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American site TeamXbox

Last update on 2014-03-05 at 01:36
 Direct access to the forum of this site
16/08 08:18 - Parting Words from Brent "Shockwave" Soboleski
Founder of TXB comments on the closure.
15/08 16:59 - Deadpool Tells Us All About "His" Game
The Merc with a Mouth gets mouthy!
14/08 14:54 - Capcom's Remember Me Gameplay Video
Check out the gameplay video inside!
14/08 14:54 - Capcom Announces New IP Remember Me
Check out the gameplay video inside!
14/08 14:50 - Gamescon 2012 Star Trek Trailer
Beam me up baby!
14/08 14:50 - Gamescom 2012 Star Trek Trailer
Beam me up baby!
14/08 11:03 - Darksiders 2 Review Is Live
Find out what we think about Darksiders 2.
14/08 06:24 - Sleeping Dogs Review
Our review of the Hong Kong undercover cop action game is live. Check it out!
14/08 05:49 - Vergil is in DmC too, Game Continues to look like Devil May Cry
Capcom drops the DmC news they promised
14/08 05:49 - Vergil is in DmC too, Game Continues to Look Like Devil May Cry
Capcom drops the DmC news they promised
14/08 05:35 - Capcom Announces Remember Me at Gamescom
A brand new title set in a memory controlled future
13/08 18:03 - New LEGO Lord Of The Rings Trailer
One block to rule them all!
13/08 15:25 - Come And Get Me With This Borderlands 2 Trailer
Handsome Jack has a few suprises up his sleeve for you.
13/08 05:46 - Guardians of Middleearth Battle Profile Galadriel and Ugluk
Two more characters are detailed.
13/08 05:41 - Sleeping Dogs Launch Trailer
Step into Wei Shen's shoes tomorrow!
12/08 09:30 - Defiance Developer Diary Tells Us What A Shooter MMO Is
Will the MMO finally see the light of day? Trion Worlds thinks so!
10/08 15:44 - Darksiders II Trailer Shows Off Arena Mode
Vigil Games shows off their own "horde" mode!
10/08 08:23 - Jet Set Radio HD Sprays Date and Price on the Wall
Strap your rollerblades back on September 19
10/08 07:09 - Dishonored Gameplay Video Creative Kills
Oh, the choices you have...
09/08 11:16 - Persona 4 Arena Patch Fixes 360 Netcode Issue
It is now safe to enter your TV
09/08 09:19 - Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Gets Release Date, Trailer
Bunny hop in hell starting on September 26
09/08 07:30 - New DmC Trailer Looks Like Devil May Cry
There are combos and everything!
08/08 20:54 - Hybrid Back Online, Servers Stable
The gears of online war are turning once again
08/08 14:59 - Operation Olympus Heads To Mass Effect 3 This Weekend
A battle of Gods and Titans?
08/08 11:59 - XBLA Shooter Hybrid Pulled From Service Due to Server Issues
5th Cell's persistent online cover shooter currently offline
07/08 18:32 - Aliens Colonial Marines Dev Diary #2
A peek into the perspective of the developers.
07/08 15:36 - Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Split Up, Infiltrate Games on Demand
Konami alerts to when to expect downloadable versions of Snake's adventures
07/08 08:43 - New SSX Update Makes Slopes Less Haunted
Patch adds multiplayer modes against more corporeal opponents
06/08 16:54 - Sacred Citadel Announced By Deep Silver
No, it's not what you expect out of a Sacred game...
04/08 07:08 - New Teaser For Codemasters New Racing Game
But what could it be?
03/08 07:39 - Bethesda Softworks Announces Dishonored Cast
Here are the actors behind the voices...
03/08 07:22 - DOOM 3 BFG Trailer Shows Lost Missions
You're going to need to stock up on ammo.
02/08 18:23 - Ubisoft Shows Off AnvilNext Engine In This Assassin's Creed III Trailer
Assassin's Creed has never looked so good!
02/08 18:01 - Army Of Two The Devil's Cartel Announced *UPDATED With Trailer*
The Army Of Two franchise sees a complete makeover.
02/08 18:01 - Army Of Two The Devil's Cartel Announced
The Army Of Two franchise sees a complete makeover.
02/08 10:39 - New Sleeping Dogs Video Police Investigations
This is how they do things over there.
01/08 16:59 - Viral Marketing for GTA5 Begins
Although the game remains undated, a new site and twitter account linked to a cult in San Andreas went live today.
01/08 07:38 - Stylized Vinyl Toys to be Made of Bethesda Softworks' Franchises
Not enough little vinyl figurines in your world? Bethesda and Symbiote Studios have your back.
01/08 07:38 - Sylized Vinyl Toys to be Made of Bethesda Softworks' Franchises
Not enough little vinyl figurines in your world? Bethesda and Symbiote Studios have your back.
31/07 18:09 - Borderlands 2 Is TakeTwo's Third Highest PreOrdered Game
The highly anticipated sequel is...highly anticipated!
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American site Eternal Gaming

Last update on 2011-05-23 at 04:55
 Direct access to the forum of this site
06/11 20:34 - Puffles, Penguins and Mystery Collide in the First Downloadable Mission for Club Penguin: Elite...
Experience fun and mischief with "The Puffle Pranksters" exclusive to Nintendo DS
05/11 20:39 - Atlus Announces Science Fiction RPG Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey for the DS
Within our own world, a new frontier awaits...
12/10 20:22 - Dreamkiller for PC Launches Exclusively on Steam
Delve Into the Dark World of Nightmares in the Relentless Horror-Themed FPS and Experience More Terror at the Newly Launched Official Website
12/10 17:59 - Xbox Live ?Deal of the Week?: Hasbro Family Game Night
Family-friendly Xbox Live Arcade Collection Gets New Update, Sweet Price Point this Week
12/10 17:53 - Emergent and China?s InbeEdu Create Gamebryo Certification Program
Starting Fall 2009, All InbeEdu Students Will Train Using the Powerful Gamebryo LightSpeed Technology
09/10 20:25 - The Next King of Iron Fist Tournament is Ready to Commence as Tekken 6 has Gone Gold
Blockbuster Franchise is set to come out Swinging with Intense Brawls and Exciting Online Features
09/10 18:05 - If You Build It, They Will Come ? Cities Xl Now Available It
Monte Cristo releases the genre-bending Cities XL in North America
11/09 19:59 - Penguin United Launches Electroflow Induction Charger For Nintendo Wii Remotes
Wii Motion Plus Compatible, Charge 2 Remotes Through Silicon Jackets For Up To 8-14 Hours of Game Time for an amazing $29.99
18/08 02:06 - Have you ever Dreamed of a Lego Rock Band??
Do you love the Lego franchise? Do you love rock band? I know I do .. well we won't have to wait long for a Lego Rock Band game!!
18/08 01:59 - THQ begins the Countdown to Smackdown
The countdown has begun. In less than 3 days the Smack down website will be open
18/08 01:48 - GamersGate Reveals Upcoming Promotions and Releases
GamersGate today announced their weekly specials
05/08 12:14 - SingStar ?Will Rock You? This Summer With SingStar Queen
Entertain at Home this Summer with Hit Songs from Queen for the PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation 2 systems
05/08 12:11 - Namco Bandai Games? Invincible Tiger: The Legend Of Han Tao to Include Digital Stereoscopic 3D...
The Spirit of the 70’s Moves to the 21st Century with High Definition 3D Gaming
05/08 12:03 - Fans Have the Opportunity to Try and Knock Off the Fallen Earth Dev Team for Prizes
Fans that want to eliminate troublesome devs will have their chance during  the Fallen Earth 'Dev Hunt!'
05/08 11:54 - We are gullible, what can we say?
Who can resist? ZEN Studios sent us a logo, want to guess with us what it is?
05/08 11:43 - Shin Megami Tensei: Persona for PSP to Have Simultaneous Retail & PlayStation Network Launch
Although you'll have to go and buy the UMD version to get the game's full 2-disc soundtrack
05/08 11:27 - Komodo Comes out Blasting with Buckshot Pump-action Shotgun for Nintendo Wii Shooting Games
Lock, Load and Let the Machismo Fly; This Ain’t for Sissies, Folks!
04/08 13:42 - Industrygamers Announces Launch of Video Game Industry Job Board
The job board, created in conjunction with Job Alchemist, aims to provide a better value for recruiters, and a better browsing experience for job seekers.
04/08 12:37 - The World Cyber Games 2009 Grand Final Announces Key Dates as the 2009 Grand Final is 100 Days Away
The WCG National Finals in NYC are the Next Stop to Reaching Chengdu, China this November
04/08 12:34 - Join The Mission To Save The Galaxy With Aliens In The Attic Available Now Nationwide
Family Action-Adventure Video Game Based on the 20th Century Fox Summer Movie
04/08 12:31 - Psyonix Hands out Free Booty with Latest Battle-Cars Update
Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars Receives Features Update, Two Free Arenas and More
04/08 12:28 - Hollywood Veteran Screenwriter Chris Morgan Joins Red Eagle Games
He will work as Story Director for Games based on The Wheel of Time Series
24/07 16:01 - Blink-182, Weezer, Kiss Kick Off Summer Tours With Rock Band Three Packs
Plus tracks from Kings of Leon, Rancid, Rise Against, Mötley Crüe and more for Wii and songs from James Gang and Alien Ant Farm for Rock Band Unplugged!
23/07 16:20 - Dare To Be Digital Academic Partners Choose Gamebryo Lightspeed
Four University Teams Adopt the Revolutionary Power of LightSpeed for Video Game Development Competition
23/07 16:16 - Konami Announces Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 for Wii
First Details of Konami's Next Addition to its Legendary Soccer Franchise Are Revealed
22/07 16:25 - MTV Games, Harmonix and EA Announce Rock Band Country Track Pack
Available Now in North America, Now geter done *rolls eyes*
22/07 08:00 - Real Heroes: Firefighter Prepares to Fire up Retail Outlets
Upcoming family-friendly action title has gone gold
21/07 16:28 - Konami Announces Original Jackson 5 Tracks Licensed For Karaoke Revolution
Partnership Between UMe and EMI Marks First Time Jackson 5 Songs to be Featured Across All Next-Generation Platforms; Content to Include Number One Jackson 5 Hits and Additional Bonus Content
20/07 16:32 - First German Publisher to Release a Downloadable Game on Wiiware
Playtainment Branches Out: “The Mystery of Whiterock Castle” Appears On WiiWare™ This Summer
17/07 16:35 - MTV Games and Harmonix Empower Artists and Labels to Get Their Music in the Game with the Rock...
The Rock Band Network Gives Artists and Record Labels Tools to Author, Promote and Sell Music for Download via the Rock Band Platform
16/07 16:38 - Konami's Power Pros Touch Now Available on App Store
Konami Mobile Debuts Long-Running Japanese Baseball Game Franchise for iPhone and iPod Touch
16/07 11:06 - 3dreamteam Launches 3d Prague Model on Ground-breaking Educational Portal Vizerra.com
World’s First 3D Education Portal Allows Users to Travel to the World’s Most Beautiful Locations
09/07 23:26 - Arma II for Pc Ships to Stores Nationwide
Bohemia Interactive And Got Game Entertainment Announce The North American Retail Release Of One Of The Most Anticipated Games Of 2009
09/07 23:11 - EA Los Angeles Announces the Development of Command & Conquer 4
Next Game in the Best-Selling Real-Time-Strategy Series Will Reveal the Epic Conclusion of the Tiberium Saga
09/07 22:36 - Atlus Unloads Trailer for 101-in-1 Party Megamix ror Wii
The trailer features a sampling of the one hundred and one family-friendly, addictive games that kids, adults, racing fans, sports nuts, old school arcade gamers, action addicts, casual gamers, and fans of brain-teasing puzzles can enjoy!
09/07 22:30 - New to Rock Band Unplugged Week of June 9th 2009
Dixie Chicks, GLaDOS and Jonathan Coulton, The Pixies, R.E.M., and Stevie Ray Vaughan
08/07 23:30 - The Battle for the Pacific has begun, EA?s Battlefield 1943 is Now Available
Full Downloadable Game Available for Only $15; Trial Version Available for Free*
08/07 22:57 - Neko Entertainment Announces Launch of Heracles Chariot Racing for WiiWare
Unleash the Power of the Gods in Ancient Greece in Neko’s New Chariot Racer
08/07 14:21 - Penguin Hits The Ground Running With Essential Travel Kit For The DSi
Most video game travel kits are filled with a bunch of knick-knacks that most gamers neither want nor use. Penguin United has eliminated the junky frills and launched a travel kit for Nintendo DSi that is equipped with ...
07/07 22:03 - EA Reveals First Downloadable Content Plans for Fight Night Round 4
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Dutch site Adventure Gamers

Last update on 2012-05-19 at 17:00
 Direct access to the forum of this site
12/09 10:24 - Anacapri ready to tour North America
If the gamers can't come to Italy, bring Italy to the gamers. That seems to be the goal of S&G Software, whose second adventure based on the lovely island of Capri is now shipping to retailers across North America.

Already available in Europe, Anacapri: The Dream is a follow-up...
10/09 11:38 - New Myst Online episode has launched… honest!
A new month is here, and with its arrival comes the newest Myst Online: Uru Live episode entitled "Deception," now available on GameTap.

Continuing the storyline that's unfolded through the previous episodes, the threat of war is still imminent amid the ongoing battles of the Bahro,...
07/09 20:33 - Hard evidence of CSI caught on film
With CSI: Hard Evidence charging fast towards release, Ubisoft has released a teaser of one of the game's cases.

The new video offers a brief glimpse of a brutal stabbing, and a smattering of in-game footage suggests that everyone has a motive, including the victim, leaving players...
07/09 15:46 - The Awakened now shipping to U.S. retailers
With many new adventures, there is often a delay between the European and U.S. release dates. Such was the case for Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened, but the wait is no more, as cdv Software Entertainment and Focus Home Interactive have announced that The Awakened is at last shipping to American...
06/09 09:37 - Belief & Betrayal release date breaks faith
Today's announcement from Lighthouse contains a bit of Belief & Betrayal. If you believe that good things come to those that wait, then perhaps you'll feel less betrayed by the unexpected delay of Artematica's Church conspiracy thriller until the first quarter of 2008 in North America, the...
05/09 09:22 - Playable demo for East Side Story released
As was promised when the game was announced, a playable demo for East Side Story: A Carol Reed Mystery has just been released.

In this fourth mystery of the series, Carol thinks she's on a relaxing vacation, free from work and mysteries, when a letter arrives from a friend...
04/09 17:18 - Blackwell Unbound has been let loose
After the late 2006 release of The Blackwell Legacy, Wadjet Eye Games started working on both a sequel and prequel to its independent game featuring a medium and the spirit that haunted her family. The prequel is the first to arrive, as Blackwell Unbound has now been released.

The...
04/09 15:27 - Undercover: Operation Wintersun now shipping
Months after its release in Germany, many gamers were wondering if Undercover: Operation Wintersun would ever see the light of day outside of Germany. That day has finally arrived as Lighthouse and dtp/Anaconda have announced that the game is now shipping to retail stores in North America and...
04/09 13:33 - Harvey Birdman soars onto Wii
Nintendo fans have been spoiled by Capcom of late. From the popular Phoenix Wright series on DS to the upcoming Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure, the first original adventure for Wii, Capcom has been busy establishing Nintendo's systems as viable adventure platforms. So there must...
30/08 21:34 - The Scourge descends!
Ben Jordan is no stranger to Underground adventure game fans. Francisco Gonzalez, better known as Grundislav, has five Ben Jordan games under his belt so far and with the release of his newest, Ben Jordan: Scourge of the Sea People, he shows no signs of slowing down.

Following the...
30/08 21:33 - Trailer caravan rolls out of GC
With the end of any prominent convention comes an onslaught of new screenshots, previews, and game information, and this year's Games Convention is certainly no exception. In fact, the trailers are now coming so fast and furious that the only way to keep pace is to round them all up together....
29/08 11:12 - Sam & Max return in cinematic splendor
Ever since the second season of Sam & Max was announced, gamers have been waiting with much excitement for more details about the new season and the first episode. The wait is at least partially over now, as the first trailer has been released on the newly-launched Season Two website.
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28/08 12:47 - Samorost developer starts up Machinarium
When last we heard from Amanita Design, the independent Czech developer was emerging from the woods with the cult classic Samorost 2. Since then, its focus has evidently become more metallic, as the team has just unveiled its first full-scale adventure, Machinarium.

Amanita was...
24/08 15:57 - Video evidence of Culpa Innata revealed
With the release date for Culpa Innata closing in fast, a new trailer has been released in anticipation of the upcoming conspiracy thriller.

The new video has over 2 minutes of in-game footage featuring Phoenix Wallis, a young peace officer in the seemingly utopian World Union city...
24/08 10:03 - Black Mirror 2 reflects new developer
Black Mirror 2 has been one of the most highly-anticipated sequels since it was officially announced earlier this year. And while the game is proceeding as planned, dtp revealed at the Games Convention that it is doing so at the hands of a new development studio, King Art Games.

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24/08 01:01 - East Side Story appears on the map
In what is becoming an annual occurrence, independent Swedish developer MDNA Games has just announced the fourth game in the Carol Reed mystery series, East Side Story.

Like the first three games, East Side Story is a first-person, point-and-click adventure that features a visually...
23/08 10:09 - The Whispered World heard by a new publisher
The first good news out of the Games Convention in Leipzig comes early, as Adventure-Treff reports that Daedalic Entertainment is the new publisher of Marco Hüllen's previously ill-fated The Whispered World.

Originally a student project, The Whispered World was one of several...
21/08 19:16 - Official website for A Vampyre Story launches
It seems as if A Vampyre Story has been on everyone's lips for quite some time. Now, as the game comes closer to its release, Crimson Cow and Autumn Moon have given gamers something to sink their teeth into with the launch of an updated official website.

Along with details about the...
16/08 12:06 - Overclocked website punches in
Its release may still be many months away, but the highly-anticipated Overclocked now has an official website to help kill the time.

Perhaps that's an unfortunate choice of words, as Overclocked promises to be a controversial examination of the psychological impact of violence....
15/08 16:30 - Trailer released for Anacapri: The Dream
While European gamers have had the chance to play Anacapri: The Dream and explore the scenic island of Capri, North Americans continue to wait until the game is released by Got Game Entertainment in the coming weeks.

To tide them over, a new trailer has been released which offers a...
06/08 23:56 - FMV, My Sweet
Fate By Numbers is an English language full-motion video (FMV) game where you play as a private investigator in a futuristic city. It is also the graduation project of four students in Communication and Multimedia Design at Breda, the Netherlands. On a minimal budget, they have recreated the FMV...
03/08 11:34 - New World War II adventure destined for PC
World War II has long been rich fodder for books and movies, and is increasingly becoming a popular setting in adventure games. With Undercover: Operation Wintersun set to take gamers behind German lines this summer, next up will be A Stroke of Fate, a new pseudo-historical adventure announced...
01/08 10:36 - Sam & Max store up for Season One in North America
Here's something you don't see every day: a Sam & Max game front and center on store shelves. Or at least, you haven't seen one any time recently, but North American fans of the Freelance Police will soon get the chance once again, as The Adventure Company and JoWood announced today that Sam...
30/07 12:11 - Familiar Voices herald new Myst Online episode
New episodic content for Myst Online: Uru Live continues to roll out on GameTap at regular intervals, and today marks the launch of the latest episode called "Familiar Voices".

Like its predecessors, "Scars" and "A New Light", the new episode is highlighted by the release of an...
29/07 23:15 - Adam Syndrome brought to life
Add a dash of conspiracy, a pinch of danger, and a large dollop of buried secrets and you have a recipe not unknown in the adventure genre. However, throw in some 16th century history and epic events and people of the Old Testament and you have Adam Syndrome, the debut title recently announced...
25/07 14:49 - Sam & Max tapped for Season Two this fall
It was so much fun the first time, they figured they'd do it all again, but even better the second time. This refers, of course, to Sam & Max: Season Two, an all-new collection of episodes for the Freelance Police, announced today by Telltale Games and GameTap.

Following a...
25/07 10:11 - Delaware St. John 3 shipping in North America
If you're a gamer who likes CD-ROMs just as much as visiting abandoned amusement parks, you're in luck. While it's been available for purchase and download for the past month, the boxed version of Delaware St. John Volume 3: The Seacliff Tragedy has begun shipping to North American retailers....
25/07 00:23 - Hard Evidence of CSI game discovered on consoles
Following the announcement of CSI: Hard Evidence for the PC almost eight months ago, fans were just about ready to send out a CSI team of their own to investigate the missed spring deadline and resounding silence since then. That silence has been broken with the announcement of Xbox 360 and...
23/07 16:37 - Demo arises for The Awakened
In preparation for the North American release of Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened this September, a playable demo of the game was unveiled recently by cdv USA and Focus Home Interactive.

In The Awakened, the third Sherlock Holmes adventure from Frogwares, the great detective and his...
22/07 12:39 - Demo unearthed among Diamonds in the Rough
Since being announced last year, Atropos Studios has been hard at work getting Diamonds in the Rough ready for release, resulting in the release of a playable demo.

The third person, point-and-click adventure centers on Jason Hart, a high school dropout, who discovers he has special...
19/07 12:09 - Treasure Island set to offer up another gem
Well over a century after Robert Louis Stevenson first took readers on an unforgettable swashbuckling adventure, game developers are now returning to the fabled Treasure Island in the hopes of finding interactive riches buried in the original tale. While Destination: Treasure Island proved to be...
18/07 02:04 - Resonance strikes chord with genre fans
Hunter S. Thompson once wrote, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." Taking that dictum to heart, xii games not long ago announced Resonance, a science fiction adventure targeted for commercial release some time next year.

Although Resonance is the first for-profit project...
17/07 14:03 - Dead Reefs demo emerges
It's time once again to plot a course for your favourite download site, as today JoWood and The Adventure Company released a playable demo for Dead Reefs.

The demo plunges players right into the thick of the 18th century 3D action. Playing as investigator Amadeo Finvinero, sent by...
17/07 00:31 - Best of times for epic fantasy quest
The long-awaited A Tale of Two Kingdoms has finally been released. This Sierra-style fantasy adventure tells the tale of two warring kingdoms that must band together to fight off a goblin invasion. It is a story of treachery and magic, spun into a full-length game.

More than two...
16/07 12:42 - Perry Rhodan to star in new adventure
As if blasting into space at ridiculous speeds isn't adventure enough, now one of the most famous astronauts in the world is getting ready for an all-new adventure. No, it's not Neil Armstrong, Juri Gagarin, or even Albert the monkey. It's the fictional Perry Rhodan, coming to save mankind on...
12/07 09:55 - Professor Layton is coming to North America
News of a Japanese adventure game coming to the Nintendo DS is becoming relatively common, though it's often uncertain at first that they will ever release in English markets. After the February 2007 release of Professor Layton and the Mysterious Village in Japan, similar doubts began to arise...
11/07 10:30 - The Lost Crown heading to North America
There's been an eerie silence of late surrounding Jonathan Boakes' new supernatural adventure. But like any good ghost story, just when you let your guard down, Got Game Entertainment jumps out of the darkness with the announcement that a publishing deal has been signed to bring The Lost Crown:...
10/07 18:27 - Apollo Justice tries out for new Ace Attorney
The many fans of Capcom's popular Ace Attorney series will be pleased to know that the fourth game in the series, known in Japan by the name of Gyakuten Saiban 4, is reportedly being prepared for an international release. As revealed on the NeoGAF forum, Phoenix Wright producer Minae Matsukawa...
10/07 18:09 - Touch Detective 2½ feels like a sequel
With more and more traditional adventures being ported to the DS, Nintendo's acclaimed handheld continues to establish itself as an important adventure platform. Better yet, two of its most popular franchises will soon be getting sequels.

Along with the word that Apollo Justice: Ace...
10/07 17:00 - Delaware St. John 3 demo materializes
With the North American retail release of Delaware St. John Volume 3 just around the corner, Lighthouse Interactive today released a second playable demo for the paranormal thriller.

For the first time in the series, The Seacliff Tragedy introduces Delaware's tech-savvy partner,...
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American site Game Politics.com

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:26
 
27/09 18:03 - GamePolitics Has Moved !!!
After 18 months on LiveJournal, GamePolitics is sporting a new look.

As of this past Monday, our new site was up & running. You'll still find us on the web at www.GamePolitics.com. The new site uses WordPress for the blog portion, and has lots of new goodies...

For...
27/09 01:21 - No, Ace. I think you are...
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25/09 16:53 - [jack thompson, gta, codey pose] Jack Thompson Lawsuit to be Filed in Albuquerque
We're all going to have to learn to spell "Albuquerque."

That's because we're going to be hearing a lot about the New Mexico city, since Jack Thompson's promised video game violence lawsuit is going to land there today. As reported by the Albuquerque Journal Thompson and a local...
25/09 16:34 - [uconn, safe sex, safer sex] Safe Sex Game
Hot Coffee it most definitely is not.

As reported by Joystiq, the University of Connecticut is soliciting proposals for a "safer sex video game."

According to UConn bid specs, the goal of the project is "to test the feasibility of using a PC-executable game (non-Flash)...
24/09 15:38 - GP Server Switch on Monday
It looks like GP finally will move to our new format and new server tomorrow. If you'd like, you can check out the beta of the new look.

So, we will definitely have some amount of downtime, depending upon how smoothly the transition goes.

Forums will also go down at the...
24/09 15:30 - [tom leupold, dmitri williams,] Editorial Roundup: Longing for Pong, Games as Societal Scapegoat
This week's editorial/opinion roundup takes us to Canton, Ohio and San Francisco.

In the Canton Republic columnist Tom Martin writes, "When I was a kid, spinach was good for you and video games included neither murder nor sex. What a difference a few decades make."

"...I...
24/09 14:48 - [oflc, new zealand, australia..] Australian Official Thinks Bully Rating Too Lenient
Some politicians in Australia are taking issue with the official government rating given to Rockstar's controversial Bully, or, as the game is now known outside of the North American market, Canis Canem Edit.

The West Australian is reporting that New South Wales Education Minister...
24/09 14:23 - [casey wardynski, real heroes,] America's Army Begins "Real Heroes" Campaign
Sports games endeavor to include accurate player rosters and game adaptations of movies try to use real actor voices and likenesses whenever possible. So it should come as no surprise that the U.S. Army is using real soldiers as characters in its America's Army game.

"The America's...
23/09 15:46 - [jack thompson, gta, lawsuits..] Jack Thompson Ready to Drop Another Game Violence Lawsuit?
Jack Thompson has been teasing a planned lawsuit which he says will be announced Monday.

On Friday GP was treated to a subject-line only e-mail which read, "So, Dennis, you going to my big news conference Monday?"

Not if you don't tell me where it is, Jack.
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23/09 15:17 - GP on Joystiq: Will Jon Stewart Save Gaming?
Oops!

Forgot to mention yesterday's The Political Game column on Joystiq, wherein GP concludes that only one man can save video games from political craziness...
23/09 15:03 - [audio, mp3, utah...] Having Trouble with Audio of Utah Video Game Hearing? GP Can Help
A number of readers have expressed difficulty with trying to listen to the audio of Wednesday's video game hearing before the Utah legislature.

If you are still having issues, GP has thoughtfully placed it on the web for download in MP3 format. Click here.

It's a 56mb...
23/09 14:33 - [dorothy singer, apa, universit] Regarding the Controversy Over Monday's APA Study & Game Violence Article
On Monday of this week, GP carried an item, No "Direct Causal Link" Between Games & Violence in APA Report.

It sparked a bit of controversy. It was suggested in certain quarters that GP ignored the views of Dr. Brad Bushman (left) of the University of Michigan, a member of the...
23/09 12:14 - [airport security, ian bogost,] Online Game Lampoons Airport Security
Air travel hasn't been much fun since 9/11.

Fear, heightened security regulations, long waits and inconvenience are standard features of flying commercially these days.

Fortunately, a new online game may give you a chuckle next time you're queued for the metal detector....
22/09 11:04 - [indiana university, rob goldst] Play Games, Advance Science
"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals, and you know it." - Agent K, Men in Black

And, as Rob Goldstone, director of Indiana University's Group Experiment Environments, might add, "Collective behavior is potentially more controllable than isolated individual...
22/09 03:00 - [nasdaq, sec, stock options...] Take-Two Faces De-listing from NASDAQ
More corporate problems for Take-Two Interactive?

According to financial site TheStreet.com, the publisher of GTA and Bully has been notified by NASDAQ that it is not in compliance with filing requirements.

This was not unexpected, according to the game publisher, due to...
21/09 16:43 - [utah, legislation, scott wyatt] Listen to Utah Video Game Bill Hearing...
Audio from yesterday's video game hearing in Utah is now available... Fast forward the recording to 8:24 where the game bill discussion begins.

New bill sponsor Rep. Scott Wyatt (R) is pictured at left.
21/09 12:53 - [erik robertson, scandinavia, n] Scandinavian Pol to Brits... We'll Take Your Video Game Industry
"Hey, U.K., if you don't want that video game industry, we'll take it..."

That seems to be the message some Scandinavian officials are sending to their British counterparts. As reported by GameIndustry.biz, Erik Robertson, leader of Nordic Game, a government-funded organization,...
21/09 12:06 - [andrew dismore, war on terror,] British Official Calls for Investigation of Al Qaeda Video Game
Police in the U.K. may soon be tracking down the creators of a computer game designed as an Al Qaeda propaganda tool.

On Monday, GamePolitics reported on Night of Bush Capturing, a crude first-person shooter in which the player targets President George Bush and British Prime Minister...
20/09 21:42 - [david hogue, jack thompson, ma] Developer Attends Utah Video Game Hearing, Offers Impressions
You want the inside scoop on yesterday's video game law hearing in Utah? We've got it covered like a blanket here at GamePolitics, including the impressions of a local game developer who attended the hearing.

Although he indicated last week that he would be there, anti-game activist...
20/09 01:58 - [blois olson, nimf, craig ander] Tivo Alert - IGDA Head Debates Game Violence Critics
Fire up the Tivo!

Jason Della Rocca, executive of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) advises that he will appear on MSNBC's morning news with host Amy Robach (left) this morning.

According to Jason, he'll be debating in five-minute segments with Blois...
19/09 10:05 - [dawson college, montreal, cart] Web Comic Weighs in on Game Violence Debate
This great comic from Filibuster Cartoons really doesn't need an explanation, does it?

GP: Kudos to Jabrwock for sending it our way...
19/09 10:03 - [hb257 s01, david hogue, jack t] Utah's Hogue Resurrects Game Bill... Hearing is Today
Despite the fact that he will be leaving public office in 90 days, Rep. David Hogue (left) isn't giving up.

As reported by the Deseret News, the lame-duck Republican is seeking to revive failed video game legislation in the Utah House. His bill, HB257 S01, is of the "games as porn"...
19/09 00:41 - [dorothy singer, apa, esa...] No "Direct Causal Link" Between Games & Violence in APA Report
If you listen closely to the debate over video game violence, you'll hear some misinformation bandied about on both sides of the issue.

One troubling theme we've heard lately involves an incorrect interpretation of a game violence study issued in August, 2005 by the American...
18/09 13:38 - [book reviews, penny arcade, ry] GP Book Review: Penny Arcade's Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings
Penny Arcade Volume 2: Epic Legends Of The Magic Sword Kings
by Jerry Holkins & Mike Krahulik
reviewed for GamePolitics by Ryan Sharpe

When Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, better known as Gabe and Tycho of Penny Arcade fame, published Attack of the Bacon Robots in...
18/09 13:14 - [global islamic media front, is] Islamic Radicals Release "Night of Bush Capturing" Game
According to the terrorism trackers at the Site Institute, radical jihadists have released a new anti-American computer game.

Night of Bush Capturing is an first-person shooter based on the Quest for Saddam engine. The game features six levels with names such as "Jihad Beginning",...
17/09 14:37 - [dawson college, katherine newm] IGDA Head Speaks Out on Montreal Rampage
For Jason Della Rocca, the Dawson College shootings hit close to home. The president of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) grew up in Montreal.

Della Rocca was interviewed on CTV about the rampage and also posted his thought on his Reality Panic blog, where he...
17/09 14:04 - [vince desi, postal, running wi] Postal Series Designer Reacts to Montreal Shooting
By now, most GamePolitics readers know that Dawson College shooter Kimveer Gill listed the controversial Postal series, published by Running With Scissors, among his favorite games.

In a blog post sometime prior to Wednesday's rampage, Gill wrote, "(game protagonist) Postal Dude...
17/09 13:23 - [kimveer gill, licia corbella,] Editorial Roundup: Canadian Papers Weigh in on Montreal Rampage
As the smoke begins to clear on last week's school shooting at Montreal's Dawson College, Canadian media pundits are offering opinions on the relationship between violent video games and the rampage. In the Calgary Sun, columnist Licia Corbella writes:

"You are what you eat. Garbage...
16/09 18:36 - [henry jenkins, harvard, interv] Prof. Henry Jenkins on Games, Politics & the Media
Henryyyy Jenkinnnns!

Sorry. Couldn't resist.

Anyway, GameDaily BIZ has an interview up with the Professor Jenkins (pictured) who is probably best known by GP readers as the author of Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked. Here are some highlights from...
15/09 12:23 - [dawson college, joystiq, schoo] GP on Joystiq: Why Blame Video Games?
It's Friday, and that means GP's "The Political Game" column is up on Joystiq.

Today's rant is about the media's rush to link video games to the tragic shooting rampage at Montreal's Dawson College. You know, the one committed by Kimveer Gill (left) a 25-year-old, heavily-armed,...
15/09 12:10 - [john pungente, kimveer gill, v] Ian Bogost: Don't Blame Video Games For Montreal School Shooting
"The world, as usual, is more complex than we'd like it to be," said Georgia Tech Ian Bogost, addressing concerns that an amateur video game based on the Columbine massacre inspired a 25-year-old man to go on a shooting rampage in Montreal on Wednesday.

Bogost, interviewed by CTV,...
15/09 11:35 - [dawson college, montreal, kimv] Columbine Game Designer Speaks About Montreal Rampage
Did an amateur video game project push a 25-year-old man over the edge, leading to Wednesday's shooting rampage in Montreal?

Danny LeDonne, creator of Super Columbine Massacre RPG, was interviewed by Canoe Live about Wednesday's tragic events at Dawson College. Toronto Sun reporter...
15/09 10:53 - [dick durbin, rick santorum, ev] Senate Passes CAMRA; Bill Funds Research Into Kids & Media
The United States Senate yesterday passed S1902, the Children and Media Research Advancement Act (CAMRA).

The bi-partisan legislation was proposed last October by Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) along with Sens. Clinton (D-NY), Brownback (R-KS), Santorum (R-PA), Bayh (D-IN), Enzi (R-WY)...
14/09 15:32 - [rockstar, bully, esrb...] It's Official - Bully Gets a T Rating...
14/09 13:03 - [david hogue, jim matheson, jac] Jack Thompson Taking His Act to Utah?
14/09 03:00 - [julian dibbell, fraud, isk...] If You Can't Do the Time, Don't Do the Game Crime
13/09 12:23 - [ed halter, afkar media, innova] In Wake of 9/11 Anniversary, 1up Looks at "Islamogaming"
13/09 10:38 - [primaries, hillary clinton, ad] Primary Update: Game-legislating Pols Advance
12/09 10:13 - [stocks, chick jaffe, marketwat] Left Behind Bad Investment, Says Analyst
12/09 10:12 - [jim matheson, hr5345, video ga] Game Developer Hears From Video Game Bill Sponsor
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American site GameBump

Last update on 2011-12-30 at 20:20
 
16/04 20:30 - PlayStation 3 Sales Reach 50 Million Units Worldwide
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE)today announced that the cumulative sales of the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system reached a milestone of 50 million units(1) worldwide, as of March 29, 2011.?SCE also announced that PlayStation®Move sales surpassed 8 million...
05/04 14:11 - Mortal Kombat Gone Gold
Hey, MK fans out there. I have some good news for you...Warner Bros. today announced Mortal Kombat has officially gone gold on the PlayStation 3 And Xbox 360.

Both platforms are scheduled to launch on April 19 at all major retailers across North America. Check out some of the...
22/11 01:00 - Final Fantasy XIV: A Pre-Patch Cursory Review
Explore the new world of Eorzea.
Few game releases unravel as interestingly as an MMO's. Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIV, successor to the niche Final Fantasy XI, further proves the point. Faced with a strict timeline and fierce competition, Square Enix launched the game somewhat...
02/07 00:21 - Miyamoto "must, at long last, make a new character"
After an E3 showing filled to the brim with Mario, Zelda, Metroid, Kirby, and Donkey Kong, it didn't take too astute an observer to realize that Nintendo has been beating the same drums for a while now. The core characters that make up the Nintendo brand have arguably been over-taxed by the...
30/06 15:29 - PlayStation Plus Now Available for PS3
14/06 11:23 - Fable 3 Gets A Release Date
Peter Molyneux recenty came out on stage at the annual Microsoft E3 Press Conference. He came out on stage to reveal a brand new trailer as well as the release date.

We can now reveal that Fable 3 will be hitting stores nationwide for the Xbox 360 on October 26th 2010.
14/06 07:19 - Microsoft Press Conference Kicks Off
Guess what everybody...The E3 2010 Microsoft Press Conference kicks of at 10 a.m. PT today! We will be here covering all the latest happenings from the event. If you want to watch it live on TV, then you can by watching it on Spike TV! Details below:

Geoff Keighley and Marissa Miller...
14/06 07:06 - Deadmau5 In DJ Hero 2
Get the first look at Deadmau5 in the upcoming DJ Hero 2. Peep the video below:
13/06 14:57 - Gran Turismo 5 E3 2010 Trailer Exposes Itself
Our friends over at GameSpy just posted up the Gran Turismo 5 E3 2010 trailer. Want a sneak peek at this highly anticipated title? Then press play below!


Gran Turismo 5 PlayStation 3 Trailer - E3 2010: Trailer
13/06 14:45 - E3 2010 Booth Babes
We all love booth babes. Atleast I know I do! So with that said and done, this year G4TV had a booth babe contest and they just posted up a video showing off their finalists. Check it out below!
13/06 14:12 - E3 Is Here...
It's that time of the year again where videogame developers, publishers, and press meet up in Los Angeles for annual E3: Electronic Entertainment Expo. GameBump will be on hand LIVE with coverage of this crazy crowded expo. New games will be announced, new trailers, screenshots and hands on...
13/06 12:56 - Follow GameBump On Twitter
Twitter is at its all time high right now and what better way to have GameBump join in on the fun. Want to follow GameBump and get all the news we post instantly? Then click the link below and start following us today!

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17/03 12:56 - Reggie Talks Third-Party Support, Playstation Move
17/03 10:22 - New Splinter Cell Conviction Screenshots
Brand new screenshots from Ubisoft of Splinter Cell Conviction. The game is due out in April for the Xbox 360 and PC.

  Launch Gallery: Splinter Cell Conviction

(5 images)
17/03 09:36 - Morning Bump
17/03 09:19 - PlayStation Move...Your Thoughts?
So what are your thoughts on the PlayStation Move?
17/03 06:41 - God of War III Now Available
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced the North American release of God of War III, exclusively for the PlayStation 3. 

"Since its announcement last spring and our demonstration shown at E3 2009, God of War III has remained one of the most eagerly anticipated...
19/10 08:17 - Formula 1 2009 Split-Screen Trailer
We are hearing the the upcoming Formula 1 2009 is shaping up quite nicely in the studio and to show it off is a brand new trailer showcasing the split-screen action. Enjoy!
     Video Games | Formula 1 2009 | Grande Premio do Brasil Trailer HDXBox 360 | Playstation 3 |...
03/09 18:15 - Halo 3: ODST Pirates Banned
According to Kotaku, Microsoft has banned users who have obtained early, unauthorized versions of Halo 3: ODST on Xbox Live. As Xbox Live Chief, Stephen Toulouse, was quoted in the news article:
"I can be clear that this applies to illegimate copies only, the ban covers the Xbox...
02/09 22:35 - Gears of War Imulsion Drink Now Available
Despite the fact it was questioned whether or not the Locusts eat Imulsion in Gears of War 2, that hasn't stopped a company from releasing "Imulsion" energy drinks with the Gears logo.
The cans are priced at $4 each and can be purchased online at Amazon.
18/08 12:59 - PlayStation 3 Slim Announced
Sony has officially announced the PlayStation 3 Slim will be available on September 1 in North America. The lighter system features a 120GB hard drive and will carry a price tag of $299.
The current 80GB PS3 model has received a price cut and will be effectively priced at $299 in...
18/08 00:30 - LittleBigPlanet GOTY Announced
02/08 17:48 - Square Enix Launches Teaser Site
Square Enix has launched a teaser website that reads "VII Days" with a countdown timer clock. At the time of this news story, the teaser site displays "IV Days".
Exactly what the countdown is for or its relation with the original "VII" roman numeral is unknown at this time.
...
10/07 15:05 - LittleBigPlanet GOTY Confirmed?
MCV has reported that a "Game of the Year" version of LittleBigPlanet is in development for the PlayStation 3. This new version is expected to include all of the downloadable content available on the PlayStation Network this past year.
Sony has not offered a comment about the report at this...
29/05 10:18 - E3Feed Relaunches for E3 2009
Last year we quietly launched E3Feed just before E3 2008 to mild fanfare.This year we've completely revamped the site. It's better, faster, stronger.
Besides a slick new design, some new features we've added include a more twitter-like automatic updating system, the ability to customize...
20/05 17:44 - Team Ico Project Trico Unveiled?
An early trailer showing Team Ico's third project is available due to an exclusive video posted by the PlayStation Lifestyle website.  The video shows a young boy who bears a striking resemblance to the lead protagonist from the game, Ico.
Sony has offered no...
04/05 17:42 - GB Review: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (DS)
Echoes of Time is a fun hack n’ slash multiplayer game. The game improves upon its Ring of Fates predecessor with a greater emphasis on multiplayer combat and teamwork. Though the Wii version leaves much to be desired, the game is still a solid title on the DS to be enjoyed with friends....
13/04 13:14 - Turbo The Movie: A Film By Jarrett Lee Conaway
Jarrett Lee Conaway has made his rounds across the videogame and film industry. He previously worked here at Gaming Horizon Inc. as an Executive Editor back in the days of PSX Network when we were part of IGN.com Affiliation Network and now he is about to graduate at the University of Southern...
13/04 11:16 - Turbo The Movie First Trailer
The first trailer surrounding Turbo The Movie, a Jarrett Lee Conaway film.
22/03 09:26 - GB Review: Star Ocean: The Last Hope (360)
18/03 10:23 - THQ Puts Big Huge Games Up For Sale
Crispy Gamer has received word from THQ that the publisher is putting Big Huge Games, responsible for the Rise of Nations series, up for the sale, and that the studio will be closed if a buyer is not found.
Also, two other studios, Heavy Iron Studios and Incinerator, will become independent...
16/03 10:39 - Multiplayer Confirmed for Bioshock 2
Though details are rather scarce, Joystiq has discovered that the latest issue of Game Informer's cover story on Bioshock 2 has confirmed that the game will feature multiplayer.
We'll be on the lookout for more details once someone has gotten their hands on the issue. Stay tuned.
15/03 19:40 - More Fable 2 DLC on the Way
Even the folks at Lionhead are "tweeting" these days, and CVG has discovered that the developer has announced via their Twitter page that more DLC for Fable 2 is on its way:

"Will there be any more DLC for Fable 2? The answer is quite simple:Yes. The team here in Guildford is working...
08/03 15:14 - Five New Guitar Hero Titles Coming in 2009
Activision
has announced that it will continue to milk the Guitar Hero franchise,
revealing that five new iterations, including one based off of the works of Van
Halen, will make their way to store shelves in 2009, according to Eurogamer.

The
releases of Hard...
18/02 17:43 - Prinny Game Now Available.
NIS's game about explosive blue demon penguins who consider fanny packs to the the pinnacle of modern fashion has been released to wreak havoc on non-believers. Feel free to pick up this maddeningly hard gem for the PSP at your local retailer or hit up NISA's awesomely named Rosenqueen.com. ...
16/02 18:03 - Virtual Console Update For 2-16-09: Evasive Space, Life Force
The weekly Virtual Console and WiiWare updates are here, making available two new games for download: Evasive Space, a new WiiWare title, and Life Force, a classic NES shooter. The former is 1,000 Wii points, while the latter will cost you 500.

Hit the jump for details on each...
16/02 17:40 - Nintendo's EarthBound Gameplan: Cold Water on the Crotch.
In a move that, honestly, surprises no one, Nintendo has essentially shelved plans of releasing the best SNES RPG (empirical fact; eat it FF/CT fans) on Virtual Console. Earthbound fans, accustomed to being the red-headed, freckled, bastard step-children of a drunken, abusive Nintendo, have long...
12/02 18:36 - Playstation Store Update: Flower, Motorstorm: Pacific Rift Demo
As usual, Sony has released the weekly Playstation Store update today, and this week marks the long-awaited release of thatgamecompany's latest project, Flower. There's also a demo of Motorstorm: Pacific Rift and some DLC for Guitar Hero and Rock Band along with the usual extras.

