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Leaked memo: Microsoft, Activision, pull support for GAME

GAME is still dragging its broken legs behind itself as it crawls across a field of broken glass, suffering further indignity today with reports that both Microsoft and Activision have decided to pull back their support of the company. That...

 
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Grandpa gets face battered by cops over videogames

A grandfather accused of shoplifting videogames during a Black Friday shopping spree got a smashed face and a throat full of blood after cops sent him sprawling to the floor. Stories as to what happened in the Buckeye Walmart are conflictin...

 
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Rockstar offers a variety of L.A. Noire pre-order bonuses

It's a trend I personally despise, since it screws the end user out of content, but major publishers offer retailer-specific pre-order bonuses for almost every big game nowadays. Today, Rockstar revealed the various in-game (and out-of-game...

 
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Preorder Duke Nukem Forever for Duke's Big Package

As well as a "Balls of Steel" special edition, Duke Nukem Forever is getting some preorder bonuses to help you make you purchasing decisions. Both Walmart and GameStop have gotten in on the action, with the latter offering "Duke's Big Packa...

 
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Walmart offers ludicrously cheap Wiimote bundle deal

Walmart's low prices have given it a retail edge and driven many family businesses into the dirt where they belong, but it seems the company may have gone a little bit too far with this. The company is offering a third-party Wii remote bund...

 
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Dev reckons DJ Hero increased sales of real DJ equipment

In the same way that Guitar Hero and Rock Band can help gamers discover new artists and gain a new passion for music, one developer believes that DJ Hero actually increased sales of real-life DJ equipment. Freestyle Games believes that clev...

 
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Walmart exclusive Wii Sports Resort Wii bundle is awesome

So you sold your Wii three years ago for some reason I'm sure you'll tell us about in the comments, and now you can't play New Super Mario Bros. Wii, No More Heroes 2, MadWorld, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories or Wii Sports Resort (or whate...

 
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Pre-order Madden NFL 11 at Wal-Mart, get a $20 gift card

(Seriously, if you’ve never been to peopleofwalmart.com, I highly recommend it. It is a fascinating slice of Americana, a rabbit hole from which it is difficult to escape.) Wal-Mart may not be the first place that comes to mind when ...

 
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Walmart/Modern Warfare 2 advertising juggernaut engage!

It has begun. With Modern Warfare 2 a mere two weeks away, evil publisher Activision has rolled out its advertising campaign of death. Expect total media saturation over the next fortnight, with Activision backed up by American retail tita...

 
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A few months back, I had lunch with a games retail buyer. We went to this great Mexican place and he recommended the Diablo Shrimp. Sh*t was so spicy that it made me cry like a little bitch. It was during this lunch that this...   read

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Lucky little boy gets PSP crammed with porn

Six-year-old Eliso Tovar was given a late Christmas present by his mother recently in the form of a PSP. Unfortunately, it turned out to be the gift that kept on giving, when it was discovered that the console, freshly purchased from Walmar...

 
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Wal-Mart has a dirty Wii

About two weeks ago, I went into my local Wal-Mart to grab some low fat sour cream. (I have a baked potato fetish. It’s how I get my carbs.) On my way to the refrigerated foods, I stumbled upon a Wii kiosk. Instead of being somewhere ...

 
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Madden NFL 09 is totally redneck sh*t, according to copy found in Wal-Mart

The above image is the sight that greeted one young boy as he opened the first game purchased for his brand new Xbox 360. Having bought the system and game with his own Christmas money, the lad eagerly expected to be playing Madden NFL 09, ...

 
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Some lucky guys find LittleBigPlanet at their local Wal-Mart

Well, will you look at these gleeful sons of bitches. Apparently Wal-Mart was late on getting the memo to pull LittleBigPlanet off their shelves, because these two dudes scored copies very recently. Of course, since then we've made a few ca...

 
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Details revealed on Wal-Mart-exclusive AC/DC Rock Band tie-in

Remember when we told you about a leaked Wal-Mart memo that essentially confirmed exclusive Rock Band AC/DC songs for the retail chain? Now we’ve got proof, courtesy of a New York Times article detailing the promotion. In case you had...

 
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Walmart wants games biz to go green

American retail titan Walmart has urged the games industry to follow its Earth-conscious ways and go green. Holding a "green gaming summit," Walmart's buying team spoke with the likes of Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts and Activi...

 
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Want the Guitar Hero wireless bundle? Don't go to Wal-Mart

Forget to make a reservation and find yourself bolting to a 24 hour Wal-Mart at 3 am? Be warned: Reports have been flooding in that Wal-Mart is selling the Guitar Hero 3 bundle with some slight alterations. What kind of alterations, you may...

 

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Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
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Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
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Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
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Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
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Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
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So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
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Have a good

 
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Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
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Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
OrochiLeona

Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 
Torchman

So Torch how was Gunbuster? It was Too short, a little too much nudity for my tastes, title mech wasnt in action until end of episode 4 of Action was great But that ending Good lord that

 
Nathan D

Hot off the rumor mill: Naughty Dogs next project after Uncharted 4 is The Last of Us 2: A Fungus Among

 
MeanderBot

Video game developers are tripping over themselves to make VR games and here I am trying to think of story ideas for an interactive fiction

 
Occams

Its interesting to see that Spider-Man puts a lit cigarette out onto a Latino babys forehead in the opening scene of Civil

 
Fuzunga

I cant believe Nintendo would throw away their three-day Treehouse Livestream to only show That was the best thing ever to come out of E3 coverage!

 
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Protip: Humble Spring Sale just Go spend money and

 
Asterion

FromSoftwares new IP looks very different to

 
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Ryujis really feeling it!

 
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Everyone talking about Overwatch, Uncharted 4, Civil War and Persona 5 and Im here wondering wheres my burrito?

 
Ckarasu

I know it probably is not that bad, but there seems to be quite a bit more dialogue in the R&C reboot than there should

 
Gundy

First day of Floral I hate

 
Isuma

Welp, thanks for nothing Atlus! Ill save my hype with the animation announcement and everything for when this game finally arrives in the Until then Im a prisoner of the

 
Sr Churros

Funny thing about my current Emerald run: for the first time Im not using the starter at I got Treeko because I dont really like any Gen 3 starter, but I got Shroomish and I like it Should have got other starter instead

 
OverlordZetta

As someone with a lot of experience in the realm of Sentai, let me say that first impressions dont always hold, and those awful suits that look like they belong more in a bike race might look great in motion! Otherwise, theres always your imagination!

 
Samsneeze

Power Ranger suits for the movie look like discount Iron Man and somehow worse than what we had back in the 1995 And who thought it was a good idea to give them boob armor? What is wrong with people?

 

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