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How the Hobby I Love Has Ruined Me

Learn about my shame!

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Server Shutdown for Gran Turismo 5, MAG, Resistance, and SOCOM

It is with tears welling that I must inform you that Sony will be purging the servers of some of the PS3′s popular games.

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Deception IV Gameplay Footage Missing Clothes and Dismemberment

I need to get my stabby stabby trappy trappy on!

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Review: Velocity Ultra

Well this is certainly a surprise. I didn’t really know what to expect from Velocity Ultra besides flying around and dodging too many bullets  while the screen scrolled ever upwards. My general unfamiliarity with the shmup genre blinded me to the innovative ideas that could be displayed if there was a developer that would think outside of the box. Thankfully, Futurlab is that developer.

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Nordic Xbox One Release Perhaps Even Further Away Than Previously Thought

Do you live in Denmark, Finland, Norway, or Sweden? Do you want to get your hands on an Xbox One? Well, you might have to wait quite a while. Though Microsoft has already delayed the release of the console in those territories to sometime in 2014, many would-be consumers hoped that it would at least

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Rogue Legacy Patch Brings Fixes and Remixes

Rogue Legacy, Cellar Door Games’ rogue-lite platformer released earlier this year, is getting a big, juicy update sometime in the next few days. Patch 1.2 brings tasty treats like: 5 difficult new bosses to be tackled at any point in the game. A new class described as “pretty uber” 3 new traits that characters can

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First Details on Warcraft Movie’s Cast

Legendary and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft movie is building steam. Legendary’s Twitter account has announced a few of the actors who are going to be in the movie. Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Ben Foster (30 Days of Night), Robert Kazinsky (Pacific Rim), Toby Kebbel (Wrath of the Titans), and Paula Patton (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) are all

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Knytt Underground Digs its way into Wii U December 19th

Publisher Ripstone has announced that Knytt Underground will be on the Wii U eShop on December 19th. It has been available since last year for PC, Mac, Linux, Playstation 3, and Vita. This new version will have exclusive “Infinity Hype” content, and will be the best-looking variant of the game, according to Swedish dev Nicklas

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Holy Butts! You Probably Want Game Music Bundle 6

I’ve realized that I’m in a bit of a musical rut at the moment. I love the music I have on my phone, but it’s been a largely static selection for a quite a while. So Game Music Bundle 6 is coming at the perfect time for me. If you feel like shedding a dollar,

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Holiday Sales on GoG and Steam Have Begun!

Got some extra money burning a hole in your pocket? Well, it’s the time of the year again where PC gamers can save all sorts of money on games they never knew they needed. GoG is having a Black Friday sale where you can safely stay at home, and purchase games at your leisure at 70% off.

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Worms Developer Publishing Light (AKA Soliton Radar: The Game)

Early prototype footage has appeared for Light, the newest game that Team17 is publishing. Though they are mostly known for developing games in the Worms series, they have published titles such as Super Stardust in the past. Light looks very much like a playable soliton radar from Metal Gear Solid. The footage is basic, showing player movement and minor environmental

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Prepare for Obduction: Myst Creators Reach Kickstarter Goals

SUCCESSSSS! Cyan Inc. (creators of Myst and Riven) have reached their goal of $1.2 million to fund their next first-person adventure game, Obduction. Once again players will be whisked away and placed in a strange land, figuring out everything with naught but their wits. Though I’ve never played more than ten minutes of Myst, I know it

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Slightly Off Target: Retailer Mistakenly Ships Xbox Ones Early

With new consoles just on the horizon, we get to see and hear all sorts of rumors about early consoles being shipped, sold, and sometimes even destroyed. This isn’t one of those evil destruction stories, thankfully. The Target retail chain just done goofed. Due to a system error of some sort, as many as 150

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Dark Souls II Beta Over…What Did You Think?

Last night was the penultimate Dark Souls II beta test. I played for about two hours and tried all of the classes to see what changes were made. I don’t yet have the time to write up my impressions, other than that my ass was thoroughly kicked, and parrying is much harder to do now! So I turn

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People With Nothing Better To Do Attack Charity

Extra Life (an organization dedicated to raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, was Ddos’d by…well, there are plenty of suspects. Let’s not point the finger at anyone here, but instead reflect upon how sad it is that someone would even do this. What is there to gain? These people are taking time to help

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