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Procedural Generation Competition 2nd Place Winner: Dyson

This happy asteroid is on my team now This game is seriously tripped out when you zoom way in and watch the plants grow. “Is more…

DS, Genre, News, Nintendo, Strategy
EA Brings Educational Games to DS

Looks like Electronic Arts is thinking of the children. Today they announced that they’re releasing Brain Quest for the DS, more…

PC, Reviews, Strategy
PC Review: The Political Machine 2008

It’s been 17 months since Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton started to duke it out for the Democratic nomination, less than a more…

Genre, News, PC, Strategy
Civilization IV: Colonization Scheduled for Fall

It’s a given that if a game comes out with the word Civilization in the title and the name Sid Meier attached to it, more…

Genre, Microsoft, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Sony, Strategy, Xbox 360
Red Alert 3 – Exclusive Hell March Trailer

So, I sat at my computer, staring at an inbox of mostly EA press releases. Wanting something exciting to report to ripten more…

Film and TV, Game Boy, News, Nintendo, Retro, Strategy
Tetris: The Movie?

Forget Tomb Raider and Hitman. We need a game that has as wide of a fan base as the sci-fi summer blockbuster it will be more…

DS, News, Strategy
Final Fantasy Tactics A2 Gets Release Date

Turn-based strategy gamers are giddy everywhere, as Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift is officially dated for  more…

News, PC, Strategy
PC Gamer Reveals Dawn of War 2?

Towards the end of PC Gamer’s April issue, they teased us with a big lure– potentially being one of the lucky 2,000 to be more…

Action, Adventure, Driving, DS, First Person, First Person Shooter, Genre, Microsoft, MMO, Music, News, Nintendo, Party, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Political, PSP, Role Playing Game, Simulation, Sony, Sports, Strategy, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Wii, Xbox 360
Gaming Trends Part 4: Reviewing Reviews

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been noticing quite a few themes that have been making their way through the industry. more…

Genre, MMO, News, PC, Strategy
Indie MMO, SAGA, Goes Live Today

These chicks are basking in the hotness that is SAGA’s release We previously reported on the open beta for SAGA, but now it’s more…

Genre, MMO, News, PC, Strategy
New Indie MMO Game, SAGA, Now Playable

Indie developer Silverlode Interactive accosted me outside the press room at GDC to show me their new MMORTS (Massively more…

Genre, MMO, Mobile, News, PC, Previews, Strategy
Get Your Freak On in Abandon Interactive’s New MMO — Freaky Creatures

The world’s first Massively Multiplayer Online Collectible Trading Card Action Figure Comic Book Game (or MMO-NERD) is set to more…

Action, Genre, Microsoft, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Sony, Strategy, Wii, Xbox 360
Rumor: LucasArts Working on New Gladius Game

I was browsing the interwebs and stumbled across some interesting concept art. Turns out, it was for a little game called more…

Genre, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation 3, Sony, Sports, Strategy, Wii, Xbox 360
EA Sports Announces NFL Head Coach 09 – We Called It First

Long time readers of the site will remember that we reported this news months ago when an EA representative slipped and more…

Action, Adventure, Driving, DS, First Person, First Person Shooter, Genre, Microsoft, MMO, Music, News, Nintendo, Party, PC, PlayStation 3, Political, PSP, Role Playing Game, Simulation, Sony, Sports, Strategy, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Wii, Xbox 360
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ 11th Annual Acheivement Awards

Awards are given out each year for video games by most news outlets across the world, some we look forward to, and others we more…