...
12/02 10:14 - Dragon Quest IX Pushed Back In Japan
Originally scheduled for a Japanese release on March 28, Dragon Quest IX has been delayed until July 11, according to Joystiq (via NeoGAF).
It seems like Square Enix discovered some major bugs in the game's code and delayed the game as an emergency precaution, since they have been...
11/02 18:23 - Nintendo Constructing New R&D Center
The news out of Japan is that Nintendo, despite forecasting lower profits for 2009, is set to begin construction on a new research and development center, according to Kotaku.

The center will be built on a 40,000 square meter lot that was formerly a golf range and was procured last...
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American site Gamasutra

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:26
 Direct access to the forum of this site
04/09 07:02 - How to market your game - The 'Jaws' method
"Ideally you want the shortest most direct positioning for your product you can create, a longer more drawn out positioning can be harder to remember and harder to define." ...
04/09 04:02 - 4 lessons that 30+ years of software development has taught me about building games
"I've learned some valuable lessons, many of which are surprisingly relevant to game development, as different as that is from the 'serious' side of software. I'd like to share a few relevant lessons." ...
04/09 04:01 - How game devs score art grants
More and more games are being partially or fully funded by grants from the NEA, the NEH, and state arts councils. WE share tips on how funding is secured, and what projects seem to find favor. ...
03/09 18:28 - Chinese game firm Shanda invests $30 million in Berlin mobile studio
Shanda has merged together two of its owned studios and, by adding a major Western branch, created something altogether new. ...
03/09 18:00 - Jeffrey Hilbert, founder of notable games agency DDM, stepping down
The agency, whose clients includes studios like FromSoftware, Ninja Theory, and PlatinumGames, is seeing its founder step away from a leading role. ...
03/09 15:12 - Procedural dungeon generation algorithm
A simple, flexible, and programmatic way to create randomly-generated dungeons for a roguelike, described with helpful images and code examples. ...
03/09 15:09 - Get a job: Hello Games is hiring a Senior Engine Programmer
The folks responsible for the Joe Danger games are looking for an experienced C++ programmer to join them in Guildford, England to work on shipping the upcoming No Man's Sky to PC and consoles. ...
03/09 14:40 - How a simple Madden-like name change overcame Marvel Heroes' Metacritic woes
We talk to Gazillion CEO David Brevik about how Marvel Heroes was successfully reborn after a lackluster launch. The secret: an annualized model akin to Microsoft software and EA sports games. ...
03/09 14:40 - How Marvel Heroes packaged its Phoenix-style rebirth
We talk to Gazillion CEO David Brevik about how Marvel Heroes was successfully reborn after a lackluster launch. The secret: an annualized model akin to Microsoft software and EA sports games. ...
03/09 14:38 - Don't Miss: Building the AI for Hearthstone
In one of the more popular GDC Vault videos of 2014, former Blizzard engineer Brian Schwab took the stage at GDC 2014's AI Summit to deliver a frank talk on the AI design of Hearthstone. ...
03/09 14:04 - Video: Roadtripping across Europe to make games with 11 other developers
At GDC Europe 2015, German dev Marius Winter shared what he and Benedikt Hummel learned from the experience of roadtripping across Europe to meet 11 other developers and make 11 games with them. ...
03/09 13:55 - Enemy attacks and telegraphing
"In general, the specific questions an enemy can ask are based heavily (though not exclusively) on how the player is supposed to deal with incoming damage from the enemy itself." ...
03/09 13:38 - Unity devs can now experiment with making games on a Linux machine
The folks at Unity released an experimental build of the Unity editor last week that runs on 64-bit Linux distros and exports games to a subset of Unity's supported platforms. ...
03/09 13:14 - Music, games, and how they play with our brains
"I believe that both music and games are composed of structures which cause our brains to sit up and take notice. They carefully play with systems that the mind uses to keep us alive." ...
03/09 11:35 - Harmonix using Kickstarter alternative Fig to crowdfund new game
Video game crowdfunding platform Fig has found another high profile partner, with Harmonix announcing it'll be bringing a mystery title to the new service later this later. ...
03/09 10:57 - 2D animation pipeline for Political Party Animals
"I wrote about my decision to stick to frame by frame animation, mostly because it's what I know best. Now I'll go into a little bit more detail in the hopes that you guys might pick up a thing or two from it." ...
03/09 09:34 - Quad-buffered stereoscopic 3D with Unity
"I will explain two methods to achieve this. The first one is complex and I was using it since 2011. The second one is simpler and an out of the box feature in the latest Unity release, 5.1.3." ...
03/09 07:00 - Blog: Linux game development in 2015
"My game took me around 200 hours to complete including the code, artwork, music and level editing. With the proper tools I found the development process quite straightforward." ...
03/09 04:02 - 5 ways to turbo-charge your LTV
"LTV is the ultimate benchmark of how your game is doing in terms of revenue, and it informs how you invest your budget and how you design your retention and re-engagement strategies." ...
03/09 04:01 - What if anyone at your studio could pitch a game? Ubisoft aims to find out
Child of Light creative director Patrick Plourde speaks to Gamasutra about building Ubisoft's Fun House skunkworks, where anyone can pitch a game using the Fun Box toolkit. ...
02/09 18:10 - Court rules for Gran Turismo in trademark suit, cites First Amendment protection
Flooring manufacturer Virag sued Sony over Gran Turismo's depiction of its trademark on a race course -- but the case has been dismissed, in a case that has broader First Amendment implications. ...
02/09 18:10 - Court rules for Gran Turismo in trademark suit, cites First Amendment
Flooring manufacturer Virag sued Sony over Gran Turismo's depiction of its trademark on a race course -- but the case has been dismissed, in a case that has broader First Amendment implications. ...
02/09 17:22 - 2015 Unity Awards nominees announced
Plenty of excellent games are on the slate for the engine's annual award show; statues will be handed out this month in Boston, at the Unite conference. ...
02/09 16:08 - Get a job: Nuclear Division seeks a Game Engineer
The new mobile game company founded by industry veterans (and funded in part by Respawn cofounder Vince Zampella) is looking for a coder to serve as a game engineer at its studio in Los Angeles. ...
02/09 15:34 - QC Games is a new studio from BioWare expats who cut a deal with Nexon
A number of BioWare expats have joined together to launch QC Games, an Austin-based online game studio that has signed a deal with Nexon America to publish its inaugural project. ...
02/09 15:07 - 'This We Believe' - A design tool for creating different games
"Each of these statements is meant to be an aspiration -- a goal that feels a bit out of reach to the design team. They tend to emerge from a set of playtests and discussions of existing games." ...
02/09 15:04 - Now you can take apart Epic's UE4 VR tech demo to see how it works
Heads up, UE4 devs: Epic has made the "Showdown" UE4 tech demo it brought to Oculus Connect last year freely available to download and deconstruct. ...
02/09 14:28 - Don't Miss: Secrets of Mario level design from Nintendo's Hayashida
In this classic interview, Koichi Hayashida, director of Super Mario 3D Land for the 3DS and Super Mario Galaxy 2 for the Wii, shares some of Shigeru Miyamoto's secrets for engaging level design. ...
02/09 14:11 - Report: The world's most popular, most profitable iOS games are 3 years old
A new App Annie report posits that 2 games released in 2012 are the most popular, most profitable iOS games of all time, and the top 10 most popular iOS games of all time are all at least 2 years old. ...
02/09 12:43 - YouTuber network Machinima settles with feds over deceptive advertising
Video network Machinima has settled charges made by the Federal Trade Commission that alleged the content creator had deceived viewers by not disclosing it paid "influencers" to post videos endorsing Microsoft's Xbox One. ...
02/09 12:15 - Why we built our own tech for our indie game
"We hear two things from people who see our game for the first time: 1) They're surprised we're not using Unity. 2) They can't figure out how we created the game's look. These two things are directly related." ...
02/09 11:20 - Platforming with paint: Making a splash with INK
"We have been overwhelmed by the response INK has had. This only motivates us to keep supporting the game a little bit longer, and adding features we had to cut during development." ...
02/09 10:38 - Undead Labs shutting down struggling RPG, Moonrise
State of Decay developer Undead Labs will be closing down its free-to-play Pokémon-esque RPG, Moonrise, on December 31. ...
02/09 10:25 - Super Mario Maker: Nintendo's essence, in your hands
An in-depth analysis of Super Mario Maker as a piece of creative software, as a vehicle for game design, and as the culmination of Nintendo's star franchise. ...
02/09 09:48 - Latest PlayStation 4 update brings YouTube integration
Sony's latest PlayStation 4 software update will make streaming easier than ever, with the company announcing it will be giving PS4 owners the ability to livestream gameplay directly to YouTube. ...
02/09 08:53 - Thoughts on finding your place in the industry
"I don't know my place in the game world. Things are changing so fast that it's hard to tell if I'm on a good path or doing nothing at all." ...
02/09 04:06 - Guiding principles from a Far Cry 4 artist
Now promoted to a senior level at Ubisoft Toronto, Far Cry 4 modeler Jobye Karmaker offers up his "guiding principles" for building game art on that project. ...
02/09 04:06 - The game design scrapheap
"So I've stopped working on my previous game and added it to the game design scrapheap which grows bigger by the year." ...
01/09 16:07 - Get a job: Red 5 Studios is hiring a Lead UI Programmer
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is looking for an experienced UI coder to join the team at the studios' Irvine, CA offices and work with the programming team to improve the game's front-end. ...
01/09 15:47 - Bringing a 2D puzzler to VR in Fantastic Contraption for Vive
The developers of Fantastic Contraption explain what they learned about best practices for VR development when they ported their simple 2D puzzle game into a 3D experience for Vive. ...
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American site WomenGamers.Com

Last update on 2008-02-11 at 05:40
 Direct access to the forum of this site
09/02 13:03 - The New WomenGamers.Com Launches this Weekend!
06/02 11:42 - The Dark Ages: Growing Up with Games
27/01 01:38 - Are We Ignoring Geek Women?
21/01 20:10 - Game Rivalry Ends with Murder
16/01 09:37 - Xbox will Host BT's TV Service
16/01 09:32 - WIGI Community Mixer at GDC
16/01 09:30 - Spore to be Available for the Mac
16/01 09:27 - Myst Comes to the DS
16/01 09:24 - Star Trek Online Developers Dropped
07/01 18:03 - CES 2008: Nvidia's Stereoscopic 3D Demo
07/01 17:58 - Sony to Beef Up PlayStation Software
07/01 17:41 - God Save the Queen from Nintendo
07/01 14:23 - CES 2008: Wraparound Gaming Monitor
01/01 11:04 - Chinese Gamer Wins Suit Over Item Loss
01/01 00:34 - Happy 2008 Ladies and Gents
28/12 18:20 - Game Industry Capitalizing on Writers' Strike
28/12 18:11 - Nokia Delays N-gage Game Service Launch
28/12 09:01 - Amazon Sells 17 Wiis Per Second
24/12 14:07 - Clinton to Crack Down on Games
19/12 15:55 - Return to Lineage 2: Chaos Chronicle 5 and Interlude
18/12 12:21 - Censors Battle for Manhunt 2 Ban
18/12 12:17 - Mobile MMORPG for Japanese Girls
18/12 09:50 - WomenGamers.Com Site Updates
14/12 12:29 - Study on Motion Sensing and Consoles
13/12 09:03 - Nintendo Mulls Pulling Wii TV Ads
13/12 09:01 - Manhunt 2 Title Wins Ban Appeal
13/12 08:50 - Animated Pac-Man Christmas Tree
05/12 15:18 - New Statistics on Kids and Games
03/12 10:23 - Online Games Use Fraud Software
03/12 10:06 - Activision and Vivendi to Merge
01/12 09:29 - Rumor: Editor Fired Over Review
27/11 16:49 - Sony's PS3 Posts Sales Jump
27/11 16:43 - Online Gaming Guidelines Proposal
27/11 16:35 - New Way of Navigating Virtual Worlds
27/11 16:30 - MS and Nintendo Blasted by Greenpeace
22/11 00:32 - Happy Thanksgiving!
20/11 11:39 - Sony Cuts Fees for PS3 Devs
16/11 13:36 - WoW Limited Edition Keyset and Zboard Base Keyboard
14/11 17:02 - New Video Games for Young Girls
14/11 16:54 - Virtual Theft Leads to Arrest
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Canadian site IGDA

Last update on 2009-10-16 at 20:45
 Direct access to the forum of this site
08/10 20:45 - October Perspectives Newsletter Now Available
08/10 17:45 - New post from Joshua on his Blog!
08/10 17:45 - Chris Hecker added to Leadership Forum Schedule
08/10 17:45 - Looking for a German Language Scrum Course?
05/10 17:45 - The Games Game: The Indie Imbroglio
05/10 17:45 - Famous Last Words: How Far to Go to Protect Rights to Your Work
05/10 17:45 - Culture Clash: Welcome to the Reward Center: The campaign against happiness
01/10 17:45 - IGDA: GGJ Announces Venues
29/09 17:45 - New Post from Joshua at his Blog!
24/09 23:45 - IGDA: New Board Members Appointed
23/09 20:45 - New Post by Joshua on His Blog!
17/09 23:45 - IGDA: Webinar Series: Announcing a free “Members Only” benefit as part of the new Member Value...
16/09 20:45 - IGDA: Committee on Messaging Call for Applicants
15/09 17:45 - Job Announcement: School of Communication Arts in Raleigh North Carolina
11/09 23:45 - IGDA Announces Leadership Forum Keynotes and Scrum Cert. Course
10/09 20:45 - Culture Clash: Being There Juggling immersion and interactivity
10/09 17:45 - New Blog Post by Joshua!
10/09 17:45 - Famous Last Words: When is time to incorporate or form your LLC?
10/09 17:45 - The Games Game: Personal Philosophy
31/08 20:45 - IGDA: Dr. Tim Langdell has stepped down from the IGDA Board
31/08 17:45 - IGDA: Bob Bates to pursue "Dream Project" Steps down as IGDA Co-Chair
28/08 20:45 - IGDA: Special Meeting Announcement
27/08 20:47 - IGDA: Special Meeting Update
19/08 17:45 - IGDA: Unreal Engine Contest Announces Judges
17/08 20:45 - IGDA: Special Meeting Task Force Meets
17/08 20:45 - IGDA: New Post from Joshua on his Blog!
13/08 17:45 - Famous Last Words: "Fair Use" of Portfolio Samples
13/08 17:45 - The Games Game: Expanding your knowledge base
13/08 17:45 - Culture Clash: The More Things Change: Everythings evolving, eventually
10/08 23:45 - IGDA: New Staff Blog Post from Joshua!
10/08 20:45 - IGDA: New Association Newsletter Format
07/08 17:45 - IGDA: July 8th Board Meeting Minutes
06/08 17:45 - Tobi Saulnier to Join Bob Bates as IGDA Co-Chair
05/08 14:45 - IGDA: Joshua Caulfield Addresses Recent Emails to Members
30/07 23:45 - GDC Austin: IGDA Members Receive $50 Discount!
30/07 17:45 - IGDA Staff Blog: The Power of Team
28/07 17:45 - Culture Clash: Developer in a Bottle: Self-destruction and stressful jobs
28/07 17:45 - Famous Last Words: Setting the Bar for Milestone Approval
28/07 17:45 - The Games Game: The Whole Game School Thing: Follow up
23/07 23:45 - IGDA South Florida Unreal Contest Update
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American site gbadev

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
 Direct access to the forum of this site
Categories: Video Games, Homebrew
07/12 10:01 - 15th anniversary!
15th anniversary! (News : General) By SimonB on Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:01:07 EST
09/12 19:01 - Anarkoid v1.0
Anarkoid v1.0 (Games : Classic) By Oscar BraindeaD on Fri, 09 Dec 2011 19:01:06 EST
09/12 19:01 - DragonBasic Donkey Kong
DragonBasic Donkey Kong (Games : Classic) By fjsantos on Fri, 09 Dec 2011 19:01:04 EST
08/12 08:01 - bsnes v091
bsnes v091 (Tools : Emulator) By byuu on Thu, 08 Dec 2011 08:01:09 EST
07/12 13:02 - FASMARM v1.28
FASMARM v1.28 (News : General) By krom on Wed, 07 Dec 2011 13:02:03 EST
07/12 06:01 - Free Pascal 2.6.0
Free Pascal 2.6.0 (Tools : Build) By Francesco Lombardi on Wed, 07 Dec 2011 06:01:09 EST
06/12 12:02 - Chuckie Egg Clone
Chuckie Egg Clone (Games : Classic) By Bootlegger on Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:02:03 EST
06/12 12:02 - Bounder
Bounder (Games : Classic) By Bootlegger on Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:02:03 EST
06/12 12:02 - 3 Weeks In Paradise
3 Weeks In Paradise (Games : Classic) By Bootlegger on Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:02:03 EST
06/12 12:02 - Cube
Cube (Demos : Tech Demo) By Bootlegger on Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:02:03 EST
06/12 12:02 - Bridge Racer
Bridge Racer (Games : Racing) By Bootlegger on Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:02:03 EST
09/07 23:58 - 10th anniversary
10th anniversary (News : General) By SimonB on Fri, 09 Jul 2010 23:58:14 EDT
09/04 15:29 - GameBoy Advance GORF
GameBoy Advance GORF (Games : Arcade) By ArugulaZ on Fri, 09 Apr 2010 15:29:08 EDT
17/12 16:01 - Pocket Raider 2 v1.0.0
Pocket Raider 2 v1.0.0 (Games : Shootem Up) By John Reder on Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:01:08 EST
17/12 16:01 - Pocket Raider v1.0.3
Pocket Raider v1.0.3 (Games : Shootem Up) By John Reder on Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:01:07 EST
17/12 16:01 - Pocket Commander v1.0.2
Pocket Commander v1.0.2 (Games : Strategy) By John Reder on Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:01:06 EST
13/12 10:24 - Busy times IRL, slow online
Busy times IRL, slow online (News : General) By SimonB on Sun, 13 Dec 2009 10:24:47 EST
22/01 17:17 - Hively Player Advance
Hively Player Advance (Demos : Tech Demo) By Spot / Up Rough / Triad on Thu, 22 Jan 2009 17:17:04 EST
28/12 13:01 - Negative Space
Negative Space (Games : Puzzle) By Gener Gabasa on Sun, 28 Dec 2008 13:01:44 EST
28/12 12:55 - AGBMidi 1.0a
AGBMidi 1.0a (Demos : Tech Demo) By AikenToAki on Sun, 28 Dec 2008 12:55:49 EST
10/07 20:10 - 5 million visitors & 8 years online
5 million visitors & 8 years online (News : General) By SimonB on Thu, 10 Jul 2008 20:10:32 EDT
12/06 16:03 - ReBoy v1.0a
ReBoy v1.0a (Games : Tool) By lsl on Thu, 12 Jun 2008 16:03:45 EDT
08/06 14:18 - Anguna 0.94
Anguna 0.94 (Games : Adventure) By gauauu on Sun, 08 Jun 2008 14:18:27 EDT
02/06 16:42 - S3M+
S3M+ (Demos : Tech Demo) By Ruben Nunez on Mon, 02 Jun 2008 16:42:44 EDT
31/05 18:19 - DS programmer wanted
DS programmer wanted (News : General) By SimonB on Sat, 31 May 2008 18:19:05 EDT
31/05 18:17 - 10.000 forum members
10.000 forum members (News : General) By SimonB on Sat, 31 May 2008 18:17:03 EDT
28/04 17:27 - S3MMix5
S3MMix5 (Demos : Tech Demo) By Ruben Nunez on Mon, 28 Apr 2008 17:27:05 EDT
21/02 07:04 - CCCP
CCCP (Games : Puzzle) By Torlus on Thu, 21 Feb 2008 07:04:46 EST
01/01 16:15 - Happy 5 year anniversary!
Happy 5 year anniversary! (News : General) By SimonB on Tue, 01 Jan 2008 16:15:59 EST
21/11 15:05 - Chessyka
Chessyka (Games : Classic) By Kay Hornig on Wed, 21 Nov 2007 15:05:55 EST
21/11 14:44 - Text Demo
Text Demo (Demos : Tech Demo) By Ruben Nunez on Wed, 21 Nov 2007 14:44:27 EST
16/09 16:36 - Advance Debugger 0.36
Advance Debugger 0.36 (Tools : Emulator) By Pastek on Sun, 16 Sep 2007 16:36:37 EDT
13/08 17:18 - FF4 Advance- The Return of Golbez
FF4 Advance- The Return of Golbez (Games : RPG) By Ruben Nunez on Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:18:59 EDT
13/08 17:18 - AGB Hack v1.5
AGB Hack v1.5 (Games : Classic) By Donnie Russell II on Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:18:57 EDT
13/08 17:18 - AGB Rogue v1.21
AGB Rogue v1.21 (Games : Classic) By Donnie Russell II on Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:18:53 EDT
23/06 15:00 - BulletGBA 5.0
BulletGBA 5.0 (Demos : Shootem Up) By Takayama Fumihiko on Sat, 23 Jun 2007 15:00:00 EDT
27/05 18:41 - MarioBreak!
MarioBreak! (Games : Arcade) By Hugo Smits on Sun, 27 May 2007 18:41:29 EDT
27/05 18:36 - Spr2Vox
Spr2Vox (Demos : Tech Demo) By Hugo Smits on Sun, 27 May 2007 18:36:28 EDT
25/04 12:25 - Motocross Challenge
Motocross Challenge (Games : Sports) By DHG Games on Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:25:57 EDT
25/04 12:05 - Voxelworm
Voxelworm (Demos : Tech Demo) By Dag Ågren on Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:05:40 EDT
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American site LinuxGames

Last update on 2015-07-29 at 18:26
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16/07 00:25 - [News] End of Era
After 17 years on the Internet, AtomicGamer, the site who has been hosting LinuxGames is shutting down at the end of the month. I think it is time also that we put LinuxGames to bed as well. It has been a wild and fascinating ride all these years watching the Linux community mature and come...
07/05 23:56 - [News, dex, dreadlocks] Dex Released
There aren?t a lot of 2D side-scrolling RPGs, I can?t think of any that aren?t from consoles like Odin Sphere on the Playstation 2 and Valkyrie Profile on the Playstation and Playstation Portable. Certainly none were cyberpunk. We?ve had a resurgence of cyberpunk gaming with the isometric...
04/02 22:54 - [News, doctor entertainment, gear up] Gear Up
Doctor Entertainment?s multiplayer custom vehicular combat game, Gear Up is now out of Steam?s Early Access program. The game is free-to-play, though it lacks traditional micro transactions and instead has a basic and a premium version on offer that let you choose how many customization options...
04/02 04:29 - [News, crimsonland] Crimsonland Released
Twin-stick shooter Crimsonland?s ?thousands of aliens, giant spiders, and more are on the attack?? on Linux. Crimsonland was originally released in 2003, and this is the hugely updated version originally released early in June 2014. They had a few comments about the porting process in their...
30/01 00:06 - [News, early access, the body changer] Early Accessed: The Body Changer
Developer TheShortAndTheTall have had their third-person action puzzler The Body Changer in Steam?s Early Access program and it?s now available for Linux. I had a chance to play it and it is interesting although I?m not sure how fitting the ?metroidvania? description is as it seems the developers...
29/01 18:44 - [News, aspyr, fahrenheit...] Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered Released
Aspyr is on a roll, and now they?re doing remasters. This time it?s Quantic Dream?s Fahrenheit. Or as I knew it here in the US, Indigo Prophecy. In addition to updating the graphics, and adding proper controller support, Aspyr has also decided to mash the names together with a colon. Fahrenheit...
27/01 17:44 - [News, grim fandango, lucasarts...] Grim Fandango Remastered Released
It?s entirely possible that you were born after Tim Schafer?s adventure masterpiece, Grim Fandango, was originally released 17 years ago. If that?s the case, school sucks but here is some good news. Grim Fandango has been re-released with updated visuals, music, and the best part is that the tank...
27/01 16:54 - [News, techland] Dying Light Released
The developer of Dead Island has brought out another Adjective Noun zombie slasher. This time it has a greater focus on parkour and we get our Linux version on release day. Dead Island was pretty great, hopefully this one is even better. Dying Light on Steam.
19/12 16:21 - [News, 2k games, beyond earth...] Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth Released
Sid Meier?s Civilization V gets a fresh coat of paint with Civilization: Beyond Earth, available now. A successor to Sid Meier?s Alpha Centauri in theme, this civilization from Aspyr and 2k switches from nations to factions and adds other sci-fi tropes. Sid Meier?s Civilization: Beyond Earth on...
11/12 00:34 - [News, croteam, the talos principle] I just pre-ordered The Talos Principle, you should do the same
Oakland, CA ? After playing the entire talos principle ?public test? (a free downloadable version with limited content) TimeDoctor made the decision today to pre-order Serious Sam developer Croteam?s soon-to-be-released The Talos Principle. Said TimeDoctor: ?It seems pretty cool, you know? It was...
11/12 00:24 - [News, dejobaan games, elegy for a dead world] Elegy for a Dead World Launches
Sci-Fi storytelling game, Elegy for a Dead World has been released from Dejobaan Games, makers of such fine games as AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome and Drunken Robot Pornography. Elegy tasks you with visiting dead planets and writing about them. You?ll be able to share and read...
26/11 16:20 - [News, aspyr] Aspyr opens Linux Game Store
Having recently brought a handful of games to Linux, Aspyr has opened a Linux games section of their GameAgent store. It?s interesting to see Aspyr come to Linux after having been known as a Mac developer for so long. Though this store just seems to be another interface to buy Steam download...
26/11 03:20 - [News, geometry wars 3] Geometry Wars: 3 Dimensions Released
Surprisingly, Activision (under the resurrected Sierra ?indie? label) has released Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions for Linux. Originally an Xbox 360 Arcade (digital download) game, this arcade twin-stick shooter has high score challenges and a ton of fun if it?s anything like the original. Geometry...
22/11 22:59 - [News, goat simulator, goats...] Goat MMO Simulator Released
The waiting time is over. Now is the MMORPG time for goats eveywhere. It?s a free update for Goat Simulator owners and you can play dozens of quests  across five classes to level up to level 101.  Goat Simulator on Steam.
07/11 16:13 - [News, supergiant games, transistor] Transistor Released
The beautiful Action-RPG, Transistor, from Supergiant Games (the team that built the Bastion), has been brought to Linux by Ethan Lee. He details his travails and technical challenges in this blog post: Basically, I took all the files in their MonoGame branch that referred to OpenTK, and replaced...
29/10 00:50 - [News, bioshock, kickstarter] Black Glove Kickstarter
We don?t post many kickstarters, and I personally try to avoid doing so because 90% of them aren?t going to ship at the budget they?ve chosen, on time, or with most of the features they?ve talked about. With that preface I?m fairly psyched for The Black Glove, from former Bioshock devs Day for...
25/10 19:20 - [News, dead island, deep silver...] Dead Island: GOTY Edition Released
Do you like murdering zombies on tropical islands? Dead Island is pretty great at it and is somewhat surprisingly now available for Linux years after it was released. By far the most fun you?ll ever have brutally slashing melee weapons at zombies. Plug in a 360 pad for bonus analog control over...
22/10 20:54 - [News, samurai punk, screencheat...] Screencheat Released
If you?ve ever played a multiplayer, split-screen, console game you?re going to be right at home with multiplayer split-screen FPS Screencheat. It?s like those older games, except everyone is invisible at all times and it?s impossible to be polite and avoid looking at their corner of the screen....
16/10 16:58 - [News, gamergate] GamerGate
We don?t post much in the way of editorials, but it seems inappropriate to remain silent on an issue that is making everyone who plays games or is associated with them look bad. If you?re not familiar with the issue, there?s a hashtag on twitter called #GamerGate (that link will take you to...
15/10 02:40 - [News, borderlands, gearbox] Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Released
All of that Borderlands 2 porting work that Asypr did hasn?t gone to waste. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was just released and is a simultaneous release with Mac and Windows. It is a little odd that this is a full-price $60 game, the early impressions I?ve heard haven?t been extremely positive as...
14/10 01:25 - [News, steam, valve] We’re Steam Curating Now
Valve recently added a new storefront to Steam, and in addition to enhanced search controls for finding games available for Linux, you can now follow us on our Steam curation page. We?ll post some recommendations there, and you should join our group if you?d like to chat or play with your fellow...
14/10 01:17 - [News, borderlands 2, gearbox] Borderlands 2 Released
Colorful shooters a plenty as Borderlands 2 has finally been release for Linux. This is the 2nd port from Aspyr, who were commonly known as a Mac porting house and also brought us XCom: Enemy Unknown. Gearbox?s Borderlands 2 has tons of content and is a super fun mix of RPG and FPS. Borderlands 2...
14/10 00:29 - [News, roundabout] Roundabout Released
Would you like to drive a limousine that is constantly spinning while you try to deliver passengers to their destinations? In Roundabout you can do that and watch some great 70?s B-Movie cut scenes in-between levels  Roundabout on Steam
14/10 00:00 - [News, devolver digital, heavy bullets] Heavy Bullets Released
Heavy Bullets is a roguelike FPS with a bright neon aesthetic from Terri Vellmann. There aren?t many others, and this is the first roguelike FPS for Linux. Heavy Bullets on Steam
13/10 23:30 - [News, firefly studios, stronghold 3] Stronghold 3 Gold Released
Castle-builder Stronghold 3 has been released. It?s got some great graphics and seemed decently fun from the couple hours I spent with it. Though it has mostly negative reviews on Steam, we can finally play it in Linux. Stronghold 3 Gold on Steam
19/09 22:58 - [News, cannon brawl, turtle sandbox] Cannon Brawl Released
If you?d like to blow up enemy towers, castles, and such, Cannon Brawl by Turtle Sandbox has been released. It?s a bit of a cross between worms and tower defense. Our sister-site timedoctor.org has a review and video. Or you can skip to getting it on Steam where it?s 25% for a bit: Cannon Brawl [?]
18/09 22:34 - [News, dragonfall, harebrained schemes...] Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut Released
Some players have recommended skipping the recent cyberpunky CRPG Shadowrun Returns and going to straight to the Dragonfall expansion. Now you can do just that with the standalone expansion pack, Dragonfall Director?s Cut. This director?s cut of the Dragonfall expansion pack adds new...
16/09 17:07 - [News, another world] Another World Released
  Éric Chahi?s seminal platformer Another World is finally available for Linux. Originally released in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST, this is a native port by Ryan Gordon of the 20th Anniversary Edition. It?s also known as Out Of This World. There is a detailed...
08/09 12:15 - [News] Wine 1.7.26
A new development release of Wine has been announced. New items in this release include: Still more DirectWrite functions. Improvements to the common File Dialog. A number of C runtime improvements. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.7.26 ]
04/09 15:15 - [News, devolver digital, hatoful boyfriend] Hatoful Boyfriend Released
If you?ve ever wanted to be the only human student in a school full of pigeons your time is now. The visual novella Hatoful Boyfriend has been released. You are invited to class. This is an updated remake from the 2011 original flash game, which was also updated later in 2011. You can find way, [?]
19/08 23:39 - [News, david oreilly, double fine...] Mountain Released
Would you like to build a Mountain? If so, David O?Reilly and Double Fine have your back with 99 cents of mountain building. The description is simply: ~ you are mountain ? you are god ~ Ambient procedural mountain game, as seen on The Internet. Mountain on Steam
19/08 23:35 - [News, trace vector, vexel games] Trace Vector Released
High-speed action-arcade game Trace Vector has been released on Steam: Trace Vector is a high speed action arcade game with puzzle elements. Featuring a modern take on vector style graphics, Trace Vector plays like an easy to learn, hard to master, game of the golden age of the 80?s video...
27/07 17:41 - [News] GOG.com and Linux
GOG.com announced this week that they now offer Linux game titles! A while ago, we’ve announced our plans to add Linux support as one of the features of our digital platform, with 100 games on the launch day sometime this fall. We’ve put much time and effort into this project and now...
27/07 17:37 - [News] Frozen Cortex Beta
Mode 7, the developers of Frozen Synapse, have released a beta of their latest title Frozen Cortex for Linux:
27/07 17:33 - [News] Civilization: Beyond Earth Previews
Two previews of the Alpha Centauri-inspired and Civ5 sequel Civilization: Beyond Earth were posted this week: Rock, Paper, Shotgun Polygon
20/07 21:33 - [News] Kerbal Space Program: First Contract
My beloved Kerbal Space Program has been updated to version 0.24, dubbed “First Contract” because of an enhanced Career mode: Players will now have the opportunity to take on Contracts, manage Funds, a new in-game currency that allows players to buy rocket and plane parts, and earn...
20/07 21:26 - [News] Nightmare Cooperative
The Verge posted a look at The Nightmare Cooperative as an intro to the usually uncompromisingly sadistic roguelike genre: At the outset, you control a single explorer, moving one square at a time through a series of rooms. The turn-based structure means that speed isn’t important, but...
20/07 21:23 - [News] Steamy Sokobond
The acclaimed chemistry-themed puzzler Sokobond will be available via Steam on Monday July 21st:
16/07 21:28 - [News, battlepaths, digerati distribution...] Battlepaths Released
Key12 Games? RPG Battlepaths has been released, here?s their announcement: The Linux Version of Battlepaths is now available on the store! Hundreds of thousands of Linux users will finally be able to save the world from the evil Chaos Overlord, fighting their way through the realms and testing...
14/07 12:10 - [News] MouseCraft
MouseCraft – drop mice, solve puzzles: It’s available via Steam or from direct from the devs.
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American site GameInfoWire.com

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:26
 
28/04 15:55 - Catherine PlayStation 3 Screenshots
8 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Atlus Software
28/04 15:55 - Tales of Xillia PlayStation 3 Screenshots
24 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Bandai
28/04 15:55 - Dragons Dogma Xbox 360 Screenshots
8 Xbox 360 Screenshots posted, from Capcom
28/04 14:55 - THQ and Games Workshop Announce Multi-Year Extension of Warhammer 40,000 Video Game License...
Extending THQ's current exclusive rights to publish video games based on the popular Warhammer 40,000 universe through titles across all relevant platforms including core, social and mobile rights.
28/04 14:55 - Red Faction: Armageddon demo available May 3
The free playable demo of Red Faction: Armageddon will be available on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade on May 3.
28/04 14:55 - Darkspore Ships For PC
Darkspore is an online action RPG in which players battle co-operatively across alien worlds against a deadly foe, as well as test their skills in multiplayer matches against players around the globe.
28/04 14:55 - LucasArts Signs Multi-Year, Studio-Wide Unreal Engine 3 Licensing Agreement
Leading developer and publisher to leverage award-winning game engine technology across platforms
25/04 16:55 - MotorStorm Apocalypse PlayStation 3 Screenshots
10 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Sony
25/04 16:55 - inFAMOUS 2 PlayStation 3 Screenshots
10 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Sony
22/04 16:50 - Street Fighter X Tekken PlayStation 3 Screenshots
10 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Capcom
22/04 15:50 - NCAA Football 12 PlayStation 3 Screenshots
21 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Electronic Arts
22/04 15:50 - Risen 2: Dark Waters Xbox 360 Screenshots
8 Xbox 360 Screenshots posted, from Deep Silver
22/04 00:50 - Saints Row The Third PlayStation 3 Screenshots
19 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from THQ
22/04 00:50 - Prey 2 Xbox 360 Screenshots
7 Xbox 360 Screenshots posted, from Bethesda Softworks
22/04 00:50 - Anarchy Reigns PlayStation 3 Screenshots
8 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Sega
22/04 00:50 - SSX: Deadly Descents PlayStation 3 Screenshots
6 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Electronic Arts
22/04 00:50 - Shadows of the Damned PlayStation 3 Screenshots
23 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Electronic Arts
05/04 16:10 - The SIMS 3: Generations Expansion Pack Announced
Newest Expansion Pack to Critically-acclaimed The Sims 3 Brings New Activities, Celebrations, Drama and Ways to Be Creative Through Each of Life’s Stages from Child to an Adult
05/04 16:10 - Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Xbox 360 Screenshots
9 Xbox 360 Screenshots posted, from D3 Publisher
05/04 16:10 - Spider-Man: Edge of Time PlayStation 3 Screenshots
8 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Activision
05/04 00:10 - Thor: God of Thunder Video Game Trailer
Thor: God of Thunder takes players through a spectacular, epic-scale original third-person adventure for which Eisner Award-winning writer and lead Thor comic book author Matt Fraction served as story consultant.
05/04 00:10 - Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D - Jill and Wesker Trailer
Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D delivers the intense Mercenaries gameplay experience on a handheld console.
05/04 00:10 - Battlefield 3 New Gameplay Trailer
Fault Line Gameplay Trailer Episode III: Get that Wire Cut
05/04 00:10 - Battlefield Play4Free Opens To Players Worldwide - Launch Trailer
Players progress through the game to learn new combat skills, and earn in-game currency to spend on a massive array of devastating weapons and equipment to propel players to victory in 32-player online battles.
04/04 17:10 - Nintendo DSiWare, Virtual Console and WiiWare Weekly Updates
Anonymous Notes Chapter 1 - From The Abyss, A Fairy Tale, Absolute Baseball, Super Bonk, Planet Fish and A Monsteca Corral: Monsters vs. Robots.
04/04 17:10 - Tales of Xillia PlayStation 3 Screenshots
20 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Bandai
04/04 17:10 - inFAMOUS 2 PlayStation 3 Screenshots
4 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Sony
04/04 17:10 - Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PlayStation 3 Screenshots
6 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Bethesda Softworks
04/04 17:10 - Playstation 3 Passes Xbox 360 in Global Active Devices
Nintendo's Wii Will Slip to Third Place in Annual Sales in 2011
30/03 00:10 - Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters Ships For Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Wii
Fans of All Ages Can Now Experience Iconic Golf Course and Tournament
30/03 00:10 - Shift 2 Unleashed Ships For Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Windows PC
Feel the Excitement of Being in the Driver’s Seat through All-New Helmet Cam, Drive-Altering Night Racing and Fierce Competition with Autolog
30/03 00:10 - L.A. Noire Honored as Official Selection of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Groundbreaking title is the first video game ever to be selected at world-renowned film festival
30/03 00:10 - MX vs. ATV Alive Downloadable Content to Include James Stewart’s Motocross Compound and More
Robust Digital Strategy Delivers Tons of Variety, Allows Fans to Fully Customize Their Racing Experience
30/03 00:10 - WWE All Stars Ships For Consoles
New Release Set to Unite Generations of WWE Enthusiasts and Casual Followers with an Intuitive, Accessible and High Impact Gameplay Experience Inside the Virtual Ring
30/03 00:10 - WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare Weekly Updates
Dart Rage, Learning with the PooYoos, Faceez: Monsters and Simply Solitaire head to the Wii and DS.
28/03 16:10 - Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Confirmed By Capcom
Latest iterations of horror coming to home console, PC and handheld
28/03 16:10 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 'Reverie' DLC for Playstation 3 Now Available
In this debut add-on package, players will return to the Castle as Gabriel to help Laura, the former servant to the vampire Carmilla, destroy the unruly evil that was previously kept in check by the recently slain Queen.
28/03 16:10 - Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga Demo now available for Xbox 360
Spend hours exploring the game before it's even released
28/03 16:10 - THQ Announces Estimated Global Homefront Sell-Through of Over 1 Million Units, on 2.4 Million...
In addition, according to UK Chart Track's March 21st weekly report, Homefront's reported first weekend sell-through ranked the game as #1 for the week, as well as the best-selling week-one new console release in 2011 in the UK.
27/03 18:10 - Mortal Kombat PlayStation 3 Screenshots
5 PlayStation 3 Screenshots posted, from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
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English site Ferrago

Last update on 2013-02-04 at 12:55
 
04/02 12:55 - [News] Hitman HD Trilogy due early next year
Hitman 2, Contracts and Blood Money getting an HD facelift
04/02 12:55 - [News] Maxis shows off the new multicity gameplay for SimCity
Cities can now share resources and services
04/02 12:55 - [News] Dishonored gets its first shot of DLC in the shape of Dunwall City Trials
PS3 version not due in Europe till next week
04/02 12:55 - [News] Danish dev to bring Space Hulk back next year
Space Hulk coming to PC, Mac and iOS
04/02 12:55 - [News] Lords Of Shadow 2 brings the Castlevania series into the modern day
New trailer shows Dracula waking up ready to conquer the world all over again
04/02 12:55 - [News] The Last Of Us due out this May
Naughty Dog's new adventure finally gets a release date
04/02 12:55 - [News] HD remaster of Broken Sword II hits Android
Just enough time to play it before the Mayan end of the world
04/02 12:55 - [News] Dark Souls II unveiled at this year's VGAs
Prepare to die next year, even more
04/02 12:55 - [News] Capcom announces Street Fighter X Mega Man
Free PC title coming in honour of Mega Man and Street Fighter both turning 25
04/02 12:55 - [News] German laws restricting mature games sales on the Wii U eStore across Europe
18-rated titles only available between 11pm and 3am in Nintendo eStore
04/02 12:55 - [News] Rockstar working on a next-gen game engine as they finish off GTA V
Rockstar North not skipping a beat
04/02 12:55 - [News] Crysis 3 wrings every possible drop of performance out of the PS3 and Xbox 360
Yerli believes even Crysis 2 is technologically above anything else in this generation
04/02 12:55 - [News] Homefront 2 critical for THQ and Crytek says Cervat Yerli
Homefront 2 is key to THQ's survival
04/02 12:55 - [News] DmC: Devil May Cry PC release confirmed for the end of January
And only two weeks after the console release
04/02 12:55 - [News] Irrational opens up the BioShock Infinite cover art to a fan vote
Irrational games resopnds constructively to community criticism
04/02 12:55 - [News] New Mass Effect probably due 2014 at the earliest
Development not more than two months in
04/02 12:55 - [News] Like squashing bugs? EDF 2025 announced for release next year
Cult Japanese shooter returning to consoles in 2013
04/02 12:55 - [News] After a short delay Grand Theft Auto: Vice City hits Android
Android version gets a few more options over the iOS version
04/02 12:55 - [News] The Secret World takes the Guild Wars approach
Funcom's latest MMO goes subscription free
04/02 12:55 - [News] Football Manager Handheld 2013 kicks off on mobiles
New mobile version goes live on Android and iOS from midnight
04/02 12:55 - [News] Naughty Dog refuses to push Ellie to the back of The Last Of Us boxart
Uncharted refuses to feed the idea that male heroes on the cover helps sell more games
04/02 12:55 - [News] Gabe Newell confirms that Valve has their own living room hardware on the way
Steam Box will probably be powered by Linux and not Windows
04/02 12:55 - [News] BioShock Infinite box art is to entice new players says Levine
Levine also professes not knowing anything about salad dressing
04/02 12:55 - [News] League Of Legends hires psychologists to help deal with community misbehaviour
Riot Games forms a bureau to clean up the community
04/02 12:55 - [News] Guitar Hero 7 was well under way, experimented with six-stringed controller before cancellation
Cancellation happened around half-way through the game's development cycle
04/02 12:55 - [News] Creative Assembly launches new Total War Wiki, reveals first playable faction in Rome II
And surprise, surprise, it's Rome
04/02 12:55 - [News] Mike Capps retires as the president of Epic Games
Capps will remain on the board in an advisory capacity
04/02 12:55 - [News] Painful Memories DLC arrives for Max Payne 3
Multiplayer maps include the Roscoe Street Subway Station
04/02 12:55 - [News] Hidden Secrets DLC drops for Assassin's Creed III Season Pass holders from today
DLC will arrive next week for non-Season Pass holders
04/02 12:55 - [News] UK games industry tax breaks to be set at 25 percent
Good news everyone!
04/02 12:55 - [News] Dragonborn Skyrim DLC hits Xbox Live Marketplace today
Time to saddle up your dragon and head to Morrowind
04/02 12:55 - [News] EVE Online gets its 18th expansion in Retribution
Revenge is the theme of EVE's latest update
04/02 12:55 - [News] Hawken open beta confirmed for launch next week
Adhesive Games' new mech game to get unleashed on the general gaming population
04/02 12:55 - [News] Creative Assembly to get their hands on the Warhammer franchise
It's what Warhammer fans have been waiting for
04/02 12:55 - [News] New trailer for Gears Of War: Judgment premieres at the VGAs
Pre-order bonus outlined
04/02 12:55 - [News] New GameSpy owners Glu kill Sniper Elite servers without warning or consent
Several other classic PC titles affected by similar closures
04/02 12:55 - [News] GTA: Vice City hits iOS, Android release delayed
Rockstar promises the Android version should be out by the end of next week
04/02 12:55 - [News] Rayman Legends now shooting for a February release
Save that Christmas money
04/02 12:55 - [News] BioShock Infinite pushed back another month
Irrational adding yet more polish
04/02 12:55 - [News] BioShock for PS Vita not a foregone conclusion
Levine says that its future lies in the hands of the business guys now
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Austrian site RPGDot

