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Keep your pants on while viewing these Cargasm screens


Sep 03
I still can't wrap my head around the name Cargasm. Is it an orgasm of cars? Are the cars enjoying orgasms? Are the drivers? Should players expect to experience a cargasm while playing? Because if so, I'd like to know what I'... read

No Heroes Allowed! coming to PSP, doesn't allow heroes


Sep 03
Remember back when the Badman series was called the Badman series? You know, back before the whole "This sounds too much like Batman so change it or we'll take all your money" thing happened. The series went strong with... read

Crackdown 2 DLC is broken, don't buy it


Sep 03
Ruffian Games has given players another reason not to play Crackdown 2 today, as its just-released DLC pack, the Toy Box add-on, seems to only take things away from the game. Namely, its ability to function. Ruffian has ... read

Celebrate Thong Friday by watching this DeathSpank video


Sep 03
Thong Friday is now a thing. Take off whatever lesser underwear you're currently donning and squeeze into your sexiest neon-colored thong. Do not send us videos. Instead, watch this new story trailer for the upcoming DeathSp... read

Rocksteady has a complete build of Batman: Arkham City


Sep 03
The Batman is very pleased this day. His next adventure, Batman: Arkham City, is "complete," playable from start to finish and in need only of some tender polishing.  The information was discovered on a recent OPM podcas... read

Red 5 announces FireFall for PC, lets you shoot bugs


Sep 03
Red 5 Studios announced today a new team-based shooter, FireFall, due to be released some time in 2011. And it has bugs. Nasty, disgusting bugs. I can only assume that they must all die. The game is being developed by a team... read

Action-RPG Bastion revealed for PC and consoles


Sep 02
I get more than a little giddy every time I see the words "new action-RPG," and the full reveal of Bastion from Supergiant Games is no different. Couple that with the promise of an unusually emotional experience and you... read

New screens, trailer capture essence of FEAR 3


Sep 02
  If you ask me, there just aren't enough games with scary-ass pregnant ladies. At least we have FEAR 3, which Warner Brothers and Day 1 Studios is showing off in this brand-new trailer.  While we may not see FEAR 3... read

Videogames and the pursuit of harmless entertainment


Aug 28
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The rubbing of breasts on faces in Dragon Quest IX


Aug 21
The Dragon Quest saga began for me in earnest only with Dragon Quest VIII. I had played previous games in the series, but not in any capacity other than "OK let's do this oh WTF this is shit?" I never even got around to fi... read

The restoration of faith in Dragon Quest IX, part two


Aug 15
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The restoration of faith in Dragon Quest IX, part one


Aug 14
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For years, we've heard the same tired proclamations about the limitations of storytelling in videogames. This argument stands apart from the talent involved in making games; it's not that the people making games are poor w... read feature


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The world needs to stop revolving around protagonists


Apr 29
Videogames are intimately familiar with the concept of the hero; Games seem built for protagonists, with worlds pieced together and relationships formed to benefit the hero's journey. Yet a strange thing occurred to me rec... read

Love, loneliness, and companionship in our Fragile Dreams


Apr 15
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It has been said so many times that it now borders upon a meaningless cliché, but the fact remains: a lot of games look the same. I'm not going to lament the propagation of brown color palettes, generic RPG characte... read feature

Something about sex: Videogame items that sound inadvertently sexual


Mar 25
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The hidden truth behind game reviews


Mar 19
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You know what makes a lot of money? Music games. Even in 2009, a year in which music games saw a 46% drop in sales from 2008, DJ Hero became the highest-grossing new IP across all genres. It's a game that was being called a f... read feature


The multiplayer demo for DICE's upcoming war FPS, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, has been out for a while now, and as the release date approaches, people are eating up the one-map demo and finding themselves consumed despite the... read feature


Ever played a videogame with a female character? Chances are, then, that you've heard the voice of Jennifer Hale. Ophelia from Brutal Legend. Naomi from Metal Gear Solid. Jennifer Mui from Mercenaries. Bastila from Star Wars:... read feature

The Future: Demanding more from the voices of videogames


Jan 11
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Love/Hate: A plea to play as a female Shepard


Dec 16
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A warning: Regrets from a former life and experiences yet unlived


Nov 27
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Top ten games for people who hate Thanksgiving


Nov 26
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The wrong thing: Being evil should be more like sex


Nov 13
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Staying dry in a sea of spoilers is a matter of building a boat


Nov 11
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Lessons on taking games just seriously enough


Nov 08
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