The Games of 2013 (January-March)

With the holiday season here, that means that new game releases for this year are basically finished; all that remains is FarCry 3. While many of you might be hoping to get a lot of this year’s games under the tree in less than a month, it’s not too soon…

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Is XBOX Live Still Worth Paying For?

The folks over at Geek Revolt have a great editorial about XBOX Live, and you should all check it out. It says a lot of things that have been rattling about in my head recently. The article questions whether we should still be paying for XBOX Live when their biggest competitor, the PlayStation…

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Former EA Developer Confirms Production of Mirror’s Edge 2

Electronic Arts’ first-person, free-running game, Mirror’s Edge received many positive reviews when it was released in November 2008. Despite its success, however, there was doubt that a sequel would ever be created, but that looks to no longer be the case. Fans now have a reason to hope as general…

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GameStop Accussed of Unfair Trade Practices

We recently talked about the problems faced by small and independent video games retailers, such as ourselves. with regards to street-dated titles. Well, it looks like some publishers MIGHT finally be getting wise to the idea that mega-retailers like GameStop can be bad for business. According to a in-depth article…

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Square Enix Destroys the World

Well, of Final Fantasy XIV, that is. Square Enix just shut down the servers of Final Fantasy XIV, the ill-fated MMORPG that was a spiritual successor to the much more popular (and still running!) Final Fantasy XI. It was such a failure, actually, that in addition to the game’s Main…

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7 Navy SEALs Disciplined for Consulting on ‘Medal of Honor: Warfighter’

As budgets continue to swell for large-scale video game projects from the likes of big publishing houses such as EA and Activision, and as the technology continues to rapidly raise the bar for new gaming experiences, creative teams are using many more resources to try and make their games bigger,…

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