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  • News: New Project Aims to Catalog 'Historic Gaming Locations'

    Gaming writer and historian Patrick Scott Patterson hopes to assemble the definitive list of notable locations that played a pivotal role in the development of video games.

  • Opinion: Sony Distribution Center Torched in London Riots

    Rioters in London apparently set Sony's Enfield-based DADC (Digital Audio Disc Corporation) facility ablaze last night, reducing the massive disc distribution center to flames and smoke. The massive multi-story, 20,000 square meter building would have likely contained stock tied to multiple mediums, ranging from music labels to video games to movies and more.

  • News: Nintendo and The Cloud give 3DS users free Wi-Fi access

    Nintendo has joined forces with The Cloud to offer users of its 3DS handheld console free access to the web at 50,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the UK.

  • News: Gamers hit back at cop GTA UK riot blame

    Gamers the world over have attacked a policeman's comment that games such as Grand Theft Auto are to blame for the ongoing London riots.

  • News: That Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Site is Up

    Celebrating 25 years of smashing pottery and swiping wayward Rupees, the folks at Nintendo have launched a pretty neat 25th Anniversary site for the Legend of Zelda series.

  • News: Kim Jong-Il Using MMO Gold Farming to Fund Nuclear Arms

    How much money can you really make from MMO gold farming? If you run the North Korean government and have access to entire teams of hackers, you can apparently raise $6 million dollars. Also, it helps to be crazy and broke.

  • News: Rage for 360 Weighs In at 22GB

    If you want to install the 360 version of id's upcoming Rage, you'd better make sure you've cleared some space ahead of time.

  • News: Contemplate Your Own Mortality With 'The End'

    "Edutainment" is an oft-mocked word, but a lot of people do learn things much more readily through interactivity than through passively attempting to absorb information. The recent "Sweatshop" game from Channel 4 and Littleloud was a good example of how to educate people on serious issues through fun gaming. "The End," a new web game also from Channel 4, but this time developed by digital studio Preloaded, aims to get its players -- particularly 14-19 year olds -- thinking about the end of life and attitudes towards death.

  • News: Square Enix Losing Money 'Without Major Title Releases'

    Square Enix has been making lots of company and IP purchases lately, but without a major game on shelves in the early part of 2011, their profits and revenue took a significant dive.

  • News: Insomniac May Never Make a Retro Spyro Game

    Have you really enjoyed any Spyro the Dragon game since the original PlayStation titles?

  • News: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Co-op DLC Coming Soon

    While there's already a multiplayer aspect to Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (Lantern Run mode), the developer is soon going to introduce a mode that more closely mimics the core game.

  • News: London riots blamed on video games

    London policeman preferred crime-free days of Pacman and Monopoly.

  • News: Deus Ex Human Revolution Charity Auction Item Reaches $5,000

    Bidding for a high-quality replica of Adam Jensen's arm keeps rising. Read the full story to see how they made it.

  • News: Sony announces launch date for PlayStation Vita and Chrome gets an update: the week in tech

    This week Sony promises a ship date for its PlayStation Vita, an airline offers in flight movies and TV shows over WiFi, Google Chrome intros two noteworthy upgrades, Skype video calls come to iOS and Android devices, Samsung eyes the corporate crowd, Nissan uses a Leaf to power a home and a caretaker robot helps move the elderly and disabled.

  • News: RAGE Trailer Has John Goodman, Killer Boomerangs

    October can't come soon enough for some first person shooter fans. id Software's Rage will be released in North America on October 4th and October 7th in Europe. The latest trailer gives a larger view of the greater world outside the Wastelands, suggesting Rage owes as much to Dune and Blade Runner as post-apocalyptic worlds like those in Mad Max and Fallout.

  • News: Torchlight II is Too Big for Xbox Live Arcade, Runic Says

    After the success of Torchlight on Xbox Live Arcade, a similar port of the sequel would seem to be a foregone conclusion. Unfortunately, there's one rather large obstacle: it's just too big.

  • News: Saved By The Bell Gets a 16-Bit Makeover

    Fine Brothers Productions just laid a golden egg. One part 16-bit videogame complete with a 16-bit era soundtrack, one part classic early 90s sitcom, and three parts create-your-own-adventure, Saved by the Bell Interactive is a grand slam of nostalgia. Playing as Zach, you're given the option to help Jesse balance school and singing (see Jesse's caffeine pill freakout), help turn Screech into a stud so he can get laid Violet won't dump him, or help Kelly deal with the trauma of her dad losing his job. If you're a fan of the show you'll get a kick out of the attention to detail TheFineBros pay to the storylines and plot holes within the actual Saved By The Bell series.

  • News: Quantic Dream's Infraworld Back from the Dead?

    As unearthed by "internet extraordinaire" and all-around web wizard Superannuation, Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream may have a couple of new properties in the works -- one of them quite old. As reported earlier this year, the name "Fiv5" showed up in a both a domain and a European trademark registered by the studio; this second one, "Infraworld," has appeared as a US trademark filed by SCEE. Infraworld, which was a cancelled potential franchise that Quantic Dream had planned to develop alongside Omikron 2/Karma, also appeared briefly as an Easter egg in last year's Heavy Rain, and was rather recently listed on a Quantic Dream employee's LinkedIn profile.

  • News: LA Noire Dev Team, Film Studio to Merge, Avoid Killing Game?

    Although sales and critical reception of L.A. Noire couldn't have been better for Team Bondi, the fallout regarding their labor practices continue to dramatically harm the company. According to Kotaku Australia, the studio's reputation has suffered so much, that they're looking to merger with another group altogether to avoid putting their name front and center. That group in question includes Dr.D Studios and Kennedy-Miller Mitchell Films, both of which are co-founded by famous filmmaker Greg Miller (of Mad Max, Babe, and Happy Feet).

  • News: Blizzard 'Surprised' at Reaction to Diablo III Requirement

    Blizzard's VP of online technologies has expressed his surprise at negative fan reactions to the news Diablo III would require a persistent Internet connection to play.


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