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2:40 PM on 05.10.2010

Telltale teases new Sam & Max episode with art, details

Thanks to episodic gaming, we rarely have to wait for a sequel. Such is the case with Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse. The series is slated to pick up again "in just a few short weeks" with the release of the second epis...

Brad Nicholson

1:40 PM on 05.10.2010

Things on Wheels, Rocket Knight hit XBLA this week

Without Major Nelson's gentle guidance we would still be in the dark, slaughtering each other like rabid animals in teeny-tiny cages. Also, we probably wouldn't know what was hitting every week over Xbox LIVE Arcade. The Nels...

Brad Nicholson

4:00 AM on 05.07.2010

Natsume talks Harvest Moon, FarmVille, and learning

We've always thought about social game sensation FarmVille as a much simpler version of Harvest Moon. But it's a simpler version that has eclipsed the more complex series in following. Or, at least, creator Natsume doesn't br...

Brad Nicholson

3:00 AM on 05.07.2010

Blur devs aren't ruling out a handheld release

Blur developers Bizarre Creations aren't ruling out a possible handheld release of their racing game. In a recent interview with VG247, lead designer Gareth Wilson kept the possibility of such a thing open. But he also made i...

Brad Nicholson

11:00 PM on 05.06.2010

Epic Mickey hitting bookstands, too

It looks like Epic Mickey will appear on more than just the Wii. Don't get too excited here -- we're talking books. NeoGAF (via Kotaku) recently discovered two different Amazon listings for books that seemingly tie into the u...

Brad Nicholson

10:30 PM on 05.06.2010

New level and fixes comes to Trine PC

The Trine patch announced by creator Frozenbyte is now live for the PC version of the physics-based puzzler. Upon updating, players will get the chance to check out a brand new mission and, overall, play around in a game tha...

Brad Nicholson

9:00 PM on 05.06.2010

Infinity Ward is working on its 'next big project'

More than a few of us media folk have been wearing our Michael Pachter "Super Martian Prediction Hats" ($12.99) and saying that Infinity Ward will be gutted as a result of its recent losses of top-tier staff. In light of what...

Brad Nicholson

8:00 PM on 05.06.2010

Infinity Ward to release second MW2 map pack this year

Despite what we see as internal trouble, Infinity Ward is set to release a second map pack for their shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in the later half of this year. During the recent Activision financial call, Activisi...

Brad Nicholson

7:00 PM on 05.06.2010

Comic the Jumper: the second art style revealed

Continuing its stream of reveals, The Maw creator Twisted Pixel is now showing off the inspiration behind the second (of five) different comic book styles set to be in the game -- and boy does it get our Greatsword hands all ...

Brad Nicholson

10:20 AM on 05.06.2010

Halo: Reach beta to open to Silver members on May 14th

No Gold sub, no problem. This is the mantra Microsoft will have for about three days as the publisher is set to open up the Halo: Reach beta to Xbox LIVE Silver members. Starting on May 14 and stretching until May 17, all own...

Brad Nicholson





9:40 AM on 05.06.2010

Bejeweled 2 coming to WiiWare

Betting men who are allowed to still bet if Bejeweled 2 is coming to the Wii should go ahead and exploit the poor dude taking the bets. Earlier yesterday, GamerBytes.com spotted a German USK Ratings board summary that all but...

Brad Nicholson

9:00 AM on 05.06.2010

Steam Digital Deluxe Edition of Civilization 5 announced

2K Games and Valve have inked an "agreement" to put out a special Steam deluxe edition of the no-troop-stacking Civilization title, Sid Meier's Civilization V. According to a fresh out of the oven press release, the Digital D...

Brad Nicholson

8:20 AM on 05.06.2010

Champions Online devs to reveal new MMO this summer

Not losing steam after the Champions Online Xbox 360 cancellation, Cryptic Studios has plans to reveals its third MMO soon -- as in, this summer soon. "I can't speak to the specifics of what we're doing," Cryptic's Bill Roper...

Brad Nicholson

10:30 PM on 05.04.2010

Two Capcom-published games hit the App Store

Publisher Capcom has two fresh games available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch: Dark Void Zero and Hatchlings.In a recent press release, Capcom celebrated the fact that both titles are using Aurora Feint's OpenFeint tech, which in a nutshell, allows for leaderboards and an Xbox LIVE-like Achievement system.

Brad Nicholson

10:00 PM on 05.04.2010

Telltale offers up spectacular Monkey Island bundle

For this week only, developer Telltale Games is offering the full season of its Tales of Monkey Island series and Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for 20 bucks.Why both games -- the latter developed internally by Luca...

Brad Nicholson

9:30 PM on 05.04.2010

The Force Unleashed II set for an October 26th release

The follow-up to The Force Unleashed, LucasArts' The Force Unleashed II, will be released on October 26th, 2010.In a recent official Facebook page update, the creator of the series delivered the release date directly to some ...

Brad Nicholson