Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 11/8/13


"Nintendo has trademarked a new game title ‘Great Detective Pikachu’, according to reports.The trademark, filed in October and published November 7 according toonline translations, is likely linked to a new Pokemon spin-off detective game revealed in Japan in late October.It is said to cast the player as a detective who will be aided throughout by Pokemon star Pikachu."


"The maker of the international online video game hit “League of Legends” will move to a five-building office campus in West Los Angeles after signing what was described as the biggest new office lease in Southern California in five years.Up-and-coming video game publisher Riot Games Inc. has agreed to rent all 284,000 square feet in the Element LA creative office campus being built on Olympic Boulevard between Bundy Drive and Centinela Avenue.Riot Games makes only the one game so far, but it operates around the clock. Each month more than 32 million people in nearly 150 countries play “League of Legends,” making it one of the most-played computer games in the world."

Los Angeles Times

"Video games are trying to kill you. If you’re like me, you’ve been eating at Taco Bell every day while drinking Mountain Dew in an attempt to win PS4 and Xbox One systems before launch. Well, here’s another thing you can send straight to your waistline: Slurpee.Every day until January 2, 7-Eleven is giving away one free Xbox One system. To participate, you’ll need to collect points from Slurpee products and enter them online for a chance to win."