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How to Find the Perfect Game

image-3116 At a loss for what to play next? You won't be once you've looked at this infographic created by Silver Oak Casino. It's random, we know; but whatever the motive behind the creation of it, we're glad they did it. The infographic, titled 'How To Pick the Perfect Video Game,' follows ...

Assassinating Batman in Arkham Origins

Whether in movies, television, comics or video games, when Batman needs a change of pace, creative teams tend to lean towards the iconic hero's formative years. That's precisely the case with Batman: Arkham Origins, just announced this morning for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. Since the game's ...

More Pokémon Rumble U Figures Revealed

image-3191 The second set of figures for Pokémon Rumble U have been revealed, including fan favourites Eevee and Mewtwo. The set, which Serebii.net reports is due to be released in Japan on May 25, is rounded out by Croagunk, Zoroark, Litwick and Genesect as well as another secret figure. The first set of figures was announced last month and includes Pikachu, ...

NES Game ‘Holy Grail’ Found for $8

image-3133 A gamer’s $8 Goodwill find has turned into a windfall of at least $12,000. An unidentified woman bought the super-rare collectible NES game Family Fun Fitness: Stadium Events at a Goodwill thrift store in North Carolina. She is now auctioning the rare game on GameGavel, a video game auction site. The ...

‘Small Number’ of Layoffs Hit Harmonix

image-3132 Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix has confirmed that layoffs hit the studio this week. 'We can confirm that a small number of Harmonix employees were let go today,' a Harmonix spokesperson told Polygon. 'This decision was made due to shifting staffing priorities for Harmonix's multiple future projects.' ...

The 7 Best Video Game Vendettas of All Time

image-3164 Every villain needs a 'hero' to save the world from their totally well-meaning lust for power, domination, and all the money. There's plenty of bad blood from the rivalries that arise from the clash between good and evil, but the following seven feuds stand out as the most enduring, the ...

Star Trek Vs. Star Wars

image-3098 Some people love Star Wars and Star Trek so much that they spend their lives attending conventions, hunting down rare collectibles, and even naming their children after the characters. Though the ages-old fan war will undoubtedly rage on as long as humans have breath in their lungs, we thought we'd ...

Official Grand Theft Auto Radio Playlists Hit iTunes and Spotify

image-3197 Rockstar has compiled a set of official playlists from many of the music stations featured in Grand Theft Auto games on iTunes and Spotify. The Rockstar Newswire explains that tunes from Grand Theft Auto IV, Episodes from Liberty City, San Andreas and Vice City all made the cut, as did a few ...

Pikmin 3 Delayed to August

image-3140 Though Pikmin 3 was originally promised in Wii U's launch window, which ended in March, it appears Nintendo's next Captain Olimar adventure needs more development time. Today the publisher revealed the next Pikmin game would arrive on August 4, 2013 in North America. Nintendo did confirm what eagle-eyed Nintendo fans, including ...

Whatever Happened to Video Game AI?

Gather round fellow gamers, young and old, and I'll tell you a tale of a golden age long past, when the creatures that roam our virtual landscapes stepped blinking into the sunlight for the first time, picked up a thigh bone and smashed stuff with it. 1998 was the year, ...
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