Last update on 2008-09-09 at 15:00
 Direct access to the forum of this site
25/04 16:55 - Mythos - Preview @ Stratics
Stratics take an approving look at flagship's free-to-play Mythos:Overall, I found playing this MMO to be a great experience. This game is cute and I had a lot of fun. With playable quests, instanced dungeons, a complex skillset, an achievements list and more, Mythos has a surprising amount of...
25/04 15:15 - NWN - Podcast 52 now out @ NWN Podcast
Issue 52 contains:Trey and Dave have a fireside chat with the folks over at Realms of Annakolia . An NWN1 persistent world. Included are DM Barry who is a team member of the Community Expansion Pack (CEP) and a Neverwinter Connections Grand hall of Fame Dungeon Master! And his other half DM...
25/04 14:59 - Depths of Peril: Deep gameplay @ PlayNow
PlayNow had a short review of Soldak Entertainment's Depths of Peril, awarding it an overall score of 7.8:The game could have introduced its varied elements better, but give credit to the developers for a game that explores new territory and creates a living world where actions have consequence...
25/04 14:35 - Fallout 3 - Preview @ EuroGamer
Kieron Gillen writes the Eurogamer preview of Fallout 3:This is especially pointed as the non-turn-based side fails to convince as much as you'd hope. While "Oblivion with guns" has been the rather sarcastic description from cynics, my personal take was....
25/04 14:28 - Rise of the Argonauts - Interview @ VideoGamer.com
Ed Del Castillo, president of US-based developer Liquid Entertainment, spoke (at length) to VideoGamer.com about upcoming release, Rise of the Argonauts:

"I think the combat mechanics in most RPGs suck ass! There's no other way to say it. This concept that I can trade blows ad...
25/04 14:13 - Hellgate: London - Multiplayer Patch 1.3 goes live
Multiplayer Patch 1.3 for Hellgate: London has gone live:Greetings, Hellgaters, and welcome to Hellgate: London Patch 1.3!Patch 1.3 is a beast of a update, offering no less than eight new features to the game including Shared Stash, a Premium Item Merchant, Donation Collectors and Global Buffs,...
25/04 14:01 - Two Worlds - Tainted Blood Free DLC
According to the Press Release:Karlsruhe, May 24th 2008 - Gamers who bought the Game-of-the-Year edition of "Two Worlds" (available in the European shops for 29.99 Euro since the beginning of April) were thrilled with the brand new PC multiplayer add-on for the RPG - and now they can download the...
25/04 13:58 - Mythos - Media #1 @ RPG Vault
RPG Vault are showcasing five new screenies of the Umbral Peaks zone. See them Here!
24/04 16:49 - Overlord: Raising Hell - Trailer @ VideoGamer.com
VideoGamer.com has a short trailer for Overlord - Raising Hell. Watch it Here
24/04 15:19 - RPGDot Feature - Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates - A review
Ben Mears has reviewed Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates for the Jolt sites. Read his thoughts on the game Here
24/04 14:47 - Mythos - Beta access being restricted
The Mythos Beta test is being restricted to English-speaking countries:Please understand that the Mythos Closed Beta Test was designed for North American and select European territories. When we do open our Beta, we cannot have countries outside these regions playing a non-localized Mythos...
24/04 13:12 - Dungeons & Dragons: The Pen and Paper Video Game @ GamaSutra
GamaSutra argue that Gary Gygax was the father of the video game:Still, players needed something to generate the experience -- where do the "forest" or "castle" come from? Gygax and Arneson's answer was another human brain: the Dungeon Master's. The DM of a D&D campaign runs and arbitrates...
24/04 12:00 - BioWare - On Narrative, Wii Gaming, Mainstream Press, MMOs & More @ GameDaily
Ray Muzyka (CEO & GM) and Greg Zeschuk (President & GM) sat down for a GDC chat with GameDaily. this is a snip about the nature of RPG's:BIZ: Have you guys ever been tempted to make something other than an RPG?Muzyka: We would argue we're making all kinds of things other than RPGs....
24/04 11:50 - Hellgate: London - Underground Communique #4
The fourth Underground Communique has now been issued for Hellgate: London with the announcement that Single Player Patch 1.2 has been released and Multiplayer Patch 1.3 is due tomorrow:After about two weeks in public beta testing, the Single Player Patch 1....
24/04 11:42 - Fallout 3 - Kikizo take a look with Pete Hines
Kikizo have posted a four page Pete Hines preview/demo writeup of Fallout 3:Taking your time is probably a good thing, because one aspect of our demo that won't carry over into the main game is the omnipresence of ammo. Hines hot-linked ammo and Stempaks to the Xbox 360 D-pad and during our demo...
24/04 11:30 - VtM: Bloodlines - Unofficial v5.2 Patch @ The Patches Scrolls
Yet another unofficial patch for VtM Bloodlines over at The Patches Scrolls:+Made occult braid raise unarmed feat instead of computer knowledge.+Restored several persuasion, stat updates and research conditions.+Made stealth harder and restored melee and defense powerup effects....
24/04 11:03 - Lost Odyssey - DLC coming to XBox Live
Gaming Today reports that:New Downloadable Content for Lost Odyssey is coming to Xbox Live Marketplace April 25. There are three new items included in the DLC. "The Shattered Bond " unlocks a new dream, the "Killer Machine" ring is forged to specialize in fighting against magic-powered weapons...
24/04 10:53 - Age of Decadence: Vince D. Weller Interview @ RPG Codex
RPG Codex chat to Iron Tower's Vince. D. Weller about upcoming indie RPG Age of Decadence:3. You have a team that spans the globe and no physical office space to work in. How do you handle the challenge of communication? Do you have a regular routine of online chats? What role do email and forums...
23/04 16:18 - Dungeons and Dragons: 4th Edition - The Game That Started It All @ Ten Ton Hammer
Ten Ton Hammer have posted a NY Comicon overview of Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition and Dungeons & Dragons Interactive with Chris Perkins:We were also lucky enough to get a sneak peak at Dungeons & Dragons Interactive while at NY Comicon. The D&D Insider gives players a lot of...
23/04 16:14 - Depths of Peril: Beta 1.010 patch and new version SDK for mods
Soldak Entertainment write to tell us that they have released beta 1.010 patch Here, and a new version of their SDK for mods Here
23/04 15:14 - King's Bounty: The Legend - Russian Review and new screens @ CRPG.ru
GameBanshee are highlighting a review in Russian of King's Bounty: The Legend on CRPG.ru which awards the game 9.5/10. There are also new screenies Here
23/04 15:06 - Hellgate: London - Soundtrack now available on iTunes
The Hellgate London site has been updated with the news that the game's soundtrack is now available on iTunes:Announced about a month ago, the Hellgate: London official soundtrack is available for purchase. However, the album can now be found on iT...
23/04 15:02 - Drakensang: The Dark Eye - German Website re-vamp
GamersHell have noted that the German Drakensang website has been redone, with new concept art added to the site. See it all Here
23/04 14:58 - Alpha Protocol - First Look @ Games Radar
Games Radar take an early glance at Obsidian's spy RPG, Alpha Protocol:Conversations will whip along at a realistic pace, with you selecting changes in how Thorton responds to maintain the flow of real-life chatter. Gaming's former forays into the lives of secret agents, Deus Ex aside, have only...
23/04 14:21 - Games are Art @ Play.tm
Well are they?

Take the phenomenal Planescape: Torment. The game has the text compositions of many novels over, all carefully detailed to compliment the artistically designed ambiance. This is a game which combines literary brilliance, an amazing script, with a rather weak but...
23/04 10:09 - Avernum 5 - 7/10 @ GameBanshee
GameBanshee have taken a lengthy look at Spiderweb Software's Avernum 5:Overall, I was impressed by the feel of the game and the consistent futility of the frontier societies that runs as a thread throughout. This helped alleviate the somewhat mediocre nature of the plot itself....
23/04 10:03 - Mythos - Interview @ Ten Ton Hammer
Ten Ton Hammer have posted a Q and A with Flagship's Travis Baldree and Max Shaefer about upcoming free-to-play Mythos:Q: Will crafters in Mythos be popular? That is, will their items be as good as drops or better?A: The best answer to that is that they should be "different," but neither better...
22/04 18:33 - Two Worlds - Interview @ OXM
OXM spoke to Reality Pump about what went wrong with the original Two Worlds and why the Temptation expansion will improve things:With Two Worlds being released to mixed reviews, what is the main issue Reality Pump will be looking to address with The Temptation?Two Worlds was not only the first...
22/04 14:36 - Mythos - Preview @ GamePlasma
GamePlasma have taken a look into the world of Mythos:Flagship Studios may have caught flack for its problems with their last title, Hellgate: London, but this time around they can't go wrong with something they are giving away for free. The free to play model for MMO's will only become more...
22/04 12:21 - Fallout 3 - Coverage Galore
There's a ton of Fallout 3 coverage on the net today, largely generated by the recent European press showings. First up is a preview at
Videogamer.com:

Despite the lengthy demo, it still seems as if we've only seen a fraction of what the final game will have to offer....
22/04 11:17 - Lost Odyssey - Nakazato: Western Developers Ahead Due To PC Heritage? @ GamaSutra
The president of the AQI-owned feelplus, Ray Nakazato, spoke to Gamasutra about the developer's history and future in a long interview:How do you feel about the development of Lost Odyssey? Are you satisfied with how it went?Ray Nakazato: Yeah. In terms of how the project went, it came out OK....
22/04 11:04 - Deus Ex: Invisible Wars - A detailed deconstruction @ Twenty Sided
Twenty Sided have followed up their review of Deus Ex with a two part look at what went wrong with Deus Ex: Invisible War. this is a snip from Part 1:

The biggest flaw with Deus Ex: Invisible War is that it was a complete departure from what was established in the original....
22/04 10:53 - Diablo 3 - Rumour Clarification
Fansite Diablo3.com attempt to clarify their previous teaser related announcement:In the past days there have been a lot of activity in the network sites after the countdown teaser. A few forum threads keep continuous debate between Diablo fans of what this announcement will be....
22/04 10:46 - Sacred 2 - Preview @ Jonric's Journal
Jonric's Journal takes a short look at the chances of Sacred 2 becoming a success:It's impossible not to notice that the visuals are much more competitive this time around with a brighter, richer color palette plus lots of detail. This improvement addresses what was almost certainly the most...
22/04 10:30 - Rise of the Argonauts - Jason and Hercules @ IGN
IGN take a look at Jason and Hercules, key characters in Liquid Entertainment and Codemasters' Rise of the Argonauts:The young king of peaceful Iolcus, an isle of tranquil villages and rolling farmlands, Jason expected to live a quiet life of service to his people....
22/04 10:20 - Mythos - New screens @ WorthPlaying
WorthPlaying has no less than 30 new screens for Flagship's Mythos. Check them all out Here
22/04 10:14 - Fantasy Wars - A solid game @ Strategy Informer
7.2 and a respectable review for Fantasy Wars over at Strategy Informer: It's very pleasant to play, it's easy to both play briefly and walk away, or to completely lose track of time in the "just-one-more-turn" scenario. The graphics are pleasing and enjoyable, the AI is frustratingly dumb at...
21/04 15:51 - Story Must die @ CVG
CVG plays Devils Advocate in a feature about the importance of story in games: A few years ago, a lovely chap writing a thesis on gaming visited PC Gamer to chat about what they believed made a great game. I remember incoherently trotting out the usual buzzwords: story, characterisation, freedom....
21/04 15:47 - Fallout 3 - No Demo possible @ EuroGamer
According to EuroGamer:Bethesda's Pete Hines has confirmed that there will be no demo for Fallout 3.Speaking exclusively to Eurogamer in the shape of Kieron Gillen, Hines said there was "no way" to slice a portion of the world off and have it stand on its own....
21/04 15:43 - Stranger - Lives up to its name @ Gamespot
Gamespot didn't seem to like Stranger very much, rating it 4/10:Unnecessary and awkward actually sums up Stranger in its entirety. This isn't an entirely awful game, just a mediocre one hampered by some bizarre design decisions, a deeply peculiar setting, and a terrible interface....
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English site Gamesblog

Last update on 2014-04-02 at 16:42
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
02/04 10:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.
01/04 10:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.
28/03 09:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's sooooooo Friday.
27/03 11:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's okay everyone, Monday is here to save us!
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology, Events...] Event: Kieron Gillen and the new games journalism
Rock,Paper,Shotgun and Marvel writer Kieron Gillen discusses his famed New Games Journalism manifesto with fellow writers Jon Hicks and Tim Edwards. Plus, the new generation of gaming journos
Ten years ago this week, well-known PC Gamer writer Kieron Gillen got home from the pub and...
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Monday - what can possibly go wrong?
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterMonday!
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterMonday! What could be better?!
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.
26/03 15:42 - [Games, Technology] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.
26/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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25/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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24/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Monday - what can possibly go wrong?GamesKeith Stuart
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21/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.GamesKeith Stuart
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20/03 11:34 - [theguardian.com, Events, Blogposts...] Event: Kieron Gillen and the new games journalism
Rock,Paper,Shotgun and Marvel writer Kieron Gillen discusses his famed ?New Games Journalism? manifesto with fellow writers Jon Hicks and Tim Edwards. Plus, the new generation of gaming journos
Keith Stuart
20/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.GamesKeith Stuart
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19/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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18/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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17/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's okay everyone, Monday is here to save us!GamesKeith Stuart
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14/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.GamesKeith Stuart
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13/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.GamesKeith Stuart
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12/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Wednesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Wednesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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11/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Tuesday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Tuesday.GamesKeith Stuart
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10/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Monday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterMonday! What could be better?!GamesKeith Stuart
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07/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Friday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Friday.GamesKeith Stuart
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06/03 07:00 - [theguardian.com, Blogposts, Technology...] Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Thursday.GamesKeith Stuart
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Canadian site The Cultural Gutter (Videogames)

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
03/09 16:56 - [Science-Fiction, camp, gay rights...] Whatever Happened to Saturday Night?
I was fifteen, pulling the ol? ?spending the night at a friend?s house? scam so I could sneak off and indulge in the sundry sins the big city offers to a country boy with a twinkle in his eye and about nine dollars in his pocket. I bummed a ride into town with my friend, Christie. Our [?]
03/09 01:22 - [Notes, animals, art...] Beta Ray Bill, Fin Fang Foom and Frog Thor!
Thirteen Covers celebrates Walt Simonson’s birthday with… 13 covers, including Beta Ray Bill, Fin Fang Foom and Frog Thor!
01/09 19:49 - [Notes, 1930s, 2010s...] The Black Cat at The Projection Booth
Rob and Mike watch Edgar Ulmer?s The Black Cat (1934) at The Projection Booth. ?The first big American studio film ? and last big American studio film ? directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, The Black Cat is, uh, ?inspired? by Edgar Allan Poe?s short story and stars Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff in a taut [?]
30/08 20:56 - [Notes, 1930s, 1980s...] The Clothes Of Hercule Poirot (And Captain Hastings)
Gentleman’s Gazette has a piece on the sartorial splendor of Hercule Poirot and of Captain Hastings in the BBC television adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Poirot mysteries.
29/08 22:16 - [Notes, 1970s, 1980s...] “As Much As I Can, As Black As I Am: The Queer History of Grace Jones”
At Pitchfork, Barry Walters writes about Grace Jones. ?One night in 1993, I finally got my chance to see Jones perform at a local gay nightclub and took my friend Brian, whose partner Mark was too sick to join us?.She didn?t back away from the elephant in the room: She dedicated one song to...
29/08 00:15 - [Notes, Carol Borden, crime...] “Friday Five: 5 Nifty Noir Films From Before 1955”
At Pornokitsch, The Gutter?s own dame with a shady past Carol writes about five films noir.  ?Do you want to watch some film noir? I hope so, because I have five films to suggest. Films about dames gone wrong, poor doomed saps, murders, sex and modern knights errant.?
28/08 19:53 - [Notes, 1920s, 1930s...] “Billie Holiday on Swing Street”
At The Alcohol Professor, The Gutter?s own Keith writes about Billie Holiday in a fantastic two-part piece. Part one traces ?the history of Billie Holiday and NYC nightlife through the Harlem Renaissance to Café Society.? Part two covers ?Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and the jazz scene in...
27/08 18:03 - [Comics, 1960s, 1970s...] Return To The Planet Of Monkeys vs. Robots
It?s time to return to a question I first confronted five years ago in  ?A Matter of Evolution: Monkeys vs. Robots? and faced again in?Terror of Monkeys vs. Robots.?  The eternal question of Monkeys* vs. Robots. Not just who would win in a fight. That question has been ably considered...
26/08 20:43 - [Notes, 2010s, books...] “Sci-Fi’s Difficult Genius”
The New Yorker has a profile of author Gene Wolfe. “His narrators may be prophets, or liars, or merely crazy, but somewhere in their stories they help to reveal what Wolfe most wants his readers to know: that compassion can withstand the most brutal of futures and exist on the most distant...
25/08 19:31 - [Notes, 1980s, 1990s...] Luchadores Photographed with their Families
Remezcla has a gallery of Lourdes Grobet’s portraits of luchadores with their families and a bit of an interview with her. (Yes, the luchadores are in their masks and often wearing suits or casual wear, which is the best thing). (Thanks, Matt!) “Father and warrior, the masked wrestler...
25/08 15:04 - [Notes, 1980s, 2010s...] “Of Course Kimber and Stormer are Gay”
At Autostraddle, Heather Hogan has ?a Recap of Jem and the Holograms? Truly Outrageous Lesbianism.? (Thanks, Sara Century!) ?If you are a woman over the age of 30, I have some information that is going to send you cartwheeling back to 1987 to high five your young self and shout ?We...
24/08 21:21 - [Notes, 1900s, 1960s...] “Without America’s Soap Operas We Would Never Have Gotten Mad Men“
?Over the last couple of weeks, I?ve been binge-watching one of the most innovative series on television. Like many of the gems of the current TV renaissance, it features extended narratives with complex plots, intricate backstories, and layered characters. Its approach to storytelling is...
23/08 23:55 - [Notes, 2010s, audio...] “Fortune Cookie” by Chica Non Grata
Here’s the first Gutterthon 2015 Geektastic Song–“Fortune Cookie” by Chica Non Grata. Chica Non Grata kindly offered to write 3 songs based on topics offered by 3 lucky backers. So listen up and get down. “A song about pop-up ads and how creepy they are and how they...
22/08 23:06 - [Notes, 1870s, 1880s...] “13 Barrier-Breaking Women of Early Cinema and Old Hollywood”
Friend of the Gutter, Nitrate Diva writes about 13 women who helped shape cinema. ?Hollywood is, in many ways, a more male-dominated environment today than it was 90 or so years ago. Scary, huh? In order to perpetuate a culture where more women make movies now, we need to recognize the women...
20/08 21:32 - [Notes, 1940s, 1950s...] Gail Simone on Yvonne Craig
Gail Simone remembers Yvonne Craig. “I knew a lot of boys who wanted to be Batman. But from that day to this, I wanted to be Batgirl. And to me, Yvonne Craig was Batgirl.”
20/08 21:30 - [Notes, 2010s, biography...] “Piracy Gave Me A Future”
At Boing Boing, Daniel Starkey writes about poverty’s intellectual dead zones and how poverty gave him a future. “I don’t pirate games anymore, and I don’t support pirating games if you can afford to buy them. But when I needed it, piracy gave me hope. When I considered...
20/08 15:45 - [Screen, Army of Darkness, Ash Williams...] Don’t forget the evil magic words
I often consider how the me of the future will feel about what I?m choosing to do right now, but more on the scale of ?morning alex will be really annoyed that night alex didn?t bother to make a lunch? than on the scale of ?how will I feel about this decision I?m making in [?]
19/08 19:51 - [Notes, 1980s, 1990s...] Hustlers
Dangerous Minds has a gallery of Eve Fowler?s 1983-1998 portraits of male prostitutes. ?The men themselves remain anonymous, and the viewer is left to wonder about their lives and personal stories. Street hustling has never been the safest way to make a living, and deaths from AIDS only stopped...
18/08 20:49 - [Notes, 2000s, 2010s...] Interview with Amy Poehler
Hadley Freeman profiles Amy Poehler. ??Amy made it clear that she wasn?t there to be cute,? Fey writes. ?She wasn?t there to play wives and girlfriends in the boys? scenes. She was there to do what she wanted to do and she did not fucking care if you like it.??
15/08 20:14 - [Notes, 1970s, 2010s...] “Bitch Planet Studies Exploitation With Exploitation”
At Sequential Art, Ian Dawe writes about Kelly Sue Deconnick and Valentine de Landro?s comic, Bitch Planet. ?The first thing to understand about this comic is that it?s a deep homage to 1970s science fiction, sports movies and exploitation pornography. Artist Valentine De Landro uses the visual...
14/08 19:43 - [Notes, 1980s, 1990s...] “What Made This Man Betray His Country?”
?His anger drove him to become the most successful and valued agent the CIA had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. The documents and draw­ings he passed to the United States in the early 1980s unlocked the secrets of Soviet radar and revealed sensitive plans for research on weapons...
13/08 16:03 - [Screen, 1960s, adaptation...] For Evermore: The Raven (1963)
Carol Borden has been summoned to mysterious gathering of sorcerers in a haunted castle this week and so she is covering herself with a non-comics piece about the 1963 film, The Raven. One of my favorite things about American International Productions is their opening credit sequences. While...
12/08 19:59 - [Notes, Constance Gibbs, crime...] Diverse Mysteries List
At Girls Wear Capes, Constance Gibbs shares a list of diverse mysteries for Girls Wear Capes‘ Diverse Reads Week. “I grew up reading mystery novels and obsessed over Veronica Mars. I probably read more Agatha Christie than a ten year old should, plus Encyclopedia Brown, some Nancy...
12/08 00:29 - [Notes, 2010s, books...] Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin
The New York Times Sunday Book Review has an interview with author Ursula K. Le Guin. ?I read mostly novels, any kind of novels, and poetry, and all kinds of nonfiction, especially some kinds of science, biographies, some history, and books about and by Native Americans, and Tierra del Fuego, and...
11/08 19:50 - [Notes, 2010s, comics...] “How To Interview Japanese Manga Artists: Tips for Western Journalists”
At Manga Comics Manga, Deb Aoki starts a conversation about suggestions in interviewing Japanese manga creators. ?Here?s our tips for pre-interview prep, interview questions to avoid, tips for having more productive conversations with comics pros from Japan, plus seven requests that I?d like to...
11/08 16:21 - [Notes, 1960s, anti-racism...] Miss Major On Stonewall
At Autostraddle, Miss Major talks about the Stonewall riot and the erasure of Trans folk, and in particular Trans folk of color, in representations of Stonewall. ?The best thing I can remember about that night is that when the girls decided, ?no, we ain?t doing this,? some of the girls got...
10/08 21:39 - [Notes, 2010s, action...] Gangs Of Wasseypur–Three Years Late
At Beth Loves Bollywood, Beth is joined by Carla from Filmi Geek to discuss Gangs of Wasseypur in “Two Bloggers Who Don’t Like Violent Movies Manage To Get Through Gangs Of Wasseypur Three Years Late.” (The Gutter’s own Keith has written about Gangs of Wasseypur at his...
09/08 20:51 - [Notes, 1980s, Carmine Infantino...] “Who Was Jack Kirby’s Darkseid?”
At Too Busy Thinking About My Comics, Colin Smith begins an in-depth look at Jack Kirby’s most anti-life creation, Darkseid. “What follows is my attempt to work out the character of Kirby’s Darkseid during those two wonderful years in the early 1970s, when DC Comics had handed...
08/08 21:17 - [Notes, 1910s, 1920s...] “(The Printing of) the Legend of Frances Farmer”
“When she didn’t get an answer, Frances starting throwing punches.” You Must Remember This podcast looks at the life and legend of actor Frances Farmer.
07/08 20:24 - [Notes, 2010s, art...] Star Wars in Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints
The Verge has a images of Star Wars scenes and characters interpreted via ukiyo-e woodblock prints. They also have video of the process.
07/08 18:44 - [Notes, 2000s, 2010s...] Interview with Yayan Ruhian
The Jakarta Post has a feature on Yayan Ruhian, who has remarkable fight scenes as Mad Dog in The Raid (2011); as Erik in Merantau (2009); and as Prakoso in The Raid II (2014). (Via The Heroic Sisterhood)
06/08 16:28 - [Science-Fiction, 2010s, Ancillary Justice...] That’s What She Said
One of the (many) challenges of science fiction, both for readers and creators, is conceiving of things for which humans have no frame of reference. HP Lovecraft used to confront us with such intellectual challenges in rather a simple but effective method. In The Color Out of Space, the narrator...
05/08 20:16 - [Notes, 1960s, 1970s...] “Charlie Manson’s Hollywood”
“Maybe more than anything else Charlie Manson’s story is a Hollywood story.” You Must Remember This podcast looks at the Manson Murders and “Charlie Manson’s Hollywood.” Here’s part 1. (Thanks, Colin!)
03/08 18:23 - [Notes, 1980s, 1990s...] John Ostrander on The Killing Joke Animated Feature
John Ostrander writes about the upcoming animated feature of The Killing Joke, his reaction to the assault on Barbara Gordon and his and Kim Yale’s reinvention of Barbara Gordon as Oracle. “The last story that Kim and I worked on together before she died was Oracle Year One, drawn by...
03/08 00:47 - [Notes, 2010s, art...] “Watercolor Superheroes Made Of Big Color Splashes”
deMilked has a gallery of lovely superhero watercolors by Blule (Clementine Campardou). (via S. L. Johnson)  
01/08 19:22 - [Notes, 1960s, 1970s...] Bava-Thon
In honor of director Mario Bava’s birthday, Shudder TV is having a Bava-thon with nine of his classic horror films chosen by friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes streaming free online all weekend. See the line-up here and watch here.
31/07 19:11 - [Notes, 1980s, 1990s...] Mark Hamill’s Sassy Autographs
There’s a set of Star Wars cards autographed with amusing comments by Mark Hamill at imgur.
30/07 16:01 - [Guest Star, 1800s, adaptation...] Strange Men and Magic
This week’s Guest Star Kate Laity writes about the television adaptation of Jonathan Strange And Mr. Norrell. Laity is an author, Medieval Studies scholar and History Witch. At Edge-Lit 4, my publisher, Adele Wearing of Fox Spirit Books, was on a panel about Grimdark. What is ‘grim...
29/07 21:22 - [Notes, 1970s, 2010s...] The Projection Booth watches Night Moves with the Gutter’s Own Carol
The Projection Booth watches Night Moves (1975) with special guest host the Gutter’s own Carol. “Arthur Penn’s Night Moves (1975) stars Gene Hackman as Harry Moseby, a private eye trying to find himself in a post-Watergate America. We’re joined by Nat Segaloff, author of...
29/07 00:47 - [Notes, 1970s, 2010s...] “Black Romance in Horror: Ganja & Hess (1973)”
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Ashlee Blackwell considers love in Ganja & Hess. ” It is up to the viewer to map a path that suits their understanding. What writer/director Bill Gunn (who plays Dr. Hess’ assistant) wanted was a disruption of mainstream fare. Gunn didn’t seem too...
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American site Portagame

Last update on 2010-02-27 at 23:45
 
19/11 05:52 - [iphone, mobile gaming] Is the iPhone A Serious Gaming System?
I tend to agree with this post on CrunchGear about the iPhone being a major player in the gaming market. Such is the life of a “jack-of-all-trades, master of none” type of device. It’s a great overall device, but it doesn’t have a killer app.
Is it a great phone?...
14/11 01:00 - [Portagame.com News] Revival? no. More like survival.
Hey folks! It’s time for my annual “ima gonna do better” post. As you all know and adore, I’m sure, I make a post about how I’d like to improve Portagame, increase posts, cover more topics, etc. Yup, all that. Here. Now.
And it’s all really gonna happen...
26/04 01:42 - [General Video Games] DEALS: Rock Box Storage Ottoman at Amazon
Psst.  I know it’s Saturday night and we all have lives…wait, no we don’t, we’re gamers. Amazon must have known this when they created this Gold Box deal. The Rock Box Ottoman that pops your Rock Band drum-set out like a jack-in-the-box, and happens to store your...
08/01 09:09 - [Editorials, ebay, hardcore gamer...] Hardcore Gamer Magazine Up for Sale
Man, I have all sorts of mixed feelings about this. Hardcore Gamer has placed their entire business, websites and printed mag, for sale on ebay with a starting bid of $42,000.
If I only had $42,000…
But honestly, is that the kind of shakeout that video game journalism is going...
04/01 10:50 - [Gameboy, backlight, gameboy mod...] Gameboy Pocket Mod [It's Never Too Late]
Bringing life, and light, back to the Gameboy Pocket, photobucket user TehBibin shows us that a good mod for a good system is sometimes worth the wait. The Gameboy Pocket is a fond memory for most handheld geeks as it was the first time Nintendo reintroduced the GB with a smaller, more sleek...
03/01 01:04 - [Classic Handhelds, Gadgets, Gameboy...] Oppo Muse is Chinese MP3 Player with D-Pad, Games Emulator
We may have Apple, but the Chinese have something that we don’t: the Oppo line of MP3 players and PMPs. Oppo makes some very sexy players that are a class of their own. At the top of that class is the Oppo MUSE PMP.

The MUSE is a 4GB media player, with a swivel screen and [...]
01/01 16:49 - [DS, PSP, chrono trigger...] X-Play?s Handheld Game of the Year 2008
Congratulations to developers of The World Ends With You for the DS ($29.99 @ amazon). They conquered the much respected X-Play’s Best of 2008: Best Handheld Game.
Runners up:

Chrono Trigger DS ($36.99 @ amazon)
God of War PSP ($36.99 @ amazon)
Patapon PSP...
06/12 10:37 - [DS, DSi, Portagame.com News...] This Year?s Hottest Christmas Toy is the Nintendo DSi
Contrary to what you have heard, the hottest toy for gamers this year is NOT the Wii Fit. Nor is it the PS3 or those YALENDS (Yet Another Limited Edition Nintendo DS) that were released for black friday.
No, this years hottest game system is the Nintendo DSi. If you own the DSi, I guarantee...
03/09 03:34 - [PSP, psp 3000, Sony PSP...] PSP 3000
I have yet to mention the PSP 3000 for a couple of reasons. 1) It isn’t that big of a deal. And 2) It isn’t that big of a deal.
What the PSP 3000 does bring is a brighter and more crisp screen, an onboard microphone, a PS button (for other-than-Sony-fanboys, think of this as the...
02/09 01:53 - [DS, nintendo ds, pictoimage...] PictoImage Proves DS will Never Replace Party Games
As I watch the trailer for PictoImage, I can’t help but get the feeling that “this is lame”. Now I’m going to stress that this is just from watching the trailer. I have yet to review the game, and I probably never will.
The concept is sound. Utilize the DS touchpad...
15/08 03:34 - [Portagame.com News, mascot, poll...] Poll: Pick The New Portagame Mascot
Time to voice up Portagamers…
You’ve probably seen the SLOOOOOOW transition we are making to a new site. We still have a new template underway, but we are running fine and dandy on this new WordPress install. (WordPress is so hawt!) Now we need to start considering a mascot. A...
12/08 04:53 - [DS, PSP, atari...] N+ Handheld, Because You Always Wanted a Pocket Ninja!
Pocket Ninja’s kick ass! I wish I would have had a pocket ninja when I went through middle school. Not many kids messed with me because I wore camouflage, but knowing I had a pocket ninja on me would be enough to boost my self confidence through that horrible stage of life. I’d get [...]
02/08 22:02 - [PSP, blue psp, blue sony psp...] Blue PSP
Black was too generic. Silver was lame. White was too much of a fashion victim. Red was… well ok, red was cool. But all those are the PSP colors of yesteryear.
Welcome to Generation Blue!
It’s blue! And we’re excited like Christmas. We’ve waited and waited,...
14/07 23:10 - [DS, E3, PSP...] E3 2008: Apogee Returns! Duke Nukem Trilogy for Handhelds!
Our first day back and we couldn’t ask for better news! Apogee has just announced that they are respawning from the dead. Their first creation will be a Duke Nukem Trilogy for handhelds! While we are still geek faithfuls who are still waiting for the Second Coming of DNfrom 3D Realms,...
14/07 23:10 - [DS, E3, PSP...] E3 2008: Apogee Returns! Duke Nukem Trilogy for Handhelds!
Our first day back and we couldn’t ask for better news! Apogee has just announced that they are respawning from the dead. Their first creation will be a Duke Nukem Trilogy for handhelds! While we are still geek faithfuls who are still waiting for the Second Coming of DNfrom 3D Realms,...
14/07 05:35 - [Portagame.com News, E3, iphone...] Stealth Portagame.com upgrade?
Friday we had the iPhone, tomorrow we have E3, so it seemed sense to launch a new and improved Portagame.com this weekend. Well, it’s new as in we use Wordpress now. There’s still a lot of things I want to do to the site, and a custom design was in the works at one point. [...]
14/07 05:35 - [Portagame.com News, E3, iphone...] Stealth Portagame.com upgrade?
14/07 05:35 - [Portagame.com News, E3, iphone...] Stealth Portagame.com upgrade?
Friday we had the iPhone, tomorrow we have E3, so it seemed sense to launch a new and improved Portagame.com this weekend. Well, it’s new as in we use Wordpress now. There’s still a lot of things I want to do to the site, and a custom design was in the works at one point. [...]
18/09 21:33 - [Portagame.com News] Construction Zone: Hard Hats Required.
Hey everyone,
I’m finally migrating away from b2evolution and onto wordpress. In the process I have to kill the template (temporarily) and also disable comments (more permanent, at least until wordpress is up and running). Migrations are never easy, so wish me luck!
18/09 21:33 - [Portagame.com News] Construction Zone: Hard Hats Required.
Hey everyone,
I’m finally migrating away from b2evolution and onto wordpress. In the process I have to kill the template (temporarily) and also disable comments (more permanent, at least until wordpress is up and running). Migrations are never easy, so wish me luck!
01/06 14:58 - [PSP] PSP Phone? Or is it PSPhone?
The fellas at the Giz have stumbled upon an interesting patent being developed by Sony Ericsson. Labeled as a “MOBILE INFORMATION TERMINAL APPARATUS” in order to, where guessing here, deter patent crawlers looking for a PSP/Gaming Phone application from Sony (HA! They got you!), the...
01/06 14:58 - [PSP Hardware] PSP Phone? Or is it PSPhone?
01/06 14:58 - [PSP] PSP Phone? Or is it PSPhone?
The fellas at the Giz have stumbled upon an interesting patent being developed by Sony Ericsson. Labeled as a “MOBILE INFORMATION TERMINAL APPARATUS” in order to, where guessing here, deter patent crawlers looking for a PSP/Gaming Phone application from Sony (HA! They got you!), the...
17/05 08:52 - [PSP, PSP Online] Viral Vids Pre-Formatted For Your PSP
There are only a few of the big name video sites (Google and GameTrailers yes, but no, not YouTube) that offer their video content in PSP and iPod compatible MP4 format. It’s something we definitely need more of. Have you ever been at a party, or a friends house, or even lunch with your...
17/05 08:52 - [PSP, PSP Online] Viral Vids Pre-Formatted For Your PSP
There are only a few of the big name video sites (Google and GameTrailers yes, but no, not YouTube) that offer their video content in PSP and iPod compatible MP4 format. It’s something we definitely need more of. Have you ever been at a party, or a friends house, or even lunch with your...
27/04 17:28 - [Portagame.com News] Poll: Help Shape the Future of Portagame 1: What format should we be?
Dear Current and Past Portagame Readers,
As we mentioned before, Portagame is in a flux of change at the moment. We have a single goal: to provide a site for handheld gaming news. We were off to a strong start, but with a series of life changes, the site came to a grinding halt. I’m...
27/04 17:28 - [Portagame.com News] Poll: Help Shape the Future of Portagame 1: What format should we be?
Dear Current and Past Portagame Readers,
As we mentioned before, Portagame is in a flux of change at the moment. We have a single goal: to provide a site for handheld gaming news. We were off to a strong start, but with a series of life changes, the site came to a grinding halt. I’m...
27/04 17:28 - [Portagame.com News] Poll: Help Shape the Future of Portagame 1: What format should we be?
23/04 22:57 - [Contests] U.K. Portagamers: Free Game System with Your Cellie
Hey Portagame pondskippers! Now’s your chance to get in on a little bit of free action. Cell phones are a (evil?) necessity in today’s world, so why not buy in on a little fun while you are at it? The biggest online mobile phone shop in the U.K. is offering free game consoles and...
23/04 22:57 - [Contests and Promotions] U.K. Portagamers: Free Game System with Your Cellie
23/04 22:57 - [Contests] U.K. Portagamers: Free Game System with Your Cellie
Hey Portagame pondskippers! Now’s your chance to get in on a little bit of free action. Cell phones are a (evil?) necessity in today’s world, so why not buy in on a little fun while you are at it? The biggest online mobile phone shop in the U.K. is offering free game consoles and...
05/04 16:20 - [PSP, Sony PSP News] Everyone Wants Their Hands on Your PSP
WOW!
That’s pretty much all I have to say about this ad for the PSP. I work full time in the advertising industry and I’m still debating if this ad is 100% diabolical genius (look at the buzz it is getting) or if it is just plain tacky and distasteful.
Did it work? Well...
05/04 16:20 - [PSP, Sony PSP News] Everyone Wants Their Hands on Your PSP
WOW!
That’s pretty much all I have to say about this ad for the PSP. I work full time in the advertising industry and I’m still debating if this ad is 100% diabolical genius (look at the buzz it is getting) or if it is just plain tacky and distasteful.
Did it work? Well...
16/02 07:39 - [PSP Software] LOST and 24 on Your PSP?
16/02 07:39 - [PSP, PSP Software] LOST and 24 on Your PSP?
It’s news about media convergence like this that I LOVE to hear:
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is in talks with Sky to allow PSP owners to download Sky content such as Lost and 24 onto their handheld devices.
See, who says that Sony hates the European market? If this...
16/02 07:39 - [PSP, PSP Software] LOST and 24 on Your PSP?
It’s news about media convergence like this that I LOVE to hear:
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is in talks with Sky to allow PSP owners to download Sky content such as Lost and 24 onto their handheld devices.
See, who says that Sony hates the European market? If this...
16/02 07:28 - [Editorials] Portagame: Becoming Relevant Again
16/02 07:28 - [Editorials] Portagame: Becoming Relevant Again
Portagame.com has always had a soft spot in my heart. In the early days, I poured my heart and soul into this site and built it up to be a fairly successful portal for the portable gaming world. I loved to blog about new hardware, and loved to search for news related to my favorite [...]
16/02 07:28 - [Editorials] Portagame: Becoming Relevant Again
Portagame.com has always had a soft spot in my heart. In the early days, I poured my heart and soul into this site and built it up to be a fairly successful portal for the portable gaming world. I loved to blog about new hardware, and loved to search for news related to my favorite [...]
09/11 07:04 - [Contests] Free Wii! (21 Days Remaining)
I was looking around teh good ol’ trusty internets to see about breathing some life into Portagame. I really don’t have the bandwidth (meaning personal time–I have a job to keep and a family to feed, and a wife who yells at me for being on the computer too much. sob.) to do game...
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American site OgreCave.com

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
04/06 21:19 - March 1st, 2009 - Love, war, and gaming
With Mike and Allan.

This one’s a slightly longer show, which has been delayed in file malfunction hell for a while. We didn’t want to give up on it, though, so here it is, finally – our DunDraCon 2009 show. We’ll get back into our twice-monthly show pattern...
08/03 16:21 - December 26, 2008 - Lists, holidays, and what it all means
With Mike, Allan, and frequent OgreCave kuo-toa Steve Kani.

In our second of two refugee shows from 2008, Steve rejoins us to provide a retailer perspective on the holiday sales season.

We hit some news tidbits up front (foreshadowing our upcoming format change), in the...
03/03 17:57 - November 16, 2008 - Autumn madness
With Mike and Allan.

