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  • 14Jun

    Permuted Press sponsors free zombie novel DEAD MEAT

    Permuted Press has sponsored the free serial zombie novel DEAD MEAT by Chris & Patrick Williams. DEAD MEAT follows the stories of Gavin and Benny, two survivors of the town of River’s Edge which has been beseiged by a zombie infestation. The destruction of River’s Edge begins with an influx of rodents and “rabies” cases leading to a quarantine of the city. The remaining citizens of River’s Edge are attacked and fed upon by the zombies, or “bees” and Gavin and Benny nickname them. Unknowing of the conditions outside of the town, Gavin and Benny do their best to survive and try to escape the town to find sanctuary from the infestation. New chapters are posted every Sunday, and there are already 11 chapters plus a prologue available to read. Begin the journey here!

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  • 14Jun

    Katawa Shoujo preview

    Katawa Shoujo is a bishoujo-style visual novel by Four Leaf Studios. The name itself has come to much criticism because it means “cripple girl”, which is said to be an offensive term. The novel follows a young male that has transferred to a new school and his interactions with the other students. In the visual novel the player is Hisao Nakai who ends up in the hospital with arrhythmia after a heart attack. After spending time in the hospital he gets transferred to a new school that specializes in taking care of young people with disabilities. In the game there are five main paths that follow each of the five main girls in the story. The girls all have various disabilities and various reasons why Hisao interacts with them. On the homepage you can read about each of the characters as well as download the first Act. The project is

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  • 14Jun

    Brutal Legend fans set world record

    Fans at the UK Download Festival set a Guinness Book World Record for most people playing air guitar at one time. 440 fans gathered at the EA Hub where fans could try out a variety of Electronic Arts games and instead of playing, rocked out to Motorhead classic, Ace of Spades. Kerrang FM’s Christian Steveneson said: ‘That was one of the raddest jams I’ve ever been involved with. The crowd played their air guitars better than Eddie Van Halen! Then they destroyed ’em good and proper. Who cares, right? They can go to the air guitar shop and get another one. Sick to the infinity of sickness! I want a crowd like that at every gig I’m at. Awesometacular – air guitar world records rule!’ Wearing Brutal Legend shirts, some fans were invited on stage to show off their air guitar skills for a chance to win the Tenacious D

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  • 14Jun

    Singularity and Wolfenstein at E3 2009

    At the Activision booth during E3, not much was actually playable. This write up is about the demo for Singularity and Wolfenstein. Singularity puts the player in a time where Russia is conducting a Cold War experiment with element GG. This element has properties that allow the user to manipulate time of an object. The element research is to help Russia become that elite superpower. Of course things go wrong and it mutates everything in the area. Russia then covered up the mistake by removing all records of the island. The game then starts in 2010. The player controls Nate Renko, who finds the TMD (Time Manipulation Device) attached to his arm. Renko is trying to find his co-pilot and prevent the Singularity from happening. The title is a FPS with time manipulation. The TMD can do four things so far: Revert, Age, Stasis, and Impulse. There may be more

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  • 14Jun

    New songs for Lips announced

    Microsoft announced new downloadable content that is coming out this summer for Lips. The songs are picked with summer parties in mind. Available June 5: I Alone – Live Somewhere Only We Know – Keane Joey – Concrete Blonde Available June 12: Freak Like Me – Sugababes Love You Anyway – Boyzone Available June 19: Spiralling – Keane Take Back The City – Snow Patrol Radar Love – Golden Earring Available June 26: Love Like This – Natasha Bedingfield feat. Sean Kingston Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice I Want You To Want Me (Live at Budokan) – Cheap Trick The Lips mics are definitely the best mics out. Watch announcements from Microsoft because throughout the summer they will be giving away blinged mics. “Microsoft teamed up with CrystalRoc, makers of customized music instruments for artists such as Rihanna and Leona Lewis, to create limited edition “Lips” microphones made with

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  • 14Jun

    Connection – Electric Online Game of the Week!

    Let’s build some circuits and create some sparks! Switch the pieces around to connect the two sources (only can be switched with the piece next to it). There is a timer on the right hand side, so be quick! Enjoy!

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