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  • 12May

    Fallout 3: Two Weeks Later (Broken Steel)

    Continuing past the dramatic events that ended the release version of Fallout 3, you can pick up with your character almost just as you had finished off. Awaking from a two week coma under the care of the Brotherhood of Steel, you discover that pure water is being processed and distributed across the Wasteland. However, there are remnants of the Enclave still out there, hindering progress as much as they can, and still at war with the Brotherhood. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to assist the Brotherhood in taking out the last of the Enclave fighters. More often than not, it seems like you are the only person fighting on behalf of the Brotherhood, as you are given orders, but not a lot of help. Make sure to bring your best weapons and armor as you battle against Deathclaws, hordes of Enclave soldiers, and oodles of

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  • 12May

    Realtime Audio Audio Adventures Presents Free Soul Trapper Preview

    Realtime Audio Adventures announced today that Soul Trapper: Preview, for the iPhone and iPod Touch is now free. Soul Trapper: Preview includes the first 24 chapters of the full game. The full version of Soul Trapper is also on sale for $4.99 and normally sells for $7.99. Both versions are available on the apps store. Soul Trapper is an audio adventure game with relies on audio clues to help the player navigate through the world of detective Kane Price. Preview give you the opportunity to check out this unique game concept.

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  • 12May

    Callpod introduces Keeper encryption software

    Callpod has released their first desktop software application called Keeper. Keeper is a military grade level password and personal information encryption software that you can sync with your iPhone or iPod Touch for access to this information while not at your main computer. You can store more than just passwords in this. Keeper has a tab for a notes section that you can use to keep track of account information and personal data for each entry. Another great feature is that you can enable Self Destruct mode so that if someone tries to log into Keeper with the wrong password five times, Keeper will erase all of the information stored inside so that nobody can get in to it. Keeper is sold on the Callpod website for $14.95 for the desktop application, and only $.99 for the iPhone/iPod Touch application.

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  • 12May

    Twitter confirms BlizzCon pet Grunty

    KatHunter on Twitter has announced that the BlizzCon pet has indeed been revealed. I saw posts in various WoW blogs last week discussing the pet which may have pushed the reveal. “BlizzCon pet announced: Grunty the murloc marine.armored w/ gauss rifle, which he’ll occasionally fire into the air” The pet this year should excite StarCraft fans as well as the Murloc is wearing Terran power armor. No Blizzcon flag added just yet.

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  • 12May

    Target will be at E3

    Target must have enjoyed being at E for All and has decided to have a lounge at E3. From June 2-4, Target will host an interactive Bullseye Lounge where tired journalists can relax while Target showcases more video game titles from their partners. “Time and time again, the Electronic Entertainment Expo has proved to be the epicenter of the video game world,” said Mark Schindele, senior vice president, Target. “Events like E3 allow us to collaborate with our publishing partners to highlight key titles as well as get a look at the best video game products for the future.” There will be snacks from Archer farms as well. No word on wireless though which would be the actual useful part.

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  • 12May

    David Perry on Game Design

    Game creator and legend David Perry, has a few ideas on how Games are made. Actually he has a ton of ideas. So he teamed up with Rusel DeMaria to write a book that provides tools to any level of creator whether you are a beginner or a veteran. The book will help you find new inspiration, resources, and new game mechanics. The book helps with many different areas of games, so don’t assume it’s just for casual. The book is also very interactive. The authors want the readers to participate in developing the next edition of David Perry on Game Design. Go to www.gamedesignbook.org to add your ideas for consideration. To purchase the book you can order it on amazon.com here:

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  • 12May

    Sims 3 goes gold

    EA Sims Studio has announced that The Sims 3 has gone gold. The PC title is heading for PC and Mac and will be on time on June 2, 2009. The Sims 3 Collector’s Edition is available for $69.99 and will include extras like 2GB The Sims Plumbob USB Drive, tips and hints as well as an in-game European-styled sports car. So your sim can have it’s own middle aged crisis. The regular version is $49.99 available digitally or retail copies.

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  • 12May

    Disney Online starts Fairies PixieHollow.com Great Games days

    The annual Pixie Hollow event starts today and runs through May 21st. During the Disney Online event you can play games and earn special badges for your game-playing. The top scoring Fairy of each event will get a special Talent Game Champion badge. Go to www.PixieHollow.com for more information.

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  • 12May

    E3 unaffected by Swine Flu, might still catch nerd flu

    The ESA have told MCV that E3 is going on as planned. There have been 13 cases of Swine Flu in California and a State of Emergency called by Governor Schwarzengger but that won’t stop the event. “The 2009 E3 Expo is progressing as planned,” an ESA spokesperson told MCV. “Public health officials are taking all appropriate steps and we continue to follow their direction on all measures. “We look forward to a great event, and to seeing you in Los Angeles in June.” I think the chances are greater of catching Nerd Flu while at the con. After every con most everyone who attended gets sick. Just make sure to constantly wash your hands or bring anti-germ lotion and you’ll be set.

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  • 12May

    Dell marketing to women but is it offensive?

    Dell has recently launched Della, a site to market Dell products specifically to women. Jezebel has pointed out that the marketing is offensive because under Tech Tips they discuss yoga, calorie counting, and cooking. But is this really offensive? Or is Dell going after the mommy bloggers and moms that just don’t want to be on a PC or laptop? Looking at the URL, Della.com is actually just part of Dell.com. But it’s a marketing section that has a completely different look than the rest of the site. The products page showcases the Mini 10 Netbook as well as product accessories. Here the things they choose to highlight are: * Enjoy a resized keyboard for a convenient fit – even in your bag * Stay connected with friends, family and colleagues through email * Check the weather, movie times or restaurant directions wherever you go The featured Artist page doesn’t

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