We’re getting caught up after some computer issues and work related delays, but we’re back on track, so here’s the first of two refugee shows from 2008. Expect an ad or two this show – you have been warned. Some highlights we managed to...
14/01 20:30 - [Board Games, Computer and Console Games, Reviews] OgreCave reviews - Blokus, Blokus World Tour
Regular OgreCave contributor Lee Valentine has provided us with his evaluations of two varieties of the abstract strategy game Blokus. First, there’s the original Blokus game, for anyone who hasn’t had a taste of it yet. Then Lee runs Blokus World Tour through the motions and reports...
14/01 00:50 - [Board Games] Formula D expansion previewed, and up for grabs
Even though I’ve barely dipped my toe into the racing action of Formula D (recommended in the OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide 2008, I’m looking forward to Asmodée’s upcoming Sebring/Chicago East Park Tracks expansion due next month. If you’re like me, and can’t...
07/01 07:48 - [Conventions, Industry] Another offer made to acquire Gen Con
LivingDice has the story, and as we suspected, more wild maneuvering is going on around ownership of Gen Con. As Gen Con LLC continues toward having its reorganization plan approved and creditors reassurred, the same Gen Con Acquisition Group that seemed to be making a takeover attempt of the...
05/01 19:22 - [Industry] GAMA names new Executive Director
As promised, GAMA announced its new Executive Director today. John Ward, a retired army officer with over 23 years military experience, replaces Anthony Gallela, who has moved on to become the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Bucephalus Games. Ward comes most recently from a criminal...
02/01 09:07 - [Uncategorized] Get to know a few old favorites from the random-encounter tables
The incomparable Lore Sjoberg brings us Monster Manual Comix.
31/12 23:34 - [Industry, Roleplaying Games] Discworld author Terry Pratchett knighted
That’s right - fantasy author and occasional gamer Terry Pratchett has been knighted for his work in literature. Dealing with early-onset Alzheimer’s since last year, Sir Terry is the author of the immensely popular Discworld books - if you haven’t heard of them, you just...
25/12 08:07 - [Board Games, Reviews] OgreCave review - Toboggans of Doom
In case you have some downtime this Christmas - waiting around for the holiday feasting to begin, perhaps - we’ve got a quick review to keep you entertained for a bit. Demian has slid through Toboggans of Doom by Bucephalus Games, and provided us with his impressions on the slightly strange...
22/12 18:30 - [Board Games, Card Games, Computer and Console Game] OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide 2008, part 4
Now that Christmas is just a few days away, you’re either all set for gift giving, or just about to panic. Fear not - the Cave dwellers have one more list of gift suggestions for you, and this time none of them require shipping. Therefore, we wrap up (*ahem*) our eighth annual holiday guide...
20/12 21:39 - [Board Games, Computer and Console Games, Industry] Hasbro drops Scrabulous lawsuit
‘Tis the season to resolve one’s differences, it seems. Scrabulous, an online clone of the classic word game Scrabble, was created by two brothers in India and went on to become tremendously popular on Facebook. (Why the brothers thought they had the right to do this, I have no idea.)...
19/12 06:30 - [D20, Dungeons & Dragons, Roleplaying Games] Goodman Games sounds last call for 3.5
Goodman Games has reminded us that the end of the year, December 31, is also the end of their 3.5 product sales. If you want any of those Dungeon Crawl Classics that you’re missing, you have two weeks left to get them direct from the source - in print at 50% off, or PDF for [...]
12/12 21:10 - [Board Games, Features, OgreCave] OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide 2008, part 3
Despite the unusually heavy pressures of the holiday season this year (just speaking for myself here - jury duty stinks), the Cave dwellers have continued OgreCave’s annual gift list with due diligence. Part three of our eighth annual recommendations list, the OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide...
12/12 06:08 - [Board Games] OgreCave review - Battue: Walls of Tarsos
We’ve got a new review up today on the first expansion for Red Juggernaut’s Battue - the boardgame nominated for an Origins Award and an Ogre’s Choice Award last year. Lee’s given us his thoughts on the expansion, Battue: Walls of Tarsos, which adds complexity to the game,...
10/12 07:25 - [Board Games] FFG releases Revised Fourth Edition Talisman
The newest take on Talisman - the Revised Fourth Edition - has arrived today, so look for it in your local stores or grab it directly from the FFG site. To me, the most interesting news here is the olive branch Fantasy Flight is extending (well, selling, actually) to gamers who picked up the...
06/12 12:04 - [Board Games] Space Monster unleashed on Invisible City
This month’s free game from Invisible City is Space Monster, a mostly cooperative game pitting the players against the horrible beast terrorizing Deep Space Outpost 233-B. I say mostly cooperative because it’s always an option to race for the lone escape pod, leaving everyone else to...
06/12 00:57 - [Board Games, Features, OgreCave] Games of the Ninja 2008
As night approaches, be wary - the Day of the Ninja is in full effect, and silent death lurks around every corner (and in today’s graphic). However, to celebrate the occasion, and to distract said assassins when they come for you, we’ve put together a group of products we like to call...
05/12 11:15 - [Features, OgreCave, Uncategorized] The Day of the Ninja is upon you
Watch yourself today - you never know when they’ll strike. We’ll have a little something to honor the sneaky fellows later today (they’ve already begun their assault, as you can see), but in the meantime, stay on your toes. The Day of the Ninja is nigh!
03/12 21:25 - [Board Games, Card Games, Miniatures Games...] Fantasy Flight holiday sale is on ’til the 9th
I COMMAND YOU TO BUY ME SOME ICE MONKEYS
03/12 07:36 - [Dungeons & Dragons, Industry, Roleplaying Games...] More WotC layoffs
Just like back in August, Wizards of the Coast has laid off employees today. Rumors are still swirling about the number of employees affected, though around 24 seems the prevailing estimate. According to a post at ENWorld by Paizo CEO Lisa Stevens, today’s layoffs include the following:...
01/12 09:14 - [D20, Dungeons & Dragons, Gamebooks...] State of the Mongoose 2008 report posted
Still a significant publisher in tabletop gaming, Mongoose Publishing has just given its fans a status update in the form of its annual State of the Mongoose report (also copied below). Points of interest include plans for Hammers Slammers, a full color Traveller-powered game based on David...
27/11 20:34 - [Board Games, Card Games, Features...] OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide 2008, part 1
The turkey and stuffing may not even be on the table yet, but the Cave dwellers have been hard at work to make sure you’re ready for the holiday shopping season. To that end, we present part one of our eighth annual recommendations list, the OgreCave Christmas Gift Guide 2008. This first...
27/11 05:37 - [Conventions, Industry] Gen Con “sale” actually hostile takeover attempt
Those of you who’ve been following the comments of the Gen Con sale story already know, but it’s worth repeating in the main news feed: according to Adrian Swartout, President of Gen Con LLC, the “Gen Con Acquisition Group” that filed a letter of intent to buy Gen Con -...
27/11 04:36 - [Contests, D20, Dungeons & Dragons...] Paizo looking for another RPG Superstar
Now in its second year, Paizo Publishing is firing up its RPG Superstar contest again. Last time, the multi-round contest asked budding game authors to submit progressively longer and more elaborate RPG projects, eventually whittling 32 selected entrants down to a final four and their competing...
24/11 20:05 - [Conventions, Industry] Gen Con sale pending to “Acquisition Group”
LivingDice.com tells us that activity continues on the Gen Con front: a letter of intent for purchase of the assets of Gen Con LLC, currently undergoing Chapter 11 restructuring, was filed last Thursday with the bankruptcy court. The letter names a “Gen Con Acquisition Group” as the...
21/11 06:58 - [Board Games, Computer and Console Games] Frag going gold in February. No disc involved
File under the Revisit and Upgrade category: Steve Jackson Games is updating one of their older titles, Frag. The updated version, Frag: Gold Edition, due out in February ‘09, will boast a two-sided solid gameboard, plastic figures instead of cardstock, dry-erasable character cards, plenty...
20/11 03:53 - [Board Games] BattleLore’s Heroes not dead
In the latest BattleLore Designer Update over on Fantasy Flight’s website, FFG’s Jason Steinhurst had this to say:
Yes, the Heroes expansion does exist, and at the present time, it is right in the midst of the development process. That means it’s currently in the middle of...
18/11 08:15 - [Board Games, Industry, Miniatures Games...] Catalyst added to WizKids shakeout
Just since our story yesterday on the continuing WizKids closure situation, it was pointed out that another hat was thrown into the ring for picking up the pieces. Catalyst Game Labs has made an offer to Topps to acquire HeroClix, Pirates, BattleTech/MechWarrior, and Shadowrun. Catalyst’s...
17/11 10:04 - [Board Games, D20] Piñata Games wants to be filled with HeroClix
Its website is little more than a placeholder so far, but Piñata Games intends to be the new owner of HeroClix. As one of the most notable game lines left up in the air by Topps deciding to close WizKids, it was only a matter of time before someone made a play for it. Founded [...]
16/11 12:13 - [Computer and Console Games, Gamebooks] Voting begins in new gamebook competition
This year, the home of the free online Chronicles of Arborell gamebooks is hosting a competition to encourage new authors. All the entries are in, and readers are now encouraged to take a look and vote for their favorites. The adventures begin here. Take a look, put in your votes, and think [...]
14/11 23:23 - [Gamebooks, OgreCave] Best Choose Your Own Adventure list at AOL
It isn’t often that we link to an AOL feature article, but their list of the top 20 Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks is somewhat entertaining. We lend even more credence to the list due to the author thanking Gamebooks.org, a site created and run by OgreCave’s longtime staff member...
14/11 04:52 - [Conventions, Industry] Lucasfilm drops Gen Con lawsuit
Finally, something optimistic to post about. LivingDice.com has the news - Lucasfilm has dropped the lawsuit against GenCon, per the dismissal notice filed with the courts earlier today. Naturally, the hope is that things will get sorted out in bankruptcy proceedings, allowing all parties to...
12/11 03:13 - [Board Games, Card Games, Industry...] Upper Deck has second round of 2008 layoffs
The season of cutting back is fully underway. We hadn’t mentioned the Mattel layoffs yet, so if you hadn’t heard, now you know. In addition, our sources say that Upper Deck has just had more layoffs, and this round is more severe than the company’s cutbacks in early May. If...
11/11 08:14 - [Board Games, Industry, Miniatures Games...] Shadowrun and BattleTech safe despite WizKids closure
Despite yesterday’s news that WizKids will be closing down, the concern some have expressed over the future of Shadowrun and Classic Battletech licenses is apparently unnecessary. Catalyst Game Labs, which licenses the two game properties from WizKids, posted the following announcement on...
10/11 22:43 - [Industry, Miniatures Games] WizKids officially shut down
So yeah - Topps is formally exiting the hobby games market and terminating all WK product lines, or what’s left of them anyway. The predictable noises are being made about changing economic times and etc., but one wonders whether the sports trading card business is really that much better...
10/11 04:41 - [Board Games, Contests, Dungeons & Dragons...] Audio Report: Miniatures and fear, sort of
Since it was recorded just a few days before Halloween, the latest episode of the OgreCave Audio Report naturally focuses on - miniatures? Yep, Mike and I muse on the recent D&D Miniatures news, and on the sorts of miniatures games a cross-training gamer should have on hand. Then we put a...
08/11 21:40 - October 26, 2008 - Miniatures and fear, sort of
With Mike and Allan.

In this Halloween-ish episode, miniatures seem to dominate our thoughts. At (2:45), we talk about the recent news that D&D Miniatures will be less randomized and no longer support the skirmish combat game. We discuss what this means for gamers, and for...
07/11 09:26 - [D20, Dungeons & Dragons, Industry...] OgreCave interview - Stan!
You’ve seen his name floating around the industry for years now, at companies like TSR and Wizards of the Coast, to recent ventures like The Game Mechanics and Super Genius Games, and even in Kobold Quarterly - the man, the myth, the Stan! From Star Wars and Ravenloft to d20 Modern and Call...
04/11 22:54 - [Conventions, Dungeons & Dragons, Industry...] Reasons given for refusal of GenCon charity donation
Apparently the recent decision by the Christian Children’s Fund to refuse $17,000 from a GenCon charity auction has raised enough of an uproar that an explanation is being offered (to both the Escapist and directly via email to concerned gamers). According to Cheri Dahl, VP of International...
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American site Ludology.org

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 14:05
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
24/03 16:34 - Gonzalo Frasca's PhD Dissertation now available: Play the Message
Hey again, I haven't posted anything in years ?I've been too busy working on my game studio, Powerful Robot Games. And I'm enjoying it a lot. So, I've been pretty much outside from the ludology/game studies field since I completed...
11/05 14:01 - Ludology.org officially closed
Well, it's not exactly news. I haven't updated this blog in years but, somehow, I never wrote a last post. So, here it is. It was fun while it lasted. And no, I'm not blogging about games in Spanish neither....
12/03 15:22 - [videogames] Ludología: now blogging en español
When I created Ludology.org back in 2001, there weren't almost no online resources for people interested in undertanding videogames from a critical point of view, bridging the game industry and the academia. Things have changed since then (boy, if the...
12/03 14:48 - Speaking soon in Spain, Brasil and Argentina
I'm on the road again.On Monday, March 23rd, I'll be giving a talk in Seville, Spain, as part of the Zemos98 festival.On Saturday, March 28th, it'll be turn for Porto Alegre, Brazil, where I'll be giving a talk as part...
10/11 11:03 - [Games] My studio's new Star Wars game
I'm very happy to announce the launch of "Path of the Jedi", a new online game based on the Clone Wars TV series now available on Cartoon Network. It's a platform game where you play the role of Ahsoka, a...
05/11 12:12 - [videogames] Simply Signs
Yesterday, the signs simply read ?I am a man?. When somebody has something to say, he writes it on a sign. And he carries it very high, so everybody can read it. It must be a clear message, so everybody...
31/10 13:36 - Vote 4 Doll
Dolls shaped after political figures at not new (I've written about this before). These versions of the current Presidential candidates in Cabbage Patch form are certainly cute (note: the original dolls, now 25 years old, were first manufactured by Coleco,...
28/10 09:27 - Pure beauty: Stick your finger in the hole.
Sometime designers create useful things. Sometimes they create beautiful things. This Japanese "digital" clock (tuttuki bako) literally allows you to stick your finger into the videogame world. If there's justice in this world, every human should get one of these....
12/09 21:27 - [Games] Obama's videogame: Debate Night
I'm happy to launch Powerful Robot's new political game. It's called Debate Night and allows you to go face to face with McCain on the debate arena. It combines two familiar gameplays (Zuma meets Bejeweled) so you can refute McCain's...
06/09 13:02 - [Science] Digital Art in 15 easy steps
Somebody has been to way too many digital art shows. It's hilarious because it's oh so true.
25/08 11:52 - I'll be at FILE (Sao Paulo) this Thursday
In addition to my talks in Sao Carlos, I'll be giving a talk this Thursday in Sao Paulo at FILE, the Brazilian Digital Arts Festival. I've been looking forward to visiting the festival for years now, so it's an incredible...
23/08 17:23 - Sao Paulo Part II
In addition to my talk and one-day course at the Federal University of Sao Carlos (Monday and Tuesday, respectively) it's likely that I'll be giving another lecture, this time in Sao Paulo, on Thursday night. Additionally, a lot of people...
09/08 19:30 - [events] Update: In Brazil on the 25th
I'll be in Sao Paulo by the end of this month. Sao Paulo = Brazil + Great Japanese Food (it doesn't get better than that).I'm invited by the Federal University of Sao Carlos, and I'll be giving a lecture on...
04/08 16:30 - [events] DiGRA 2009 in the UK
The dates and place for the DiGRA 2009 conference have been set. It'll take place at Brunel University (West London), from August 31st - September 4th. The CFP is not out yet, but you should at least mark your calendars.
10/07 12:44 - McCains' official videogame - Pork Invaders
In 2003, it was the year of the first official videogame for a US Presidential campaign. It was called the Dean For Iowa Game. We developed that game in about two weeks (I can't think we could do that again...
08/07 21:22 - Ludology and Narratology are getting a divorce
Ludology and Narratology became the DC versus Marvel, Beatles vs Rolling Stones, Pepsi versus Coke of game studies. I'm fine with it. I guess it helps young people (hopefully young designers) to get a stand on videogames and even pump...
05/07 10:48 - [events] ROBOTS in Seattle!
What can I say? I'm happy! In a couple of weeks I'll be attending Casual Connect in Seattle. Even though I'll probably be working non-stop, I was hoping to spend a couple of hours at the Experience Music Project/Science Fiction...
02/07 01:42 - [Games] Making of Peggle
Peggle is such a wonderful game. Actually, it's the reason why my iPod's battery is almost depleted. I just spent a good few minutes reading a "behind the scenes" or "postmortem" of this game, created by PopCap. It's written in...
01/07 15:16 - Blik Nintendo decals
Blik decals are a great way to mod your walls. I bought the Space Invaders set last year and I was thrilled at the results. Now, they released these colorful Nintendo themed decals. They are pricy (75 bucks for a...
26/06 12:40 - Space Invaders, Human Pixels
Space Invaders, by Guillaume Reymond (2006)
22/06 12:34 - "The elegant art of feminine conflict"
Oh, the pleasures of 19th century literature... Well, at least of the juicy parts of it. From Japan, with love, comes the slapping contest game. Simple and beautiful. It's called Rose&Camellia . There's even a sequel out now (check it...
20/06 12:18 - [serious games] Argentinean political webgames
It's hard to overstate how f** up Argentinean politics is. Let me just say that Italian and Mexican politicians seem like panda cubs next to Argentinean ones. So, I'm not even going to try to explain the current crisis "across...
13/06 17:28 - [events] 3rd Uruguayan Game Dev Contest
We just launched the 3rd Uruguayan Game Dev Contest, organized by Ingenio (business incubator) and ProAnima (Animation and Game Dev cluster). Everybody residing in Uruguay can participate (sorry Shigeru!) and we'll be announcing some cool prizes really soon. The deadline...
09/06 10:07 - [toys] ToysRevil
Probably everybody and their dead uncle knows already about this toy blog that hails from Singapore but, hey, I didn't know about it until Sofía sent me the link. So, enjoy. Meanwhile, I'm enjoying Buenos Aires with Alejandro Piscitelli and...
05/06 11:53 - [events] Lunes y Martes en Buenos Aires
My excuses for my español. Voy a dar dos charlas en Buenos Aires. El lunes 9 de junio, a las 16.00 horas, daré una charla en el INET (Saavedra 789 1P), sobre Ludología y Pedagogía. El martes 10 de junio,...
03/06 12:03 - [MyTrips&Talks] Back in Baires - Siempre estoy volviendo
After my previous cancelled trip, I'm happy to tell all porteños that I'll be in Buenos Aires on the 9th and 10th of June. I'll be giving a lecture at the UBA on Tuesday at 7 pm (as soon as...
30/05 11:35 - The [Player] Conference
The [Player] Conference will take place on August 26th-29th at ITU (for those of you who have no idea what ITU is, that's where the Center for Computer Games Research is located, in Copenhagen, Denmark). The call for papers is...
30/05 11:30 - [events] JEUX VIDEO : CREATION & RECHERCHE I
If you were able to read the title of this post, that means that you probably read French. If that's the case + you happen to be in Paris on June 5th, you may want to check out this game...
28/05 12:00 - [Games] Where are the Nazis when you need them?
Everybody knows that Nazis are the ultimate bad guys. That's why it sucked so much that the latest Indiana Jones had to trade them for Commies. Ok, I know, it makes sense: Harrison Ford is older so the story had...
25/05 12:07 - [Games] Miyamoto interviewed - NYTimes
Miyamoto was in New York for the launch of Wii Fit and it seems that he gave quite many interviews. Here's a link to the one in the New York Times. It's more like a portrait than an actual interview,...
14/05 12:50 - [CFP] Interactive Storytelling Conference 08
The event will take place in Erfurt, Germany, on November 26-29, 2008. Here's the Call for Papers. The deadline in June 15th.
09/05 11:02 - [CFP] Games Convention Asia Conference CFP
The event will take place in September in Singapore. Here's the CFP. The deadline for submissions is June 15th.
22/04 07:53 - [videogames] Homo Ludens Ludens
I had a great time at the Homo Ludens Ludens exhibit and conference at Laboral, in Gijón, Spain. For those of you who can understand Spanish (or should I say Spanish with an Uruguayan accent), I did a short report...
16/04 17:09 - [videogames] The Sims and the multiplayer dilemma
The Sims is now 8 years old and the New York Times has an interesting review of the series. There was a time when no serious newspaper would write about videogames. Now the New York Times reviews The Sims as...
10/04 11:33 - [toys] Defendius: Playful Security Lock
Before you get too excited, I must warn you that this product does not exist. It was part of ThinkGeek's April Fools fake products. But that doesn't mean that we could secretly wish we had one in every door, right?
09/04 12:51 - [Books] Understanding Videogames
I'm happy to report that a new videogame textbook is out! It's called Understanding Videogames and it's written by my former colleagues from ITU Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Jonas Heide Smith, and Susana Pajares Tosca. Over the last few years I witnessed...
09/04 12:07 - [toys] Best-looking foosball table ever!
"11" is a foosball table created by GRO. (via TheCoolHunter)
09/04 11:43 - [videogames] Learn from the masters
Here's a unique chance to learn from two of today's most talented media artists. There's an open call for projects at MediaLab-Prado in Madrid. It's an advanced workshop where you'll get the chance to work with, among others, Alvaro Cassinelli...
08/04 13:18 - [videogames] About game violence, part II
Ok, we all know that we can't trust tabloids. And of course, I can't trust a tabloid that manipulates images for journalistic purposes. And nobody should trust any publication that sucks at photoshop like this. But this is too much:...
07/04 20:29 - [Jobs] Game Design position at Bloomfield College
Bloomfield College has a full-time tenure track position in Game Design. You can download a Word document with the call from here. Please notice that the deadline has been changed to April 30th.
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American site The Console Conspiracy

Last update on 2012-04-30 at 05:05
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
08/12 11:31 - [Nintendo, wii] Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip
Just wanted to let you know that a reader let us know that this works.
08/12 11:31 - [Nintendo, wii] Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip
Just wanted to let you know that a reader let us know that this works.
08/09 12:44 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, nintendo wii] Wii Homebrew Guide
If you are like me you know there has been quite a battle brewing over Wii homebrew.

It seems that some games have holes in them which allow Wii owners to exploit the hole to run homebrew. It all starts with the now famous "Twilight Hack" which was blocked but Nintendo only to have...
08/09 12:44 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, nintendo wii] Wii Homebrew Guide
If you are like me you know there has been quite a battle brewing over Wii homebrew.

It seems that some games have holes in them which allow Wii owners to exploit the hole to run homebrew. It all starts with the now famous "Twilight Hack" which was blocked but Nintendo only to have...
08/09 12:44 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, nintendo wii] Wii Homebrew Guide
If you are like me you know there has been quite a battle brewing over Wii homebrew.

It seems that some games have holes in them which allow Wii owners to exploit the hole to run homebrew. It all starts with the now famous "Twilight Hack" which was blocked but Nintendo only to have...
04/09 19:58 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii] Nintendo Developing "Hundreds" of WiiWare Games
Nintendo has revealed that there are currently about 100 WiiWare titles in various stages of development.

From an interview posted on IGN:

"Our plan is to make new WiiWare games available on Mondays, as we do with Virtual Console titles."

And:

...
04/09 19:58 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii] Nintendo Developing "Hundreds" of WiiWare Games
Nintendo has revealed that there are currently about 100 WiiWare titles in various stages of development.

From an interview posted on IGN:

"Our plan is to make new WiiWare games available on Mondays, as we do with Virtual Console titles."

And:

...
04/09 19:58 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii] Nintendo Developing "Hundreds" of WiiWare Games
Nintendo has revealed that there are currently about 100 WiiWare titles in various stages of development.

From an interview posted on IGN:

"Our plan is to make new WiiWare games available on Mondays, as we do with Virtual Console titles."

And:

...
04/09 09:50 - [Nintendo, nintendo, nintendo wii] Surf Google Earth with the Wii balance board
Some students figured out a way to use the Wii balance board to navigate Google Earth.It looks pretty cool, and while more work may be needed, if you happen to have a setup like they do, it might be fun to try.
Not too shabby and I'm sure one of the first of many balance board hacks. ...
04/09 09:50 - [Nintendo, nintendo, nintendo wii] Surf Google Earth with the Wii balance board
Some students figured out a way to use the Wii balance board to navigate Google Earth.It looks pretty cool, and while more work may be needed, if you happen to have a setup like they do, it might be fun to try.
Not too shabby and I'm sure one of the first of many balance board hacks. ...
04/09 09:50 - [Nintendo, nintendo, nintendo wii] Surf Google Earth with the Wii balance board
Some students figured out a way to use the Wii balance board to navigate Google Earth.It looks pretty cool, and while more work may be needed, if you happen to have a setup like they do, it might be fun to try.
Not too shabby and I'm sure one of the first of many balance board hacks. ...
19/08 12:09 - [News, conventions, costumes...] Games, Gamers and more
I used to think that "trekies" were the most devoted fans in the world. That was until I saw how big the gamers conventions are getting.

Not only that but the fans that show up in costume are the most amazing!

Sometimes they are homemade costumes, and sometimes there are...
19/08 12:09 - [News, conventions, costumes...] Games, Gamers and more
I used to think that "trekies" were the most devoted fans in the world. That was until I saw how big the gamers conventions are getting.

Not only that but the fans that show up in costume are the most amazing!

Sometimes they are homemade costumes, and sometimes there are...
17/07 14:26 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii] Nintendo E3 Announcements
For a full recap of the announcements, check out the Nintendo E3 liveblog done by Gizmodo. Some of the highlights:One of the first announcements had to do with some games - how does a snowboarding game using the Wii fit sound?

There's also "Animal Crossing City Folk."  A...
17/07 14:26 - [Nintendo, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii] Nintendo E3 Announcements
For a full recap of the announcements, check out the Nintendo E3 liveblog done by Gizmodo. Some of the highlights:One of the first announcements had to do with some games - how does a snowboarding game using the Wii fit sound?

There's also "Animal Crossing City Folk."  A...
17/07 08:12 - [News, Sony, PS3...] Sony E3 Announcements
There were a bunch of announcements from Sony recently at E3.One of the most impressive is a movie and TV show download service, however we are hearing reports that it won't be for everyone.Sites like Edge Online and the Register are reporting that movie downloads will not be available in Europe...
17/07 08:12 - [News, Sony, PS3...] Sony E3 Announcements
There were a bunch of announcements from Sony recently at E3.One of the most impressive is a movie and TV show download service, however we are hearing reports that it won't be for everyone.Sites like Edge Online and the Register are reporting that movie downloads will not be available in Europe...
12/07 08:01 - [DS, Nintendo, nintendo...] Hack your DS Into a Portable Drawing Tablet
Are you getting tired of gaming on the DS?Ok so maybe you aren't.  But that doesn't mean you couldn't try this hack to turn your DS into something other than a handheld game console.It actually looks pretty cool.  All you need is a flash card, a flash card reader attached to your...
12/07 08:01 - [DS, Nintendo, nintendo...] Hack your DS Into a Portable Drawing Tablet
Are you getting tired of gaming on the DS?Ok so maybe you aren't.  But that doesn't mean you couldn't try this hack to turn your DS into something other than a handheld game console.It actually looks pretty cool.  All you need is a flash card, a flash card reader attached to your...
11/07 11:50 - [Nintendo, Xbox, nintendo...] 360 and DS hooked up? Almost
MTV Multiplayer recently reported thatconnectivity between the 360 and DS almost happened with Viva Pinata.The question was posed to Justin Cook, designer of the game and he said:"We got it to work, but it was too late in the development cycle,"
So it was too late for the latest version of...
11/07 11:50 - [Nintendo, Xbox, nintendo...] 360 and DS hooked up? Almost
MTV Multiplayer recently reported thatconnectivity between the 360 and DS almost happened with Viva Pinata.The question was posed to Justin Cook, designer of the game and he said:"We got it to work, but it was too late in the development cycle,"
So it was too late for the latest version of...
10/07 15:50 - [Nintendo, Sony, Stories...] 25 years of "exergaming"
Boingboing has an excellent summary on 25 years of "exergaming."from the Atari Joyboard released way back in 1982: to the recently released Wii Fit:And everything in between.Now, we at CC remember a lot of these, from the Power Pad for the Nintendo, and the very cool Power Glove, also for the NES.
10/07 15:50 - [Nintendo, Sony, Stories...] 25 years of "exergaming"
Boingboing has an excellent summary on 25 years of "exergaming."from the Atari Joyboard released way back in 1982: to the recently released Wii Fit:And everything in between.Now, we at CC remember a lot of these, from the Power Pad for the Nintendo, and the very cool Power Glove, also for the NES.
10/07 09:58 - [News, Nintendo, nintendo...] Nintendo Loses $21 Million Patent Lawsuit
This is old news but we felt we should share it.

Back in May, a federal jury ruled in favor of Anascape, an East Texas gaming company, who claimed that Nintendo had infringed on one of their patents while designing its Wii Classic, WaveBird and Gamecube controllers. Anascape...
10/07 09:58 - [News, Nintendo, nintendo...] Nintendo Loses $21 Million Patent Lawsuit
This is old news but we felt we should share it.

Back in May, a federal jury ruled in favor of Anascape, an East Texas gaming company, who claimed that Nintendo had infringed on one of their patents while designing its Wii Classic, WaveBird and Gamecube controllers. Anascape...
10/07 09:58 - [News, Nintendo, nintendo...] Nintendo Loses $21 Million Patent Lawsuit
This is old news but we felt we should share it.

Back in May, a federal jury ruled in favor of Anascape, an East Texas gaming company, who claimed that Nintendo had infringed on one of their patents while designing its Wii Classic, WaveBird and Gamecube controllers. Anascape...
09/07 20:32 - [News, PSP, Sony...] Sony forecasts Playstation profits
According to a recent release, Sony is finally expecting the PlayStation division to record a profit at the end of their fiscal year in March 2009.


That "despite an expected decrease in game segment sales as a result of a decline in sales for the PlayStation 2 business."...
09/07 20:32 - [News, PSP, Sony...] Sony forecasts Playstation profits
According to a recent release, Sony is finally expecting the PlayStation division to record a profit at the end of their fiscal year in March 2009.


That "despite an expected decrease in game segment sales as a result of a decline in sales for the PlayStation 2 business."...
09/07 20:32 - [News, PSP, Sony...] Sony forecasts Playstation profits
According to a recent release, Sony is finally expecting the PlayStation division to record a profit at the end of their fiscal year in March 2009.


That "despite an expected decrease in game segment sales as a result of a decline in sales for the PlayStation 2 business."...
09/07 12:24 - [Gizmondo, gizmondo] The Gizmondo Saga Continues?
There's a famous line in a few Arnold movies - "I'll be back."

It seems that some of the people behind the mostly off again Gizmondo are preaching that very phrase.

According to an interview posted in the Gizmondo forums, expect to see the flexible handheld later this...
09/07 12:24 - [Gizmondo, gizmondo] The Gizmondo Saga Continues?
There's a famous line in a few Arnold movies - "I'll be back."

It seems that some of the people behind the mostly off again Gizmondo are preaching that very phrase.

According to an interview posted in the Gizmondo forums, expect to see the flexible handheld later this...
09/07 12:24 - [Gizmondo, gizmondo] The Gizmondo Saga Continues?
There's a famous line in a few Arnold movies - "I'll be back."

It seems that some of the people behind the mostly off again Gizmondo are preaching that very phrase.

According to an interview posted in the Gizmondo forums, expect to see the flexible handheld later this...
09/07 00:49 - [PSP, PSP] Glow in the dark PSP
Wow can't believe how long it's been since a post. For that I must apologize. I've been collecting a bunch of news so I hope to get posting again and get caught up.In the mean time, check this out:

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09/07 00:49 - [PSP, PSP] Glow in the dark PSP
Wow can't believe how long it's been since a post. For that I must apologize. I've been collecting a bunch of news so I hope to get posting again and get caught up.In the mean time, check this out:

Before:


After some light action (as seen in the dark):
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09/07 00:49 - [PSP, PSP] Glow in the dark PSP
Wow can't believe how long it's been since a post. For that I must apologize. I've been collecting a bunch of news so I hope to get posting again and get caught up.In the mean time, check this out:

Before:


After some light action (as seen in the dark):
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29/05 21:25 - [Nintendo] Poledancing on the Wii
It seems that there are no possibilities for new Wii game ideas.

Did you hear about this one? A UK based company called Peekaboo says it wants to create a pole dancing game for the Nintendo Wii.

The company said, "With pole dancing classes springing up in gyms and...
29/05 21:25 - [Nintendo] Poledancing on the Wii
It seems that there are no possibilities for new Wii game ideas.

Did you hear about this one? A UK based company called Peekaboo says it wants to create a pole dancing game for the Nintendo Wii.

The company said, "With pole dancing classes springing up in gyms and...
29/05 21:25 - [Nintendo] Poledancing on the Wii
It seems that there are no possibilities for new Wii game ideas.

Did you hear about this one? A UK based company called Peekaboo says it wants to create a pole dancing game for the Nintendo Wii.

The company said, "With pole dancing classes springing up in gyms and...
07/05 20:49 - [Nintendo] Steven Spielberg to produce Wii game
Did you hear about this?

Apparently the all mighty Spielberg is going to get into Wii gaming. Sure he advised on the development of the Medal of Honor series, but this is a fully developed game. He had input into everything from character development to scenery.

The...
07/05 20:49 - [Nintendo] Steven Spielberg to produce Wii game
Did you hear about this?

Apparently the all mighty Spielberg is going to get into Wii gaming. Sure he advised on the development of the Medal of Honor series, but this is a fully developed game. He had input into everything from character development to scenery.

The...
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26/05 10:38 - Console Central Portable Gamecube Spotted On Talking Classics new Music Video
One of our custom built portable gamecubes have been found in one of Nathan Barnatt's new Talking Classics music videos....
14/11 08:56 - Portable Consoles
If you have recently acquired a Console Central branded portable video game console that was not obtained via Console-Central.com or...
20/03 09:13 - Registration closed
Due to a large volume of bot registrations, I've decided to close registration until the new site is ready.


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21/01 16:18 - Relaunch coming - hopefully - soon...
Hi guys, this is just an update to let you all know that we havent and don't intend on ditching...
05/12 15:48 - On hold
You may have noticed that Console Central hasn't been at all active over the past month, so I thought I...
04/12 14:11 - Call Of Duty 6: Modern Warfare 2
Ironically, going back to WWII was a bad idea in many people's eyes, so they're going... Back to the future...
26/11 16:55 - Resident Evil 5 Demo
I cannot explain how excited I am about this without writing pages of swearing, mumbling and net style abbreviations like...
14/11 01:32 - Quantum of Bonds
Even IGN thinks replacing Pierce Brosman as a 007 was a bad idea.
09/11 20:25 - Halo Wars Collecter's Edition Details.
Microsoft has revealed the goodies that will be included in the limited collector’s edition of Ensemble Studios' Halo Wars when...
09/11 20:22 - Robert Bowling from Infinity Ward hates Noah Heller. "Stop talking about OUR game!"
Robert Bowling, who was part of the development team working on Call Of Duty 4, wants Noah Heller, who... Apparantly,...
09/11 20:09 - Resident Evil 5 would be 'pretty difficult' on Wii
Many Resident Evil fans, upset over the lack of a Resident Evil 5 on
Wii, have looked to Dead Rising as...
09/11 17:31 - SEGA ANNOUNCES SONIC’S ULTIMATE GENESIS COLLECTION
All your favorites or so Sega thinks they're you're favorites in one collection.
09/11 09:59 - New Wii shop titles
Three more titles hit the Wii download store.
09/11 09:56 - Wii Speak Coming November 16th
Wii Speak is coming your way on the 16th of Nov, well if you live in the US anyway....
09/11 07:33 - Naruto The Broken Bond Demo
For those of you who havnt seen this yet -
09/11 07:32 - Rock Band: Various Tracks
Here is a massive selection of Rock Band Tracks to download now -
09/11 07:19 - Battlefield: Bad Company Community Choice
This new pack contains the two Battlefield: Bad Company Community Choice Maps plus two more for you to sink your...
09/11 07:14 - New dashboard preview - NXE
For those of you who didnt get a chance to try this out last time there is one more chance...
09/11 07:10 - NCAA Basketball 09 Demo
For all you Basketball fans -
09/11 07:00 - Vigilante 8:Arcade
New game hits Xbox Live Arcade -
09/11 06:58 - Lego Batman Demo
For those who dont own the game yet feel free to play the demo -
09/11 06:52 - Original Xbox Top Live Titles
This weeks top ten Xbox titles still going strong.
09/11 06:50 - Top Arcade Titles
Here are last weeks top ten Arcade Titles played over Xbox live -
09/11 06:48 - Top Xbox Live Titles
Here is last weeks top ten Xbox Live titles -
08/11 18:56 - Wii is the most expensive gameboard says Sega
And I agree.
08/11 18:40 - Resident Evil REREREREREREMAKE
Just how many Remakes must Resident Evil go through.
08/11 18:26 - Xbox 360 Overheating issue
Once Microsoft fixes a problem, another one shows up.


The New Xbox 360 Now with only 2 red rings instead...
08/11 17:21 - Sacred 2 includes complete demo game
Now if only you can get one of your friends to buy the game.
03/11 18:05 - Resistance Disounted to $19.99
With the release of Resistance 2, I'm guessing they're trying to make a few extra dollars on it.
02/11 01:25 - Mirror's Edge Demo
The long awaited demo is on Xbox Live now...
01/11 21:07 - Fable II Review!
Finally, the long-awaited and highly anticipated sequel to
the Xbox original has landed, but here’s the question: Is it as good...
31/10 20:36 - SEGA to Publish Highly Anticipated Wii Title in Spring 2009
SEGA Gets Zapped by High Voltage with The Conduit
29/10 13:36 - Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts N Bolts Demo Available NOW!
GO. GO DOWNLOAD. GO PLAY. COME ON, XBL MARKET PLACE, GO!
26/10 03:47 - Spider-Man Web of Shadows Review
The most original Spiderman Story to date with a whole new combat system, but it comes with a price....
23/10 15:04 - Moving Servers
We're in the process of moving servers.





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23/10 12:23 - Guitar Hero World Tour - New Tracks
Check out these new downloads for Guitar Hero World Tour.
23/10 09:59 - Samba De Amigo
Samba De Amigo is a re-run of an expired game originally developed by Sonic Team and homed exclusively on the...
22/10 00:31 - Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Review
This is a Sonic game, but we’ve had Sonic’s trademark speed
taken away and replaced with turn-based RPG action. Needless to...
20/10 19:22 - Shigeru Miyamoto to be on Channel 4 News
That's right, he's supposed to be on Channel 4 News tonight at 7pm. (UK Time)


If you live in the...
20/10 17:08 - Californias File Lawsuit against Microsoft for RRoD
I dont see why they say Californians because I'm not filing the suit even though I experienced the RRoD myself....
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English site Xequted

Last update on 2012-12-26 at 14:55
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29/03 18:56 - Nintendo's plan to combat Wii stock shortages
More Wii's on the way!
29/03 17:36 - Build your videogames career with us!
Join the new team at Xequted
29/03 16:47 - Reader Opinion : First thoughts on the PS3
David Burns tells us his first thoughts on the PS3
28/03 14:15 - Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword Announced
2K Games have today announced Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, the second expansion to the 2005 game of the year, Sid Meier's Civilization IV.
28/03 12:13 - Jetpac Refueled Hits Live Arcade
Rare's Jetpac Refueled has launched on Xbox Live Arcade, download it now for just 400 Microsoft Points.
28/03 09:45 - Microsoft Announce More Marketplace Partners
Xbox 360™ just keeps getting more entertaining. Microsoft Corp. today announced that TV series and movies from A&E Network, ADV Films, National Geographic and TotalVid.com will add to the more than 1,500 hours of downloadable entertainment content already available on Xbox LIVE® in...
28/03 09:26 - Xbox 360 Elite Announced...Finally!
Microsoft have finally unveiled the Xbox 360 Elite, so the rumours were true, but what will we get in Microsoft's new baby?
28/03 02:42 - Xbox 360 Elite, Sony Responds
With the imminent announcement of the Xbox 360 Elite (it's coming tommorrow folks!) Sony's Senior Vice President of Marketing Peter Dille has decided to respond in typical fashion.
28/03 02:33 - Two Exclusive Microsoft Announcements Coming
On10.net, the Microsoft owned weblog, has revealed that it will unveil 2 exclusive midnight announcements, one tonight, the other tomorrow night.
28/03 02:27 - Only 4 Hours Late, Xbox Live Is Back!
After almost 19 hours of downtime, Xbox Live is back!
27/03 20:03 - NCSoft Announce New Guild Wars Titles
NCSoft and ArenaNet today announced two new titles in the highly popular Guild Wars franchise.
27/03 11:40 - Shivering Isles Now Available, But You'll Have To Wait!
Late last night, with just over 8 hours to go before Xbox Live goes down for a monster 14 hours of maintenance, Microsoft and Bethesda were pleased to announce that the highly anticipated expansion to the 2006 game of the year The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion...
27/03 11:25 - PS3's Resistance On Top, As Sony Dominate
With the launch of Sony's eagerly awaited just last week, PlayStation 3 titles seem to dominte the UK top 20.
27/03 11:00 - Full marks for Xbox 360's Guitar Hero II - 10/10!
We knew it would be good
26/03 18:02 - Xbox 360's Frontlines Fuel of War hands-on Preview
Checking out the multi-player...
26/03 13:54 - PS3 fanboys crying over spilt milk
Gamers spurred into action by PS3 non-exclusive
26/03 12:41 - Xbox 360 Elite to be Unveiled Wednesday?
According to the [url=http://www.smh.com.au/news/games/microsoft-keeps-quiet-on-xbox-elite/2007/03/26/1174761330614.html]Sydney Morning Herald website[/url], Microsoft Australia have confirmed that they will make a "major announcement" this wednesday, fueling speculation that they are to unveil a...
26/03 09:41 - Conan Age of Hyboria Screenshots Added
We've just updated our screenshot gallery for Conan: Age of Hyboria, with 4 brand new screenshots.
24/03 00:49 - The Godfathers of the videogames industry talk to Xequted
Videogames ratings? What's that all about?
23/03 17:19 - S.T.A.L.K.E.R Shadow of Chernobyl - Multiplayer Review
Our first impressions
22/03 18:03 - Official images of the Xbox 360 elite appear
Or are they?
22/03 15:16 - Does Jack Thompson have an inflated ego?
A man on a mission
22/03 15:16 - Is Jack consumed by an inflated ego and deep seated paranoia?
A man on a mission
22/03 15:16 - No pussy footing - Jack Thompson can lick our balls
Man on a mission
21/03 23:08 - Big UK PS3 robbery potentially being planned - details here
Watch your backs!
21/03 22:47 - Xbox and PS2 fraudster caught in a pickle
Pickle! Get it? Like Branston pickle.
21/03 22:27 - Chamone Microsoft - It don't matter if it's black or white
"If you're thinkin about the 360 baby it dont matter if it's black or white"
21/03 21:44 - Xbox 360 DVD connectivity solution - Website blasts off!
An external Xbox 360 DVD connectivity solution
21/03 21:20 - Xbox 360 gamers - Free TV shows for limited time!
We want Only Fools & Horses!
21/03 20:37 - 'The Queen sucks and Bush is a nob' - Xbox 360 trashtalking
Love it or hate it, it's here to stay
21/03 20:12 - Is Bill Gates a Pro Evo or FIFA fan? - Xbox 360
Come out of the closet Bill!
21/03 19:46 - It sounds like a porn flick, but it's not, it's just Colin...again - Xbox 360
No porn here, please move on.
21/03 19:01 - Microsoft close in on Xbox 360 hackers - check your account!
Microsoft close in on Xbox live account fraud
07/09 10:45 - Xbox Live free in September!
To make up for the free Xbox Live gold week offered to Americans earlier in the year, Europeans are about to get the same treatment.
04/09 12:45 - Multiplayer Far Cry 360 Demo Released
A Far Cry Instincts Predator demo makes it onto the Xbox 360 Marketplace.
02/08 10:39 - Street Fighter II Arrives
Classic beat 'em up Street Fighter II returns to the world of gaming today with the release of Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting on Xbox Live Arcade.
01/08 12:20 - Ubi Signs Street Racer
01/08 12:14 - Dead Rising Demo Imminent
01/08 12:09 - Saints Row Demo Released
01/08 12:07 - E3 Downsizes
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Dutch site Idle Thumbs

