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Marvel and Telltale Games Assemble For a 2017 Video Game Release

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Yes, you read that right. Marvel Entertainment and Telltale Games have officially banded together, to develop a new title set for 2017 release. This Blockbuster announcement comes via the gaming publisher’s blog. For those of you who don’t know, Telltale are responsible for multiple episodic games, including the award winning Walking Dead series, The Wolf Among Us and more. They are currently on the first seasons of their Game of Thrones Tales from the Borderlands titles, and are working on a Minecraft game.

“Announced this evening in San Francisco, we’re excited to reveal an all-new partnership with the incredible team at Marvel Entertainment. We’ll be teaming up on the development of an upcoming Telltale game series project set to premiere in 2017!

As always, stay tuned here for the latest news and details on this and all of our upcoming projects as they become available…”

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Source: Telltaleblog

Two New Screens from The Evil Within: The Consequence feature a Familiar Area

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With a little less than a week to go before its release, more screenshots have surfaced for The Evil Within’s second story DLC. The two new screens (Above and below), feature protagonist Juli Kidman over looking a ruined Krimson City.

Kidman still seems to be armed with only her trusty flashlight and nothing else.

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The Evil Within: The Consequence will release on April 21, 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. You can read our review of part-one, ‘The Assignment’ here.

Via: The Evil Within Facebook page

Week In Review – Post Easter Hiatus

RGN Week In Review - Post Easter Hiatus

We’re back from our brief Easter Holiday Vacation and we share our opinions on the goings on of the past week including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and what we think of it so far, Black Ops 3 and everything there is to know about it up to this point, Not A Hero from Devolver Digital + Roll7 and its current exclusivity to Steam, WB Games and Capcom arguing on Twitter over whether Mortal Kombat has more lifetime sales or Street Fighter (more like WB Games getting called out for false advertising the MK series in general, just by a hair), and our own confirmation that Yes, H1Z1 is still coming to PS4 (eventually), as well as some very inspiring news from the world of Tech as a brighter future approaches.

These stories and more in today’s RGN Week In Review. Sources can be found below the video.

RGN Week In Review HD Video Podcast:

 

Stories Covered:

☣ Black Ops 3 Revealed w/ First Details + Zombies Mode Leak

☣ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Gets Dev Overview w/ Gameplay

☣ The Technomancer Announced for PS4, Xbox ONE, and Windows PC

☣ Not A Hero From The Creators of Olli Olli Series Gets Gameplay

☣ WB Games and Capcom Arguing Mortal Kombat VS Street Fighter Sales

☣ H1Z1 PS4 Version Confirmed to Still Be In Development

☣ Tech: Blind Given Sight + Deaf Given Hearing Through Electronics

☣ And More Including Our Opinions On This Week’s Events

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Illuminati In Gaming Episode #2: Freedom Under Attack Through Censorship

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Today’s Episode Includes Topics Such As: Hate speech being used in games and why the media makes it worse, censorship of the game industry and how it will be spread, developers trying to silence journalists they don’t agree with, and more.

How Video Games Turned One Person’s Life Around

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Hello there all!

 

We are happy to have you here again, this time to share a background story of one our staff members who’s life got turned around through gaming.

 

For one gamer it all started in 1995 with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Making hours on end with the Lion King set a path open for freedom of creativity, meeting well-spirited people and having tons of fun.

This is the story of ChronicGalaxy and his gaming past.

 

I have been asked to share my gaming history with you, the reader!

As many of you know gaming goes back quite far now, and we have seen developments beyond our wildest dreams. From starting out with a basic concept in 2D to full open worlds in magnificent and breath-taking visuals, we as gamers have witnessed the beauty of development.

 

The gaming industry has had a lot of negative feedback from concerned parents across the world, yet it also has a wonderful side to it. For me this wonderful side changed my entire life.

Some people look at me as a geek, which I fully admit I am, which I’m proud of today.

 

It wasn’t always the case for the young gamer, who sheds light on the introvert person he once was.

 

Though proud as I am now to be a geek, I had my fair share of criticism in life for just playing videogames. People told me I was wasting my life away, while all I could think of was to get back behind the controller and into the magnificent virtual world I became familiar with. I can remember that I thought people were right in a sense at one point, because the more criticism I got, the more it started to feel as if I was indeed wasting my life away.

 

This alone had the effect that I didn’t feel the need to interact with people, because videogames didn’t judge you for what you loved doing. It took me quite some years to crawl out of this, which the games I played helped with. Games such as Final Fantasy VII for the Playstation 1, Kingdom Hearts for the Playstation 2 and Minecraft for the Xbox 360 helped me release the fury I had for the world, and helped me gain the creativity I have today.

