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Gameloft's first quarter sales up 7%

Ever since getting my iPod Touch, I've become a huge fan of Gameloft. The French studio specializes in bringing console-style games to downloadable handheld platforms such as iTunes, PSN and DSiWare. They're a pretty rad company, so it's gr...   read

 
 
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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger landing on the PC in France

For those out there who are PC gamers and also fighting fans you might want to gather everything you own and move to France. The French publisher of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, Tradewest Games SAS, is releasing the game not only on the 360 ...   read

 
 
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French tramp game enrages homeless charities

A new Internet game is taking France by storm, but upsetting everybody else. Clodogame (translated simply as Trampgame) is a transient simulator in which players start off as a penniless street bum and must work their way up the food chain ...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Silicon Knights making Sirens in the Maelstrom

As we discussed last week, genius supercompany Silicon Knights has been looking for a new game to followup the critical acclaim and genre-defining success of Too Human. While it was believed that this meant Too Human 2: Look Who's Too Human...   read

 
 
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Prince of Persia sidekick revealed, now with tasteful cleavage

If you're itching for information on the new Prince of Persia title, then the second "speed art" trailer might keep you satisfied until the Ubidays event next week. J-C Guyot, creative lead for the new title, introduces Elika, the...   read

 
 
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 for Xbox 360 and PS3

Yesterday we brought word that yes, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is in preproduction and waiting for a green light from Ubisoft. The French magazine in which creator Michael Ancel was interviewed also brings to light the game's intended platfor...   read

 
 
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9/11 game whips up a storm: Because y'know, that wasn't likely to happen

A French Web site released a game on the Internet called New York Defender several years ago, a so-called satirical game in which you get a chance to "fight back" by shooting at a multitude of planes before they hit the Twin Tower...   read

 
 
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New Dreamcast game hits in 2008: your VMU craves blood

The Dreamcast is dead. The American public drove a stake through its heart, Sony decapitated it, and Sega stuffed its mouth full of garlic. As we watched it burst into flames six years ago, I had a feeling we hadn't seen the last of it an...   read

 
 
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PlayStation 3 price cut by Christmas? France seems to think so

The rumors about a PS3 price cut just won't die, and now French newspaper Les Echos has added further fuel to the fire, according to AFP. In actuality, it's pretty much being reported as fact that the PS3's 40GB model is going to receive a ...   read

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: The French team preserving gaming history for the future

"Dave, you've got to get over to Hall 5. There are some guys over there who've got every console ever on free play.""Every console ever?""And a couple of arcade cabinets. And the consoles are all set up on the origi...   read

 
 
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, from Michel Gagn, just looks lovely

 From the French artist and animator who brought us Insanely Twisted Rabbits and the Saga of Rex comes this preview for his newest project, an indie shooter due out in 2008.  No word yet on what platform this will rock, and I'm fr...   read

 
 
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Adventure is not dead: So Blonde impressions

Now that you’ve read all about Wizarbox, take a look at their first game, a point-and-click adventure game titled So Blonde. Wizarbox has an impressive set of credentials for a start-up company, and hopes to bring some of that experie...   read

 
 
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Adventure is not dead: Wizarbox on point and click

Chances are, you've unwittingly played a Wizarbox game before, even if you've never heard of them. Actually, I should clarify -- you've probably played a game that Wizarbox has worked on, and you've never heard of them. You see, Wizarbox ...   read

 
 
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Electronic Sports World Cup 2007

The fifth Electronic Sports World Cup (Mondial du Gaming in French; anglicanisms fail) is being held this weekend in Paris, France, at the fabled Parc des Expositions at Porte de Versailles. In keeping with the theme of "expo...   read

 
 
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Cristophe Gans set to direct an Onimovie

Remember the Silent Hill movie? Remember how the first three quarters of it were actually somewhat decent? Well, Christophe Gans, the director of one of the only video game movies not to be complete garbage, is all set to try his hand at a ...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Bros. page on the way

A little click here will take your wretched carcass over to the soon-to-launch official site for Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the much anticipated Wii sequel to the popular Nintendo themed violence party. I'm very easily confused, so I don&...   read

 
 
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A real life WWII RTS ... how future wars will be handled

The Internet/gaming generation will one day fully consume this world. And, when and if that happens, I believe we all will be witnessing a ROFL Copter fly by our window or Wahmbulance roll down the street as haxorz overtake our resources ...   read

 
 
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Fresh Mario Strikers video: Yet another reason to hate the French

How odd is it that after mentioning yesterday that I actually like Mario Strikers and was looking forward to its Wii release that such an "exclusive" new video would come out today? Freaky man, freaky. If you're excited abo...   read

 
 
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French RE4 ad redefines the meaning of "dude, that's a zombie's boob!"

Yeah ...I'm not even sure what to say about the above ad. It's like everything awesome and pure in the world has been torn away and we are left staring at the cold, bleak darkness within the soul of a murderer. None of us will eve...   read

 
 
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New Crisis Core scans will make you wish you owned a beret

Straight from the mustachioed mouths of Jeux-France come some new Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core scans, courtesy of Famitsu and Dengeki Playstation. Check out some of Niero's handiwork for a few older scans from earlier this month. New...   read

 
 
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France offers tax credits on games, giving Jack Thompson le finger

Days like today make me wish I was a Frenchman. Not just for the slutty women or the ability to smoke in and around preschools, but also because France is one of the few countries that truly understands video games. On Thursday, the French ...   read

 
 
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