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The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct trailer is ... HAHAHA

Last time we saw footage of The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, it was presented as a trailer that turned out not to be a trailer, though it managed to even fool folks from Activision. The early footage made the game look a...

 
 
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Connecticut town cancels game destruction plans

Southington SOS, the group that had planned to physically destroy "violent" videogames in order to save the world from guns, has decided to back down and cancel the event. Claiming it had achieved what it wanted to, the group attempted to s...

 
 
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Videogames now accused of giving children cancer

British tabloid the Mirror has decided to try something a little different. With its peers implicating videogames in school shootings, this particular rag has a new approach -- blaming games for giving kids cancer.  Interestingly,...

 
 
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Pre-owned Wii U systems can download last user's games

Nintendo's obsession with tying game purchases to hardware may have bitten it in the keister, with word that secondhand Wii U systems are able to redownload software purchased by the previous owner. Oh Nintendo, you so Nintendo! A NeoGAF us...

 
 
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The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct trailer is ... hmmmm

[Update: This is a not an official trailer by Activision or Terminal Reality. Rather, it's a fan made video of gameplay clips taken from an interview by IGN Start on the upcoming game.] The Terminal Reality-developed The Walking Dead: Surv...

 
 
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PS Vita 'one of the worst product flops of 2012'

Financial blog 24/7 Wall Street has ranked the PlayStation Vita among the worst product flops of 2012, placing it alongside such disasters as Apple Maps, the Dodge Dart, and John Carter. Yep, this is going to be one of those stories. Strap ...

 
 
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SimCity cranks the always-online DRM up to eleven

A Reddit AMA thread can do wonders for somebody's publicity, as companies and personalities engage directly with one of the largest online communities. However, Maxis didn't quite get what it wanted from the system, after revealin...

 
 
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Far Cry 3: The creative failure of industry 'commentary'

Far Cry 3 has been accused of racism, sexism, and relying too heavily on exploitative narrative tropes. Lead writer Jeffrey Yohalem, however, thinks the critics have missed the point, and told Penny Arcade that Far Cry 3 is suppos...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors implicated in school shooting

As if the circular blame game surrounding violent crime wasn't bad enough, one particular British tabloid has decided to implicate Dynasty Warriors in the Adam Lanza school shooting. Yes, we've moved on from Mass Effect and are onto a game ...

 
 
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Nintendo blames Germany for dumb Wii U eShop restrictions

Nintendo has confirmed German law as the reason for a stupid restriction that stops European eShop customers buying 18-rated games like ZombiU during the day. Because Nintendo of Europe is based in Germany, all of Europe is locked out of ad...

 
 
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Hitman: Absolution's death threat stunt goes very wrong

It seems controversy and Hitman: Absolution are destined are go hand-in-hand. Square Enix drew fire earlier this year for a trailer in which Agent 47 beat the crap out of fetishized nuns, and was criticized incredibly harshly upon release b...

 
 
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Uplay causing server issues in Far Cry 3

[Update: Ubisoft says it has now gotten the servers back and you can play. Also, some people are responding to that by thanking Ubisoft. Don't do that. You just paid for that friggin' game, and you're owed a working one. They need to thank ...

 
 
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3DS outsold PS Vita 47:1 last week in Japan

The PS Vita is selling poorly all over the world, even in the handheld-loving Japan. But to truly understand just how poorly, you have to measure the numbers against those of the 3DS. According to Media Create sales tracker data, PS Vita sa...

 
 
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Black Ops II PS3: connection issues, bum Nuketown codes

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is not having the best of times on PlayStation 3. Because, of course, that's totally surprising and hasn't happened before.  Chief among the problems are connectivity issues, with users unable to get stable o...

 
 
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Mass Effect 2 accidentally shipping in Black Ops II boxes

Excited warmongers looking forward to playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II on PC risk disappointment, if dejected reports on the Internet are any indication. Some copies of the game have had their second installation discs replaced with Mass ...

 
 
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Silicon Knights to recall and destroy its Unreal 3 games

Following Silicon Knights' lost legal battle against Epic Games, it has been revealed (via GAF) that the perpetually unlucky studio has been ordered to recall and destroy all unsold copies of its Unreal 3-coded games.  The games due fo...

 
 
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LittleBigPlanet Karting launch trailer (yes, it's out!)

[Update: It appears the servers were running all day during launch, and some issue with my PS3 actually prevented me from accessing the online mode. Once I'd just gone ahead and reset my connection on the system, it got in. So that is good...

 
 
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New PlayStation Store goes live, immediately breaks

Sony's exciting new-look PlayStation Store has gone live in Europe today ... before breaking almost instantly. Although some users are successfully navigating the refurbished store, others are experiencing slow loading, and an inability to ...

 
 
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PS Vita has its very worst 'worst week ever' in Japan

The PlayStation Vita has had another record low sales week in Japan. Yes, again. Yes, again again. Yes, again again again. At this rate, I'm going to run out of Mantenna pictures.  The Vita struggled to break 7,000 sales this week, end...

 
 
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EA accidentally gives away thousands of PC games

Electronic Arts was offering a $20 voucher in exchange for the completion of a survey this weekend. A fair enough trade, until gamers worked out that EA hadn't thought things through properly, and left open several loopholes through which p...

 
 
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Reverb threatens kittens over Steam Greenlight votes

Reverb is in hot water after using a kitten charity to try and guilt votes from Steam Greenlight users. The company has promised $5,000 to the humane society if Edge of Space is voted in by October 15. If not? Well, let Reverb explain: "If ...

 
 
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Laugh and/or cry at this Godawful Guild Wars 2 trailer

ArenaNet is currently being laughed at throughout the Internet for releasing one of the silliest live-action trailers ever conceived. Such things are usually bad, but you'd have to work damn hard to come up with something more melodramatic...

 
 
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Sony working with Bethesda to get Dawnguard on PS3

Sony has declared that it's rolling up its sleeves and getting stuck in with Bethesda to ensure PS3 users eventually get access to Skyrim's downloadable expansion, Dawnguard. The announcement comes after Bethesda cast doubt on the idea of e...

 
 
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Millions of Apple UDIDs compromised by alleged FBI hack

Hacking group AntiSec has acquired millions of of UDIDs allegedly collected without permission by the FBI. The group claims it got into an FBI agent's laptop to get the data, which contains 12 million unique identifiers tied to iP...

 
 




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