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Behind-the-scenes look at ID’s upcoming release, RAGE

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  News, Video Game News  /  No Comments

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RAGE features intense first-person shooter action, breakneck vehicle combat, an expansive world to explore and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary id Tech™ 5 technology. Set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, you emerge into a vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as bandit gangs, mutants, […]

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Supreme Court protects video games under first amendment forcing parents to parent

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  Articles  /  No Comments

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The Supreme Court this week ruled that video games are protected under the first amendment just like art, music, books and plays. While others will discuss the historical significance of adding a new medium to the protection of the constitution, I’m left wondering why taxpayers money and the court’s time was spent on this. This […]

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Yahtzee now available on Amazon Kindle

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  News, Video Game News  /  No Comments

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Roll the dice with YAHTZEE, a game in which players roll five dice to try and make 4-of-a-kinds, full houses, and straights. Keep the dice you want and re-roll the rest, but think carefully to score the best combination and the most points! YAHTZEE for Kindle has three modes to enjoy: • Play in Classic […]

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New or used? The age old question

By   /  June 29, 2011  /  Articles  /  No Comments

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This question has been asked for years and has spurred many debates. A few months ago this question came up in conversation with a friend. I said that I never buy used games. He came back with a short statement, why. “They don’t go bad and, if taken care of properly, last forever.” I didn’t […]

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Child of Eden: KINECT done right

By   /  June 28, 2011  /  Video Game Review  /  No Comments

With the developers of the KINECT promising total immersion, game developers haven’t completely delivered. Can Ubisoft’s recently released title give gamers that experience? Yes. Yes. Yes. It’s the 23rd century. Man is now home among the stars. All of humanity is connected through the “new” internet, Eden. They can access data on the evolution of […]

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Wage a psychedelic war in the not-so-distant future

By   /  June 28, 2011  /  Video Game Review  /  No Comments

The Earth is under attack. A group of ruthless aliens, the Chromanoids, are threatening our way of life. And yes, they are multi-colored. Battle your way through 25 levels and five games modes. So fire up your laser banks and knock their lights out. Chromanoids is a top-down arcade shooter with a retro style which […]

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Red Faction: Armageddon is a step backwards for the franchise

By   /  June 27, 2011  /  Video Game Review  /  No Comments

Red Faction Armageddon is a middle of the road third person shooter that combines decent graphics with a fun system for using a variety of weapons to destroy everything in sight. The title is set on futuristic Mars and the protagonist is Darius Mason. The story begins after a device known as the “terraformer” is […]

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EA reveals TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon mobile game trailer

By   /  June 27, 2011  /  News, Video Game News  /  1 Comment

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Save Earth from the Decepticons! EA celebrates the upcoming launch of TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon with a newly unveiled trailer that showcases all of the explosive action and fierce robotic combat of the official mobile game. Fans can get the only official TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon game when it launches on the App […]

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EA Launches Don’t Fall Off! for iPhone

By   /  June 25, 2011  /  News, Video Game News  /  No Comments

EA Mobile has just announced that Don’t Fall Off! for iPhone, is now available on the App Store. Rollie really loves to travel. Join him on his boat (his little paper boat, that is) to visit Greece, India, Japan and Australia! The only problem is Rollie can’t get wet! Get a grip in balancing physics […]

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There’s nothing else on the market like Rockstar’s ‘L.A. Noire’

By   /  June 20, 2011  /  Video Game Review  /  2 Comments

Gamers looking for something different from the market should rejoice at the release of Rockstar Games’ “L.A. Noire,” as the title delivers a unique and innovative experience with stellar graphics and a compelling plot. Set against the iconic imagery of 1940s Los Angeles, the title follows World War II veteran Cole Phelps as he ascends […]

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