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Valve begins hyping something (HALF-LIFE 3 CONFIRMED OMG)

This past Saturday, Valve released a video featuring Portal 2 antagonist Wheatley. Unsurprisingly, the Internet descended upon it with icepicks and magnifying glasses, ready to take it apart and examine every frame for clues about Half-Life...

 
 
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Sony: If you care about games, you'll want a PS Vita

If you're a real gamer, Sony is calling you out! Sony executive Michael Denny has essentially challenged anybody who thinks they like videogames, claiming that if you care about them, you're going to want a PlayStation Vita.  "Our...

 
 
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Have some Zelda orchestra for your face

Alright, Skyrim had its time in the sun. Now to switch hype trains and get pumped for Skyward Sword! Fans who were unable to attend the 25th Anniversary Symphony will still be able to get their jam on with the special CD packed into all co...

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V trailer is LIVE from San Andreas

[Update: Here it is! BOOM! As you can see in the footage, we're going back to San Andreas. At least the Los Santos area, judging from the footage. Oh wowzer!] Grand Theft Auto V's debut trailer is happening today and we've got the video pl...

 
 
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PS3 firmware update 3.72 announced as Sony builds hype

The biggest release this week is undoubtedly a PS3 exclusive -- Firmware Update 3.72! Sony is so excited about this update -- which does nothing of value -- that it's announced its release ahead of time on the PlayStation Blog! "With this m...

 
 
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Call of Duty Elite rewards 'best community in the world'

Activision has said that Call of Duty has the best community of fans in the world, and that is why it's charging a subscription fee for Call of Duty Elite, the new optional service that will soon allow fans access to a variety of extras.&nb...

 
 
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Zelda Skyward Sword 'best example' of Nintendo innovation

King of all Badasses Reggie Fils-Aime has been talking up The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, confidently claiming that it shows off the best example of Nintendo-brand innovation.  "We continue to be distinctive based on the software a...

 
 
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Sony: Shift to 3D will be quicker than the shift to HDTV

Sony's firm belief in 3DTV as the future has been given a little extra cement by SCEE president Andrew House, who has restated the company's faith in the technology, and also noted that people will shift to 3D at a faster rate than HD was e...

 
 
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Molyneux: Kinect will spawn new controllers

Microsoft Game Studios boss and hyperbole master Peter Molyneux has warned against writing Kinect off so early. Despite it looking like a game that will do little more than on-rails shooters and dancing games, everybody's favorite hype merc...

 
 
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Pachter doesn't believe Kinect/Move shortages are real

Industry analyst and milk thief Michael Pachter has question claims that Kinect and PlayStation Move are in short supply. He believes instead that Microsoft and Sony are deliberately withholding units in order to keep up demand and drive th...

 
 
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MS: You better order Kinect by the end of the week

Microsoft is continuing the drive the Kinect hype train at full speed, attempting to cause consumer hysteria in time for the holidays. According to Xbox Live boss Don Mattrick, if you don't buy a Kinect before this week is over, then you wo...

 
 
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It's a Kinect for Xbox 360 launch coverage bonanza!

Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 is now officially available for purchase in North America, and that means our launch coverage has begun. We threw a slew of stories online all at once, but here's a handy guide in case you're looking to follo...

 
 
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Ballmer: Kinect is the Xbox 360's 'next generation'

The inside of Steve Ballmer's underpants glisten with pre-cum whenever he thinks about Kinect, if his latest statements were made with any degree of sincerity. The hyperactive Microsoft creature has declared that his company's motion sensin...

 
 
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Sony: Move feels better than a mouse & keyboard

The PC is considered the home of the real-time-strategy game, with the mouse and keyboard providing uncontested control of a battlefield. Sony, however, has other ideas, claiming instead that PlayStation Move has what it takes to supplant t...

 
 
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Ninja Theory didn't enjoy being a PS3 launch developer

Ninja Theory isn't in the spotlight as much as it used to be, and there's no denying that Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has less of a spotlight than Heavenly Sword did. According to the studio, however, this is a good thing. Without the pre...

 
 
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Electronic Arts: 3DS will 'sell like hotcakes'

If there's one thing I love about the 3DS, it's the giddy excitement that it seems to inspire from jaded writers and world-weary developers alike. Electronic Arts is the latest to radiate the hyperactive glee of a small child with a new toy...

 
 
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Street Fighter 4 producer has something big on the way

Guess what? A videogame developer is working on a videogame, and he's excited. Here's the part of the post that is news. Yoshinori Ono, producer of the Street Fighter 4 games, pitched a game to Capcom's head of Research and Development Keij...

 
 
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Guerrilla owns up to infamous Killzone 2 E3 trailer

In an interview for the recently announced Killzone 3, Guerrilla has sensed significant distance between now and 2005 in order to finally hold up its hands regarding the infamous Killzone 2 E3 trailer. In case you didn't know...

 
 
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Square Enix's history-changing, mindblowing announcement

Square Enix has spent the last week hyping up a massive announcement, and when we say hype, we mean it. The Japanese publisher went so far as to say that this announcement would alter the course of Japanese history. The almighty revelation,...

 
 
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E3 2010... here we come!

If you've been following me on Twitter, you may know that I'm making my home in Los Angeles this week for a weeklong Pre-E3 Game Critics event, as one of the judges for the show. The grueling five day marathon of meetings with the industry'...

 
 
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Brink AI allegedly indistinguishable from human players

We've heard countless boasts about powerful AI in videogames over the years, and they have always turned out to be total bunk. Nevertheless, Splash Damage has decided to convince us that one of gaming's most repeated lies is actually true t...

 
 
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Greenberg: Natal will sell 'millions and millions'

Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg isn't shy about his opinion when it comes to Project Natal. In fact, the company's attempt to grab a slice of the casual market is being hyped to the Moon, so much so that Greenberg believes it will sell millions...

 
 
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Saints Row 3 is 'mindblowing'

THQ doesn't mince its words. The publisher will be rolling out promotion for Saints Row 3 this year, and the hype has already started, with "mindblowing" being the watch-word for this upcoming sandbox sequel. Not that THQ wants to overstate...

 
 
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Valve: Portal 2 is our best game ever

Half-Life 2? Rubbish. Left 4 Dead? A stain on the history of videogames. Valve has declared that Portal 2 is its greatest triumph yet, even though it's not even finished. Speaking with 1UP, Gabe Newell stated that it's "pretty clear" to his...

 
 
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Sony: Heavy Rain will sell well, is totally unique

SCEA president Jack Tretton believes Heavy Rain will sell very well indeed. He also believes that Heavy Rain is completely new and unique, so maybe his opinions shouldn't be taken completely to heart.  "I spent 25 years in this industr...

 
 




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