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  • 24Jul

    First Star, Chillingo & Aurora Feint Announce New Contest

    First Star, Chillingo and Aurora Feint have announced a $2,500 contest celebrating Boulder Dash’s 25 year anniversary.  The player who posts the highest overall score before midnight July 31, 2009 EST playing Boulder Dash Vol 1 on the iPhone or iPod Touch will win $2,500. Boulder Dash for the iPhone/iPod Touch incorporates OpenFeint 2.0 which allows players to chat and post scores to several Boulder Dash Vol 1 Leader Boards.  OpenFeint has been incorporated into numerous games and has tied mobile gaming with social networks like Facebook.  OpenFeint also allows players to meet in a game lobby. Boulder Dash for the iPhone/iPod Touch is a import of the original game and offers the original 80 caves plus 4 additional caves.  Players can choose either Retro mode or Updated mode. Boulder Dash for the iPhone/iPod Touch is currently available from the Apps Store or from clickgamer.com for $4.99

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  • 24Jul

    Introducing Inkvaders for the iPhone/iPod Touch

    Chillingo has announced an upcoming shooter for the iPhone/iPod Touch. In Invaders, you play as G or Generic Marine.  It is up to G to save the world from invading Maritians.  The battle will challenge players to manage health and ammo while using three types of weapons- Single shot and multi shot weapons, beam weapons, and rocket launchers. Invaders features: Stunning graphics 30 levels of story mode with over 3 unique locations Endurance mode Easy, Normal & Hard modes Bespoke sound track, The ability to listen to your own iPod music wile playing Unlockable achievements. Be on the look out for this in the Apps Store with in the next few weeks!

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  • 24Jul

    New artwork for Dungeon Fighter Online released

    Nexon has released new artwork for Dungeon Fighter Online at SDCC this week. The artwork features each of the character classes (Fighter, Gunner, Priest, Mage and Slayer) that you will be able to choose from in the game to play. The comic art will be used to help the player learn about the back story and history of each of the classes. The gameplay itself will be an action packed sidescroller, with interesting original character and creature design. There will be unique dungeons for players to enter together, as well as a Player vs. Player fighting system. Dungeon Fighter Online will be released later this year for PC.

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  • 24Jul

    Sexism and the EA/Dante’s Inferno – ‘Sin to Win’ Contest

    So, at Comic-Con, happening now, the upcoming EA title Dante’s Inferno has issued a challenge to attendees: Sin to Win.  And what do you win?  A night out with hot girls – dinner and limo rides and some money.  But how do you win? “Commit Acts of Lust” with a booth babe at SDCC. Wait….what? No, you read that right.  The Contest flyer states in order to win you have to Commit Acts of Lust, “by taking pictures with a booth babe” (or an EA/Dante’s Inferno rep) and submit them over Facebook at Twitter.  Okay, so we all know there’s booth babes, and for whatever reason the girls are there, they head into the job expecting a certain amount of oogling by the general population of the convention.  But this sort of contest is sexist in a big way. Are there male booth babes?  No.  And if you won could

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  • 24Jul

    Tune In To Terebi – Attention Please

    Yoko’s style is punk rock. She is a loud and very outgoing girl, sometimes a little crude, and former member of a rock band. The band breaks up when one of her band-mates announces he is leaving for Tokyo to work in a bank. The band all goes to see him off at the airport, where they make comments and whistle at the flight attendants. Yoko gets upset and says she could wear a uniform too, which just makes all the boys laugh at her. So to prove a point to them, she decides she is going to become a flight attendant and winds up at the Japan Airlines training facility. Attention Please follows the crazy antics of Yoko (played by Japanese singer & actress Aya Ueto) as she learns there is much more to being an attendant than just wearing a shirt and scarf. She is bullied by her

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  • 24Jul

    Watch Blizzcon Live online!

    Blizzcon sold out again in record time this year, but if you’ve missed out on getting a ticket and still want to get your little Murloc Marine you still have the chance! Blizzard is offering a Blizzcon 2009 Virtual Ticket which will give you 18 hours of live coverage as well as the following: • Main stage presentations including opening and closing ceremonies with live performances by Jay Mohr, Level 80 Elite Tauren Chieftain, and more… • Exclusive interviews and commentary from the development teams of World of Warcraft®, Diablo® III, and StarCraft® II. • Sneak peeks of your favorite upcoming Blizzard Entertainment® games, including Diablo III and StarCraft II. • Tournament coverage and highlights of the competitions taking place in StarCraft, Warcraft® III, and World of Warcraft. The virtual tickets can be purchased on Blizzard’s official site here.

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  • 24Jul

    Avatar Day announced by 20th Century Fox

    20th Century Fox and James Cameron have announced Avatar Day on August 21st where everyone will be able to get the chance to take a look at the upcoming film. Select cinemas and IMAX theaters will be showing an extended trailer and footage that will be presented in 3D. Ubisoft will also be unveiling James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game, and Mattel will release the action figures that will accompany the movie.

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  • 24Jul

    In-Flight Entertainment: A thing of the Past?

    Ever since World War II, the use of airplanes are the transportation medium of choice skyrocketed. People wanted to get from point a to point b as quick as they possibly could, with the least amount of effort. As time goes on, many airline companies has made some profits by providing services that other airlines did not. Meals, snacks, and of course in flight entertainment. Gone were the days when my mother had to stuff a bookbag FULL of coloring books, crayons, comics (Archie at my young age) and books in order to get my 5 year old ass through a 3 hours flight. (I would like to state for the record that she was a saint for doing so) Now, something that has become almost standard on airlines may be in jeopardy. That is in-flight entertainment. With more and more airlines providers offering USB ports and power sockets even

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  • 24Jul

    The Ghost Whisperer Coming to PC

    Legacy Interactive announced a licensing agreement with CBS Consumer Products, opening the door for the development of which a video game based on the popular CBS drama series Ghost Whisperer. Slated for an early 2010 release, Ghost Whisperer: Shadowlands will debut on the PC and includes characters and themes from the hit television series. Players will take on the role of Melinda Gordon, a young woman living in Grandview, who has inherited the gift of being able to see and communicate with the dead, helping them complete unfinished business and cross over to the other side and provide closure to loved ones left behind. Ghost Whisperer: Shadowlands features the talents of Emmy award-winning television writer Lance Gentile, as well as light adventure and hidden object-style game play with challenging puzzles through five mysterious stories through more than 30 hauntingly beautiful environments. “Legacy Interactive is pleased to work with CBS Consumer

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