In Other News – 25 April 2014

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It’s payday for some of us, and Freedom Day on Monday means that even if you aren’t paid and are broke, at least you get a long weekend to spend playing games. I can’t wait to celebrate my freedom by playing.

In Other News: free COD for the PlayStation weekend, GameSpot asks if you can hear them now, real Pokemon are terrifying, and Mystery Science Theatre 3000 might return and make me too happy.

Here’s all the news we didn’t post today because I was too busy taking off my top.


Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught free this weekend on PlayStation
Yakuza: Ishin on PS4 is historical
Free-to-play Xbox 360 game, Happy Wars, coming to PC
The Great Ace Attorney will kick off new series
Future Titanfall DLC to bring new game modes


Zynga down 50% of active users
GameStop focusing on mobile
VR Treadmill banks real money

Real Pokemon can recover lost limbs


Dark Souls trolled early game hackers

Making of Child of Light

Spoiler Alert: first 15 minutes of Amazing Spider-Man 2 gameplay

What’s Happening at the Movies

Har! Is that John Malkovich?
Movies out today
Gritty Fantastic Four
Chew animated feature film adaptation
The return of Mystery Science Theatre 3000?

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Last Updated: April 25, 2014

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