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Godzilla - Character Demo Videos (PS3)
Nov 25, 2014 - 10:35 PM - by Emabulator

Bandai Namco has posted four gameplay videos from its upcoming Japanese Godzilla game for the PlayStation 3. There's still no word on whether there will be a western release of the game. Siliconera has some details.

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According to Famitsu, Godzilla is being made with the atmosphere, dynamic camera angles and explosions that were iconic in the older movies, which will be brought out using the latest graphic technologies, so it’ll feel as if you have full control of the old school films.
Click on the headline to watch the videos.
1 Reply | 543 Views
Tales from the Borderlands - Launch Trailer
Nov 25, 2014 - 2:22 PM - by Emabulator

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Tales from the Borderlands is a five part episodic game series from Telltale Games. Set on the unforgiving world of Pandora after the events seen in Borderlands 2, this is a story full of Borderlands’ trademark humor, following two adventurers on their quest for greatness.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
4 Replies | 513 Views
Pan - Official Trailer #1
Nov 25, 2014 - 12:20 PM - by Emabulator

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The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
8 Replies | 934 Views
Far Cry 4 - Death By Elephant Week Trailer
Nov 25, 2014 - 12:03 PM - by Emabulator

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It’s Death By Elephant week – watch the best Elephant kills and deaths from our YouTubers then share and tag your own with #DeathByFC4 #Elephant and #FCGiveaway to win a PS4 and other prizes!
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
1 Reply | 405 Views
Destiny - The Dark Below with DrCrispy93
Nov 25, 2014 - 11:22 AM - by Emabulator

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DrCrispy93 has seen what waits for you in The Dark Below. He’s back with some sick new loot and stories to tell. Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below is available December 9. Learn more at www.destinythegame.com.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
7 Replies | 580 Views
Jurassic World Trailer
Nov 25, 2014 - 10:53 AM - by Emabulator

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Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.

Jurassic World will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures in June 2015.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.

Thanks, Julio!
17 Replies | 1,202 Views
Super Smash Bros. is the Fastest-Selling Wii U Game Ever in the U.S.
Nov 25, 2014 - 10:15 AM - by Emabulator

Nintendo sends along a press release announcing that Super Smash Bros. is the fastest-selling Wii U game ever in the U.S..

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REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- If you were going to diagram an equation for a record-breaking software launch, it would probably look something like this:

Popular Franchise (more than 14 million Super Smash Bros. games sold in the U.S. alone)
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Demand (it has been six years since the last Super Smash Bros. console game, plus the new game benefits from heightened awareness for the franchise coming on the heels of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game)
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Critical Acclaim (current Metacritic score of 93, making it the highest-rated original game of this generation, tied with last year’s Super Mario 3D World game)
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Strong Reaction from Fans (current user score of 9.2 on Metacritic, becoming the eighth Wii U game to have a Metacritic score of 85 or higher AND a user score of 8.5 or higher)
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is now the fastest-selling Wii U title ever in the U.S. market (dethroning Mario Kart 8), with more than 490,000 physical and digital units combined sold during the three-day period of Nov. 21 through Nov. 23.

“The Nintendo holiday is off to a great start, but there’s a lot of work left to do and a few more surprises in store for our fans,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “With great deals coming on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and great content like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launching next week, Nintendo will offer shoppers the best combination of fun and value this holiday season.”

*All numbers are from Nintendo’s internal sales figures and are specific to the United States only.
14 Replies | 759 Views
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Announced
Nov 25, 2014 - 8:26 AM - by ashikenshin

Seems waiting for games pays off more and more each day. Bandai-Namco just announced that they will release Dark Souls II plus the three available DLC and some new content for PC, PS4, Xbone, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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This complete Dark Souls II experience will include all 3 Dark Souls II DLC contents (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, Crown of the Ivory King), new NPCs to offer an even deeper storyline, improved graphics, and additional gameplay features and enhancements!
Click on the headline for the trailer.
7 Replies | 457 Views
Valve Updates Gift Policy - Now With 30 Day Wait
Nov 25, 2014 - 7:26 AM - by PacerDawn

Valve just revamped it's trading policy with regards to purchasing gifts and having them go directly into your inventory. Now, you must wait 30 days before you can trade the game to someone.

