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Feb 26

The new gold-colored Mario amiibo is compatible with multiple games that support amiibo. For example, Mario Party 10 features a new amiibo Party mode that players can only access by tapping their compatible amiibo figures on the Wii U GamePad controller to customize them and bring them into the game as board pieces. Players can also save items to their amiibo, then use them strategically. Or players can train their amiibo to supercharge its stats and expand its abilities in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U or Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full list of compatible games and amiibo can be found at

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Feb 25
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Steve Bristow, an Atari engineer, has died past Sunday, aged 65. Bristow was the mind behind Atari's groundbreaking hit Tank and the Indy 800 arcade machine, he was also one of the engineers who designed the VCS, later known as the Atari 2600. Steve was one of those people who made our everyday hobby a reality, he will be missed.

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Feb 25
Yep, you read that right, the FCC plans to approve Net Neutrality rules that bans paid-prioritization for US ISPs for good! These new rules will let the agency regulate internet access as if it is a public good, banning the intentional slowing of internet speeds and paid prioritization ISPs have threatened to enact for the past few years.


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Feb 25

Prepare your :bortz:, cuz Dragon Quest Heroes is coming to the PS4 in the west in 2015.

Dragon Quest Heroes is a Dynasty-Warriors styled game, featuring characters and monsters from previous Dragon Quest games, as well as characters and monsters designed by Akira Toriyama, who's worked on previous Dragon Quest and Dragon Ball games. Square Enix will announce more details in the upcoming months.
Feb 24

The Vita is now officially three years old in the big 3 regions, and as such Sony decided to finally put some Vita games on sale. Finally! You'll also find 3 freebies waiting for you as well, including a Toro and Friends Vita Theme, Fat Princess: Piece of Cake 8 Gold Coin Packs, and a Destiny of Spirits special Spirit*.

Games included in the sale are:

Sale List

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*See source for details on how to activate
Feb 24
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For those of you looking forward to playing GTA V on your PC, it looks like there's some bad news. On the bright side, though, you should be used to that by now.

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Well, that sucks. But hey, knowing Rockstar's history of PC ports, it's guaranteed to be...

Oh. Ohhhh. Oh.
Feb 24

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:arrow:Source: GBAtemp Inbox

Feb 24

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