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  • News: Magicka Gets PvP

    A key part of the Magicka experience is "accidentally" exploding your friends with some "misjudged" spells and then laughing hysterically as they are blasted across the screen, frozen, drowned, incinerated or electrocuted. Now, embittered wizards tired of being "accidentally" dispatched in such a cavalier fashion have the opportunity to exact bloody revenge on friends and rivals alike in the game's new player vs player arenas.

  • News: City of Heroes Going Free to Play Later This Year

    Cryptic Studios' Champions Online has been free to play for some time now and has been doing pretty well since the change, especially since Steam's addition of a free to play section that includes the game in its storefront. Yesterday, NCSoft announced that Champions Online's Cryptic-developed predecessor City of Heroes, now wholly owned by the publisher, is joining the ranks of the free to play MMOs later this year.

  • News: LoL Championship Draws Record Crowds

    The conclusion of the League of Legends Season One championship at the recent Dreamhack festival was one of the largest eSports broadcasts of all time.

  • News: Serious Sam Indie Titles

    The upcoming Serious Sam 3 is taking an unconventional approach to marketing, with a variety of independently-developed games starring the titular protagonist.

  • News: Microsoft Wants You to Tweet Coca-Cola Ads Using Kinect

    In their constant bid to try and earn more advertising dollars for Xbox Live, Microsoft is introducing Kinect-enabled advertisements (via the New York Times).

  • News: Teen Arrested for Sony Hack

    London police say 19-year-old has hacked a "number of international businesses," looking into connections with LulzSec.

  • News: Professor Layton Comes to Mobile Phones

    Layton developer Level-5 teams up with popular Japanese mobile dev DeNa to bring the professor's adventure to a whole new audience.

  • News: New Arkham City Render Reveals Robin

    It's not just us, right?

  • News: Grand Theft Auto 5 in 2012

    If you didn't know that Rockstar was working on Grand Theft Auto V ...you may not understand how video games work. But we'll save that discussion for another time; the more interesting news is that the game might be coming out as soon as next year. According to a recent GameSpot interview with "sources close to the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary, [...] the next installment in the blockbuster series is 'well under way' and is already having final touches such as minigames being applied to it."

  • News: Team Fortress 2 Free This Week

    Free is always good, and it's especially good when the thing you get for free is something you'd want anyway. To promote an upcoming update to Team Fortress 2, Valve announced (via their official site) that they're making the shooter free for everyone all this week. So, for those few people who don't already own the game, you can get in a few matches both before and after the update.

  • News: Al Gore on What Makes a Good Video Game

    Want proof that video games have gone mainstream? Look no further than ex-vice president Al Gore, who called gaming "the new normal" at the Games for Change conference at New York University.

  • News: Valve Making F2P Game

    Valve's Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the company is going to release its own title using a free to play business model.

  • News: Call of Duty Lawsuit Gets Closer

    A recent court ruling against Activision brings former Infinity Ward employeees' case one step closer to reality.

  • News: Reports: Sega customer database hacked

    Video game company Sega had a database hacked and sensitive information on about 1.3 million customers has been compromised, according to media reports.

  • News: Sega Hit by Hackers

    Once again, hackers have struck, this time at Sega. Some personal information has been compromised, but no payment details are in danger.

  • News: Sega Opens New Studio

    In a time when studios are closing down all over the place, Sega has opened a new development team in the UK.

  • News: Donkey Kong '94 Hits Nintendo eShop

    One of the best versions of one of Mario's first adventures has found its way to your Nintendo 3DS via the eShop.

  • News: Microsoft releases Kinect SDK for PCs

    Microsoft on Thursday released a beta version of a software development kit that lets hobbyists build applications for the Kinect sensor.

  • News: Magic Carpet on GOG

    EA/Bullfrog classic title Magic Carpet has just been re-released for the first time in years via CD Projekt's Good Old Games service.

  • News: WTF Game of the Day: Cat & the Coup

    A new indie game released today on Steam tells the story of the cat of Dr Mohammed Mossadegh, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran. For free.



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