Unlimited 1UPs for everyone!

April 30, 2015

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Super Mario Bros Glitch Discovered After 30 Years

Amazingly after 30 years Super Mario Bros is still surprising us with new gameplay secrets. The latest treat is an unlimited 1UP trick caused by a glitch in the way beanstalks are generated.

Konami is no longer on the NYSE

April 29, 2015

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Konami Delists Itself from the NYSE

Konami has voluntarily delisted itself from the New York Stock Exchange. It is still trading in London and Tokyo, but no longer considers it economically justifiable to maintain a presence in the American market.

Hong Kong

April 28, 2015

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Hong Kong 97

Some video games just weren’t meant to be made. Check out the Angry Video Game Nerd’s hilarious take on Hong Kong 97.

Silent Hills Suddenly Cancelled

If you’ve been looking forward to playing the newest Silent Hill title, you are going to have to keep waiting indefinitely. Production on Silent Hills has been cancelled due to director Hideo Kojima’s split with Konami.

Bloodborne Honest Trailer

Bloodborne has been with us for a few months now. It’s challenging, great to look at, and critics are having a hard time saying bad things about it.

But did the pre-launch hype machine paint an accurate picture?

Read on for an Honest Game Trailer’s take on Bloodborne.

April 25, 2015

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Five Funny Game Glitches

Modern games can have extremely realistic-looking environments and situations. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that you’re really just looking at a bunch of coloured triangles.

Until, of course, you run over a spot the developer hadn’t anticipated and fall through the floor. Because… it doesn’t actually exist. The suspension of disbelief is gone.

Enjoy these five hilarious game glitches.

So you want a game industry job

April 24, 2015

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So You Want To Work In the Game Industry

It sounds like a dream job – the chance to turn your ideas into blockbuster games. Unfortunately you can’t just walk off the street into a high-ranking studio job.

So what does it takes to get in the door? Old fashioned elbow grease – see for yourself in this video.

April 23, 2015

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Teens React to NES

Would today’s teenagers know what to do with an original Nintendo Entertainment System, or would they stare at it in confusion? According to this video from the Internet, they’d be confused.

Fable Legends touts cross-platform multiplayer

April 22, 2015

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Fable Legends Supports Cross-Platform Play

Lionhead Studios announced the upcoming Fable Legends game will support multiplayer between XBox One and PC platforms.

Games are both business and art

April 21, 2015

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Games are Both Products and Art

This week I visited EB Games for the first time in a long while. It occurred to me that stores like this are very similar to what we experienced when we were younger, before digital downloads changed the whole market. Shelves and shelves of new games, used games, refurbished equipment begging for a minute of attention. Then something occurred to me.

The prices of games and consoles haven’t changed much from when I was a kid.

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