Monthly Archive:: February 2016

Ubisoft, Gameloft to fight hostile takeover by Vivendi

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Mobile game producer Gameloft and PC behemoth Ubisoft have both announced plans to fight a hostile takeover by Vivendi, the French conglomerate. We discussed these takeover attempts before here on An8BitMind, but to no one’s surprise, Gamesoft and Ubisoft are¬†coming out swinging.

Additional Details on the PlayStation VR

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We may know a lot more about the PlayStation VR in two weeks when Sony holds a press conference to demo the Playstation VR and possibly reveal a release date and price for the highly anticipated unit. And that’s not all..

So tomorrow is a big day.. Baseball returns…

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Well, first off, apologies for the slow updates this weekend. This weekend I was force fed a disgusting drink with metal components, strapped to a gurney, and placed in a large tube that caused claustrophobia for an hour, and then threw up. So, I was either waterboarded or had

The late night Twitch.tv Stream returns.. tonight! Edit: Done for the night ;)

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We’ll be returning to Twitch.TV tonight at approximately 10 PM Eastern with Timewalking dungeons in WoW, Rocket League, and more!   edit: Stream is over. We’ll have another one tomorrow!

Bizarre situation at the DOTA2 Shanghai Major – Everyone gets fired.

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Imagine if during the Masters, Augusta National made CBS fire their main commentator, and then fired all the cameramen and production people. That’s the equivalent of what just happened at the DOTA2 Shanghai Major. Gabe Newell basically pulled a Vince McMahon and fired EVERYBODY.

Huge boost for Rocket League

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Came across an interesting article on GameSpot about Rocket League having a couple of huge months. They now have over 4 million sales of the core Rocket League game, and combined with the seven million who downloaded the game on PS Plus, it means that they have 11 million players.

Fire Emblem Fates three day sales top 300,000

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Well, despite the anger of some folks who were upset about the localization for Fire Emblem Fates for various “reasons”, it looks like Fire Emblem Fates is a huge hit. Nintendo has announced that sales of the various editions of Fire Emblem Fates have topped 300,000. This is huge.

The Pre-Load: Weekend of 2/27-2/28

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It’s about that time, no, not to bring forth the rhythm and the rhyme, (sorry Funky Bunch), but to bring forth the Pre-Load, what we have on tap for this weekend here at An8BitMind..

Batman v Superman Car Pack heading to Rocket League March 8th

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“Where does he get those wonderful toys..” Wait, that was.. 1989? We’re getting close to thirty years since that quote? Curse you, slow passage of years! At least you can get your hands on one of Batman’s best toys next month.

We’re back…

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We had a bit of forced downtime due to a server side issue, but we’ll be returning to streaming and updates tomorrow.