The reason, according to Valve, is to prevent people from losing a trade due to the trader issuing a charge back. It basically goes like this:
  1. Person A buys a game
  2. Person A trades game to Person B for another game or steam wallet funds
  3. Person A initiates a charge-back on their credit card
  4. Valve revokes the traded game, so person B now has nothing
  5. Person B is now out both what they traded for, and what they traded
  6. Person A wins, and Valve doesn't care

Note that this only affects gifts that are sent to inventory and used in the trade window, gifts that go directly to a persons account are not affected.

EDIT: Changed from when I said you could not buy sale items and gift them on Xmas. I stand corrected, you can send items in inventory to people at any time when you use the "Send Gift..." button. You just can't use them in a trade window for 30 days.
9 Replies | 589 Views
METAL JESUS ROCKS!: Rad Mobile
Nov 24, 2014 - 9:22 PM - by gzsfrk
Okay--deceptive thread title, I admit. This post has nothing to do with the ground-breaking Sega arcade racer featured in that one Brendan Fraser movie everyone liked but won't admit to enjoying. Instead, it's actually round 2 of the Metal Jesus' round-up of killer releases for your iOS devices. Just like Rad Mobile, these are 8 games that are easy to get into, but require patience and dedication to master. Thankfully, these mobile titles are also unlike Rad Mobile in that none of them have even the remotest connection to Pauly Shore.




Devil's Advocate is definitely one I'm going to check out. Looks sort of like a cross between Phoenix Wright and Ugly Americans.
3 Replies | 556 Views
343 Aware That 'Far Too Many' Are Not Seeing Halo: TMCC Improvements
Nov 24, 2014 - 2:54 PM - by Emabulator

343 Industries is aware that far too many people are not seeing improvements after last week's Halo: The Master Chief Collection content update. (That's PR speak for "it's still broken.") IGN has the story.

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Last week’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection content update targeted the game’s poor matchmaking performance with a host of fixes, along with user interface, gameplay and title-specific updates.

“We continue to work on these issues, with our primary focus being on matchmaking performance,” a post on the HaloWaypoint forum reads. “Additionally, we also noticed that the CU inadvertently introduced some new UI bugs, which will be fixed shortly. For now, you will continue to see uneven match-ups and larger than normal team sizes in matchmaking.

“This is a temporary situation that is caused by the fact that we are allowing more players than normal into a matchmaking session in order to improve overall matching times,” the update continues. “We realize this is not ideal, and we will reset those parameters to their expected behavior as soon as our matchmaking improves to a level where players are consistently getting into matches in shorter time frames.”
9 Replies | 926 Views
Total War: ATTILA Release Date Announced, Trailer
Nov 24, 2014 - 2:36 PM - by Emabulator

SEGA has announced that Creative Assembly's strategy game, Total War: ATTILA, will be released on February 17, 2015 across all territories on both physical and digital formats.

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Players who pre-order from participating retailers will receive Total War™: ATTILA’s first downloadable content for free alongside the game on release day. This first DLC, The Viking Forefathers Culture Pack, adds three additional playable factions to the game: The Danes, The Jutes and The Geats.

These warlike Norse factions have their own unique battlefield and naval units, missions, cultural and factional traits, and are poised to launch southwards from their icy homelands on campaigns of raiding, looting and conquest.
Click on the headline for pre-order bonus details and the Viking Forefathers Culture Pack trailer.
2 Replies | 383 Views
Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Preview Trailer
Nov 24, 2014 - 2:14 PM - by Emabulator

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Explore what waits in The Dark Below. Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth new weapons, armor, and gear earned in new story quests and missions. Throw down in three new competitive multiplayer arenas. Form a Fireteam and take on new cooperative challenges, including a brand new six-player Raid.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
7 Replies | 766 Views
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Infographic
Nov 24, 2014 - 2:07 PM - by Emabulator

Activision has released an infographic for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and the Call of Duty series.

