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Dying Light dev cancels dark fantasy tale Hellraid


To make more Dying Light content
May 21
Hellraid was announced as a Dead Island follow up in 2013. We finally got a good look at it late last year following a delay for current gen and PC exclusivity. It was meant to come out this year, but that's not happening, H... read
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Bad to the bone
I've been playing tons of Grim Fandango ever since the remastered version came out a few days ago, and it's left me with skeletons on the brain... and in the closet. This led me to thinking about more skeletons in games. Ther... read feature

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Minecraft map

You can explore Dark Souls' Lordran in Minecraft


Praise the sun!
Jan 23
Minecraft user Davweed is currently recreating the world of Lordran from Dark Souls, block by block. If you've played Dark Souls, you probably know how crazy this is. Lordran is full of grandiose locations that interconnect a... read
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Hellraid

A bunch of skeletons explode in the first 20 minutes of Hellraid


Footage of the hack-and-slash title running on a new engine
Sep 18
Techland's decision to delay Hellraid and move it to PS4, Xbox One, and PC seems to be paying off. That said, you may want to skip the first half of this 20-minute video -- it begins with the first level, which is slow to ge... read
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Ghosts 'n Goblins Online

Lucky Koreans: Ghosts 'n Goblins Online beta videos


Why are all the MMOs I'd actually play stuck in Korea?
Jan 31
Show of hands if anyone remembers that a Ghosts 'n Goblins Online Korean MMO was unveiled back in 2010. I figured it would have be cancelled by now -- I'm still bitter that Rockman Online was silently shut down. But nope! De... read
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Beautiful, but bare-bones
Princesses, Dark Lords, menacing castles, dashing Prince Charmings -- you've seen it all before, right?But what if I told you the dashing prince was actually a skeletal servant of the Dark Lord, who, after a moral conundrum, decided to save the princess himself, and turn into a Prince Charming in the process?Enter Dokuro -- a wholly interesting concept for the Vita with a few mechanical problems. read feature

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E3: Gilius Thunderhead & All-Stars Racing Transformed


Jun 06
This is not an announcement that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is being renamed Gilius Thunderhead & All-Stars Racing Transformed. I wish, because Gilius Thunderhead is the greatest Sega character of all time, ... read
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Tim Schafer is Scrooge McDuck


Mar 10
With a mere three days left before donations are no longer accepted, Tim Schafer's adventure game Kickstarter has accrued over $2.6 million. That's well beyond the stated goal of 400 grand. What's a man to do with all that ex... read
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Unholy horrors! 1000+ Skyrim warriors go to war


Feb 09
Rolling 2500 cheese wheels down a mountain? That's old hat! When it comes pushing what mods can truly do, you can't get any more intense the ballet of ultra-violence seen above. YouTuber Tyrannicon assembled 500 Draugr, 200 ... read
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Modded Skylanders toys are even MORE awesome


Nov 21
I haven't gotten around to playing Skylanders yet, but I dig the concept. You collect little figurines then zap them into the game? Brilliant! And when you aren't playing the game, you can play around with the figures by them... read
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Dungeon Siege III DLC 'Treasures of the Sun' out now


Oct 25
Liked Dungeon Siege III well enough to spend another $10 or 800 Microsoft Points on it? DLC is your answer! Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun is now available on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It's set in... read
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Report: Nintendo reveals system seller 'Girls RPG'


Sep 13
An anonymous source close to the Internet has revealed to us that Nintendo is publishing what is sure to be the biggest new IP to grace the 3DS to date: Girls RPG. Cliff Bleszinski has been overheard talking about the upcomin... read
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Dark Souls brings skeletons, dragons, bug-things, YES!


Aug 17
Here's a new trailer and some cool screenshots for Dark Souls, full of so many jacked-up monsters that you won't be able to stop giggling in anticipation of some serious hardcore combat.  From dragons to gigantic bug cr... read
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SEE Virtual Worlds gets rights to Total Recall and more


Aug 12
Would a massively multiplayer take on Total Recall be crazy enough to work? Hell, it couldn't be any worse than the classically laughed at licensed NES game. Planet Michael publisher SEE Virtual Worlds has obtained the necess... read
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Even more skulls in this Darksiders II extended trailer


