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Get equipped with 'girl power' in Mega Man #19

After the the heart-wrenching Proto Man arc in the previous two issues, Archie's Mega Man shifts gears into bubblegum territory with a short tale all about the ladies. Roll takes center stage in issue #19, "Roll With It," also starring Kali...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Cave Story+ O'ween, Aban Hawkins update & more

[Update: Added a very special Halloween illustration by Nicalis artist Linzb0t.] Due to some technical issues, we may have some trouble getting you the full re-run of last Sunday's Sup, Holmes any time soon (though the podcast version is on...   read

 
 
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Deadly Premonition: the cult of split-personality

Deadly Premonition is, by far, one of the most polarizing videogames ever made. In fact, within the survival horror genre, it has won an official world record for its extreme split of critic opinion -- earning a 2/10 review score from IGN a...   read

 
 
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Xbox Live migration open to anyone, will become automated

Last week, Microsoft pleased me by finally announcing that Xbox Live users would be able to migrate their account territories (meaning I could, at last, change my European location to a North American one). However, the manual process, not ...   read

 
 
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Rebuilding Dante in DmC: Devil May Cry

DmC: Devil May Cry has been controversial to say the least. Ever since Capcom announced a new game, developed by Ninja Theory and starring a redesigned Dante, fans have been furious, declaring this a grand travesty of the highest ...   read

 
 
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Obsidian is free as a bird with its Kickstarter millions

Ever since Double Fine enjoyed massive success on Kickstarter, eager game developers from all corners have attempted to replicate the success. Hungry upstarts and old veterans alike have seen "crowdfunding" as a way to pursue passions in a ...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Archie is making a Sonic Underground epilogue

Do you guys remember the Justice League Unlimited episode "Epilogue"? It officially wrapped up the story of Terry McGinnis several years following the end of Batman Beyond, and it might be the best episode of JLU, hands down. Fan service at...   read

 
 
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Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages

The latest issues of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog have heavily focused on the shift in leadership of Sonic's home of New Mobotropolis over to the evil wizard Ixis Naugus. With a smooth tongue, he was able to take over the throne and convince...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Sonic ASR Transformed music preview

One of the greatest things about all these crossover titles and all-stars games is the chance to revisit some of the most memorable pieces of game music history and have it presented in a new light (nobody mention Turtles in Time Reshelled ...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Danica Patrick to guest star in Archie Sonic

I thought I was done with kart racers, but after playing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed at E3, I think I'm up for at least one more rodeo. It's extremely fun, easy to control, and more colorful than a bag of Jelly Bellies. Not to ...   read

 
 
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Banner Saga Factions announced, will arrive early Nov.

We haven't heard much about Kickstarter success Banner Saga over the past couple months, but developer Stoic has just come out with some big announcements. While Banner Saga Chapter 1 (a full game, not an episode) will arrive early 2013, St...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: ShiftyLook to launch Katamari webcomic

Nah naaaaaaa, na na na na na naaah na!  We've rolled up some exclusive news and details on ShiftyLook's newest webcomic, Katamari. Coming straight from the starry cosmos, and channeled through the pens of creative team Alex Culang and ...   read

 
 
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Phosphor talks Horn, mobile gaming, and touch controls

While many "hardcore" gamers continue to look down on mobile gaming, there are a number of studios who view it as a legitimate gaming platform, capable of the kind of "AAA" experiences we're used to. Phosphor Games is one of the front-runne...   read

 
 
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Horn's dev tackles the 'mobile replacing console' claims

Horn developer Phosphor Games won itself some enemies when it announced its new iOS game by saying mobile phones were "replacing" consoles. During an interview with game director Chip Sineni, we asked about the reaction to this statement, a...   read

 
 
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Bullet Run is out, go shoot people in the face for free!

Sony Online Entertainment's Bullet Run is out on PC this week. The free-to-play shooter takes place in a reality TV game show, with cameras set up all around levels and commentators calling the play-by-play throughout matches. Up to 20 peo...   read

 
 
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Take-Two's PS3 exclusive Agent is still coming...maybe

When asked about Agent, that one nebulous PS3 exlusive that may or may not exist, Take-Two's CEO Strauss Zelnick replied, "We haven't announced anything about that title." Zelnick then followed up with insisting that the game...   read

 
 
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James Gunn: Some sexism controversies are 'silly'

The videogame industry has had a fair few controversies pertaining to gender equality lately, with both Hitman: Absolution and Tomb Raider coming under heavy criticism for the way women have been used in their marketing. According to Lollip...   read

 
 
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Lollipop Chainsaw's James Gunn talks sexiness and sexism

Love it or hate it, Lollipop Chainsaw has opened the floor for some interesting discussions, especially with regards to its portrayal of women. Is it objectifying female game characters? Is it subverting that objectification? Ther...   read

 
 
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OUYA interview: Julie Uhrman tackles consoles & critics

The OUYA console has generated a lot of discussion in the week since it was unveiled, and no small amount of controversy to boot. The Android-powered system hoped to raise funds via Kickstarter and had its wish granted in a stunning amount ...   read

 
 
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Sonic Universe says, 'Make way for the Chaotix, son!'

"Maaaaaan, Mobius sure is boring around he-- *URK*!" While the upcoming Archie Sonic Universe story arc revolves Silver the Hedgehog and his Secret Freedom Fighters, the arc following that will star the OG gangsta crew, the Chaotix. The boy...   read

 
 
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Enter Proto Man: Mega Man #17 teaser sketches

There was another... who came before you... he was a hero and your brother and my son... He fought the darkness... the darkness won... This September, Archie will publish Mega Man #17, kicking off a new arc that officially introduces the Re...   read

 
 
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Spladow! It's an orgy of new Sonic comic compilations!

Over the past few years, Archie Comics has been doing a spectacular job of re-issuing old Sonic comics via compilation books. Not only do they help recent fans catch up on the series' long (and often obtuse and confusing) history, each book...   read

 
 
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Indie Game: The Movie's new credits put end to conflict

A bit of controversy between Fez creator Phil Fish's ex-business partner and indie documentary Indie Game: The Movie has been laid to rest today, one 3GB Steam update and subtle word change to an end-credits note later. Two days after IGTM'...   read

 
 
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Archie Sonic also getting love with a Comic-Con variant

Not to be outdone but that other blue upstart, Sonic is getting his own comic variant exclusive to the San Diego Comic-Con. Well, scratch that -- Sonic doesn't actually feature. The sketch variant that Archie is making available is Sonic Un...   read

 
 
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E3: Silent Hill: Book of Memories blown open (part 2)

In the first part of our massive E3 Silent Hill: Book of Memories interview with WayForward director Adam Tierny and Konami producer Tomm Hulett, we talked about the game's narrative premise, survival horror gameplay, and dungeon-crawl...   read

 
 
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