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Silent Hill HD Collection patch canceled on Xbox 360

Good news: Silent Hill HD Collection has been patched following reports of frankly grotesque problems with the unfinished code.  Bad news: This patch will only be available to PlayStation 3 customers. If you bought the Xbox 360 version...

 
 
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Police commissioner: Games cause knife crime

A New South Wales police commissioner has blamed videogames for knife crime in Australia, claiming that games incentivize murder, vehicular damage, and rape.  "How can it not affect you if you’re a young adolescent growing up in ...

 
 
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Watch guy get 1,000,000 coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2

Here is a video of a person who played New Super Mario Bros. 2 for three days straight in order to achieve the 1,000,000 coin goal that serves as the 3DS sequel's metagame. What fabulous prizes lie in wait for those who have worked so hard...

 
 
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Steam Keys fail due to DRM

I hate DRM with a passion, but I feel I owe its creators a fruit basket. After all, it gives me more free target practice than the rest of this industry's bullshit. Take what's been happening with Arkham Asylum -- new purchases aren't worki...

 
 
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Ubisoft's Uplay DRM poses security risk (Update)

[Update: Ubisoft has publicly acknowledged the security flaw, and has issued a patch for all affected games. The patch will be a forced game update, and it's recommended to be run with your browsers closed. A new version of the Uplay instal...

 
 
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EA thinks Dead Space was too scary to be single-player

[Update: Despite what Penny Arcade suggests, I still stand by the prevailing assessment of EA's words. The "scariness" was clearly presented as a negative. You don't say, "they love the thriller game, but ..." without the "but" referring to...

 
 
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iOS MMO shamelessly rips off Torchlight

Armed Heroes, a mobile MMORPG, is the latest game on iTunes to be caught shamelessly stealing stuff from other studios. The victim this time is Torchlight, with Runic Games' Travis Baldree calling out the thieving party -- EGLS Ltd -- on Tw...

 
 
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Ubisoft's PC DRM broke due to Steam sales

The Steam summer sale -- otherwise known as the Great Wallet Genocide -- has been destroying more than our financial security. It also brought Ubisoft's servers to its knees, causing its Uplay system to break and render a number of games un...

 
 
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Man blames Microsoft for his kid's 1150 Xbox Live bill

A foolish child managed to spend £1150 of his father's money on Xbox Live. The father's response? Blame Microsoft for his own slapdash parenting, of course.  "He didn't realize it was costing real money," said Sam Ghera...

 
 
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New game invites players to beat up Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian is a name that many gamers really weren't familiar with before she became the latest gamer harassment target. Now she's everywhere, and her controversial opinions have led to things like this -- a game in which players are ...

 
 
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Have an obnoxious, petty SimCity Social trailer

If you're mentally subnormal, then Electronic Arts has a trailer that's going to definitely appeal to your sensibilities. This video for SimCity Social promotes the Facebook game with a song so bad, it makes EA's Christmas carol from last ...

 
 
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Review: Revelations 2012

Revelations 2012 first came to my attention when a random Twitter pal recommended it, presumably under the impression that I would find something to love in the same way I regularly watch Alien Resurrection and enjoy every shameful second. ...

 
 
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Do NOT buy Steam's daily deal

Today's daily deal on Steam is a four-player shooter by the name of Revelations 2012. It seems cheap, reduced from $9.99 to a mere $4.99, but I've played it. I played it to review it, and the review is going up tomorrow. Until then, I can b...

 
 
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Kickstarter project leads to harassment and threats

In today's episode of "What the Hell, Gamers?" the creator of a Kickstarter project has become the target of harassment after planning to make a video series exploring female stereotypes in videogames. The abuse includes threats of death an...

 
 
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E3: Threediots is the killer app the 3DS has been needing

The absolute highlight of yesterday's special E3 3DS press conference was, undoubtedly, the unveiling of Threediots, a new 3D pulp comedy show that will air on the handheld's Nintendo Video channel. As you can see, it is literally the most...

