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Minecraft clone FortressCraft declared fastest-selling XBLIG title

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 18, 2011 7:00am PDT

According to indie dev ProjectorGames, its Minecraft clone for Xbox 360 has become the new fastest-selling Xbox Live Indie Games title.


"his perception of the shackhype (and subsequent diminishment thereof) is a lot more spot on than ..."

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GameStop launches store on Facebook

By Xav de Matos, Apr 07, 2011 11:30am PDT

GameStop and Adgregate Markets have teamed up to launch a new embedded storefront on Facebook. Now you can shop without leaving the comfort of your opened tabs...


"You can link PSN and Xbox Live to facebook so that facebook updates your status when you sign ..."

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Angry Birds Rio slingshots to 10M downloads

By Xav de Matos, Apr 04, 2011 11:15am PDT

On its official Twitter page, developer Rovio posted the mysterious phrase, "10 in 10 ... Angry Birds Rio breaking all records...


"Hey, thanks. Haters gonna hate. I've been doing this job too long to pay any attention to ..."

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GameStop buys Impulse, Spawn Labs

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 31, 2011 5:10pm PDT

GameStop has made more big steps into the digital realm, buying Stardock's digital distribution platform and a cloud gaming company.


"No, he said that he would put it "under consideration" if he received a serious offer, not that ..."

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January NPD: Black Ops, Dead Space 2 and Dancing Titles Win Big; Xbox 360 Sells 381K Units

By Xav de Matos, Feb 18, 2011 6:45am PST

Late last night, market research firm NPD Group released its numberless, retail-only data for the video game industry's business throughout the...


"And platform specific lists. Not much of a comparable list when older games still rank high ..."

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Activision Cancels True Crime: Hong Kong and Planned 2011 Guitar Hero Title

By Xav de Matos, Feb 09, 2011 2:30pm PST

Activision has just announced it has halted development on the open-world, action title True Crime: Hong Kong and a new game in the Guitar Hero...


"Nooooooooooooo! That's literally what I said when I heard this. Usually canceled games aren't ..."

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Majority Stake in League of Legends Dev Riot Sold

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2011 10:00am PST

A majority stake in Riot Games has been acquired by Chinese Internet services company Tencent, the League of Legends developer has announced....


"Actually, I went out of my way to play through a game of LoL, just to see what it was that ..."

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Kinect Helps Boost Second-Quarter for Microsoft

By Xav de Matos, Feb 03, 2011 5:30pm PST

"Cameras! Cameras for everybody!" Is what we imagine Microsoft was screaming when its second-quarter FY 2011 data was compiled and released last...


"Zune (and especially the Zune Software) was actually awesome, they just didn't sell well."

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Sony's PlayStation Group Posts Operating Income Jump of 135% During Third-Quarter

By Xav de Matos, Feb 03, 2011 4:30pm PST

Now would be a good time to stand behind a Sony executive within the Networked Products and Services group with a net out, as operating income is...


"Amazing what happens when your console is actualy profitable. "

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Delayed; Would Be 'Substantially Profitable' With 500,000 Subscribers

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 02, 2011 7:20am PST

BioWare's Force-powered MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic has been delayed, publisher EA revealed yesterday while announcing its earnings for the...


"Shh... don't let something like "words" and "reading comprehension" get in the way of his ..."

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Nintendo's Net Income Down 74%; Wii and DS See Sharp Decline

By Xav de Matos, Jan 27, 2011 10:00am PST

It's almost customary that when one company announces something shiny and new, its competition does something to extract all of the positive...


"Uh, you don't care about sales but say the bottom line is that no new customers will buy a Wii? ..."

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NPD: Industry Saw Decline in 2010; Black Ops Topped All Games with 'More Than 12 Million' Units Sold

By Xav de Matos, Jan 14, 2011 2:00pm PST

Although some companies achieved sales milestones in 2010, including Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops and Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, sales...


December NPD: Black Ops On Top, Xbox 360 Hardware Achieves 'Best Month Ever'

By Xav de Matos, Jan 14, 2011 8:00am PST

Market research firm NPD Group's numberless retail-only data for the month of December has been released, showing that Activision's Call of Duty:...


"As a matter of fact, yes. Sims was pretty bad, but it sure as hell had fun and innovative ..."

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THQ Revamps Logo, Itagaki at Relic Sharing Technology and THQ Snags More Ex-Ubisoft Talent

By Xav de Matos, Jan 13, 2011 11:00am PST

During his intro presentation at an ongoing media event in New York, THQ's VP of Core Games, Danny Bilson, revealed a handful of tidbits revolving...


"The old logo was pretty cool, this one looks very 'Fisher Price/Asian online game company' to ..."

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Sells 4.7 Million Copies in First Month, Breaking Another Record

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2011 11:00am PST

After World of Warcraft: Cataclysm was declared "the fastest-selling PC game of all time" by publisher Blizzard Entertainment in December 2010, it...


"i don't mind holding ur hand for the ppl who actually need it, but throughout the whole 2 hour ..."

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