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  • News: Call of Duty is Getting its Own BlizzCon

    The newly-announced Call of Duty XP will include scale versions of multiplayer maps, concerts, and a tournament featuring a $1 million prize.

  • News: iOS Spectrum Collection Goes Freemium

    If you like to relive the glory days of gaming -- or at the very least the 80s -- and you have an iOS device, you may want to pay the App Store a visit.

  • News: Nintendo: 'No Plans' for Xenoblade in US

    Despite the best efforts of Operation Rainfall, Nintendo of America is remaining stubbornly resolute in its refusal to bring "the big three" RPGs to North American players.

  • News: Japan's gaming market sinks 16 percent in first half

    Japan's console and portable gaming market sank 16 percent in the first six months of the year as new software failed to make a splash and sales of hardware fell, according to data released on Thursday.

  • News: Deathsmiles Coming to iPhone on July 7

    If you're unfamiliar with the peculiar shooter that is DeathSmiles, let me take a moment to enlighten you. Take five underage girls. Dress them in borderline-inappropriate Gothic Lolita outfits. Provide them all with a familiar, magical power and the ability to fly. Then invite them to blast their way through a range of increasingly bizarre levels featuring screen-filling patterns of bullets and bosses as diverse as the literally-named "Giant Cow Mary" and "Deathscythe" as well as my personal favorite, "Tyrannosatan."

  • News: Limbo Headed to PlayStation Store

    For many people, LIMBO was one of the standout titles released on Xbox Live Arcade last year. The monochromatic, silhouette-starring puzzle platformer has had over 750,000 people play it since its release on Xbox Live Arcade, and it was nominated for several BAFTA Video Games Awards.

  • News: Minecraft 'Adventure' Update Adds 'Experimental' Gameplay

    Notch mentioned back on Monday that the Minecraft 'Adventure Update' was going to offer a significant upgrade to the game experience, and that it has subsequently been pushed back to version 1.8. Version 1.7 of the game is due out very soon and simply adds pistons and a few bug fixes, with the large-scale 1.8 update coming after "however long it takes."

  • News: Dead Island Trailer Tops at Cannes Festival of Creativity

    Dead Island's original cinematic trailer from this February was praised for its excellent animation, emotional impact and use of music, but criticized for its misleading depiction of what the game would be about. Some also found the use of children in the video to be distasteful. One thing was constant, though -- everyone had an opinion on it, good or bad.

  • News: GameStop To Take Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Trade-Ins

    Yesterday, some anecdotal reports from GameStop employees surfaced, suggesting that the store would not be accepting trade-ins of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D for Nintendo 3DS, on the grounds that users are unable to reset their save data. This strange decision by Capcom has been widely interpreted to be a direct attack on the preowned games market -- as with this system in place, preowned copies of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D will be "soiled" by the previous owner's save file which cannot be removed.

  • News: Four New XBLA Titles Today

    Four new games hit Xbox Live Arcade today, and there's something to appeal to most tastes amongst them, whether you're into retro remakes, RPGs, wrestling or sports.

  • News: Angry Birds lands on Windows Phone 7

    Little green pigs across the nation are cowering in fear now that Angry Birds has finally come to Windows Phone 7.

  • News: Black Ops Annihilation Available Today

    The third DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops is available today, bringing with it four new maps and a new Zombies level.

  • News: Stringer Asked to Step Down

    Following the PSN security breach, pressure is mounting on Sony CEO Howard Stringer to step down to make way for new blood.

  • News: Industry Criticizes 'Brutal' Team Bondi Working Practices

    L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi has come under fire from games industry professionals and association members, Develop reports.

  • News: Deadly Premonition Confirmed for Games on Demand in Europe

    Deadly Premonition was certainly a memorable game, whatever you ended up thinking of it. Featuring one of the best protagonists in recent memory coupled with some interesting design choices and open-world gameplay, its shoddy graphics and bizarre storyline drove some people away while drawing others in.

  • Opinion: Slay Vampires With Your Phone

    Feel like slaying some vampires today? Or did you fall asleep watching True Blood and dreamt that you grew some fangs? Third Eye, a new free Android game from Viewdle, uses a combination of augmented reality and facial recognition technology to make a whole new kind of mobile game. Whether you're a fan of complex MMPORGs or enjoy casual social gaming, like Farmville or Mafia Wars, Third Eye offers something for everybody. The idea behind Third Eye is really cool, but I wonder if this first game in a three-part trilogy will be enough to hold the sometimes short attention span of gamers.

  • News: Sony: Hackers targeted us because we protect our IP

    Sony claims hackers targeted the firm because it tried to protect its intellectual property.

  • News: Violent Video Game Debate: Where Do We Go From Here?

    For both sides in the war over whether children should be allowed to play violent video games, today's U.S. Supreme Court decision on the issue seems to be an important battle but not the end of the war.

  • News: Minecraft 'Adventure' Update Pushed Back to Version 1.8

    Notch has indicated on his blog that the upcoming version 1.7 of Minecraft will not feature the hotly-anticipated Adventure update -- instead, it will simply add the ability for players to construct pistons as well as "a couple of bug fixes."

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade an old PC to play 3D games

    Upgrading an older PC with RAM, OS and graphics updates to play 3D games is fraught with difficulty. But with our simple guidance you should have no problems.


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