Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dies at 91

Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dies at 91

Masaya Nakamura, Namco founder and Pac-Man pioneer, has died. He was 91. His death took place on January 22 but was only announced on Monday. Nakamura founded Namco in 1955, and retained an honorary position with the company after it merged with Bandai in 2005. Pac-Man was invented by Namco’s

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John Hurt Has Died

John Hurt Has Died

The British actor John Hurt died on January 25 of pancreatic cancer. He was 77. Hurt’s six decade career included roles on stage, film, television, and in video games, and contained the iconic chest-busting scene in the original Alien. Hurt played Caligula in the 1976 version of I, Claudius, the

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Avengers Video Game Coming From Square Enix

Avengers Video Game Coming From Square Enix

Square Enix has partnered with Marvel to produce a series of video games, starting with one based on The Avengers. Crystal Dynamics (Tomb Raider) and Eidos Montreal (Deus Ex) are also on board. In a press release, Square Enix states that the Avengers game “will be packed with all the

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Apocalypse Now Video Game In the Works

Apocalypse Now Video Game In the Works

Because who wouldn’t want to relive the glory of the Vietnam War, Francis Ford Coppola is developing an RPG video game based on his 1979 film, Apocalypse Now. Writer Rob Auten, producers Lawrence Liberty and Montgomery Markland, and designer Josh Sawyer are all involved in the project. Coppola’s production company,

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Cards Against Humanity Needs A New CEO

Cards Against Humanity Needs A New CEO

You get exactly what you’re promised when you take up a Cards Against Humanity offer. You get your box of BS, you get your giant hole, and charities get almost $5 million in donations. But now the company needs a new CEO, and sending in five bucks won’t do. According to

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Tekken 7 Coming June 2

Tekken 7 Coming June 2

After a long wait, Tekken 7 will finally launch on June 2. The game has spent years in development and even done time as an arcade game, but now Bandai Namco promises it will be out this summer. Tekken 7 will be available for PS 4, Xbox One, and PC,

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Is James Cameron Bringing Back The Terminator?

Is James Cameron Bringing Back The Terminator?

James Cameron gets back his copyright to The Terminator in 2019, and it looks like a reboot or a continuation may be in the works. Cameron is rumored to be in early talks with Tim Miller of Deadpool fame for a possible remake of the classic film. David Ellison, who’s

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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Confirmed for Xbox Play Anywhere

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Confirmed for Xbox Play Anywhere

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the latest addition to the Xbox Play Anywhere lineup. The Capcom title will support cloud saves, and when you buy a digital copy for Xbox One you will get a free Windows 10 PC version to go with it. If you opt for a physical

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Microsoft’s Beam 2.0 Is Ready To Go

Microsoft’s Beam 2.0 Is Ready To Go

Microsoft has overhauled its Beam livestreaming service, and the 2.0 version is now available to everyone. The home page has been retooled to feature multiple streams and an improved HTML5-only player with better controls, higher bitrate playback, and higher resolution. For now users have the option of signing in with

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Microsoft Updates Xbox One Dashboard for Speed

Microsoft Updates Xbox One Dashboard for Speed

Microsoft has redesigned the Xbox One dashboard to increase speed and ease of access to the most popular multitasking features. “Through one press of the Xbox button on your controller, you’ll be able to pull up the newly enhanced Guide as an overlay on the left side of your screen

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