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  • 16Nov

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

    Hey everyone, just some awesome updates in the Trading Card Game world! First of all, Wizards of the Coast unveiled the third of three sets that are in the Zendikar block. Rise of the Eldrazi, codenamed “Prosper”, will be joining Zendikar (October 2009) and Worldwake (January 2010) to complete the block. The set is announced for April 23, 2010, with prerelease events held in participating WPN (wizards play network) locations the week before. This will be a 248-card set and previews will start on April 5th on magicthegathering.com. The upcoming Pro Tour and Grand Prix schedule was also posted. The stops cover 16 countries and numerous states. Some of the big ones are Oakland, CA and Houston, TX for the States, as well as events in parts of Europe. All grand prixes will feed into the pro tours for the respective area, IE Oakland’s grand prix and others in the

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  • 16Nov

    Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band trailer

    The full release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album goes on sale in the Beatles Rock Band Marketplace tomorrow. To celebrate we have a trailer that features tracks from the album that you’ll get to play. The “Complete The Album Pack” features: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band singles: “Fixing A Hole,” “She’s Leaving Home,” “Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!,” “Within You Without You,” “When I’m Sixty-Four,” “Lovely Rita,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)” and “A Day In The Life.” I would recommend people purchase the Beatles Rock Band DLC. Today I played the Abby Road DLC which is incredibly fun. I can’t get enough of the animated drawings of the Beatles members. Abby Road DLC includes : Abbey Road singles: “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer,” “Oh! Darling,” and “Because” The entire Abbey Road B-side 16 minute medley that includes: “You Never Give Me Your Money,”

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  • 16Nov

    5@5 the live video edition!

    Well it’s sort of live. You get to see me! I’m using the awesome Kodak Zi8 to bring you today’s top 5 game news items. I bet you could guess, but yes, Modern Warfare 2 is still one of them. We’ll see if we can mix things up later in the week. Please let me know what you think about the video! xoxo Trina Follow

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  • 16Nov

    Operation Flashpoint Swag Could Be Yours

    Codemasters is offering GamingAngels members the chance to win Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising prizes. There will be five people chosen at random to receive anything from game posters to military pack kits. How do you enter? Simple! Just email your name, mailing address & phone number with “Operation Flashpoint Swag” in the title to pr-at-gamingangels.com The contest closes at 12pm Pacific on Friday November 20th and is limited to US residents. Make sure you check out Operation Flashpoint, which is available on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. UPDATE: Thank you everyone for entering. The contest is now closed and the winners have been notified. Stay tuned for more chances to win! Follow

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  • 16Nov

    Let the Darkside of the force hold your Wii Sensor Bar

    The Wii sensor bar just tends to lay there in front of or on top of the television in our homes. Not much to look at, and most people wouldn’t even notice it. But maybe you want people to notice it. Or maybe you like the idea of the force holding your Wii Sensor Bar. Bensussen Deutsch & Associates have created the Darth Vader Sensor Bar Holder for the Wii. It’s licensed from both Nintendo and Lucasfilm Ltd. Maybe not something that every gamer needs but every Star Wars fan might want. The Darth Vader figure sits there looking menacingly watching your every move as you wave that Wii-remote around. Darth is made of resin and and the Wii Senor Bar becomes a part of his red lightsaber. The price is $39.99 and you can purchase it below and benefit GamingAngels.com! Follow

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  • 16Nov

    Capcom sends new screens for Super Street Fighter IV

    Capcom has sent us new screens from Super Street Fighter IV which is coming to Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 in Spring 2010. The game includes 8 new characters and a variety of fixes from the original. There is some controversy following Super Street Fighter IV. Many people believe that it’s not enough of a new game to justify the new game price. Stating that it should just be offered as DLC. Take a look at the screens and let us know what you think. The screens show Juri, DeeJay, and T.Hawk in action.

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  • 16Nov

    1 vs 100 season 2 rewards with Achievements

    Oh the hours I spent playing season 1 of 1 vs 100. Never was I chosen as part of the mob or as the One. At the end of three hours of playing, I had nothing to show for it and a guilty feeling that perhaps I should have been playing other games instead. Now in season 2, you’ll be rewarded for spending your whole night online with Chris Cashman. Joystiq found a list of Achievements that can be earned while playing the game. We all know that Achievements makes the time worth it! The full list adds up to 200GS which is not bad. * Group Hug — Your team of four simultaneously achieves a Streak of three consecutive correct answers. 10G * Trivia Fanatic — Answer a total of 500 questions. 30G * Golden Century — Answer a total of 100 questions correctly. 25G * Hair Trigger —

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  • 16Nov

    Gillette looking for the Champions of Gaming

    Gillette is looking for the Champions of Gaming on the Xbox 360 along with Electronic Arts. The tournament starts on November 18 and runs through February 14, 2010. Gamers will compete against other games on Xbox Live on the following EA Sports titles: Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 10, EA SPORTS™ FIFA Soccer 10, Madden NFL 10, NHL® 10 and Fight Night Round 4. Winners from each of the titles will have a chance to be crowned at the Gaming Final Event in March 2010. “Last year, our match came down to the final shot. I’ve been practicing and I am ready to take another crack at this year’s best player,” said Tiger Woods. That’s right, Tiger Woods attends and so will other sports superstars. The global tournament will have one nine part qualification round and one knockout round in three regions – North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The regional champs

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  • 16Nov

    DC Universe Online animation Contest on Facebook this December

    Sony Online Entertainment is teaming up with Mass Animation for the DC Universe Online Animation Contest. The contest is using the Mass Animation Facebook application and will give DC Comics fans a chance to animate heroes and villains from DCUO. The contest launches on December 7, 2009. “The DCUO/Mass Animation contest takes a part of the game out of the development studio and puts it in the hands of fans, an empowering opportunity for our community,” said John Smedley, president of SOE. “Players will have a chance through qualified contest submissions to be involved with the game’s development at a deeper level than ever before by animating actions for in-game heroes and villains.” All the tools will be available for the contest and animators can upload their contest submission for friends to vote on. Each week, contest winners will be eligible for cash or other prizes. Here is the Mass

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  • 16Nov

    Geeky shoe fashion?

    Geek wear is quickly becoming popular as being a geek becomes more mainstream. Sneakers are already almost a specific collector’s item much like vinyls or games. DigitallyBlonde.com has found a huge find where sneakers and geek are combined. Daniel Reese has created BrassMonki.wordpress.com, where he showcases various sneakers that he’s created and they are nothing less than awesome. On his blog he talks about how he makes the sneaks on Nikes. These Moogle sneakers are amazing! He also has everything from Modern Warfare 2 to Sesame Street. I love the Cookie Monster shoe. I also love the R2D2 one. What type of shoe would you like to see made? Follow

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