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Did you know that Call of Duty franchise players have earned over 1 QUADRILLION XP?
Click on the headline to view the marketing monstrosity in all its glory.
5 Replies | 604 Views
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens - Trailer Announcement Trailer
Nov 24, 2014 - 9:11 AM - by Emabulator

Lucasfilm has released a trailer announcing a Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens trailer that will be released on Friday the 28th.

Click on the headline to watch a trailer for a trailer.
24 Replies | 2,171 Views
Batman: Arkham Knight - Ace Chemicals Infiltration Trailer: Part 1
Nov 24, 2014 - 8:49 AM - by Emabulator

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ACE Chemicals Part 1: Infiltration the first of three new gameplay videos from Batman™: Arkham Knight. All feature Batman learning about his new foe--- the Arkham Knight---as he enters ACE Chemicals. The video highlights new game features including the new “Fear Takedown” maneuver, as well as the seamless integration of the Batmobile into gameplay and Combat Mode.

Watch as Batman takes on Arkham Knight’s henchmen to rescue the remaining ACE Chemicals plant workers and stop Arkham Knight from executing The Scarecrow’s plans.

Head to www.batmanarkhamknight.com on Dec 1 at 9am EST to see the next installment of this trilogy first.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
6 Replies | 874 Views
Weekend Boxoffice Chart
Nov 24, 2014 - 6:02 AM - by Evil Avatar

Mockingjay, Part 1 didn't catch fire like the previous installments of The Hunger Games, but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of November 21st to November 23rd, 2014.
  1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 $123.0/$123.0
  2. Big Hero 6 $20.0/$135.7
  3. Interstellar $15.1/$120.6
  4. Dumb and Dumber To $13.8/$57.4
  5. Gone Girl $2.8/$156.8
  6. Beyond the Lights $2.6/$10.1
  7. St. Vincent $2.3/$36.6
  8. Fury $1.9/$79.1
  9. Birdman $1.8/$14.4
  10. The Theory of Everything $1.5/$2.7
  11. Nightcrawler $1.2/$27.1
  12. Ouija $.9/$49.5
9 Replies | 717 Views
Sony Denies PSN Was Hacked
Nov 23, 2014 - 4:26 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Sony says it found no signs to indicate that PSN was hacked and that 2,131 logins were compromised, as a hacker group recently claimed.

As first reported on GameSpot's sister site CNET, the hacker group that claimed responsibility for a DDoS attack on Blizzard's servers, claimed to have obtained usernames and passwords for 2,131 PSN accounts, 1,473 Windows Live accounts, and 2,000 2K Games accounts.

"We have investigated the claims that our network was breached and have found no evidence that there was any intrusion into our network," Sony said in a statement to Joystiq. "Unfortunately, Internet fraud including phishing and password matching are realities that consumers and online networks face on a regular basis. We take these reports very seriously and will continue to monitor our network closely."
17 Replies | 1,396 Views
Jurassic World - Teaser Trailer
Nov 23, 2014 - 8:20 AM - by Emabulator

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Jurassic World - Official Trailer Premiere Thursday November 27
The Park Is Open June 12
http://www.jurassicworld.com/

Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley join the team as fellow producers.

Jurassic World was shot in 3D and will be released by Universal Pictures on June 12, 2015.
25 Replies | 1,808 Views
Forbes: Assassin's Creed Unity Makes A Strong Case For Video Game Recalls
Nov 22, 2014 - 8:50 PM - by Emabulator

Forbes: 'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Makes A Strong Case For Video Game Recalls

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At this point we sort of take it all for granted, however. Another buggy game release? Color me surprised. We’ve done this so many times before it hardly makes us bat an eye.

