GTA V Machinima Brings Vice City to Los Santos

Ever wondered what the setting of Grand Theft Auto V – Los Santos – looked like back in the 80s? British gamer and GTA enthusiast Pab Jones has produced and recorded an 11-minute compilation of Rockstar’s latest open-world third person crime adventure inspired by the clothes, cars, and neon of 80s USA. 2002’s GTA Vice City was an ode to those times, and Jones’ work is replete with call-backs to the music videos of those times, from the random fast-forwards to sound glitches to framing. “It take so long because…

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Minecraft: Education Edition Announced

Popular open-world game Minecraft will be available in classrooms from this summer. Dubbed Minecraft: Education Edition, it’s a special version of the game that’s been customised for ease of use in a classroom setting. Additions include enhanced maps with coordinates to let students and teachers find their way easily, a portfolio feature to let students take photos of their work, multiplayer allowing up to 40 students to work in tandem, login functionality as well as importing and exporting of worlds. “One of the reasons Minecraft fits so well in the…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Confirmed as the Biggest Success of 2015

The “Call of Duty” video game installment released in November went on to rule the market, becoming the top-selling title last year at retail outlets, according to industry tracker NPD Group. Blockbuster sales of “Call of Duty: Black Ops III” pushed overall sales for the franchise past 250 million copies, video game publisher Activision said Thursday in a blog post. “Thanks to the community’s continued support, ‘Black Ops III’ was the top-selling game of 2015 worldwide,” Activision communications manager Scott Lowe said in the post. Activision proclaimed “Call of Duty:…

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