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  • 27Jul

    Dark Horse Loves Felicia Day

    You may know her from Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog. You may know her from multiple-slayer Buffy episodes, or from the latest episode of Dollhouse. Most know her from her work on The Guild… The Guild is an award-winning online sitcom about the lives of an online guild “The Knights of Good”, with each webisode 3-7 minutes long. The first episode was posted July 27, 2007. It is broadcast on The Guild’s official website, on iTunes as a podcast, effinfunny.com and YouTube, and is available for download from the Xbox Live Marketplace. The show follows the life of Codex, the healer of The Knights of Good, who attempts to lead a normal life after one of her guildmates shows up on her doorstep. Armed with the knowledge that Ms. Felicia Day writes The Guild (in addition to starring in it), it’s not such a far fetched idea to consider her

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  • 27Jul

    SyFy sets date for Caprica

    SyFy has announced the start date for Battlestar Galactica prequel, Caprica. The show is set to run January 22. The prequel takes place 58 years before Battlestar Galactica and stars Esai Morales, Eric Stoltz, Paula Malcomson and Polly Walker. The pilot is two hours and SyFy has ordered another 20 hours for the show. “Caprica” will air at 10 p.m. Fridays. Visit the official Caprica site to ask the stars your questions.

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  • 27Jul

    ARMA II: Dev Diary #3 Available

    For those of you who may remember, last week ARMA II’s Dev Diary #2 came out – and quick on it’s heels is #3! Dev Diary #3 divulges information about the Team Command interface from the game. Jan Pražák, PR manager for Bohemia Games, explains: “The system of team command in ARMA II allows players to enjoy the role of commander of various sizes of squads, from leader of a small team up to and including division commander.” introduces Jan Pražák “our system of command, though well arranged and easy-to-use, could be mistaken as complicated in combat situations such as CQB and large battles, especially in comparison to the current trend of modern games to overly simplify everything to appeal to the most casual of gamers. My intention is to show to that this system works perfectly and by mastering our basic team command options, everyone can enjoy the game

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  • 27Jul

    Oni Press’ Scott Pilgrim to become a video game

    I am a big fan of Oni Press’ Scott Pilgrim. The story is fun and the situations are hilarious. Next year the next comic will be out as well as the movie and now fans will be looking forward to a video game as well. Ubisoft Montreal will be creating the game. The creator Bryan Lee O’Malley, told IGN last week at SDCC that the game would use the same manga-inspired style of the comics and that it would be a side-scrolling beat-em-up. No other details about the game were given. In the comics, Scott has to beat up the seven past boyfriends of his girlfriend Ramona Flowers. Hopefully O’Malley will be heavily involved in the game creation.

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  • 27Jul

    Introducing New App for Real Life Achievements

    A new application was released today that gives people the ability to earn and keep track of life’s little accomplishments and allows users to share those achievements on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.  The Booyah Society is the first social game based on real life achievements for the iPhone/ iPod Touch. Booyah’s goal is to help people improve their lives while providing positive social feedback. “Booyah Society will be intuitive to the generation surrounded by social networking and social games,” said Keith Lee, CEO, Booyah. “Booyah’s goal is to motivate people to pursue their real-life passions while positively impacting themselves and the community around them. It’s the first achievement system for life.” Booyah Society offers a colorful easy to use application keep track of smaller accomplishments and larger Booyah Moments- those major life goals.  The application is fully integrated with Twitter and Facebook Connect and also features a private

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  • 27Jul

    Fat Princess gets release date for this Thursday!

    Gamers that have been waiting for Fat Princess will only have to wait for a little while longer. Deborah Mars confirmed on Playstation blog that Fat Princess will be on Playstation Network this Thursday, July 30th for $14.99. They also have a video from Playstation blog answering fans questions about the title. Enjoy!

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  • 27Jul

    New Left 4 Dead 2 trailers

    At SDCC we were able to play two new areas of Left 4 Dead 2, the Swamp and the Plague. Today Valve released three new gameplay videos and a Valve interview for your enjoyment. For those that were upset by the “brighter” look of Left 4 Dead 2, the Swamp should make you happy.

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  • 27Jul

    DJ Jazzy Jeff becomes a part of DJ Hero

    DJ Jazzy Jeff will become virtual as he joins the list of DJs in Activision’s DJ Hero. So far the other announced DJs are : DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip, Grandmaster Flash, and DJ AM. DJ Jazzy Jeff will have the following two exclusive mixes: Tears for Fears “Shout” vs. Eric B. & Rakim “Eric B. Is President” and LL Cool J “Rock the Bells” vs. The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra “Bittersweet Symphony.” “I am very, very excited DJ culture is finally getting its due. To have a song in DJ Hero is a dream come true; to be a character someone can pick up the controller and select you and play is probably the biggest thing to happen to me in my career,” said DJ Jazzy Jeff. “Music is so much a part of everyone’s life, DJ Hero is going to appeal to almost everybody.” Here is DJ Jazzy Jeff

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  • 27Jul

    Dead Space going to the movies

    EA should be excited that Dead Space will not only be seen on new platforms but will also be spun-off into a Hollywood movie. Variety reports that D.J. Caruso has signed on to direct the movie and EA will be co-producing with Temple Hill partner Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey. Temple Hill has experience working with video game movies as they are producing the Gears of War movie.

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  • 27Jul

    Wii Sports Resort takes the charts in the UK

    Nintendo has reclaimed the top of the UK charts this week with Wii Sports Resort. The reception of the title has been positive so far. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 barely budge, while Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen falls three spots to number 5. The biggest drop is Prototype which moves from 13 to 18. Otherwise most of the chart stays relatively close to the position they had last week. Guitar Hero: World Tour holds onto the very end. Nintendo brings back some power as they tie EA with six positions each on the chart.

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