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Review: Shadowrun: Dragonfall

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 plenty of content in...   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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E3: First look at Divinity: Original Sin

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 op...   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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Scrustle

I thought of a thing, so I drew

 
TheLimoMaker

I dont understand: Why assume that TLoU2 wont have a good story because Joel/Ellie are in it? The creative director was working on their story since he was in college and his ability to tell his story in the first game should give you faith at

 
Silver Luso

Calling it now: TLOU2 is pulling an Joel and ellie nay be in the game, but as a relatively minor To make room for a better

 
Malthor

The photography feature of FF XV is all over the place and I love Sometimes you get great combat or scenery shots, sometimes you get

 
Zaboru

I found downloads for the Gundam AGE and Build Fighters OSTs yesterday and Im happy about Now I can listen to them while playing Overwatch! So heres something from AGE, which has one of the best OSTs in the

 
SuperMonk4Ever

I am pumped to see the rest of the roster for MvCI! I know it already has some controversial choices such as 2v2, no assists and a 24 character roster but Im still Not as excited as I am for Injustice 2 but I know I am in the minority

 
BigDoniel

My original order of FFXV finally arrived yesterday, so do I tell Amazon and cancel the refund since I was told the game was missing, or return the game to the store I bought the second copy from to essentially get FFXV for free? Good/bad karma choice!

 
Shinkz

Ive already downloaded over 700 GB of stuff in the last 30 Whats another 25 for Let It Die? Im sure my ISP wont Right?

 
Gmana

Made the amazing decision to wake up at 4 AM and try to wait outside TRU for an NES Classic and whatever a Hatchimal is (for a work There were already 70 people in line, so we laughed at them, cried at ourselves, and went grocery shopping instead

 
Zer0t0nin

I think I just the-discovered the most the-obnoxious thing in video the-games this the-year

 

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