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GameStop Giving Away Exclusive Poster for Destiny Pre-Orders

Posted by Brent Butler On February - 17 - 2013 0 Comment
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With Bungie’s reveal of “Destiny”, GameStop has announced that if you pre-order the game right now online or in-store you’ll get an exclusive two-sided poster with your pre-order. This is only while supplies last so make sure to get your game and poster here! Game Description:From the creators of Halo and the publisher of Call of Duty comes Destiny. With an unprecedented variety of FPS gameplay, Destiny promises to deliver an incredible story set within a newly-imagined, always-connected universe filled with action and adventure. Everything changed with the arrival of the Traveler. It sparked a Golden Age when our civilization spanned the solar system … but it didn’t last. Something  [ Read More ]

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PC game “TERA Rising” has just been released and it already has accolades such as being named “Best PC Game” at E3 and “Best Combat” game at PAX. In support of the game’s release, ShockYa has been given some gaming codes to give away! The grand prize will be the code for a Slepinir Mount and two runner-up winners will receive one Arkai mask each. To enter, follow us @Shockya and tweet the phrase, “@Shockya is giving away TERA Rising codes! Follow and RT to enter!” You have until March 1 to enter; you can tweet us every day until the end date, and then we’ll choose the winners via  [ Read More ]

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Win Dead Space 3 From ShockYa!

Posted by monique On February - 5 - 2013 0 Comment
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“Dead Space 3″ is bringing players back to the unforgiving universe filled with aliens and the threat of the apocalypse. If you’re a huge fan, you might want to try your luck in ShockYa’s Twitter giveaway! We’ll be giving away one Xbox 360 copy of “Dead Space 3;” here’s how to win. Follow us @Shockya. Then, tweet us the phrase, “@Shockya is giving away an Xbox 360 copy of Dead Space 3! Follow and RT to enter!” You can enter every day until Feb. 19, and afterwards, we’ll pick the winner at random and notify them via Twitter DM. The contest is open only to US residents. Good luck, and  [ Read More ]

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Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Not into the obligatory big game celebration? No plans to talk about the event after the final whistle is blown? Your weekly Movie News Cheat Sheet has your back, coming at you with movie industry highlights for after the grand finale of the football season comes and goes. We’ve got the latest on the game-to-film adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s “Warcraft,” all the new additions to the SXSW lineup, the details of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” shooting schedule and casting process, and more. Scroll down for your must-know movie news of the past week. 1. Duncan Jones to Direct “Warcraft:” Sadly sure this video game-to-film adaptation would  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead Game Series Offering First Episode Free On App Store

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 18 - 2012 0 Comment
The Walking Dead Game Series Offering First Episode Free On App Store

‘The Walking Dead: The Game’ from Telltale Games is offering its critically acclaimed first episode, ‘A New Day,’ for free for a limited time on the App Store. The game series was recently named the Game of the Year at Spike’s Video Game Awards, and was also awarded with top honors from such outlets as Yahoo! Games, Digital Trentds and GamesRadar. The base application can be downloaded for free for a limited time, which includes ‘A New Day.’ Episodes two through five can also be purchased in-app individually for $4.99. Users can also save 25 percent on the episodes by purchasing them as a multi-pack for $14.99. Written by: Karen  [ Read More ]

Spike TV Announces Winners of the 10th Annual Video Game Awards

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 8 - 2012 0 Comment
Spike TV Announces Winners of the 10th Annual Video Game Awards

Spike TV announced the winners for its 10th Annual Video Game Awards (VGA) last night during a live ceremony hosted by film and video game star Samuel L. Jackson. Industry titans gathered as the cable network celebrated the artistic and technical achievements in the gaming universe over the past year during a two-hour global event, which aired at 9pm ET/6pm PT from Sony Picture Studios in Los Angeles. The awards show was simulcast on MTV 2 and MTV Tr3s, and streamed live on Spike’s official website, Game Trailers’ official website and for the first time ever, on Xbox consoles through Xbox Live. Some of the biggest winners of the ceremony  [ Read More ]

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343 Industries and Microsoft Studios have released their live-action digital series, “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” on DVD, digital release and Blu-ray! The release comprises every episode of the series, which was released weekly through Machinima Prime and Halo Waypoint. The five-episode series was originally in anticipation of the November 6 release of the highly-anticipated “Halo 4.” Now, you don’t have to see the series just on your computer screen! Along with seeing the uninterrupted series through from beginning to end, fans will also be able to watch the complete collection of bonus footage, which includes over 60 minutes of exclusive behind-the-scenes featurettes. Make sure to go to Machinima Prime  [ Read More ]

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World Premiere Teasers From Gears of War: Judgment and The Last of Us Airing During VGA TEN