 

Though it wasn’t the end goal, this gamer in particular gained a lot out of gaming.

 

I have played on most platforms, some platforms being frustrating and most being amazing. I have met people from different countries, learned about the good sides of humanity and learned to communicate through gaming. For me, this opened many windows of opportunities, including this one: Being able to write and share my story with you. This is my gratitude towards gaming, the lessons I learned and the people I met – it is truly a remarkable and beautiful thing which I plan to never give up.

 

We could not agree more! Thank you for taking the time to write this, and as a viewer; thank you for taking the time to read this. We’ll see you next time!

Episode 1 of Life is Strange Releasing in a Few Weeks

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Last summer Sqaure Enix announced Life is Strange — an episodic adventure title with a time manipulating twist from DONTNOD Entertainment, the studio behind 2013’s Remember Me. Well the first episode has been given a January 30 release date along with a $4.99 price tag. If the first episode turns out to be your cup of tea, then you can purchase the Season Pass (Containing #2-5) for $16.99. Should you feel like taking a chance, you can buy the full season for $19.99. You can view the reveal trailer below.

$4.99 – Life is Strange Episode 1
$16.99 – Life is Strange Season Pass (Episodes 2-5)
$19.99 – Life is Strange Complete Season (Episodes 1-5)

 

Life is Strange will be available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.

The Year In Gaming 2014 by Random aka Mega Ran #Music #GamersUnite #VideoGames #History

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On this New Year’s Eve Edition of #RealGamerMusic – This year was such a wild ride, from losses to gains, from good times to pain. Random AKA MegaRan speaks on everything 2014 as our industry’s heritage turns the next page to 2015.

“XBOX price cuts, but that Wii doe
had everybody out searching for Amiibos
Phil fish went ham on Twitter and snapped-
Used the classic excuse-” i musta been hacked
Speaking of hacked, we all got clowned
When Xbox live and PSN kept going down
Amazon grabbed twitch for 900 million
Shadow of Mordor was great, till the ending”

Vote for RGN’s Best PlayStation and Xbox Games of 2014

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Nintendo’s platforms weren’t the only ones to enjoy an impressive 2014, as far as game releases go. Both Sony and Microsoft’s saw a some of 2014’s best released on their consoles and handhelds — weather in the form of third party titles or first party exclusives. You played them, now cast your vote for which you feel truly deserves the title of the “best of 2014”. Once again if your choice isn’t on the list don’t fret, just click “other” and enter it in the box. If you’ve played it and loved it, then it deserves a chance.

Voting starts today and ends on Jan 7, 2015. Winners will be announced shortly after. If you haven’t already, you can vote for the Best Wii U and 3DS Game of 2014 here.

Best PS Vita Game

Best PS Vita Game
Child of Light
Hohokum
Velocity 2x
Freedom Wars
Rogue Legacy
Luftrausers
Danganronpa 2
Other
Please Specify:

Poll Maker

Best PS3 Game

Best PS3 Game
The Wolf Among Us
The Walking Dead Season 2
Dark Souls 2
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Tales of Xilla 2
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Far Cry 4
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Other
Please Specify:

Poll Maker

Best Xbox 360 Game

Best Xbox 360 Game
Dark Souls 2
South Park: The Stick of Truth
The Wolf Among Us
Titanfall
Wolfenstein: The New Order
The Walking Dead: Season 2
Far Cry 4
Child of Light
Other
Please Specify:

Poll Maker

Best Xbox One Game

Best Xbox One Game
Titanfall
Sunset Overdrive
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Dragon Age: Inquisition
The Wolf Among Us
Forza Horizon 2
Far Cry 4
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Other
Please Specify:

Poll Maker

Best PS4 Game

Best PS4 Game
Transistor
The Wolf Among Us
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
inFamous: Second Son
Velocity 2X
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Child of Light
Far Cry 4
Other
Please Specify:

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You can vote for best games of 2014 for PC and Mobile here.

ScrewAttack Announces its New 2015 Lineup

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The wildly popular video game entertainment channel, ScrewAttack has revealed its 2015 lineup of content. Featuring five new shows and three returning fan favorites, the 1.3 million plus subscribed channel will offer viewers even more video game news, gameplay, trailers and original content than ever before. The first of its new shows will kick things off on January 2, 2015 at 6pm PT, 9pm EST.

“Our 2015 lineup is going to deliver a fresh, new take on the content we already know our fans love, and bring back favorites we know they can’t live without,” said Craig Skistimas, co-founder and General Manager of ScrewAttack. “As our amazing community continues to grow, we’re going to keep pushing the boundaries by giving more perspectives on video games and the games industry.”

