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Nintendo wants digital and retail to be priced the same

Nintendo, always so close and yet so far. As the publisher makes baby steps toward the 21st Century by offering full digital versions of its retail games, president Satoru Iwata believes that the ethereal options will not prove monetarily s...

 
 
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Rumor: Next Xbox will use always-on DRM

An unsettling new rumor suggests that Microsoft's next generation Xbox will require a permanent Internet connection, ostensibly becoming a box of DRM in order to curb console piracy.  Further gossip contradicts previous rumors concerni...

 
 
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Ubisoft: Anno 2070 DRM is 'working as intended'

The latest miserable press surrounding Ubisoft's trashy DRM concerned news that Anno 2070 would confuse a simple hardware change with an entirely new PC -- a real problem when you can only install the game three times before it stops workin...

 
 
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Man gets cease & desist for fiddling with Skylanders toys

Graphing calculator programmer Brandon Wilson likes to tinker with machines and post his findings online, for no reason other than entertainment and curiosity. Recently, he turned his attention to Skylanders, the unique game that uses physi...

 
 
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Xbox 360 dashboard update tries to stop you suing MS

Following in the sleazy footsteps of Sony and Electronic Arts, Microsoft has become the latest company to restrain one of the few legal recourses available to screwed customers. Seizing upon the opportunity to cram some sly restri...

 
 
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Quantic CEO whines that used games cost him millions

Quantic Dream CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere has joined the ranks of the idiotic in whining about used games. Wait, aren't we supposed to only play Heavy Rain once, right? Surely he of all people should understand why it got traded in so...

 
 
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Ignition: Reich is being totally reworked

The discovery of a completely balls-mental Nazi shooter known as Reich caused an excited stir within the gamer community, but the status of the game has been fragile at best. Sometimes canceled, sometimes not, Ignition is adamant that the g...

 
 
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GameStop hit with class action suit over personal info

A new class action suit has been fired at GameStop over allegations of illegal data reaping. Melissa Arechiga has accused the retailer of storing personal information on its customers without their knowledge or permission, because comp...

 
 
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Nintendo UK: 3DS is definitely worth the money

While most US gamers were mildly pleased with the 3DS' $249.99 price point, those perpetually unfortunate European gamers are less than thrilled. Nintendo UK, however, has defended the projected £219-£230 price, claiming it...

 
 
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Game hating Keith Vaz says he doesn't hate games

British politician and lying hypocrite Keith Vaz has claimed that he's never been against videogames, despite once claiming that PSP games let you rape people and blaming the murder of a British schoolboy on Manhunt, even when police confir...

 
 
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Use a swastika in Black Ops, get banned from Xbox Live

If you choose to wear a Call of Duty: Black Ops logo that shares similarities with a certain equilateral cross that enjoys a certain bond with a certain group of jackbooted individuals, you better not be doing it on Xbox Live. Microsoft is ...

 
 
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FTC charges PR firm with writing its own iTunes reviews

PR firm Reverb Communications has come under fire from the FTC for getting its employees to anonymously write reviews on iTunes without disclosing their working relationship with the title. The company was sneakily giving its own games glow...

 
 
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EA: Arnold Schwarzenegger is a hypocrite

You know it, I know it, everyone knows that Arnold "violent games are evil but please keep watching Terminator films" Schwarzenegger is a ridiculous hypocrite. Despite it being common knowledge, however, videogame industry members rarely ca...

 
 
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Aussie game banner: Real-life issues more important

Evil Attorney General Michael Atkinson is the man solely responsible for Australia having to pay more for less content. He is the man standing in the way of his country joining the real world and having an 18+ age rating, the lack of which ...

 
 
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Dino D-Day: Great mod or greatest mod?

It finally happened. Someone made a Half-Life 2 mod about Nazis, dinosaurs, and Nazi dinosaurs. Sure, the main reason why I want to even give it a try is incredibly shallow, but even still, it's got dinosaurs who moonlight as Nazis. How can...

 
 
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Sega won't release Aliens vs. Predator in Germany

Germany hates videogames, is the message the German government seems to want to communicate. Every sensational crime committed in the country gets pinned on "killer games," and a ridiculous amount of titles have been banned or censored than...

 
 
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New screens for The Saboteur do not have any sex in them

If you thought that Pandemic's The Saboteur was all about brothels and boobs, then you're going to be faintly disappointed, because apparently there's more to it than that. While there's plenty of wartime flesh on display, your main objecti...

 
 
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German Modern Warfare 2 won't let you kill civilians

Modern Warfare 2 may be one of the biggest, most mainstream games ever to be released, but it's also been the most controversial. Aside from the whole PC debacle, Infinity Ward has also generated much debate over the infamous "airport scene...

 
 
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MS does on-demand software printing at retail

Microsoft is really making a serious push into retail, as evidenced by what I've seen today at the opening of their first retail store. One of the biggest issues with software sales at retail is the real estate that it takes up on the sales...

 
 
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Australia wants to rate iPhone games

As it stands, iPhone App games have gone unrated, with developers able to submit their games for Apple's approval and nobody else's. In Australia, where the ratings board has an iron grip on videogame content and doesn't want people to have...

 
 
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German group hosts modern book burning for 'killer games'

This is simply depressing. The pathetic treatment of videogames in Germany has already jumped the shark several times, with the German authorities aping their intolerant forefathers and banning anything they don't like in the name of social...

 
 
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New Sony ad portrays PS3 fans as Nazi sympathizers

Wow ... I know that Sony can go a little nuts when it comes to weird PS3 commercials, but this Chilean ad really takes home the prize. The commercial portrays a gamer giving blood to a Nazi officer. Seriously, Sony is telling consumers that...

 
 
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The Saboteur welcomes you to Belle de Nuit

The Saboteur is going to make World War II games a little different. It's not an FPS, for one thing, nor does it simply place you in famous battles and say, "Shoot the Nazis." You instead take on the role of a bitter Irish race ca...

 
 
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EA: German game restricitions are censorship

Most people who aren't German politicians will tell you that Germany's reaction to so-called "killer games" is childish and ludicrous. Gamers, the gaming press and developers have all voiced dismay over Germany's treatment of the ...

 
 
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German gamers protest government's war on videogames

They've had all they can stands, they can't stands no more. German officials have been having a field day in targeting the games industry over the past few years, banning products at whim like capricious Gods. It would seem, however, that G...

 
 




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