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Sony screws over man after deeming his first name offensive

Jihad Al Mofadda, a 26-year-old from Saudi Arabia, has played under the PlayStation Network handle "iJihad" for seven years. Earlier this month he was met with a sudden, permanent ban on his account, as Al Mofadda chronicles on Reddit. Al M...

 
 
 
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Nexon and EA partner up to bring Titanfall Online to Asia

Electronic Arts has teamed up with Nexon to bring a free-to-play version of Titanfall to Asia. Details are scant, but we do know it'll be available on PC and called, unsurprisingly, Titanfall Online. Talking to IGN, Nexon president and CEO ...

 
 
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Sony to shutter PlayStation Home in Japan and Asia

PlayStation Home is being snuffed out in Japan and the rest of Asia next year. SCEJA will no longer sell virtual items for the service after September 24, and will close Home's doors for good in March 2015. Speaking with Game Informer, a Pl...

 
 
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CES expands to Asia with a new tradeshow in Shanghai

The Consumer Electronic Show is one of my favorite events. It was Destructoid's very first trade show, and we've been back every year we've been in business. While not necessarily a videogame trade show, it still brings us big gaming news. ...

 
 
 
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PS4 dated, priced in Korea, Hong Kong -- all before Japan

The PS4 will be launching in South East Asia -- Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea -- on December 17. Meanwhile, Japan is still waiting until February 22, 2014. My guess is that, after the Vita's launch, Sony wanted ...

 
 
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South Korea suspects North attacking it with free games

The South Korean National Police Agency is warning internet users of free game downloads that could potentially be developed by insidious North Koreans waging cyber wars. Arirang News reports. The police allege free game software developed ...

 
 
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Tokyo Game Show indie showing: A good start

The new indie section of Tokyo Game Show was a breath of fresh air. Literally! CESA opened up a new hall this year for the public days of the show, adding a fair bit more room for exhibits and attractions. Starting on the first public day, ...

 
 
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Ubisoft's Southeast Asian outpost, Ubisoft Singapore

The sweltering, tropical city-state of Singapore is home to one of Ubisoft's branch studios, Ubisoft Singapore. This is the studio behind the naval combat segments of Assassin's Creed III, and those went over so well that they're now w...

 
 
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Xbox One coming to 'select markets' in Asia in 2014

WSJ reports that gamers in Asia won't see Xbox One until late in 2014. Alan Bowman, regional vice president of sales in Asia, said that the system will come to select markets: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and South Korea. Notice tha...

 
 
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SmileGate developing Marvel MOBA for Asia

You're already dreaming up the possibilities, aren't you? A multiplayer online battle arena game centered around Marvel characters sounds too good to be true -- and perhaps it is -- but it's happening. Disney Interactive has tasked Korean d...

 
 
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Hong Kong: The city that defined console generations

With support from our partner, Intel, we're exploring how technology is evolving and improving the gaming experience. The company's goal is to develop tools that, in the right hands, allow us to play new and exciting games. Hong Kong is a p...

 
 
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Asia Game Show beats out TGS, gamescom in attendance

gamescom 2011 attendance: 275,000 Tokyo Game Show 2011 attendance: 222,668 (largest attendance on record!) Asia Game Show 2011 attendance: 472,000 Folks, we have a winner! The Asia Game Show, held in Hong Kong over Christmas, broke records,...

 
 




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Flegma

I *know* I should be working on my retro game project instead of playing games, and for some reason Im keeping up with Tesla vs Lovecraft, now with 800k score broken in survival Why? Because Im lazy and Also, 700 qtoids

 
Forsaken Knight

Going to visit my sister and her kids The presents I picked up for them came I still have to pick up BotW to go with the guide, and I can’t wait to see the looks on their faces!

 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

I just read a story where Garfield invents Facebook for Mark Zuckerberg and Mark Zuckerberg steals and then Garfield has to fight Mark Zuckerberg who is in a Apache Attack

 
taterchimp

Dota has a compendium that lets you get cosmetics with You can tip anyone in your game points, Pros are now tipping their opponents when they kill them, and that is just hilarious

 
Kerrik52

We had a presentation by one of the coders who worked on Unravel at He said that EA outsourced the certification testing to Eastern Europe and even bribed Sony to get past em He was also sad that it was on Origin and not

 
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Shoggoth2588

I didnt realize it until yesterday but I never did one of my Shoggy Looks at Persona in about an hour or two theres going to be a CBlog popping up about my thoughts on Xenoblade Chronicles

 
Rico the Penguin

Reading ZombieCorps story like This sounds like then I get a few comments down and see LAPD and If you can avoid living here Id recommend it to anyone Not that it ends up being an option for most who need a :p

 
dephoenix

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
WILFoftheblues

Tomorrow is the big day! First total knee replacement surgery happens at So, which one if you bitches are going to send me flowers? *****crickets*****

 
 

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