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  • 10Nov

    EA signs on Indie developer Trapdoor

    Independent Developer Trapdoor has found a home with Electronic Arts. They have joined the EA Partners program to publish Warp. Warp is a stealth action game set in a sci-fi world and will be released on Xbox Live, Playstation Network and PC in Summer 2011. “Working with EA Partners allows us to expand our distribution to a much larger audience while still being able to retain our creative vision and identity,” said Ken Schachter, Founder of Trapdoor. “As an independent studio we are thrilled with the opportunity to leverage the expertise and talent of EA’s publishing organization to bring our very first game on console to life.”

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  • 10Nov

    KontrolFreek Answers the Call Of Duty

    KontrolFreek, the makers of analog stick grips such as FPS Freek™, Speed Freek™ and FPS Freek Legendary have introduced a new grip to the already popular line. Thelimited edition FPS Freek Prestige will be hitting the shelfs this holiday season in honour of the newly released Call of Duty: Black Ops. Some of the key features of the grips are a sleek all black profile a laser-etched military-themed insignia design inside of the thumb rest a concave thumb rest, allowing for enhanced control and precision. Avaible for both Xbox 360 and Playstation3 controllers To preorder your grips head over to KontrolFreek’s website. Retail price is 13.99 with is a great item that gamer on your list this holiday season. Website: KontrolFreek

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  • 10Nov

    Win a “Call of Duty: Black Ops” Prestige Edition from Front Towards Gamer

    ‘Tis the season for recognizing veterans, and with Operation: Supply Drop, you can help support troops who are overseas right now in “hit zones” within Iraq and Afghanistan. Every time these soldiers leave the base, they do so knowing that they might not return – these bases lose multiple soldiers in a given week. Operation: Supply Drop (part of Front Towards Gamer) aims to provide video game care packages to troops in these areas to make life just a little bit better. Right now, they’re raffling off a Prestige Edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops, and that promotion ends tomorrow (which is Veterans’ Day if you don’t have a calendar nearby). Each raffle ticket costs a cool $10 and will hopefully get the operation off to a good start. Of course, if you’re not interested in that, you can always just send cash (all donations are tax-deductible, so keep

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  • 10Nov

    Women’s Conference 2010

    Morning session: In the morning session the real standouts were Maria Shriver and Michelle Obama. Maria took the opportunity to reflect on the past 7 conferences. She spoke of her family and the fact that she doesn’t know what will come next. As Arnold’s term comes to end in California, Maria says she feels unsure as to what is coming but is just going to relax and let things happen. Michelle Obama took the opportunity to talk about community and women helping each other in terms of military families. She spoke of the struggles wives have in terms of continuing education, helping the family adjust during moves and trying to find jobs. What happens when Women Lead: This panel started out very low for the volume and so I have more fragmented thoughts from it rather than a real Q&A session. While things are tough in Silicon Valley for women,

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