Game Revisit: Fallout 3 | The GameTalk Episode 56

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This week on The GameTalk: Notch turned down a job offer at Valve to create Mojang, Cliff Bleszinski wants to make a first-person arena shooter on PC, SteamOS beta now available for download,… Continue reading

Our SNES Favorites | The GameTalk Podcast Episode 55

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This week on the podcast: Sony issues PSN password reset after “irregular activity”, Valve launches community driven Steam Reviews, Consumers $3.45 billion on video games last quarter, Xbox One sells one million in… Continue reading

The Case For PC Game Optimization | The GameTalk Episode 54

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Gamestop global sales hit $2.11 billion, Pokemon X & Y: Fastest 3DS game to hit 1 million sales, Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls inspired PS4′s design, Some Xbox Ones sound like they’re eating… Continue reading

The 7th Generation Retrospective | The GameTalk Podcast Episode 53

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Thief developers get rid of quick time events, MegaMan X appears in Dead Rising 3, Kojima hints towards Playstation exclusive MGS5 content, Fallout 4 might be announced next month, and we discuss/analyze the… Continue reading

How Has Super Mario World Aged? | The GameTalk Podcast Episode 52

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Call Of Duty Ghosts sells less than Activision is willing to admit, Valve says it will not be making an exclusive title for the Steambox, Crytek says that all hardware has limitations, and… Continue reading

Vice City V.S. San Andreas | The GameTalk Episode 51

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This week on The GameTalk: Steam hits 65 users, GTA 5 sells 29 million, TitanFall is an Xbox One and PC exclusive and we do a Game V.S. Game on GTA Vice City… Continue reading

The Future Of GameTalk

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We at Gametalk will be refocusing our vision on what “Gametalk” truly is. For over a year, we have been writing articles, similar to Gamespot or IGN. However, we feel that our style… Continue reading

Far Cry 3′s Main Character Was Originally Voiced by Adam Jensen’s Actor.

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Elias Toufexis, the voice actor of Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s Adam Jensen, was originally intended to provide the voice of Far Cry 3′s Jason Brody. According to Xbox 360 Achievements, Toufexis had been… Continue reading

Minecraft 1.7.2 Released.

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The highly anticipated 1.7.2 update for Minecraft has been released. The update features many upgrades to the game, as well as plenty of new content. Mojang has referred to 1.7 as “the update… Continue reading

Sony PlayStation 4 Has 24 Exclusives in Development.

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A new commercial by Sony states that the PlayStation 4 currently has 24 exclusive titles in development. Some of the biggest exclusive titles are games such as Drive Club, Infamous: Second Son, Killzone:… Continue reading

Nintendo Wii Production Ends.

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The production cycle of Nintendo’s Wii console has come to an end. An update on Nintendo’s Japanese website (translated by Kotaku) gives the message “production ended.” Nintendo had stopped making games for the… Continue reading

Ubisoft Shares Plummet 32 Percent After Watch Dogs Delay.

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Ubisoft’s shares took a massive hit today after announcing the delay of Watch Dogs. According to Bloomberg, the company’s shares fell by as much as 32 percent. This is the most that they… Continue reading

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix Releases for PS3 in 2014.

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Square Enix has announced that they will be releasing Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix for the PlayStation 3 in 2014. 2.5 Remix will be a compilation pack of three games and is a… Continue reading

David Hayter Stars in The Long Dark.

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Hinterland has revealed that David Hayter will be appearing in the upcoming survival game, The Long Dark. The announcement was made on The Long Dark’s Kickstarter blog, though no specific details about what… Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Director Would “Like to go to Egypt” in Future AC Titles.

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Ashraf Ismail, director of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, has said that he would would love to see an Assassin’s Creed game take place in ancient Egypt. While talking to Examiner, he discussed… Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto V Anticipated to Release on PC 1st Quarter 2014.

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Grand Theft Auto V will be released in the first quarter of 2014, according to Eurogamer. Multiple industry sources have indicated that the game will be releasing only shortly into the new year.… Continue reading

Intel Suggests That GTA V Will Appear on PC Soon.

