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Portal 2 is live

What the hell are you doing reading this?

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Is Portal 2 releasing early? UPDATE: Not quite

We’ll know in ten minutes. Valve-owned website, Aperturescience.com, has been running a countdown for the last fifteen or so hours.  It concludes in ten minutes, the theoretical end of a weird, always changing and twisting ARG campaign that started with the Steam sold “Potato Sack” pack of indie games.  Over the last week, the games [...]

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Portal 2 Digital Comic

IGN has premiered Valve’s latest Portal 2 effort: a Valve created Portal comic! The comic details the various experiences of Portal‘s enigmatic Rat Man (the wonderful creator of “The Cake is a Lie”).  There are only 14 pages available at the moment, but it is a fun read.  Check out a sample after the jump!

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Pilotwings Resort (3DS) review

Pilotwings Resort (3DS) review
3.5

Here it is: Padinga’s first 3DS title reviewed.  Fancy, huh?  To celebrate, this whole review is going to be rendered and posted at a later date in true stereoscopic!  That’s right, Padinga’s going 3D. So how does Pilotwings Resort, the latest entry in the rather small Pilotwings franchise, stack up against the other games available [...]

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3DS Launch Center

Nintendo’s latest handheld, the stereoscopic 3DS, has been released into the wild.  So, what are you going to do with yours once it is in your hands?  You could sit at home, scared and confused by the box alone, or you could utilize Padinga’s 3DS Launch Center!  Hit the jump for your own personal launch [...]

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Get an iPad for $300 off!

…and all you have to do is click this questionable link!  Just kidding, but there seriously is a way to get an iPad on the cheap right now.  With the launch of the shiny and fast iPad 2, Apple has been clearing out their inventory of the first iPad.  They’ve taken $100 off the original [...]

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Bulletstorm Review

Bulletstorm Review
4

In the last few years, the first-person shooter market has been overwhelmed by not only the quantity of titles, but the similar trends the genre has been following.  World War II games gave way to “modern warfare”, which is starting to give way to Vietnam DLC (though in the case of Magicka, one can only [...]

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Portal 2 TV Spot

Valve continues to ramp up to the April release of Portal 2. Portal 2 will be available on XBox 360, Windows PC, Mac OS X, and PS3.

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Killzone 3 Review

Killzone 3 Review
3

Killzone is a series that has always confused me. It always wanted to be a Halo-killer, but it chose to have mechanics that resembled Call of Duty on paper and a garbage barge in execution.  That is, the idea of these massive combat action sequences, but your character moves with a real-world weight, an actual [...]

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Batman: Arkham City trailer!

Warner Bros. just released the first trailer featuring gameplay for Batman:  Arkham City. The sequel to the surprise 2009 hit Batman: Arkham Asylum, Arkham City sees players fighting crime in a much larger, city-like environment.  If the first game is any hint, the new title will be an excellent action/adventure game. Batman: Arkham City will [...]

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Uncharted 3′s villain revealed!

Naughty Dog just released a trailer for the newest entry in the Uncharted franchise.  Introducing Katherine Marlowe, who promises to be an interesting choice simply because of her gender and age.  I think most would agree that, while both are stellar entries, the villains of the first two Uncharted games were one of the weaker [...]

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LittleBiginFamous

Sony announced yesterday that another title would be joining its “Play. Create. Share.” initiative. However, people expecting another LittleBigPlanet, ModNation Racers, or similar creative and cute title are going to be in for a shock. inFamous 2. That’s right, the sequel to Sucker Punch’s 2009 hit. Check out the trailer and leave your thoughts!

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We Dare trailer – because Wii users aren’t having enough group sex

Ubisoft just released the trailer for their new Wii game (and apparently PS3). Honestly, I’m just going to let the trailer speak for itself on this one… Seriously, what the hell Ubisoft? EDIT: I haven’t gone through all the “choose your own adventure” esque options at the end, so you’ve been warned. It is an [...]

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Infamous 2 Karma trailers

Yes, trailers, with a ‘s’.  Sony has release two trailers referring to Infamous 2′s implementation of the now standard Good/Bad, Light Side/Dark Side, Paragon/Renegade, Open Palm/Closed Fist, Apple/Orange system.  Again called Karma, the two trailers show incredibly different ways to assault a compound of the New Orleans New Marais.  Hit the jump to check out [...]

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Sony’s New Gameplan

The last week has been a big one for Sony.  With the announcement of the NGP (Next Generation Portable, for those out of the loop), we’re finally getting a peak at Sony’s future plans.  Even more importantly, from a consumer standpoint, they’ve taken some of the thunder out of the 3DS launch.  Console fanboys may [...]

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Sony Playstation Conference: Live-blog thoughts! (Now with pictures)

Sony’s having a Playstation-centric conference, which I’ll be commenting on.  Hit the jump for my thoughts (along with some sexy shots) as new information becomes available!

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DEAL: Steam Summer Sale! (EXPIRED)

I’m just going to keep this sucker at the top of the feed until the sale ends.  Be sure to check below for new content!No one likes advertisements.  Gamers, however, DO like saving money.  Right now, Steam is having an incredible sale through July 4th.  Some deals are daily though, but I recommend you go [...]

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TRAILER: PORTAL 2 (E3 2010)

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GALLERY: GEARS OF WAR 3

Enjoy some screens from Epic’s Gears of War 3. {becssg}/E32010/Gears3{/becssg}

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E3 2010 Preview: GEARS OF WAR 3

Preview: Gears of War 3Xbox 360 Exclusive  “This is it, Dom.  This is everything we’ve been fighting for.” Before we jump into the preview Erika and I saw at E3, I need to be honest: Gears of War just might be my favorite franchise to emerge this console generation.  I bought my 360 at launch [...]

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