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  • 29Oct

    Dracula: The Path of the Dragon Coming Soon to Apps Store

    Chillingo recently announced Dracula:The Path of the Dragon for the iPhone/ iPod Touch will be released this fall.  In Dracula: The Path of the Dragon, you play as Father Arno Moriani who is sent from Rome to investigate a candidate for  sainthood in Transylvania. It’s 1920 when you begin to investigate Dr. Martha Calugarul in Vladoviste a village half destroyed in World War I. Vladoviste is also home to Vlad the Impaler’s Castle of Twilight. Father Arno begins to track a mysterious figure he believes is responsible for evil in the area and soon finds himself caught up in the path of the dragon.  As you solve puzzles based on medicine, history, and the occult, you’ll uncover the mystery of the dragon and of the vampires. This point and click adventure game is expected to be released later this fall.

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  • 29Oct

    Magic: the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh! updates

    This week marks a couple of exciting releases in the world of trading card games. Both Magic: the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh! are getting updates in the form of new decks. Magic: the Gathering gets the much-anticipated Garruk vs Liliana duel deck. The new art on the planeswalkers is beautiful, especially Liliana’s updated yet just as dark art and pose. Garruk looks just as fierce in always. Both decks feature some of the best black and green cards in the game, all of which are reprints and still just as useful. Both are complete 60-card decks that are ready to play right out of the box, perfect for two players looking to start off or enhance their game. The MSRP is $20. Full deck lists can be found here. Yu-Gi-Oh! also sees a new deck release in the form of the Warriors’ Strike Structure Deck. This deck comes with everything a

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  • 29Oct

    5@5 so glad to be back but now must go edition

    I’m late, i’m late, for a very important date. Thank you all for being patient with the 5@5 while I’ve been out at conventions. I actually am running late for an event tonight so I have to go! But I miss you and love you all, so here’s a quick 5@5! xoxo, Trina [podcast]http://www.gamingangels.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/5at51029.mp3[/podcast]

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  • 29Oct

    Nintendo hosts Band Hero event with Rivers Cuomo of Weezer

    Nintendo is hosting a huge “First to Play” event at the Nintendo World Store in Rockefeller Plaza on November 1, 2009. The event will be to celebrate Band Hero which will be in stores November 3. The first 50 in line will get a copy of the game. Free games are always awesome, but gamers will get an additional surprise. Weezer lead singer Rivers Cuomo will be there signing starting at 3pm and the event ends at 4pm. Here are the details, if you attend please send us your pics and we’ll post them: WHEN: Sunday, November 1, 2009 11:00 a.m. Event will begin 3:00 p.m. Rivers Cuomo of Weezer Signing 4:00 p.m. Event will end WHERE: Nintendo World Store 10 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10020

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  • 29Oct

    Battlefield: Bad Company 2 limited edition details announced

    DICE and EA have announced details for the Limited Edition release of Battlefield: Bad Company 2. The fps comes out in 2010 but it’s never too early to start saving up money for the various collectible editions that will be coming next year. The interesting thing is that while supplies last, the Limited Edition version will be sold for the same price as the standard version of the game. The game goes on sale starting in North America on March 2, 2010 and in Europe on March 5, 2010. The limited edition comes with six special customizations early which gives players a day advantage multiplayer matches. That’s right, 24 hours of multiplayer advantage. The full list of six unlocks are as follows: Four vehicle warfare unlocks • Improved Vehicle Armor – An up-armor package is mounted on all vehicle types, decreasing the effect of both explosive and penetrating warheads, significantly

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  • 29Oct

    Review: 5 Centimetres Per Second

    Release Date: 19/08/2009 Languages: ENGLISH, JAPANESE Genre: Anime, Drama, Romance Subtitles: ENGLISH subtitles Runtime: 63.0 mins Format: DVD, Region 2 & 4 (PAL) Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen Full Height Anamorphic 5 centimetres per second. That’s how far and fast one cherry blossom falls. If you think that is a lovely and romantic idea, then that is what you’ve got in store for you should you watch “5 Centimetres Per Second”. Rather than a movie, “5 Centimetres Per Second” is a collection of 3 short stories. The first story introduces us to Tono Takaki, who you could say is the main character as he is in all 3 stories. When he was younger, a girl joined his class at school and they quickly became friends. Takaki and his new friend Shinohara Akari became the subject of teasing by their classmates because they were so close. One day, after many years of

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  • 29Oct

    IGC West sets schedule and keynote

    The Independent Games Conference West is next week in Marina Del Rey and will be all about advice for indie studios. Chris Swain, Director of USC Games Institute, will be talking about why it’s a great time to be in game development on Friday, November 6. Swain’s keynote, “Rise of the Indie – Why Today is a Golden Time to be an Independent Developer and Strategies for Maximizing the Impact of Your Work through Gameplay Innovation and Creative Distribution”, will be Friday, November 6, at 9:30 am in the Palisades room of the Marina Del Rey Marriott. Other sessions will include: • Turning your Video Games Into Reality: How to Start a Game Company • A Group of Friends: Profit Sharing & Finding Solutions that Work • The Ugly Truth & the Uglier Lies: Why I Work so Hard to Avoid a Job • PR and Marketing on a Shoestring:

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  • 29Oct

    Epic Mickey details from Junction Point

    Disney Interactive has released official information about the upcoming Warren Spector and Junction Point studio game, Epic Mickey. The title is coming to the Wii and provides a new twist on Disney games. “Mickey is an adventurous and rambunctious mouse,” said Warren Spector, creative director and vice president, Junction Point. “I want to bring his personality to the forefront, place him in a daunting world and connect his spirited character with video game players worldwide. Ultimately, each player decides for him- or herself what makes Mickey cool.” Below we have some screenshots put to a video thanks to GameTrailers. The game reaches back to 1927 to pull Oswald the Luck Rabbit to become the first inhabitant of Yen Sid’s Cartoon Wasteland. Yen Sid is from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and is a nickname that Disney animators gave him. Oswald always greets the new retired characters but starts to become resentful of

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  • 29Oct

    Bioshock 2 revealing videos

    These videos were just posted that give all of us a better look at the upcoming creepy sequel, Bioshock 2. The videos give you a character and story interview, an overview on the multiplayer mechanics, and a look at combat in the game. The combat is different so this is a good look at what to expect. Video Games | BioShock 2 | Characters and Story Interview XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii Video Games | BioShock 2 | Multiplayer Mechanics Interview XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii Video Games | BioShock 2 | Combat Interview XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii Video Games | BioShock 2 | Capture the Sister Trailer XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii

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  • 29Oct

    Popotan & Little Snow Fairy Sugar DVD Collections Now Available

    Section 23 and Sentai Films are proud to announce two new anime series are now available in DVD collections. Popotan is the story of three sisters who travel across time and space, bringing their house, robo-maid and pet ferret everywhere they go. The sisters are searching for the one person who can answer their most personal question. More often than not they end up making side trips, visiting hot springs, making new friends and getting caught up in other adventures. Popotan is rated MA for mature content. All 12 episodes are available in the collection and is on sale now through RightStuf. The second release from Sentai Films this week is Little Snow Fairy Sugar Collection 1. The first collection is episodes 1-13 and rated PG. Little Snow Fairy Sugar stars apprentice fairy Sugar, sent to Earth with her friends Salt and Pepper to discover “twinkles” and become full-fledged fairies.

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