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E3 sold out

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, an industry-only video game trade show that has always had a suspicious number of 11-year-olds running around, has sold out. The 15,000 tickets that the ESA allotted to the public have all been bought up.&...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is holding a digital convention for Strafe with prizes

I really like the way that Devolver Digital has been promoting Strafe. The official website is stylized like something from the early internet and even all of the promotional videos are riddled with film grain and VHS artifacts. It emanates...   read

 
 

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Initial BlizzCon tickets sold out instantly, but there's another batch to grab on Saturday

If you attempted to snag some BlizzCon tickets late last night (at 10PM ET), you probably missed out. Year over year spots go within minutes, and this year was no exception. Multiple fans I've spoken to have stated that after logging in to ...   read

 
 
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The EVE Online monument: same as it ever was

This is not my beautiful house! No, I'm in the hamlet city of Reykjavik, Iceland for my first EVE Fanfest and coincidentally, my first visit to the country. I've seen the myriad pictures for the monument before, but it was fascinating ...   read

 
 
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This year's DICE Summit will feature a game dev Quake tournament

The DICE Summit is an annual get-together for game developers to discuss ideas for new games and emerging technology within the industry. While it doesn't hold much for the mainstream gaming public, it looks like the executives in charge of...   read

 
 
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Tabletop-centric PAX Unplugged announced, set for Nov 2017 in Philadelphia

Today, during PAX South 2017, Penny Arcade announced PAX Unplugged, the latest in its ever-expanding series of Penny Arcade Expos. As the name suggests, PAX Unplugged will focus on tabletop gaming, taking the community-forward nature of you...   read

 
 
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Come party with Gacucon in Miami at Dave-n-Busters Dolphin Mall

Update: GaCuCon kicks off tomorrow night from 5-10 at Dave n Busters Dolphin Mall in Miami! Here's the info There's a gaming cruise? Of course there is, don't you think there should be? After all, there's EDM cruises, clothing-optional cru...   read

 
 
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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is too damn cute

At trade shows, PR teams often try to get our attention by using phrases like "visceral" or "incredibly impressive graphics," and it all sorta blends together after awhile. Not so with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, a remake of Dragon's Cur...   read

 
 
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MAGFest just gets bigger and bigger every year

From a 265-person show in 2002, MAGFest has blossomed into near uncontrollable levels. Last year the convention runners reported roughly 20,000 were in attendance, but this year, 25,000 registrants are expected to attend. That's a massive a...   read

 
 
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PAX South's keynote is brought to you by the letter 'D'

PAX South is merely three weeks away, and the list of panels and exhibitors has been finalized. This is the third year for the newest PAX, which is held annually in San Antonio, Texas. Along with the panels and exhibitors, the keynote speak...   read

 
 


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Nvidia's keynote at CES 2017 shows off new Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas, and tonight's keynote address was delivered by Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. Huang spoke about several of the innovations advanced graphics processors have made available in the pas...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to try out the Nintendo Switch at RTX Sydney in February

Did you find yourself seething with jealousy about a week ago when Jimmy Fallon got a chance to demo the Nintendo Switch in person on The Tonight Show? Did you find yourself desperately hoping that you, too, could potentially try out Ninten...   read

 
 
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Japanese indie games convention BitSummit still growing, set for 2017

When thinking about Japanese video game conventions, there's a certain monstrosity of a show that everyone defaults to. Tokyo Game Show is the one that everyone knows, but there's another that keeps steadily growing and making a name for it...   read

 
 
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Sony is bringing some surprises to PlayStation Experience

We told you about everyone who will be at PlayStation Experience 2016, but now we can share a list of everything (well, almost everything) that'll be at the Anaheim convention in early December. Curiously, a few conspicuous "unannounced pan...   read

 
 
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Here's everyone who will be at this year's PlayStation Experience

PlayStation Experience, a video game convention that is held in early December every year, is much closer than it feels. In a mere three weeks, people will congregate in Anaheim to celebrate everything PlayStation. It should be a good time....   read

 
 
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Take a look at some of the best costumes from BlizzCon

Say what you like about Blizzard, but their fans are some of the most passionate gamers I've ever seen, particularly those who really get into cosplay. Last weekend was Blizzard's annual BlizzCon convention, and among other championships, t...   read

 
 
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There won't be a remaster for the original Warcraft

I'm not one for needless remasters of titles that you can still buy. To me, they almost make me feel stupid for investing so much money and faith in a developer. The Uncharted remaster, especially, is just plain better than the originals, n...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone is getting a gun that shoots piranhas

Hamilton Chu, Executive Producer for Hearthstone, announced the next expansion for the online card game, featuring the goblin city of Gadgetzan.  Called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, this expansion looks to be a little more mundane ...   read

 
 
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Watch BlizzCon 2016's opening keynote right here

It's the biggest weekend of the year for Blizzard and for the people who play its games. BlizzCon 2016 is taking place in Anaheim, California right now, and it's almost time for the biggest hour of the biggest weekend. At 2pm Eastern/11am ...   read

 
 
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Always wanted to tidy up murder scenes? Try Serial Cleaner

Though Agony may have won our Poznan Game Arena Best of Show Award, there's another game that Brett and I couldn't stop talking about all weekend: Serial Cleaner. It's no secret that playing most games, regardless of genre, is somewhat...   read

 
 
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I'm not sure yet what Inner Chains is all about, but I'm intrigued nonetheless

For the most part, Brett and I were allowed to be dumb Americans when we were in Poland, able to get by with only a few Polish words ('Dziękuję' means thank you, and I had to say it each of the thousand times I was handed vodka). ...   read

 
 
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Weird Al closing out BlizzCon

Weird Al Yankovic is pretty important to me. I'm old enough to remember listening to Weird Al on the radio, Sunday nights on the Dr. Demento Show. Even before that, I would trade cassette tapes with kids at school trying to collect all of A...   read

 
 
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Husk is a Polish take on Silent Hill, and I'm fascinated

Like most video game horror fans, I'm legally obligated to brag to you about how big of a horror fan I am. There was a time in my life where I was inspired by Chris's Survival Horror Quest and systematically began tracking down and pla...   read

 
 
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Die for Valhalla is Castle Crashers by way of Valykrie Profile

At the Poznan Game Arena, Brett and I had a chance to play Monster Couch's Die for Valhalla, a four-player couch co-op game that immediately reminded us of Castle Crashers. After a twenty minute play session, we saw that there was more dept...   read

 
 
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PSA: You can still get tickets to PAX East if you hurry

In the midst of all the excitement about the Nintendo Switch and Red Dead Redemption 2, it was easy to miss PAX East tickets going on sale. This year, PAX East will be on March 10-12, 2017. Tickets are available right now, though we'd advis...   read

 
 


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