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Fan-project brings The Legend of Zelda to the 3rd dimension


Jul 20
// Justin Villasenor
Holy induced motion sickness Batman! That was my first thought upon starting up this 3D version of the original The Legend of Zelda. Granted, it didn’t make me sick, only a little dizzy at points, but I know there are p...
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ZOMG! Steam has been taken over by 'the casuals'


Jul 20
// Justin Villasenor
It was inevitable, I suppose. Not even Valve’s digital distribution service Steam -- one of the few remaining bastions of "proper" PC gaming -- could remain safe from the terrible horrors of casual gaming. 201...
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Pac-Man REMIX brings bosses and power-ups to the iPhone


Jul 20
// Justin Villasenor
Last week, Topher let us know about Space Invaders: Infinity Gene, an update to the classic move-back-and-forth-while-shooting-those-aliens-that-are-also-moving-back-and-forth simulator that includes such radical changes as b...

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Final Fantasy IV remix album released by OverClocked ReMix


Jul 18
// Justin Villasenor
I’m sure many of you were justifiably bummed when this week’s RetroforceGO! was canceled. Well, OverClocked ReMix has swooped in to rescue all you lonely retro fans -- and people who were just in the mood for some...
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Raven Squad screens show the Amazon, explosions therein


Jul 18
// Justin Villasenor
Since SouthPeak Games was kind enough to send over some new screens from Atomic Motion’s first-person shooter/real-time strategy mash up Raven Squad, I figured I may as well as put them up for you all to see. After all,...
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University project uses the Wii to teach CPR


Jul 14
// Justin Villasenor
Wii mods aren’t just forMoving metal arms of doom.They can teach stuff, too.BioMed studentsHave a program that shows howTo use CPR.Waggle teaching lifeSaving techniques? That’s madness!Though still kind of cool.Th...
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Coming soon: Taking pictures in PlayStation Home


Jul 13
// Justin Villasenor
I’m sure this “news” will excite the many dozens ones of you that regularly hang out in Sony’s drab Second Life knockoff: the ability to take screen caps in Home probably isn’t far off. For those...
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Funimation bringing Sega's Sands of Destruction anime to US


Jul 07
// Justin Villasenor
If the name Sands of Destruction sounds completely unfamiliar to you, that’s because Sega decided to rename the DS role-playing game World Destruction for its upcoming American release. I’m honestly not sure why S...
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JOURNALISM: Ubisoft bringing Imagine Reporter to the DS


Jun 30
// Justin Villasenor
In a move that will prove popular with lovers of JOURNALISM everywhere, a recent entry on the ESRB’s Web site has revealed that Ubisoft is bringing a game called Imagine Reporter to the Nintendo DS. But what will this g...
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PS3 exclusive Agent gets a Web site, and that's about all


Jun 25
// Justin Villasenor
We don’t really knowmuch at all about Agent.Rockstar’s making it.(If Take-Two top-brassare to be believed, it willturn out “very cool.”)Now there’s a Web site,but this agent of insightkind of fails right now.No trailers, no screens;not even looping music.Hastily set live?Excited partiescan just keep spamming F5until something shows.
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Futuristic detective Tex Murphy comes to GOG.com


Jun 17
// Justin Villasenor
Tex Murphy seriescomes to Good Old Games this week.Futuristic dick.You see, it’s set ina mid-century Frisco,shown through FMV’s.Live action, in fact.The first three can be had now;others coming soon.Anthony once said the games “managed not to suck.”That’s high praise indeed.Check the gallery for some fuzzy pics. The gameshave no DRM.
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Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires still exists, pics prove it


Jun 16
// Justin Villasenor
The fine folks at Koei sent us a notice today that Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires is still, in fact, coming out on June 23 in both the US and EU. They probably felt the need to remind us due to the great distraction that was E3 2...
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Assassin's Creed 3, DLC for AC 2, (sort of) confirmed


Jun 10
// Justin Villasenor
Assassin’s Creed 2 is looking pretty nice. While the idea of Assassin’s Do These Same Tedious Missions Over And Over Again Creed getting a sequel didn’t originally thrill me, I have to say, the footage of Ez...
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People like The Sims 3, buy 1.4 million copies


Jun 10
// Justin Villasenor
Sims 3 sells boatloads,undeterred by piracy.The Brits love it too.Lots of new contentand a saucy naked patchmay have helped drive sales.EA celebrates;they enjoy profits you see.PR after jump.
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Microsoft/Sony: Our motion controls are better than theirs


