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You Can Play Saints Row's Cancelled PSP Game Right Now

Saints Row Undercover, a cancelled PSP game, was recently revealed to the public for the very first time. Now, people can play it for themselves, thanks to the series’ developer, Volition. Volition released a playable ISO of Undercover to Unseen 64 which will preserve and archive the cancelled Saints Row prototype. You can download it from the links on Unseen’s website, but you’ll need a PSP emulator to run it on PC. Some testers are reporting it to not work on modded PSP hardware. Volition hosted a live stream today ...

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New Tribes: Ascend Update Lowers Skin Prices, Changes Gameplay

Tribes: Ascend saw a new update today which lowered the price of all skins to 480 gold each. Other changes include adjustments to armor, weapons, and gameplay. Developer Hi-Rez Studios detailed the update on Tribes’ Steam page, revealing several gameplay changes to the first-person shooter. Pressing Q will now switch back to the previously selected weapon, and voting to kick someone will now only require 35% of all players to pass. Energy weapons will also no longer be refilled at inventory stations, preventing players from bypassing the recharge time. You ...

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The Division's Console Versions Offer Some PC-Like Visual Settings

By and large, being able to tweak graphical settings in games is something reserved for the PC versions. While certainly not as extensive as what you’d expect to see on computers, the upcoming console versions of The Division do offer players some degree over control over their visuals. Image credit: Eurogamer With the game’s beta launching today on Xbox One, Eurogamer discovered that along with the expected visual settings like brightness, there are two other, unexpected options. The first of these is chromatic aberration. Enabled by default, this is a ...

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DC Comics Adding Johnny Quest, Herculoids, and Other Hanna-Barbera Titles

Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics are teaming up for a new line of comic books. Revealed by Entertainment Weekly, DC is releasing multiple comic book series featuring the classic characters from the world of Hanna-Barbera. The kicker is that DC will be revitalizing these characters with brand new stories, in brand new worlds. Future Quest by Doc Shaner and Jeff Parker Scooby Apocalypse, Future Quest, Wacky Raceland and The Flintstones were the four series revealed in this announcement, but they’re going to be adapted for a new generation of reader, giving ...

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Destiny Developer Bungie Appoints a New CEO

Longtime Bungie president Harold Ryan is stepping down from his position, with Pete Parsons set to assume the role of chief executive officer, the company announced today. Pete Parsons. Image credit: Linkedin In a post on its website, Bungie revealed that its board of directors has appointed Parsons to the role. Parsons is a member of the board and has been the company’s chief operating officer since 2002. “As CEO, Parsons will be tasked with leading the talented Bungie team as they continue to develop great Destiny experiences,” the company ...

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Rise of the Tomb Raider – Graphics Comparison

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The Story of David Bowie's Lord of the Rings Audition, Told By Series Actor

David Bowie auditioned for a role–possibly Gandalf or Elrond–in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings, according to Dominic Monaghan, who played Merry in the acclaimed film series. Monaghan shared his own audition story today with The Huffington Post, which includes the revelation that the late singer/actor was also interested in appearing in Jackson’s films. “I was at the Hubbard’s, which is a pretty notorious casting agency office in London, doing an audition for Lord of the Rings, and when it ended I went over and talked to John Hubbard, ...

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Smallville Star Discusses Possibility of Playing Superman Again

Henry Cavill is currently making his mark as Superman in DC’s big budget superhero movies, but the previous incarnation of the character could be found on the small screen. Tom Welling played Clark Kent for an entire decade in the hugely popular Smallville. Now the actor has been talking about the possibility of him returning to the role. Welling was recently interviewed by Buzzfeed, and when asked if he could see himself donning the red cape, admitted that he hadn’t been approached for either the DC movies or Superman’s rumoured ...

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Captain Phasma – Star Wars Elite Die Cast Action Figure

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Disney Store has an exclusive line of Star Wars action figures–the Elite Series. What makes these figures different from the Black Series by Hasbro is they’re die cast metal. We decided to take a look at the Captain Phasma figure. The figure stands at 7 1/4″ and includes a base and gun. The metal really works on this figure. It gives it a nice look. It’s easier to capture the look of the character from the movie compared to the other figures with their faces ...

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