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Review: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

The year was 1997 and ten-year-old me was obsessed with two things, dinosaurs and video games. Imagine my excitement when the latest issue of GamePro magazine arrived in my mailbox informing me of an upcoming game where I got to roam amongs...   read

 
 
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Wow, LJN really hated kids

Widely reviled as one of the worst game companies of all time, LJN earned its infamy way back during the NES era, pumping out terrible licensed game after terrible licensed game. The company was bought by Acclaim where it continued to chur...   read

 
 
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Remember Shadow Man? It's now on GOG.com

This trailer for Shadow Man brings me back. That voice over! The third-person action-adventure game based on the comic series of the same name has been added to GOG.com. It's $5.99, and if you purchase before September 24, you'll also get ...   read

 
 
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Acclaim is dead, for real this time

Another stalwart of the old gaming guard has bitten the dust. Acclaim -- who brought us Turok, Burnout and Space Jam to name a few -- is finally dead and gone. The company had already crashed and burned back in 2004 when it filed for bankr...   read

 
 
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Cupid to appear in DANCE! ONLINE game

Acclaim has proudly announced that none other than the man himself, Cupid, will be making an online appearance to interact with fans on the soon to be hit game DANCE! ONLINE. From the official press release:Los Angeles (May 4, 2007) –...   read

 
 
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Apparently being black is now a microtransaction

Over on the Acclaim message boards, the news has popped up that in their new game, Dance! Online, you have to pay in order to have a character with black skin. Yes, you have to PAY MONEY in order to be a different race. Why? Well, let&...   read

 
 
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Acclaim drops Dance! Online; apparently aural suicide is free

Acclaim just tossed us a press release announcing the beginning of the beta for Dance! Online, a game created by Dave "Remember Earthworm Jim?" Perry and, we assume, Satan. The title is a free-to-play online rhythm game, the likes...   read

 
 
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Acclaim: traditional game testing is dead

Nevermind robots and guys in third world countries stealing your game testing jobs -- the competition might soon include that snotty little 11 year old down the street. Acclaim's (lead guitarist?) David Perry is raising eyebrows with th...   read

 
 
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David Perry wants to equip a thousand monkeys with a thousand typewriters

David Perry, the man behind such gaming classics as Earthworm Jim and MDK, is an astounding guy. Once, in a bar, he boasted of his ability to wrestle live dinosaurs, only to spend a month cloning an adult tyrannosaurus from DNA found inside...   read

 
 
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Acclaim opens beta on kung-fu MMO; it's really not horrible, I swear!

Repeatedly, developer after developer takes their swing at World of Warcraft, and so far, all of them have failed. First there was Everquest 2 (which was throttled soundly), then there was Dungeons and Dragons Online (which was pummeled wit...   read

 
 
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