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Game-themed toys you can't afford: Left 4 Dead's Tank

Following Gaming Heads' Team Fortress 2 Heavy statue, another figure based on a Valve property approaches: the Tank from Left 4 Dead. Like its predecessor, this one is rad and mighty expensive. A cool $299.99 will get you this 15" polystone...   read

 
 
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Chuck E. Cheese's Kart Racing coming to Wii

That right there is a photo of me celebrating my 27th birthday at Chuck E. Cheese's. It was a depressing, miserable experience, watching children mindlessly pump tokens into ticket redemption scams so they could walk out the door with a pie...   read

 
 
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Buy the Kratos Fury Slurpee at 7-11, get free GoW III DLC

If you like videogames, you probably visit 7-11 fairly often -- or so Sony and 7-11 hope, anyway. Ad Age reports that the companies have joined with Mountain Dew, the nectar of the gods as far as gamers are concerned, to put together a majo...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIII bringing e-commerce to sci-fantasy

[As posted on Japanator] Many RPGs claim to be based in some kind of high-technology science fiction-y setting, but are surprisingly devoid of the things that would likely make up a real-life future. Some RPG folks still use swords in the f...   read

 
 
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Happy birthday to Goozex, they turn two today!

Goozex sure has grown up before our eyes. Whenever there was a sighting of Bargain Bin Laden, Goozex was there with the game on the cheap. It's a service I love and cherish, and I'm glad to see that the site is going strong as ever. If you'...   read

 
 
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Arsenal FC-branded controllers coming your way, courtesy of Mad Catz

As an American, I know very little about soccer (for simplicity’s sake, that’s what I’m going to call it). Most of my closest friends played the sport when they were kids — even the uncoordinated nerds — but I ...   read

 
 
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Coolmasters new CMX cases make gamers drool

In the PC gaming world, there are about a million choices on what case to buy. Do you buy a store bought PC? Not me. Do you build it? Of course. Do you cut and slave to mod out your own case so that you have something original? Well ... it ...   read

 
 
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Japan puts the 'rampant consumerism' back in Christmas with Pokemon decorations

Courtesy of Siliconera we bring you that picture above from (where else?) the Land of the Rising Sun.Yes, it's funny that Pokémon are so famous, and Piplup is adorable, but I think the real point here is how utterly ironic this whole...   read

 
 
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Unreal Tournament 3 plot teaser ... Unreal Tournament 3 has a plot?

Recently we've had a string of strikingly original FPS games. BioShock introduced a whole generation of gamers to Objectivist theory, and Portal taught even the most jaded of us that finding true love is a close as the nearest inanimate c...   read

 
 
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G8brand brings it on with daring new apparel for gamers

I've seen enough cheesy gamer shirts to last me a lifetime. That's why a company like G8 catches my attention by taking a different type of approach. The concept here is both brand-aware and dynamic - a more understated look for some styles...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil: Extinction trailer: NEMESIS RULES BARTER TOWN!

It would be redundant of me to go over the entire history of game-to-movie adaptations to prove to each of you mathematically why this movie will suck, but I find it interesting that film companies are demonstrating a new strategy in orde...   read

 
 
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Marks and Spencer to the Xbox 360: Do not want!

To be honest, Marks & Spencer is known more for giving upper class wannabes a place to shop than providing gaming hardware, but its recent decision to decline sale of the Xbox 360 can be nothing but a damaging blow to Microsoft's alread...   read

 
 
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South Korea taxing virtual assets, the dreams of children and rainbows

In an effort to make every one of William Gibson's predictions come true, South Korea has instituted a tax on the sale of virtual goods. Companies like IGE have managed to promote virtual item and currency sales into a cottage industry...   read

 
 
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Geometry Wars Galaxies on the Wii looks kinda sorta just like Geometry Wars

Vivendi has released some new screens of the Wii's new killer-app, Geometry Wars Galaxies, and there's definitely a few things to note if you're paying attention.  First of all, it pretty much looks like Geometry Wars as it...   read

 
 
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Hitman the movie the trailer; originality is the new pink

Hitman, the game, explicitly promotes murder as a means to one's own ends, and as such likely drives parent's groups, Jack Thompson and anyone else inclined to affix scarlet typeface to the misfits of society into the sort of froth...   read

 
 
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Squenix Online Store opens US branch, in response, America opens a Starbucks

Square-Enix is a company waist-deep in adorable mascots and eyeball-deep in Japanese folk who, instead of eyeballs, have constantly rotating, glowing dollar signs (yen signs?). As such, the good folks at the Squenix Maibatsu have decided to...   read

 
 
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