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
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Categories: Video Games, Blogs
03/09 16:13 - Idle Thumbs 226: "Console Wars and Hedge Dog" or "The New Far Cry 2"
Get carried away on our balloon of delight as we dive into Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, a game that stirs up memories of something we loved dearly, long ago. Then, we'll let you in on the "Sad Space Dads" craze that has taken the gaming world by storm. If that isn't enough, stick with us...
28/08 03:46 - Idle Thumbs 225: Read Our Lips
Read Our Lips: It's-a me. This week's episode may require you to use your imagination a little more than usual. Danielle plays the hell out of Super Mario Maker but as for her final verdict, you'll have to read between the lines. Chris and Spaff play the almost indescribable Pipedreamz and...
19/08 23:30 - Idle Thumbs 224: Ms. Petman
You are a mess, humanity. Your criminal investigators are a joke at best, and your justice system is terrifying and weird at worst. Your cyber security is easily bypassed, with commands that seem almost fictional. You cannot even assemble your own furniture. It's probably best we just take it...
12/08 20:03 - Idle Thumbs 223: Troll Clone Today
Welcome to our tour of nightmares. When on the tour please do not bully our security robot. In this, our first chamber, we keep our rejected user-generated Sonic the Hedgehog characters. Sorry, no, you can't turn the limb physics off; they just move that way all the time. To the left, our Fallout...
07/08 21:14 - Her Story Spoilercast
Our long-awaited Her Story spoilercast is here! We sat down to discuss our thoughts on Sam Barlow's excellent FMV murder mystery, from its mechanics to the nuances of its plot. If you haven't completed the game, you will be spoiled!
07/08 21:14 - Idle News Podblast: Her Story Spoilercast
Our long-awaited Her Story spoilercast is here! We sat down to discuss our thoughts on Sam Barlow's excellent FMV murder mystery, from its mechanics to the nuances of its plot. If you haven't completed the game, you will be spoiled!
06/08 02:09 - Idle Thumbs 222: The Bubble Guy
This week we engage a randomly-rolled Steve "Hot Scoops" Gaynor for a series of increasingly-escalating heists and near escapes in The Swindle. Though he is cut down in his prime?side-swiped by a rainbow- and dollar bill-emitting enemy vehicle?it looks impressive as hell when the resulting...
06/08 02:09 - Idle Thumbs 222: The Bubble Guy
This week we engage a randomly-rolled Steve "Hot Scoops" Gaynor for a series of increasingly-escalating heists and near escapes in The Swindle. Though he is cut down in his prime?side-swiped by a rainbow- and dollar bill-emitting enemy vehicle?it looks impressive as hell when the resulting...
30/07 01:42 - Idle Thumbs 221: Meet the Kerfluffles
As the world closes in, you sit alone in a dark room, sweaty and tense, your eyes unwavering from the events unspooling on the monitor. Animatronic pizza creatures are clawing at the door. Shelter dwellers demand answers after months of forced breeding, papal collusion, and suspected...
30/07 01:42 - Idle Thumbs 221: Meet the Kerfluffles
As the world closes in, you sit alone in a dark room, sweaty and tense, your eyes unwavering from the events unspooling on the monitor. Animatronic pizza creatures are clawing at the door. Shelter dwellers demand answers after months of forced breeding, papal collusion, and suspected...
22/07 17:36 - Idle Thumbs 220: Life Finds a Way
This week we guess at how life might begin, and are shown many ways it might end. Here, in the middle, is a podcast. Spaff evolves while showing off Gang Beasts at Evo, Chris weighs the value of a new life versus a long and celebrated one after some startling developments in his Fallout Shelter,...
15/07 23:42 - Idle Thumbs 219: Idiots Laughing
Join us on an accidental tour of our own history of first person shooting, from Doom to the new game that is also just called Doom. We also play a fan-made mod sequel to Portal 2, discuss Activision's baffling foray into first party total conversion modding with the upcoming Call of Duty Zombies...
08/07 23:59 - Idle Thumbs 218: Yanis' Last Move
Unlike some, we live in a bountiful place. A place where the stars stretch out before you, full of life and endless, a place where soccer is played by not just Mario but glowey demons and even cars, a place where every gun is unique even if that is the last thing you want. We live there so enjoy...
01/07 22:40 - Idle Thumbs 217: To Have a Life
You strap on your VR headset and log on to the terminal. It's a Windows 95 system: you know this. You rifle through dozens of unsorted video clips revealing a fractured prophecy of inevitable robot domination. Sinister, shadowy figures dance and leap in the periphery of your vision. You glance...
24/06 21:45 - Idle Thumbs 216: Super Hypercast
After years away, we found ourselves this week trapped in surreal spaces filled with otherworldly lights and sounds, dodging indistinct figures that triggered sensory responses unlike any offered in the normal world. We wore virtual reality headsets, and we went to E3.
24/06 21:45 - Idle Thumbs 216: Super Hypercast
After years away, we found ourselves this week trapped in surreal spaces filled with otherworldly lights and sounds, dodging indistinct figures that triggered sensory responses unlike any offered in the normal world. We wore virtual reality headsets, and we went to E3.
17/06 23:06 - Idle Thumbs 215: Flirtation & Procreation
Abandoned and alone, Chris and Nick hunker down in the studio while everyone else braves the harsh wastelands of E3. Join us for an intimate and lively chat about social simulation, our fantasies of a historical New York city builder, video game sweaters, our inevitable AI-dominated future, and...
17/06 23:06 - Idle Thumbs 215: Flirtation & Procreation
Abandoned and alone, Chris and Nick hunker down in the studio while everyone else braves the harsh wastelands of E3. Join us for an intimate and lively chat about social simulation, our fantasies of a historical New York city builder, video game sweaters, our inevitable AI-dominated future, and...
10/06 22:14 - Idle Thumbs 214: Ship It, Droopy
It's a raucous week on Idle Thumbs. D4 brings out Danielle's chowder-championing inner New Englander, Chris can't stop collecting cats, Spaff spoils Life is Strange, and Nick descends into a virtual reality waking dream. Here's Droopy McCool to play us out. Let's give him a round of applause.
03/06 19:46 - Idle Thumbs 213: Build the Nublar
Terraforming is complete. The fences are placed. Administrative staff is happy, buzzing away in their newly-zoned facility. This is it. This one will be perfect. But no, work halts: An error message. The face on your screen is not one you recognize. It's definitely not Dr. Wright. "Ah ahh ahh."...
28/05 01:32 - Idle Thumbs 212: DMCA Dad
Lies are told, governments fall, goats are visited, flatulent messages are decoded inaccurately, secrets are conveyed in whisper and then forgotten, and E3 is predicted with unprecedented precision. Adventure, thrills, titillation await.
20/05 23:50 - Idle Thumbs 211: Spector's Oil
Danielle continues to tear through every major release thrown her way, Spaff disappears into a brutal world of trial-by-drum-and-bass, Chris wishes he would suddenly lose control of parts of his body at random in group situations, and Jake thinks he has played a video game once in his life, but...
14/05 05:17 - Idle Thumbs 210: Pro Fish Smart Fish
Pro Fish Smart Fish, Dice and Card Fish / Diablo III and StarCraft II, Twilight Struggle and Defcon too / A week of draws and decks and rolls, of seats too hot and wars too cold / That's this week's podcast at a glance, its half-rhymes masked with assonance.
14/05 05:17 - Idle Thumbs 210: Pro Fish Smart Fish
Pro Fish Smart Fish, Dice and Card Fish / Diablo III and StarCraft II, Twilight Struggle and Defcon too / A week of draws and decks and rolls, of seats too hot and wars too cold / That's this week's podcast at a glance, its half-rhymes masked with assonance.
06/05 23:06 - Idle Thumbs 209: Ten Percent Success Rate
What did we all bring for show and tell this week? Danielle explores a psychedelic outdoor world and misses her favorite book, Chris re-visits his first encounter with Star Wars, while Spaff performs one of the most amazing feats ever attempted in gaming and finds himself $70 poorer as a result....
06/05 23:06 - Idle Thumbs 209: Ten Percent Success Rate
What did we all bring for show and tell this week? Danielle explores a psychedelic outdoor world and misses her favorite book, Chris re-visits his first encounter with Star Wars, while Spaff performs one of the most amazing feats ever attempted in gaming and finds himself $70 poorer as a result....
29/04 21:26 - Idle Thumbs 208: Buds are Out, Keys are In
Whether you're a modder, a hat baron, or a Greek citizen, it has been a rough week on the financial front. In a time when anyone with an idea can seemingly throw entire economies into turmoil, maybe it's our turn. Join us as we put on our Unusual Financial Prognosticator hats and dig into the...
22/04 21:01 - Idle Thumbs 207: Bublé Bloodborne Bloodbeef
This week everybody gets a window into Sean and Danielle's Bloodborne-consumed lives, everybody is convinced by Spaff to play an "RPG whodunnit roguelike," and while only Danielle played "Everybody's Gone to the Rapture," everybody else was quite taken with her description of the experience.
15/04 20:53 - Idle Thumbs 206: Owen Wilson's Nose
Before Owen Wilson's nose was attached, this world was a lot for Old Granny Dreamcast to take in. That newfangled headgear you're supposed to be wearing now. Games on telephones. The instruments everyone carried around a couple years ago seemed to be coming back. "Be a rock star," said one new...
08/04 23:24 - Idle Thumbs 205: LPBs and HPBs
Imagine your dream LAN. Sit back and really picture it. If your dream LAN is one where the snacks are artisanal, the soda water is gently flavored, and the wifi's always free, you may be a dad, but who cares with a ping this low?
01/04 22:53 - Idle Thumbs 204: The Reader's Pleasure
Hey, does that ladder have your blood echoes? Just checking. By the way, that reminds me of a dream I had. I think it was about cyborgs. Or lesbian dinosaur cyborgs. There were definitely cyborgs. But look?we all serve at the pleasure of the readers. Am I right or am I right?
01/04 22:53 - Idle Thumbs 204: The Reader's Pleasure
Hey, does that ladder have your blood echoes? Just checking. By the way, that reminds me of a dream I had. I think it was about cyborgs. Or lesbian dinosaur cyborgs. There were definitely cyborgs. But look?we all serve at the pleasure of the readers. Am I right or am I right?
25/03 21:51 - Idle Thumbs 203: Goat Impossible
This week, one of us is a murderer... But who? Is it Chris, who spent the week maximizing the traffic flow in his Cities: Skyline city, a city so perfect no one wanted to live there? Or could the murderer be Danielle, the one who spent the week actually murdering a bunch of people -- fictionally...
25/03 21:51 - Idle Thumbs 203: Goat Impossible
This week, one of us is a murderer... But who? Is it Chris, who spent the week maximizing the traffic flow in his Cities: Skyline city, a city so perfect no one wanted to live there? Or could the murderer be Danielle, the one who spent the week actually murdering a bunch of people -- fictionally...
19/03 02:23 - Idle Thumbs 202: Poopwater, New Mexico
Take a right at Normal and cruise on down past Weird and make your way to Poopwater, New Mexico, where the streets ain't straight and your water don't flow like it should.
11/03 22:48 - Idle Thumbs 201: Adults Only
Freelance writer Cara Ellison joins us to discuss grown-up relationships in video games, children's relationships with Lara Croft, and the poo icon in Cities: Skylines. A conversation for adults only.
05/03 17:32 - Idle Thumbs 200: The Idle Thumbs Super Show
Those bifocals you threw away and those books you burned all those years ago are remembered fondly this week, as we celebrate our 200th episode with a fully stocked six pack of hosts. Join Chris, Jake, Nick, Steve, Sean, and Danielle for a discussion of Valve's VR announcements, the life of...
26/02 21:41 - Idle Thumbs 199: Bogost in the Shell
The old becomes new, in a pod cast by two,
as a title once lost becomes found.
Chris and Jake plunge in to the new Darkest Dungeon,
and Besiege delights as it confounds.
Sean joins Chris and Jake before the ad break,
and Gex lore is run into the ground.
18/02 23:44 - Idle Thumbs 198: Missing Molyneux
On Mars you don't have to turn around to take a selfie, thanks to recent developments from our trading company's offworld patent lab. Pardon the cough.
18/02 23:44 - Idle Thumbs 198: Missing Molyneux
On Mars you don't have to turn around to take a selfie, thanks to recent developments from our trading company's offworld patent lab. Pardon the cough.
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American site Xbox User Group

Last update on 2009-09-28 at 23:05
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24/10 19:55 - [News - Newsflash] Site down on Monday
TheXUG.com will undergo some serious upgrading on Monday, switching to new servers as well as implementing a new forum. Thus the site will be down from Sunday 23:59 CET to Monday 23:59 CET.It's about time to get more friends, more features and more connectivity. As many in here already knows,...
24/10 19:55 - [News - Newsflash] Site down on Monday
TheXUG.com will undergo some serious upgrading on Monday, switching to new servers as well as implementing a new forum. Thus the site will be down from Sunday 23:59 CET to Monday 23:59 CET.It's about time to get more friends, more features and more connectivity. As many in here already knows,...
28/07 10:51 - [News - MLG] Final Boss: 'We pick Neighbour!'
After sending long-time member Walshy out in the dark, rumours ran rampant throughout the Halo 3 community about who Final Boss would pick up as a replacement.The Real Madrid of Halo couldn't be arsed to wait for better times or that the players got good enough in the game, they...
28/07 10:51 - [News - MLG] Final Boss: 'We pick Neighbour!'
After sending long-time member Walshy out in the dark, rumours ran rampant throughout the Halo 3 community about who Final Boss would pick up as a replacement.The Real Madrid of Halo couldn't be arsed to wait for better times or that the players got good enough in the game, they...
24/07 10:48 - [News - MLG] Final Boss drops Walshy
Yesterday MLG's Commissioner, John Nelson, sent shockwaves through the Halo 3-community as he announced that Final Boss had dropped Walshy from their roster. Apart from the OGRE-twins, Dave 'Walshy' Walsh is one of the best (and most succesful) Halo-players to ever touch the XboX-joypad. Being...
24/07 10:48 - [News - MLG] Final Boss drops Walshy
Yesterday MLG's Commissioner, John Nelson, sent shockwaves through the Halo 3-community as he announced that Final Boss had dropped Walshy from their roster. Apart from the OGRE-twins, Dave 'Walshy' Walsh is one of the best (and most succesful) Halo-players to ever touch the XboX-joypad. Being...
23/07 19:06 - [News - MLG] There is a new Prince in town; he's Fresh!
Now this is a story all about how, MLGPro turned the beat up and made me bow. And I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there and I'll hook you up with a rofltime now and here!I got to admit it, I'm a sucker for the Fresh Prince,...
23/07 19:06 - [News - MLG] There is a new Prince in town; he's Fresh!
Now this is a story all about how, MLGPro turned the beat up and made me bow. And I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there and I'll hook you up with a rofltime now and here!I got to admit it, I'm a sucker for the Fresh Prince,...
23/07 12:02 - [News - Xbox News] Earn hard bucks with XNA
Microsoft will be giving back some of the green ones in a new we love people who creates content for us -stunt. XNA Code Creators Club will be offering paying members the possibility to be paid for their games. The system is quite simple. Game-developers in XNA will be...
23/07 12:02 - [News - Xbox News] Earn hard bucks with XNA
Microsoft will be giving back some of the green ones in a new we love people who creates content for us -stunt. XNA Code Creators Club will be offering paying members the possibility to be paid for their games. The system is quite simple. Game-developers in XNA will be...
23/07 11:49 - [News - Xbox News] Fable 2 hands on by Kotaku
Planned to be released in early October, Fable 2 is the latest title from Peter Molyneux. Loved for his fantastic games in the past, and hated for his hyped titles that couldn't live up to people's expectations in recent times, Molyneux promises that Fable 2 is going to be his...
23/07 11:49 - [News - Xbox News] Fable 2 hands on by Kotaku
Planned to be released in early October, Fable 2 is the latest title from Peter Molyneux. Loved for his fantastic games in the past, and hated for his hyped titles that couldn't live up to people's expectations in recent times, Molyneux promises that Fable 2 is going to be his...
22/07 12:17 - [News - CGS] No All American CGS-Final this season
Berlin Allianz faded away as they lost four out of five possible submatches against San Francisco OPTX, while Birmingham Salvo and Carolina Core put on a magnificent show.In the first Semi-final of the night, Berlin Allianz proved to be no match for OPTX, as the Americans won the match with...
22/07 12:17 - [News - CGS] No All American CGS-Final this season
Berlin Allianz faded away as they lost four out of five possible submatches against San Francisco OPTX, while Birmingham Salvo and Carolina Core put on a magnificent show.In the first Semi-final of the night, Berlin Allianz proved to be no match for OPTX, as the Americans won the match with...
22/07 11:22 - [News - Xbox News] MS update releasedates
Microsoft just put out a major update to their release-dates, and it seems like October and November is going to be saving-months for me; or heavy XboX-action-months atleast. Fallout 3 is coming out on October 7th, Fable 2 is coming out two weeks later on the 21st and...
22/07 11:22 - [News - Xbox News] MS update releasedates
Microsoft just put out a major update to their release-dates, and it seems like October and November is going to be saving-months for me; or heavy XboX-action-months atleast. Fallout 3 is coming out on October 7th, Fable 2 is coming out two weeks later on the 21st and...
22/07 10:37 - [News - Xbox News] Video-bonanza: GoW 2&3, XboX 360 and Halo Wars!
The nice folks over at Kotaku.com were ever-present at the E3, gathering as much information as they possibly could. Now, they didn't only drink and party (http://kotaku.com/5025216/kotakus-e3-party-great-success), they were actually working too.That has resulted in three video-interviews with...
22/07 10:37 - [News - Xbox News] Video-bonanza: GoW 2&3, XboX 360 and Halo Wars!
The nice folks over at Kotaku.com were ever-present at the E3, gathering as much information as they possibly could. Now, they didn't only drink and party (http://kotaku.com/5025216/kotakus-e3-party-great-success), they were actually working too.That has resulted in three video-interviews with...
21/07 12:38 - [News - Xbox News] Virtual sex and adultery in Fable 2
21/07 12:38 - [News - Xbox News] Virtual sex and adultery in Fable 2
If you haven't checked out Fable 2 yet, there is now more reasons to do it. The first game was not only a good RPG, it was a fantastic RPG, and showed the huge potential that the consoles have in that genre. The successor takes place 500 years after the...
21/07 11:57 - [News - MLG] Triggers Down: Thank you Mackeo
For those Halo-players who have lived under a rock the last month, Triggers Down are the new (and winning) kids on the block. As the team won at MLG Orlando, they became the 4th team ever to take down a Halo championship in MLG. The story of MLG Orlando is...
21/07 11:57 - [News - MLG] Triggers Down: Thank you Mackeo
For those Halo-players who have lived under a rock the last month, Triggers Down are the new (and winning) kids on the block. As the team won at MLG Orlando, they became the 4th team ever to take down a Halo championship in MLG. The story of MLG Orlando is...
21/07 10:57 - [News - CGS] CGS Semi-finals to be played out tonight
Tonight, there is going to be two winners and two losers in The Championship Gaming Series. The Semi-finals are going to be played, and it is USA vs. Europe; Berlin Allianz vs. San Francisco OPTX and Birmingham Salvo vs. Carolina Core.One thing is 100% sure going into the matches tonight;...
21/07 10:57 - [News - CGS] CGS Semi-finals to be played out tonight
Tonight, there is going to be two winners and two losers in The Championship Gaming Series. The Semi-finals are going to be played, and it is USA vs. Europe; Berlin Allianz vs. San Francisco OPTX and Birmingham Salvo vs. Carolina Core.One thing is 100% sure going into the matches tonight;...
18/07 12:33 - [News - Xbox News] How does a Halo MMO sound to you?
Everybody who has a XboX 360 and loved the original Halo-games, were disappointed that Bungie had to cancel their new game . While it has already been rumoured to in fact be a fourth game in hte Halo-franchise, so now they guessing-games have begun. Over at RockPaperShotgun, there is...
18/07 12:33 - [News - Xbox News] How does a Halo MMO sound to you?
Everybody who has a XboX 360 and loved the original Halo-games, were disappointed that Bungie had to cancel their new game . While it has already been rumoured to in fact be a fourth game in hte Halo-franchise, so now they guessing-games have begun. Over at RockPaperShotgun, there is...
18/07 10:50 - [News - Xbox News] XboX 360 has a profitable year
If Kotaku.com is to believe, then Microsoft can start congratulating themselves, as the XboX 360 has finally had a profitable year. According to the story (http://kotaku.com/5026559/xbox-division-finally-reports-profitable-year) , MS has made $426,000,000 in the financial year 07-08. That is an...
18/07 10:50 - [News - Xbox News] XboX 360 has a profitable year
If Kotaku.com is to believe, then Microsoft can start congratulating themselves, as the XboX 360 has finally had a profitable year. According to the story (http://kotaku.com/5026559/xbox-division-finally-reports-profitable-year) , MS has made $426,000,000 in the financial year 07-08. That is an...
17/07 12:11 - [News - Xbox News] MS say no to Blueray; services are the future
Before consulting the porno-industry (http://machinist.salon.com/blog/2007/07/30/porn_dvd/) , Microsoft decided to include the HD-DVD as the highdefinition-drive in XboX 360. Let's just say that it was a bad idea. As HD-DVD lost the format-war to Sony's Blueray, the XboX-ownwers were pretty much...
17/07 12:11 - [News - Xbox News] MS say no to Blueray; services are the future
Before consulting the porno-industry (http://machinist.salon.com/blog/2007/07/30/porn_dvd/) , Microsoft decided to include the HD-DVD as the highdefinition-drive in XboX 360. Let's just say that it was a bad idea. As HD-DVD lost the format-war to Sony's Blueray, the XboX-ownwers were pretty much...
17/07 11:35 - [News - Newsflash] Award to best Halo3- and Console-player
Halo 3 is a growing franchise, both in and out of the States, and now the European eSport-giant Turtle Entertaintment acknowledges the growing community, as they pick up console-gaming and Halo 3 for their annual eSport-awards.For a few years already, eSports has not been confined to the PC any...
17/07 10:41 - [News - CGS] Core, Salvo progress to CGS Semi-finals
After the first two Quarter-finals were played out two days a go, it was time for the last two. Carolina Core went up against the Asian champions from Wuhan Dragons, while Birmingham Salvo faced Mexico City Furia.Just like in Berlin Allianz' Quarter-final, yesterday evening's games seemed to be...
16/07 10:48 - [News - CGS] CGS World Finals get under way; Venom out!
The first two Quarter-finals in the CGS World Finals have been played, and much to everybody's surprise, the winners of the American regional finals, Dallas Venom, has been eliminated. San Francisco OPTX created the final blow to Venom, as their CS:S-team tore the Venom-team apart - thus...
16/07 10:06 - [News - Xbox News] No new Bungie-title at E3
Bungie has been teasing their fans for months, as they continiously have hinted for a new title - which isn't supposed to be a Halo game. The game was supposed to premiere on the E3 fair, but that has been put on full hold due to their publisher.For more info,...
15/07 16:08 - [News - Newsflash] Regroup Esports renamed ESNation.com
Regroup Esports, Europe's leading electronic sports and online gaming company, has rebranded to become Esport Nation A/S while its new corporate site is now known as ESNation.com as of today. Regroup's digital portfolio includes popular gaming community sites such as the Dotaportal.com,...
15/07 13:19 - [News - Xbox News] Final Fantasy, GoW2 and more from Microsoft at E3
It's E3 time, and that means that we get a virtual goodiebag from all the game developers. Yesterday was no exception as Microsoft held their eagerly awaited press conference. If you like Final Fantasy, Gears of War or Portal you might want to peek inside.
14/07 15:29 - [News - CGS] Vanessa and Master dominate CGS Dead or Alive
In the past weekend, the Championship Gaming Series hosted their Individual World Championships for Dead or Alive (male and female), CounterStrike:Source, FIFA 2008 and Forza 2. The event is now concluded and you can find the results inside!
14/07 11:28 - [News - Xbox News] Triple the storage on XboX 360
Rumours have been floating around for quite some time that Microsoft was going to lower their prices on the XboX 360. Now it has happened, as the original XboX 360 with 20GB storage has been dropped from $349 to $299 (US). At the same time, Microsoft has added a new...
14/07 11:00 - [News - MLG] Halo 3: Triggers Down win MLG Orlando
For those Halo 3-fans that thought Major League Gaming's stop in Orlando would be yet another Str8 Rippin-, Carbon- or Final Boss-victory, this weekend was some kind of eyeopener. By the Winner Bracket Final, all three teams had exited the upper ranks of the tournament. More details inside!
11/07 14:08 - [News - MLG] MLG Orlando to start today
Major League Gaming's third stop on the 2008 Pro Circuit is going down this weekend in Orlando, Florida. With $93,000 in prizemoney, the action will be hot as ever, as the teams are trying to take grab a ticket to the National Championships.The tournaments in Halo 3, Gears of War...
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American site FiringSquad

Last update on 2013-06-16 at 22:55
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29/09 10:05 - Evening News Round-Up: November 15
29/09 10:05 - New Company Of Heroes Patch Released
29/09 10:05 - Problems With PS3 Resolutions On Older HDTVs
29/09 10:05 - PlayStation Network Preview
28/09 08:05 - The Mark Demos Released
28/09 08:05 - Get Wii Component Cables From More Places
28/09 08:05 - On The Wii, The PS3, The 360 And The PC: Part 9
28/09 08:05 - Defender Released On Xbox Live Arcade
27/09 08:05 - ESRB Teams Up With PTA
27/09 08:05 - New Warhammer: Mark Of Chaos Patch
26/09 08:05 - Top 10 Best Selling PC Games For Nov. 4
26/09 08:05 - New Huxley Screenshots
25/09 08:05 - Microsoft's Zune A Sales Dud?
25/09 08:05 - ATI releases Catalyst 6.11
24/09 10:05 - Rainbow Six Vegas Misses PS3 Launch Window
24/09 10:05 - First Titan Quest: Immortal Throne Screenshots
23/09 12:05 - Sony Denies Limiting PS3 Launch Shipments To Top 5 Retailers
23/09 12:05 - New Battlefield 2 Patch Released
22/09 08:05 - Superman Returns Demo Available For Xbox 360 Owners
22/09 08:05 - ESA Raises $1.5 Million For Children's Charities
19/08 21:05 - Crysis 2 multiplayer trailer
18/08 22:05 - Portal 2 release date revealed
18/08 22:05 - Star Wars: The Old Republic space combat trailer
18/08 22:05 - Diablo III walkthrough video explains Artisans
18/08 22:05 - 160GB and 320GB PS3 SKUs coming in September
18/08 00:05 - APB creator Realtime Worlds "on the brink of closure"
18/08 00:05 - Warhammer 40k Dawn of War II: Retribution announced
17/08 21:05 - Dragon Age 2 release date announced w/ trailer
17/08 02:05 - New Sony PSP commercial disses iPhone games
16/08 23:05 - Lost Planet 2 coming to PC, benchmark tool released
16/08 17:05 - Elemental: War of Magic Brad Wardell Interview
14/08 01:05 - Rage release date announced
14/08 01:05 - STALKER 2 announced, coming in 2012
13/08 21:05 - New Deus Ex: Human Revolution gameplay trailer
13/08 21:05 - Crysis 2 release date announced
13/08 06:05 - NPD: Xbox 360 beats DS, ranks bona fide 1st in July
13/08 06:05 - FS Exclusive: Stardock talks consoles, Steamworks
13/08 03:05 - Irrational's "Project Icarus" is BioShock: Infinite
12/08 19:05 - Kane & Lynch 2 uncensored launch trailer
12/08 19:05 - Steam launches 4-day QuakeCon 2010 sale
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English site EchoPlayer

Last update on 2010-05-06 at 18:40
 
28/12 07:04 - [Uncategorized] Hello world!
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
02/09 15:17 - [EchoPlayer] An Extra Life
EchoPlayer.com expires on the 9th October and I’m finally leaving that domain name behind. However, for those of you who have stumbled across this site in its past 5 years of life, I’m continuing it through the aptly named An Extra Life. It’s currently in development and...
21/09 08:30 - [Industry] Console User Interface
If there’s one thing that this console generation has brought - aside from increased technical-wizardry and possible motion gimmickry - it’s more-sophisticated graphical user interfaces. The PlayStation3’s XrossMediaBar, Xbox 360’s Dashboard and the Wii’s…...
20/09 09:00 - [Culture] Favourite Games?
Although perhaps not the best example of gaming’s social acceptance, it is quite telling that neither MySpace nor Facebook - the two largest social networking sites on the web - currently feature a designated area for you to input your “Favourite Games”.
You can tell the...
19/09 09:00 - [News] Theme My PSP
The recent 3.70 firmware update for the PSP has brought along the option of official custom themes for the device.
Available to download from the UK PlayStation site, the majority are related to a certain game and are quite cumbersome to use - except the excellent Cookies theme (I’ll...
18/09 09:00 - [Impressions] Destroy All Humans Again
Following the previous nostalgia-tinged post, I thought I’d now take a look at Destroy All Humans, as it too features a prominent and memorable setting - a humorous portrayal of 1950’s USA. Again, this is a past review of mine, at the time of the game’s release. A sequel has...
17/09 09:00 - [Impressions] Way Beyond Good & Evil
Writing about the joy of exploring Rapture in Bioshock brought back fond memories of my time exploring another distinctive and rich world - Hillys, in the seminal Beyond Good & Evil. For old time’s sake here’s a look at a review I wrote way back when (slightly tarted-up). If you...
14/09 09:25 - [News] PS3VR
Early next year Sony is set to release PlayTV in certain PAL territories (including the UK, thankfully), allowing people to watch and record digital television on their PS3 through a combined TV tuner and personal video recorder.
Although Freeview players are becoming cheaper and more...
13/09 19:06 - [News] Newsbyte 01
Yakuza 3 confirmed for PS3. Sadly it’s currently Japan only, like no.2.
Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction dated. October in USA, November over here.
A shooting game with half a million guns? A preview of Borderlands.
New controller colours for Xbox 360. Pink...
13/09 18:50 - [EchoPlayer] Newsbyte 00
Although staying abreast of all the happenings in the gaming world is interesting and exciting, it’s also quite laborious at times. Unless you have something particularly noteworthy to report, you often end up recycling what everyone else has already said - with the majority of it being...
13/09 09:10 - [Upcoming] Behind the Killzone
After E3 2007’s showing of Killzone 2, my interest in the game has grown exponentially. Visually it was actually pretty close to the pre-rendered trailer that was shown many moons ago - rivaling Crysis in many respects. Atmospherically it seems to be very strong - hopefully it won’t...
24/09 22:40 - [Old Portables] New GBA Model Released (Not Micro)
In officially the quietest launch ever, Nintendo released a new version of the GBAsp in America. Absolutely nothing changed? apart from the screen. It?s significantly brighter. And it?s backlit, not sidelit. The joy.
Also, the button which previously toggled brightness on and off now...
23/09 22:36 - [Nintendo DS] Nintendo DS WiFi Details in October
At Iwata?s fact filled TGS speech he also talked a bit about the upcoming WiFi service for the DS. It?s set to launch in November worldwide and Iwata said that full details will come in October.
So stay tuned for that.
23/09 22:35 - [Nintendo DS] Nintendo DS Price Cut (predicted it you know?)
Yup, today NoE announced a price cut for the NDS taking effect from the 7th of October.  This coincides with the launch of 2 new DS bundles.
The console on it?s own will now cost £89.99 and the brand new pink DS with Nintendogs Dachshund version will retail for...
06/09 22:37 - [Sony PSP Games] 185,000 PSPs sold in 4 days.
Sony?s PSP console has become the fastest-selling games console of all time in the UK, selling a huge 185,000 units in its first four days on sale, perhaps even more via the online markets.
High street store enjoyed an incredible weekend, grossing a whopping £33.3 million in hardware...
18/08 22:20 - [General] Xbox 360 Launch Details
Yesterday afternoon, Microsoft announced the plans for the Xbox 360 launch at the Games Developer conference.
Although Microsoft did not state when the launch date will be, we were all given the much talked price and bundles. I can reveal that there will be two separate bundles available to...
17/08 22:17 - [Old Portables] GBA Micro Dated
The third iteration of the Game Boy Advance will hit Europe on November 4th priced at £69. It?ll come in silver, blue, pink and green colours with more faceplates coming later
Thsi seems to be the latest piece of news in what I expect to be a minor news revolution inorder to ease the...
01/08 22:12 - [Games] Resident Evil 5 details
Announced sometime ago for the PS3 and XBox 360, Resident Evil 5 is naturally set after the previous game and is already looking sumptuous. IGN reports on the latest issue of Famitsu Xbox which includes a new interview with the game?s producer Jun Takeuchi.
Most interestingly is the...
21/07 22:22 - [Sony PSP Games] PSP Games Priced
Sony has been contacting retailers and telling them how much first party PSP games are going to cost. After spending £179.99 on the value pack you will then have to spend £34.99 to buy games like Wipeout and Ridge Racer.
So, despite having to wait 6 months for launch and having...
30/06 22:11 - [Consoles, General] Japan not keen on Xbox 360. Loves PS3 and Wii.
It would seem that despite a solid E3, Microsoft are still having problems cracking the Japanese market. Famitsu did a survey of the gaming public, asking what next gen console they were most interested in. 42.2% said they prefered the Revolution, 39.8% went for the PS3 and a pathetic 18% went...
31/05 22:09 - [Games Based on Movies] Peter Jackson’s & EA’s King Kong Game
Eurogamer has a nice selection of shots from Peter Jackson?s King Kong the upcoming game based on the, naturally, upcoming movie.
Unlike the majority of film tie ins, produced by EA and the like (mainly EA), which are quite horrendous, this game is worth your attention as it?s being...
19/10 12:47 - [EchoPlayer] Gooodbyeeeee
19/10 11:47 - [Console] Id behind Revolution
19/10 11:44 - [Console] DOA4 Halo Cameo
16/10 18:46 - [Console] Revo for late 2006
10/10 11:09 - [Console] Unofficial 360 launch line-up.
10/10 11:04 - [Console] PES Manager
07/10 13:10 - [Portable] Beware of Greeks Bearing PSPBrick
06/10 20:02 - [Portable] Zelda DS Details
05/10 17:39 - [Portable] Loads of Nintendo DS News
04/10 12:37 - [Console, Impression] Fifa 06 Review
30/09 11:27 - [Computer, Insight] FM 2006 Preview
25/09 21:11 - [General] Sqaure-Enix Own Taito
24/09 20:41 - [Console, Impression] Revolution… views.
24/09 09:17 - [Portable] New GBA Model released (not micro)
23/09 22:05 - [Portable] NDS Price Cut ( I predicted it you know…)
17/09 10:10 - [General, Console] SCEE Safety Notice
16/09 14:57 - [Portable] DS WiFi Details in October
16/09 14:33 - [Console] Revolution Control Revealed
15/09 20:10 - [General, Console] Is Friday Revo Day?
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American site GameGirlAdvance

Last update on 2010-10-25 at 22:05
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
22/10 05:48 - Failing Towards Fearlessness
I recently discovered Mark Suster's Both Sides of the Table through a post on Fred Wilson's always excellent blog and I've been devouring the content. It's really insightful and interesting. The latest post about about What Entrepreneurs Could Learn from Chamillionaire echoes the lessons that...
24/03 13:47 - [Technology] Ada Lovelace Day: Teachers
I've long been an admirer of the remarkable Ada Lovelace but it wasn't until three days ago that I learned...
24/03 13:47 - [Technology] Ada Lovelace Day: Teachers
I've long been an admirer of the remarkable Ada Lovelace but it wasn't until three days ago that I learned she's inspired a day of blogging about women in technology. Unfortunately the fanfic that I have been composing in my mind for the last few years is not ready for...
18/08 14:06 - [Movies] Who is The Right One? Moonstruck versus Crossing Delancey.
Perhaps because I've been spending so much time lately in lower New York and Brooklyn, I've been attracted to films...
18/08 14:06 - [Movies] Who is The Right One? Moonstruck versus Crossing Delancey.
Perhaps because I've been spending so much time lately in lower New York and Brooklyn, I've been attracted to films set in those streets I love, and recently I watched, back-to-back, Moonstruck (1987) and Crossing Delancey (1988). I was immediately struck by both the similarities in the two films...
06/07 14:04 - [Culture] If Edward Stalked Buffy instead of Bella
This Twilight/Buffy remix is awesome and super interesting, as Katie from Pixiepalace points out in her astute write-up. I haven't actually seen the movie Twilight (the three girls who would have gone to see it with me all went and saw it long before I got around to it) and...
06/07 14:04 - [Culture] If Edward Stalked Buffy instead of Bella
This Twilight/Buffy remix is awesome and super interesting, as Katie from Pixiepalace points out in her astute write-up. I haven't...
02/07 17:49 - [Society] A Farcical Tragedy Told Through Facebook Status Updates
02/07 17:49 - [Society] A Farcical Tragedy Told Through Facebook Status Updates
02/07 15:22 - [News] Fez for XBLA in 2010
So happy to hear that Fez has found a home! Congratulations, Phil and Jason! Let's party!...
02/07 15:22 - [News] Fez for XBLA in 2010
So happy to hear that Fez has found a home! Congratulations, Phil and Jason! Let's party!
01/07 14:25 - [Culture] Happy Canada Day
I'll admit that last year, I didn't even know there *was* a Canada day; but as my social circle increasingly includes "out" Canadians, I'm learning more about who's Canadian (William Shatner! Peter Jennings! NEIL YOUNG), Canadian alcohol (Crown Royal, Seagram's), and days commemorating great...
01/07 14:25 - [Culture] Happy Canada Day
I'll admit that last year, I didn't even know there *was* a Canada day; but as my social circle increasingly...
30/06 22:16 - [Music] "A Chimpanzee Can't Dance"
Oliver Sacks talks to Jon Stewart about the fundamental impact of music on the brain. Rhythm, he says, is a...
30/06 22:16 - [Music] "A Chimpanzee Can't Dance"
Oliver Sacks talks to Jon Stewart about the fundamental impact of music on the brain. Rhythm, he says, is a purely human trait...only humans can listen and respond to music by dancing to the beat. Makes it all the more tragic that music programs and education are getting cut from...
30/06 13:39 - [Economics] That's a Lot of Gold-Farming
"Among other things, Chinese officials have worried that online currencies could ultimately serve as an alternative to China's official currency, the renminbi, and have an impact on the country's financial system." --NYTimes on China's limiting virtual goods trading and sales. Wowza. It says...
30/06 13:39 - [Economics] That's a Lot of Gold-Farming
"Among other things, Chinese officials have worried that online currencies could ultimately serve as an alternative to China’s official currency,...
29/06 18:59 - [Military] Tension Between Free Speech and Realpolitik on Wikipedia
NYTimes article on the suppression of information on a Wikipedia page neatly encapsulates a dilemma of democratic nations at war....
29/06 18:59 - [Military] Tension Between Free Speech and Realpolitik on Wikipedia
NYTimes article on the suppression of information on a Wikipedia page neatly encapsulates a dilemma of democratic nations at war. A cornerstone of a free society is an unfettered press, serving the public's right to know; on the other hand, global politics is a dangerous game that sometimes...
28/06 10:26 - [Criticism] The Role of Criticism
In an interesting essay (thanks Jen Bekman for the link!) by Jonathan Jones argues, essentially, that he is right as...
04/11 18:28 - [Theory] The Futures of Entertainment
I've been thinking about this a lot lately. And when Souris posted to a mailing list about it, I tried...
30/10 23:08 - [Art] The Unfinished Swan
I hadn't seen this before --The Unfinished Swan-- what an elegant idea. The FPP -- first-person painter! I wish the...
25/10 18:32 - [Culture] Missing: One Husband-to-Be
It took me a long time to find someone who wasn't a laughable buffoon or a stuck-up prig. While I...
04/10 10:03 - [Academia] Talking to Students
I've been invited to give a talk in November to students in the computer science program at ITESCA in Sonora,...
07/09 14:24 - Fully Flared Intro
The most beautiful thing I've seen all week:...
04/09 07:09 - [Events] PAX
E3 was hugely disappointing... one tiny room for all the games, no banners, no buzz; I know that I used...
11/06 08:03 - [Movies] meaningless sex and the city
i went to go see Sex and the City saturday with a friend. we both enjoy films shoved sneeringly(by many...
14/05 14:29 - NES Coffee Table
Nice. From Nickpapageorgia....
29/04 22:49 - [Design] Space Invaders Cutting Board
Pretty nice!...
17/04 10:56 - [Music] Tenori-On
I'm going to this Friday night at 1015 Folsom: the launch of Tenori-On, featuring media designer Toshio Iwai and I...
15/04 15:15 - [Humor] Never Gonna Give You Up
They call it "WoW" for a reason... because that is MY reaction to this. (From Joi on Twitter)...
10/04 13:19 - Black American Enka Singer Jero
He's not bad but the "freak show" culture around his TV appearance is so typically Japanese and kinda depressing....
03/04 14:56 - [Art] Cozies for your Rock Band Drums!
This is super-adorable as well as being super-practical; form+function, what could be better? Rock Band drum cozies! The look cute...
01/04 23:57 - [Humor] WoW+the power of Rock
I would SO play the bard class! OMG....
31/03 18:46 - [Art] My Lecture: Art and the Language of Interactivity
Well, it's on the school's website so it must be official! I'll be giving a talk on the art of...
28/03 07:57 - [Food] Best Cupcakes!
And I want to eat these! (My posts lately have been about my desires, haven't they...?)...
27/03 08:07 - Push My Buttons... in the Dark
Also, I want this....
26/03 17:46 - [Jane's Journal] Almost Right
I think I am actually Chaotic Good and weaker/less agile, but ... I Am A: Neutral Good Half-Elf Rogue (5th...
25/03 17:30 - [Jane's Journal] Amazon
Oh, Amazon. You know me so well!...
15/03 08:43 - [Design] The Uncluttered Workspace
This is interesting and inspiring -- people posting photos of their workspaces in a flickr group: unclutter. I am torn...
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American site Terra Nova