The world premiere teaser trailers from the upcoming video games ‘Gears of War: Judgment’ and ‘The Last of Us’ are set to first air on television during Spike TV’s ‘VGA Ten.’ The video game award show, which has been airing since 2003, will air live on Friday at 9pm ET/6pm PT. ‘VGA Ten’ will be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, and will be simultaneously aired on both Spike TV and Spike’s official Web site. ‘Gears of War: Judgment’ is a third-person shooter game that’s being co-developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly. It’s the fourth title within the ‘Gears of War’ series. Microsoft Studios intends to publish the game  [ Read More ]

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The Walking Dead Game Season Finale Launching Next Week

Posted by monique On November - 15 - 2012 0 Comment
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“The Walking Dead” fans are having a field day with “The Walking Dead” television show bringing shocks and horrors alongside “The Walking Dead” game season. “The Walking Dead” game is also reaching a peak in the storytelling–the highly-anticipated season finale of “The Walking Dead,” titled “Episode Five – No Time Left,” will be launching digitally next week on PC/MAC, consoles and iOS. This will be the fifth and final episode in Telltale Games’ critically-acclaimed game season based on Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series of the same name. So when exactly can you expect the finale to come out? “The Walking Dead: Episode Five – No Time Left” will be  [ Read More ]

Linkin Park Honoring Troops with Song on Medal of Honor Warfighter Soundtrack

Linkin Park is honoring troops as America celebrates Veterans Day today by contributing their song ‘Castle of Glass’ to the soundtrack of Electronic Arts’ latest video game, ‘Medal of Honor: Warfighter.’ The song, which is from the band’s fifth bestselling album, ‘Living Things,’ is the group’s latest promotional single for Danger Close Games’ shooter video game series. ‘Medal of Honor: Warfighter’ is inspired by real world events, real operations and real warriors. The game offers the best-of-the-best soldiers from around the world as they battle it out to determine who will reign supreme. Players will step into the boots of elite warfighters and apply their unique skills to track down  [ Read More ]

Christopher Mintz-Plasse Stars In Far Cry Experience

Posted by monique On November - 6 - 2012 0 Comment
Kick-Ass's Christopher Mintz-Plasse Stars In Far Cry Experience

“Superbad” star (and star of the upcoming “Kick-Ass 2) Christopher Mintz-Plasse takes on Rock Island in the new web series from Ubisoft, “Far Cry Experience.” In the first episode, which you can watch below the post, Mintz-Plasse arrives on the island as a favor for Ubisoft. Eventually, he and his cameraman learn that there’s more happening on the island than just the flora and fauna. Slowly but surely, they both get closer to the craziness that is Vaas and his men. Will Mintz-Plasse survive the jungle? Stay tuned to see. What do you think about the first episode of “Far Cry Experience?” Are you going to stay tuned to see  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, VIDEO
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Halo gamers, listen up! Today, November 1st, is the launch date of the new Halo 4 App! Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew is now available for download! The app is part of Halo 4′s parternship with Mountain Dew, Doritos, and 7-Eleven stores, and it will bring the in-game action of Halo 4 into the real world. The mobile app is free, and it uses location-based and image recognition technology to bring the Halo game alive in a new and exciting way. It mirrors a King of the Hill concept that users can play while in mulitplayer mode in the Halo game. The “hills” in the  [ Read More ]

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1982 Litwak's Arcade Commercial featuring the Original Fix-It Felix, Jr. Game

Get reacquainted with Wreck-It Ralph, the villain of the arcade video game Fix-It Felix Jr. and the title character of the upcoming 3D animated Disney comedy, in vintage Litwak’s arcade commercials. The spots include the 1982 commercial featuring the original Fix-It Felix, Jr. game; the 1997 commercial featuring Sugar Rush Speedway; and the 2012 commercial featuring Hero’s Duty. The ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ film follows the title character (voiced by John C. Reilly), the villain of the arcade video game Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game’s title hero (Jack McBrayer) fixes a building that Ralph destroys. For over 30 years, Ralph has been doing the same job and has become tired  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, MOVIES, NEWS
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New York Comic Con will the site for the latest, breaking news on the latest video games, movies and TV series. The man to bring you all of the latest news, Spike TV host and gaming expert Geoff Keighley, was happy to tell ShockYa what to expect from this year’s New York Comic Con and the lowdown on his team-up with Mountain Dew to announce the return of Double XP-experience points that determine a player’s progression through a game. Keighley also talked about the most anticipated game of 2012, “Halo 4.” You can listen to the interview in the video embedded below the post. 343 Industries is now behind “Halo  [ Read More ]

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Angry Birds Joins Star Wars In A Brand New Game

Posted by monique On October - 8 - 2012 0 Comment
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Fans of “Angry Birds” and “Star Wars” will be excited to learn that two of their favorite franchises are coming together in an epic game! Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. announced today the upcoming launch of “Angry Birds Star Wars.” The game will combine elements of classic “Angry Birds,” “Angry Birds Space” and the characters and locations from “Star Wars.”The game will be released November 8 and be available on iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Rovio is thrilled to be working with Lucasfilm. “This is the best Angry Birds game we’ve ever done. It’s the best parts of Angry Birds with all new  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, MOVIES, NEWS

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