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New 'Super Smash Bros.' DLC released

Today, Nintendo released a new DLC pack for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The packs include the second wave of new stages and the fourth wave of new costumes. The two new stages that were released were a Super Mario Maker themed stage, which is available for both systems, and the Pirate Ship stage, which first debuted in Super Smash Bros.

Twitch beats Dark Souls

Twitch Plays Dark Souls has defeated Gwyn, Lord of Cinder. After 43 days and 904 deaths, victory has finally been achieved. The channel was playing a modified version of the game, allowing for it to be paused and actions to be voted on in the chat.

CHECKPOINT: Lego Dimensions Releases

Lego Dimensions releases in the US, Fallout 4's file size is announced, and Rinse and Repeat creators speak out against Twitch. Hosts: Krissy Thomas & Austin Webster Camera: Andi Tolentino Teleprompter: Dalton Martin Editing: Dalton Martin Graphics: Meghan Duffy, Lauren Lucas, & Sam Noble Music: Lex Bravary Producers: Andi Tolentino, Dalton Martin, & Kelsey Hayes

U2's music to be available on Rock Band 4

Irish rock band U2 is finally getting its songs in the Rockband franchise.  “I Will Follow” comes from the band’s 1980 debut album Boy, while “Cedarwood Road” hails from the Songs of Innocence album, released for free to 500 million iTunes users last year. Early next month, development studio Harmonix will roll out Rock Band 4.  The game will feature accessories created by Mad Catz, including a guitar, microphone and drum set.  The keyboard, previously introduced in Rock Band 3 as a playable instrument, will no longer be available for play.   The music game genre reached its peak in 2008, spurred by titles such as Guitar Hero and Rocksmith, but developers at Harmonix are ready to give the genre a comeback.  "We just had to wait until the time was right," explained Lead Designer Matthew Nordhaus. Nordhaus also says that the game will offer a variety of new twists, such as freestyle guitar solos and a wide-branching narrative in campaign mode.  Nick Chester, public relations lead for Harmonix, said, "You can play the...campaign three or four times and see different things." While Rock Band 4 will offer new gameplay, character customization and objectives, that doesn’t mean it’s without competition.  Guitar Hero Live goes on sale October 20 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Wii U, as well as mobile devices. Players can also download previously-purchased tracks to use in the game.  Rock Band 4 comes with 60 songs to start with, but players can purchase more than 1,500 additional tracks from the music library. Rock Band 4 goes on sale October 6.  The game alone costs $59, but the complete Band-in-a-Box kit (which includes one of each instrument, plus the game) will sell for just under $250. ----- Source: USA Today Image: GameSpot

‘King of YouTube’ PewDiePie will be seen on CBS

Gaming celebrities to appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert is not just having one, but two influential people in the world of video games on The Late Show this coming week. Appearing on the show as a guest alongside Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel and actress Claire Danes, the ‘King of YouTube’ PewDiePie will be seen on CBS on Thursday, October 1 at 11:35 p.m.

Twitch app announced for PS4

Twitch has taken to Twitter to announce that their app is finally coming to the PS4 later this year.   We're bringing the full @Twitch experience to your PlayStation!

There is the Walker Assault mission on Hoth where players can fight an epic forty player battle as a rebel and destroy the Empire, or if you prefer the dark side then you can join the Empire and help protect it.

'Star Wars Battlefront' Beta arrives on October 8th

EA revealed that the Star Wars Battlefront Beta will be arriving October 8 and will be made available to everyone who owns a PS4, Xbox One and a PC. In the beta players will be able to play in three different missions on three different planets.

The Splat, Nickelodeon’s 1990s themed programming block, will begin on October 5.

Nickelodeon releases details for 90s programming block, The Splat

The Splat, Nickelodeon’s 1990s themed programming block, will begin on October 5. According to Nickelodeon, The Splat will be "a new multiscreen content destination spanning television, seven social media platforms and a dedicated web site aggregating the most loved Nick content from the 1990s and beyond." While originally thought to be just showing cartoons on television, the new information reveals that there will be much more. Currently announced show genres are both animated and live-action.


https://youtu.be/iM5TsMrCHS4 The Star Wars: Battlefront BETA gets a release date, 'Wolfenstein' voice actress hints at a sequel, and Wasteland 2 is coming to consoles. Hosts: Andi Tolentino & Aidan Kearney Camera: Julia Parobek Teleprompter: Spencer Smith Editing: Michael Robb Music: Lex Bravary Graphics: Megan Duffy, Sam Noble, & Lauren Lucas Producers: Dalton Martin & Andi Tolentino