But we wouldn’t stand for it in any other industry. If I go to see a movie and it’s littered with problems I’ll go ask for my money back and leave the theatre. If a car has serious problems it’s recalled. Video games have been historically difficult to return to retailers, and digital returns are even more complicated. What Ubisoft needs to do may be expensive in the short term, but it would be wise in the long term: Issue a recall, pull Unity off the shelves, and release it when the problems it’s suffering from are fixed. Don’t subject consumers to patch after patch after the fact.

To some degree consumers will always be quality control guinea pigs, especially in huge games with big open worlds and tons of stuff going on. A few stray bugs are tolerable. But consumers should punish truly shoddy releases by voting with their wallets and, even more importantly, getting off the crazy pre-order train. That train runs on hype, and hype plays right into the hands of companies whose priority is releasing a game on time rather than a finished product.
47 Replies | 3,856 Views
EVE Online - “This is EVE” - Uncensored (2014)
Nov 22, 2014 - 12:56 PM - by Emabulator

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Created using player-submitted voice comms, "This is EVE" showcases the game's true multiplayer experience. Battle cries, calls to action, cheers of victory, panicked escapes and virtual high-fives... This is EVE Online.

Note: This video contains strong language.
Clean version: http://youtu.be/e2X1MIR1KMs
27 Replies | 2,016 Views
All of the DLC Maps for Evolve Will be Free
Nov 22, 2014 - 12:46 PM - by Emabulator

Phil Robb from Turtle Rock Studios told IGN that all of the DLC maps for its upcoming shooter, Evolve, will be free.

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In a recent interview with Turtle Rock Studios' Creative Director Phil Robb, IGN learned that all DLC maps for Evolve will be available to players free of charge.

According to Robb, giving players free maps means players won't be booted because they didn't pay for the DLC.

...

Robb confirmed that new monsters, hunters, and maps are planned for Evolve's post-release DLC support. Additionally, players who do not purchase monster or hunter DLC will still be able to fight against the new monsters alongside the new hunters.
8 Replies | 1,027 Views
IGDA Wrongly Name Over 10,000 People Worst Offenders of Online Harassment #GamerGate
Nov 22, 2014 - 9:59 AM - by Emabulator

TechRaptor has the story.

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IGDA ,the international game developers association, recently released a resource for how to best deal with online harassment. The resource, which includes extreme measures such as links to a suicide prevention hotline for those who have experienced severe and mentally damaging threats, also recommends a Twitter tool which blocks “some of the worst offenders” of online harassment.

The GG autoblocker list is a bot created by Randi Harper, who has previously been involved in criminal activity, which blocks anyone on Twitter who follows more than one of the following accounts : @Nero, @PlayDangerously, @RogueStarGamez, @TheRalphRetort, @_icze4r, @RealVivianJames, or @CHOBITCOIN, and does not in fact analyze the content of users tweets for harassment. It should be noted that the above users have never been implicated in harassment, and in fact, have been the subjects of harassment with @Nero receiving a syringe and a dead animal in the mail, while @_icze4r has been swatted.

The structure of this list, which is labeled under mental wellness and self-care and refers to users mentioned as monsters, sheeple, and idiots various times, means that journalists and gamers, such as myself, who follow a wide range of twitter users in order to keep myself informed on the latest news, have been implicated as offenders of harassment, despite never participating in such.
Update: EvAv member PacerDawn has pointed out that the IGDA first altered, then later removed think. More info in the thread.
48 Replies | 6,276 Views
Digital Foundry Dragon Age: Inquisition Face-Off
Nov 22, 2014 - 9:11 AM - by Emabulator

The Digital Foundry puts Dragon Age: Inquisition under the microscope in a PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One vs. PC showdown.

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In terms of final recommendations, it's clear that if you have the muscle, the PC version is going to provide the best experience - but the console versions are still very impressive. If you don't mind minor frame-rate dips and feel that image quality is most important, it's easy to recommend the PS4 version. However, those looking for the most stable experience should instead opt for the Xbox One version. It's clear that neither console version is quite perfect but the level of graphical accomplishment and performance are an enormous improvement over every other BioWare console title we've played.
Click on the headline for the videos.
22 Replies | 2,112 Views
Double Fire Fires 12 Staff
Nov 21, 2014 - 8:04 PM - by Evil Avatar

Gameinformer is reporting that developer Double Fine has laid off 12 staff after one of their upcoming consumer rip-offs games was canceled.