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
28/04 13:00 - [greglas] RIP Greg
Greg Lastowka died last night. I really can't find the words, if you can, feel free to comment below. ren
21/04 15:22 - [eSports] Boxing Cleverer
What makes a sport popular - then not? A chat broke out on Twitter. One of those chats that tells you that Twitter can be a terrible place to chat. So let's have a go here. Boxing used to be popular. Really popular. It caught the public imagination for centuries. In the 18C there was the Fancy -...
03/02 21:57 - MMO = Multiple Massacres Online
There may be much truth in the feeling that many Terra Nova people share, that MMORPGs and the gamer community are evolving into far less interesting forms. Today was the last day for one of the best other blogs about MMORPGs, Massively. The farewells: massively.joystiq.com/ And a commentary from...
20/12 14:27 - Unpopular Culture
As my Pandaran reached level 100 in World of Warcraft, knowing that 10 million other people were playing alongside me, and something over 100 million accounts had been created over the decade lifetime of that influential game, I couldn?t help but think of how much I personally like some of the...
17/12 16:29 - [Blatant Self-Promotion] Welcome Nick and Bill
All at TN would like to welcome Nick LaLone and Bill Bainbridge on board. Many of you will already know Nick and William''s work, but for those of you who do not: Nick is a currently PhD Student in the Information Science and Technology Program at Penn State University. His work centres on the...
30/10 18:50 - [eSports] Naming games (Part 2): I don?t think it?s me
?Instead of saying I?m going to be best Pro Gamer I?d like to say that, especially in the eyes of the fans, I?ll work hard to be a pro gamer that always gives his all. A gamer that really enjoys and embodies the spirit of competition? Lee ?Jaedong? Jae Dong, StarCraft II Player ?The difference...
28/09 15:31 - [Academia] eSports: Naming games (Part 1)
I said I?d been working on TN content. Well here is the first slice. For a long time I?ve been curious about the names people use in online spaces. This fascination grew as I began to watch eSports and saw how commentators / casters have to navigate a complex name space to make sense of the...
26/09 10:39 - [Blatant Self-Promotion] Arise TerraNova
I for one did not want to see TerraNova fade away (after all they named a TV programe after us, right?), and I've got three blog posts on the exciting world of eSports in notpad that I'm trying to get finished. Ted has been kind enought to hand me the keys, so Arise TerraNova you live again. Ren
25/09 12:23 - Making it official: RIP Terra Nova
Terra Nova began on September 11, 2003 and maintained steady intellectual activity for a good 7 years afterwards. For about 4 years now the site has been kept alive out of a sense of good will. I think though for the good of the world it is time to let it pass. All this means is, I won't be...
25/03 22:10 - IRS clarifies rules on virtual currencies & Oculus Rift VR --> FB for $2B
greglasMarch 25, 2014 was a pretty interesting day for virtual currency and virtual reality! It seems the IRS deems mined bitcoins (& Dogecoins!) to be income. So it seems pretty clear that Linden Dollars are a "convertible" virtual currency and should count as income too. I'm assuming...
16/01 18:50 - [Academia] The Tyranny of Emergence: Modernity's Romance of the Game
Thomas MalabyIt's been some time since I haunted the distinguished halls of TN, but after some tumultuous times that got me out of the habit of putting my working papers up on ssrn and pointing to them here (and at my own blog), I do have a piece that I wanted to share (and I'll be cross-posting...
31/12 18:50 - [Academia] The Tyranny of Emergence: Modernity's Romance of the Game
Thomas MalabyIt's been some time since I haunted the distinguished halls of TN, but after some tumultuous times that got me out of the habit of putting my working papers up on ssrn and pointing to them here (and at my own blog), I do have a piece that I wanted to share (and I'll be cross-posting...
01/12 11:17 - Player-Authors Project Summary Report of Research Findings
greglasThanks to all Terra Nova readers who participated in the survey. The report is also available here.
30/10 09:15 - Looking Back at Habitat
greglasGreat short podcast about the history of Habitat here. Thanks for the pointer, Randy!
07/10 18:05 - [Academia] Social Value
Dmitri WilliamsDeep in our underground hollowed-out volcanic lair, ninja scientists have developed an algorithm that I think will have a large impact on both science and commerce. We call it "Social Value." Social Value is the amount of behavior that one person generates among their friends. An...
25/09 01:05 - [Blatant Self-Promotion] Ninjas attack
Dmitri WilliamsClearly demarcated as blatant self-promotion: I'm happy to announce that an effort I've been working on for about 3 years in semi-stealth mode is now live. After doing big data work for the spooks in the government and running a team of social and computer scientists, a few of us...
18/09 11:36 - Diablo III Auction House Closes
Edward CastronovaIt's not easy being a bank. Blizzard's experiment with a real-money trading system in its game Diablo III has come to an end. It is a good thing too. By embedding real money in its service, Blizzard was vitiating any claim that D3 was separate from the real economy and therefore...
05/09 19:20 - 10 years!
greglasWell, almost. Next Wednesday will mark the 10th anniversary of the Terra Nova weblog. Here's Ted's first post. Hard to believe...
03/09 10:13 - The Politics and Economics of Closure
Edward CastronovaToontown is shutting its doors. (Thanks Pidge Fielder for the tip.) When gamer properties close down, the gamers rant and, understanding that no one will actually listen, move on. Toontown is a Disney property, however, filled with ordinary people. They've started numerous...
23/08 16:49 - Who owns e-sports?
Edward CastronovaGot an interesting law article in the snail mail by Dan Burk. "Owning E-Sports: Proprietary Rights in Professional Computer Gaming." Unfortunately the digital version is behind paywalls. Man, does that seem stupid. Amazon charging $10 for a law article? It's an interesting...
02/08 09:06 - Player-Authors Project - Survey One Data (Draft)
greglasHi everyone, I posted here soliciting participation in the Rutgers Player-Authors survey of player UGC practices in games. We are beginning to study the results. A draft summary report of basic descriptive statistics is posted here. Please do not cite or repost this draft version, as the...
24/06 15:49 - Industry Survey on UGC in Games
greglasHi everyone, As part of the Rutgers Player-Authors project, we're conducting a survey of industry perceptions regarding player-created content in games. If you're in the game development industry, please consider taking a few moments to share your views on player-created content. The...
17/06 13:12 - Play, Evolution, and the Unspeakable
Edward CastronovaSteen and Owens ground play in human evolution. Now sociologist Robert Bellah makes play not just any element of human evolution but a core element of it. From play, he believes, springs almost all culture, including the topic I steadfastly refuse to bring up on this blog because...
14/06 11:03 - Microsoft Points Go Away
Edward CastronovaMicrosoft announced that it is retiring its virtual currency, Microsoft Points. This follows Facebook abandoning Facebook credits. Companies are trying to figure when and where it makes sense to have your own currency. The thing about a rewards-type currency, such as Microsoft...
30/05 17:12 - Save the Whales! And exploit them I guess.
Edward CastronovaA report just out from the fine folks at Playnomics confirms that much of the money spent in digital economies is spent by a fairly small share of the players. Vegas calls them "whales." Playnomics says that fewer than 1 percent of players spend any money at all in games, on...
21/05 12:49 - Diablo III Hyperinflation
Edward CastronovaDiablo III's real-money auction house had some potential to be a major innovation in virtual economies. Instead, it looks like the designers failed to grasp lessons of virtual money management that are now more than a decade old. Namely, make sure you have enough sinks. There's a...
08/05 11:26 - The Clausewitz Engine: A Major Scientific Advance
Edward CastronovaWittingly or no, the folks over at Paradox Development are making an amazing scientific instrument. It's called the Clausewitz Engine. I know almost nothing about it, other than having been its victim over and over again. The Clausewitz Engine is apparently a gigantic autonomous...
26/04 15:02 - [Blatant Self-Promotion] Hector Postigo's: The Digital Rights Movement
Ren ReynoldsThe latest Social Change Technology podcast is out. Burcu Bakioglu interviews long time friend of the show Hector Postigo about his latest book: The Digital Rights Movement. Those that have been around a while with know Hector's foundational work on modding. You can listen to the show...
18/04 09:19 - New Survey - Please Participate
greglasI'm conducting a survey on creative play within video games. If you have 15 minutes to spare, please consider letting us know about how your creativity intersects with your gaming: https://camdenrutgers.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0VzeOA1fJHthpkN And please spread the link around. Once the...
15/04 12:33 - Did you know? GDP ignores digital value
Edward CastronovaReal world experts are starting to think about all the economic value stored up in digital currencies. Here's a blog post about it by Joel McKendrick, pointed out to me by Robert Gehorsam. Thanks Robert!
27/03 18:23 - GDC Expo Floor
Edward CastronovaA few things I noticed wandering the expo floor. I was surprised to hear some people say that this is a fairly decent year for hiring. I thought it was a down time for the industry, but perhaps in interactive entertainment, down just means, not growing as fast. Or, we get this...
27/03 16:54 - Are you ready for movies that think
Edward CastronovaSlant Six Games will deploy a procedural cinematic engine in Microsofts Galactic Reign. The segments of film are available to the engine and it creates a linear visual narrative that depends on player actions and the game state.
27/03 13:44 - Time Scales
Edward CastronovaWhen I was a wee lad, the turnaround time for a piece of research was 5-6 years. From the first idea to the day it appeared in a journal. We now see functional models in game analytics that address practical social science problems in a couple months. Seems fast! But isn't fast...
27/03 01:45 - Action and Virtue
Edward CastronovaRobert George in the April edition of the magazine First Things makes a case for limited government that relies on an Aristotelian view of human flourishing. For Aristotle, he says, "flourishing consists in doing things, not just in getting things, or having desirable or pleasant...
26/03 19:53 - Next steps for AI
Edward CastronovaGames will become more reactive to us. The industry is beginning to build systems to produce environments that react in novel ways to the user. A World Manager that directs your experience. Entities that analyze statistics before making choices. Game objects that dynamically...
26/03 14:52 - Game education is scaling rapidly
Edward CastronovaJust saw a report from RIT, UCSC, and Northeastern about their efforts to build game programs. The meta data here is astounding. Ten years ago, nobody had anything. They launched little programs over significant opposition. The demand for places however vastly exceeded supply....
26/03 13:18 - Scale
Edward CastronovaIf you've never been to this conference or E3, the first thing that impresses you is the scale. Gigantic and global. I still have trouble grasping how big the business of designing play has become. This talk is by the CEO of Kongregate. It's about retaining players for the long...
26/03 10:58 - From GDC
Edward CastronovaLet's all go back to 2007 when blogs were proto-tweets. This week I'll be sending stuff from the Game Developers Conference. My iPad doesn't support Typepad's nice text editing features so its just going to be plain text, no cutesy images and all that. Links? No, I can't do that...
04/03 09:42 - Conferences are boring, I want to play games
Edward CastronovaI know everyone has been eagerly awaiting an opportunity to spend money to get one of my papers. The wait is over!!! It's this paper where I say "Instead of having talks at conferences, can we have games?" I don't know, I find talks so boring. I just get antsy. And it seems to me...
27/02 14:51 - Valve Economist on EconTalk
Edward CastronovaEconomist Russ Roberts runs EconTalk, a rather cool series of podcasts on edgy topics in economics. These are the guys who brought you the Keynesian-Monetarist rap debate. What's not to love? Well, they've got a great interview with Valve's economist Yanis Varoufakis. It's...
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02/08 16:23 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Then And Now: Coming To Steam Early Access August 13th
Sometimes it gets me down that there's so much I want to do with this game that I may never have the time to do. But it helps to look at how far the game has come. Remember this trailer...
17/06 10:02 - [Energy Hook] New Energy Hook update - Alpha 4.31
Hey everybody - after a bunch of false starts I got updated builds onto Humble that I believe aren't rubbish. Alpha 4.31, codename Mukor. One of the biggest changes in the new update is the MUKOR cheat - anywhere in...
30/04 14:23 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update 4.2 - codename *Rewards*
Hey everybody, just got a new build of the game up on Humble, so download away. One of the biggest things in this build is Rift DK2 support. Enough said, I think. Another big thing in this build is I...
17/04 20:03 - [Energy Hook] Screenshot Saturday - Level Thumbnails
Making new thumbnails for the level select screen and thought I'd post them in delicious high res on reddit's screenshot saturday. You saw 'em here first!
25/03 12:14 - [Random Stuff] Podcast
I was in a round-table podcast with Tanya Short of Moon Hunters and Alix Stolzer of Legend of Dungeon. Check it out! http://game-wisdom.com/podcast/game-wisdom-developer-round-table-episode-2
09/02 18:56 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update 4.1 - Codename *Delilah*
We did it. We got a meaty patch up! That new character model and gamefeel improvements I promised are finally in. I even made a trailer for the first time in over a year because I feel this one's worth...
10/01 16:49 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Latest News in Podcast Form
Wondering what's going on with Energy Hook? I talk about the latest developments with Josh Bycer of Game Wisdom.
10/10 14:39 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update Alpha 4.0 has landed - Codename *Buggier Than Hell*
If you?re already a proud owner of the Energy Hook alpha, you can download the update now. If not, you can become an owner at http://energyhookgame.com. With this update, I?ve upgraded to Unity 4.6 and introduced a lot of new...
06/10 13:28 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update Coming Soon (Finally) BUT
I'm through the woods with the update to Unity 4.6, so I'm going to call the next patch alpha 4.0. And in the spirit of Team Fortress and Awesomenauts, I'm going to name it: Buggier Then Hell. At this point...
03/10 09:19 - Intel Corporate Responsibility
It feels a bit like fighting fire with fire but I don't see what else to do - I've followed in the footsteps of Brett Douville, Richard Lemarchand, and others and contacted Intel. Here is the letter I wrote. I...
08/09 14:06 - [Energy Hook] Overdue Update On Energy Hook - Nothing Visible Has Changed
I've been dragging my feet about making an update because, well, I just haven't accomplished anything of note in the last month. I've been getting my ass kicked by UI bugs and decided to upgrade to the latest Unity UI...
06/08 13:20 - [Happiness] Happiness In Game Development: Why Try?
I?ve written a couple articles on how to be happy as a game developer, but just realized I have yet to talk about why we should even try to be happy. I kind of thought it was obvious. But lately...
28/07 15:33 - [Shoestring Gamedev] Making A Shoestring Budget Game For The Xbox One
Just last month Happion Labs launched Sixty Second Shooter Prime for the Xbox One through their ID@Xbox program. Now, I?m one of the cheapest game developers I know. I?ve been indie for almost nine years now and am still in...
18/06 18:18 - [sixty second shooter] Sixty Second Shooter Prime achievement list
I've had a couple requests for this: Classic White Belt - Get 10,000 points in classic 60 mode Classic Brown Belt - Get 100,000 points in classic 60 mode Classic Black Belt - Get 1,000,000 points in classic 60 mode...
18/06 17:08 - [sixty second shooter] Sixty Second Shooter Prime lands on the Xbox One tomorrow
The game that I had to convince Sony and my Kickstarter backers to let me make (bless y'all) is arriving tomorrow, 6/19, at 9 AM UTC! In the near future I'll put up some posts about what it was like...
14/04 15:08 - Podcast
I was on a new podcast. "Jamie Frinstrom from Happion Labs who is here to talk about 2 games he has coming out over the next few months as well as answering some of our questions." http://www.the-cloud.name/white-noise-online-show-02/
28/02 11:29 - It's Still About Getting Picked; But More People Are Doing The Picking
Back when I got started in game development, the way to get a game made was to get picked by a distributor to be put into retail. MindCraft was picked by EA's distribution arm, and we got Magic Candle into...
28/01 08:58 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update version a3.85
Holidays, conferences, and a memorial service meant I didn't get as much done as I'd like since the last update, but a new one is up. One of the biggest complaints about the last build is that you can't use...
14/01 08:55 - [Happiness] Happiness in Game Development: Obligation
It took me a while to get myself to sit down and write a second real post in this column or series I imagined myself writing on happiness in game development. Of the many things I could write about next,...
19/12 21:26 - [Happiness] How To Be A Happy Indie Game Developer
You know what? Lots of indie game developers blog about how to make money (or sell more product, which is kind of the same thing). But do any of them blog about how to be happy while you?re doing it?...
17/12 11:48 - [Kickstarter] I'm on a panel tonight about life after Kickstarter
If you're in the Seattle area, come on down: (sorry for the late notice) https://www.facebook.com/events/1426144417616603/ If not, it just so happens we live in The Future and anybody can broadcast anything, whenever! http://www.twitch.tv/seattleindies/
13/12 14:58 - [Random Stuff] The Golden Age Of Indie That Never Was
Was there really an indie bubble? Or a golden age of indie? We look back in time and remember hearing about these successes on iOS, console, Steam - but when we try our own hands at going indie we don?t...
13/12 14:50 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update version a3.70 - so much stuff!
There's a method behind the madness to my update labeling scheme. The a is for alpha. The first number is what source control system iteration I'm on - I never meant to go to a third system, but circumstances warranted....
11/12 14:07 - [Random Stuff] Everyone Can Learn To Code
Hey, this hour of code thing is kind of cool. Sofia kind of lost interest after about 15 minutes. "I'm tired of making the zombie find the flower" but I told her she could stay up past her bedtime if...
12/11 10:16 - [Random Stuff] When Do You Find Time To Read?
Back in the olden days when compile times were long I almost always had a book on programming or management at my desk and was able to buttress my experiential knowledge with theoretical. These days where turnaround times are so...
08/11 14:27 - Another Anecdote In The Game-Development-Is-Great-For-Learning-Stuff Pile
A couple weeks ago I set my 8 year old daughter Sofia down in front of rpgmaker and she happily got to work more-or-less cloning her favorite game, a Warriors RPG (the series of books about talking feral cats, not...
29/10 09:34 - [Happiness] I'll be talking at iFest in Seattle on November 9
You know why I named my new company Happion Laboratories? Because I'm all about the pursuit-of-happiness with it. And I'm going to talk about that some at iFest. Come on by!
23/10 15:13 - [Shoestring Gamedev] Don't keep score by how much money you make; keep score by how little you spend
Yet another mistake to avoid when going from Corporate to Indie - which ties into some of the other mistakes I've written about, like hubris and team size - is spending money. (I suck at this game. But I'm getting...
22/10 09:58 - [Kickstarter] Everyone Should Have Music
Back before Energy Hook, I was working on a guitar game for Microsoft where you'd actually improvise your own music as you played, and then what you'd improvise would loop, creating patterns of repetition and variation ... in other words,...
09/10 08:55 - [I heart Unity] Cool Unity resources
Just heard of a couple cool Unity resources sites: third-helix.com (you could filter for Technical or Unity Tutorials) unitypatterns.com I'm a gonna spend some time skimming these.
09/10 08:51 - New Release Blues
You can get the new build at http://energyhookgame.com if you don't already have it. This build has gear customization (adjust the speed of your jets, the parameters of your energy hook, and more); new animations (hold X+Y to get at...
02/10 08:34 - Quarterly Goals
For the past six months I've been trying the 'quarterly goals' thing, where you have three professional and three personal goals each quarter - so I just finished my second quarter. The first quarter I hit 4 out of 6;...
26/09 10:29 - [Happion Labs News] It only costs a few hundred dollars to create an LLC? Really?
With Torpex, it cost thousands what with Bill and myself talking with lawyers and creating our 'pre-nup' so to speak. So ... that's what I thought it would cost to do it by myself, too. Turns out it doesn't. In...
13/09 13:47 - [Energy Hook] Podcast about Swinging Games
I'm on a podcast at Game Wisdom, talking about the good ol' Spider-Man 2 days. http://game-wisdom.com/podcast/energy-hook
27/08 10:30 - [Energy Hook] Seattle Indies Expo
In Seattle for PAX? Check out the Seattle Indies Expo on Sunday, September 1st. It's connected to the convention center, and it's where all the indies will be who were too slow or too poor to make it into the...
19/08 13:14 - [Energy Hook] Missed the Energy Hook Kickstarter? Now you can play too
Now that the Kickstarter alpha backers have had over a month to kick the tires I'm opening up Energy Hook for slacker backers who either missed the Kickstarter or changed their minds and want to play Right Now! energyhookgame.com I'm...
06/08 20:53 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update version a2.24 - improved first person and new moves
A bunch of cool stuff in the latest biweekly update. I've improved the first person mode: the camera tilts and pitches when you run on walls and swing around, and you can look down at yourself. It's really close to...
05/08 09:17 - [I heart Unity] I'm talking at Unite
I'll be talking at Unite 2013 - August 29th at 5pm. http://unity3d.com/unite/unite2013/schedule For a sneak preview you can check out this article on using SketchUp and assets from Google Warehouse in Unity. I'll be demonstrating that live and answering questions....
01/08 08:35 - [Free Game] The Best Game I've Made In Seven Days And Lessons Learned
I heard about the Ludum Dare 7drts just a couple days before it happened and said, "Why not?" After checking on Facebook to see if people who are avidly waiting for Energy Hook would be pissed off, asking my wife...
23/07 17:23 - [Energy Hook] Energy Hook Update version a2.18 - new physics!
The great thing about being indie is I can do crazy things and the only person who might suffer is me. (Well, you might have to wait a little longer for the game to be done, but it'll be worth...
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02/09 15:49 - Super Mario Maker - Review
Shake your Mario...[Posted 2 Sep 2015 by David Turner]

Sorry to state the obvious, but Nintendo is a pretty incredible developer.

It was a huge part of my youth, from the first time I heard those toe-tapping tunes in Super Mario World to the heart-stopping moment I...
27/08 12:00 - Devil's Third - Review
Disappointment from two points of view[Posted 27 Aug 2015 by David Turner]

Ever since the previews for Devil's Third went live I've seen the same question popping up on forums and social media.

"Is it so bad that it's good?"

Allow me to finally answer this...
14/08 15:55 - Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess - Review
Total Wipeout, but evil[Posted 14 Aug 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

I haven't touched a Deception game since the first one, but I could not have picked a better time to return to the series. There is something utterly delightful in waiting for the target of your torment to run up to you...
04/08 14:13 - Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time - Review
Back in ti-i-i-ime...[Posted 4 Aug 2015 by Adam Cooper]

Originally released in 2006, Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time was the sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the third outing of the Mario franchise into the RPG genre. Now it’s made its way onto the Wii...
28/07 15:51 - Batman: Arkham Knight - Review
On being Batman[Posted 28 Jul 2015 by Mark E. Johnson]

Over the last few years (six, it's been six!) I've spent no small amount of words on the delights of being Batman in Rocksteady's (and WB Montreal's, that one time) Arkham series. Here is a series of games that, for the first...
24/07 17:31 - F1 2015 - Review
Fast but not furious[Posted 24 Jul 2015 by David Turner]

I feel a bit sorry for the developers of F1 2015.

It can’t be the most inspiring job. The sport is what it is. They race similar looking cars around the same track every year and although for fans, the...
23/07 16:07 - Total War: Attila: The Last Roman - Review
Vandals and Visigoths[Posted 23 Jul 2015 by Cameron Emmott]

The Roman expedition to reclaim the lost lands of the Western Empire progresses well. The Vandalic Kingdom in Africa lies in ashes, reclaimed for my Emperor, the Ostrogothic Kingdom is on the back foot, crushed under the...
16/07 15:40 - Devil's Third - Preview
Third wut?[Posted 16 Jul 2015 by David Turner]

You’d be forgiven if you told me that this was the first you’ve heard of Devil’s Third. In fact the first I’d heard of it was when The Bosses at SPOnG banged on my door, wrote the embargo details on my walls in...
07/07 18:55 - Yoshi's Woolly World - Review
A big cuddle from Nintendo[Posted 7 Jul 2015 by David Turner]

After a poor showing at E3 I was considering selling my Wii U.

It’s in no way a bad console. Every time I’ve loaded it up I’ve had a good time with it and it has some incredible exclusives....
02/07 18:09 - J-Stars Victory VS+ - Review
Does it have the special sauce?[Posted 2 Jul 2015 by Nikki Manson]

For many years now it seems I have been on an epic quest to find the perfect fighting game. Countless copies of games later and I still find myself being disappointed in one way or another – still searching,...
01/07 15:32 - Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 - Review
Big battles, small screen[Posted 1 Jul 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 is not the usual kind of game I would choose to play a on handheld. This isn't to say that it's bad, but it certainly doesn't suit a small screen or the shorter play sessions that usually...
23/06 16:19 - Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure - Review
Pop another pill[Posted 23 Jun 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure takes the old rules and gives them a slight twist. A bit like changing medication just enough to combat a new virus in the real world, the game's challenges have grown in complexity. No longer do we just...
16/06 12:07 - The Escapists - Review
Freedom is in the mind[Posted 16 Jun 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Gamers of a certain age harbour nostalgic thoughts of games from the SNES era, we remember them being a lot better than they actually were, usually in both graphics and gameplay. The Escapists felt like being handed one of...
11/06 16:03 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Review
Getting in deep[Posted 11 Jun 2015 by David Turner]

When I think about some of my favourite games there seems to be a common thread between most of them. Mass Effect 2, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto 5, Zelda Ocarina of Time, Dark Souls... I could go on.

...
03/06 13:14 - Destiny: House of Wolves - Review
Some lessons learned[Posted 3 Jun 2015 by David Turner]

It’s no secret that Destiny fans were a little let down by the game’s first expansion, The Dark Below.

It was more of the game we love but didn’t add enough to warrant the high price, along with...
19/05 12:39 - Project CARS - Review
A tough surprise[Posted 19 May 2015 by David Turner]

I went go-karting once.

It was on a stag do up in Liverpool and we were all absolutely lagging from the night before. Before we were allowed to drive the karts ourselves we were huddled into a hut and given a safety...
15/05 16:29 - Indie Roll Call: The Weaponographist and Toren - Preview
Last call from Rezzed[Posted 15 May 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

This is it, the last of the games Chris saw at Rezzed! And if you're wondering about why we're still covering Rezzed in May, well... Chris played and wrote about a whole sh!t ton of games, basically. If you go to our...
12/05 16:55 - Indie Roll Call: Not a Hero, Steredenn and Sublevel Zero - Preview
Plus, pool-playing cats (kind of)[Posted 12 May 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Tireless reporter and Sausage Factory host Chris O'Regan has been abroad again, haunting the halls of Rezzed and playing anything he could get his paws on. Below we've got the next three previews from his time...
08/05 13:36 - Rezzed Round-Up: Kyn, LA Cops and Magic Shot - Preview
Getting isometric[Posted 8 May 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Tireless reporter and Sausage Factory host Chris O'Regan has been abroad again, haunting the halls of Rezzed and playing anything he could get his paws on. Below we've got the next three previews from his time spent taking a...
01/05 15:54 - Shallow Space: Insurgency - Preview
Short demo, long game[Posted 1 May 2015 by Cameron Emmott]

There’s nothing more pleasing to me than the sight of two mighty fleets clashing in the vastness of space. Shallow Space Insurgency’s alpha demo contains merely that, but even with the tiny taste of space...
28/04 17:57 - Rezzed Round-Up: Heat Signature, Hue and Inside My Radio - Preview
The view from the floor at EGX Rezzed[Posted 28 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Tireless reporter and Sausage Factory host Chris O'Regan has been abroad again, haunting the halls of Rezzed and playing anything he could get his paws on. Below we've got the next three previews from his...
27/04 16:51 - Mortal Kombat X - Review
NetherRealm marks the spot[Posted 27 Apr 2015 by Daniel Jones]

I’m going to kick this off by letting you know that by no means am I an experienced Mortal Kombat player. In fact, my Mortal Kombat experience goes as far as probably 10 hours’ worth of fights on MK9 at a...
24/04 15:04 - Level Up: Godzilla - Preview
City-stomping fun[Posted 24 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Before I launch into my preview of Godzilla I just want to make it clear that this game is based on the Japanese Godzilla and not the one Hollywood has tried to make on several occasions and largely failed.

The...
23/04 16:18 - Level Up: Project CARS - Preview
A great leap forward[Posted 23 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

I first encountered Project CARS at EuroGamer Expo 2014. The demo crashed as it ground to a halt while I tried to steer the on-screen car, only to find myself wrestling with the unresponsive controls. I wasn't at all...
21/04 08:01 - Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China - Review
Go East[Posted 21 Apr 2015 by David Turner]

One thing’s for sure, even after the PR disaster that was Assassin’s Creed Unity, the series isn’t going to go away. In fact, Ubisoft is so keen to keep the franchise at the front of our minds that it's not even willing...
17/04 13:21 - Level Up: F1 2015 - Preview
The F1 game Codemasters has always wanted to make[Posted 17 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Ever since Codemasters gained the F1 license in 2008 they've been releasing games based on it annually across a whole raft of formats from the previous generation. Namely PSP, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360,...
16/04 12:29 - Level Up: Tales of Zestiria - Preview
Brave new (open) world[Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Ever since I played Tales of Symphonia on the Gamecube I've been somewhat drawn to the 'Tales' series of games that have sometimes, but not often enough, appeared in Europe. While the main titles have appeared outside of...
15/04 17:45 - Rezzed Round-Up: Carmageddon, Convoy and Guild of Dungeoneering - Preview
The view from the floor at EGX Rezzed 2015[Posted 15 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Tireless reporter and Sausage Factory host Chris O'Regan has been abroad again, haunting the halls of Rezzed and playing anything he could get his paws on. Below we've got the first three previews from...
13/04 15:59 - Level Up: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 - First Look
Things get weird[Posted 13 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

I'm going to be the first admit to not being at all familiar with the world of Naruto. Japanese anime has always left me somewhat cold as it seems to follow the same basic traits of big explosions, people grimacing, bulging...
10/04 11:06 - Bloodborne - Review
A worthy heir to Dark Souls?[Posted 10 Apr 2015 by David Turner]

I don’t really know where to begin.

Writing about Bloodborne is pretty daunting. It’s huge, challenging and is so deep that the majority of the lore surrounding the game’s many locations,...
09/04 12:47 - Solarix - Preview
A sci-fi stealth-'em-up[Posted 9 Apr 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Modern videogames have a tendency to want to guide you through every system they possess before unleashing you upon their world - 'hand-holding'. The thinking behind this is understandable - developers want people to be...
07/04 15:08 - Rezzed Round-Up: Aerobat, Alone and Beacon - Preview
The view from the floor at EGX Rezzed[Posted 7 Apr 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Tireless reporter and Sausage Factory host Chris O'Regan has been abroad again, haunting the halls of Rezzed and playing anything he could get his paws on. Below we've got the first three previews from his...
03/04 10:30 - Etherium - Review
An old friend, trying to look all grown up[Posted 3 Apr 2015 by Cameron Emmott]

If I discovered a magical space egg, my first instinct would not be to try and harvest it for energy, but apparently the denizens of the Etherium universe don't think like me and the battle to harvest...
02/04 12:51 - Bloodborne - Feature
The first few hours...[Posted 2 Apr 2015 by David Turner]

I don’t think I’ve ever felt as nervous booting up a game as I did the first time Bloodborne went into my PS4.

Part of it was down to expectation. Despite being initially resistant to the pull of Dark...
31/03 12:55 - Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns - Part Two - Interview
A deep dive with Isaiah Cartwright and John Corpening[Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Guild Wars 2 has been a phenomenal success since its launch in August of 2012 and developer Arenanet has promised to keep producing content for it long after its release.

True to...
30/03 13:18 - Toukiden: Kiwami - Review
Life in an age of demons[Posted 30 Mar 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Toukiden: Age of Demons was a release for the Playstation Vita. Toukiden: Kiwami is a mix of remaster and sequel, it contains the content of the original game with enhanced graphics and mechanics, plus a story that goes...
26/03 15:45 - Xenoblade Chronicles 3D - Review
Is the extra dimension worth it?[Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D has me in a bit of a quandary. I never played it on the Wii - by the time it had come out I had already sold off that platform and moved on - but Xenoblade remained a game I regretted not...
24/03 11:39 - Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns - Part One - Interview
A deep dive with Isaiah Cartwright and John Corpening[Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

Guild Wars 2 has been a phenomenal success since its launch in August of 2012 and developer Arenanet has promised to keep producing content for it long after its release.

True to...
20/03 13:06 - I'm too old for this sh*t - Feature
OlliOlli 2 and the mature gamer[Posted 20 Mar 2015 by Chris O'Regan]

This week I was supposed to be reviewing OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood on the PS Vita and PS4. Now I really loved the first OlliOlli and I even had the developers on as guests for The Sausage Factory podcast so...
12/03 11:00 - Besiege - Preview
Unleash your inner medieval psycopath[Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Shane K. Firth]

Oh, Besiege, let me count the ways in which you turn me in to a medieval Machiavellian mass murderer!

Let's reverse for a second, Besiege is an Early Access game on Steam (at time of writing it...
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04/05 23:44 - Cleopatra Riddle of the Tomb
Review: "It's a diverting little game but it doesn't reach any great heights. The story is very simple and serious though there is some fun to be had in meeting up with Iris and helping her out."
08/04 20:30 - Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis ships to retail!
News: Includes locations such as the National Gallery, the British Museum, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. These world famous locations become the settings for your investigation with hundreds of reproduced works of art for you to admire throughout your adventure.!
04/04 01:15 - So Blonde - teaser released!
News: From Steve Ince of Broken Sword fame. An adventure game based around beautiful (anti-)heroine Sunny Blonde, featuring jet black humor that goes far beyond trite cliches, gorgeous cartoon graphics, puzzling riddles and a ton of gameplay surprises.
03/04 23:30 - Cleopatra: Riddle of the Tomb ships to retail!
News: Created by award-winning developer, Kheops Studio, the game development of Cleopatra: Riddle of the Tomb is based on historical research of Egyptian culture!
02/04 14:28 - The Lost Crown
Review: "Mr. Boakes has this inimitable way of slowly imbuing the player with a fealing of dread by injecting sounds into the background that, well... normally shouldn't be there."
01/04 10:05 - Overclocked: A History of Violence - teaser released!
News: Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic thunderstorm raging over New York City, step into the world of Overclocked as former army psychiatrist, David McNamara.
26/03 22:40 - Sam & Max: What?s New, Beelzebub? - new screenshots!
News: The latest screenshots released by Telltale Games from the next Sam & Max adventure.
26/03 21:45 - Dracula Origin - new screenshots!
News: The Adventure Company releases some new screenshots from this up and coming Dracula adventure from Frogwares.
20/02 21:00 - The Lost Crown: A Ghost-hunting Adventure Giveaway!
News: Entrants have a chance to win one of three (3) "ghost-hunting kits" including real-life versions of the modern ghost-hunting tools used by ghost-hunters Nigel Danvers and Lucy Reubans in The Lost Crown: A Ghost-hunting Adventure.
18/02 23:58 - Sam & Max: Episode 203 - Night of the Raving Dead
Review: "It's a reasonable length for this type of episodic game though I would have liked to have done more in the TV studio. It?s the darkest of the series thus far but you?ll be smiling rather than ducking under the desk or covering your eyes.... Another fun episode with a few good laughs....
09/02 17:55 - Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull
Review: "Put on your thinking cap for this one as it's weighted more towards puzzling than story... It's a worthy challenge for Ms Drew and well worth a look for Nancy Drew fans."
05/02 23:00 - The Experiment for Window shipping in North America!
News: Begin your adventure in what appears to be a deserted old ship, grounded on a beautiful Pacific island. You mysteriously find yourself in the ship?s operations room faced with a highly advanced panel of controls...
05/02 22:10 - Ghost in the Sheet online release!
News: A comedy adventure game of supernatural proportions. Players become a ghost and master their new paranormal skills to unravel the secrets of their life-after-death adventure!
22/01 20:10 - The Adventure Game Collection - new release!
News: The Adventure Company has announced that The Adventure Collection: Volume One will be releasing to retail stores January 22, 2008!
17/01 22:55 - Sam & Max: Episode 202 - Moai Better Blues
Review: "Don't miss it, Sam & Max turn on the charm once again and dish out plenty of wisecracks in this crazy adventure in the sun. It's short and sweet and a lot of fun."
12/01 17:36 - Next Life
Review: "I think it could have been awesome. Shorter, sharper, and throw out the arcade puzzles. Eke out the punch line, and then get to the resolution. Like the TV series I mentioned, Next Life got lost. I desperately wanted to rate it higher, but in the end what it wasn't smothered what it was.
19/12 18:10 - The Lost Crown: A Ghost-hunting Adventure new released info!
News: A scary, and thrilling, new adventure title inspired by classic ghoststories and today's modern ghosthunting techniques. The haunting works of Charles Dickens, M.R.James, Arthur Conan Doyle and E.F.Benson combine with night-vision cameras!
19/12 17:05 - Dracula 3 - latest screenshots!
News: Inspired by the world of Bram Stoker, Dracula 3 continues the adventure running through the Dracula series, which has sold over one million copies worldwide.
18/12 02:54 - Undercover: Operation Wintersun
Review: "There will be a fair bit of breaking and entering, and its concomitant locked door opening. A fair few of the puzzles involve locks and combinations, but the methodology varies. Decipher a diary entry here, fiddle with a few things there.
14/12 08:10 - Rhem 3 - latest screenshots!
News: Set in a labyrinthine world of hidden rooms and secret passages, strange vehicles and odd machines, Rhem 3 opens the door to a new journey of mystery and adventure. In search of a certain black gem, hints hidden in a secret library and clues offered by the peculiar inhabitants will assist...
14/12 07:50 - Sam & Max: Moai Better Blues - new screenshots!
News: In this episode, a surprise trip to the tropics turns into a working vacation when Sam & Max sign up to stop a massive volcano eruption. Will their special blend of bewildering wit and renegade justice be enough to win over the gods? (Not to mention the locals?)
06/12 17:18 - East Side Story - A Carol Reed Mystery
Review: "...the first thing that will likely grab you is the way in which the real life locations have been touched up to look like watercolour paintings. It creates a very pretty gaming environment, brightening up even the most mundane and decrepit warehouse.
02/12 22:18 - Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder
Review: "It's an investigative game with a difference due to a quite novel interface. You collect clues and objects as in any detective game but in this one you are able to mix and match them and come up with new clues. This you do in the 'thought window'..."
29/11 19:55 - Memento Mori - info & screenshots!
News: Memento Mori sets up two main characters. It is the player?s task to uncover with the help of Larisa Svetlova and Maxim Durand: the secret of the St Petersburg art theft, the mysterious order and its machinations.
29/11 07:15 - Corrosion: Cold Winter Waiting - website launched!
News: A dark, shocking, uncompromising, and fear charged horror adventure game, that casts the player in the role of Sheriff Alex Truman as he attempts to break the monotony of life by piecing together the history and origins of a disturbed and unidentified car crash victim.
20/11 20:40 - Ghost in the Sheet released in North America!
News: Find out what the afterlife is really like at fine retailers across the US!
18/11 02:42 - Agatha Christie: Evil under the Sun
Review: "Just click on a small portrait and you're transported to the scene of the crime. Although the story follows the book with the same setting, the same characters, and even the same murder, to add extra intrigue it deviates as to whodunit."
13/11 16:40 - Rhem 3 North American publishing deal!
News: Third installment in the popular pure-puzzle adventure series set to tease brains and challenge minds in February 2008.
11/11 20:26 - Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa
Review: "There is once again a tutorial to introduce new players to the controls, and the game sparkles with bright and colourful graphics; great, upbeat music and the voices are excellent as usual. So what has changed apart from the extra length and complexity?..."
01/11 21:30 - Myst Online: Uru Live Season Finale!
News: his season started in February and has already introduced multiple Ages, puzzles and dynamic characters that have drawn players into the ever-changing world of Uru.
31/10 20:30 - The Whispered World coming next year!
News: The gorgeous point & click title takes players to a fascinating fantasy world. Hand-painted backgrounds filled with animated
detail and lovingly crafted characters bring the fairy-tale story
of The Whispered World to life.
29/10 21:55 - The Lost Crown - trailer now available!
News: A scary, and thrilling, new adventure title inspired by classic ghoststories and today's modern ghosthunting techniques. The haunting works of Charles Dickens, M.R.James, Arthur Conan Doyle and E.F.Benson combine with night-vision cameras, E.V.P and other ghosthunting gadgets to bring a...
26/10 00:30 - Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy - Official Website launched!
News: In order to help Catherine de M?dicis, the player must discover what hides behind the most famous prophecies of Nostradamus.
19/10 21:35 - Sam & Max: Ice Station Santa - screenshots & trailer!
News: With the November launch of Sam & Max Season Two fast approaching, Telltale has just released a trailer for Sam & Max 201: Ice Station Santa, along with a new batch of screenshots.
15/10 19:30 - Evil Under the Sun now Shipping in North America!
News: Famous detective Hercule Poirot is back in typical style, turning up at just the right time to begin an investigation into the murder of a famous actress during what should have been the start of a relaxing holiday.
14/10 20:30 - S.I.U.: The Case of the Crooked Crackup - Free Fun!
News: Play the role of an Automobile Insurance Fraud Investigator in this hidden object game.
10/10 20:55 - AGON: The Lost Sword of Toledo coming soon!
News: The game features Professor Samuel Hunt as its protagonist, who travels to the famous Spanish city as a next step in his journey in pursuit of the mysterious lost board games.
09/10 19:45 - Humongous Kid's games return to PC!
News: Humongous, Inc. announce that four games in its highly regarded adventure series for kids 3 to 11 are returning to store shelves for the first time in over 10 years. Putt Putt Saves the Zoo, Freddi Fish: Kelp Seed Mystery, Pajama Sam; Don't Fear the Dark, and Spy Fox Dry Cereal
08/10 20:15 - The Lost Crown set to Haunt North America this November!
25/02 23:24 - The Power of the Press
Editorial: Game Reviews: Which ones should you trust?
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04/09 10:36 - [IFA, Tablets, ifa 2015...] Alcatel OneTouch Xess Tablet Features A 17.3-inch Display
What on the street is Samsung has an 18-inch tablet in the works. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen. However it looks like Alcatel has beaten Samsung to the punch with the OneTouch Xess tablet which they have announced at IFA 2015 which will come with a 17.3-inch display.As you can...
04/09 10:36 - [Asus, General, Acer] Acer?s CEO Denies Merger Rumors With ASUS
In case some of you guys didn?t know, ASUS and Acer and companies from Taiwan. Both companies also happen to be very established names in the computing department. So much so that there have been rumors that Acer and ASUS would merge. However as it turns out the rumors are false.Acer?s CEO Jason...
04/09 10:35 - [IFA, Tablets, ifa 2015...] Hisense Magic Mirror Tablet Is A Near Bezel-less Wonder
Hisense is a brand many of you guys might not think of when it comes to mobile devices. However in the past, the company has put out several mobile products such as tablets and smartphones. This year at IFA, the company is back with a new tablet called the Magic Mirror, and boy does it look...
04/09 09:52 - [Cellphones, Apps, whatsapp] WhatsApp?s Monthly Active Users Now At 900 Million
It is safe to say that at the rate WhatsApp is growing and the number of active users they have, they are probably one of the world?s largest messaging apps at the moment, if not the most popular. Now back in April, it was announced that WhatsApp?s monthly active users was at 800 million, but...
04/09 09:51 - [drones, Robots, nature] Kansas Farmer Successfully Catches A Fish Using His Drone
We?ve seen drones used for all sorts of things, like photography, videography, and rescue efforts. However one Kansas farmer by the name of Derek Klingenberg decided to use his drone for fishing. This is actually a pretty good idea as it allows the pilot to stand along the shore, while the drone...
04/09 09:51 - [Home, Philips, Gadgets...] Philips Ambilux 4K TV Comes With Built-In Pico Projectors
Are you in the market for a new TV? If you are, there are plenty of options out there today. However at IFA 2015, Philips has taken the wraps off a unique TV in the form of the Ambilux. This is a TV with a 4K resolution, which by itself is more or less to be expected from modern TVs these...
04/09 01:49 - [Cellphones, sexting] Naked Selfie By Sexting Boy Classified As A Crime
Selfies can be fatal ? especially if you were to pose with a loaded gun. Well, thankfully this boy here shot a selfie that did not kill anyone, but it still got him into a whole lot of hot soup. Apparently, he has been charged with a crime for having shot a naked selfie, sending it to a girl at...
04/09 01:45 - [Home, Computers, internet...] Staylittle Is One Remote UK Village
We more or less take our Internet connectivity for granted these days, and to live without any kind of connection can prove to be ?fatal? to the younger people (or so they think). Well, if you happen to reside in the village of Staylittle, UK, then things would work very differently there....
04/09 01:33 - [Robots, cotsbot, science] COTSbot Is The Terminator Of Starfish
Coral reefs are extremely beautiful to look at, but then again, they are also extremely sensitive to the kind of changes that they can experience through pollution, being decimated by careless tourists, as well as through other underwater lifeforms ? such as starfish. Well, it looks like the...
04/09 01:24 - [Computers, Microsoft, windows 10] Windows 10 Accounts For More Than 5% Of Desktop Market
In terms of adoption, it looks like Microsoft has done something right with Windows 10 because according to the latest figures via NetMarketShare, it seems that Windows 10 is now accounting for more than 5% of the desktop market. To be specific, Windows 10 at this time of writing holds a 5.21%...
04/09 01:24 - [Cellphones, Microsoft, Apps...] Microsoft Garage Launches Snap To Pin App For Android
Microsoft Garage is basically a division of Microsoft in which employees are encouraged to work on all sorts of projects, in hopes that it will allow them to explore the limits of their creativity. In the past we?ve seen apps released via Microsoft Garage and if you?re wondering if there have...
04/09 01:24 - [Apple, Computers, macbook...] Apple Patent Wants Your MacBook To Last You Weeks
Last week we reported that British scientists have outfitted an iPhone with a prototype hydrogen fuel cell battery that allowed the phone to last a week before needing charging. That is very impressive, but could that technology be taken and applied to laptops as well? It turns out that Apple has...
04/09 01:18 - [grand theft auto, General, GTA (Grand Theft Auto).] Gamechangers Broadcast To Go Ahead
Earlier this March, the BBC did share their plans with the rest of the world that they will be working on a Grand Theft Auto feature length drama, which obviously drew some ire from Rockstar, the game?s developer, as they subsequently sought to block such a move from happening. Rockstar had since...
04/09 01:10 - [Japan, General, street view] Cat Street View Lets You Tour Hiroshima Town
Earlier today, we did bring you word that Google?s Street View has now launched as a standalone app ? which would work great for travelers and backpackers alike, although it is not going to come in handy when you are right smack in the middle of the jungle without any kind of signal to begin...
04/09 01:06 - [capcom, Gaming, street fighter] Rainbow Mika Can Off You In A Single Move
When it comes to video games, there are some titles which are broken ? simply because there is a glitch or flaw that provides an unfair advantage to the person using it. For instance, in Capcom?s Marvel Superheroes arcade game, there is the infinity combo which will allow you to decimate your...
04/09 01:00 - [keyboard, mouse, Gadgets...] Logitech Reveals New Bluetooth Keyboard And Mouse
Multi-tasking is no longer a buzzword that you throw around in order to look as though you are in the know – we are expected to be multi-taskers these days, and not to be that can be considered anathema in the working world. Well, in order to do so, the kind of tools that we use too, would...
04/09 00:44 - [Home, iot, spotify...] Withings Announces Connected Alarm Clock For $190
If you?re looking for more connected devices to furnish your home with, you might be interested to learn that Withings has recently announced the Connected Alarm Clock. While its look might be similar to the Withings Aura Total Sleep System, it is a slightly more pared down version which will...
04/09 00:43 - [bamboo spark, wacom, Gadgets] Wacom Bamboo Spark Is A Smart Notepad For The Traditional Writer
As efficient as it is to type up notes, there?s something about the pen and paper that is a bit too traditional to completely give up on. After all using a pen and paper allows you to make notes and draw up diagrams quickly and easily, versus a computer where you might have to launch tools in...
04/09 00:42 - [Cellphones, xperia z5, Qualcomm...] Snapdragon 810 Overheating Reportedly Solved In Xperia Z5
One of the problems with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is that there have been many reports of it overheating. We ourselves have not encountered any of these issues during our reviews of Snapdragon 810 devices, but it seems that it was a big enough problem where Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO had to...
04/09 00:23 - [Facebook, Computers, Twitter] Could Twitter Be Including A Like Button?
Twitter or Facebook? This is a question that has often been asked when it comes to making sure you are heard over the Internet, as some folks prefer to express themselves in 140 characters or less last time, while others preferred a far more detailed page on their lives. Well, the majority out...
04/09 00:22 - [Cellphones, yu] YU All Set For September 8 Event
YU, the smartphone brand that has the backing of Micromax, looks all set to roll out their next generation device, although the name of said device is still up in the air, especially when you take into consideration how all of the ?good? names such as Yureka, Yureka Plus, and Yuphoria have...
04/09 00:20 - [mi 5, General, xiaomi] Xiaomi Mi 5 Could Arrive With Fingerprint Scanner
It goes without saying that the closer a particular device is to its release date, the more rumors surrounding it will start to make an appearance. All the more when that particular handset or tablet happens to be one that is being looked forward to by many people. Well, Xiaomi is starting to...
04/09 00:18 - [Cellphones, xperia t2 ultra dual, Sony...] Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Dual Gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update
It looks like the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is starting to get more and more popular among different devices, where we saw it revealed for the vanilla Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime yesterday, and here we are with word that the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Dual too, would be on the receiving end of this...
04/09 00:16 - [Computers, chrome, Google] Chrome Gets Even Faster Now
Chrome is Google?s web browser that is fast ? at least in my user experience, that is, as opposed to the other browsers that are in the market. Well, this is because speed happens to be one of the founding principles of Chrome. The most recent release of Chrome, in the form of Chrome 45, would...
03/09 23:46 - [music, Apple, Audio...] Apple Admits Apple Music Still Needs A Lot Of Work
While many have lauded Apple Music as being a potential rival to Spotify who has admittedly been in the streaming game much longer, a quick search on Google for problems related to Apple Music and you will find many. Users are complaining of errors, connectivity issues, and also how their songs...
03/09 23:45 - [Cellphones, LG] Mysterious LG V10 Spotted In China?s TENAA
In a recent post by Steve Hemmerstoffer (also known as @OnLeaks), he has discovered a mysterious LG device by the name of the V10 over in China?s TENAA, which for those unfamiliar is basically China?s version of the FCC. The handset has a rather unique look and interestingly enough, it looks as...
03/09 23:44 - [Cellphones, Apps, street view...] Google Street View Launched As A Standalone App
If you?re looking for directions to somewhere you?re going, Google Maps is a great way to go about it. However what if that location has tons of shops and the one you?re looking for isn?t particularly clear with its signage? That?s when Google Street View comes in handy as you can check out the...
03/09 23:08 - [Web, Facebook, General...] Facebook Giving Away Educational Software To Schools
We all know Facebook has primarily being a social network. However it seems that the company has other interests as well, and recently it was discovered that together with Summit Public Schools, Facebook has developed an educational software called the Personalized Learning Plan.Best of all, it...
03/09 23:06 - [Cellphones, Waze, legal...] Waze Accused Of Stealing Traffic Data Ahead Of Google Acquisition
A couple of years ago, Google announced that they would be acquiring Waze. It was an interesting purchase given that Google already had Google Maps, but the idea of crowd-sourced traffic data appeared to be a bit too appealing for Google to pass up. Not to mention there were reports that Facebook...
03/09 23:05 - [capcom, Gaming, mega man] Capcom And Fox Want To Make A Mega Man Movie
If you have played video games back in the day, chances are Mega Man was one of them, or at the very least you have heard about. There have been some attempts to modernize the game for today?s gamers and it looks like Capcom and Fox have found a way to do so, which is by creating a movie based on...
03/09 20:25 - [PS4, Call of Duty Black Ops 3, PS3...] Last Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Released For PS4 And PC
The final DLC expansion for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been released today for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and the PC, it comes to this platform after having been exclusive to the Xbox. CoD?s exclusivity deal with Microsoft ends now and it won?t be business as usual with the next title....
03/09 20:14 - [gear s2, Gadgets, Wearable Tech...] Samsung Gear S2 Arrives Next Month With Support For Android Devices
A few days back Samsung formally announced the Gear S2 smartwatch which it first teased last month, this is the first smartwatch from Samsung that features a round design. During its keynote at IFA 2015 today Samsung talked more about the wearable device and it revealed that the Gear S2 is...
03/09 20:09 - [iMac, Computers, 4K] 21.5 Inch 4K iMac Reportedly Coming Next Month
It has long been rumored that Apple is going to release a 21.5 inch 4K iMac, many have expected that this is going to happen particularly after the company launched its 27 inch 5K iMac in October last year. If this turns out to be true then Apple is certainly going to have a very busy fall...
03/09 20:04 - [IFA, Galaxy View, Tablets...] Samsung Teases The Massive Galaxy View Tablet
There were rumors recently that Samsung has an 18.4 inch tablet in the pipeline and seeing what the company teased on stage today at IFA 2015 it seems that there just might be some truth to those rumors. It teased a truly massive tablet today that was introduced as the Galaxy View, not much...
03/09 17:35 - [Gadgets, Bang & Olufsen] BeoPlay A6 Is Bang And Olufsen?s $1,000 Wireless Speaker
Wireless speakers are quite common these days, you can get one that does the job for less than $50 these days, however if you?re looking for a premium sound experience in a product that also has a great design and is fashioned from high-end materials then you can very well spend up to $1,000....
03/09 16:39 - [Computers, Microsoft, windows 10] Major Windows 10 Update Expected This November
Microsoft has steadily been rolling out updates for Windows 10 which bring bug fixes and performance improvements but the company is yet to release the first major non-patch update for Windows 10. It has not yet said when one will arrive but according to a new report the very first major...
03/09 16:33 - [barnes & noble, galaxy tab s2, Tablets...] Galaxy Tab S2 Nook From Barnes & Noble Launched
Barnes & Noble today announced the launch of a new Nook tablet, it?s not the company?s own hardware as before rather it?s customizing a tablet from Samsung with its own software. The Galaxy Tab S2 Nook has been launched today, it?s called the ?best ever Nook? which features B&N?s reading...
03/09 16:25 - [Millennium falcon, Gadgets, star wars] Millennium Falcon Drone From Disney Goes On Sale Tomorrow
It goes without saying that there?s a substantial amount of money in selling Star Wars merchandise, Disney knows that all too well and it has been selling merchandise based on the iconic franchise for quite some time now. Tomorrow through it?s going to start selling something that?s certainly...
03/09 16:02 - [Cellphones, Microsoft, Apps...] Skype Gets Major Redesign On iOS And Android
Skype version 6.0 has been released for iOS and Android today, it?s yet another update that makes some changes to the app?s overall design however it?s a major revamp this time around. The last major redesign was back in June 2014 when the company ported over design elements from Windows...
03/09 15:54 - [Cellphones, LG, Google...] LG ?Nexus 5X? Reportedly Coming September 29th For $400
A new report has been published today which claims that LG?s new Nexus handset is coming later this month, apparently it will be called ?Nexus 5X? and it will be slightly more expensive than the original Nexus 5. LG isn?t the only company making a Nexus smartphone this year, it has been...
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American site Blue's News

