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'Deux Ex: Mankind Divided' tiered pre-order is Canceled

Square Enix has canceled the controversial “Augment Your Pre-order” for their upcoming game Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The official Deus Ex twitter tweeted the news with a link to an explanation post on their website. You asked for this: we are cancelling the "Augment your Pre-Order" program.


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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.



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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.



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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


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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
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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.


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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!








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