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Duke Nukem Forever Developer Closes Its Doors

Duke Nukem Forever Developer Closes Its Doors Duke Nukem Forever has been the butt of so many jokes over the years that it’s hard to come up with something original. The game has been in development for 13 years and 3D realms has little more than a few screenshots and teasers to show for it. A solid release date has been impossible to pin down....
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The Contract You Don’t Want To Lose: World of Warcraft

The Contract You Don’t Want To Lose: World of Warcraft Word on the street is that when Blizzard cut a deal in China to have NetEase distribute StarCraft II when it comes out, they also gave the contract for hosting Blizzard’s WoW servers over there to NetEase. This news just came out and has already cost the company who currently has the contract about...
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Konami’s “Six Days In Fallujah” Title Garnering Support From Our Troops

Konami’s “Six Days In Fallujah” Title Garnering Support From Our Troops Konami is working on a new game title that has been quite controversial, especially here in the US. The title as you can see is Six Days in Fallujah. Fallujah, a.k.a. “The City of Mosques” is a city in Iraq, not far from Baghdad, along the Euphrates river, it is also the site of some of the...
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D&D Co-Founder Dave Arneson Passes Away

D&D Co-Founder Dave Arneson Passes Away Looking at gaming through the years, I really doubt that the industry would be what it is today without Dungeons & Dragons. Almost all of the RPGs out there can trace their roots back to the classic tabletop game, whether it be the turn-by-turn combat system, or pure inspiration. I’ll admit to...
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PAX East Opens Pre-Registration

PAX East Opens Pre-Registration We’re very familiar with the works of Penny Arcade around here. We’ve all wasted away many an hour laughing our asses off at crazy comics over the years, which is why we’ve also been eagerly awaiting PAX East. In case you missed the memo, next March 26th-28th, the Penny Arcade Expo will be...
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Steve Wiebe Attempts To Break World Donkey Kong Record At E3

Steve Wiebe Attempts To Break World Donkey Kong Record At E3 These days you don’t hear a lot about gamers breaking high scores and winning the hearts of millions in the process. Well, I’m not entirely sure that they ever “won the hearts of millions”, but the old-school gamers of the arcade days did earn a good deal of fame for their fantastical feats....
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3D Realms Releases New Duke Nukem Forever Artwork, Still No Release In Sight

3D Realms Releases New Duke Nukem Forever Artwork, Still No Release In Sight Today will certainly be a day long remembered in the gaming community. Today is the day that Duke Nukem Forever was finally announced. What’s that? They didn’t announce a release date? Oh well, at least they released an awesome video chock-full of in-game footage. No? Well then we’ll just...
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Child’s Play Breaks $1 Million In Donations

Child’s Play Breaks $1 Million In Donations It’s sort of funny how one rather small act can spawn something so great and unexpected. Take for instance an article written back in 2003 by Bill France. He wrote at length about how video games are merely death simulators, and gamers are trained killing machines. Something like this generally gets...
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