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
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04/09 00:55 - More Armored Warfare Early Access
Obsidian Games is beginning a round of fifth early access to Armored Warfare, their upcoming multiplayer vehicular combat game. This test will run until September 20th, and will include new vehicles,...
04/09 00:55 - Evening Patches
The A.I. Invasion universe is expanding. "A major update for A.I. Invasion was just released. In 2 brand new missions the fight against the A.I. advances to the next level!" StarCraft II: Legacy of...
04/09 00:55 - Evening Metaverse
Many new top-level domains have become Internet’s “bad neighborhoods.” SeaMonkey version 2.35 released. Thanks Ant.
04/09 00:55 - Evening Consolidation
Xbox One Reputation System Changes Coming. Borderlands Coming To Xbox One Backward Compatibility. Konami Is Telling Its Japanese Customers MGS V On Xbox Will Take Longer To Fix. Harmonix Plans On...
04/09 00:55 - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Reckoning Released
Today is the actual day of reckoning for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, as Activision now offers the Reckoning expansion for the futuristic military shooter, forcing us to retire that obvious joke...
04/09 00:55 - Gatherings & Competitions
ESPN Hiring Gaming Reporter. Sadly, Colin Cowherd is off the market. Why a western team could win League of Legends' 2015 World Championship.
04/09 00:55 - Evening Mobilization
Pre-event Apple rumor roundup- A song of iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. Supercell dominates all-time iOS earners. Google Introduces New Street View App.
04/09 00:55 - Evening Interviews
How Star Citizen is going to happen- Chris Roberts on the grand assembly of his capital ship - PCGamesN.
04/09 00:55 - Mortal Kombat X Expansion Plans
WBIE announces NetherRealm Studios is working on a DLC pack for Mortal Kombat X to add new characters and other content to the fighting game sequel when it is released in the first half of next year....
04/09 00:55 - Heroes of the Storm Eternal Conflict Ending
An announcement on Battle.net has word that the Diablo-themed Eternal Conflict event in Heroes of the Storm will not live up to its name, as it is coming to a close next Tuesday, September 8th. This...
04/09 00:55 - On Sale
Focus Weekend on Steam. Save up to 80% MASSIVE CHALICE on Steam. Save 60%. Promo: 30% Off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and up to 85% off The Witcher universe - GOG.com.
04/09 00:55 - Killing Floor 2 Free Weekend
Steam News announces the promised free weekend is now underway in Killing Floor 2, offering the chance to check out the new Incinerate N' Detonate content in the shooter, and entails some cross-promot...
04/09 00:55 - Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 10 Notes
BioWare posted patch notes for a Patch 10 for Dragon Age: Inquisition, but they deleted them for some reason. Of course rust never sleeps, and the Internet never forgets, so there's a copy of the...
04/09 00:55 - Evening Tech Bits
Intel’s Skylake lineup is robbing us of the performance king we deserve. Windows 10 “Threshold 2” update now slated for November release. Thanks HARDOCP. Facebook's New Spam-Killer Hints at the...
04/09 00:55 - 30 Years' War Begins
Slitherine now offers 30 Years' War, a new turn-based strategy game based on the massive 17th century conflict. You can find more on the game, including how to purchase it, on this page, and they...
03/09 19:26 - QuakeCon 2016 Announced
Bethesda.net announces the 21st annual QuakeCon will take place from August 4 through August 7 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. They outline some of the activities and perks, including the...
03/09 18:26 - Company of Heroes: British Forces Released
SEGA announces the release of Company of Heroes: British Forces, a new standalone expansion for Company of Heroes 2, Relic's World War II real-time strategy sequel. This launch trailer offers a look...
03/09 16:27 - Extreme Exorcism This Month
Publisher Ripstone and indie developer Golden Ruby Games and announce Extreme Exorcism, a Linda Blair-free action party game based on the party-friendly theme of demonic possession. This is coming to...
03/09 16:27 - Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
Infinitrap by Yanick Bourbeau — Kickstarter. "InfiniTrap is a fast paced puzzle game for hardcore players. The game will start off with 20 levels and will be available on PC." Lightbender - A Puzzle...
03/09 16:27 - Dungeons 2 OS X on App Store
Kalypso Media announces Dungeons 2 is now available on the Mac App Store, offering the chance to get the OS X version for the same price as they're charging on Steam without the bonus of the Windows...
03/09 16:27 - WildStar F2P This Month
NCSOFT announces an official launch date for the free-to-play version of WildStar, saying Carbine's sci-fi MMORPG will relaunch without subscription fees on September 29th. Here's word on the launch,...
03/09 16:27 - SOMA Trailer
A new trailer from Frictional Games shows of the environments in SOMA, the upcoming horror series from the folks behind Amnesia and Penumbra. The clip doesn't have any gameplay, but that will be on...
03/09 16:27 - Morning Legal Briefs
Massachusetts boarding school sued over Wi-Fi sickness. Thanks j.c.f. Philadelphia Sues, Fines Uber $300K Over Allegations Of Operating Illegally. Thanks HARDOCP. Rival traffic app PhantomAlert...
03/09 16:27 - Gatherings & Competitions
Enter the #IAmBAttleborn Taunt Contest - Gearbox Software.
03/09 16:27 - Morning Tech Bits
Mad Max benchmarks. German. Better Beer Through GPUs- How GPUs and Deep Learning Help Brewers Improve Their Suds. Thanks HARDOCP.
03/09 16:27 - Morning Mobilization
Lenovo “Magic View” concept is a crazy mix of a smartwatch and Google Glass. Looks like XCOM is coming to Vita. Kid perfectly trolls his parents with iPhone text hack. Very funny. Sony Launches The...
03/09 16:27 - Morning Safety Dance
Attacks accessing Mac keychain without permission date back to 2011.
03/09 16:27 - Morning Metaverse
The Internet's Founder Never Thought It Would Get This Bad. Google Chrome Blog: Better battery life for your laptop. Flash now paused by default. State of California Department of Justice website....
03/09 16:27 - Leaked Beta Arkham Knight Patch Shows Improvements
A beta version of the patch for the Windows edition of Batman: Arkham Knight briefly appeared on Steam last night, giving some gamers the chance to see the progress being made following the...
03/09 16:27 - World of Warships This Month
Wargaming announces World of Warships, will weigh anchor on September 17th, as that is the official launch date for their multiplayer naval strategy game. Those interested can visit a localized site...
03/09 16:27 - Morning Patches
World of Warcraft Patch 6.2.2 Hotfixes- September 1 - September 2. Thanks Ant.
03/09 16:27 - Morning Consolidation
Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems. Naughty Dog explains why Uncharted 4 is getting single-player DLC. Space Hulk is finally coming to Wii U in time for Christmas....
02/09 23:26 - Steamship Ahoy - Act of Aggression
Eugen Systems now offers Act of Aggression, their new real-time strategy game, which is available on Steam with a 15% launch discount. They also announce a day one patch with a couple of quick fixes....
02/09 23:26 - Endless Legend Shadows DLC
Amplitude Studios now offers Shadows, a new DLC pack for Endless Legend on Steam, adding new espionage gameplay to the 4X strategy game. A new Shadows of Auriga trailer accompanies the release, and...
02/09 23:26 - Evening Safety Dance
Intel: Criminals getting better at data exfiltration. Nine baby monitor models hacked by security researchers. Thanks HARDOCP. CERT Warns of Slew of Bugs in Belkin N600 Home Routers. Android...
02/09 23:26 - Evening Crowdfunding Roundup
Operation KREEP -- Steam Greenlight. "Operation KREEP is two-dimensional top-down couch co-op (hot-seat) multiplayer action game." Overfall by Pera Games — Kickstarter now offers a playable "pre-alph...
02/09 23:26 - On Sale
Deus Ex Collection on Steam. Save 80%. Thanks MajorD. Endless Legend on Steam. Save 50%. Heroes of the Storm Weekly Sale- September 1 - 8, 2015.
02/09 23:26 - X Rebirth Patch; Linux & OS X Beta; New Game Plans
EGOSOFT announces the release of a new patch for the Windows edition of X Rebirth, updating the space simulation to version 3.60. They also announce that the OS X and Linux editions of the game are...
02/09 23:26 - Gatherings & Competitions
Road to BlizzCon: North America Open - Schedule & Results. America's Movie Theaters Transform Into Video Game Arenas With Launch Of Super League Gaming. Watch This League of Legends Team Pull Off a...
02/09 23:26 - Evening Interviews
Endless Sky Q&A – Limitless Escape Velocities - Space Game Junkie.
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Last update on 2015-06-04 at 22:26
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23/07 19:37 - 'LEGO Harry Potter' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide Complete!
Just a quick note to let you know we've completed the LEGO Harry Potter Game Guide for the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC and DS.

Per usual, this guide will lead you to 100% completion. That's ALL Gold Bricks, Red Bricks, Character Tokens, Students in Peril, Bonus Levels, Achievements,...
28/06 13:44 - [Nintendo Wii] 'LEGO Harry Potter' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Is it a problem that "LEGO Harry Potter" is the most anticipated game of the year at Lunabean HQ? Nah. We're just big, huge...I'm mean ginormous Harry Potter fans and the LEGO games have proven to be fun as all get out.

Of course, the LEGO games can be a bit tough, too,...
26/06 20:15 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Toy Story 3' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
Woody, Buzz, and Jessie are back and they're looking for a new home. It seems a few not-so-nice toys are in their way. They're going to need your help to find a happy ending!

Lunabean's Unofficial Toy Story 3 Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and DS has...
17/06 09:14 - [Xbox 360] 'Toy Story 3 Video Game' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Woody, Buzz, and Jessie are back! This time they're up to some new hijinks and they need your help to get in touch with Andy and save the toys from oblivion.

Lunabean's "Toy Story 3 Video Game" Game Guide and Walkthrough (Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3) is a 100% completion guide which...
07/06 10:03 - [Xbox 360] 'Alan Wake' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
Lunabean's Unofficial Alan Wake Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for the Xbox 360 and PC contains everything you need to earn 100% COMPLETION. This guide contains a comprehensive walkthrough, detailed locations of ALL Manuscript Pages, Coffee Thermoses, Signs, Hidden Chests, TVs and Radio Shows,...
20/05 20:53 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Shrek Forever After' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Shrek is back and he's made a shady deal with Rumplestiltskin. He's going to need your help to get out of it and save his life with Fiona and his friends.

Lunabean's "Shrek Forever After" (Shrek 4 The Final Chapter) Game Guide and Walkthrough (Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3) is a 100%...
17/05 14:28 - [Xbox 360] 'Iron Man 2: The Video Game' (Xbox 360, PS3) Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
Lunabean's Unofficial Iron Man 2: The Video Game Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for the Xbox 360 and PS3 contains everything you need to earn 100% completion. This guide contains a complete walkthrough, advice for suit upgrades, and detailed tried-and-true Boss strategies. In other words, it's...
08/05 21:51 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Iron Man 2: The Video Game' (Wii, PSP) Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
Iron Man is back and he needs your help to vanquish his enemies!

Lunabean's Unofficial Iron Man 2: The Video Game Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for the Wii and PSP contains everything you need to earn 100% completion.

This guide contains the detailed location of every...
27/04 15:10 - [iPhone] iPad game console + iPhone wireless controller
Let's file this under the "why the hell not" category. An iPad software developer has connected the TV Out jack on the iPad to a 42" TV, essentially making it a console. The iPhone is being used wirelessly via Bluetooth as the controller. I'm in!
16/04 09:35 - [Xbox 360] 'Splinter Cell Conviction' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Sam Fisher is back. This time, he's caught wind that his daughter may be alive! I think he needs some help with that. Lunabean's "Splinter Cell Conviction" Game Guide and Walkthrough (Xbox 360, PC) is a 100% stealth (no detection) walkthrough written on the hardest difficulty setting...
24/03 20:34 - [Nintendo DS] Video: Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo recently announced a 3D version of its popular DS hardware. It will go on sale sometime within the fiscal year (ending March 2011) and will not require special glasses to use. Maybe the trick is that you need to zork out your eyes like when looking at the "Magic Eye" pics (stereograms)...
09/03 11:25 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Alice in Wonderland' (DS, Wii, PC) Walkthrough and Strategy Guide Complete!
Under duress from the Red Queen shouting, "Off with their heads!," we have finished our "Alice in Wonderland" walkthrough and strategy guide (Wii, PC, DS)! You now possess everything you need to vanquish the Queen and restore order to Wonderland.

The LB "Alice in Wonderland" Game...
03/03 10:46 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Alice in Wonderland' Wii, DS, PC Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Help Alice and her friends navigate the perils of Wonderland with Lunabean's "Alice in Wonderland" Game Guide and Walkthrough (Wii, DS, PC). This Tim Burton inspired game places you into the Disney movie and we're here to make sure you don't miss a thing. When we're finished, this will be a...
17/02 11:01 - [Nintendo Wii] Upcoming Walkthroughs: "Alice in Wonderland" for Wii and DS
It feels as if Spring has already sprung here in Oregon...the cherry blossoms are budding and the crocuses are up. What a wonderful backdrop to get into a video game that we've been eagerly awaiting, "Disney's Alice in Wonderland The Videogame" for both the Wii and DS.We'll be writing up...
17/02 10:47 - [Nintendo Wii] "New Super Mario Bros. Wii" Walkthrough and Strategy Guide
This one may have slipped under the radar seeing as I failed to announce it in any venue other than our newsletter. So, here I am, announcing that we have a "New Super Mario Bros. Wii" Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for your game playing enjoyment.

It' s a 100% Completion guide for...
02/02 10:55 - [General Gaming] Best Buy and Walmart ax used game buy backs
Just saw this on Gizmodo. Apparently, select Best Buys and Walmarts had buy back kiosks where you could sell your used games. Both retailers have deemed the experiment a failure and GameStop has breathed a sigh of relief. Via Gizmodo
23/01 14:28 - [Lunabean] Win a Year's LunaPass! Twitter Contest!
Feelin' lucky? How does a free year of access to all of our stellar Walkthroughs sound? Well, if it sounds good to you, all you need to do is follow these easy steps.1) Follow @lunabean on Twitter.2) Tweet the following:Just entered to win a year LunaPass (Lunabean Video Game Guides)! You can...
20/01 14:52 - [General Gaming] Video Game State of Play 2010
20/12 16:10 - [Nintendo DS] 'Zelda Spirit Tracks' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We are so pleased to announce the completion of the Lunabean "The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks" walkthrough and strategy guide (Nintendo DS). Writing this massive tome was a task worthy of Link taking down a Final Boss, and boy, are we exhausted!

The LB "Zelda Spirit Tracks" Game...
16/12 14:46 - [Nintendo DS] 'Zelda: Spirit Tracks' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide near completion!
We've been plugging away at our LB Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Walkthrough and Strategy Guide for the Nintendo DS, DS Lite, and DSi, and we are sooooo close to completion, it hurts.

So, here's the update. This evening we will be heroically fighting through the final temple....
07/12 14:50 - [Nintendo DS] 'LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues' (Nintendo DS) Walkthrough, Game Guide, and...
We're pleased as punch to announce the completion of the LB LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues (DS) Walkthrough, Strategy Guide, and Cheats for the Nintendo DS, DS Lite, and DSi.

This "LEGO Indy 2 (NDS)" game guide contains everything you need to earn 100% completion!...
17/11 10:35 - [Nintendo Wii] 'LEGO Indiana Jones 2' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
LEGO Indy is back! This time, he'll tackle new adventures in Raiders, Temple of Doom, The Last Crusade, and The Crystal Skull. We're here to help you help Indy not only get through this hilarious adventure, but to locate every single item in the game, like canisters, red bricks, gold bricks,...
02/11 16:13 - [General Gaming] Assassin's Creed on Twitter (or is that Twassassins Tweed?)
Ubisoft has created a great Twitter app to help promote its upcoming Assassin's Creed II. From the Assassin's Creed Twitter page you can sign up to link your Twitter account to the app.

Once you've done that you're off and running. Check your @reply inbox on Twitter because you'll...
27/10 11:25 - [Xbox 360] Netflix on Xbox 360 - My favorite thing ever
There is news this week that in November 2009 the Netflix streaming service will be coming to a PS3 near you (here and here). That piqued my curiosity as Allison and I had recently signed up for Netflix and the streaming service is currently active on the Xbox 360.You see, our nearby Blockbuster...
20/10 13:16 - [General Gaming] Touch Screen Dungeons & Dragons? Yes, Please!
Surfacescapes Demo Walkthrough from Visual Story TAs on Vimeo.

What do you get if you combine "The Minority Report" and Dungeons & Dragons? The best thing ever! Duh. If only you could have your own dice and have the screen read the result. Seriously, my dragon skin bag full...
19/10 21:17 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Where the Wild Things Are' Walkthrough, Game Guide, and Cheats complete!
We're pleased to announce the completion of the LB Where the Wild Things Are Walkthrough, Strategy Guides, and Cheats for the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii.

Along with a step-by-step walkthrough of the game, this guide provides the locations of all Stars, Turtles, Skulls, Model Houses,...
15/10 13:31 - [Video Game Walkthrough] 'Where the Wild Thigs Are' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
The Island is crumbling and the Wild Things need saving! It sounds like a job for King Max!

LB's Where the Wild Things Are Game Guide (Walkthrough, Strategy Guide and Cheats) for the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii is currently in progress and is sure to help you save your new monster...
24/09 10:24 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We're pleased to announce that the LB Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Game Guide is finished and ready for download.

Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

The guide is all you need to help Flint Lockwood stop his out of control dynamic food replicator...
03/09 10:21 - [Xbox 360] 'Batman Arkham Asylum' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We're pleased to announce that the LB Batman Arkham Asylum Game Guide is finished and ready for download.

Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

This guide covers every detail of this creepy and challenging game including: locations of ALL Trophies, ALL...
29/08 10:02 - [Xbox 360] 'Batman Arkham Asylum' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide Begins!
Arkham Asylum, home to Gotham's most infamous criminals and miscreants, has been overtaken by The Joker. Sounds like a job for Batman!

LB Batman Arkham Asylum Game Guide (Walkthrough, Strategy Guide and Cheats) for the Xbox 360, PS3, PC is currently in the works and is sure to...
28/08 09:49 - 4yr Update - Oregon AG Investigating Best Buy
As I wrote nearly four years ago during the launch of the Xbox 360, Best Buy did some sketchy bait and switch where they advertised a stand alone system but then required those of us in line to buy an expensive bundle. I, and many others, complained to the Oregon Attorney General. The other...
17/08 10:49 - [Nintendo Wii] How to Unlock Bonus Quidditch - Harry Potter 6 - The Half-Blood Prince
When I wrote Lunabean's Harry Potter: HBP Walkthrough there was one thing I just couldn't unlock: Bonus Quidditch.I figured that it would unlock once I earned all crests. Nope. I then figured if I got all of the Quidditch badges it would unlock. Nope. Maybe all badges in everything? Nope....
10/08 21:04 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Wii Sport Resort' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We're pleased to announced that the LB Wii Sports Resort Game Guide is complete and ready for download!



Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

This guide is all you need to hone your Wii Sports skills so you can defeat your friends and earn...
30/07 10:23 - [General Gaming] O'Reilly Airs Viral "Guitar Hero" Ad
As Kotaku points out, Bill O'Reilly recently commented on a supposedly viral "Guitar Hero 5" ad where the song titles to be included in the game are written across blackout strips on naked models. While the hypocrisy of giving air time to a viral ad that you are disgusted by always gets me, the...
15/07 17:07 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We're pleased to announced that the LB Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Ice Age 3) Game Guide is complete and ready for download!



Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

Help Manny, Sid, Scrat, Buck, and the whole gang navigate through the...
30/06 10:18 - [Nintendo DS] 'LEGO Battles' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We're pleased to announced that the LB LEGO Battles Game Guide (Nintendo DS) is complete and ready for download!



Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

Help the Knights, Pirates, and Aliens conquer the enemies and take over the land in this...
29/06 21:24 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (HBP)' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide begins!
Voldemort...oops...He Who Cannot Be Named is back! You're going to need all the help you can get in order to uncover Malfoy's secret plan and help Dumbledore uncover the Horcruxes!

LB Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince Game Guide (Walkthrough, Strategy Guide and Cheats) for...
29/06 20:48 - [Xbox 360] 'Ghostbusters' Walkthrough and Strategy Guide complete!
We are pleased as punch to announce the completion of our LB Ghostbusters: The Video Game Game Guide for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Download Now with the LunaPass - $4.95 | More info

Who ya gonna call? Lunabean, of course! Our Ghostbusters walkthrough contains...
19/06 10:36 - [Nintendo DS] 'LEGO Battles' Game Guide (walkthrough, strategy guide, and cheats) begins!
Knights, Pirates, and Spacemen. Oh my! The LEGOs, they are a battling and the LB LEGO Battles Game Guide (Walkthrough, Strategy Guide and Cheats) for the Nintendo DS is currently in the works. It will contain strategies for all 90 levels, all Red Bricks and all Mini-Kits!

LunaPass...
18/06 10:58 - [Nintendo Wii] 'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' Guide (walkthrough, strategy guide, cheats) begins!
The spirits of NYC have been awakened and it's up to you to help the Ghostbusters catch them! LB Ghostbusters: The Video Game Game Guide (Walkthrough, Strategy Guide and Cheats) for the Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC is currently in the works and is sure to help you capture ghosts, fight bosses, find...
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American site RedAssedBaboon.com

Last update on 2008-03-01 at 05:40
 Direct access to the forum of this site
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
14/08 12:50 - Is Stalker worth the money
STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl. Was it worth the wait?
14/02 10:20 - Zune is really pissing me off
14/02 10:20 - Zune is really pissing me off
What is wrong with you Microsoft?
28/12 11:44 - Christmas 2006
For Behold! Mine Gifts!
28/12 11:44 - Christmas 2006
For Behold! Mine Gifts!
14/12 01:50 - R6 Vegas' facemapping: patented by Nintendo
Is Rainbow Six Vegas violating a patent filed by Nintendo in 2001?
14/12 01:50 - R6 Vegas' facemapping: patented by Nintendo
30/11 06:35 - The GAme G0dz Invitationals: Gears of War Tournament (Upaded: 2/11/07)
READ MORE for Tournament Details
30/11 06:35 - The GAme G0dz Invitationals: Gears of War Tournament (Upaded: 2/11/07)
30/11 04:02 - Christians Groups Don't Like Left Behind Game
Christians against a christian game? Holy crap!
30/11 04:02 - Christians Groups Don't Like Left Behind Game
20/11 11:59 - White Noise Fix for Xbox 360 wireless headset
Friends bugging you about static from your wireless headset? Well, no more! A quick fix lies inside...
16/11 10:42 - Gears of War disc read errors
Is Gears of War a killer app for the 360, or just a 360 killer? Numerous reports of disc read errors are popping up on the interwebs
16/11 10:42 - Gears of War disc read errors
06/11 03:42 - How come no one is calling Ubisoft out on this???
Why does the Xbox 360 box for Splinter Cell: Double agent say it supports 1-3 players off-line when in fact it only supports 1?
06/11 03:42 - How come no one is calling Ubisoft out on this???
Why does the Xbox 360 box for Splinter Cell: Double agent say it supports 1-3 players off-line when in fact it only supports 1?
03/11 10:24 - Post-Emergence Day Invitational: Gears of War Tournament
A First ever. GAme G0dz Invitationals
03/11 10:24 - Post-Emergence Day Invitational: Gears of War Tournament
21/10 02:27 - DOA: Dead or Alive - REVIEWED
Teksuo managed to get his grimy hands on a copy of the DOA movie pre-release. Does it suck, or is it actually worth your money? (Spoliers within...)
21/10 02:27 - DOA: Dead or Alive - REVIEWED
Teksuo managed to get his grimy hands on a copy of the DOA movie pre-release. Does it suck, or is it actually worth your money? (Spoliers within...)
09/10 01:17 - Wii, happy! Xbox, angry.
Wii likes its soldiers happier
09/10 01:17 - Wii, happy! Xbox, angry.
Wii likes its soldiers happier
20/09 03:44 - Wiimote = Zapper
From two silly rumors emerges a new bigger rumor!
20/09 03:44 - Wiimote = Zapper
17/09 04:39 - Video Games always the scape goat
Faith Naked writes about the Kimveer shootings.
17/09 04:39 - Video Games always the scape goat
Faith Naked writes about the Kimveer shootings.
13/09 06:40 - XBox Live Vison Let's You Rumble All Night!
13/09 06:40 - XBox Live Vison Let's You Rumble All Night!
XBox Live might get a little bit steamier when the XBox Live vision camera is released.
10/09 12:04 - Wii's Virtual Console Launch List
Twenty-six titles heading to Nintendo's Wii virtual console.
10/09 12:04 - Wii's Virtual Console Launch List
Twenty-six titles heading to Nintendo's Wii virtual console.
09/09 11:57 - Wii Predictions
The Wii announcement is coming Thursday, most likely.
09/09 11:57 - Wii Predictions
The Wii announcement is coming Thursday, most likely.
08/09 04:23 - News : WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW '07 : Roster Finalised!
You got RAW, you got SmackDown! you got DIVAS and LEGENDS of '07
08/09 04:23 - News : WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW '07 : Roster Finalised!
04/09 08:28 - Nintendo Wii Parties
04/09 08:28 - Nintendo Wii Parties
Are you partying with you wii.
04/09 04:57 - Red Assed Baboon Hits MySpace
04/09 04:57 - Red Assed Baboon Hits MySpace
Red Assed Baboons now have a place to meet and interact. The end of non-geek civilazation is nigh...
08/08 03:08 - Faith Naked Talks to the Robot
31/07 04:41 - The mighty E3 is no more
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American site Game Journalism

Last update on 2013-12-21 at 19:20
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
14/11 05:44 - [Uncategorized] CorsetBoutique.com.au A Revolutionary Name that Spells Class
Bring out the best in you; accentuate the contours of your body. Shop for the world class corsets at CorsetBoutique.com.au and rest assured of quality at down-to-earth prices. The company […]The post CorsetBoutique.com.au A Revolutionary Name that Spells Class appeared first on VGM Watch.
31/10 02:57 - [Uncategorized] Looking for The Most Intimate Corsets? Visit: CorsetBoutique.com.au
Have you been looking for an online store to search for the latest fashionable clothes? Then you just don?t have to continue searching for various websites with futile efforts as CorsetBoutique.com.au offers you all [?]The post Looking for The Most Intimate Corsets? Visit:...
10/10 10:18 - [Uncategorized] The New and Cool form of Furniture: Bean Bags
Bean bags have evolved to become globally recognized forms of furniture. Also known as beanbags or bean bag chairs, they are believed to have originated from Italy. The earliest forms of [?]The post The New and Cool form of Furniture: Bean Bags appeared first on VGM Watch.
08/10 21:37 - [Uncategorized] Various Types of Cushions: A Comprehensive Overview
Buying a cushion is not as easy as it sounds. You have to put a lot of thought into it. There are dozens of varieties to choose from and you may just [?]The post Various Types of Cushions: A Comprehensive Overview appeared first on VGM Watch.
07/10 11:17 - [Uncategorized] Shopping Tips on Quilt Covers
Quilt covers come in an assortment of designs, colors and sizes so as a buyer you wont have problems finding one that suits your personal preference. The covers also come […]The post Shopping Tips on Quilt Covers appeared first on VGM Watch.
06/10 12:42 - [Uncategorized] Bar Stools
A bar stool is a seat with long legs either with a support for your back or not and are often with a foot rest. They are designed for bars or public [?]The post Bar Stools appeared first on VGM Watch.
01/10 09:32 - [Uncategorized] Get Hair Extensions to Enhance Your Look
Are you fed up with your everyday?s hair style and need to change it at once? Hair extensions can actually add instant thickness, length volume or highlights to your hair just in [?]The post Get Hair Extensions to Enhance Your Look appeared first on VGM Watch.
28/09 05:53 - [Uncategorized] Looking For A Perfect Lingerie Have A look Here
The lingerie is very important part of a woman?s clothing. This Piece of clothing can do wonders that can boost up a woman?s confidence. Lingerie is the piece of cloth that [?]The post Looking For A Perfect Lingerie Have A look Here appeared first on VGM Watch.
21/09 13:24 - [Uncategorized] Sweet Bikini
A bikini is simply a two piece swimsuit for women. There are many variants to the actual bikini, such as: thong bikini, string bikini, monokini and the tankini. There are under wire [?]The post Sweet Bikini appeared first on VGM Watch.
18/09 13:24 - [Uncategorized] Tips to buy best swimwear
Buying a perfect swimwear is always a difficult task for every individual, but then also if you know few basic tips of the same, you can easily get one of the [?]The post Tips to buy best swimwear appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 09:49 - [Uncategorized] What Fashion Defines You
Is trendy fashion your passion? Well, making a good looking sexy is pretty freaking as many are the types of dress, fashion accessories and footwear that are available out there. […]The post What Fashion Defines You appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 09:44 - [Uncategorized] Hazard Prevention is Even More Vital
Hazards can come in several forms as to construction and other engineering works. Also even in simple situations like when the floor is wet, in the stairs of in one […]The post Hazard Prevention is Even More Vital appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 09:43 - [Uncategorized] Fill your Room With Different Moods
Life is full of great choice! Most likely, making a decision to acquire a convenient and pretty good dwelling is the primary consideration especially for couples planning to settle a […]The post Fill your Room With Different Moods appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 09:24 - [Uncategorized] Best Gift Your Someone will Not Forget
Are you looking for some of the great deals of gift items? Sharing a gift is a cool idea to express love, appreciation and value to any relationship.  Since they are good to some special [?]The post Best Gift Your Someone will Not Forget appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 09:13 - [Uncategorized] Get your Puppy Look Handsome and Pretty
Oh come on! Make you dear pet happy and look like lovable and adorable one. Whatever get up , you can have it all for your puppy. You can make […]The post Get your Puppy Look Handsome and Pretty appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 07:24 - [Uncategorized] DIY Room Designing
Perhaps you love your room best specially when you are tired and wants to get your back rested? So you will of course love to have a very nice and […]The post DIY Room Designing appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 05:19 - [Uncategorized] Getting Rid of Smoking is So Simple
Health conscious definitely hates smoking with cigarettes, are you? Sometimes people are just allergic on it so they must get away with it, right? Well most of people love the […]The post Getting Rid of Smoking is So Simple appeared first on VGM Watch.
12/09 03:49 - [Uncategorized] Get to Look Like a Princess
If you are getting troubled on something to wear on your party, it time now to stop thinking about it. There is really a lot of interesting stuff to see […]The post Get to Look Like a Princess appeared first on VGM Watch.
30/10 22:56 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Designer Looks at Wii’s Shortcomings
Over at GameSetWatch there's an article today from game designer Brice Morrison, who takes a look at the Wii and its successes and failures. It's the second of a two part series. The first part focused on what the Wii did right, and the second part takes it to task for its shortcomings. The...
29/10 23:58 - [Video Game Media Watch] Police Search for Gamer Ends
In a sobering update today, we feel compelled - despite going outside our normal subject of choice - to keep those who read our previous story on missing gamer Brandon Crisp up to speed. It seems the police have decided to end their search for the runaway 15 year old after roughly two weeks of [...]
29/10 23:55 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Hey, Game Festivals - Target the Consumer!
Rob Fahey over at GamesIndustry.biz recently dropped a piece examining the state of games festivals, specifically decrying the fact that these conventions are typically industry-only events that don't speak to consumers, representing a failure by the industry to grow up and look outside of...
28/10 21:44 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Journalists Speak on Games and Hype
Kyle Orland over at Crispy Gamer drops his latest installment in his Press Pass column, in which he rounds up comments from games journalists who discuss their feelings on the impact pre-release hype has on review scores for blockbuster and heavily promoted titles.

The general...
28/10 20:21 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Story Of The D] Game Politics Analyzes Missing Gamer Story
Allow us to become Lost Gamer Watch here for a minute, for the sake of missing young gamer Brandon Crisp.

The 15 year old youth recently disappeared from his home near Toronto on October 13th, following a bike ride to what he told his mother would be nearby Oro-Medonte Township....
24/10 17:57 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Consumers, Writers Speak Out on Games Journalism
The efforts of Shoe and Crispin over at Sore Thumbs has been well documented here at the Watch, but now their readers are getting in on the action over there, too. The blog is posting "Reader Perspectives" from their fans, whether they be Joe Gamer or members of the press.

Here's an...
15/10 23:57 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Tecmo Admits to Pampering Press With Girls, Brings Out More Girls to Make Point
We really should start thanking Dan Hsu personally, because his and Crispin Boyer's Sore Thumbs blog either directly or indirectly accounts for a big 'ole chunk of the publisher/press relations dirt we cover these days. This time, it's an indirect occurrence courtesy of the happy-go-lucky...
14/10 23:45 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] GameCritics Revises Reviews Process, Adds Disclosures
Games review site GameCritics has contacted VGMWatch to inform us of modifications to their reviews structure that reflect their concerns over the state of the games industry in the wake of such highly-publicized debacles as Gerstmann-gate. The site will now include a disclosure concerning the...
29/09 23:58 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Shoe’s Behind the Scenes Part 5
Over the weekend Dan Hsu at Sore Thumbs blog delivered his promised Part 5 of Behind the Scenes: Gaming Journalism. All five parts thus far have been good looks into what's going on concerning press/publisher relations in the games industry, and this latest continues the trend of some swell...
26/09 23:58 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Games Industry Not Recession Proof?
We've featured Rob Fahey's work over at Gamesindustry.biz more than a couple times, largely because he tends to provide timely pieces that reflect on the games industry and the outside forces working upon it. His article "Recessive Traits" today is more poignant and timely than ever, as it...
26/09 22:09 - [Video Game Media Watch, The Games Industry, Blogs] Ghostbusters Game Affecting Mass Communication
Hey, leave it to video games to get things going in another medium. Sure, we've seen plenty of recent movie adaptations of popular video games, but it looks like this time a video game may be helping to reinvigorate a preexisting movie franchise - and one that's been in limbo for some time,...
26/09 18:25 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Investing in Virtual Lives
We often discuss how the games industry is perceived outside its walls, chronicling the many mainstream reports about destructive games that (purportedly) drive otherwise innocent folks to do wicked deeds. Often, the biggest culprits - as outlined by the mainstream - are shooting games of various...
25/09 23:26 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Bus Driver Suspended for Gaming While Driving
In our continuing and ever-lengthening look at video games in the mainstream media, we have a story carried by KGMB9 out of Hawaii, in which a city bus driver was caught playing a video game while.... you guessed it, driving. This isn't one of those cases where games are being treated unfairly;...
25/09 19:33 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] The Sun Picks Up on GTA Drug Dealing
I knew it wouldn't take any time for this one to hit the mainstream. British tabloid The Sun has a bit on the tasty news morsel concerning Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for the Nintendo DS, which recently revealed that the portable title would include a drug dealing mini-game. Sure, it's...
24/09 23:59 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Crispy Gamer Discusses Embargoes
Crispy Gamer has a toasty piece on whether embargoes in the game industry are really necessary, or whether they hurt the reader and protect the wrong party involved. The writer, John Keefer, discusses three main kinds of embargoes: review embargoes, preview embargoes, and new game embargoes....
23/09 21:12 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] The Full Disclosure Department
In the past, VGMWatch has taken a few entities to task - namely, IGN - for a lack of complete disclosure concerning connections within and around the industry which represent a conflict of interest. With the bad comes the good, however, and we need to highlight when entities are conducting...
23/09 19:31 - [Video Game Media Watch, Magazines, Journalism...] GTA Rush to Judgment?
GamePolitics yesterday reported on an interesting little mainstream story concerning the Daily Mail. The story revolved around a young 13 year old boy (name withheld given his age) who decided to set fire to three vehicles in Lyon, France, purportedly because of video games. After speaking with...
04/09 05:17 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism, Blogs] Can Lavish Press Events Benefit the Reviews Process?
File this one under the "Ineptitude" category. Shoe over at Sore Thumbs posted the fourth installment of his "Behind the Scenes: Gaming Journalism" series on Sunday, but thanks to my blundering in forgetting to type in the "blog" part of the "sorethumbsblog.com" address the last couple times I...
03/09 08:01 - [Video Game Media Watch, Development] Drunken Itagaki Chats With EGM
1UP recently posted an interview with Tomonobu Itagaki of Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden fame, republished from the September 2008 EGM released last month. The sit down with Itagaki, which suitably occurred at a bar, is more than worth a look owing that it's the first interview with the game...
31/08 06:47 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Early Show Warps Time for Michael Phelps
Something fun: Eighth Wonder of the World Michael Phelps and his eight-Beijing-Olympic-gold-medal-self appeared Thursday on CBS' Early Show - and the hosts decided to pull a stunt to outshine even Phelps' magnificent feat.

Calling into question physics, reality and, ugh, generally...
31/08 06:14 - [Video Game Media Watch, Journalism] Is Games Piracy Overblown?
That's a question Gamesindustry.biz columnist Rob Fahey ruminates on this week, and while he doesn't pretend to have the answers, he poses some interesting considerations as to why the issue of games piracy may very likely be much-ado-about-not-that-much.

