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Jimpressions: Hunted: The Demon's Forge

One of the biggest surprises for me at PAX Prime was Bethesda's Hunted: The Demon's Forge. The game caught my eye only very recently, sparking an interest thanks to its modern fantasy aesthetic and elven boobs. Gameplay wise it's been ...

 
 
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2K Boston changes its name back to Irrational Games

2K Boston? Fughedaboutit. The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is now once again Irrational Games. Game Informer reports that the studio discovered that its original name carried weight with people, registered on some weird level. ...

 
 
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Def Leppard to be in a game

Fun fact: Def Leppard is not a cat. Fun Fact: Def Leppard is slated to star in a videogame.Reuters is reporting that the band has penned an agreement with Primary Wave -- an interesting move for two reasons: (a) no one under 60 cares about ...

 
 
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LBP: Water and Pirates DLC hitting December 22

It’s almost time to get wet in LittleBigPlanet. The oft-teased Water update and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" content are scheduled to hit PSN on December 22nd.We should add that these two bits are intertwined, a combined piece of D...

 
 
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Call of Pripyat gets dated (for real this time)

Last time we checked in, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat was given a release month: February. Seeing as how that announcement was sent out, what, less than a week ago, today's "news" that the exact North American launch date is February 2 i...

 
 
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Oh, the horror: This year's Spike VGAs won't have a host

While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't have it any othe...

 
 
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Skeleton confirmed for Tales of Monkey Island chapter 5

The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this -- a new MI ga...

 
 
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Roman Dirge hard at work on Vampire Puff Puff for iPhone

If you've never heard of Roman Dirge, you're about to. He's the creator of the brilliant comic book series, Lenore. Roman has been delighting the masses with his brand of spooky cuteness for years now, and he's about to grace the world of v...

 
 
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Square Enix set to work on the cinematics for Deus Ex 3

Eidos Montreal isn’t working on Deus Ex 3 alone. In a recent conversation with Edge, studio GM Stephane D’Astous revealed that Square Enix Tokyo is planning to handle the CGI cinematics for the upcoming follow-up to a bad game. ...

 
 
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Bioware probably developing an original IP

Shocker: Bioware might be developing an original IP.According to once-Bioware producer Daniel Roy’s Linked In profile, the studio was working on an “unreleased original IP” between the January 2008 and June 2009. Roy was a...

 
 
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Go Internet with PSP multiplayer: AdhocParty app hits

Late this afternoon, SCE made it possible to compete in Internet multiplayer matches while on the toilet. And it was as easy as offering US PSP owners a downloadable app that works around ad hoc functionality. The app is called adhocParty. ...

 
 
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Podtoid 125 records tonight: Butts, butts, butts

Senor Perrito del Burrito says: Anthony and Jim are not here this week. As such, tonight's episode of Podtoid will be hosted by one Aaron Linde, Esq. instead. Joining him will be Dr. Samit Sarkar, Warrior of the Arctic Brad Nicholson, and m...

 
 
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Jon Bon Jovi supports Courtney Love's Guitar Hero 5 rage

Last week we learned how Courtney Love is planning to sue Activision for turning Kurt Cobain's corpse into a performing monkey in Guitar Hero 5. For some reason, she has a problem with Activision forcing a likeness of her dead husband to pe...

 
 
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Do YOU believe in the teapot?

I received a very cryptic email from Raskulls developer Halfbrick Studios recently. It consisted of nothing but the above image and a message asking me if I believe in the teapot. The image features a teapot-shaped version of King, one of t...

 
 
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Snooker finally comes to the Wii in WSC Real 09

Now you may be asking yourself, "What the f*ck is Snooker?" That's a valid question, and the answer is that I have no idea. If I had to guess I'd say it's a knockoff candy bar, although it also kinda sounds like the word this Germ...

 
 
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Murder, She Wrote gets a game ... I don't know why!

Who comes up with this stuff? I can't believe someone sat there and thought, "You know what? 2009 is the right time to announce a Murder, She Wrote game." Regardless, somebody has and now we have to deal with it, along with the fi...

 
 
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Michael Jackson videogame in development 'for months'

Holy crap! A post about Michael Jackson on a videogame blog that is actually relevant to videogames! That makes a nice change, doesn't it? It's being reported that Michael Jackson, otherwise known as the world's first real Splicer, has a po...

 
 
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Design a Raskull contest over, a new Raskull appears

Upcoming XBLA platform racer Raskulls recently held a contest for fans to create their own Raskull character, the grand prize being that their creation would appear in the game itself. The competition is over, and a brand new character, a d...

 
 
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Raskulls finally gets a gameplay video, we jump on its bones

I think I finally figured out why Raskulls is so appealing me. The name, look and characters remind me of one of those affordable, miniature, collectible toy lines from the nineties. Monster in my Pocket, Mini Boglins, Bad Eggz, etc. You co...

 
 
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Halbrick introduces us to the rest of the Raskulls

When we revealed the previous batch of "Raskully Profiles" for Halfbrick's XBLA debut Raskulls, a number of posters demanded that we see less concept and more in-game material. Halfbrick listened, and has decided to get all remain...

 
 
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D'awwwwwr, the cutest Raskully Profiles yet

As you may have already gathered by now, I'm pretty excited for Raskulls, if only for the fact that the "Raskully Profiles" sent to us by developer Halfbrick are thoroughly adorable. This time around, we get three new profiles ins...

 
 
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Two new Raskulls appear, for duck's sake

Halfbrick has sent over two new character profiles for its upcoming puzzle platformer Raskulls. Last time we talked about this upcoming XBLA title, we were introduced to King and Dragon. Now we get a pop culture mainstay in the form of Pira...

 
 
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New Sacred 2 trailer involves skeleton face punching

[video]110256:665[/video] CDV kindly sent me over a new trailer for Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, involving one of my favorite things ever -- awesome skeletons. As a bonus, it also has the punching of skeleton faces, which just adds to the g...

 
 
 
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Sacred 2: RPG + German Fantasy Metal = Something?

[video]105137:427[/video] This trailer for Sacred 2 is the most amazingly epic thing I've seen all day, and also the most tragic. It's not every day that you get to see an in-game music video for a German "Fantasy Metal" band that...

 
 




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