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#France

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Contest - Verdun

Verdun is a realistic multiplayer FPS, set in WW1. You don't see those every day. The game is inspired by the Battle of Verdun France in 1916 and features authentic period weaponry (and realistic bullet physics). Squad based,...   read

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Yoshi's Woolly

Yoshi's Woolly World amiibo allocation hits a bump in France

With all of the poor handling of amiibo from Nintendo, you'd think it couldn't get any worse, but then things like this happen. Following on the heels of an entire shipment of Splatoon amiibo (and copies of the game) being stolen, Hype...

 
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Big Bad Wolf

New studio Big Bad Wolf making PS4/Xbox One RPG

There's a new developer in town and its liable to eat your grandmother and blow your house down. Well, that or make dark, mature role-playing games about things like choices and emotions. Big Bad Wolf, a new independent studio based in Bord...

 
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Paris Games Week: Trash strewn floors, candy smells and games

Paris Games Week has finished happening. It happened across the street from Games Connection, where I was busying myself with loads of smaller folks' games, so naturally I visited. I played The Order, which a lot of folks are carrying water...

 
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Izle leads Game Connection Development Award winners

Game Connection Europe held its annual Development Awards this week in Paris, with Area Effect's Izle leading the way with five wins. Each of the ten categories feature two possible awards, the European Games Booster Award and the Developme...

 
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Lune

Lune is a game that lets you control the moon

You know what doesn't really get that much attention? The moon. It just kind of quietly hangs out in space and houses little green aliens that are made of cheese. Or something like that. Six French developers aim to give the moon the atten...

 
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The PS Vita is like a headless lady with four breasts?

According to a promotional ad in France, the PlayStation Vita is comparable to a woman with no head and four breasts, two of which jut agonizingly from her back like a pair of malevolent tumors.  What are we to glean from this? That th...

 
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Nintendo 3DS XL caught on video: Looks huge, nice

I only needed to see this little French gaming site video clip to be all-in on the 3DS XL. I was pretty close already, though, as I've daydreamed of bigger screens since launch day. But this video took me over the top. It looks so nice! Pu...

 
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Modern Warfare 3 shipment truck hijacked with tear gas!

A truck shipping 6,000 videogames was violently hijacked in France. It is said that the games were all copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which would make sense as I don't think people would go to such lengths to steal Jimmie Johnson...

 
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Nintendo wins 4.8 million Euro piracy battle

Nintendo is out to get the pirates in every country, even France. The Paris Court of Appeals issued guilty verdicts on 26th September against several companies for the sale of devices like the R4 and the Magicom. Electronic Theater says tha...

 
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Half of Germany's adult population plays videogames

According to research done by Newzoo, half of the adult population of Germany plays videogames on a regular basis. The same applies to France and the United Kingdom, as all three countries combined have a total market of 153 million people ...

 
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Heavy Rain goes light on violence and nudity for France

Heavy Rain is getting a new, re-edited version for the French market called Heavy Rain – Version Modifiée. This is now the third version of the title, after the release of last year's version with Move support. The game got a P...

 
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Nintendo France: Last Story is not NOT coming to the West

When Nintendo of America said it had "no plans" to localize The Last Story, everybody got depressed and decided it was never happening. I remained more hopeful, and it seems that I'm not alone, with Nintendo France clarifying that "no plans...

 
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Move-enabled Funky Lab Rat coming to PSN

French developer Hydravision will be releasing its latest title, Funky Lab Rat, for PlayStation Network on November 24 in Europe and November 30 in North America. The downloadable title will have players manipulating time and gravity as th...

 
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The wait for Beyond Good & Evil 2 will likely be long

If you're as excited as I am about the mere possibility that Beyond Good & Evil 2 will ever see the light of day, here's some free advice: Find yourself a nice comfortable chair and relax because we're going to be here for a while. Mich...

 
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Rumored rumor buster: Beyond Good and Evil 2 not dead

Just yesterday we brought you what is possibly the most depressing rumor I have ever read: Beyond Good and Evil 2 had been canceled and the game's creator Michel Ancel had left Ubisoft. That rumor has been debunked through French gaming sit...

 
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Gameloft's first quarter sales up 7%

Ever since getting my iPod Touch, I've become a huge fan of Gameloft. The French studio specializes in bringing console-style games to downloadable handheld platforms such as iTunes, PSN and DSiWare. They're a pretty rad company, so it's gr...

 
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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger landing on the PC in France

For those out there who are PC gamers and also fighting fans you might want to gather everything you own and move to France. The French publisher of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, Tradewest Games SAS, is releasing the game not only on the 360 ...

 
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French tramp game enrages homeless charities

A new Internet game is taking France by storm, but upsetting everybody else. Clodogame (translated simply as Trampgame) is a transient simulator in which players start off as a penniless street bum and must work their way up the food chain ...

 
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Rumortoid: Silicon Knights making Sirens in the Maelstrom

As we discussed last week, genius supercompany Silicon Knights has been looking for a new game to followup the critical acclaim and genre-defining success of Too Human. While it was believed that this meant Too Human 2: Look Who's Too Human...

 
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Prince of Persia sidekick revealed, now with tasteful cleavage

If you're itching for information on the new Prince of Persia title, then the second "speed art" trailer might keep you satisfied until the Ubidays event next week. J-C Guyot, creative lead for the new title, introduces Elika, the...

 
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 for Xbox 360 and PS3

Yesterday we brought word that yes, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is in preproduction and waiting for a green light from Ubisoft. The French magazine in which creator Michael Ancel was interviewed also brings to light the game's intended platfor...

