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The transferable skills in gaming

Long gone are the days when playing computer games was seen as the reserve of teenagers or people with less "respectable" hobbies. People from all walks of life enjoy sitting down with their favourite console or indulging in some PC gaming,...

 
 
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Fair use for video games expanded in the US

Today, the United States Librarian of Congress defined more of what can be considered fair use across various forms of media and devices, including video games. The Librarian clarified that players are allowed to modify their copy of a game...

 
 
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Man who got an Xbox One early invited to launch event

It looks like things worked out for Swami, AKA the guy who got an Xbox One early and posted an unboxing video. Not long after detailing his experiences on Twitter, his system was banned from Xbox Live and his video was hit by a copyright c...

 
 
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Sundays with Sagat: Sexy meow meow Tetris meow

[Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.] What do Rod Stewart, the Gen-5 Pokemon starters, Tetris wall-decals, Albert Wiskers, Felicia from Darkstalkers, and com...

 
 
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E3 10: Slimmer Xbox 360 shipping now for $299

Microsoft just ended its conference on a high note. Don Mattrick showed off the new Xbox 360 hardware, and it's hella shiny. Here's what the slim 360 is packing: 250 GB hard drive, built-in 802.11n wi-fi, and it's supposed to be Kinect read...

 
 
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Videogames have no heart, claims Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis -- who became a household name after bringing The Lord of the Rings' Gollum to life -- has criticized games for having no heart. Serkis feels that with games becoming such a huge medium, their storytelling aspects aren't doing e...

 
 
 
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Oliver Stone vs. Gamespot in JFG

Remember cashwh0re? Our tribute to great ethics within the video game industry was unfortunately missed by the above video (blasphemy!) but I'll let it slide due to this short trailer's otherwise absolute brilliance. An anonymous awesome pe...

 
 
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Clive Barker calls Roger Ebert on his crap

Clive Barker was one of my literary heroes long before he entered the gaming universe. Rarely is such a perverse and twisted individual simultaneously intelligent and beautifully spoken, but Clive's no stranger to this mixture. Not one to t...

 
 
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Filthy upskirt action in PS3 golf game

The utter depravity of man consistently abhors me to the point of vomiting, I hope you all understand. I am sickened daily by perverse imagery that finds itself downloaded onto my hard drive through sheer magic and no conscious effort on my...

 
 
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The Feds target gaming pirates: walking the plank ensues

As a (not-so) friendly reminder that Uncle Sam still dislikes those that dance around the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, federal customs agents went to town on over 30 businesses and private residences on Wednesday, citing what t...

 
 
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Let boobs flounce free!

A recent FileFront editorial treats a topic near and dear to all our hearts -- boobs in video games. However, even though the article's author identifies himself as "someone who enjoys eye candy as much as the next man," he then t...

 
 
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Accidental brilliance in Grand Theft Auto: Episode 2

It finally happened; we took back the hood.Grove Street was on the up-and-up now, we rollin' high-style in the mansion with the fancy cars, cuttin' rap albums and livin' da life of a go-getta. CJ looked pimpin' in his tight ...

 
 
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Rumor: Midway withholds the games?

While looking around the web, the following blog by 1UP's Andrew Pfister caught my attention. It seems as if Midway was less than amused over the recent "lack of attention" that they've been getting from the guys at 1UP. S...

 
 




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Steel Squirrel

I was going through some old games today and realized I have two copies of Tenchu Wrath of Heaven for What do you do with extra copies of games? Will the PS5 play PS2 games? Should I even keep my PS2 games? Theres too much to think about

 
FakePlasticTree

Platinums upcoming Granblue Fantasy RPG is getting a Western I left the gameplay trailer showcased a while

 
ScionVyse

Welp, I guess Im not playing any games online I was using a mobile internet thing since it was my only option, but Rogers decided to halve my monthly usage with no price 55gb for 160 bucks a month? No fucking thank

 
Virtua Kazama

I think for Encore Mode, I should play the game normally first, then focus on Emeralds The Special Stages are more difficult than Mania Modes and I wont want to spend an entire episode getting them

 
WILFoftheblues

Have a Its rare Im not making a silly face in Here is one of the

 
Lex

Well, I just came home from a kids birthday so a fitting #Striptoid

 
JcDent

Since taking cities in Beyond Earth is a drag, I specialize in scorched

 
LinkSlayer64

So the place I work at has a Fabrication Lab that is currently free for the staff to make use As part of upgrading their computers, I learned to use a lot of the machines, and have done a bunch of fun Heres my More details

 
lordxmugen

If you have a heart, or youre having a bad day and you want to read something that will make you feel good, try Somali to Mori no Or Somali and the Forrest Probably one of the most heartwarming mangas Ive read in

 
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