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Top Selling Games: Week of 2/28

  1. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS4)
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (3DS)
  3. The Order: 1886 (PS4)
  4. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (XOne)
  5. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (PS4)
  6. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS3)
  7. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (XOne)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
  9. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4)
  10. Grand Theft Auto V (XOne)

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With 'Dead Rising,' a New Approach for a Game Adaptation

This photo provided by Crackle/Dead Rising: Watchtower shows, Jesse Metcalfe, in a scene from the film, “Dead Rising: Watchtower.” The movie debuts March 27, 2015, on Crackle, Sony's free streaming video service.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a pair of filmmakers first approached video game publisher Capcom about crafting a live-action movie based on their popular zombie series "Dead Rising," they were asked to prove themselves in a very specific way: The creators behind such video game franchises as "Street Fighter" and "Resident Evil" handed the movie producers a game controller. "They told me, 'Show me you love ... more


The editors of Game Informer rank the Top 10 handheld games for March 2015: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (3DS) Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) Helldivers (Vita) Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (Vita) OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood (Vita) La-Mulana EX (Vita) Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. (3DS) Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (3DS) Gunman Clive... more

Misguided Rage

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For a long time I was angry about in-game items. I consider myself an old school gamer, and the idea that something could be sold within a game world really irked me. Isn’t the very idea of games that you need to earn your victories? How can there be victory if you can literally pay your way to the top? (Insert your favorite joke about the Yankees or Real Madrid here.) The reality is, I want games to be the biggest entertainment medium in the... more

Nintendo is Making Games for Smartphones

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After long resisting making games for mobile phones, Nintendo announced a partnership with Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA on Tuesday to make smartphone games featuring Nintendo characters. This doesn't mean we'll be seeing the original "Super Mario Bros." leaping onto smartphones anytime soon, though. In a statement, DeNA said "only new, original games optimized fo... more

PlayStation Network Debuts 'Powers' Scripted Series

This image provided by Sony Pictures Television shows Sharlto Copley, left, and Susan Heyward in a scene from "Powers." The series' 10-episode first season is the latest blossoming of scripted TV fare from unexpected sources.

NEW YORK (AP) — Ability does not imply accomplishment. And accomplishment is no prerequisite for fame. This we know all too well from reality TV. (Hint: Snooki.) But today's viral sprawl of celebrity is explored in fresh fashion by a new series spawned from what some viewers might deem an unlikely source: comic books. The series' 10-episode season is the latest blossoming of scripted TV fare from unexpected sources: Home base f... more

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