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The second you look at Marvel Heroes you may notice a stark similarity to Blizzard’s legendary RPG series Diablo. The camera gives the player an arial view of the map, there are hordes of enemies to defeat, and loot is randomly dropped by fallen baddies. Diablo has a clear influence on Gazillion Entertainment’s new MMORPG, but based on the 40 minutes I had with the game it’s clear that the team has a much different vision in mind.

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Supergiant Games, the developer of the smash-hit title Bastion, announced its new sci-fi action/RPG Transistor.

We don’t know too much about Transistor, but based off the trailer it looks like it play similarly to Bastion. Transistor will be shown at PAX East, so hopefully I’ll be able to check it out. In the mean time watch the trailer below, and get excited.

Billy uses ridiculous (get it?) methods to catch and shoot fish.

I’d like to introduce you to Billy. I don’t really know how old he is or where he’s from, but I do know that he likes fishing. However he doesn’t fish like everybody else. He doesn’t use fancy lures and live bait to reel in those pesky water-breathers. Instead Billy uses top-of-the-line fishing equipment complete with chainsaws, hairdyers, and toasters. Once he casts his line he tries to guide his lure to deepest depths of the ocean and catch as many fish as possible on the way up. He then throws them in the air and shoots them for money. Billy also enjoys posting on the social media tool Byrdr and updating his Fish-o-pedia log.

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After only a few days of waiting, Ubisoft released the reveal trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. We actually knew this was coming, since Ubisoft was basically forced to announce the game’s existence after multiple leaks. Nonetheless, it’s exciting to see the trailer, which you can watch below.

According to IGN, Ubisoft has just confirmed that Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is real. This confirms the rumors that have been swirling around, and it confirms the image that was leaked on Tuesday.

Specifics haven’t been announced, but the official announcement will take place on March 4, when we will likely get a better grasp on the story (and maybe even which consoles, too). Stay tuned for more information on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

According to an article on Kotaku the next game in the Assassin’s Creed series will be titled Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and will deal with pirates.

Kotaku was tipped off by an anonymous source who sent a picture of a poster that shows a white-hooded man fighting a couple of pirates.

Ubisoft already announced that the next Assassin’s Creed game would feature a new character and setting and that it would appear during the next fiscal year.

So is this actually the next Assassin’s Creed game? Who knows. But I’m sure Ubisoft will share more with the world in coming months.

It looks like the states will finally get some of the Kingdom Hearts goodness that’s usually reserved for Japan with the release of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX for the Playstation 3.

ReMIX contains HD version of Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, trophy support, and enhanced cinematic scenes from the Nintendo DS exclusive 358/2 days. Why only the cutscenes? Your guess is as good as mine.

Square Enix hasn’t announced an official release date yet, but expect it come this fall.