Fahey begins the article by...
29/08 20:32 - [Video Game Media Watch, Kotaku, Journalism...] Art, Games, and Invaders!
Gamasutra's Leigh Alexander wrote on Monday for Kotaku on the issue of "games as art". Okay, okay, granted this topic has been run into the ground and stomped on, but Alexander utilizes a recent story to reexamine and redefine the significance of art, games, and where the two may intersect. ...
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Last update on 2012-12-02 at 01:00
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
19/03 11:00 - [blog, art, photography] Plenoptic Photography
First image out of my Lytro — I just received my Lytro lightfield camera. It's the first commercialized plenoptic camera, which is an optical device with an array of lenses to capture a scene at multiple focal points. There's a lot of terrible rhetoric in the tech and electronics...
15/03 11:22 - [writing, criticism, videogames...] A Portrait of The Artist as a Game Studio
The style of thatgamecompany — While we often see the evolution of artists working in old media, ever-shifting technical terrain tends to obscure videogame makers' aesthetic trajectories. In Thatgamecompany's pathbreaking and gorgeous games for the Playstation 3, we get the rare chance to...
11/03 19:03 - [blog, books, videogames] Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
Anna Anthropy's new book — These days, everybody can make and distribute a photograph, or a video, or a book. Rise of the Videogame Zinesters shows you that everyone can make a videogame, too. But why should they? For Anna Anthropy, it's not for fame or for profit, but for the strange,...
28/02 19:42 - [blog, games, speaking] Game Developers Conference 2012
My schedule for this year's event — It's almost time for the Game Developers Conference again! To think, last year I was struggling to escape the grip of a certain cow game, and this year I've perhaps almost partly escaped the grip of a certain cow game. This year I've got a relatively...
27/02 10:51 - [blog, art, games] Videogames as Art Medium and Inspiration
or, A Slow Year at the Telfair — This week, the Telfair Museums will open Game Change: Videogames as Art Medium and Inspiration. My game A Slow Year is among the pieces that will be on exhibit from February 27 to April 1, 2012. I'll be in Savannah Thursday evening for the Game Change panel,...
19/02 01:05 - Water Cooler Games is Closed - Please Read
Water Cooler Games is now closed. Thanks for reading all these years. The site has been archived in full (with comments) at http://www.bogost.com/watercoolergames. For my take on "videogames with an agenda," you might want to read Persuasive Games. I am now blogging at Bogost.com. This RSS feed...
18/02 13:40 - [blog, books, philosophy] Alien Invasion
An update on my next book — I talked to my publisher this week and got news that Alien Phenomenology is scheduled to land in the warehouse by March 7. It should be shipping to booksellers immediately thereafter. If you preorder from Amazon.com, you'll see it ship out that very week. While I...
15/02 22:22 - [blog, Facebook, games...] The Perils of Farmville
Me on NPR's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane — I've had a chance to be on a number of different radio programs, both national and local. I really like doing radio, particularly longer programs on NPR and CBC since the additional time really allows more sustained exploration of a topic....
08/02 00:00 - [blog, airports, books...] Making Books
It's not the same as writing books — Back when his book The Textual Life of Airports was published in December, Christopher Schaberg reported what most authors do: seeing his book for the first time. "What a weird feeling," Chris wrote. "It resembles an object from outer space. Vaguely...
02/02 10:03 - [blog, academia, Georgia Tech] Academic Professional Job Opening
Work with me at Georgia Tech Digital Media — We have a job opening for a staff position in my program at Georgia Tech. The job is for an Academic Professional, who will serve as assistant to the Graduate Program in Digital Media. You get to work with me and nine other core faculty in the...
31/01 02:49 - [blog, Facebook, games...] Slashdot Q&A
— Just a short pointer post for those who get my updates via blog or RSS. Last month Slashdot covered the Wired article about me and Cow Clicker, and invited readers to pose questions. The editors selected some, which I answered, and which Slashdot has now published. The questions were...
30/01 18:34 - [writing] The Bulldog and the Pegasus
— Originally published as an opinion piece at Gamasutra In Greek mythology, Bellerophon is the hero who tamed the Pegasus. He used the winged horse as a mount to defeat the Chimaera, a monster with the heads of a lion, goat, and snake that breathed fire and devoured villagers. Bellerophon's...
28/01 12:10 - [blog, philosophy, software] Speculative Realism Aggregator Update
New blogs, optimized, mobile version, etc. — As promised, I've cleaned up and updated the Speculative Realism blog aggregator. Thanks to those of you who made suggestions in the comments or by contacting me directly. A few quick notes: I've added a link to the aggregator in the right...
24/01 16:46 - [blog, games, philosophy...] On Technical Agency and Procedural Rhetoric
A quick response to Joshua McVeigh-Schulz — There's an interesting discussion over at Culture Digitally between Gina Neff, Tim Jordan, and Joshua McVeigh-Schulz on the subject of technical agency, or "how we should (re)theorize the politics of technological systems." Gina Neff's opening...
19/01 09:29 - [writing, business, favorites...] What is a Game Bundle?
From my Persuasive Games column at Gamasutra — From Humble Bundle to Steam Sales, from Indie Royale to Indie Gala, it seems like you can't go online anymore without seeing a new "game bundle" offering -- a set of unusual, overlooked, and independent game titles offered at a substantial...
18/01 06:35 - [blog, philosophy] Help Feed the Speculative Realism Feed
Seeking updates for the SR blog aggregator — As many of you know, for some time I've been operating an aggregator for blogs related to speculative realism. You can view post previews on this site, and there's also an RSS feed in case anybody is still using RSS readers ;) It's about time I...
11/01 09:00 - [blog, humanities] This is a Blog Post about the Digital Humanities
A response to Stanley Fish, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, and others — For the first time in five years, I attended the Modern Language Association (MLA) conference. This is the main conference for scholars of language and literature, with about 8,000 attendees at this year's event in Seattle....
08/01 16:28 - [blog, art, philosophy...] Robert Jackson's DSCOOOO1.jpg Project
At the O-Zone Journal ? The new O-Zone journal has a section called OO Frequency, for content that takes a form other than writing. A while ago they posted my short video for OOOIII, Seeing Things, which deals with the photographer Garry Winogrand and the website Dear Photography. More...
05/01 11:29 - [blog, travel] Airplane Explanations
Some notes from in-flight — On planes, passengers lose all connection with personal and cultural history. This is why everything must be explained by flight attendants, carefully and completely yet succinctly, efficiency. To fasten your seat belt, insert the metal tab into the buckle and...
02/01 11:59 - [blog, criticism, food] Review of Bone's Restaurant
By my nine year-old — It's been a while since my daughter has offered her opinion in writing on matters of contemporary culture. No doubt you remember her reviews of TRON: Legacy, recording artist Madeline's album White Flag, and Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams. And if you do, you...
01/01 14:00 - [blog, food] Civet Poo Coffee
A tiny review — Kopi luwak, or civet coffee, is a rare, expensive, and low-production variety of coffee. A rather unusual process is required to produce the coffee. First, the Asian Palm Civet, native to the Indonesian Archipelago, selects and eats certain wild coffee cherries. The civet...
26/12 12:46 - [blog, media, philosophy] Object-Oriented Answers
Responses to Parikka — Jussi Parikka, author of Insect Media among numerous other books, recently posed a series of questions about object-oriented ontology. Levi Bryant has already responded, as has Paul Caplan, and I like both of their responses. I thought I'd offer my own here, so here...
22/12 00:19 - [blog, programming] The Virtues of Long Compiles
Thoughts on the material conditions of programming practice — I was corresponding yesterday with Jock Murphy, a Portland-based photographer, software engineer, and mobile game developer. Jock had read Racing the Beam, and we were talking about the relative differences between the 6502 and...
20/12 14:53 - [blog, cows, Facebook...] If the reader clicks the word "cow" then the cows will come.
Wired's online cow clicking game about Cow Clicker — As promised, I'm now linking the iPad and web versions of Wired's story on Cow Clicker. There are some interesting features of each. The iPad edition features clickable cows that moo, but the online version of the story really, uhm, sets...
15/12 15:28 - [blog, cows, Facebook...] The Curse of Cow Clicker
In this month's Wired Magazine — Jason Tanz wrote a fantastic feature for the January 2012 issue of Wired about me and Cow Clicker. The feature includes, to use Levi's words, a centerfold of me, on a fence, in a pasture, with a cow (see below). The print issue is on newsstands now, with a...
11/12 15:05 - [blog, education, philosophy] A New Philosophy for the 21st Century
Briggle and Frodeman in the Chronicle — Adam Briggle and Robert Frodeman have written an excellent article for the Chronicle, A New Philosophy for the 21st Century. A stupid subscription is required, frustratingly, so let me excerpt some of the good bits for you here [update: here's a PDF]:...
28/11 14:19 - [blog, art, Atari...] Innovative Leisure Opening
Video with talks by me, Jesse Fuchs, Sonny Rae Tempest — I had previously mentioned Innovative Leisure, a show of new games for Atari I curated at Babycastles. The opening took place almost two weeks ago, but due to travel and then the Thanksgiving holiday, it's taken me this long to follow...
25/11 13:12 - [blog, academia, writing] Bill Watterson on Academic Writing
— Just a reminder......
22/11 12:20 - [blog] Overly Traditional, Overly Narrow
Nick Montfort on Digital Humanities — This week my Racing the Beam co-author and platform studies series co-editor Nick Montfort spoke at the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science. In addition to discussing the two new platform studies titles shipping this spring,...
21/11 00:13 - [blog, philosophy, speaking] The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies
Call for Papers — Below is the CFP for a conference to be held by the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, on May 3-5, 2012. Confirmed invited speakers include me, Jane Bennett, Bill Brown, Wendy Chun, Mark Hansen, Erin Manning, Brian Massumi, Tim Morton, and...
19/11 00:59 - [blog, books, games...] Two New Interviews
— Two new and relatively extensive interviews with me were recently published. The first is in Forbes, conducted by David M. Ewalt. It mostly covers material from my latest book, How to Do Things with Videogames, but there's some new material toward the end. The second interview, with Aaron...
12/11 11:24 - [blog, books, philosophy] Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing
Cover art and Blurb — Here's the cover design, tagline, and blurb for my forthcoming book Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing, which will be published by University of Minnesota Press in early 2012. It's hard to express how exciting it is to have a hot wing on the cover of...
22/10 16:09 - [blog, books, media...] What's in a Medium?
A response to Mike Thomsen — The New Inquiry published a review by Michael Thomsen of my latest book How to Do Things With Videogames. It's just the kind of review an author hopes for: fair, thoughtful, based on a thorough reading, and full of new ideas and observations. I'm grateful to...
17/10 14:41 - [blog, computing, literature...] The Future of Literature in an Age of Digital Media
An event at Georgia Tech this week — This Wednesday, October 19, the Wesley Center for New Media, the Georgia Tech Digital Media Program, and the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture will host a symposium on the future of literature. The event has been orgainzed by Jay David...
16/10 11:36 - [blog, philosophy, writing] Saying Something
Steven Johnson on Derrida — The author Steven Johnson has an essay in the New York Times today, I Was an Under-Age Semiotician, about his younger years as a Semiotics major at Brown. It's worth a read for anyone who did or still does philosophy or "critical theory," to use an annoying term....
15/10 13:01 - [blog, education, humor] Pearly Pixie Services Inc
A tooth fairy tool for parents ? When your kids lose teeth, they may be inclined to write extensive letters to the tooth fairy, making specific requests or posing questions. While this is an endearing act to be sure, you'll want to stop short of penning a false reply. Instead, see this as an...
10/10 05:54 - [blog, travel, writing] Frequent Flight
My contribution for airplanereading.org — Christopher Schaberg and Mark Yakich have written a lovely little book called Checking in/Checking Out, about air travel. It's a two-sided book meant to be read from both ends. Schaberg's side is about his experience working for United in Bozeman,...
06/10 21:59 - [blog, art, philosophy...] The Illusion of a Literal Description
Garry Winogrand, circa 1974 — Tod Papageorge shared with me a talk Garry Winogrand gave at MIT in 1974, which he (Papageorge) introduced. An audio recording from the University of California Riverside's archive captures much of the lively question and answer period, which included a wealth...
05/10 20:59 - [blog, philosophy, photography] A Photograph is a Photograph
Tod Papagorge on the Ontology of Photography — Apropos of two of Levi's recent posts about materialism and fictions, I thought I'd share this excerpt from an interview with photographer Tod Papageorge. He's responding to a question about the need for photography to have a moral...
03/10 21:06 - [blog, atari, cows...] The Unbearable Lightness of Clicking
Leigh Alexander on my games — Popular game enthusiast site Kotaku just published an article by my friend and game writer Leigh Alexander, about my last two games, Cow Clicker and A Slow Year. My good friend Frank Lantz makes several appearances. I guess I'm not going to say much more about...
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American site Press The Buttons

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 13:55
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
01/09 14:49 - [Microsoft, PC, Retro/Classic...] Take The Mega Man 6 Remix Challenge
Here's another look at a piece of the Challenge Mode from the recently released Mega Man Legacy Collection. This is a short snippet compared to the last time I showed you how the compilation slices up parts of the classic six Nintendo Entertainment System titles into bite sized objectives. Have a...
31/08 15:13 - [Nintendo] New Nintendo 3DS Coming To North America
Nintendo of America set off an Internet gaming community firestorm earlier this year when it announced that it had no plans to release the smaller New Nintendo 3DS system in favor of the larger New Nintendo 3DS XL while, in other regions, both systems were made available. North Americans cried...
29/08 09:00 - [Microsoft, PC, Retro/Classic...] The Challenges Of Mega Man
Mega Man Legacy Collection for the Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, and PC offers something besides the first six original Mega Man games: a new challenge mode. Snippets of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System titles are cut up and rearranged in thematically similar structures and...
28/08 12:18 - [Microsoft, Podcasts, Sony] Power Button - Episode 181: A Year Of Destiny
It's been nearly a year since Bungie and Activision released its ambitious Destiny, so has the big The Taken King expansion prepares to arrive, the time seemed right to look back at the game's performance so far. Blake Grundman tags in Chris Nitz for this discussion while I tag out this week....
27/08 08:30 - [General] Let's Play More Pinball Arcade
I'm still playing Pinball Arcade's collection of classic pinball tables on my Sony PlayStation 4, sharing the video of my favorite moments across tables such as the classic The Addams Family (*snap* *snap*), the delightful Star Trek: The Next Generation ("Engage!"), and the mysterious Theater of...
25/08 08:30 - [General] Let's Play Pinball Arcade
As I rest and deal with my ongoing health issues, one of the distractions I've turned to for help is Farsight Studios and its flagship Pinball Arcade platform for the Sony PlayStation 4. I've stocked up one new tables, adding the Season 2 and Season 4 collections to my base Season 1 package. I've...
21/08 05:48 - [Microsoft, Sony] Back To The Future Coming Back For PS4, Xbox One
Telltale Games has received a lot of critical acclaim for its Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead adaptations, but those powerhouse properties have blasted away attention from what I believe to be the company's finest effort: Back to the Future. Trilogy film writer Bob Gale teamed up with the...
18/08 12:33 - [General, Retro/Classic] The Life And Times Of M. Bison
M. Bison is best known as the ultimate villain of the Street Fighter franchise, but there's more to this snappily-dressed warlord's place in history than just as the final challenge at the end of a handful of games. Gavin Jasper at Den Of Geek takes a look back at the many versions of M. Bison to...
09/08 05:58 - [Microsoft, PC, Podcasts...] Power Button - Episode 180: Nothing To Fear With Batman: Arkham Knight
With the last of developer Rocksteady's acclaimed Batman games released at last, it's only right that Blake Grundman and I should take an hour or so to discuss the Dark Knight's final adventure (for now). In this episode, we take you through roughly the first half of Batman: Arkham Knight with...
07/08 11:45 - [Microsoft, Mobile, PC...] What Is This? A Pinball Table For Ants?
Zen Studios continues its fruitful partnership with Marvel with another pinball table for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 based on a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ant-Man is the latest movie to cross over to the world of pinball, bringing a set of flippers and bumpers featuring elements...
29/07 07:43 - [General] Health Update
You've probably noticed how quiet things have become here at PTB in the past month, and if you're read my work for long enough, you've probably guessed that I'm once again having some health issues that have kept me away from writing. After a year of remission, my Crohn's Disease has come roaring...
13/07 15:33 - [General, Microsoft, Nintendo...] Power Button - Episode 179: Who Do You Trust?
With all the pressure and buzz pushing players to preorder the latest new video games sight unseen, how does one know when it's safe to put down money on an unproven product? Who do you trust to release a solid, fun, working game? On this episode of the Power Button podcast, Blake Grundman and I...
28/06 15:21 - [General, Microsoft, Nintendo...] Power Button - Episode 178: E3 2015 Wrap-Up
Another year, another Electronic Entertainment Expo behind us. On this episode of the Power Button podcast, we're joined again by our old friend Ross Polly to discuss the big news and events from E3 2015. We dig into announcements about The Last Guardian, the Final Fantasy VII remake, Star Fox...
15/06 16:44 - [Nintendo, Retro/Classic] Original Unreleased Earth Bound Comes To Wii U As EarthBound Beginnings
The gaming community talks a lot about its love for Nintendo's 1995 Super NES RPG EarthBound (I know I certainly do), but while that one game has a rabid cult following in North America, the game is the middle installment of a full-blown trilogy in Japan. Entitled Mother rather than its localized...
13/06 13:03 - [General, Microsoft, Nintendo...] Power Button - Episode 177: E3 2015 Wish List
Every June the video game industry flocks to Los Angeles, California for a week of announcements, reveals, press conferences, demos, and surprises. As we gear up for another Electronic Entertainment Expo, we're joined by our old friend Ross Polly to discuss what we each hope to see at this year's...
09/06 16:09 - [General, Podcasts] Power Button - Episode 176: Pinball Dreams
It's no secret that we're big pinball fans here on Power Button and there are never enough tables out there based on our favorite media properties, so on this week's episode we take the opportunity to spitball some ideas on new tables we'd like to see based on our favorite video games, television...
05/06 06:30 - [Nintendo, Retro/Classic] Get Funky With This Super Mario 64 Remix
It's a proven fact that the main theme from Nintendo's classic Super Mario 64 (also known as the "Bob-omb Battlefield theme") will make you smile every time you hear it. This also applies to remixes. Joshua Milo has taken the snappy song and reworked it with a kicking drum line and some brass...
04/06 15:55 - [Sony] PS3 Uncharted Games Coming To PS4
If you missed out on Nathan Drake's adventures last generation or you just want to relive them on a modern console, then Sony has you covered with today's announcement of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection which packs Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Uncharted 3:...
03/06 11:00 - Counterfeit Amiibo Ready To Scam You
It's inevitable that when something easily produced becomes madly popular and wildly profitable that the knock-off versions of that thing will begin to appear in the marketplace. We've seen counterfeit games for years, but now with Nintendo's amiibo generating such high demand we're starting to...
01/06 08:00 - [Sony] Akuma Beats Up Everyone In Ultra Street Fighter IV
There's been a lot of talk that the recently released Sony PlayStation 4 version of Ultra Street Fighter IV is hideously broken. I've seen the videos that show odd glitches involving repeating audio tracks, invisible projectiles, and characters able to somehow exist in two places at once....
29/05 07:00 - [General] Konami Promises It Isn't Done With Consoles Yet
A few weeks ago we came to terms with the news that Konami was exiting the traditional video game console publishing business in favor of the more lucrative mobile market where microtransactions are king. Just as it seemed as if the days of Metal Gear Solid and Silent Hill were behind us, now...
25/05 13:30 - [Microsoft, Mobile, Nintendo...] See The Portal Pinball Table In Action
Thanks to developer Zen Studios providing me with early access, I've spent the weekend exploring the company's newest pinball table based on Valve's popular Portal series. Watch as I set a new high score by completing missions while GLaDOS takes shots at me, Wheatley interferes, and Ratman lurks...
20/05 17:06 - [General, Nintendo, Podcasts...] Power Button - Episode 175: Scarred By Hard
Video games today are too easy. Back in the glory days of the 16-bit processors, we knew what a hard game was! Join us for this episode of Power Button in which we reminisce about some of the most challenging video games that combine those elusive factors of legitimate difficulty and poor design....
15/05 08:30 - [Mini-Review, Nintendo] Mini-Review: New Super Mario Bros.
This article was originally published at Kombo.com on May 10, 2006. Mario?s come a long way since his 1981 inception as Jumpman in Donkey Kong. After setting the side-scrolling platformer world on fire in classic games such as Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario World, our plumber hero moved on to...
14/05 08:15 - [General] Konami Exits The Game Console Market
The writing has been on the wall for a while, but one of the long-standing stalwarts of the video game console business has announced that it's leaving the market in favor of the world of mobile gaming. Game Informer reports that Konami is focusing purely on mobile for upcoming products and that...
12/05 16:21 - [General, Microsoft, Nintendo...] Power Button - Episode 174: Double-dipping With Shovel Knight And Mortal Kombat X (Part 2)
Last time on Power Button we started a discussion on buying remastered or otherwise upgraded versions of favorite video games centering around two recent experiences with Shovel Knight and Mortal Kombat X. This week we finish the conversation by digging into an examination at why we rebuy games...
05/05 06:30 - [Microsoft, Mobile, PC...] Portal Pinball Table Coming From Zen Studios
The busy people at Zen Studios must never sleep because they keep cranking out new pinball tables at an increasingly amazing pace. Just weeks after sending tables based on Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars: Rebels out into the world, the company has announced this morning that it's teamed...
04/05 07:00 - [General, Sony] Fifteen Minutes With Star Wars: Rebels Pinball
Happy Star Wars Day to you all! If you need a Force fix mixed with some pinball action, I'd recommend you check out the new pinball table Zen Studios based on Star Wars: Rebels. Now, I don't know a thing about Rebels or any of its characters, but I do know pinball, so when Zen sent me a free copy...
01/05 08:00 - [Microsoft, PC, Sony] At Last, It's Sub-Zero Versus Goro In Mortal Kombat X
I wasn't interested in fighting games as a young teen, so it was exposure to the Super NES versions of Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat at a friend's house along with the Electronic Gaming Monthly and GamePro features on the larger than life characters that finally sparked my interest in the...
29/04 17:01 - [Microsoft, Sony] Special Guests Invade Shovel Knight
Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games is already an indie darling on Nintendo's Wii U and 3DS, but when the development team decided to bring the game to the Sony PlayStation ecosystem and the Microsoft Xbox domain, both publishers offered up a little extra incentive to persuade returning fans to...
27/04 15:35 - [General, Microsoft, Nintendo...] Power Button - Episode 173: Double-dipping With Shovel Knight And Mortal Kombat X (Part 1)
It happens to all of us sooner or later: despite owning one video game, we buy a second copy of that same game for another platform. What is it about some games that spark us to double-dip on them? On this week's episode of Power Button, Blake Grundman defends his multiple purchases of Shovel...
17/04 16:23 - [Sony] The Day Of Sigma Presented In High Definition
While we lost the planned sequels to 2006's Maverick Hunter X for the Sony PlayStation Portable, we'll always have the original game (and it plays great on the PS Vita, too). In addition to the remixed soundtrack and new playable character, the game also includes a special animated prequel...
08/04 14:11 - [Mini-Review, Nintendo] Mini-Review: Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix
This article was originally published at Kombo.com on October 30, 2005. It is republished here as part of Review A Great Game Day. The Dance Dance Revolution arcade and home console games have been around for a while now, but the Nintendo GameCube never quite factored into Konami?s plans for the...
08/04 08:30 - New Avengers: Age Of Ultron Pinball Table Coming Soon To Zen Studios Platforms
A few days ago I was thinking to myself that with Avengers: Age of Ultron just weeks away from releasing to theaters, it should be about time for us to hear that Zen Studios is working on a tie-in pinball table for its Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 platforms. Proving again that whatever I think...
07/04 15:53 - [Nintendo, Podcasts] Power Button - Episode 172: The Woe Of Amiibo
Nintendo has found a new gold mine with its popular amiibo figurines featuring both popular characters like Mario and Link and more obscure, deep cut protagonists such as Ness and Lucina. Unfortunately, high demand and limited supply means that lots of amiibo fans are left empty-handed when it...
01/04 17:02 - [Nintendo] Lucas And Mewtwo Coming To Super Smash Bros.
Everyone suspected that Mewtwo wasn't the only downloadable character for the Super Smash Bros. titles for Wii U and 3DS, but today Nintendo confirmed that by revealing that while Mewtwo is due out for release on April 28, Mother 3's own Lucas is returning from Super Smash Bros. Brawl in June....
01/04 16:26 - [Nintendo, Retro/Classic] N64 And DS Games Coming To Wii U Virtual Console
Nintendo releases expanded the Virtual Console library at its leisure, so years after announcing that it planned to add Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS classics to the Wii U service, today it was revealed that classics like Super Mario 64 and Yoshi's Island DS are on the way at last. In fact, those...
01/04 09:24 - [Nintendo] Final Club Nintendo Elite Gifts Revealed
Club Nintendo is winding down, but the program has one last gift to offer if you achieved Platinum or Gold Elite status for the 2014-15 calendar year. Yesterday was the cutoff date to meet the minimum earned coin requirements (and the final day to earn any coins at all; from here on you can spend...
30/03 17:40 - [Mobile, Nintendo, Podcasts] Power Button - Episode 171: Nintendo App-rehensions
Things get heated on this week's episode of the Power Button podcast as we discuss Nintendo's recent announcement that it's partnering with mobile publisher DeNA to come to the smartphone and tablet app store near you. Nintendo is also working on its next traditional video game console, codenamed...
25/03 16:32 - [Sony] God Of War: Ascension Was Accidentally Free Today
Sometimes there's a mistake at PlayStation Store headquarters that causes a popular game to have its price slashed from $[something] to $[nothing]. If you manage to get in on the deal before the mistake is fixed, you can score a Sony PlayStation game for no cost. For some strange reason, this...
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Dutch site Gamespace.nl

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 14:05
 
Categories: Video Games, Blogs
01/04 08:40 - [Upcoming presentations] Talk at Hack/Play festival – April 30, 2015
The Flemish-Dutch Culturehouse De Brakke Ground will organize a month of play-related cultural events, starting April 16. Part of this event is the two day mini-festival Hack/Play on meaningful play. The second night...
30/03 17:16 - [Upcoming presentations] Talk at Platform Klantgericht Ondernemen – April 9, 2015
For the Platform voor Klantgericht Ondernemen (customer focused entrepreneurship), I will give a brief talk on gamification as part of the “Mastersessie Gamification: How to make it happen“. The talk will cover the...
23/03 13:24 - [Academia, Appearances] Radio interview on game studies & academia
Yesterday, Sunday the 22nd, I was a guest at Radio Swammerdam at AmsterdamFM for an hourlong conversation about game research, game studies and the current crisis at Dutch universities. I was joined by...
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16/03 08:00 - [Journalism] Feature article in NRC on #gamergate
Last couple of weeks I worked a larger story on ?#?gamergate? for NRC Handelsblad. There is so much to say about it; the threats to (and the position of) women in the tech...
10/03 16:34 - [Past presentations] Talk at HKU Hilversum – March 3, 2015
For the HKU I gave a talk on apps: “Een kritische kijk op de app economie”. During the talk I offered some insights into free-to-play games, Candy Crush Saga, why the Finnish game...
09/03 13:41 - [Appearances] Interviews for NRCq and NOS
Last weeks I did three interviews on games. First, an interview for NRCq, NRC’s new business focused online platform. The article gives a primer on public game companies, particularly Zynga and King. I’ve...
02/03 20:34 - [Appearances] Two interviews for De Telegraaf
Earlier this month I was interviewed by biggest Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf on the serious segment of the Dutch game industry. The article is called ?Groeiversnelling ?serious games?? and was published on January...
12/01 08:00 - [Academia, Appearances, Journalism] 2014 wrap-up
First of all, all the best for 2015. As you can see, the last couple of months have been a mixed blessing. As we speak I’m recovering from a hernia inguinalis surgery which...
29/12 14:58 - [Academia] Academic article for Eludamos on serialization
It has been a long time coming, but I published an academic article for Eludamos. The article is part of a special issue on serialization and my contribution discusses the political economy of...
19/11 08:00 - [Academia] Book review of Digital Play (Dutch)
For the University of Amsterdam Humanities’ faculty newsletter I was asked to reread an academic book that has been a “revelation” (openbaring) to me. I chose Stephen Kline et al.’s Digital Play: The...
17/11 08:00 - [Journalism] Dit wil je weten! Nederland in ideeën 2015
Welkom! Dit bericht is onderdeel van de online tentoonstelling Nederland in ideeën, waarin 93 wetenschappers, ondernemers en kunstenaars antwoord geven op één vraag van Paulien Cornelisse: ?Welk inzicht uit je vakgebied kan anderen...
17/11 08:00 - [Journalism] Two NRC articles on Destiny and TinyLoot
Below are the two most recent articles for NRC Handelsblad. The first is on the megamilliondollar game Destiny and draws on my PhD research on blockbuster economics. The second article is more contemporary...
14/11 08:00 - [Journalism] Longread on Dutch Python developer
Earlier this year at Dropbox’s HQ in San Francisco Niels ‘t Hooft and I interviewed Guido van Rossum. Apart from being an University of Amsterdam alumni and being a really nice and bright...
12/11 14:58 - [Appearances] Interviews in Volkskrant & De Telegraaf
The last month I did two brief newspaper interviews on games. The article for De Telegraaf is titled “‘Extremistische game is digitale cartoon'” (Extremist game is digital cartoon) is based on the observation...
23/09 10:26 - [Appearances, Journalism] TV appearance and articles on Destiny
One of my PhD?s key conclusions (which focuses on the economics of Triple-A console games) is the rise of what I call the ?über blockbuster?. I argue: ?These mega properties not only signal...
01/09 20:30 - [Upcoming presentations] Talk at TU Eindhoven – September 24, 2014
Games like Call of Duty and America?s Army demonstrate how the game industry and (American) military institutions are deeply intertwined on both a technological and economical level. At TU Eindhoven?s Studium Generale I...
30/08 15:43 - [Journalism] Longread on Dutch game veteran Arjan Brussee for Bright
Together with partner-in-gamejournalism-crime Niels ‘t Hooft I interviewed Arjan Brussee last March in San Francisco. It was a beautiful day during the Game Developers Conference and talking to Arjan has been a dream...
27/08 10:24 - [Appearances] NOSop3 (TV) interview on Twitch
The recent acquisition of Twitch.tv by Amazon made some headlines, if only for the fact that so many people (including me) thought Google was in the lead of taking over Twitch. Here is...
21/08 19:33 - [Journalism] NRC column on the state of the game industry
  The coming weeks hundreds, if not thousands of Dutch students will start their new studies focused on game design, programming, or related fields such as multimedia design. Many of them seem to...
24/07 22:32 - [Past presentations] Hosting a panel at MIT’s Platform Strategy Summit
At MIT’s annual platform strategy event I will host a panel titled “Winning! Platform Strategies in the Digital Games Industry” on platform strategies in the game industry. With me are panelists Joost Rietveld...
24/07 22:09 - [Journalism] NRC articles on Twitch, E3 and a game on slavery
Below are the three most recent NRC articles from May, June and July. I wrote while working at MIT’s Game Lab, which might have influenced the choice of subject matter (I did), as...
21/05 22:59 - [Appearances] Radio 1 live interview on Twitch, Google and esports
The fine folks from WNL asked me to offer some commentary on the recent rumors concerning Google’s interest in the increasingly popular streaming platform Twitch.tv. I happen to be in the epicenter of...
13/04 00:46 - [Academia] Fellow at MIT
As you might have noticed, things have been a bit quiet both here on gamespace.nl, as well as in terms of doing talks and media appearances. It might have to do with my...
13/04 00:22 - [Journalism] NRC articles on King, Amazon and data driven design
Below are the three most recent NRC articles from February, March and April discussing topical issues such as Amazon’s plans for developing and distributing games, King’s IPO, and the pro’s and con’s of...
06/02 18:17 - [Journalism] NRC article on streaming of games
  The announcement by Sony of Playstation Now, a to be rolled out game streaming service, lead to a flurry of speculation. And, two articles by yours truly on the ins and outs...
24/01 14:12 - [Journalism] 16-page dossier on games for the New Scientist
Last year fellow game-journalist Niels ‘t Hooft and I worked on a series of articles on games, the Dutch game industry, game development, and game studies for a dossier in the New Scientist....
02/01 11:42 - [Appearances, Journalism] Articles and appearances in november and december
Th last months of 2013 were somewhat busy, so here’s a belated roundup of my last articles for NRC Handelsblad and NRC.next. I did some media appearances as well and those are included...
19/11 16:47 - [Upcoming presentations] Talk at Kinetic Futures – November 28, 2013
Out of Home (outdoor advertising) expert Kinetic will hold their annual ?Interactivity event?. Speakers include Layar?s Raimo van der Klein, Harry Glotzbach and yours truly. I will talk about gamification, alternate reality games and...
19/11 14:59 - [Academia, Appearances] Profiled in Limburgs Dagblad
Sitting down and talking extensively about “your career” might be something that will always be a bit weird to me. I’m not that old (my birthday is coming up… so… yeah). Yet, Paul...
04/11 09:27 - [Academia] Book chapter on social politics
This spring I did a series of keynotes on social media and politics in Amsterdam for local politicians and education professionals. A result of those engagements is the new book “Sociale gemeenten, de...
31/10 16:45 - [Journalism] Op-ed on GTA5 for the New Scientist
The Dutch edition of the New Scientist asked me to write an op-ed for their November edition about the recent discussion surrounding Grand Theft Auto 5. The opinion piece became a synthesis of...
28/10 13:00 - [Academia] Book chapter on Dutch Game Industry
After publishing a chapter for the Maven Publishing on winning, I contributed to a new book series called ?Netherlands in ideas? (Nederland in ideeën), also known by its tagline ?Inspirerende, controversiële en vermakelijke...
25/10 16:48 - [News] Three Red Dot Awards for Speeljetoekomst.nu!
A year ago I posted here about the relaunch of SpeelJeToekomst.nu (PlayYourFuture.now). The website is a free educational tool by Aegon that teaches (Dutch) users about their financial future and pension in a...
24/10 13:06 - [Journalism] Nrc.next column on freemium games
Behold, my last column for Nrc.next. It will be my last for nrc.next, sadly. But, the good news is that my game column will return to NRC Handelsblad, but longer and more bad-ass....
23/10 17:01 - [Appearances] Radio & TV interview on Dutch game industry
The New York Times published a very good piece on the state of the game console segment, specifically focusing on Battlefield 4 and the Swedish studio DICE. I’ve been to DICE several times...
15/10 13:00 - [Journalism] Article for inGovernment on data driven campaigning
For inGovernment’s september issue I wrote an editorial about data-driven campaigning. InGovernment is an ICT & government focused Dutch outlet, you can get a free subscription here. My article discusses the use of...
13/10 12:59 - [Journalism] Nrc.next article on player trading
They don’t call themselves “player realtors”, but that is essentially what they do. Companies like Chartboost are in the business of moving mobile game players around. Via advertising technology in mobile games, e.g....
29/09 18:47 - [Journalism, News] Grand Theft Auto 5 related coverage
  As I Grand Theft Auto IV in my PhD, it’s an uber-blockbuster or better yet, an uber-Triple-A-game. As is GTA5. The hype, the launch, and of course the game itself is massive...
29/09 18:19 - [Appearances] RTL Late Night appearance on GTA5
  Rarely are games a subject of debate on Dutch TV. Until Grant Theft Auto V that is. The recently launched show RTL Late Night picks up the tradition of American TV late...
13/09 11:37 - [Journalism] Nrc.next article on the Dr. Panda game series
As part of my recently started 3 year postdoc project I am interviewing mobile game developers all over the world. A Dutch entrepreneur I wanted to interview for a long time is Thijs...
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American site Yahoo! News (Video Games)

Last update on 2015-09-04 at 14:05
 
04/09 07:58 - Gay couples in Kentucky will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail
Several deputy clerks say they will comply with a court order to issue marriage licenses.
04/09 07:04 - Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) ? The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.
04/09 07:02 - Eyes on office of Kentucky county clerk jailed in gay marriage dispute
A two-month legal fight over a Kentucky county clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples turns on Friday to whether her deputy clerks will defy her orders or those of a federal judge who ordered her jailed for contempt. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis closed her office on Thursday...
04/09 04:07 - Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college
One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said, but classes were to be held as normal on Friday. Sacramento City College has not released the names of the three male students. One of...
04/09 01:29 - U.S. men who thwarted France train attack to be honored in California parade
The three friends, Anthony Sadler, 22, Spencer Stone, a 23-year-old U.S. airman, and Alek Skarlatos, 22, a National Guardsman, charged the gunman on a train headed to Paris from Amsterdam on Aug. 21, helping to wrestle away a pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle. The efforts of the three Americans,...
03/09 22:04 - Biden says he's not sure if he will seek presidency
ATLANTA (AP) ? Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he was unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, telling a Jewish audience that his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy to run."
03/09 20:16 - Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner
Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee ? whoever it may be.
03/09 18:33 - U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge David Bunning found Rowan...
03/09 17:57 - Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) ? A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to end the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.
03/09 17:37 - Security video may provide lead in Illinois policeman's slaying
Authorities in northern Illinois turned to a home security video on Thursday for possible clues about three suspects in the fatal shooting of a veteran policeman as hundreds of officers searched across the region for a third day. The video, turned in Wednesday night by a Fox Lake homeowner from...
03/09 16:46 - Democratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, deflating opponents and boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate and sparing President Barack Obama from resorting to a veto.
03/09 13:45 - South Carolina to seek death penalty in Charleston church massacre
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina will seek the death penalty against the man charged in the June massacre of nine people at a Charleston church, court documents showed on Thursday. Dylann Roof, 21, faces charges of murdering nine members of the Emanuel AME Church during a Bible study...
03/09 12:51 - Judge rules for Tom Brady, overturns four-game deflate-gate suspension
Judge Richard M. Berman offered his ruling of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal in the deflate-gate controversy.
03/09 12:31 - Judge tosses Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' NFL suspension
By Joseph Ax and Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tom Brady triumphed over the National Football League on Thursday when a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, clearing the way for the New England Patriots star quarterback to play in next week's season opener. In a setback for...
03/09 11:57 - Hungary police prise migrants from train tracks; dead boy's image shocks Europe
By Marton Dunai and Ece Toksabay BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - Migrants forced from a train threw themselves onto railway lines and scuffled with helmeted riot police in Hungary on Thursday as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a...
03/09 11:41 - France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370
French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a month after tests on the flaperon began. "It is possible today to say with certainty that the flaperon discovered on Reunion island on July 29 came...
03/09 10:51 - Tragic image of drowned Syrian toddler highlights human cost of refugee crisis
Pictures of a 3-year-old Syrian boy?s body washed up on a Turkish beach is bringing attention to the plight of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn home.
03/09 09:09 - Former Clinton aide will not testify in House probe: lawmaker
A former U.S. State Department staff member who worked for Hillary Clinton will not testify before U.S. lawmakers probing the former top diplomat and the 2012 attacks on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, according to a congressional memo. Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic...
03/09 08:30 - One Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter landing in North Carolina -report
The helicopter landed during a training exercise on Wednesday night, AP said. The name of the Marine who was killed will not be released for 24 hours, said AP, which cited a statement from Captain Ryan Elizabeth Alvis. In March, four soldiers and seven Marines from a special operations unit from...
03/09 03:58 - Washington state patrolman won't face charges over shooting of two black men
A Washington state police officer will not face criminal charges after shooting two unarmed black men suspected of trying to steal beer from a supermarket, a prosecutor's office said on Wednesday. Officer Ryan Donald, a three-year veteran of the police department in the state capital Olympia,...
03/09 02:17 - Can this video game-like software help save the suburbs from heroin?
Heroin has been quietly wreaking havoc across the United States for more than a decade, capturing media attention, prompting federal government action and ? for the first time since the early ?90s ? turning drug abuse into a presidential campaign talking point.
03/09 01:52 - Australia under fire for lobbying on California kangaroo trade
By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government is under fire for lobbying the California legislature to stop a ban on the sale of kangaroo products in the U.S. state, a restriction the industry argues would cripple exports of the marsupials' meat and leather. The California senate...
03/09 01:01 - China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army
China's leader announced the cuts at the start of a huge parade marking Japan's WWII defeat.
02/09 23:16 - Obama's Arctic adventure ends with sinking village, fish spawn
By Roberta Rampton KOTZEBUE, Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama got a taste of the U.S. Arctic on Wednesday, dropping in to two remote fly-in native villages in a journey the White House hopes will show how climate change is affecting Americans. Crossing the Arctic Circle, Air Force One...
02/09 22:36 - GOP reportedly seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.
02/09 21:43 - ?Relentless? writer on bin Laden raid mistake, deadly ?Xbox?
To find out how the difference between a chain-link fence and a stone wall nearly spelled disaster for the Americans carrying out the raid to kill Osama bin Laden, pick up ?Relentless: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command.?
02/09 21:05 - Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage
Fans of Kim Davis have rallied around the Kentucky clerk while foes have lined up in protest since she touted her religious beliefs in defiance of a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses. From the overwhelmed florist in Morehead, Kentucky, delivering bouquets to her nearby office, to a...
02/09 20:47 - Baltimore judge orders individual trials for police in Gray case
A judge on Wednesday ordered individual trials for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, a case that fed the U.S. debate on police treatment of minorities. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams also rejected defense motions...
02/09 19:28 - Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death
A huge manhunt continued overnight for the suspects in the slaying of a veteran officer.
02/09 19:18 - Kentucky clerk seeks same-sex marriage license reprieve
By Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk in Kentucky sought an emergency injunction on Wednesday to temporarily block a federal court order requiring her to issue same-sex marriage licenses as she prepares to go to court on Thursday to face contempt charges. Kim Davis, the...
02/09 19:04 - U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension
At the current rate, the number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty this year would fall short of the 51 who died last year. On average, 64 officers have been killed annually in the United States since 1980, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation data.
02/09 17:44 - Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory on Wednesday by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran....
02/09 16:39 - Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress.
02/09 13:05 - NFL's first female coach on concussions, Tom Brady
Yahoo's Katie Couric speaks to Jen Welter about her life with the Arizona Cardinals and some of the hot button issues confronting the league today.
02/09 12:41 - Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward
By Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six police officers in the case of a black man who died in April from injuries in police custody. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams also rejected a motion from the defense...
02/09 10:53 - Texas police audio indicates deputy shooting victim was armed, suicidal
An audio recording released on Wednesday of a conversation between a dispatcher and Texas county deputies, whose fatal shooting of a man raised questions of whether they acted properly, indicate the man was armed and suicidal and had just harmed his wife and baby. Gilbert Flores, 41, was killed...
02/09 09:37 - Manhunt for suspects in Illinois police officer's death enters day two
The police hunt in northern Illinois for three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year veteran police officer entered a second day on Wednesday, as local schools were closed and a vigil for the slain officer was planned. More than 100 officers, including federal...
02/09 09:02 - Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) ? Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.
02/09 07:28 - Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.
02/09 05:56 - Obama visits Arctic community to discuss Native issues
By Roberta Rampton and Steve Quinn ANCHORAGE/JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit a community north of the Arctic Circle, a trek the White House hopes will bring into focus how climate change is affecting Americans....
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07/06 19:47 - Nintendo komt met de 'Wii U' - Opvolger Wii
Ook Nintendo komt met een nieuw systeem.
15/12 14:36 - Wij geven met Ubisoft DLC codes weg!
In samenwerking met Ubisoft geven wij op allerlei Twitter kanalen en op de GameParty website downloadcodes weg voor R.U.S.E. PC, H.A.W.X. 2 PC, H.A.W.X. 2 PS3, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood 360 en Assassin's Creed Brotherhood PS3. Wat je hiervoor moet doen?
29/10 16:20 - Win een groots DJ Hero 2 prijspakket! (360)
Toen Activision vorig jaar DJ Hero uitbracht, dachten veel mensen in eerste instantie dat het ging om een slap aftreksel van Guitar Hero. Maar, de nieuwe Hero-game bleek dat absoluut niet te zijn. DJ Hero wist een geheel eigen gameplay neer te zetten en het vervolg liet dan ook niet lang op zich...
30/08 15:54 - Gamescom Preview round-up
Wat is er allemaal al gepreviewed?
02/07 16:56 - Win PlayStation 2 games van Rockstar!
GameParty bestaat nog steeds tien jaar, en we geven dan ook wat games weg uit de afgelopen tien jaar.
15/06 17:53 - LIVE: Nintendo E3 Conference
Volg Nintendo's conferentie live mee via CoverIt.
03/06 12:55 - 25 jaar Rare - tijd voor een nieuw logo
Rare viert zijn jubileum met een nieuw logo.
20/05 14:23 - Win een jaar lang gratis PopCap games!
Met de sluiting van de Nintendo DSi prijsvraag openen we meteen onze volgende prijsvraag: win een jaar lang gratis PopCap games!
07/05 16:24 - Super Mario Bros. uitgespeeld met dansmat
Dans je weg door Mario Bros. heen!
05/05 16:59 - 10 jaar GPN: Win een Nintendo DSi met Pokémon!
De Pokémon serie leverde Nintendo miljarden op. De originele Game Boy werd een nieuw leven ingeblazen, het kaartspel was niet van het schoolplein weg te slaan en de TV-serie bracht bij alle kinderen het hoofd op hol. Vandaag gaan we eens kijken naar de basis van deze bijzondere serie, de...
08/04 16:26 - Prijsvraag: Aliens in the Attic (DS)
Aliens in the Attic is een recente animatiefilm van 20th Century Fox, gemaakt door de schrijver van Madagascar en Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit. Hier is ook een spel van gemaakt voor de Nintendo DS, dat beter is dan de meeste filmgames.
27/02 08:42 - Nintendo heerst in NL top verkopen
Zoals bijna elke week staat er een Nintendo game op plek 1 en 2.
15/02 12:02 - NL top 10 verkopen: Bioshock2 scoort
Bioshock 2 komt hoog binnen in de top 10 van afgelopen week.
06/02 12:02 - NL top 10 verkopen: Mario blijft op kop
Ook deze week staat Mario dik bovenaan.
30/01 09:41 - NL top 10: Mass Effect 2 komt hoog binnen
Mass Effect 2 komt binnen op de 3e plek qua verkopen.
23/01 13:52 - Best of 2009 Finale: Stem & Win de Best of 2008!
Dit nieuws-item is een soort prijsvraag. Wij hebben namelijk nog enkele exemplaren liggen van de Best of 2008, en om deze te kunnen verdelen vragen we je om het volgende te doen.
23/01 08:53 - NL verkopen: Mario blijft 1
De top 10 van afgelopen week is niet schokkend.
19/12 08:09 - NL top 10: Mario blijft nummer 1
Mario bljft ook deze week voor Call of Duty.
12/12 08:22 - NL top 10:Mario blijft scoren
Mario Bros heeft de Sinterklaas al gewonnen en het lijkt er op dat hij kerst ook gaat veroveren.
08/12 16:10 - Best of 2009 van start! Uncharted vs. Halo
In de eerste poll strijden Uncharted 2: Among Thieves en Halo Wars tegen elkaar. We weten het: twee games die niets met elkaar te maken hebben. Voor de Best of 2009 competitie strijden 32 van de beste games uit 2009 tegen elkaar, of ze nu wat met elkaar gemeen hebben of niet.
28/11 08:12 - NL top 10 Mario verslaat alles
Mario doet het gewoon weer.
13/11 02:56 - Grootse Sinterklaasprijsvraag geopend!
31/10 08:51 - NL top 10: Forza nieuwe nummer 1
En weer een nieuwe nummer 1.
26/10 08:16 - NL top 10: Nieuwe nummer 1
Een neiuwe nummer 1.
05/10 08:28 - NL top 10: Fifa scoort
Fifa pakt de eerste en de tweeede plek!
30/09 17:16 - NL top 10: Nieuwe nummer 1!
Halo3 ODST neemt het stokje eindelijk over van Wii Sports Resort.
22/09 12:59 - Nieuwe vacatures: nieuwsposters & sportredacteur
We openen bij deze enkele vacatures.
19/09 08:28 - NL top 10: veel nieuwelingen
Veel nieuwe games in de top 10 van afgelopen week.
12/09 10:54 - NL top 10 verkopen: Dissidia komt hoog binnen
Dissidia komt op de 5e plek binnen niet slecht voor een PSP game.
05/09 08:28 - NL top 10: Batman komt hoog binnen
Batman heeft de 2e en 3e plek net achter Wii Sport Resort.
22/08 08:45 - NL top 10 verkopen: Wii pakt 1,2 en 3
De eerste 3 plekken zijn voor de Wii.
15/08 18:14 - NL top 10 verkopen: Zonder Nintendo weinig omzet
Wat zouden de winkels in NL doen zonder Nintendo?
09/08 17:05 - NL top 10: Wii Sport Resort wederom nummer 1
Hoe lang gaat deze game op nummer 1 staan in Nederland?
01/08 20:40 - Wii Sport Resort blijft nummer 1 in NL
Voor de 2e week nummer 1
25/07 11:10 - NL top 10: Nieuwe nummer 1
Een nieuwe nummer 1 deze week.
22/07 13:02 - NL top 10: Wii Fit weer op kop
Wii Fit staat weer op nummer 1 in Nederland.
12/07 17:50 - Sims blijven op kop in Nederland
Net als vorig week staan de Sims weer bovenaan in de verkopen.
07/07 13:15 - NES game voor 17.500 dollar verkocht
En wij maar denken dat zestig euro duur is...
04/07 10:20 - NL top 10: SIMS blijven 1
Ook deze week staan de SIMS vast bovenaan in de Nederlandse verkopen
29/06 08:21 - NL top 10 verkopen:Sims blijven op kop
De Sims blijven op kop in de verkopen t/tm 27 juni 2009.
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