Jun 06
// Justin Villasenor
Microsoft’s Project Natal and Sony’s Motion Controller were easily two of the biggest announcements to come out of this year’s E3 -- so sayeth the buzz meter. Of course, both objects being revealed within a ...
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Rumortoid: Next iPhone may have more gaming-centric features


Jun 06
// Justin Villasenor
It seems Kotaku has caught wind of several announcements that may drop at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference next week. The first is that a new version of the iPhone will be announced, and that it will be re...
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Amazon selling new Dreamcasts


Jun 04
// Justin Villasenor
Following in the steps of ThinkGeek, Amazon has apparently managed to track down another forgotten warehouse full of brand new Dreamcasts. The online retailer currently has them up for sale, and is charging $119.99 a piece. T...
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E3 09: Take-Two already hyping Agent to high heaven


Jun 04
// Justin Villasenor
What do we know about Agent, Rockstar North’s recently announced PlayStation 3 exclusive? 1. It’s an action game. 2. It’s an international spy thriller set in the 1970’s. And that’s about it. Pre...
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E3 09: Protestors descend upon the Dante's Inferno booth


Jun 03
// Justin Villasenor
Well, maybe descend isn’t quite the right word. It’s more like they were peacefully standing outside the convention center waving signs with slogans like “EA = Electronic Anti-Christ,” and “Hell ...
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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves closed beta kicks off today


Jun 03
// Justin Villasenor
Just an FYI for everyone that picked up inFAMOUS -- you can now put that shiny Uncharted 2 promotional code that came in the case to good use by downloading the beta client. (And since the 1282 MB download should take a good ...
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E3 09: Command & Conquer coming to an iPhone near you


Jun 03
// Justin Villasenor
Yesterday, the chaps over at Touch Arcade found a demo of the upcoming Command & Conquer iPhone game tucked away in a dark (but still pretty damn noisy) corner of the EA show floor booth. As the above video shows, the g...
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E3 09: Raven Squad still exists, pics prove it


Jun 03
// Justin Villasenor
If you don’t remember anything about SouthPeak Games and Atomic Motion’s Raven Squad, don’t feel bad, as we haven’t heard anything about it since I brought it to your attention nearly a year ago.For th...
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E3 09: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up trailer


Jun 02
// Justin Villasenor
One of two TMNT games that Ubisoft brought to E3 -- the other being the remake of the awesome SNES game Turtles in Time -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up is a four person brawler set to come out this fall on the Wii...
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E3 09: Tom and Jerry are getting an MMO What?


Jun 02
// Justin Villasenor
Yes, you read that headline correctly. In one of the odder news bites to come out of E3 week, it seems that the classic cat and mouse duo will be getting an MMO based around them. The game is being developed by Typhoon Games ...
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E3 09: Nintendo announces Golden Sun DS


Jun 02
// Justin Villasenor
One game I’ve always heard people rank pretty high on their DO WANT lists is a sequel to Camelot’s Game Boy Advance RPGs Golden Sun and Golden Sun: The Lost Age. But since their developer, Camelot, has been busy w...
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E3 09: Dante's Inferno trailer tells us all to 'Go to Hell'


Jun 01
// Justin Villasenor
Hey, how bout that Dante’s Inferno? I hear that it has hacking, slashing, and a protagonist that slams large crucifixes into devils’ heads. Y’know, just like the original source material.For those of you int...
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Faith and a .45 developer goes bankrupt


Jun 01
// Justin Villasenor
Way back in January, we heard that Danish developer Deadline Games had put Faith and a .45, its Bonny and Clide styled shooter set in the Great Depression, on hold because a publisher could not be found. It seems that was a p...
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E3 09: Bit Boy!! announced for WiiWare


Jun 01
// Justin Villasenor
One of my favorite segments of RetroforceGO! are Colette’s WiiWare reviews, simply because of the ridiculously titled games and the ensuing five-minute long Chad laugh. Unfortunately, developer Bplus seems set to ruin t...
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E3 09: Cooking Mama returns to the kitchen this Christmas


Jun 01
// Justin Villasenor
You can put the Cooking Mama in the garden, but you can’t keep the cooking out of the Mama … or something like that. 505 Games has just announced that everyone’s’ favorite fiery-eyed denizen of the di...
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E3 09: Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena get some new screens


Jun 01
// Justin Villasenor
Hey there Dtoiders. It’s been a while since we’ve seen each other on the front page, hasn’t it. Well, the short story is that I’m back from my lengthy absence; and just in time for E3, no less.So then,...

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