PSA: GoG Offers Mount & Blade, The Witcher 2 For Free During Big Fall Sale

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Online storefront GoG has launched its Big Fall Sale, which includes action-RPG Mount & Blade for free during the first two days. There's also a chance to earn a free copy of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

The offers, which include discounts of up to 90 percent and over 700 reduced price games, ends on November 25. Each day will include daily bundles and flash sales that turn over every 40 minutes.

In order to get The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition and another gift, the movie The Gamers: Directors Cut, you need to visit the site seven times during the sale. Mid-way down the page, there is a place to collect "stamps" on your visit. Head over to GoG's website for more.

PSA: Destiny Downtime Scheduled For Thursday

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You'll need to bid your Guardian farewell for a little while tomorrow (Thursday, November 13). Bungie has notified users that servers will be taken down for maintenance.

The outage is planned to begin at 8 a.m. Pacific / 11 a.m. Eastern and last four hours. Service should be restored at or around 12 p.m. Pacific / 3 p.m. Eastern.

The purpose of the maintenance is to pave the way for future updates. In other words, don't expect things to be different when you log back in. For more on upcoming Destiny updates, check out our coverage from earlier this week.

[Source: Bungie]

Mega Man Is The Vigilante This City Needs In Loot Crate Teaser Film

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Loot Crate, a monthly box of themed geek collectibles, continues to up its game with live action shorts. The next box the company will ship is called "Battle," and teases have promised more Capcom items (the October box had an exclusive Dead Rising SledgeSaw collectible).

Mega Man and Street Fighter's Ryu have appeared in promotional material for the crate. Now, the company has re-imagined Mega Man as an 80s action movie lead.

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For more on Loot Crate, check out their Dead Rising live action short from October. You can also take a look at previous unboxings we've shared for the May "Adventure" crate and the July "Villains" crate.

Amiibo Figures Can Only Store Data From One Game At A Time

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Nintendo Japan's website for Amiibo figures reveals a new bit of information about the figures. They'll only be able to store data from a single compatible game at a time.

The publisher has been touting Amiibos as having cross-game functionality, but that appears to be more limited than originally suspected. It isn't clear just yet how much of an impact this will have on their usefulness, though.

Right now, we only know that the toys store data from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Implementation in Mario Kart 8 and Hyrule Warriors seems to simply detect the presence of the figure rather than require them to save data.

Bloodborne Delayed, Will Infect PlayStation 4 Over One Month Later

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Bloodborne Delayed, Will Infect PlayStation 4 Over One Month Later

Don't worry, game lovers. Just because 2014 is over doesn't mean that "year of delays" needs to come to a close.[Exerpt]

Sony announced this morning that Bloodborne, its exclusive PlayStation 4 title from the creators of the Dark Souls series, From Software, has been delayed. The title had been pinned to a February 6 release date, but now the developer has an additional seven weeks to finish.

"While development continues unabated, we would like our team to deliver the best possible final experience," writes producer Masaaki Yamagiwa on the PlayStation Blog. "We were gratified by the feedback and data we received from those who participated in our limited Alpha test. The extra production time will also allow us to better integrate these learnings."

'You Deserve Better,' Says 343 Industries On Halo: The Master Chief Collection Problems

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It hasn't been the best of launches for 343 Industries and Microsoft. Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been suffering matchmaking problems over Xbox Live since the title was released at midnight on November 11.

Following yesterday's ongoing updates, day two of the online problems starts with a new update on the official Halo website. Dan Ayoub, the game's executive producer, says that the studio is rolling out fixes today for matchmaking and this weekend to address newly discovered achievement-related problems.

Here's the full text of the update.

Since the launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, we've received several, well deserved, complaints related to slow matchmaking and other issues. From everyone at 343 Industries, we are truly sorry and feel your frustration. You deserve better and we are working day and night to find solutions as quickly as possible, with our first priority focused on matchmaking improvements.

Towerfall: Dark World Expansion Heading To PlayStation 4 Next Year

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Developer Matt Thorson is bringing an expansion (not DLC) to Towerfall early next year.

Thorson wrote on the PlayStation Blog, “We want to call this an expansion rather than DLC, because it expands the game in every direction rather than providing small incremental additions.”

Additions include more playable archers, levels, modes, power-ups, variants, trials, and more. You will find Trigger Arrows that work like remote mines. A final tower, Cataclysm uses procedurally generated levels to make everything unpredictable.

Bandai Namco’s Tales Of Hearts R And Digimon All-Star Rumble Get Launch Trailers

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Bandai Namco’s Tales Of Hearts R And Digimon All-Star Rumble Get Launch Trailers

Today was a big day for video game launches – and that includes smaller games that don't have Assassin's Creed or Halo in the title.

Below you will find launch trailer for Tales of Hearts R for Vita and Digimon All-Star Rumble on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 – both titles published by Bandai Namco and both of which released today.

For our review of Tales of Hearts R, head here.

Conan O'Brien Reviews Assassin's Creed Unity

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Conan O'Brien Reviews Assassin's Creed Unity

Conan O'Brien continues his Clueless Gamer series continues with his "review" of Assassin's Creed Unity.

Conan liked jumping off things and killing people, but doesn't understand the insistance on using British accents in a game that takes place in France. Oddly enough, Dan Jeannotte, who plays Arno Dorian in Assassin’s Creed Unity, actually touched on this when I had a chance to chat with him at Comic Con. You can find that interview here.

To see Conan's review of Assassin's Creed Unity head here.