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Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have …

Zombie Apocalypse: Six Zombie Games You Can Help Fund On Kickstarter Right Now
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The world continues to be infatuated with zombies, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. This is evident when you browse Kickstarter for some of the projects seeking funding. It’s not hard to find zombie films, zombie …

Microsoft Believes the Xbox 360 Still Has Two Years Left to Live

Although a lot of people are speculating that Microsoft will drop a brand new console by the end of next year, it would seem that the company feels their ol’ girl still has some life left in her yet. Microsoft …

Wreck-It Ralph Looks Like Disney’s ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ But With Video Games
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In 1988, a movie released which helped to spark mainstream interest in animation again, the movie was titled ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit‘. All sorts of various studios across the medium banded together to provide cameos for various animated characters, who …

LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer: YOU SHALL NOT PASS
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Last month, a premature listing on a UK retailer’s website and the announcement of a line of themed toys tipped us to the fact that a Lego Lord of the Rings game was in the pipeline. We expected the unveiling …

Man Ties Up Girl To Play Video Games
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The world is either getting more and more perverted and bizarre, or the internet and the 24 hour news cycle are bringing things to my attention that have been going on for years. This time the news comes out of …

Video Game Characters And Their Realistic Portraits
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What if your favorite video game character was real? I know this sounds weird, but when you put video game sensibility into real life, the majority of time it is an epic fail. The best example is the Super Mario …

Video Game Villain Super Group Rears Ugly Head
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Have you ever wondered what woud happen if some of the greatest video game villains teamed up to give the heroes a run for their money? I’m not talking Smash Bros. here, I’m talking a combination of power and resources …

Video Game Alphabet Plays Other Alphabets

Video Games have been in our hearts since most of us were either little kids or even from the time we were born because our parents played. So now if you have kids, or are going to have kids, you …

A Lego Lord of the Rings Game is in the Pipeline

In this-makes-me-more-excited-than-it-probably-should news, it looks like The Lord of the Rings movie franchise is getting its own Lego game. You know the Lego games, right? Those charming little quests from developer Traveller’s Tales that use classic stories and films as …

Company of Heroes 2 Officially Announced

THQ, the video game publisher behind titles such as the Saint’s Row and UFC Undisputed series’, officially announced today that a sequel to Company of Heroes is forthcoming. Company of Heroes 2 will be released for PC in early 2013. …

Tween Girls are Smitten with Online Gaming
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Once upon a time, when the world was ruled by arcades, Atari 2600s, and the adventures of something called Zork, the world of video games was pretty much a boy’s club. Whenever a potential girlfriend discovered that I spent a …

Will The New Call of Duty Cause a Bro Breakdown?

I mean, who here can really argue with good graphics, especially in a Call of Duty game? While the upcoming comic strip was clearly done in jest, tomorrow, when the CoD: Black Ops 2 official announcement hits on May 1st …

Microtransaction Limitations for Minors Headed to Japan

I few years ago, I got hooked on a game called MapleStory, an oddly enjoyable multi-player side-scrolling platformer that involved fighting adorable cartoon monsters using equally-adorable cartoon avatars. As my addiction to the game began to grow, I started noticing …

Video Games Turned into Children’s Books

Enjoy these new versions of classic children’s books courtesy of Loldwell. Perfect for parents complaining that their children are playing to many video games and not reading enough. I’m not exactly sure where they’re going with “If You Give a …

Gaming Is A Positive Element in Life [Infographic]

Playing video games for an extended period of time, or, well playing them at all, will rot your brain. At least, that’s what we’ve been led to believe. Actually, those fighting against gaming see something a lot worse than simple …

Study Links Gaming and Cooperation, Not Violence

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have completed a study about aggression and gaming. The study found that, to be good at video games, gamers must hold their temper. Successful gamers are strategic, technically knowledgeable, and have good …

New Halo 4 Multiplayer and Campaign Details Revealed
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The new issue of GameInformer was released last Friday and with it came tons of new details about Halo 4. Whether or not you’re excited for a Halo that isn’t made by Bungie, I’m sure at least a few of …

Orcs Must Die! 2 Announcement Trailer Unveiled
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Robot Entertainment has unveiled a trailer for its sequel to their popular indie-game Orcs Must Die! The sequel, cleverly named Orcs Must Die! 2, will follow the formula of the original game. Players will defend a fortress against waves of …

Video Games Need More Warnings Says Congress

After the Supreme Court ruling and a wide variety of other laws attempting to police video games getting thrown out, you would think the blokes in Congress would finally learn. H.R. 4204 proves they have not learned a thing. Congressmen …

The Art Of Video Games Opening At The Smithsonian Friday
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One of the most passionately discussed arguments of our time, especially to gamers, is the question of whether or not video games can be classified as art. Art, is of course, a completely subjective concept. There are some people, however, …