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Anime, Comics, Film and TV, Trailers
The Watercooler – 23 October 2008

Hello, it’s time for The Watercooler again. This happens every day at the same time, so you shouldn’t really be surprised. more…

Misc, News
Finally, a Good Reason to Drink Starbucks

If you were anything like me, your favorite movie growing up was (is?) the original Star Wars Trilogy. In fact, even if you more…

Genre, Interviews, News, Platformer, PlayStation 3, Sony
Metacritic Founder Talks About LittleBigPlanet Low User Score, Fanboys, and the Site’s Future

After reading about the suspiciously low Metacritic user score of 6.3 for Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet, I decided to dig more…

News
10 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Star Wars: The Old Republic

In case you missed it, yesterday BioWare revealed the newest entry in its Knights of the Old Republic franchise, an MMO more…

Genre, Microsoft, Nintendo, Platformer, Previews, Sports, Wii, Xbox 360
Shaun White Snowboarding: Hands-on Preview

With all of the first-person shooters flooding the market this coming holiday season, Shaun White Snowboarding offers a more…

News
Gears of War 2′s Credits Have a Secret

SERIOUS SPOILER ALERT. If you’re super-sensitive about Gears of War 2 spoilers, do not click the jump. You’ll feel horrible more…

Music, Party, Wii
Good News For Those That Love Bad News: Wii Version of Rock Band Delayed ‘Til Q1 2009?

For those of you that hope to observe rocking out to Billy Idol’s White Wedding with a plastic remote as a hobby by the end more…

News, Xbox 360
Namco Bandai Re-Launching Ace Combat 6 Flighstick Bundle as Best Buy Exclusive

Namco Bandai are re-launching the Ace Combat 6 bundle for the Xbox 360, including the Hori Ace-Edge flightstick, a custom more…

Genre, News, PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Sony
Three New Final Fantasy XIII Famitsu Scans, Plus Snow’s Surname Revealed

Just last week, we reported that the Japanese magazine, Shonen Jump, had uncovered the identity of that blonde haired boy more…

News
Study: Gamers More Social Than Non-Gamers

The stereotype of the shut-in neckbearded gamer is going the way of the dodo. Aside from you know, people who raid in World more…

Film and TV, Mac, News, PC, Trailers
Mac & PC Fanboys Get Gruesome in an Evil Dead Meets West Side Story Street Fight (Video)

If you thought video game fanboys were serious about their console of choice, get ready to witness Mac and PC advocates lay more…

Party, Previews, Wii
Wii Preview: Family Party: 30 Great Games

It’s not a teddy bear, it’s a dog! Ok, yeah, the puppy is sporting an anthropomorphic tummy like a teddy bear would, and the more…

Action, Music, News, Sony, Xbox 360
Lips Tracklist Unveiled

Microsoft has revealed the full tracklist (sans DLC) for it’s upcoming singing game Lips. The game ships with two wireless more…

Horror, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Capcom Launches Resident Evil 5 Website: Flash Haters Beware, Zombie Lovers Rejoice

Capcom have recently launched a brand new website in promotion of their upcoming horror shooter Resident Evil 5. Those of you more…

Film and TV, Genre, Sports, Trailers
The Watercooler – 22 October 2008

The Watercooler is a daily Ripten feature that basically gives people something to talk about… but you knew that already, more…