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Videogames now accused of giving children cancer

British tabloid the Mirror has decided to try something a little different. With its peers implicating videogames in school shootings, this particular rag has a new approach -- blaming games for giving kids cancer.  Interestingly,...   read

 
 
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Connecticut town physically destroying violent videogames

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, yet more rudderless speculators have seized upon the opportunity to blame violent videogames, because that'll always be easier than trying to solve actual problems. So it is that one town's off...   read

 
 


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Black Isle needs a Kickstarter to Kickstart a Kickstarter

On this day, the concept of crowd-funded gaming has finally reached farce status, with a ridiculous proposition from Black Isle Studios. First off, the studio wants your money to become a studio, at which point it will ask for more to ...   read

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors implicated in school shooting

As if the circular blame game surrounding violent crime wasn't bad enough, one particular British tabloid has decided to implicate Dynasty Warriors in the Adam Lanza school shooting. Yes, we've moved on from Mass Effect and are onto a game ...   read

 
 
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Silent Hill HD Collection patch canceled on Xbox 360

Good news: Silent Hill HD Collection has been patched following reports of frankly grotesque problems with the unfinished code.  Bad news: This patch will only be available to PlayStation 3 customers. If you bought the Xbox 360 version...   read

 
 
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New game invites players to beat up Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian is a name that many gamers really weren't familiar with before she became the latest gamer harassment target. Now she's everywhere, and her controversial opinions have led to things like this -- a game in which players are ...   read

 
 
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Kickstarter project leads to harassment and threats

In today's episode of "What the Hell, Gamers?" the creator of a Kickstarter project has become the target of harassment after planning to make a video series exploring female stereotypes in videogames. The abuse includes threats of death an...   read

 
 
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EA selling a $100 DLC car in Need for Speed World

Usually I get angry or dismayed when one of Electronic Arts' shenanigans come to light, but when it comes to the downloadable content for Need for Speed World, I can't help but laugh. The free-to-play PC racer is offering cars for cash, and...   read

 
 
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EA's new Theme Park game is a rotten scam

Electronic Arts is resurrecting Theme Park on iOS, but if you think that's Bullfrog's charming little simulation game has returned, you're in for a sour awakening. EA has made it a "freemium" game, which wouldn't be so bad if the concept of...   read

 
 
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Oh, EA: Subscription charges added to Tetris mobile app

Oh, EA! What have you cheeky scamps gone and done now? It would seem you've added a subscription service to a Tetris app of all things. Now why would you go and do something as positively zany as that? Electronic Arts has released a new ver...   read

 
 
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Cliffy B 'upset' by hateful 8/10 Gears of War 3 reviews

With any other videogame, scoring an 8/10 would be considered glowing praise. According to Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, however, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, according to him, anybody who dares give Gears of War 3 a sc...   read

 
 
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Max Payne 3 potentially cost $105 million to develop

When all is said and done, it is quite possible that Rockstar will have spent roughly $105 million to develop its oft-delayed Max Payne 3. Worded differently, the game will have to sell around four million units just to make back the initia...   read

 
 
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EA: Call of Duty will be dead in three years

As if to confirm everything Activision said about it last week, Electronic Arts is back with yet more petty sniping. After Eric Hirshberg last week said EA's mudslinging was bad for the industry, EA has retorted with mocking tones, claiming...   read

 
 
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Destructoid wants your balls in Ms. Splosion Man pinball

Do you know how long we've been wanting to talk about this?  I swear it's like a walking around with grenades in your shorts!  I'm so ridiculously excited to announce today that Mr. Destructoid is in Pinball FX2 on the Xbox 360! &...   read

 
 
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Transformers producer to co-develop Space Invaders film

A big-screen adaptation of-- WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!? 'Space Invaders' Video Game Headed to Big Screen (Exclusive) [The Hollywood Reporter]   read

 
 
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Prototype 2 has a Father's Day message for you

I promised myself that if the powers that be continued pumping out Prototype 2-themed cards for every single holiday, I'd make sure we posted them all. And, it looks like they're actually following through. F*ck! So here you are, fathers ev...   read

 
 
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Electronic Arts planning 'platform exclusives' on Origin

Following news that Crysis 2 was yanked from Steam, Electronic Arts publisher has confirmed that yet more exclusives are planned for its proprietary digital download service. Ladies and gentlemen, the PC equivalent of the console wars is ab...   read

 
 
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Bethesda confirms Brink site hacked, personal info risked

Bethesda has confirmed that sites connected to the recently released Brink have been hacked into and that personal info has been compromised. No financial data was stores on them, so you only have to worry about your emails and passwords.&n...   read

 
 
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Nyanicorn is exactly what you think it is

Not tired of Nyan cat yet? Here is a Nyan cat game for you! It's not exactly "new" but it's the first I've seen of it, and that's what counts. It's a dodgy version of Robot Unicorn Attack with Nyan cat -- hence Nyanicorn -- who does things ...   read

 
 
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Another Sony site hacked, this time in Canada

Oh for fu ...  I don't even know what to say anymore. In the wake of the PSN, a Japanese ISP, and several websites, we've got word that Sony has been hacked in yet another realm, with Sony Ericsson Canada's online store getting broken ...   read

 
 
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Hackers continue to attack Sony, start stealing money

As Sony continues to rebuild the PlayStation Network and its related services, there comes grim news from Japan which indicates that this whole situation is far from over. Hackers recently cracked into the Sony-run Internet service provider...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex sites hacked, 80,000 registered users at risk

Oh for f*ck's sake.  Hackers have apparently decided to lay off Sony for bit, picking a new and unlikely target. The websites for Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos have recently been attacked, with the personal data of 80,000 registe...   read

 
 
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Dtoid Show YouTube comment of the month

"Nice video!! You think you can make a other video but this time kick him with heels on?" -Ballbuster90       read

 
 
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NPD acts wankish, blocks media from seeing sales figures

The videogame industry is utterly f*cking stupid when it comes to secrecy, and nowhere has that become more apparent than with the NPD. For those who don't know, the NPD collects sales data of videogames and consoles in North America. It's ...   read

 
 
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Samurai Warriors Chronicles trailer

Where there is a new system, there is a new Warriors game, and Tecmo Koei is on hand with a trailer for its first 3DS hack n' slasher, Samurai Warriors Chronicles. You can expect the usual cavalcade of Eastern Medieval button-mashing, but ...   read

 
 


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