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Strange Bedfellows, or: how I learned to stop worrying and accept Gearbox owning Homeworld

by 1 year ago

    In the wake of last week's announcement that Gearbox would be taking control of the venerable Homeworld franchise, the prevailing attitude I've encountered has been confusion. And now that the …

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    Why EarthBound’s reemergence is important, not only for fans, but for Nintendo

    by 1 year ago

      On Wednesday, Nintendo threw a massive amount of information at us through one of their Nintendo Direct videos. In it, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata detailed a long list of upcoming …

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      Electronic Arts is trashing The Sims Social, Simcity Social, Pet Society – and their relationship with gamers

      by 1 year ago

      Hot on the heels of winning the infamous Worst Company of 2013 title from the Consumerist, Electronic Arts has decided to break into an early lead for the 2014 race. …

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      “They never give you enough slaw” – LucasArts era draws to a close, saddening millions

      by 1 year ago

      Last week I was saddened by the news that Disney had decided to shut down LucasArts, a company that has meant a great deal to me personally, as well as …

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      Kickin’ It Special Edition – The Susan Wilson Saga

      by 1 year ago

        Hello, and welcome to another Kickin’ It! Normally, Kickin’ It would draw your attention to a handful of Kickstarter projects worth your attention, but this week is a little different. Instead of …

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        The trouble with public perception and gaming

        by 1 year ago

          This week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Mike Capps, the illustrious former president of Epic Games, held a panel to discuss the fact that a lot of …

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          Kickin’ It – Kickstarter Update for March 25, 2013

          by 1 year ago

            If April showers bring May flowers, then what does March snow bring? Well, here's another edition of Kickin' It for starters. Kickin’ It showcases games or gaming-related projects on Kickstarter that …

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            Controversy: is a Kickstarter for a 9 year old female game developer legit?

            by 1 year ago

              A few days ago, what sounded like a very encouraging Kickstarter showed up. You see, 9 year old aspiring game developer Mackenzie Wilson would like to be a game developer …

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              How many contenders will be in the next generation’s war?

              by 1 year ago

                In the portable and home console gaming world, we have witnessed many alternative ways to play pop up, as of late. No longer do gamers have to spend many dollars …

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                Kickin’ It – Kickstarter Update for March 18, 2013

                by 1 year ago

                  Welcome back to Kickin’ It, you know the drill by now. For those of us who don’t have the cash for an elaborate spring vacation (or whose idea of an …

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                  SimCity DRM controversy spawns Whitehouse Petition on DRM

                  by 1 year ago

                  SimCity is a solid game.  Now that I have your attention, put down the torches and pitchforks and hear me out.  I'm working on my review, and there is a …

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                  So Amazon has de-listed SimCity…

                  by 1 year ago

                  It's been an interesting launch for EA and Maxis these last few days. After opening to several glowing reviews, judging the game on it's optimal play experience, the truth itself …

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