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Tenecious D to Play New Songs at Blizzcon

I made a conscious decision not to play World of Warcraft. I played in the beta, spending months running around as an Orc and hitting things with a big hammer. The game sucked me in, feeding my game addiction like … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg Plays Medal of Honor

Snoop likes games. Besides writing the theme song for NBA 2K11, he has contributed to numerous soundtracks. However, its not all just music for him and his compatriots in the audio industry. They like playing the games too. EA decided … Continue reading

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Layoffs at Raven Software

While the video game industry is seen as “recession proof”, the current downturn is lasting longer and affecting more and more teams. The latest casualties are at Raven Software, makers of Singularity, Wolfenstein, X-Men Legends and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The … Continue reading

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Homefront Multiplayer Hands-On

In a creepy bit of fortune telling, the first I ever heard of Kim Jong-un was in the debut teaser trailer for Homefront at E3. In the game, Jong-un takes over North Korea and ends up uniting Korea and waging … Continue reading

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All Your History: Capcom Horror Part 4

embedded by Embedded Video When Capcom’s first Resident Evil hit store shelves, it was a massive and unexpected success.  Sony and its PlayStation console were still newcomers to the gaming market, and Resident Evil was one of their first major … Continue reading

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New Batman: Arkham City Screens

Batman: Arkham Asylum was the best game of last year, in my opinion. Needless to say, I’m excited about the upcoming sequel, Batman: Arkham City. A new batch of screenshots released today reinforce that excitement. I can’t wait to open … Continue reading

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Nintendo Weekly Updates: Sonic Ruins Your Hopes Again

This week brings the terrible disappointment that Sonic fans have been looking forward to, because they collectively rock some serious battered wife syndrome. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 1 hits WiiWare for $15, while the less-known but probably much better … Continue reading

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Castlevania: LOS Sequel Outed by Composer

Peer pressure is rough. You’re on the radio, everyone’s cheering, someone passes you a beer bong, and suddenly you’ve told everyone that you’re working on the sequel to Castleviania: Lords of Shadow. MercurySteam Composer Oscar Araujo revealed on Spanish radio … Continue reading

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Andy Serkis Claims Gamers Skip Cutscenes Because They Blow

Film, Game Actor, and Ninja Theory collaborator Andy Serkis (he was Gollum in Lord of the Rings) shared his two cents on cutscenes in games, stating that most gamers skip the cutscenes because they don’t care about the characters or … Continue reading

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Gearbox Wants Steam and Games for Windows to Get Along

Gearbox is growing annoyed at the slap fight between Valve and Microsoft in the PC space, claiming that the division of the market is ultimately hurting PC development and the players. “[We] want people to be able to play together … Continue reading

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Iwata Admits Wii Possibly in Trouble

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata admitted that the Wii isn’t wrecking face as hard as it used to in an investor call recently. The key at this point, according to Iwata, is understanding the consumers that have not yet purchased a … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 Fall Dashboard Update Features

Some details regarding the new features in the fall 360 update coming November 4 have tickled out. The first and potentially most impactful, we already know about. The codec compressing voice chat over Xbox Live will be updated, making all … Continue reading

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New Study Links Mental Disorders in Children to Screen Time

A new study from the University of Bristol finds a correlation between the amount of time spent in front of a TV screen either watching television or playing video games and psychological strife in children. The study lasted seven days, during … Continue reading

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IndieCade 2010: Limbo

Chances are you’ve already played the dark puzzle platformer, Limbo. Released earlier this year on Xbox Live Arcade, Limbo was met with unanimous praise from critics. In many ways the game has become the indie hit of 2010. So it’s … Continue reading

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IndieCade 2010: Solace

While perusing the handful of games on display at this year’s IndieCade, nothing caught my eye quite like Solace. Maybe it had something to do with the pretty colors and spinning objects (hey, I’m easily entertained). After spending some time … Continue reading

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X-Men Arcade Coming to XBLA and PSN

For years, gamers have longed for the X-Men arcade game to finally come to the home consoles. A seemingly perfect fit for online multiplayer, the six player side scrolling beat-em-up had a very bizarre plot. It is considered one of … Continue reading

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Capcom Needs Your Help Making Mega Man Legends 3

Capcom is bringing community involvement to a whole new level with Mega Man Legends 3. By logging into their community website, you are given the chance to influence the design of the new female heroine for the series. The design … Continue reading

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 New Characters and Gameplay Video

While it seems like today is full of news about Marvel games, that’s because it is. With the New York Comic Con in full swing, we’re getting a lot of news from the world where comics and gaming collide. Capcom … Continue reading

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X-Men Destiny Teaser Trailer

What choices would you make if you were a mutant? Would you embrace your human brethren? Or would you feel shunned by a society that fears you? The new game X-men Destiny looks to answer those questions and more by … Continue reading

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Mass Effect 2 DLC Deal of the Week on Xbox Live

This weeks deal is for those who don’t think there was enough content in Mass Effect 2. It’s also for the people like me who just can’t get enough space opera. For the week of October 11th, two of the … Continue reading