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Red Faction B.E.A.S.T revealed as canceled Wii project

Do you know what happens to Wii games that have a chance of being neat? They usually disappear, unfortunately. Such is the fate of Red Faction B.E.A.S.T, an interesting looking action game for the Wii that THQ has sadly canned. The above ...

 
 
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WildTangent: consoles dead by 2020, PC to reign supreme

According to the Seattle Post Intelligence, Wild Tangent’s chief executive Alex St. John thinks that consoles will be “extinct” by 2020. His substantiations for the claims are almost as silly as his prediction of the end o...

 
 
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'Videogames are a luxury' says Katamari creator

I'll be the first to admit that it's easy to lose perspective when you spend days writing about, talking about, and finally playing video games. Katamari Damacy's creator Keita Takahashi hasn't lost sight of anything, and he used his keynot...

 
 
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'Mean' Gene Okerlund gets off on videogames

Here's a little slice of gold from wrestling site Stained Mat. Veteran professional wrestling announcer 'Mean' Gene Okerlund is shown here in his days with WCW, promoting some of the defunct company's old PlayStation games. Most notable for...

 
 
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Another one bites the dust: Nintendo Power ready to die?

Word on the street is, there have been quite a few layoffs at the offices of everyone's favorite '80s mag, Nintendo Power. Employees there are being told to "look for new work by September of this year," which could mean a...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Vanguard is tanking

Speaking of MMO's, Colette, have I got a story for you! If I may speak bluntly, and I shall, it seems as no surprise that SOE's Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is not doing well. Or in their words: "...right now Vanguard is doing de...

 
 
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Top 10 games that vanished into thin air

Forget Carmen Sandiego, I wanna know whatever happened to some of my favorite games of yesteryear. ScrewAttack's latest list, the “Top 10 big names that fell off,” raises the nostalgia meter by counting down games that wen...

 
 
 
 
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Where have all the spaceships gone?

When did you last play a space shooter? Better yet, if you're under the age of 20, have you ever played a space shooter? Back when it was a popular genre, we used to run to the local 7-11 with a fistful of mom's laundry money, eager...

 
 
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Dtoid book review: jPod

While strolling through my friendly neighborhood coporate bookstore, I caught a glimpse of a book with silly Lego people on the cover. How weird. Not wanting to drop 30 bones on a book of questionable quality, and finding no paperback count...

 
 
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Karma: It's a bitch for PS3 scalpers

Possibly the most feel-good story of the year, it seems that the dirty ingrates who wanted to buy up PlayStation 3s simply to resell them at higher prices are getting the shaft. Oh God, do I wish I could be there in person to soak in their ...

 
 
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Bob Ross rises from the grave to bring Wii game

Finally, after all the skeptics and naysayers, the proof of God is at last upon us: the Bob Ross Wii game will be a reality! According to the people who handle that Bob Ross mega-franchise, the greatest game known to man will grace the Wii ...

 
 
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Gaming mags continue long march toward extinction

Not long after Ziff Davis announced they were canning OPM, now Future Publishing (Edge, Next-Gen.biz, OXM, etc.) has said they have suffered $95.6 million in losses. Ouch. Look out how the corporate head spins the news:"It is clear w...

 
 




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Alphadeus

The Traveling Merchants (2017) - Written in the late 90s, originally called Lair of the The name was changed because I feel Gypsy is a bad word Or was it always, and no one was nice enough to warn me? =p The new name is better,

 
homeoftheghouls

This is absolutely I got it from a very nice co-worker who is an avid Oh! Its my 700th I just want to say that I love this place, especially because of its community and how weird it Thank you to everyone for being

 
whatsacow

Well, its my new album a

 
yomiura

I am out of idea for a new

 
whatsacow

Well, 5 hours into the Evil Within 2 and its probably GOTY for me, and if it keeps this momentum up it might top Resi 4 for

 
Serethyn

Really looking forward to a brand-new Science Adventure!

 
JcDent

Lancasters are beautiful,

 
Flegma

FEW gets the Japanese voice pack as a free download -- Ill pass, I got better use for the remaining storage I have left on

 
Flegma

#OkändOnsdag Knightmare 2: Maze of Galious (Konami, 1987) is a metroidvania that was an inspiration to a popular Japanese indie freeware metroidvania in No, not Cave Story (Studio Pixel, 2004), the other (YT video by MSX2PLUS)

 
GiantTabby

My 3-year old niece beat Monument I only helped her a couple of times, but it was only to teach her the The rest she finished on her own! Im proud of her and want to nurture that problem-solving brain of

 
 

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