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  • 09Jun

    Test Your Speed Drawing Skills at King.com

    King.com has released a new sponsored game called The Sketcher, which challenges players to draw – fast! With three levels of increasingly difficult shapes and objects, The Sketcher offers a surprising challenge for any level of artistic ability! The time is quick and the mouse is a fickle friend, but the music is pretty motivating. For a great way to clear your mind and workout our brain, I’d say check out The Sketcher at King.com!

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  • 09Jun

    Viz Media Brings Anime to the PSN

    Today Viz Media announced that they are bringing some of their most popular anime titles to the Playstation Network for US gamers. These titles include the first 13 episodes of Naruto Uncut, the first 20 episodes of Bleach, and the entire series (all 37 episodes) of Death Note. All of these animes will be presented in Standard Definition and with English dubs. “NARUTO, BLEACH and DEATH NOTE are compelling additions to the PLAYSTATION Network and an ideal complement to the dynamic library of content, games and applications available for the PS3 and PSP,” says Ken Sasaki, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, VIZ Media. “Together, these series have set a new standard for anime throughout the world and the ease of download, combined with portability and interoperability between many media devices, will allow fans to watch their favorite ninjas in training, Soul Reapers and Shinigami Death Gods whether at

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  • 09Jun

    Game On cleans up the mess

    Imagine a father constantly tripping over cords, controllers and peripherals. Sounds like he could be at your place right? Well this father has experience in mounted furniture so he took on the challenge to clean things up. That was the start for the Game On line from Cambre. The first product is the video game storage system. This is built to hold one console, games, and up to four controllers or guitar accessories on each side. The “S” design allows for ventilation. The wood is very sturdy. No plywood here. The Stash box is the next product which holds 32 games or DVDs. The Stash box can easily be attached to the bottom of the video game storage system so it’s an all in one solution. Both items come in six different colors. Cambre even created a solution for how to hide and organize those wires. Wire Wraps are available

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  • 09Jun

    Toki Tori Lite Released Today!

    Chillingo released Toki Tori Lite for the iPod Touch/ iPhone today. This Lite version includes introductory levels to give players a taste of the game. Other features in the new Lite version include: · Tailor-made multi touch control scheme · Some of the best graphics you will see on the iPhone · Suitable for all ages · Catchy music and sound effects Once players decide they can’t get enough of the Lite version, the complete full version includes: · A wide variety of items and weapons · 80 levels spread over 4 large worlds · Dozens of hours of gameplay · Accessible and hard levels · Interactive cut-scenes The Lite version is a great way to try out this puzzle platformer for free! The full version is $4.99. Both games are available now on the Apps Store.

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  • 09Jun

    Dungeons and Dragons Online to launch Free Play service

    Turbine has announced Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited which is a free digital upgrade that makes DDO Unlimited free to play. Players can download and play for free with the ability to pay for additional content or items in the store. Players can also choose to join a VIP program that lets you have unlimited access to content for a monthly fee. “Historically, players of free online games were forced to sacrifice the quality of their experience,” said Jim Crowley, President and CEO. “Those days are over. The new DDO Unlimited is the most innovative, exciting and graphically rich MMO to ever hit the free-to-play market and it changes the very nature of what it means to be free-to-play.” To find out more information or sign up for the beta go to http://www.ddo.com. Dungeons and Dragons Online Eberron Unlimited will be launching this summer.

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  • 09Jun

    GameStop pre-order bonus for Beatles Rock Band

    GameStop is offering three additional songs for free for gamers that pre-order The Beatles: Rock Band at their store. In addition, an unlock code for the game’s photo book album will be released by GameStop as well. There are no specifics to which tracks will be available or if they will be made available as DLC later. [source via Destructoid]

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  • 09Jun

    Qore delayed for “full feature on PSP Go”

    Initially Qore episode 13 is the one that leaked out the week before E3 with all the PSP Go information. But now we get news that subscribers are receiving emails saying Qore episode 13 will be delayed. Dear Qore Subscriber, As mentioned on the PlayStation blog on Friday, we are experiencing a delay in the release of Qore Episode 13. We are currently revising the content of the episode to bring you the most up-to-date information. With all of the great PSP (PlayStation Portable) content announced at E3, we are planning to have a full feature story on the PSP go in a future episode. We apologize for any inconvenience. As a Qore subscriber, you are a valued part of our PlayStation Community. We appreciate your patience as we work to get Episode 13 to you. Sincerely, PlayStation Network The episode is being delayed to include more PSP Go info.

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  • 09Jun

    WebWars introduces Layered reality Gaming

    WebWars have announced a new way to play games online. CEO Cindy Armstrong’s team have created a unique technology platform that lets the web browser become part of the gameplay just by installing a toolbar. The term for this type of gaming is Layered reality gaming (LRG). Basically turning the Internet into a game, which allows users to play while they surf the web. “The online games development model has been broken for some time, and we see the WebWars platform as a transformational offering in terms of how these games are created,” said Cindy Armstrong, CEO of WebWars. “By making the Web browser itself into a fundamental component of the game, we are able to deliver rewarding gameplay while still offering gamers flexibility in how and when they play. Layered reality gaming is the ideal form of entertainment for many players because it removes the barriers between the game

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  • 09Jun

    Game On postponed until November

    Our London Angels will probably be disappointed by this news. Game On has been postponed from June 20th and 21st to November 14th and 15th. The event has been moved so that HMV can make it “bigger and better”. The event will now be held in London Earls Court Arena. A full refund of tickets purchased for the June date is being made available or attendees can claim up to four additional complimentary tickets for the November event. To get a full refund or the complimentary tickets email gameonlondon@ukesa.com.

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  • 09Jun

    E3 First Look – Majesty 2

    The first Majesty game is one of the games that’s near and dear to my heart, because I played it all the time during college.  Majesty and StarCraft were the two games I always turned to when I needed to tune out homework, and the rest of the world.  I’m not sure I can convey how excited I was to learn that Paradox Interactive was taking over and creating a new Majesty game, and one that would take on the same world – Ardania and give it an update. In Majesty 2, you’re once again the King of Ardania, except it’s hundreds of years after the first game, and many things have recently gone wrong.  It’s up to you to build your kingdom back up through several campaigns.  Paradox has kept many of the great things about the original game, like it’s sense of humor.  The heroes still have their

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