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Prepare for Major PSN Outage On March 1st

Stock up while you can. Buy your indie titles, get your online play in, and maybe buy a box of canned food or two. For safety’s sake. The PlayStation Network is going to be down all day on March 1st.  This maintenance will take place between 8 am and 10 …

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Mysterious Baldur's Gate Website Intrigues Fans

A few days ago there was nothing. Then, http://www.baldursgate.com/ sprung to life. The icon of the Lord of Murder and the soaring music that greeted players when they journeyed from Candle Keep to Akthatla and beyond graces the webpage. Clearly related to the all-time great PC game and not a Forgotten …

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Pokemon Black/White 2 Announced

In a break from tradition, a new Pokemon game in the main series will be a numbered sequel to a previous entry.  Japanese media have shared Nintendo’s announcement of the latest titles in the series, Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2.  There is little information available about the new games, but …

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Twisted Metal Tops Weekly Sales Chart

Despite somewhat middling reviews, Dave Jaffe’s latest entry into the Twisted Metal series sold a remarkable 227,000 copies on the Playstation 3 in just one week.  However, the real winner of the week is probably UFC Undisputed 3 which sold more than 300,000 copies across the PS3 and Xbox 360. Here’s a …

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Oklahoma Tax On "Violent" Video Games Shot Down

Oklahoma’s Will Fourkiller (D) attempted to raise some tax dollars and express his personal disapproval of the state of modern gaming by introducing a bill that would add extra taxes to the sale of video games. A 1% tax on all “violent” video games would be levied by the state.  Violent …

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The Amazing Spider-Man – Meet Rhino!

At first glance, Rhino seems like nothing more than an angry, mindless cross of rhinoceros and human DNA, bent on mowing over anything or anyone stupid enough to stand in his way. His mere appearance is known to scare many into believing that Rhino and all cross-species are abominations that …

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Free To Play Killzone 3 Multiplayer Coming To PSN

Sony’s exclusive Killzone franchise is often praised for the quality of its multiplayer.  To draw in some new players, Sony will be releasing a free to play version of the multiplayer game on the PSN.  The download will be available on February 28th. The game will ship with most of …

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Amnesia Sequel Coming in 2012

Sleeper horror hit Amnesia has proved popular enough to earn itself a sequel. Developed by Frictional Games, Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs isn’t a direct sequel and will feature a brand new cast of characters to be horribly killed and emotionally tortured.  Set in Mexico, it will follow a wealthy industrialist …

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