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How Windows 8 Could Change Casual Games

image-958 What do you think of when you read or hear the phrase 'casual games?' Long considered a dirty word amongst a vocal minority of 'hardcore gamers,' casual games are undergoing a transformation thanks to new distribution models that make gaming on PC easier than plug & play consoles. A newly ...

Netflix Adds Game Rentals to its Renamed DVD-by-Mail Service

Netflix is undergoing some major changes, including the separation of its DVD-by-mail and streaming services into two separate brands, as well as the addition of videogame rentals. In a new blog post and accompanying video, Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings apologized for the way recent changes were made to the ...

Shenmue Social Game Closes After Only a Year

image-956 The Shenmue spin-off social game launched in Japan in late 2010 has already been killed off. A message posted on the Shenmue Gai website recently thanked players for playing and noted the service was being closed. The game was known by a variety of names in English -- Shenmue Town, Shenmue ...

Penny Arcade Strip Inspires an Animated Movie

image-1092 Penny Arcade began as a comic but has expanded into many different areas -- there are the videogames, the charity, the merchandise, and the conventions. You can now add 'the film' to that list. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Paramount is producing an animated movie based on Penny Arcade's 'The New ...

New XIII Game Coming in November

image-1003 Eight years after it was first adapted into a videogame, another game is being developed based on comic book series XIII. This was revealed by a teaser released by French publisher Anuman Interactive. It mentions that players will be able to go back to the origins of the conspiracy in November ...

iZelda Brings Link to iPhone and iPad, Sorta

image-1020 There have been calls from investors for Nintendo to bring its many popular franchises to other platforms -- iPhone and iPad, in particular. Nintendo of course has no interest in this; president Satoru Iwata has admitted that such a move would increase revenue in the short-term but would be bad ...

The Madden Curse? Peyton Hillis Could Miss His Third Game in a Row

image-989 Peyton Hillis was a surprise choice for the cover of Madden NFL 12, yet that's who the fans voted for over the likes of Aaron Rodgers, the controversial Michael Vick, Chris Johnson, and Seattle's 12th man. Each year it seems like the so-called Madden Curse negatively affects that year's cover ...
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