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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

When there's a new movie on the horizon, Activision's usually on call to bring us the obligatory videogame tie-in. As is the creed of the obligatory videogame tie-in, the product is rushed, slapdash, visually unimpressive, and interactively...   read

 
 
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Bruce Campbell gets extreme in The Amazing Spider-Man

Will The Amazing Spider-Man be a good videogame? Well, it's a licensed game made to coincide with an upcoming blockbuster, and Beenox is making it. Draw your own conclusions.  Good or bad, however, everybody's favorite actor Bruce Cam...   read

 
 
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Harry Potter for Kinect announced (that's its name!)

Remember a long while back, when Harry Potter was showcased for Kinect? No? Hardly surprising, since it looked like every other Kinect game. Well, it seems as if we're going to get the on-rails, arm-flapping, licensed cash-in of our dreams ...   read

 
 
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Activision to publish Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse

Activision and Fox announced today the impending arrival of a new Family Guy game. Inspired by the season 8 premiere episode, "Road to the Multiverse," Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is currently in development for unspecified...   read

 
 
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OH MY GLOB! WayForward is making Adventure Time for DS!

I'VE SOILED MY TUNIC! COMPLETELY BY CHOICE! That's right! You heard me! WayForward will be making a game based on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, and I couldn't possibly be any happier! This is, like, the perfect marriage ever! Series cre...   read

 
 
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New trailer for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock

I'm still waiting for a really good Doctor Who game. The BBC-produced episodic adventure game released last year does not qualify, as far as I'm concerned, but there's hope for The Eternity Clock. Due out next month, we can see f...   read

 
 
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Reminder: Alvin and Chipmunks here to kill my childhood

Here's a little video reminder that Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is coming to theaters and that there is a game based on said violation of nostalgia. Said game is available in stores now. It's particularly egregious in the cas...   read

 
 
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Review: NCIS

After the drop in quality between 2009's CSI: Deadly Intent with its crazy cases and the plain mediocre CSI: Fatal Conspiracy in 2010, it appears Ubisoft has moved development of the similar and new NCIS game from Telltale Games to its in-h...   read

 
 
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Review: The War of the Worlds

In 1898, H.G. Wells published a tale of invaders from another world, descending upon Earth's cities with a terrible force. The War of the Worlds has been adapted into every form of media since that time, including a couple of videogames. Th...   read

 
 
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Review: The Adventures of Tintin

Ah yes, the movie games. For every G-Force there is a Thor. For every Rango you have a Megamind: Ultimate Showdown, and for every Captain America a James Cameron's Avatar: The Game. Like that last one, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret o...   read

 
 
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War of the Worlds set to hit XBLA October 26th

Other Ocean recently announced through their Facebook page that their upcoming Patrick Stewart-narrated sidescrolling adventure, The War of the Worlds, will be hitting the Xbox Live Arcade on October 26th. PlayStation 3 and PC players will ...   read

 
 
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Here come the MIBs; Third film means new game coming

Activision has announced today that they will be publishing a new Men In Black game to coincide with the release of the upcoming Men in Black III this spring. The press release states that the title will release on, "consoles and ...   read

 
 
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More War of the Worlds footage to gawk at lovingly

Here we have the latest trailer for War of the Worlds. Once again, it's narrated by Patrick Stewart, so I know you'll watch it. He ruminates on how tiny we must look to Martians. It's all very excellent. I want to play this. The visuals wi...   read

 
 
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Spongebob will never stop rolling

SpongeBob and THQ have had a scarily successful career in the realm of videogames, and their reign of yellow terror shall continue with SpongeBob’s Surf & Skate Roadtrip on November 8th.  If you can't tell, the game will invo...   read

 
 
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There's a Puss In my Boot in my game

Some of you may not know that they're making a Puss in Boots movie, and a coinciding video game will release alongside it. THQ has announced that they're working on the licensed title, and it will be a motion-controlled title. That means we...   read

 
 
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DreamWorks Super Star Kartz is a real game

You would be forgiven for thinking that we, as a society, were past the days of random franchises getting kart racers. Activision has announced DreamWorks Super Star Kartz for enough systems to blot out the sun: DS, 3DS, Wii, PlayStation 3,...   read

 
 
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New 3DS games: Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America

Both Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America: Super Soldier were announced as new 3DS titles by Sega today. Both games were released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo DS earlier this year, and now they're going 3D p...   read

 
 
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Rambo videogame in development for PC and consoles

In a case of stunning relevance, it has become known that a Rambo game is in development for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. A real one, not a joke or anything. Reef Entertainment recently nabbed the rights and can now make multiple games. Good f...   read

 
 
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon almost here

And now, a launch trailer for Transformers: Dark of the Moon. There is a fight which has just begun. some new evil has arisen. You get the general idea. This is likely going to be a pretty cool game if you're into the plot established by t...   read

 
 
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Live Show: Tron: Evolution ends tonight on Backlog!

Nothing like a nice, quick licensed game to cleanse the palette. We've been playing Tron: Evolution on Backlog for the last couple of nights and we're going to wrap things up this evening. It's clearly a short game if I can manage to f...   read

 
 
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How two studios are approaching Thor: God of Thunder

SEGA has released a new promotional video for Thor: God of Thunder, one of those behind-the-scenes jobbers where they interview developers. They discuss the approach that was taken towards making the battles of Thor appropriate for his god...   read

 
 
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Kung Fu Panda 2 has a boring trailer

I was genuinely hoping for something amusing when I opened up this new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 2. It is, after all, a comedy film. Instead, what I got was a toned-down Jack Black (not his forté) narrating over some light slapstick...   read

 
 
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Wondercon 11: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters 3DS

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just announced their first Nintendo 3DS title. Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is timed to release on all platforms to tie in with the upcoming film, and the 3DS ve...   read

 
 
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Huge beasts seemingly no match for the power of Thor

A pack of screenshots featuring the new game from SEGA featuring Marvel hero Thor has been released. You can see them below and I'd recommend you check them out. I have a cousin who, when she was a small child, was a bit of a spitfire (some...   read

 
 
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Acrobatics abound in Captain America screenshots

SEGA released these screenshots for their upcoming Captain America: Super Soldier game for PS3 and Xbox 360. He's leaping and kicking and swinging that indestructible shield of his in all sorts of directions.  I like Cap, even if ...   read

 
 
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confirmed switch games! and the main character has aspergers! exciting!

 
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Why is everyone doing an AMA? So I dont feel left out, I wanna do one

 
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Hey guys, quick question: has anyone played the PC version of Oceanhorn? Is it good? I sincerely dont care if it is a shameless Zelda ripoff, thinking about getting it as self xmas Although maybe I should focus on dealing with the backlog

 
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