Jul 19
Hamza's preview of Darksiders II left me pretty excited with all that talk about RPG elements and a lack of QTEs, but I noticed that at least one of you thought this game needed more skulls and bones. So here's an extended trailer for Darksiders II that has skulls, bones, and an all-new voiceover that explains what the hell is going on. No Crips or Illuminati though. read
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Skulls of the Shogun is heading to Xbox Live Arcade


Jul 16
Microsoft Studios is publishing Haunted Temple Studios' Skulls of the Shogun and bringing it to Xbox Live Arcade later this year, Gamasutra reports. The lovable and charming turn-based strategy game with undead samurai has be... read
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D&D: Daggerdale's Fighter really hates skeletons


Apr 04
Look at this guy. He just runs around and kills skeletons, who are already dead! Not only that, but this He-Man wannabe also really hates, HATES, people who slide across the ground when they are doing a walking animation. Ev... read
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Take a small team of former AAA developers turned independent. Add two parts of tactical turn-based combat. Add one part of arcade action. Now flavor it in a cute style of generals, demons, and undead warriors who can eat the... read feature

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PS3 and Xbox 360 get Operation Hastings in BFBC2 Vietnam


Jan 02
Well, this is awkward. PC players unlocked the "Operation Hastings" map in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam recently by performing a combined 69 million team actions. Console players, on the other hand, aren't quite there y... read
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One of the biggest surprises for me at PAX Prime was Bethesda's Hunted: The Demon's Forge. The game caught my eye only very recently, sparking an interest thanks to its modern fantasy aesthetic and elven boobs. Gameplay ... read feature

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2K Boston changes its name back to Irrational Games


Jan 08
2K Boston? Fughedaboutit. The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is now once again Irrational Games. Game Informer reports that the studio discovered that its original name carried weight with people, registered on som... read
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Def Leppard to be in a game


Jan 04
Fun fact: Def Leppard is not a cat. Fun Fact: Def Leppard is slated to star in a videogame.Reuters is reporting that the band has penned an agreement with Primary Wave -- an interesting move for two reasons: (a) no one under ... read
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LBP: Water and Pirates DLC hitting December 22


Dec 15
It’s almost time to get wet in LittleBigPlanet. The oft-teased Water update and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" content are scheduled to hit PSN on December 22nd.We should add that these two bits are intertwined, a comb... read
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Call of Pripyat gets dated (for real this time)


Dec 15
Last time we checked in, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat was given a release month: February. Seeing as how that announcement was sent out, what, less than a week ago, today's "news" that the exact North American launch date ... read
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Oh, the horror: This year's Spike VGAs won't have a host


Dec 08
While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't h... read
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Skeleton confirmed for Tales of Monkey Island chapter 5


Dec 04
The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this... read
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Roman Dirge hard at work on Vampire Puff Puff for iPhone


Nov 25
If you've never heard of Roman Dirge, you're about to. He's the creator of the brilliant comic book series, Lenore. Roman has been delighting the masses with his brand of spooky cuteness for years now, and he's about to grace... read
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Square Enix set to work on the cinematics for Deus Ex 3


Nov 24
Eidos Montreal isn’t working on Deus Ex 3 alone. In a recent conversation with Edge, studio GM Stephane D’Astous revealed that Square Enix Tokyo is planning to handle the CGI cinematics for the upcoming follow-up ... read
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Bioware probably developing an original IP


Nov 23
Shocker: Bioware might be developing an original IP.According to once-Bioware producer Daniel Roy’s Linked In profile, the studio was working on an “unreleased original IP” between the January 2008 and June ... read
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Go Internet with PSP multiplayer: AdhocParty app hits


Nov 19
Late this afternoon, SCE made it possible to compete in Internet multiplayer matches while on the toilet. And it was as easy as offering US PSP owners a downloadable app that works around ad hoc functionality. The app is call... read
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Podtoid 125 records tonight: Butts, butts, butts


Nov 17
Senor Perrito del Burrito says: Anthony and Jim are not here this week. As such, tonight's episode of Podtoid will be hosted by one Aaron Linde, Esq. instead. Joining him will be Dr. Samit Sarkar, Warrior of the Arctic Brad N... read
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Jon Bon Jovi supports Courtney Love's Guitar Hero 5 rage


Sep 17
Last week we learned how Courtney Love is planning to sue Activision for turning Kurt Cobain's corpse into a performing monkey in Guitar Hero 5. For some reason, she has a problem with Activision forcing a likeness of her dea... read






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