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Game Prices Have Declined Steadily

While this tidbit may not jive with the sad state of your bank account, the truth is that video game prices have been steadily declining over the past fifteen years. Any elder gamers will easily remember a day when games … Continue reading

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Halo: Reach Update Live

I jumped on Halo: Reach tonight and found out that the October update is now live. It features several changes to several maps and different multiplayer modes. Crazy King, a king of the hill match where the hill moves, is … Continue reading

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Snoopy Developers Making Free Online Dogfighting Game

Snoopy Flying Ace is a really fun game. A true dogfighter, it is well worth a download on XBLA and PSN. Smart Bomb, the developers, aren’t leaving the skies yet. They’re now working on Sky Legends, a PC online dogfighting … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Kirby’s Epic Yarn

There are few games I’m more excited about than Kirby’s Epic Yarn. The amazing art style alone is worth it, but each new trailer shows off that the gameplay is just as intriguing. Seeing classic Kirby gameplay redone with yarn … Continue reading

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Obama, Palin, Bush, and Clinton in NBA Jam

NBA Jam has always had hidden characters and the upcoming game for the Wii is no exception. Besides famous people like the Beastie Boys, the game now features some hard core political heavyweights. Two unlockable teams will give your partisan … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Black Ops in 3D… Who Cares?

3D is really neat, but who actually owns the systems needed to play games in 3D? They are rediculously expensive right now, so 3D is more of a tech demo than an actual feature. Major newspapers report when games are … Continue reading

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Eorzean Escapades Part 1: Character Creation and Introduction

embedded by Embedded Video Welcome to the first entry in our multi-part review / travelogue of Square Enix’sĀ Final Fantasy XIV. First, a bit of explanation. Reviewing MMOs is hard, you know? With a multitude of systems, areas, mechanics, and (in … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Review

Developer: Square Enix / Publisher: Square Enix / ESRB: Everyone 10+ (Alcohol Reference, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language) / Played on: DS / Price: $34.99 Square Enix has blessed the Nintendo DS with some of the best roleplaying games on … Continue reading

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Comic Jumper Review

Developer: Twisted Pixel Games / Twisted Pixel Games, Microsoft Game Studio / ESRB: Teen (Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor, Language, Suggestive Themes) / Played on: Xbox 360 / Price: $15.00 Delivering (intentional) comedy in games has never been easy. However, the … Continue reading

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Bangai-O HD Delayed to Spring 2011

Publisher D3 have sent along word that Bangai-O HD, the re-master of the cult Dreamcast hit, has been delayed into Spring 2011. Kinda sucks, but D3 also revealed that Bangai-O HD will contain both competitive and cooperative multiplayer modes. [via … Continue reading

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Tabloid Fined for Lying About Grand Theft Auto

While we may be used to the general media patently misrepresenting video games, the Daily Star is finally reaping the whirlwind. The tabloid published a story in its July issue claiming that Rockstar was developing Grand Theft Auto Rothbury, based … Continue reading

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Shocker: Girls Don’t Want to Make Games

While casual gaming is blowing open the demographics of gamers, the games themselves are increasingly only made by men. According to a recent study on UK-based game developers, the females in the ranks have dropped from 12% in 2006 to … Continue reading

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OnLive Drops Subscription Fee

OnLive’s website brings the word that their userbase is now large enough to support dropping a planned monthly fee. Given that new subscribers were offered a year’s free service, this basically means that nobody has ever, or will ever need … Continue reading

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Indie Dev Won’t Release Game Until Broken XBLA List is Fixed

embedded by Embedded Video Mommy’s Best Games announces that their next title, Explosionade, is finished and ready to launch on Xbox Live Indie Games. It’s ready to launch, only it won’t. The devs are withholding the release of the game … Continue reading

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Motion Gaming Causes Sports-Like Injuries

If you’ve caught an errant Wii Remote with your face, you already intimately understand trends exposed by a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research project onĀ motion and traditional gamers. “Injuries sustained during these interactive games are likely to be similar to … Continue reading

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Activision Replacing Faulty Guitar Hero Disks

So as it turns out, some Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock disks are randomly turning unreadable, not only interrupting some bangin’ rock sessions, but also leaving gamers with $60 disks of plastic. Luckily, Activision’s acknowledged the problem, and is offering … Continue reading

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DC Universe Online Delayed to 2011

The dump truck carrying games out of 2010 is now laden with one more, as Sony Online Entertainment announced that DC Universe Online is now releasing in early 2011. While you may not be able to officially strap on the … Continue reading

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Metacritic Games Editor Reveals Method, Madness

Though Metacritic is often sourced as irrefutable evidence of quality in many heated but ultimately meaningless Internet debates, few understand the internal workings of the ratings website. In an unusual move of exposure, Metacritic Games Editor Marc Doyle discussed the … Continue reading

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Motionsports Hands-on

In addition to trying out Fighters Uncaged, I got the chance to play quite a bit of another of Ubisoft’s Kinect launch titles, Motionsports. It’s a collection of sports minigames for both individual and competitive play. There’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Fighters Uncaged Hands-on

With the upcoming launch of the Kinect for the Xbox 360, we’re now getting a chance to spend some good time with some of the upcoming games. Ubisoft gave me a chance to play a couple of their upcoming games … Continue reading