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    Monday November 25, 2013
  • FEATURE: Farewell to Console Generation Seven, Part Three - Characters, Moments, and More!

    Crunchyroll News' farewell trilogy wraps up with a look at the heart--and the future--of their favorite games

    The "Farewell to Console Generation Seven" trilogy closes up with a look at this past gen's touching moments, shocking twists, stirring finales, and hopes for the eighth console generation from CRN's Joseph Luster, Nate Ming, Amanda Rush, and Humberto Saabedra! Check 'em all out after the jump!

  • Saturday November 23, 2013
  • FEATURE: Farewell to Console Generation Seven, Part Two - Multiplatform Madness!

    Crunchyroll's writers look back at their favorite genre-specific games of the past generation

    Part two of our "Farewell to Console Generation Seven" feature trilogy continues, with a look at the favorite multiplatform and genre-specific titles of Joseph Luster, Nate Ming, Amanda Rush, and Humberto Saabedra! Hit the jump to see which multiplatform marvels wowed them the most!

  • Friday November 22, 2013
  • FEATURE: Farewell to Console Generation Seven, Part One - Exclusives!

    Crunchyroll's writers take a look back at their favorite Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3-exclusive titles

    It's official: next-gen is here, and it won't be long before it's current-gen. Join CRN's Joseph Luster, Nate Ming, and Amanda Rush in this three-part feature that celebrates their favorite titles from the seventh generation of console video games! First up: their favorite console-exclusive games, after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 22, 2013
  • Infinity Ward: "Call of Duty" Players Aren't Part of the Hardcore Crowd

    It's okay, we know all the crazy-hardcore shooter fans are playing ARMA instead

    Often included among lists of today's "hardcore AAA" titles, Call of Duty is actually being aimed at a different audience, according to its studio. Hit the jump to see why CoD is focusing more on the casual crowd!

  • Thursday October 10, 2013
  • PS3 Headsets Incompatible with PS4 at Launch

    Sony plans future patch so you don't have to buy another $100 pair of gaming headphones

    A good headset can really help immerse you into today's games, but there's a minor setback for headphone fans on the PS4--current headsets won't be compatible at launch! Hit the jump for more details!

  • Saturday August 31, 2013
  • FEATURE: August 2013 Five-in-One Mega Gaming Review!

    Catch up on some of the past month's highlights in gaming!

    August has been a busy month for games--so busy, in fact, that regular CRN games reviewer Nate Ming hasn't had time to review any of this month's games individually! Hit the jump to see if Pikmin 3, Dragon's Crown, Divekick and more are worth your time!

  • Wednesday August 14, 2013
  • "Castlevania" Producer Feels "Contra" Revival Must Do Something Fresh

    It looks like somebody doesn't remember "Contra: Legacy of War"

    Plenty of classic titles have been rebooted for modern-day gamers, but what about something as traditionally hardcore as Contra? Hit the jump for word from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow's producer about what he thinks a modern Contra should do!

  • VIDEO: Amazing Fan-Made "Super Metroid" Animated Short

    Samus lands on Zebes, looks awesome, kicks ass, makes us really want more from this creator

    We see less of Samus Aran than we do of Nintendo's other lead characters--the determined bounty hunter just doesn't get as much time in the spotlight. Spend five missiles at the jump (sorry, had to put a red door somewhere) and check out a beautiful fan animation inspired by Samus' legendary Super Metroid adventure!

  • Gamers Have Spent 2.85 Million Years Playing "Call of Duty"

    For the record, human beings as we know them have been around for about half a million years

    Out of all the video games in all the world, Call of Duty keeps popping up with strange and unexpected news. Did you know that gamers have been playing Call of Duty for just under 3 million years' worth of game time? Hit the jump for more details!

  • Monday August 5, 2013
  • Sega Places Bid on Atlus Acquisition

    Could "Shin Megami Tensei," "Persona" and more become part of Sega?

    Atlus' parent company Index may be in pretty bad shape financially, but about twenty companies are ready and waiting to snatch up the development house known for developing offbeat hits like the Persona series and Catherine. Hit the jump for details on Sega's bid for Atlus!

  • Saturday August 3, 2013
  • Why Nintendo Will Be Here for 100 Years, But Microsoft and Zynga Won't

    "Oddworld" creator and PS4 indie leader Lorne Lanning on why Nintendo isn't going anywhere anytime soon

    It seems like no matter the changes in the video game industry's landscape, Nintendo is always there, for better or worse. One of the PS4's top indie developers thinks that despite naysayers, Nintendo isn't doomed--in fact, he thinks they'll be around for a long, long time. Hit the jump for more!

  • Thursday August 1, 2013
  • New Xbox One Player Reputation System Weeds Out Problem Players

    Three-tier "status" system dumps gamers with bad attitudes into a class of their own

    Dealing with jerks in online games is nothing new, but Microsoft is making some adjustments to Xbox Live's reputation system, hoping to clean up the online gaming experience! Hit the jump for more details!