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Mass Effect 3 Endings Changed

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Mass Effect 3 Endings Changed

There really is power in numbers and BioWare’s decision to release new ending variations for Mass Effect 3 in response to a fan backlash is proof of it. Shortly after the game’s March release, the production company got slapped with a false advertising complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission when one disgruntled fan claimed the game’s ending did not live up to...

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Hope for Underdog Game Makers–Temple Run

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Hope for Underdog Game Makers–Temple Run

In the mobile game “Temple Run,” players make Indiana Jones-like characters run for as long as they can in a junglelike maze while scooping up golden coins as they’re being chased by a band of evil, screaming apes. Miss a turn or run into a tree and, poof, you’re dead. “Hard to run without a head,” says the game. Imangi Studio is one of the hottest mobile-game...

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32 Candles for Pac-Man

Posted by on May 30, 2012 | 0 comments

32 Candles for Pac-Man

Pac-man—the iconic game and character that elevated video games from seedy arcades to national past time—is 32 years old. The Namco-developed creation, like many games of its era, features incredibly simple gameplay; you navigate Pac-Man through a maze with the goal of clearing the board of dots while simultaneously avoiding ghosts. It’s the type of wackiness that the Japanese game...

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Trouble with Diablo III? “Not Me” Says Him

Posted by on May 23, 2012 | 0 comments

Trouble with Diablo III? “Not Me” Says Him

Many gamers have complained about Diablo III’s always-online design, and there have been tons of reports of gamers not able to log into Battle.net to play the game. Blizzard has even apologized for the issues. But with one exception, I haven’t had that problem. I’ve (Will Greenwald) been playing Diablo III for the last few days, and so far my only problem in connecting to the...

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See Assassin’s Creed III Gameplay Trailer Here

Posted by on May 20, 2012 | 0 comments

See Assassin’s Creed III Gameplay Trailer Here

The first trailer featuring actual gameplay for “Assassin’s Creed III” is here! It’s titled “Outsider” and it gives us some hint of the lead character’s motivations. There’s also lots of gory attacks on the redcoats and some slick-looking acrobatics. October cannot come soon enough. SEE IT HERE...

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‘Diablo III,’ ‘Max Payne 3′ Out NOW

Posted by on May 19, 2012 | 0 comments

‘Diablo III,’ ‘Max Payne 3′ Out NOW

Fans across the country lined up at video game retailers late Thursday night to purchase copies of “Diablo III” for the PC and “Max Payne 3” for consoles in what has been a whirlwind 24 hours for gaming. With a combined 21-year absence since the “II/2” versions of “Diablo” and “Max Payne,” fans were eager to get a jump on the highly anticipated sequels. “Diablo III” players arrived home after...

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