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Gore Verbinski's Matter canceled

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2013 3:30pm PST

Matter, Gore Verbinski's planned Kinect game, has been canceled by Microsoft.

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon rated

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2013 12:45pm PST

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is looking to be a downloadable follow-up to Far Cry 3, as evidenced by a new rating.

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"I loved the game, but i feel i am kinda done now storywise. And the multiplayer is shit. So i ..."

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BIT.TRIP Runner2 review: moving forward

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2013 12:00pm PST

If the first BIT.TRIP Runner was a confectionery treat, then Runner2 is simply the same treat with a different flavor. Both play similarly, but Runner2 takes everything about the first game that worked and added modern ideas without compromising what made it so much fun in t...

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Star Wars Pinball bouncing onto everything this month

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 05, 2013 4:15pm PST

"Star Wars Pinball." It's pinball. But with Star Wars. And it will be available on pretty much every video gaming device imaginable later this month.

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2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2013 12:01pm PST

The Walking Dead for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and iOS is Shacknews' 2012 Game of the Year

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"That's well earned, Bought that game and enjoyed every bit of it. Very good game, hat's off to ..."

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Best of 2012: #9 - Mark of the Ninja

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 12:01pm PST

Mark of the Ninja for PC and Xbox 360 is #9 in our Best of 2012.

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"Like the game, this article seems to be ignored, even though it deserves love. Steve, I'm ..."

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Battleblock Theater beta applications open

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2013 3:45pm PST

It's been yonks since The Behemoth has released a game. However, you'll soon be able to get your hands on their next XBLA game, Battleblock Theater. You just have to jump through a lot of hoops first.

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Trine 3 a 'no-brainer,' but will 'take a while'

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 14, 2013 1:45pm PST

Frozenbyte is definitely going to work on a new Trine game in the future. "As for the Trine franchise, it is clearly our most successful," a rep for the developer commented, "making a third installment a no-brainer."

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"Yeah, everybody needs to check out the Goblin Menace DLC. All the levels are gorgeous and the ..."

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Capcom Arcade Cabinet coming to PS3 and Xbox 360, includes Black Tiger

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 11, 2013 10:00am PST

Capcom is throwing its hat back into the retro compilation ring. To celebrate the company's 30th anniversary, the publisher will release the Capcom Arcade Cabinet, a collection of "numerous classic Capcom games as digital downloads."

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"If you're referring to Black Dragon/Black Tiger, here's the timeline: Ghosts'N Goblins-1985 ..."

- Draingored see all 3 comments

Retro City Rampage hits Xbox 360 and Wii in January

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 28, 2012 2:15pm PST

After a brief stint of exclusivity on PS3, Vita, and PC, Vblank Entertainment's retro throwback is finally coming to Xbox 360 and Wii.

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"Is it really coming out on wii?! I kept thinking the Wii version would actually turn into a Wii ..."

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The Walking Dead originally starred Clementine's brother

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 27, 2012 2:25pm PST

In a new feature detailing Clementine's inception, Telltale reveals that the game was always designed to center around her. And that you were originally going to play as her brother.

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"Exactly how I feel, and I was totally burnt out after completing Episode 5. Playing it a ..."

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Capcom survey gauges interest in new Mega Man games, HD remixes

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 20, 2012 11:25am PST

How would you like a port of Resident Evil Remake for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade? Maybe you'd like a brand new Street Fighter Alpha HD? Maybe you'd want a new 2D Mega Man game running in HD? Capcom is tossing around a number of digital game ideas, and they're a...

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"I much prefer them bringing back Megaman X series. Ideally getting back to the way things were ..."

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God Mode announced for PC, PSN, XBLA

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 10:55am PST

Saber Interactive subsidiary Old School Games has announced God Mode, a 4-player co-op shooter that takes place in a desolate hellscape. It's due out in 2013.

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"First health care, then hes going to take my guns, and now hes making me pay for god mode? ..."

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Happy Wars has over 1.2 million players

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 18, 2012 10:15am PST

Microsoft's first foray into free-to-play on Xbox Live has become something of a success. Today, the developer has revealed that Happy Wars has reached over 1.2 million players worldwide.

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"I wish there was some kind of criteria for what companies used to define as a player. It'd be ..."

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Minecraft: The Story of Mojang documentary free on Xbox Live

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2012 3:20pm PST

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that looks at Persson's rise to fame, and offers a detailed look at his new studio.

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