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According to Chris R. Silva, the Director of Marketing for Intel’s Premium Notebooks, Grand Theft Auto V will not remain a console exclusive for very long. In an interview with PC Gamer, he… Continue reading

Rockstar is Working to Patch Grand Theft Auto Online.

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Rockstar has been working on patching out some of the bugs affecting Grand Theft Auto Online and may release a patch today, October 4th. On their official blog, Rockstar posted, “We’re currently working… Continue reading

Kojima Says the PC Version of Metal Gear Rising is “Beautiful”.

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Metal Gear Rising is still on its way to PC, and it will look incredible according to series creator Hideo Kojima. On Twitter, Kojima posted about how he thinks that the PC version… Continue reading

Tom Clancy Dies at 66.

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Tom Clancy, well-known for his military-themed novels, died in a Baltimore hospital last night at the age of 66. After Publisher’s Weekly initially made the statement, it was confirmed by The New York… Continue reading

Mount &Blade II Bannerlord- First Screenshots

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The first screenshots of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord have surfaced. The screenshots come exactly one year after Bannerlord was officially announced by Taleworlds along with its teaser trailer. No actual details about… Continue reading

“Master Thief” Edition of Thief 4 Adds Bank Robbery Mission on PC.

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Gamers who pre-order the Master Thief edition of Thief 4 for the PC will earn a digital bonus pack of loot. The Square Enix Store’s Master Thief pack includes an official digital art… Continue reading

GTA V Online Will Have Micro-transactions.

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Rockstar has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer component of GTA V, will feature micro-transactions. Rockstar revealed this on their latest blog post, along with many other details about Grand Theft… Continue reading

Opinions: Linux gaming and the PC platform.

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This week has been a crazy week for Linux. Fans (much like myself) have been going crazy ever since Gabe Newell said at LinuxCon that ‘Linux is the future of gaming‘. Valve has … Continue reading

Dark Souls II Release Date Confirmed.

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Namco Bandai has confirmed the release date of the sequel to 2011′s critically acclaimed Dark Souls. The game will be releasing for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 11th of next… Continue reading

Andrew Wilson Appointed New EA CEO.

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It has been announced that Andrew Wilson, executive vice president of EA Sports and Origin, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Electronic Arts. Wilson replaces former CEO John Riccitiello after… Continue reading

Gabe Newell Speaks At LinuxCon About SteamBox and Gaming On Linux

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Today at LinuxCon, Valve Co-Founder Gabe Newell spoke about how Valve feels that Linux is the future of gaming. “I think we’ll see either significant restructuring or market exits by top five PC… Continue reading

Rockstar Investigates Early GTA V Sales.

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Rockstar Games has confirmed with GamesIndustry International that they have been investigating the early sales of their latest massive open-world game, Grand Theft Auto V. The game was supposed to release on Tuesday,… Continue reading

Rockstar Launches Parody Social Networking Site for Grand Theft Auto V.

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With only a few more days until the release of Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar has launched a social networking parody site dubbed Lifeinvader. The description of the site reads,”Where your personal information… Continue reading

Xbox One Tours Microsoft Stores This Month.

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Though the Xbox One is not launching until November 22nd, gamers who are lucky enough just might have the chance to play one before then starting next week at Microsoft Stores in New… Continue reading

Peach Joins The Roster of Super Smash Bros. 4

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Peach is the newest character to join the Smash Bros. 4 Roster. Sakurai also hinted at a change up in attacks and balancing. “Pic of the day. Peach joins the battle! We’ve added… Continue reading

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World Map For Grand Theft Auto V Revealed.

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The world map for Rockstar’s upcoming Grand Theft Auto V has been revealed. The world map was found in a “prematurely released copy of Brady Games’ strategy guide”, according to Forbes. Looking at… Continue reading

Microsoft Reveals Tokyo Game Show 2013 Lineup.