 
 
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EA confirms Battlefield Premium, claims you are excited

Looks like the rather hilarious rumors concerning Battlefield Premium are pretty much true. Although Electronic Arts wouldn't discuss the details, it did confirm that Battlefield Premium was indeed a thing, declaring that the world was too ...

 
 
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Silent Hill HD was made from incomplete code

Silent Hill series producer Tomm Hulett has finally been able to explain why Silent Hill: HD Collection was such a disappointing mess. It turns out that what we got wasn't ported from the final versions of each game. Konami, true to its for...

 
 
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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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Daily Mail: Gamers 'trained' to shoot people in the head

In a new story titled, "Are we creating a generation of murderers?," the panic merchants at the Daily Mail implies that hardcore gamers are "trained" to accurately shoot real firearms. The tabloid call this a "shocking revelation" due to&nb...

 
 
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Thank Christ: Xbox Live to feature even more advertising!

You wanted it, Microsoft's bringing it! In the new future, the Xbox Live service that you paid for will be using your patronage to score even more money off of advertisers! More TV-like commercials will soon be airing on a number of Xbox Li...

 
 
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Dyack: used games threaten the industry as we know it

Not long after David Braben had his semi-annual whinge about used games, Denis Dyack has joined the party and declared that used games will destroy the videogame industry as we know it. Sigh.  "I would argue that used games actually in...

 
 
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Silent Hill designer unimpressed by Silent Hill HD

Silent Hill HD Collection has left fans highly unsatisfied, riddled as it is with bugs and shoddy visual updates. One man in particular seems to have a low opinion of the graphical "improvements" to the games, and his opinion is worth notin...

 
 
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DRM will go away when Ubisoft gets what it feels its owed

Ubisoft has won no fans with its insistence on using anti-consumer DRM measures in its PC games, but the European publisher doesn't want it to be that way. In fact, digital boss Chris Early thinks DRM's days are numbered, just as soon as PC...

 
 
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Silent Hill HD Collection seems to be a buggy mess

Is it possible to screw up such a guaranteed success as an HD version of Silent Hill 2 and 3? If any company's capable, it's Konami. The publisher just seems to be getting more and more senile, and this latest endeavor is beyond belief...

 
 
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Priest sells DS, forgets there's child porn on it

A catholic priest, doing his bit to fulfill every negative stereotype about his fellows, recently sold a Nintendo DS and forgot to remove the child pornography that was stored on it. This classic goof led to an investigation, in which photo...

 
 




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Mike Sounders

Hey folks, major Kojima Productions is saying Death Strandings plot has leaked Goes without saying, please do not spoil it here, and please be wary of where you go if you want to avoid

 
Spooky RiffRaff

Finished Ori last Very enjoyable but Ill be damned if I didnt say it was also incredibly I felt like 60% of my deaths were due to sloppy controls or not seeing something through all the glowy blur Still, worth playing!!!

 
dephoenix

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Kerrik52

RE7 update for Limo: I got the Snake key and found the second boss Trying to use up the last of the burner fuel on normal enemies was a bad The game seems to use the same structure as RE1, only a lot more focused and

 
TheLimoMaker

Death Stranding Metacritic prediction: Probably between Not saying I put massive stock in Metacritic just I can see critics disliking it for a myriad of reasons, specifically the exploration which look similar to BotW

 
Spooky RiffRaff

A bard who only knows Nickelback

 
Chris Moyse

Were aware of this very frustrating issue involving some users unable to As far as Im aware were trying to isolate the issue, though it may be with Disqus, rather than the Sorry for the inconvenience, hopefully itll be fixed soon

 
Chris Moyse

Woke up and rolled straight into an anxiety attack, followed by a fleeting glimpse of the very darkest Have a shit load of stuff to do, which will now be 5x Thats how depression likes to randomly take your whole day away from

 
absolutfreak

Orktober entry number two: Wrapping up work on my I totally hate the face of the standard model, so Ive made the minor conversion of adding a doctors

 
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Hey guys, so remember earlier when I asked for cash earlier last week to help with funeral expenses? Well, my sister set up a GoFundMe to help Link is in the (Late night bump)

 
 

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