How Tearaway Unfolded’s Companion App Sold Me On The Game

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I must admit, I was never sold on Tearaway. Even though the game received stellar reviews on the PS Vita and early play sessions for the PS4 title have been all positive, the game never really caught my attention. It’s weird because Tearaway seems to be a game that I would be drawn to because it just oozes with style and seems like a title that I would want to play. Alas my friends, I have never played the game nor did I plan on playing it until now. I just got done watching the new Tearaway Companion App trailer and I must admit, I am impressed. Being a father of 5, I am always looking for new and interesting games for the family and this one seems like it’s going to fit the bill perfectly. The thought of my son or daughter walking through the games world while I draw new and interesting things on my tablet and then sharing them while they play is mind blowing.

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OSCAR MIKE CONCEPT ART FOR BATTLEBORN

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One of my most anticipated titles for 2015 is Battleborn. The game looks too crazy NOT to be good and I have high hopes for this game. Since the title is being headed up by the same people who have done Borderlands, I think my expectations are overly high for Battleborn and I pray that the development team delivers.

Check out some concept art for Oscar Mike and let us know what you think. Battleborn is headed to PS4 and XBOX One later this year.

Nintendo Announces New Splatfest Details For Splatoon

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Nintendo of America has officially confirmed new details regarding the next Splatfest for their highly popular title Splatoon. The news was shared via their Twitter account and will pit Marshmallows against Hot Dogs. The Splatfest takes place on August 7th through till August 8th.

Awesome stuff indeed. Which side will you choose?

Rocket League Hits 5 Million+ Downloads

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The PS4 standout indie title Rocket League has now been downloaded over 5 million times. That’s a staggering number and one that shouldn’t be ignored. We know that the game is currently free via PS Plus, but the title is quite good and we suggest players give it a download.

HUGE props to the development team.

Super Mario Maker Will Have 99 Amiibo Costumes

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This just in, Super Mario Maker is set to have 99 Amiibo costumes when it releases this September. The news stems from the official Japanese site for the Wii U exclusive. Players will also be able to unlock the costumes without amiibos by completing the 100 Mario Challenge. The game will support the Wii Remote, Classic Controller (Pro), Pro Controller.

Super Mario Maker hits the Wii U in September. Count us in.

PS PLUS GAMES FOR AUGUST REVEALED

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The PS Plus games have been revealed for August and you can check out the picture above. Here’s everything both leaving and entering the PlayStation Plus IGC next week on Tuesday, August 4 in North America:

Leaving the Instant Game Collection

Rocket League (PS4)
Styx: Master of Shadows (PS4)
MouseCraft (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
Entwined (PS4, PS Vita)
Rain (PS3)
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved (PS Vita)

Entering the Instant Game Collection

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (PS4)
Limbo (PS4)
Sound Shapes (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
CastleStorm Complete Edition (PS3, PS Vita)
God of War Ascension (PS3)

I have to say that I am a bit impressed with Augusts’ lineup. Also- MAKE SURE YOU ALL DOWNLOAD Rocket League if you have a PS4. It’s a great game that deserves your attention.

NINTENDO – UPDATED FIRST-PARTY MILLION SELLERS LIST

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Nintendo has updated its first party million sellers list and you can check them out below. I would like to point out that Splatoon, Nintendo all new IP, has already made the list despite only being out for a couple of months. Also- it seems like Pokémon and Animal Crossing are stronger than ever!

Take a look below:

Mario Kart 8 – 5.43 million pcs.
Nintendo Land – 4.88 million pcs.
New Super Mario Bros. U – 4.84 million pcs.
Super Mario 3D World – 4.30 million pcs.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – 3.83 million pcs.
New Super Luigi U – 2.26 million pcs.
Splatoon – 1.62 million pcs.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – 1.57 million pcs.
Wii Party U – 1.57 million pcs.
Pokémon X/Pokémon Y – 13.99 million pcs.
Mario Kart 7 – 11.92 million pcs.
Pokémon Omega Ruby/Pokémon Alpha Sapphire – 10.27 million pcs.
SUPER MARIO 3D LAND – 10.10 million pcs.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 9.30 million pcs.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 9.17 million pcs.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – 7.04 million pcs.
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 4.54 million pcs.
Tomodachi Life – 4.30 million pcs.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – 3.77 million pcs.

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Dragon Quest XI Announced For Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, Nintendo NX

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Today, Square Enix has announced that Dragon Quest XI is headed to the Nintendo 3DS, PS4 and Nintendo NX. While Nintendo’s mysterious NX system was changed to a “we are looking into it” status, we find it VERY interesting that the RPG giant mentioned Nintendo’s newest project during today’s announcement. We don’t know what shape or form the new NX will take, but it is certainly an interesting development to hear from developers regarding the system. You can read all about the upcoming game, below:

Dragon Quest X and XI announced for the NX.
Two different games with the same story similar to Ni no Kuni.
Both games slated for 2016 release to coincide with series 30th anniversary.
The two games will still have the same core staff working on them.
Is being made for the PS4 and 3DS (probably New3DS)
DQXI is also coming to the NX (probably the PS4 version?)
PS4 version is developed with the assistance of Orca.
PS4 version runs on UE4
PS4 version is open(-ish?) world. Similar to DQVIII
3DS version is developed with the assistance of Toy Logic.
3DS Version presents a classic 2D Sprite style on the bottom screen.
3DS version will have 2D sprite battles + random battles when playing with the D-Pad and 3D battles when playing with the circle-pad.
Release targeted within the 30th anniversary year for the series, so within the fiscal year starting April 1st, 2016 and ending March 31st 2017.

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WWE 2K16 Terminator Trailer

Here is the WWE 2K16 Terminator trailer for your viewing pleasure. I don’t understand why the Terminator is going to be in a WWE game but why not right? WWE 2K16 is set to release this Holiday season so be sure to add it to your Holiday wish list if you’re into wrestling. There will be reportedly 120 characters in the game making it the biggest WWE title to date.

Check out the trailer and let us know what you think.