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News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Dead Island Takes Over PS Home, New XBLA Avatar Items, and Pre-Order Goodies

There’s plenty going on for Dead Island this week in anticipation for the game’s release on September 6th, which is now just more…

MMO, News, PC, Steam
EA’s Origin Not Required For The Old Republic

Origin, EA’s “new” download service (and I say new dubiously, as the software is simply a re-wrapped version of the original more…

Features, News, PC, Video
This Portal Live Action Short Film is Magnificent

Short films based off of videogames rarely excite me. They’re usually amateurish, poorly put-together slop jobs that often make more…

News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Behold This New Dark Souls Trailer and Screens from Gamescom

I think by now we’ve established the fact that Dark Souls is the spiritual successor to/copypasta of Demon’s Souls with more…

First Person Shooter, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Bodycount Demo Now Available On Xbox Live

Codemasters has released the demo for Bodycount on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Sony fanboys are going to have to wait for the more…

News, PS Vita
PS Vita Has Plenty of Third Party Support From Ubisoft

Sony’s had a pretty shitty 2011. Between earthquakes, hacks, and London riots, Sony’s 2012 can only be less of a dismal more…

Industry-News, Rumors
Is Square Enix Gunning For A Rebrand?

Square Enix recently applied to trademark everything under “Square”, a name that retains the same publishing rights as more…

News, PC
Might & Magic: Heroes VI GamesCom Trailer Teaser

Might & Magic: Heroes VI, setting itself apart from its predecessors through an inverted name, has a new teaser trailer. more…

News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
More Details Revealed About Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 Turtle Beach Headsets

A month ago, Turtle Beach announced a partnership with Activision in an effort to milk every dollar from Call of Duty gamers more…

Driving, Features, News, PlayStation 3
David Jaffe Explains Why Twisted Metal Was Delayed til 2012

Just yesterday we reported that the Twisted Metal reboot would not be hitting October 4th as planned. However, that’s no more…

News, PC, XBL Arcade
Minecraft Hits 3 Million, Bethesda Sics Lawyers On Notch

Minecraft just hit the 3 million copies mark yesterday, according to Notch’s Twitter. Not bad, considering that the game is more…

News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Catherine Sets Atlus Launch Sales Record

Atlus has announced that Catherine, which just hit US retailers last week, five months after the game’s launch in Japan, more…

Casual, Features, MMO, News, PC
Hands on With Gunshine: Facebook’s Grindy Quest for More Money… and Guns

I’ve never understood the popularity of social (Facebook) games. Maybe it’s because all of the ones I’ve ever played more…

indie, iOS, iPad, News
Halfbrick Studios Reveals Machine Gun Jetpack Game and Video Series

Halfbrick Studios, the developer that thought to mix katanas and fruit slicing in Fruit Ninja, is set to launch their next more…

Features, Mac, News, PC, Role Playing Game
Diablo III Cannot Be Played Offline

As an avid PC gamer, nothing makes my brows drop into the snarl of a rage face like ridiculous digital rights management on more…