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Like many of us you’re probably staying up all night awaiting the release of Titanfall to arrive at midnight. I don’t blame you with all the hype and positive review scores I’d be excited too. There has been conflicting reports about the Private Match option being available at launch, no official news on the feature was made until today.
It is common sense in any industry, if you have a quality product that has done nothing short of improve year after year or game after game those dedicated to your product will always follow you. In the case of Microsoft gaming console it has been the Halo franchise. You’ll recall that back in 2001 when the Xbox was trailing all the game consoles in sales some thought that we would not see the big black console survive its first year on the market.
The new Batman game from Rocksteady Games has was announced sometimes back but no official trailer was released till a few day ago. It’s over three minutes long and gives you a glimpse into the story of the game. Bruce Wayne’s father explains to his son the importance of watching over the city and reminding to not abandon the citizens in need of help. Reading about it from me won’t do you any justice though, hit the play button above and enjoy.
Video Games Live the musical concert that is based of popular video game music has released dates and locations of it’s upcoming shows, over 50 shows will take place over the next year, including first time stops in McAllen, Texas, Spokane, Washington, Benthlehem, Pennsylvania and many more. The Mexican tours will include guest appearances from some of the best composers in the gaming industry such as Journey composer Austin Wintory, God of War series contributor Gerard Marino, Symphony of the Goddess conductor Eimear Noone to name a few.
If you have been itching to get your sweaty palms on a Wii U now is your chance. Nintendo US store for a limited time is offering a refurbished Deluxe Wii U bundle. These consoles are fully functional and will perform just as a brand new console would, some of them have some cosmetic blemishes. The bundle includes a black Wii U 32GB gaming console, the Wii U gamepad, pack-in NintendoLand game, adapters for the console, gamepad, a sensor bar for Wii controller compatibility and an HDMI cable.
Microsoft is trying to have a discussion with political operators at the annual CPAC conservative conference about displaying political ads on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 dashboard. Microsoft officials handed out promotional material Thursday at CPAC, the annual conference for conservatives. This has happened before in 2012 when Obama agreed to advertise on Xbox Live for his reelection campaign. While it proved to be a success with some, there were more than a 1,000 gamers who disliked the ads appearing on their dashboards.
Namco has announced the release details on the PC version of Dark Souls II, the game will be on store shelves April 25th. Today Namco also revealed the minimum requirements for Dark Souls 2 include 2GB of RAM, 8GB of free hard drive space, an AMD Phenom II X2 555 dual-core processor at 3.2Ghz or Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo E8500 at 3.17Ghz and either an NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT graphics card or an ATI Radeon HD 5870. Dark Souls 2 will support a range of Windows operating systems dating back to even Windows XP, a functional Internet connection is required for online play. Almost any sound card will work, as long as it supports DirectX 9.0c or a later version of the de rigueur API. Those that pre-order the game will be greeted to a handful of goodies. 600
In other not so surprising mobile gaming news Rovio the creator of Angry Birds is bringing yet another skin of the popular Angry birds franchise to Australia and Canada as the test markets with soon to follow world wide release. We are sure the world wide release is based on the feedback the two markets give back to Rovio. The developer has released a teaser trailer of the game.