ScrewAttack’s New Shows and Starting Times:

  • DEATH BATTLE Breakdown! – ScrewAttack’s hit series DEATH BATTLE causes a lot of controversy and conversation–just look at the comments on YouTube! Join the creators of the series live after each show as they tell you how they came to their conclusion, answer live questions from the audience and give you a sneak peek at the next episode. Premieres Friday, January 2nd.
  • The Desk of DEATH BATTLE! – Did you know Batman once time traveled and used mace on a caveman and later made out with his own mom? Crazy, right?! While doing TONS of research for our hit show DEATH BATTLE, sometimes the most ridiculous information gets left on the cutting room floor… but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be shared! Join Jocelyn the Intern (voiced by popular internet personality Lisa Foiles) as she guides the viewer through some of the most amazing (and silly) moments from their favorite video game, comic and anime characters. Premieres Sunday, January 4th.
  • Available Now Podcast – There are so many games nowadays that it’s tough to keep track of!  Join Sean, Shaun and Sam as they fill you in on what you need to know for the week, what you need to keep an eye on, what they’re playing and what’s not worth playing. Premieres Tuesday, January 6th.
  • Great Moments in Gaming History – The video game industry hasn’t always been the powerhouse it currently is. Join ScrewAttack founder Stuttering Craig as he takes you through some of the most famous… and infamous… moments in video game history. Premieres Wednesday, January 7th.
  • Who is…

Returning Favorites:

  • ScrewAttack Top 10 – One of ScrewAttack’s most popular features is finally returning! Join ScrewAttack founder Stuttering Craig as he counts down everything in the gamer/geek space from 10 to 1.
  • The Best EVER! – Join the ScrewAttack crew and other popular internet personalities as they tell you what makes them tick as gamers. What’s the best Sonic villain? What’s the best level in Call of Duty? We’ll tell you in our own, unique ways with our own unique personal stories.
  • Reasons We Love and Hate – The ScrewAttack crew looks at the best in gaming while Evil Craig looks at all the crappiness. It’s EVERYWHERE!

Want more info then visit ScrewAttack.com or check out ScrewAttack on YouTube. You can also check out their latest DEATH BATTLE Matchup:

 

Deadpool VS Deathstroke

 

For Small Fee, MegaRan Will Make A Hip Hop EP / Album About Your Favorite Game

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MegaRan AKA Random is best known for his jump into the role of Mega Man and helping to launch Nerdcore as a genre alongside artists like MC Frontalot. When the album Black Materia came out, it shocked the video game world and blew up the world touring indie artist’s fan-base with Final Fantasy 7 fanatics who couldn’t get enough of Ran’s conversion of what was once a classic masterpiece video game saga into the feeling of that same story taking place in real life. Through voicing each character’s deepest unspoken emotions and embracing that exposure of FF7’s inner conflicts / spiritual themes, Ran proved that video games and hip hop belong together. If you haven’t heard it yet, take a listen below now:

Now the artist known as Random is offering the chance for your favorite game to see that same metamorphosis. One backer of the Mega Lo Mania Director’s Cut DVD Kickstarter has already purchased it, and I can’t wait to see which game they suggest for Random to bring to life.

Donate Here to Receive Backer Benefits

An EP of 4-5 tracks will be created with executive producer credits given to the backer as well as copyright license ownership and the decision on blessing the project for mass release or keeping it for yourself (an unprecedented value proposition in music that you’ll likely never see again) for just $900 which also nets the backer Mega Lo Mania Director’s Cut, Random’s 2015 album, (digital downloads of both and physical copies), a shout out on Twitter (Random has tens of thousands of fans), and a bunch more (all on top of actually getting to executive produce and own your own MegaRan Video Games Hip Hop project)!!! You can bump it up to FULL ALBUM (9 tracks at least) for $2,000.

Or for just $250 you can get K Murdock and MegaRan to do a song about your favorite game!

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Like I said this is the type of opportunity you won’t see twice. At the time of this writing, there’s only 33 hours left to accept such an awesome offer. Help Random distribute his Documentary to his fans all over the world, and become an Executive Producer of an incredible album at the same time.

 

Donate Here to Receive Backer Benefits

Update w/ Disclosure: I decided to back the Kickstarter for MegaRan’s Documentary to hit Netflix and other distributors. As according to our new RGN Public Ethics Policy, I will no longer be reporting on MegaRan’s work in an Evaluative Manner (i.e. Reviews) and will have another author Reviewing the work whereas I will be allowed to continue Informative Reporting (non-evaluative, i.e. News). If you have any feedback on this Ethics Policy, please comment on this article below or on our Policy itself and we’ll be sure to take your feedback into high regard. – Jon Ireson, Editor-In-Chief at RealGamerNewz.com