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  • News: Zynga Files for IPO

    It's been on the cards for a while now, but social game giant Zynga has finally made its initial public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: Charity Halo Marathon

    On July 2, TrueAchievements.com will be holding a charity Halo marathon in aid of Child's Play, gradually bumping up the difficulty as donations roll in.

  • News: Video Games Help Learning Difficulties

    According to a study by Nottingham Trent University in the UK, video games have the potential to help young people with learning difficulties master everyday tasks and inspire them to learn.

  • Video: Sony demonstrates Face Control for PlayStation Vita

    At the Game Tools and Middleware event in Tokyo this week, Sony demonstrated a technology for PlayStation Vita which makes it possible for users to control games with their faces. Face Control uses avatars which mimic the user's actions in real time.

  • News: Google Plus Reveals Up Google Games

    Google's new challenger to Facebook also reveals their intention to bring take over the world of social games. But does this just mean FarmeGoogleVille?

  • News: Bungie Aerospace Revealed

    Bungie has revealed the details of its mysterious Aerospace project, and it's not a new game -- but it might lead to more quality games in the future.

  • News: First Screenshot of Polish Shooter

    An upcoming shooter from new Eastern European developer Flying Wild Hog is looking pretty impressive, judging by the first screenshot.

  • 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.



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