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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Report: Steam Fall Sale begins November 26

Yesterday - Joystiq
The Steam Fall Sale will commence on November 26, the day before Thanksgiving, and run until December 1, according to VG247. The site reports that an email sent by PayPal, encouraging account holders to stock up on Steam Wallet codes, has beaten by S. Prell

Meta Knight Amiibo exclusive to Best Buy, Lucario to Toys R Us

Yesterday - Joystiq
Where's the fun in collecting something if you can just place a one-and-done order for the entire set with an online retailer? Amiibo fans are in for some legwork (or a few extra clicks), as two more retailer-exclusive deals have been announced by Thomas Schulenberg

Amazon tells Tales From Deep Space on Fire tablets

Yesterday - Joystiq
Tales From Deep Space, from Amazon Game Studios and co-partner Frontier Developments, has achieved lift-off and can now enter the orbit of 2013 Kindle Fire and later tablets, according to a press release from Amazon. The game shoots a spacefaring by S. Prell

Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker, Arena Master apps now in the wild

Yesterday - Joystiq
Far Cry 4 has a pair of companion apps awaiting iOS and Android users, provided they're up for a round of poker or controlling deadly arenas on the go. A press release from developer Ubisoft notes that both the Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker and Far Cry 4 by Thomas Schulenberg

Amiibo Manufacturing Error Gives Samus Two Arm Cannons

Yesterday - Gamespot
It seems like an Amiibo manufacturing error has accidentally doubled Samus Aaran's firepower.Adam Truesdale picked up the Amiibo you can see here yesterday, and posted it to Reddit under the username Adamantium126. He preordered it from his local Best Buy along with the Mario, Link, and Donkey Kong Amiibo. There was only one other Samus Amiibo in t...

Sony denies hacker group's infiltration into PSN

Yesterday - Joystiq
There has been no intrusion into the PlayStation Network, Sony has told Joystiq in the wake of a hacker group reportedly leaking 2,131 PSN logins. "We have investigated the claims that our network was breached and have found no evidence that there by S. Prell

Microsoft Thanks Xbox One Early Adopters With a Free Copy of Limbo-- Report

Yesterday - Gamespot
Several Xbox One users who bought the console near launch are reporting that they've received thank you notes from Microsoft saying that they'll get a free copy of the indie platformer Limbo when it's released.Developer Playdead's game, which was first released on the Xbox 360, has yet to be officially announced for the Xbox One, but it was listed...

Trials Fusion online multiplayer planned for 2015, PC beta live

Yesterday - Joystiq
Trials Fusion's support for head-to-head online multiplayer is running a little behind its end-of-the-year schedule, according to a press release from Ubisoft. The launch window has shifted to early 2015, though PC players can rev up in a beta that's by Thomas Schulenberg

GameStop Worried Digital Games Are Too Cheap

Yesterday - Gamespot
GameStop is worried that digital games could drive game prices dangerously low, according to a statement from the company's president Tony Bartel in its most recent quarterly earnings report.Bartel said that GameStop estimates that $100 million-worth of games have been digitally delivered for free as part of hardware bundles like the Xbox One Assas...

Three years later, Calendar Man reveals Arkham City easter egg

Yesterday - Joystiq
Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham City has an easter egg that even "The World's Greatest Detective" (AKA: Batman) might have struggled to find, players have discovered. A recent YouTube video from the channel "Batman Arkham Videos" (embedded above) has by S. Prell

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