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  • News: Team Fortress 2 Takes Top Spot on Steam

    Yesterday's news that Team Fortress 2 was to go free to play seems to have gone down well with the community. For the first time in a very long while, Counter-Strike has been knocked off the top spot of the Steam most-played list.

  • News: Brown v. EMA Verdict Next Week

    The high-profile "California v. Video Games" Supreme Court case is finally coming to a close, with a verdict expected next week.

  • News: Sonic Games Discounted

    To celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday, Sega has decided to discount a range of Sonic-related titles on PSN and the Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • News: Tiny Tower's Freemium Fun

    iPhone developer Nimblebit has come up with the latest simple-but-fun game to occupy your alone-time with your phone.

  • News: Free to Play on Xbox?

    According to industry sources, Microsoft is in the process of developing a microtransaction system to bring free to play gaming to the Xbox 360.

  • News: Sonic the Hedgehog, This Is Your Life

    It all began 20 years ago, when a blue hedgehog raced out of our game consoles and into our hearts in the first Sonic the Hedgehog game. Today we celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday with a look back at his long and illustrious--though slightly confusing--career.

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • News: Newell: Wii U 'Fits' Valve

    Speaking to Joystiq at the 2011 Games for Change festival -- the same place where Al Gore delivered his thoughts on video games -- Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gave his input on Nintendo's new Wii U console.

  • News: L.A. Noire Nicholson Electroplating DLC Out Now

    The penultimate case for L.A. Noire -- the Nicholson Electroplating arson case -- is now available for download from Xbox Live and PSN for 320 Microsoft Points or $3.99 respectively. Rockstar Pass holders will be able to access the DLC for free from today, as will those who pre-ordered from Best Buy.

  • News: Redeem PSN Welcome Back Before July 3

    PSN has been back up and running for some time now, but some of you still might not have redeemed your Welcome Back pack. Better hurry -- it closes soon.

  • 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.



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