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[NEWS] Destiny Prompts 300% UK PS4 Sales Increase

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on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 | By Tom Lynch

  Despite Destiny receiving a mixed bag of reactions since it’s release early last week, it seems Sony’s marketing allegiance with both Bungie and Activision has proved most beneficial with UK PS4 sales more than tripling thanks to the launch of Destiny. MCV claims that an unnamed source is responsible for producing the numbers and confirming this propulsion...

[PODCAST] #23: High Score Vacations

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on Thu, Sep 18, 2014 | By Tom Acres

August vacations are the main topic of conversation on this month’s podcast, featuring Abi’s trips to India and Malaysia and Tom’s annual visit to Florida. We also discuss some games, perhaps you’ve heard of them, including Chip, Diablo III, FIFA 15, Forza Horizon 2, GTA V, Minecraft and The Walking Dead. Episode 23 It will also be available on iTunes...

[VIDEO] Nerd Block September 2014 Unboxing

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on Thu, Sep 18, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Watch Bryan dig into another box of goodies! GO TO WWW.NERDBLOCK.COM TO SUBSCRIBE TO OCTOBER’S BOX! HIGH SCORE REVIEWS: www.highscorereviews.com Twitter: Follow @highscorereview Facebook: /highscorereviews Nerd Theory Twitter: Follow @BWDull ...

[FEATURE] Shadows Brewing Over Mordor: A Preview

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on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | By Maximilian Eggl

The Lord of the Rings. A phrase so ingrained in pop-culture that it is something that almost everyone can relate to. It appeals to the lovers of books, film, music and games. I myself fall into the latter category, and have predictably played most of the LoTR themed games out there. I commanded huge armies in the Battle for Middle Earth series, shaped my own destiny in LoTR:...

[NEWS] TGS 2014: Final Fantasy Type-0 Due March 2015, FF VX Demo Inbound

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on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Final Fantasy fans rejoice! The recently announced Final Fantasy Type-0 is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on March 17, 2015 in North America and March 20 in Europe, according to a Game Informer report on the eve of the Tokyo Game Show. What some people may be more excited for is that there will be a code to download a demo for ‘Final Fantasy XV’, the mysterious game...

[FEATURE] Super Smash Bros 3DS Impressions

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on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | By Zack Thiele

Super Smash Brothers for 3DS is an interesting experiment from Nintendo this Fall. The 3DS version of the hit series incorporates all the aspects that will be on the Wii U version (also due out this Fall) but sporting a unique art style and camera angle. Nintendo has had this game in the pipeline for several years and, since the last game in 2008 for the Wii, others have tried...

[FEATURE] Desert Island Games – Zack’s Picks

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on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | By Zack Thiele

Welcome to Desert Island Games. The premise is a simple one: You are to be abandoned on a desert island with nowhere to live except for a luxury villa that happens to be equipped with solar power, an unlimited usage high-speed internet connection, and every gaming device ever created. However, you are only allowed to take five games with you. Choose wisely as they will be your...

[REVIEW] Chip

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on Tue, Sep 16, 2014 | By Joshua Lawrence

As I slowly become the go to guy for indie puzzle games here at High Score Reviews, I’ve recently had the chance to try out ‘Chip'; an isometric puzzle game developed by Coatsink in which you guide the titular robot through plentiful brain teasers in an attempt to break him out of prison. So, how does the game fare? The task of freeing your little robot friend...

[NEWS] Microsoft Acquires Mojang Studios for $2.5bn

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on Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

It appears that the rumors were indeed true; Microsoft is buying Mojang for the ridiculous figure of 2.5 billion dollars, and we await to see what Microsoft’s endgame strategy is in buying out the ‘Minecraft’ studio. Founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is not staying with the company, stating that “it is not about the money, it’s about my sanity”. Fair enough,...

[NEWS] HSR Offers Out Destiny Codes

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on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 | By Bryan Dull

Hey you! Destiny players! Take a moment from your killing Shanks and Dregs and put in these codes at www.bungie.net/en/User/coderedemption Don’t forget to like High Score Reviews on Facebook and follow us in Twitter! Grimoire Cards 1. YKA-RJG-MH9 (Warlock) 2. 3DA-P4X-F6A (Hunter) 3. MVD-4N3-NKH (Titan) 4. TCN-HCD-TGY (Rixis) 5. HDX-ALM-V4K (Old-Russia) 6. 473-MXR-3X9...

[NEWS] Apple Keynote: New iPhones and More

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on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 | By Joshua Lawrence

Hundreds of bloggers, writers and journalists descended upon Cupertino, CA, today for Apple’s latest “special event”, as CEO Tim Cook took centre stage to reveal the company’s newest gadgetry. As usual for any Apple events, speculation was rife for a couple of months before today as many geared up for the release of the new iPhone and perhaps Apple’s newest product,...

[NEWS] Release Date Confirmed for Arkham Knight

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on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 | By Tom Lynch

  Today Warner Bros. have officially announced the release date for Batman Arkham Knight, which is penciled in to launch on June 2nd 2015. Rocksteady’s final entry into their Arkham series was pushed from it’s initial October 14th release date to 2015 in June. Rumours indicated that the game may launch during February next year, but this announcement confirms...