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  • 26Jun

    Interview: Seattle Girl Gamer – Kimberly Lindner

    Some people have said that the greatest place for a gamer to live is the Great Northwest. With the Emerald City and neighbors being the epicenter for some of the business’s most recognizable developers and most passionate fans of the subculture, it’s no surprise to find people being drawn to the area from all over the world. Seattle Girl Gamer Examiner, Kimberly Lindner found herself here after a brief stint with EA Sweden. I caught up with her after hearing about a project she was doing where she was trying to get in touch with local Seattle gamers. She writes for the Examiner on a regular basis, and she’ll probably make an appearance at PAX Prime this year. While finding fellow gamers in this area is no feat, finding one as dedicated as Kimberly is a real gem. GA: What led to your current interest in games? Kimberly: It was

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  • 26Jun

    PAX lists their musical acts

    At E3, I heard many people mutter the words, “I can’t wait until PAX”. PAX isn’t until September 3 -5 and until then we will learn more about the convention and what will be in store. The first announcement is the wide range of musical acts that will be playing. Fan favorite, Jonathan Coulton will be in attendance but so will… Anamanaguchi Jonathan Coulton Metroid Metal The Minibosses Paul and Storm The Protomen “Music is an integral piece of the gaming culture. We use it not only to express ourselves but also to bond with other gamers,” said Robert Khoo of Penny Arcade. “These artists and their concerts are one of the PAX events our fans consistently rave about.” Get your badges at www.paxsite.com/paxprime/registration.php Follow

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  • 26Jun

    Tokidoki has Marvel tshirts in stock

    A few months ago we mentioned that Tokidoki teamed up with Marvel for a set of t-shirts that combine awesome super hero power and super cuteness. My favorite is the Thor with the Unicorn , but the website shows Hulk, Spider-Man, and Captain America. Each of the Marvel super heroes are paired up with Tokidoki characters. I believe more of the Marvel line will be available at San Diego Comic Con, but you can beat the crowds and get a head start. Follow

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  • 26Jun

    X Japan to take over downtown LA

    Visual Kei band X Japan will be taking over Club Nokia and Downtown Los Angeles. As part of Anime Expo, on July 1, 2010 the super J-Rock band, X Japan will be filming their upcoming music video. X Japan wants to encourage fans to dress up and get ready to rock. Don on your best gothic lolita wear and head down to the Nokia Center. X Japan is one of the most successful rock bands in Japan. The members of X Japan include Yoshiki, Toshi (vocals), Pata (guitarist), Heath (bass), and Sugizo (guitar). Follow

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  • 26Jun

    Whack’N Roll Coming to iPhone

    French developer, KoolFing, is bringing the Whack a Mole concept to the iPhone/ iPod Touch. Set for a July release, Whack’N Roll promises fast paced and strategic gameplay. Players will whack birds through 45 levels. Armed with fast paced action and cute graphics, we’ll be sure to check out this Apple Apps Store exclusive! Follow

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  • 26Jun

    Interview: James Kosta of 3G Studios, Inc. creator of Brave Arms

    Facebook is on the verge of having it’s very first FPS, by 3G Studios, and we were lucky enough to interview James Kosta, CEO and lead creator of the game to give you all a preview! With over 10,000 Facebook fans already anticipating the title, it’ll perhaps even rival the success of Farmville. GA: Could we have some details on the game? JK: Brave Arms is the premier 3D social shooter available on the Facebook platform. Brave Arms will simulate action packed gameplay from traditional console games, but will also allow players to create and customize their avatars and play with Facebook buddies in 3D environments. Players are put in the first-person perspective as they battle in teams or in a death match in different levels. GA: What made you decide to utilize Facebook at a platform? JK: Facebook is a network that is connected socially and that’s the goal

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