inFAMOUS Second Son Review: Almost Famous

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/ by Jason Rose

With all the right blocks in the wrong order, inFAMOUS so far has been a pretender to what it truly strives to be; more like, than a love, always promising more than what is given. Shortly after the initial next-gen announcement dust settled, Second Son quickly became the forerunner in the “This is the game that will justify your purchase” conversation for PlayStation 4 early adopters. Following the mixed success of the first two offerings, has developer Sucker Punch’s ”I think I can” exclusive pushed into the realm of must have or is it just more of the middle road that you already know?

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Adam Sessler’s Departure From the Game Review Scene – A Long-Time Fan’s Thoughts and Feelings

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/ by Thom Edwards

Long time game journalist Adam Sessler announced last week that he would be leaving the gaming world to pursue other opportunities. Being very popular amongst gamers this was sad news and many will be sad to see him go. His reviews and opinions always seemed fair and he rarely got cught up in gaming media storms like the recent resolutiongate.

In this article published by XboxOneDaily and written by Tucker Martin, you can read the thoughts of a long time fan who will be sad to see Adam depart. Tucker writes why Sessler was an excellent games journalist and why he will be sorely missed. You can read the article right HERE.

This Week In Digital: April 4, 2014

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/ by Ryan Parreno

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Nintendo is on top of the deals this week, but in a different way than you might think. If you have Dr. Mario on the Wii U, you can get Dr. Luigi for $ 5 off. More importantly, they are launching Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball for the 3DS, where you can haggle your way into getting the games for cheap yourself! Of course, like every free-to-play game out there, you start out for free. - Continue reading

10 video games with utterly ludicrous premises you won’t believe they released

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/ by Thom Edwards

It seems recently the gaming community has been indulging its childish side by playing crazy games like Octodad and Goat Simulator. The premises of these games are as funny and crazy as they sound and as much as we love deep games like Dark Souls and Metal Gear Solid, it is nice to just enjoy some slightly more whacky games from time to time.

With this in mind, I thought you might enjoy reading about some of the craziest games ever created, some of which make Goat Simulator look totally normal. Published by What Culture and written by Dan Curtis, you can read up on some of the whackiest games around, from Bubble Bath Babes to Boogerman: A Pick And Flick Adventure. You can check it out right HERE.

Assassin’s Creed Unity leaked screenshots

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/ by Thom Edwards

Everyone’s looking forward to Assassin’s Creed: unity, the next installment in the franchise. The internet is awash with gamers trying to find details of the upcoming game and it seems they may have found something. A YouTuber named  watchdogs xwk uploaded a video that showed a supposed screenshot from the new game. The video was then taken down by a copyright claim from Ubisoft, which has only added fuel to the fire.

Although the video was taken down, a Reddit user managed to get a screenshot and upload it online. He posted it on the Assassin’s Creed Facebook page Access the Animus where, oddly enough, a site admin user pointed out that the figure in the screenshot appeared to have Altair’s short-sword strapped over his back.
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5yr old manages to hack Microsoft

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/ by Thom Edwards

A five year old boy from Ocean Beach named Kristoffer Von Hassel  has managed to find a loophole in Microsoft’s security system. Earlier this year, his parents noticed he was somehow getting into his fathers Xbox Live account and playing games he wasn’t supposed to be. It turned out he’d manage to get through the password protection via a loophole.

When his dad confronted him and asked how he’d managed to do this, Kristoffer showed his father how when he input the wrong password, it would take him to a verification screen. From here, all Kristoffer has to do was type in Space keys then hit enter to get into his dad’s account.
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