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Misc, Steam
Savvy Shopper Buys Skyrim on Steam for $20

Redditor screamingheebijeebis is a lucky, lucky man. Rather than blowing the 50% off coupon for any Bethesda game he more…

Film and TV, Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 Kinect Reps Itself with Two Super Bowl XLVI Ads

Ahh, the Super Bowl. A great excuse for Americans to watch hulking men don pads and pound each other in the name of the Vince more…

Art, Features, Misc
Geeked Out: Olly Moss Re-imagines Super Mario

Whether or not you know Olly Moss by name, you’re probably familiar with his work. He’s the guy behind the Victorian more…

News, PSN, Side Scroller, Xbox Live
The Simpsons Arcade Game Coming to XBL and PSN

Bring yourself back to the days when you frequented arcades. Perhaps you never did, or perhaps your only experience with the more…

Art, Features, News
Geeked Out: The Kid Munny

When Denise Kuan isn’t doing badass cosplay, she’s out trying her hand at the other arts. And by “trying out”, I mean she’s more…

Android, iOS, iPad, Mobile, News, Steam
Steam Mobile App Now Open to Everyone

    Steam users looking forward to finally accessing the service on mobile devices, begin frolicking in more…

indie, Reviews, Strategy, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: Quarrel (XBLA)

Playing Risk is, more often than not, a frustrating experience. You always seem to have the advantage in numbers. If your more…

Features
Geeked Out: Bioshock Beer

Need a cold one after a long day of giving your very best to Rapture and Andrew Ryan?  Pop open a bottle of Brow Sweat Brew more…

News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Kingdoms of Amalur Requires an Online Pass for Seven In-Game Quests

Online passes are the bane of a used gamer buyer’s existence. Publishers cram online passes in a game, hiding content until more…

Industry-News, News
Gears 4? Epic Hiring Technical Artist to Prototype for Next-Gen Hardware

According to an Epic Games job posting on LinkedIn, the studio best known for their Unreal Engine and a little thing called more…

Platformer, PSN, Reviews, Side Scroller, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: Scarygirl (XBLA)

Since I’m unfamiliar with the origins of Nathan Jurevicius’s Scarygirl, my initial expectations of the game are decided more…

indie, News
Geeked Out: You Know You Want This Edible and Playable Angry Birds Cake

Electricpig’s Mike Cooper decided that he wanted his son, Ben, to have the most memorable birthday present and cake that a more…

indie, News, PlayStation 3, PSN
Trine 2 PS3 European Release Delayed Yet Again

European players looking forward to getting Trine 2 via PSN, ATLUS and Frozenbyte sends their apologies. Trine 2 for the PS3 will more…

Features
Geeked Out: Bored in Math Class? Play Skyrim on Your TI-84

One of the only classroom acceptable ways of breaking the humdrum of high school math classes was gaming on the more…

Industry-News, News, Xbox 360
Xbox Dashboard Update Takes Color Out of Your Life; Microsoft Working on Fix

The recent Xbox dashboard update has reportedly washed out color from videos for some users. No, Microsoft isn’t throwing more…