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Star Wars: The Old Republic launches December 20

You know those holiday plans you had? Cancel 'em -- BioWare and Electronic Art have announced that its long-awaited MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic will launch in North America on December 20. It will hit Europe two days later on December ...

 
 
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Contest: Win the Steam 2D Indie Bundle!

[Update: That's it, contest is over, and all codes are gone! Congratulations to those who nabbed one, and have fun!] The "Indie 2D Bundle" available on Steam right now is an insane deal. We're talking $9.99 for five solid 2D indie games: BI...

 
 
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Zen Pinball 3D to hit 3DS eShop this fall

Zen Studios has announced today that its bringings its kickass pinball series, Zen Pinball, to the Nintendo 3DS via the eShop this fall. Call Zen Pinball 3D, the download will feature four tables: Earth Defense, Shamen, Excalibur, and Eldo...

 
 
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DC Universe Online set to go free-to-play in October

After being on shelves for just under 10 months, Sony Online Entertainment's DC Universe Online is going the free-to-play route. IGN is reporting that this October, both PlayStation 3 and PC gamers will be able to download the game for free...

 
 
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Netflix rebrands DVD service as Qwikster, adds games

Following an outcry earlier this year when it added separate plans for its physical DVD mailing service and streaming, Netflix has completely rebranded the service for the former. Now called Qwikster, a post on the official Netflix blog exp...

 
 
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Starbreeze teams with film director for new IP

Sweden's Starbreeze sure is keeping itself busy these days. With the recently announced Syndicate reboot for Electronic Arts set for a 2012 release, it's already looking at its next preject: a new and original IP. The studio has steamed up ...

 
 
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Win a Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One beta key

[Update: The "Beta Code Giver-outer Random Choose-O-Matic" has spoken! The winners are: Raffy Taruc, JBThayer, n45800, akinney77,Luke Fraser, Raien Swiftwood, tahmidk, Jesse Proffitt, CabooseMiller, Mose Avinash Parasram. Congrats, and...

 
 
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MotoHeroz is 'racing game thrills,' 'platformer charm'

While RedLynx may have found its biggest success with Trials HD, the truth is that its upcoming WiiWare title MotoHeroz has a longer history. "MotoHeroz first saw the light of day as a prototype for a mobile phone game," RedLynx creative di...

 
 
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Max Payne 3: First trailer for Rockstar's next big thing

As promised, Rockstar Games is delivering our first look at Max Payne 3 today.  After a long silence, this is our first glimpse at the game in action -- the publisher maintains that this is all in-game footage. As with most Rockstar t...

 
 
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Review: The Gunstringer

A skeleton cowboy marionette driven by revenge. Troma's Lloyd Kaufman driving dangerously. A beautiful, unlockable picture of our own Hamza Aziz. A gator that has sex with a lumberjack. Wait, hold on... what now?  Yup, this is definite...

 
 
 
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Win Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike and a sick poster!

[Update: Winners have been chosen, using Random.org's number generator to select comment numbers. Check after the break to see if you've won. Winners, keep an eye on your private messages for your codes!] We've already established that Stre...

 
 
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I probably will win the AC: Revelations song contest

Ubisoft needs to find its voice for Assassin's Creed: Revalations, and it might be yours. The publisher has launched a contest where it's looking for a male or female vocalist to sing on a track that will appear on the upcoming game. If you...

 
 
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30-second Uncharted 3 commercial isn't long enough

I don't watch much (if any) live television, so I would have probably missed this new Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception spot Sony just aired. It also aired during the NFL Kickoff game between the Packers and the Saints, and I'd be more likely...

 
 
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Capcom teasing Street Fighter x Tekken TGS reveals

We're only a week out from Tokyo Game Show, and Capcom's already gearing up for some Street Fighter x Tekken reveals.  The publisher has released two trailers today, featuring torn pieces of paper and... stuff. Eagle-eyed fighting fan...

 
 
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Gearbox looking for Borderlands feedback for sequel

Gearbox Software wants you to know that it's listening. No, not in a creepy "peeking through your window and listening to the songs you sing in the shower" kind of way. More like in the "We want to make Borderlands 2 the best game it can be...

 
 
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Not a typo: Nintendo reveals new DSi XL color

After struggling with initial 3DS sales, Nintendo must think it's golden on that front after the price drop. The company announced last night that sales of handheld were up 260% following the price reduction to $169.99. So with that handled...

 
 
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Max Payne 3 trailer hitting next week

Rockstar is getting serious about this Max Payne 3 business, first with two new screenshots last week, and now with talk of a brand new trailer.  We'll get our latest look at the long-awaited third game in the series next week, at 12:0...

 
 
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Bitmob/Destructoid to live stream 20 hours of Dead Island

I can't stay up past 10:30 PM anymore because I'm old, but I know a few people who can. Destructoid is teaming with Bitmob to play Deep Silver's cooperative zombie-massacre title Dead Island for -- wait for it -- 20 hours straight. Or until...

 
 
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Even more Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC... in space!

Halfbrick isn't kidding around with downloadable content for Fruit Ninja Kinect. It's now released the second content pack, "Space Capsule," which is available for 160 MS Points. The pack adds a new star chart backdrop, a "Stellar Shadow" s...

 
 
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Nintendo DLC: Paint Splash! Golf! Puzzle Rocks!

It's "shop" update time, guys! That means all manner of Nintendo's shops -- the Wii Shop Channel, the 3DS eShop, and the DSiWare Shop -- are all updated! So what's on the plate for today? Let's have a look…3DS-only Golf [Game Boy] -...

 
 
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Rotastic coming to XBLA on September 21

Dancing Dots' oddball Xbox Live Arcade title Rotastic will be available September 21 for 800 MS Points. We previewed the game last week, which was described as "Cut the Rope crossed over with Bejeweled, all wrapped in the aesthetics of Cast...

 
 
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Mortal Kombat Klassic Fight Stick brings 90s arcades home

If you remember the 90s, you likely remember spending arcades. Or at least the murky corners of pizza shops and mom-and-pop video stores masquerading as such. Maybe I'm dating myself, but I remember those times fondly. Many of my middle sch...

 
 
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Have some free screens for upcoming free Red Dead DLC

With the free "Myths and Mavericks" content for Red Dead Redemption right around the corner, Rockstar thought you might want to see what you're in store for. So here, have these new screenshots. The pack is out next week, September 13, for ...

 
 
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The real Dead Island experience revealed

As gaming enthusiasts, we'll never forget that initial reveal trailer for Dead Island. Gripping, emotional, and beautifully crafted, it was a haunting promo that put Techland's first-person role-playing game on almost everyone's radar.&nbs...

 
 




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