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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare not coming to WiiU

The head of the studio developing the latest Call of Duty game has confirmed that the game won’t be heading to the WiiU after all. Michael Condrey, co-founder of Sledgehammer Games tweeted the following in response to a fan asking a question: @1422644 no, no WiiU. That was an Activision decision. We are focused on XboxOne, PS4, and PC. — …

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James O'MalleyCall of Duty: Advanced Warfare not coming to WiiU

WATCH: Zelda: Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Whilst Pierce Brosnan might not be too great at Goldeneye 64, check out this video of someone being really rather good at Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. It’s a speed run – completed in an astonishing 18 minutes. To achieve such a time the player uses glitches in the game to skip around and the best bit is the …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Zelda: Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes
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Xbox 360 gets a 500GB HDD

Better late than never, Microsoft has announced plans to release a 500GB hard disk drive for Xbox 360. In a sign of just how far we’ve come, the 360 HDD is being beefed up thanks to all of the content now available digitally – compare this to when the console launched nine years ago when a HDD wasn’t even necessary. …

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James O'MalleyXbox 360 gets a 500GB HDD

WATCH: Pierce Brosnan play Goldeneye 64

US talkshow host Jimmy Fallon had actor Pierce Brosnan on his show last night – and decided to take on the erstwhile Bond at the N64 classic Goldeneye 64. You can watch the video here: Yeah, we’re surprised they went for Complex instead of Facility too. Goldeneye 64 came out almost two decades ago in 1997, which if you do …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Pierce Brosnan play Goldeneye 64
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Ubisoft to stop developing for PS3 & 360 after 2015; already dumping WiiU

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has hinted that the company will stop developing games for PS3 and Xbox 360 after 2015. We’re not too shocked. In a chat with Game Informer, Guillemot said: “What we see is that this year is still fine for the PS3 and 360, but next year because they are selling very quickly, we’ll move to the …

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James O'MalleyUbisoft to stop developing for PS3 & 360 after 2015; already dumping WiiU
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Rockstar announces GTA Online “Flight School” update

It’s the update that we’ve all been waiting for: Finally an easier way to take command of a jet and fly high above the skies of Los Santos. The update adds a bunch of missions, new cars and new costumes – but crucially you get to fly planes. Check out Rockstar’s trailer: The “Western Besra” training jet is new to …

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James O'MalleyRockstar announces GTA Online “Flight School” update

Flappy Bird creator announces new game “Swing Copters”

We were promised more Flappy Bird, but it turns out that the cult hit’s creator Dong Nguyen has been working on another title too. My new game [Swing Copters] will be released on iOS and Android. pic.twitter.com/9ACbDxlzMN — Dong Nguyen (@dongatory) August 19, 2014 “Swing Copters” is coming soon to iOS and Android and is, umm, pretty much exactly the …

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James O'MalleyFlappy Bird creator announces new game “Swing Copters”
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Savvy Microsoft wins Redditors hearts with… Reddit

Reddit is probably the biggest community and discussion site on the internet – and is packed with the most hardcore of hardcore gamers. So what was poor old Microsoft to do to persuade them that the Xbox One, which doesn’t enjoy the rest reputation there, isn’t all that bad? Turns out, give them Reddit. Xbox’s Larry Hryb, who is arguably …

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James O'MalleySavvy Microsoft wins Redditors hearts with… Reddit
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Mario Kart 8 zooms past 1m sales in the US

Nintendo has been having a difficult couple of years, with sales of its latest console, the Wii U, not exactly setting the world on fire. But there’s some good news for the games pioneer as Mario Kart 8 sales top the one million mark in the US. It’s the second Wii U title to achieve those sales in the States …

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Stuart O'ConnorMario Kart 8 zooms past 1m sales in the US
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New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets a release date

Warlords of Draenor, the latest expansion for Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, is to be released on November 13. Announced at last week’s Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, the expansion introduces the new continent of Draenor to explore, allows game characters to become more powerful and lets players build their own fortresses. The expansion lets players take their characters up …

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Stuart O'ConnorNew World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets a release date