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After an unannounced project was cancelled at Double Fine, a dozen members of the studio's staff had to be let go. Many of the company's already announced titles will be unaffected.

"One of our unannounced projects was unexpectedly cancelled by its publisher," Double Fine studio head Tim Schafer told GamesIndustry.biz, "forcing us to reduce our staff by 12 people. Our remaining projects – Broken Age, Massive Chalice, and Grim Fandango Remastered, were unaffected."

We're still waiting for a release date for the second half of Broken Age, but you can watch our own Tim Turi play part of the game before its initial release here, and then watch Massive Chalice's project lead Brad Muir sound off on the development of that title here.
A big Nelson, "Ha, Ha!"
31 Replies | 2,545 Views
Destiny Hits the Bargain Bin
Nov 21, 2014 - 4:04 PM - by Emabulator

Newegg has the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Destiny on sale for $39.99 each.

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In stock. Limit 5 per customer.
26 Replies | 2,121 Views
Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below - Prologue Trailer
Nov 21, 2014 - 12:47 PM - by Emabulator

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Beneath the surface of the Moon, a long-forgotten enemy wakes. Invade the Hellmouth. Stop a dark army from invading Earth. Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below will be available Tuesday Dec 9th, 2014 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
6 Replies | 900 Views
Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Nov 21, 2014 - 11:40 AM - by Jetherik

The calm before the storm of next week. What are you playing this weekend?
16 Replies | 929 Views
Halo: Nightfall Episode Three Preview
Nov 21, 2014 - 11:27 AM - by Emabulator

Microsoft TV, TV, TV, TV, Xbox One, TV, TV, TV, TV, Halo: Nightfall TV, TV, TV, TV, episode three TV, TV, TV, TV, Xboned, TV, TV, TV, TV! Game Informer has the goods.

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We’ve had an early look at Halo: Nightfall’s third episode, and we wish we had better news. After a strong start in episode one, the story begins to stall out at the mid-way point.
6 Replies | 1,267 Views
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Followers Gameplay Series: Varric & Blackwall
Nov 21, 2014 - 11:02 AM - by Emabulator

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Varric is a skilled marksman and storyteller. Blackwall is an experienced soldier who has seen the high cost of war. Meet them both in the first of our Followers Gameplay Series.

Dragon Age: Inquisition available now on PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.
Click on the headline to watch the video.
9 Replies | 897 Views
Furious 7 - Alternate Trailer #1
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:08 AM - by Emabulator

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Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of "Fast & Furious 7." James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. They are joined by international action stars new to the franchise including Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey and Kurt Russell. Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel and Michael Fottrell return to produce the film written by Chris Morgan.
Click on the headline to watch the trailer.
5 Replies | 935 Views
ANNO: Build an Empire - Launch Trailer (iOS)
Nov 21, 2014 - 8:45 AM - by Emabulator

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Today, Ubisoft® announced that ANNO®: Build an Empire, the mobile spin-off derived from the iconic ANNO series is now available to download on the App store for iPad and iPhone. Developed by Blue Byte® in close collaboration with Mi’pu’mi Games, the game offers the full ANNO experience, allowing players to create monumental cities on mobile devices.

ANNO: Build an Empire enables players to transform an uncharted island into a powerful empire by managing inhabitants’ needs and assuring the city’s production welfare. Players will see their initial town grow into a connected kingdom as they continue to expand their empire by colonizing islands to produce new goods and acquire rare resources.
Click on the image for the screenshots, and the headline for the trailer.
4 Replies | 785 Views
Killler Instinct - Kan-Ra Trailer
Nov 21, 2014 - 8:16 AM - by Emabulator

Click on the headline to watch the Killer Instinct Season 2 Kan-Ra trailer.
7 Replies | 1,168 Views
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