 
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9/11 game whips up a storm: Because y'know, that wasn't likely to happen

A French Web site released a game on the Internet called New York Defender several years ago, a so-called satirical game in which you get a chance to "fight back" by shooting at a multitude of planes before they hit the Twin Tower...

 
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New Dreamcast game hits in 2008: your VMU craves blood

The Dreamcast is dead. The American public drove a stake through its heart, Sony decapitated it, and Sega stuffed its mouth full of garlic. As we watched it burst into flames six years ago, I had a feeling we hadn't seen the last of it an...

 
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PlayStation 3 price cut by Christmas? France seems to think so

The rumors about a PS3 price cut just won't die, and now French newspaper Les Echos has added further fuel to the fire, according to AFP. In actuality, it's pretty much being reported as fact that the PS3's 40GB model is going to receive a ...

 
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Leipzig GC 2007: The French team preserving gaming history for the future

"Dave, you've got to get over to Hall 5. There are some guys over there who've got every console ever on free play.""Every console ever?""And a couple of arcade cabinets. And the consoles are all set up on the origi...

 
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, from Michel Gagn, just looks lovely

 From the French artist and animator who brought us Insanely Twisted Rabbits and the Saga of Rex comes this preview for his newest project, an indie shooter due out in 2008.  No word yet on what platform this will rock, and I'm fr...

 
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Adventure is not dead: So Blonde impressions

Now that you’ve read all about Wizarbox, take a look at their first game, a point-and-click adventure game titled So Blonde. Wizarbox has an impressive set of credentials for a start-up company, and hopes to bring some of that experie...

 
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Adventure is not dead: Wizarbox on point and click

Chances are, you've unwittingly played a Wizarbox game before, even if you've never heard of them. Actually, I should clarify -- you've probably played a game that Wizarbox has worked on, and you've never heard of them. You see, Wizarbox ...

 
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Electronic Sports World Cup 2007

The fifth Electronic Sports World Cup (Mondial du Gaming in French; anglicanisms fail) is being held this weekend in Paris, France, at the fabled Parc des Expositions at Porte de Versailles. In keeping with the theme of "expo...

 

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Larxinostic

100% convinced the radio station at works controlled by Internet How else to explain Never Gonna Give You Up, then Whats Going On? Yes,

 
DSBrad

Really struggled with Mirrors Edge LOVED Mirrors Edge but the open world slowed the game down so Spent some time discussing this

 
StriderHoang

Im glad Ive decided to be more liberal in spending my SP in Bravely I had 3 SP in Bravely Default literally until the final few hours of True

 
Nekrosys

So theres now a teaser for the third season of the Wakfu animated This makes me very And Mostly With some happy thrown Okay, many kinds of Im currently Just having a Rubbing my

 
Megas75

I dont really have any catgirls to So instead heres RVD turning his head into a spring

 
EdgyDude

Has anyone here played Rabi-Ribi? I heard its a pretty damn solid metroidvania but I have yet to see any more than 2 reviews for The games Steam page is loaded with positive user reviews

 
JayfromtheSun

Lets see what todays quest is in Stardew

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Not sure why, but I get antsy when the devs of an indie game are in the comment section of an article about said

 
Pixie The Fairy

I went with this

 
Nathan D

Tis but a scratch!

 
KeithTheGeek

That feel when you get the sick 0-to-death but then your net cuts out preventing you from saving the

 
DeadMoon

Cat Girl

 
Zer0t0nin

Youre welcome:

 
Torchman

So this was a thing

 
Double Monocles

Finally got Starfox! The controls are REALLy jarring, Im doing training mode a couple times to try to get used to I really hope o can get used to it, Ive waited so long for another Star Fox game

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Starting tomorrow Ill essentially have $35 in my Do I go the $13 route (I own SSFIV already but not on the I also cant use the WiiU games), or just beat-the-average?

 
ikiryou

Well, my happy-go-lucky new job is probably going out the door, thanks to the mathematically-challenged temp before me who farked up the warehouse So long sexy forklift/Aliens cosplay

 
keisal

I guess U-verse has internet data caps now, but if you have a TV plan with them it remains Even though mine will be unlimited this still pisses me Its the principal of the

 
Confuseddalek

So far today I have fallen through a ceiling, and hit my head on a sink on the way Blacked out, and woke up to find myself in the womens restroom that is full of One woman was pushing my head with her foot to see if I was still

 
ZombZ

I want to write a blog and have been doing some has eventually led me to an article on a certain my naivete I checked the comments for opinions and inspiration only to be reminded why I dont go there

 
YoeriB

Wooow were getting a the punisher series!

 
MeanderBot

*sniff sniff*

 
MeanderBot

Whoops, there I go pressing the post button out of *ahem* Catgirls!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

I was out with a friend in the city centre today and realised its kind of really fun to listen to nearby conversations between other The amount of dumb its So many people are dumb and quite amusing to listen

 
OverlordZetta

Question! Is there a way to do something about how some of the front paged blogs are under a different tag? I was confused and wondering where Torchs mech one went (wanted to look up some of the shows) until I found it was under a different

 
Torchman

That feel when you finally deal with some problems with your computer that have been bugging you for

 
Nathan D

I love seeing people out and about that make me seem perfectly normal by Feels

 
Pixie The Fairy

Rae woke up in a sandy ruin, her head aching from the crash, though she was thankfully She spots a dusty chest near her and opens Then a voice asks, Become classy or be total anime trash?

 
iam16bit

Im really digging Affordable Space

 

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