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2/28/2016 - News This Way Comes

Here’s your weekly rundown of this week’s news. Hang on to your wallet.

February 21 - HTC announced on their blog that preorders for the Vive headset will be available on February 28. The new VR headset developed in concert with Valve will ship with two games and two motion sensitive controllers. HTC has set the price of their VR headset at $799. More info is available through the link above and if you want to feel bad about your PC’s steam has a way to check your readiness for the new headset here.

February 24 - In local news, former California State Senator and anti video game crusader Leland Yee was sentenced to five years in prison on racketeering charges. More details can be found in the LA Times.

February 25 - Capcom reported on their Blog that Resident Evil 4, 5 and 6 will be coming to PS4 and XBOX One. The releases will start with Resident Evil 6 on March 29. The games will retail at $19.99.

February 26 - Nintendo announced two new Pokemon games Pokemon: Sun and Pokemon: Moon during their Pokemon Direct video. The new games will be released on the Nintendo 3DS some time this year.

So that’s about it for this week.

Also, Friday the 27th was the twentieth anniversary of the start of Pokemon franchise in Japan. Drew Barrymore threw a party. Both of these facts were widely reported in the gaming press...