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  • News: Anti-iPhone Game 'Phone Story' Now Live on Android Market

    Although Apple has banned Molleindustria's 'Phone Story' from the App Store, that hasn't stopped the game from appearing on the Android Market, where it's currently selling for $1 per download.

  • News: Frayed Knights: The Skull of S'makh-Daon Trailer

    I just discovered Frayed Knights today, and I'm interested in its mix of old-fashioned RPG gameplay and humor. I love when RPGs pull off humor well (Baldur's Gate II's crazy warrior Minsc and his miniature giant space hamster still makes me chortle), so I'm interested in seeing how it works with this decidedly old-school game.

  • News: PC-Exclusive Cyberpunk Shooter Hard Reset Out Today

    PC-exclusive shooters are somewhat more thin on the ground than they used to be, as console players dominate the multiplayer arena thanks to titles like Call of Duty. Hard Reset, from new Polish developer Flying Wild Hog, is an unapologetic love letter to those who remember the "good old days" before regenerating health, cover systems and having to constantly reload weapons. It's an all-out action extravaganza featuring lots of robots and the player as a one-man army sent out to stop them.

  • News: Halo News: Classic Map Returns, Reach Title Update Inbound

    Long-time Halo multiplayer fans will be well familiar with Halo 2's Headlong map, offering large scale vehicle friendly online mayhem. The map has been reimagined and rebranded "Breakneck" in the upcoming Halo: Anniversary, and will provide plenty of entertainment for 8-16 players when the game releases in mid-November.

  • News: Xbox Live Coming to PC with Windows 8

    Speaking via his blog, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb announced yesterday that Windows 8 would incorporate Xbox Live functionality. Clumsily dubbed "Xbox Live on Windows," the service promises to "bring your games, music, movies and TV shows to your favorite Microsoft and Windows devices" and seems to be an attempt to forget that Games for Windows Live ever existed -- or at least a rebrand.

  • News: TGS: Sony's Press Conference Roundup

    Nintendo may have brought the games, but Sony definitely brought the hardware at their pre-TGS press conference tonight. Launch dates, PlayStation 2 remakes, and lots more was covered at the event, and we've got all the details. If you watched our liveblog you're already up to speed, but if not, here are a few noteworthy highlights of SCEJ's Vita-heavy presser:

  • News: LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack Available Today

    The LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack releases today for $9.99, and brings with it full Move support for the original story and community levels. It also provides a new story mode known as Rise of the Cakeling, featuring 14 new levels. And for Move-wielding creative types, the pack also offers a selection of new tools for use in level building.

  • News: Minecraft 1.8 'Adventure Update' Available Now

    It's fair to say that version 1.8 of Minecraft, also known as the Adventure Update, has been hotly anticipated by the game's millions of fans. Offering a significant update over previous versions, the game rewards both exploration and combat to a much greater degree than previous versions while still keeping the goal-free sandbox play so beloved of its proponents intact.

  • News: Codemasters to Close Bodycount/Operation Flashpoint Studio

    Following poor critical reception of recent shooter title Bodycount, Codemasters has announced it will be closing its Guildford, UK studio and focusing on its racing titles.

  • News: Apply Now for the Tribes: Ascend Closed Beta

    If you're a long-time fan of the Tribes series, you may want to get signed up on developer Hi-Rez Studios' website for early access to the imminent closed beta.

  • News: TrackMania 2 Canyon Available Now

    The full version of TrackMania 2 Canyon is now available for download from Nadeo and Ubisoft, marking the end of the multiplayer beta period.

  • Opinion: Japan Gets PlayStation Vita First

    When will the PS Vita launch in the U.S. or Europe or anywhere that isn't Japan? We still have no idea, but according to Sony, Sony's PS3-like portable game system will debut in he Land of the Rising Sun on December 17 with 26 launch titles. The Vita 3G version--Sony's selling one with, one without--will also run on NTT DoCoMo's cellular network.

  • News: Sony Vita handheld to go on sale in Japan on Dec. 17

    Sony said Wednesday that its PlayStation Vita portable game console will go on sale Dec. 17 in Japan, with 26 game titles and a 3G version that will run on NTT DoCoMo's network.

  • News: Nintendo Stocks Drop 5% After Pre-TGS Presser

    It would appear that the Big N's investors are none to happy about what the gaming superpower had to show at their pre-TGS presser.

  • News: New Pink Nintendo 3DS Probably Not Coming to US

    The 3DS aimed primarily at girl gamers might not get a release outside of Japan.

  • News: Apple Bans 'Phone Story' From App Store

    Phone Story, an iOS game that depicts the heavily criticized production cycle of the iPhone, has been unsurprisingly pulled from the App Store by Apple.

  • Opinion: Super Pixel Bros Simplifies Mario Games, Just as Fun

    Classic Super Mario games are pretty fun to play. However, if you happen to find controlling Mario, dodging obstacles, finding coins and defeating enemies on your screen all at once a bit daunting, perhaps you should try this homemade alternative.

  • Opinion: Five Cool Services Unveiled at TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

    The TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference, held this week in San Francisco, is known as a gathering where high-tech start-ups can strut their stuff.

  • News: Second 3DS Circle Pad Addon Launching in Japan on Dec. 10

    So it's real, then: the Expansion Slide Pad, which equips the Nintendo 3DS with a second Circle Pad, actually exists. It'll launch in Japan on December 10 and cost 1,500 yen (about $20). It'll require one AAA battery to operate, putting to rest the rumors that the device might also include an additional battery for the 3DS system itself.

  • News: Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year Edition Out On Oct. 11

    Red Dead Redemption was universally lauded as an excellent game upon its release last year. Since then, it has played host to a wide variety of downloadable addon content for both its single player and multiplayer modes. Now, the original game and all that content is being collected together in a special Game of the Year edition, set to release in North America on October 11 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3? for $49.99.

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