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StarCraft II to have 3D implemented post release

While most people will be buying StarCraft II regardless of its ability to function in 3D those with 3D monitors and 3D glasses shouldn't have to wait too long to start playing the game in 3D. At a recent StarCraft II event in Korea (where ...

 
 
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1C Company brings screenshots of Theatre of War 2: Korea

You know, it's true, for every ten titles of World War II, there is maybe a couple modern fictional military shooters, four "pseudo-realistic" future titles, maybe a Desert Storm game, and if a publisher is feeling particularly adventurous,...

 
 
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Capcom financial report mentions 'Mega Man Online'

In its recent report to investors, Capcom has revealed that it's working with Neowiz Games Corporation to develop a title called Mega Man Online. The South Korea-based Neowiz corporation is best known for its work on "casual" online titles ...

 
 
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StarCraft match rigging scandal is SERIOUS business

You're familiar with that old trope, right? The one where a prize boxer agrees to "take a dive" in order for a mobster to win an illicit bet. Well, brace yourself for a real shocker ... not only does that clichéd plot devic...

 
 
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South Korea institutes midnight ban on MMOs

To address an ever-growing concern over online game addiction amongst children, the government of South Korea has put in place a ban on youths playing them past the witching hour. Underaged users who play in the wee hours will have their co...

 
 
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl gets Korean release date ... yes

We're not pulling your balls here. Nintendo seriously only just got around to planning the release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl in Korea. While we thought Europe and Australia had it bad with Nintendo's late release dates, Korean gamers have ...

 
 
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Baby starves to death while parents raise virtual child

A man and a woman have been arrested for letting their infant daughter starve to death while they raised a virtual child in the online game PRIUS. The Korean couple, known only as the Kims, returned home after a 12-hour gaming session at a ...

 
 
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Noooo! Pangya art director SeeD dies of illness

SeeD, the art director for the Pangya series of golf games, has passed away from an unnamed illness. The news first dropped on the Twitter feed of SeeD's friend, musical composer esti, who says that he'll write a memorial song for late frie...

 
 
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Square Enix sues FFVII Advent Children cosplayers for $325k

You think you're making a cool cosplay music video, and then Square Enix slaps you with a lawsuit, and you're forced to pay $325,000 for paying tribute (*cough*) to one of their properties.That's exactly what happened to Korean producer &ld...

 
 
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Destructoid Review: Pangya: Fantasy Golf

Imagine a golf game like, say, Hot Shots Golf, but with an over-the-top presentation and an RPG-ish layout and story. Oh, and have it starring a cast containing scantily clad girl pirates, huge-breasted military commanders, a cop with a bee...

 
 
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New Magnacarta 2 features an abundance of highlights

If you've still got a nasty taste in your mouth after 2004's Softmax-developed Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, it may be time to reconsider. Like the original, the prosaically-titled Magnacarta 2 doesn't have anything to do with the medieval B...

 
 
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Korean PSPs are huge, cover boobs

Mmmm, midriff. Apparently Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is "very hot" in Korea. Three new PSP bundles have been anounced for the country, and two of them contain Tekken 5. One of the bundles contains a White PSP, remote, and headpho...

 
 
 
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Teenager torches warehouse because he's rubbish at games

Some of us are content to throw our controllers or fling the disc across the room, but one Korean teen has dealt with his gaming frustration a little more .. . And by that I mean he burned a warehouse down. As is the done thing. The 15-year...

 
 
 
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Valkyrie Sky: The world's first MMO Shoot 'Em Up

Now here's a rather interesting title out of Korea that I'm 99.99% sure that we will never see here in the States. Valkyrie Sky is, as far as I can tell, the world's first cross over between the MMO and Shoot 'Em Up genre.  You can do...

 
 
 
 
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80 gigglebytez of PS3 confirmed

The rumors have finally been validated, for Sony have unveiled plans for an 80 gigabyte PS3 to hit stores in Korea on June 16. Retailing for the Korean equivalent of $556 (before tax), there has been nothing confirmed about a release in o...

 
 
 
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Everyone's a comedian ...

Ah April Fools… this is the time of year I like to create a tidy little list of what the rest of the web is up to today. And by rest of the web I mean Google, Blizzard, Bungie, and Team Xbox. Jump the click to get your Fool's on.

 
 
 




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