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[Friday Five] Favorite Announcements from The Game Awards

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So The Game Awards kind of came out of left field for a lot of people (me especially), but hey, awards are awards, and I personally love to see my own opinions on games validated by panels of esteemed judges. What The Game Awards also provided was a platform for companies to announce stuff on their newest and upcoming titles. …

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[Friday Five] Features Street Fighter 5 Must Have

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For the longest time, Street Fighter had been absent from everybody’s mind until Street Fighter IV‘s release in 2009. It brought with it a slew of features that gave the series life again and brought it back into the public’s eyes. With the unofficial announcement of Street Fighter V, the franchise once again has a chance to grow and take …

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[Friday Five] Five Signs You’re Playing a WoW Expansion at Launch

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As popular as World of Warcraft is, I am always surprised to see the influx of players come launch day for new expansions. It’s amazing seeing so many players at the same time, but launches are not without hitches, some of the funny, but most of the terrible annoying. I’ve been to this rodeo before and I’ve noticed a few …

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[Friday Five] Five Games Worth Checking Out Again

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I don’t think I’m wrong in saying that most games tend to have a pretty short lifespan. They last a player anywhere from 6-12 hours, typically, and then they’re shelved. Multiplayer helps some but eventually those communities falter off, moving onto the next hot game. Some games, however, get a constant stream of updates and DLC that make the game …

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[Friday Five] Best Smash Bros Wii U Features

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The last thing I expected Nintendo to drop was a 35-minute video on all the Wii U-exclusive features for the newest Smash, but it definitely happened, and I definitely watched the whole darn thing. More than 50 facts about the newest Smash were lined up in the video, but here are some favorites off the list:

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[Friday Five] Five Upcoming Films Based On Video Games That Shouldn’t Happen

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Historically, video game film adaptations haven’t really done very well. In the past 20 years, 28 have been released, and out of those, only one has scored higher than 40% on Rotten Tomatoes (Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, for those wondering. One could even argue that since it’s not based on an actual game, it doesn’t really count, in which …

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[Friday Five] Five Smash for 3DS and Wii U DLC Characters We’d Like to See

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There has been a lot of speculation over whether or not Smash for 3DS and Wii U, or Sm4sh as the community has called it, will contain DLC characters after release. Lines of code found by data miners seem to confirm that Nintendo might be planning it however, so if they’re going to be releasing DLC characters, I hope the …

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