

Is the Kinectless Xbox One at $ 399 good enough to seduce you?

Yes - 80.4%
No - 19.6%

Total votes: 153
GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: December 2014

GameFocus Podcast: December 2014

This time the guys discuss why there are so many bugs in new games. Plus, what are some of the most under-rated games out there, how is Freddy Prince Jr doing in the voice work biz, and what on earth is GORF? Christmas memories and mind control round out the topics.

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Poll

Is the Kinectless Xbox One at $ 399 good enough to seduce you?

Yes - 80.4%
No - 19.6%

Total votes: 153
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Dark Souls II (Xbox 360)
9.1
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Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
9.1
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Child of Light (Xbox One)
9.0
6
Tropico 5 (PC)
8.9
7
Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox One)
8.8
8
EA Sports UFC (Xbox One)
8.7
9
Watch Dogs (Xbox One)
8.5
10
8.5

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