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  • Counter-Strike's Pro Cheating Scandal Might Be A Good Thing

    … Hear me out: Counter-Strike's pro cheating scandal—which has seen three top-tier players get banned and others put under a hot magnifying glass of scrutiny—sucks right now, but it could be a good thing in the long run. Or it could create standards the sport can never live up to. I know, I know: on paper this really couldn't be much worse…

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  • World of Warcraft's New Dude Blood Elves Literally Have No Butts

    … Pretty much every race on World of Warcraft's colorful roster has received a modern makeover at this point. Every race, that is, except blood elves. Soon that will change. But I'm gonna level with you here: the new dude blood elves literally don't have butts. What's up with that? I mean, look at that. Nothing. Nada. There is no junk…

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  • Tiny Mass Effect Figures Protect Your Pockets From Reapers

    … Coming soon to a GameStop near you, the Mass Effect trilogy gets a series of Minimates figures to collect in the most annoying way possible. Diamond Select Toys has an entire line of Mass Effect figures coming out, with the first wave of seven tiny space commandos and friend arriving exclusively at GameStop. That's not the annoying bit. They're…

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  • In Real Life, Super Mario's Galaxy Would Explode

    … Shocking as this may be to hear, video games aren't always realistic. But just how unrealistic are they? A group of physicists took a look at Super Mario Galaxy recently, and their findings show the true extent of the iconic plumber's disregard for the laws of nature. The tongue-in-cheek study "It's a-me, Density!," published in the University…

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  • Assassin's Creed Unity has some very pretty concept art.

    … Assassin's Creed Unity has some very pretty concept art. This GIF was made from a series of three drawings depicting the Café Théâtre, posted by Ubisoft's David Alvarez to the Polycount forum's Unity art dump thread. Check it out to see some more of the textures, models and concepts people have created for the game. Art Dump - Assassin's Creed…

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  • If You Like Mario Cuteness and 3D Puzzles, Play Captain Toad

    … There’s a new treasure hunter in town and his name is Captain Toad. Good – Three Levels in One For each level of Captain Toad, your main goal is simple: Get Captain Toad or Toadette to the star at the end of the level. You’ll have to bypass a few enemies or obstacles, but for the most part, accomplishing your goal is usually quite easy. (Only…

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  • This Fighting Game Has a Modern Anime Fan’s Dream Cast

    … What do the characters of Sword Art Online, Black Bullet, The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Valkyria Chronicles all have in common? They’re all ready to beat the living hell out of each other in Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax. Like Jump Ultimate Stars or J-Stars Victory VS, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax…

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  • Dark Souls II Is Coming To PS4 And Xbox One

    … So you want to check out the newest Dark Souls, but you're just too lazy to unplug your new console? Namco Bandai's got good news for you—the fiendish Dark Souls II is coming to PS4 and Xbox One in April. The newly announced compilation package, which is called Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, will be out on April 7, 2015 not just…

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  • Can You Find Far Cry 4's Other Secret Ending?

    … it? @MitchyD @adrianchm There is the already identified branch after that scene...— Alex Hutchinson (@BangBangClick) November 24, 2014 To refresh our memories, Far Cry 4 begins with protagonist Ajay Ghale riding into Kyrat on a bus carrying his mother's ashes. The bus then gets commandeered, and Kyrat's evil tyrant Pagan Min shows up. Min escorts Ghale…

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  • Amiibo Nearly Wins Super Smash Bros Tournament

    … A Fox Amiibo—as in, a CPU-controlled version of a character housed in a tiny action figure—took third place in a Smash Bros tournament against real humans. It was a Fox Amiibo. Of course it was Fox. Twitch streamer dazee recounted the tale in a series of tweets (as spotted by NeoGAF). At a local Smash tournament in Richmond, British Columbia…

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