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Shadowrun: Dragonfall
  Watch Video Shadowrun Returns was released last year after a successful Kickstarter campaign and seemed to please fans and backers alike. In our review, Fraser Brown commented on how the toolset provided with the game would provide plent...   read
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD has Eternal Calm, Last Mission

The perpetually not-here-yet Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD finally have a Japanese release date of December 26, along with a variety of buying options (bundled on PS3/Vita or separate on just the Vita). Meanwhile, we patiently wait. We do know...   read

 
 
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Nine-year-old girl Kickstarting game development

[Update: Due to some internet leg-work on the part of Reddit readers (and our own c-blogger Shinta), it has come to light that this campaign may not quite be what we see at face value on Kickstarter. According to several sources, it ha...   read

 
 
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PBS takes a look at modern '8-Bit' culture

The name of the video is The Evolution of 8-Bit Art, but don't let the title fool you. This video isn't about the "8-Bit" games of the modern era (like Mega Man 9, Mutant Mudds, VVVVVV, Lone Survivor, and many others). It's about the peopl...   read

 
 



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Before E3, Larian Studios announced Divinity: Original Sin, a return to the isometric roots of Divine Divinity after the third-person action RPG that was Divinity II. The team was on hand to demo the game, showcasing its new co-op dialog options, turn-based tactical combat, and bug-eyed skeletons with comical bombs strapped to their backs.  In case you were wondering, I'm all about it.   read
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Sexagenarian Madden fan proves being old and a gamer aren't mutually exclusive

I’ve been telling people forever that I’ll be playing videogames until the day I die. Of course, we all make promises to ourselves -- things we’re absolutely sure of at the time -- only to break them years later. I always ...   read

 
 
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The Workman Defense: Ohio Court repeals possibly retarded gamer's death sentence

This Wednesday the Ohio Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of Clifton White, a man convicted of killing three people. The reason the court overturned the death sentence? During White's trial he claimed to be mentally retarded, a cl...   read

 
 
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GameSpot freelancer quits over Gerstmann debacle

When Jeff Gerstmann was alledgedly fired from GameSpot for writing a damning review of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, the predictable happened: The Internet gaming community was in uproar for all of a few days and then promptly forgot about it...   read

 
 
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Reggie wants to win the Halos and get a slice of LittleBigPlanet

Reggie Fils-Aime, the ham n' mustard flavored Nintendo of America president is suitably happy with Nintendo's massive success as of late. Unlike other executives in the PR arena, however, the beloved beefburger boss can give credit where it...   read

 
 
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Hulking manlove: Koi Hime Musou brings the hard stuff

If there's one thing I've always wanted to rectify in general videogames coverage, it's the constant hetero-centric focus with female body parts. As a firm (and I mean firm) believer in balance and fair play, I feel it's high time we brough...   read

 
 
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New ESA president Michael Gallagher should do us proud

Washington Post's technology columnist Mike Musgrove called new ESA head Michael Gallagher to see if he would be up for a video game showdown, which was really an attempt to see if Gallagher knew his stuff.Apparently the telecom industry ve...   read

 
 
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Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution to conquer consoles and handhelds next year

Let’s just get this out of the way right now. I have a little bit of a platonic man crush on Sid Meier. His Civilization strategy games pretty much single-handedly started the whole concept of the “God Game” and, man, don&...   read

 
 
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Web MD: the Wiimote is actually a double-edged sword

We've all seen the videos on YouTube and read the stories. Injuries caused by overzealous game players getting hurt by way of the Wiimote are nothing new to any of us. However, getting your very own medical term coined after you just mi...   read

 
 
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Bioware co-founders talk Mass Effect

If you've been following the little known title called Mass Effect from the guys over at Bioware, then you no doubt have heard various things about the game -- namely that fitting it on a single DVD would be pretty much out of the quest...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto officially one of the 100 People That Shape Our World

I don’t know what the fine people of Los Angeles are waiting for. I have been staring out the window all morning waiting for the giant parade celebrating the greatness that is Miyamoto, but, alas, nothing. All I’ve seen are...   read

 
 
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You can take Snoop out of the ghetto, but...

Apparently paying double most families' yearly income for an hour of "performing" isn't enough to get a washed-up criminal / rapper to represent at a childrens charity event. I was going to write my version of what happene...   read

 
 
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Gamers, these are the people who you should base your lives around

In light of all the bad press video games have been receiving lately, it felt like the perfect time to bring to the attention of the media all the names in the gaming industry that have been using their position to help their community an...   read

 
 
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I can tell that school is already creeping have fellow colleagues trying to schedule their practices over my own when Ive had band camp in the books since BEFORE the end of the school year last This does not make for a happy

 
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Paris and Disneyland swag! The shirt is my favourite but I have a soft spot for the Woody

 
Dreamweaver

Question for the digital artists: so, what programs are you guys using? Ive only been using Autodesk Sketchbook Express since it came with my tablet, so maybe I should upgrade or something? I heard GIMP is a good one, but I didnt like Thoughts?

 
Torchman

CALLED ITS NOT GENERATIONS

 
Vadicta

So, despite my love for the Sonic franchise, I do have one omission to admit--I NEVER PLAYED SONIC

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I dont know much about music, but this Future Funk genre is pretty

 
TheAngriestCarp

So, as usual Ive waited until the last moment, but should I get Windows 10 while its still free? For context, I currently have a dedicated gaming PC running Win Should I be concerned about mandatory driver updates and all that data collection crap?

 
Lawman

$30 at Ironically incomplete, with no manual, and the case doesnt properly hold disc 1, but it has the cloth map, making of CD, a demo for Eternal Blue, and most of all, that sexy sexy sexy sexy Not a bad haul!

 
BigDoniel

So I finally went to a geek cafe, with actual PEOPLE and didnt instantly run Played a bit of Force of Will, which was pretty fun so Ill look more into Progress in my quest to stop being a hermit!

 
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One of these days I will match or exceed the 35 killstreak I got in the beta, but for now, this

 

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