Sony's Bringing Back the E3 Playstation Experience

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Are you excited for E3 yet? Sony wants to bring it just a little closer to you.

For the second year in a row, the current generation console leader will show their E3 press conference to the masses by way of theaters in all 50 states.

According to the above official video, the format will follow closely to the show displayed last year, just available to more folks. The Playstation E3 Experience will feature interviews and teasers hosted by Geoff Keighley.

Tickets will again be free to people over the age of 17 and will come with a "Playstation surprise". Last year, Sony gave away exclusive access to the Destiny alpha.

Tickets are available beginning May 27 here.

Nintendo Announces a New Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Game

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Though there are very few details available at this time, besides the above Japanese announcement video, IGN has put together a few of the first scraps of information Nintendo has let slip.

The latest instalment of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series -- which spans nine games across four platforms and has sold over 13 million copies worldwide -- will again be coming Nintendo 3DS systems.

There are no more details -- not even any images to tempt you -- but Nintendo say that "players can look forward to even greater, randomly created dungeons that change each time they enter."

"In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, players will battle alongside Legendary and Mythical Pokémon to save the world in a sweeping tale of adventure and mystery."

EA is Completely Rebooting Need for Speed

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EA revealed an all new Need For Speed game May 21 and it will apparently be an "full reboot", according to Kotaku. It sounds like we will have to wait for E3 for a fuller understanding of the game.

"As with most games announced recently, the big reveal is being saved for E3. But we do knowNeed For Speed is coming from Ghost Games this fall for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. EA says it’s going to feature 'deep customization, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative that pulls you through the game.'"

Nintendo Hires a New Sales Exec with a Pretty Suspicious Name

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Nintendo announced the hire of Doug Bowser May 20 and were the first to acknowledge the name in a press release.

Nintendo of America has hired a new Vice President to lead the United States sales organization with a name that's well-known in the Mushroom Kingdom. Effective today, Doug Bowser (no relation to the King Koopa and Mario's longtime nemesis) will oversee a variety of sales-related functions, including Sales, In-store Merchandising, Retail Strategy and Retail Marketing. He will play a key role in driving national sales strategies to generate demand and achieve revenue objectives across all of Nintendo's product lines. Bowser also will manage Nintendo's key retail customer relationships and will oversee retail marketing for the Nintendo World store in New York.



Sure, he seems like a good fit now, but how long before he starts looking like this:

Oculus Rift Won't Block Access to Your Precious, Precious Pr0n

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Oculus Inventor Palmer Luckey has put to rest any fears that may reside about access to adult entertainment on the upcoming consumer version of the Oculus Rift.

Variety has the story about the Facebook-owned technology:

Asked about plans to block any X-rated content or apps during a panel at the first Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Luckey responded: "The rift is an open platform. We don't control what software can run on it," adding: "And that's a big deal."

Luckey's remarks stood out as most of his fellow panelists tried to dodge controversial questions around topics like adult entertainment as well as motion sickness and other side effects of using virtual reality headsets.



So fear not, folks. You'll still be able to get plenty of weird with your future headgear. The Rift doesn't yet have a release date, but Oculus said it will come out in the first quarter of 2016.

New Trailer Confirms M. Bison for Street Fighter V

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The Dictator is back and with a seemingly different playstyle for next year's Street Fighter V. IGN had the exclusive trailer that showed off big bison's "Psycho Power".