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Microsoft has revealed its Tokyo Game Show lineup for 2013. The lineup has been indicated to include 30 titles which will be on display at Microsoft’s booth, including eight playable Xbox One games.… Continue reading

Sakurai Hints At Another Super Smash Bros. Stage

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Today Sakurai gave Miiverse users another teaser for a new stage. Many people are speculating that this may be the first look at a Super Mario Galaxy themed stage. The evidence is that… Continue reading

Is Nintendo Dead? | The GameTalk Roundup Episode 45

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This week on The GameTalk Roundup: Minecraft sales reach 12 million, Bethesda says Nintendo should follow suit regarding third parties, Mega Charizard, Blastoise and Venusaur join Pokémon X & Y, Xbox One releases… Continue reading

Elder Scrolls Online Was Originally for PC Only.

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Sony has revealed that Bethesda’s upcoming MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online, was originally not going to be released on consoles. Adam Boyes, Vice President of developer and publisher relations at Sony Computer Entertainment… Continue reading

Dark Souls II PlayStation 3 Beta Begins on October 12th.

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Namco Bandai has announced that the beta for Dark Souls II will begin soon. On PS Blog EU, it was revealed that the PlayStation 3 beta for the game will begin on October… Continue reading

Playstation 4 Supports 4 Controllers Simultaneously.

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Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will support the use of up to four controllers concurrently. Shuhei Yoshida, boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, confirmed this over Twitter. This news comes… Continue reading

Xbox One Will Release on November 22nd.

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Microsoft has finally confirmed the release date of their next-generation console, the Xbox One. The system will release in thirteen countries on November 22nd. Microsoft recently confirmed that the Xbox One’s CPU would… Continue reading

Bethesda Says Nintendo Should Follow Suit Regarding Third Parties.

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Pete Hines, vice president of public relations and marketing at Bethesda Softworks, has said that Nintendo’s approach to dealing with third-parties early on in the Wii U’s development is behind its lack of… Continue reading

Xbox One Can Connect Eight Contollers Simultaneously.

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The product page for the Xbox One’s wireless controller on Xbox.com states that users can “connect up to 8 Wireless Controllers at once to your console.” This figure is double the number of… Continue reading

Minecraft PC Sales Reach Over 12 Million.

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Minecraft’s PC/Mac version has crossed the 12,000,000 mark in sales. At the end of June, this figure had just crossed 11 million. Back in January, Minecraft had reached over 20 million sales across… Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto V’s Soundtrack Contains 240 Songs & 15 Radio Stations.

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Rockstar has revealed details regarding Grand Theft Auto V’s massive in-game soundtrack. Details revealed by Rolling Stone indicate that the game will have 240 licensed songs, 15 radio stations, 2 talk radio stations,… Continue reading

Bethesda Asks Microsoft to Drop Xbox Live Gold Fee For Elder Scrolls Online.

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Bethesda has stated that they have been “pushing” Microsoft to drop the requirement that players of The Elder Scrolls Online pay for an Xbox Live Gold subscription. The game will already have a… Continue reading

Xbox Live Changes to Accept Real Currency.

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Microsoft has officially retired their “Microsoft Points” system. Xbox Live has been changed to now use the real-life currency of the region the user is in. All remaining Microsoft Points will be converted… Continue reading

EA Doesn’t “Deliver Offline Experiences Anymore.”

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In a Gamescom interview with Engadget, Electronic Arts’ COO Peter Moore stated that the company is moving away from making “offline only” experiences. “We’re seeing more and more of the online experience being… Continue reading

EA Aims To Optimize Sims 4 For Low-End Devices

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In an interview with Digital Spy The Sims 4 producer Ryan Vaughn stated that The Sims 4 aims to be more optimized for low end machines. We’re really excited to say that players… Continue reading

Crytek’s Ryse: Son Of Rome Will Feature Micro-transactions

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Crytek’s Xbox One game Ryse: Son Of Rome will be making use of micro-transactions for the multiplayer part of the game. Players will be able to upgrade their multiplayer characters with blind booster… Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls Online Will Be Pay-To-Play.

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The Elder Scrolls Online will feature a pay-to-play subscription model. The upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game will cost $14.99/€12.99/£8.99 a month after the first month, which is free. Matt Firor, president of… Continue reading