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Editorials, Features, News
Why Art Should be Free and the Machinarium Pirate Amnesty Sale is Brilliant

On August 5th, Amanita Design made the pretty awesome decision to deeply discount their equally awesome adventure game, more…

Features, News
Teaser Cinematic of Boba Fett in Force Unleashed 2 Unleashed Upon the Intertubes

Last week at ComicCon, LucasArts revealed that Boba Fett would be taking his backpack with jets to the consoles again and more…

News
Epic Mickey to be Get Digital-Comic and Graphic Novel Incarnations

The steampunk infused Disney world (lol) of Epic Mickey will be given a bit of an extended universe. A digicomic by the more…

Features, News
Madden NFL 11 Demo [Insert Football Reference Here] Today on Xbox Live and PSN

Some things are as reliable as the changing of seasons. Well, I mean before global warming strangles the life out of our more…

News
Madden NFL 11 Soundtrack Revealed, is Gaming Pink Polo Shirts With Popped Collars

People like sports. EA’s Madden franchise involves sports. Sometimes sports happens in a stadium. Sometimes in a stadium they more…

News, PSP
New Ghost of Sparta Footage is Gaming ALL CAPS

If there is one thing we can be sure of, it’s that Kratos sure doesn’t mess around when it comes to ass-kicking. In this new more…

News
Ōkamiden Bribes You With Awesome Collector’s Edition

In that earlier diatribe I had against Codemasters CEO Rod Cousens and his awful idea to “save” the video game world, I more…

Editorials, Features
Editorial: Codemasters CEO Publicly Embraces the Worst Idea Ever

Excuse me if this article doesn’t flow quite correctly, but I’m actually so filled with rage over a recent CVG feature more…

Features, News
Ready at Dawn Studios Joins the Layoff Parade

Today is not a particularly good day to be a game developer. Following shortly after the surprising news that Rockstar San more…

Features, News, SEGA
Sega Scraps Console Patches for Aliens vs Predator

In rather sad news for those intrepid fans who are still playing Rebellion’s Aliens vs Predator, which I should remind you more…

Features, News, PC
Left 4 Dead 2′s Newest Mutation Dices, Slices, Makes French Fries and Three Different…

When Valve announced that they had decided to dump a vial of ooze over Left 4 Dead 2′s gametypes, I had a small bit of more…

Features, First Person Shooter, PC, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360
Ripten Review: Singularity (PC)

Singularity is also a game that wears its influences on its TMS (that’s ‘Time Manipulating Sleeve’). Half-Life and BioShock are more…

Features, News
Console Gaming is Dead! Pachter says Games Industry in a “State of Decline”

Okay, that doesn’t actually mean console gaming is dead. It’s just that, as a staunch supporter of the PC platform, I wanted more…

Features, PC, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360
Ripten Review: Transformers: War for Cybertron (Xbox 360)

I loaded Transformers: War for Cybertron up with the intent to do my review from the perspective of a jaded 20-something who more…

Features, Microsoft, News
Justin Bieber Proves that Core Gamers Won’t be Alienated by the Kinect

President of Entertainment and Devices Division Robbie Bach in January; Take your hardcore gamer, they’re going to love more…