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PopCap launches new small games label, 4th and Battery

PopCap have announced the formation of a new small games label, 4th & Battery. Named after the cross streets of the game maker’s Seattle headquarters, the studio within a studio will act, according to Executive Vice President Ed Allard,  as … Continue reading

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Latest Pocket God update chock full of Charlie Sheen-isms

Pocket God gets a transfusion of tiger’s blood in today’s “Two And A Half Pygmies” update, with the addition of a character named Charlie who in turn transform into a tiger and a Vatican assassin warlock. “A mysterious stranger arrives … Continue reading

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Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP soundtrack available in vinyl and digital

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, the iPad point and click sensation, wouldn’t be the success it is without the haunting, hypnotic score of Jim Gunthrie, now available as Jim Gunthrie’s Sword & Sworcery LP: The Ballad of the Space Babies. … Continue reading

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Hacker group Anonymous sets sights on Sony

Sony’s handling of the case against PS3 hacker George “GeoHot” Hotz has attracted the attention of “hactivist” group Anonymous, who have previously targeted Gawker, Amazon, Mastercard and the whole of Scientology. “Congratulations, Sony. You have now received the undivided attention … Continue reading

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F.E.A.R. 3 story trailer, making you feel so much better about Thankgiving with your family

The familial dysfunction in this story trailer for F.E.A.R. 3 makes Oedipus look like the poster-boy for healthy mother-son relationships. In F.E.A.R. 3, pregnant paranormal powerhouse Alma and her two sons, Point Man and the seemingly resurrected Paxton Fettel, look … Continue reading

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L.A. Noire goes to the Tribeca Film Fest

Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire is the first video game to be named an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival. The world-renowned film fest, co-founded in 2002 by Robert DeNiro, will feature a live interactive screening of a case from … Continue reading

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Dead Island’s special zombies, playable characters detailed

While the first batch of screens for Dead Island, Techland’s zombies in paradise project, showed the game would be nothing like “the campy world of Dead Rising,” the second batch showed it would be a lot like Left 4 Dead. … Continue reading

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