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  • 07Dec

    “Bejeweled 3″ released today, therefore we are all attached to computers

    It almost sounds like some kind of master plan. First, we have World of Warcraft: Cataclysm keeping us attached to our mice and keyboards, and then…well, PopCap’s Bejeweled 3 happens on the same day. So, almost everyone has a reason to be hooked to the computer today. (Unless you don’t like either one, in which case you’re just weird, I’m sorry. Please note the sarcasm.) Bejeweled 3 adds twice as many game modes to the simple match-3 gameplay, as well as updated sound and graphics (in high definition, of course – what other way is there to go?). The game also boasts 65 achievements (which don’t appear to be connected to your Steam account, if that’s how you’re choosing to go about buying the game) and high score lists. The game itself also has a few twists from the first two titles, including a “Quest” mode, where you seek out

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  • 07Dec

    Play the “Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective” demo here at GamingAngels!

    Much like our first journey with lawyer Apollo Justice a couple of years ago, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective just got an online demo, thanks to Capcom. Your mouse is enough like a stylus, right? Also, we’re lucky enough to be able to bring the demo to you, right here on this page – so let it load (it might take a minute), get down to playing, and tell us what you think! Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective has the easy-to-remember release date of 1/11/11.

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  • 07Dec

    Your Sims can start enjoying the virtual outdoor life in February

    Actual February is probably going to be pretty cold. But in your Sims’ virtual life, the outdoors is going to be heating up – with hot tubs, fire pits and more. The Sims 3 Outdoor Living Stuff expansion pack adds everything your Sims need to be comfortable outside – well, as long as that doesn’t involve sleeping out there, anyway. Your Sims can enjoy two new styles of décor on their oh-so-classy verandas and outdoor patios. And hey, it doesn’t even have to be warm to enjoy it all.

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  • 07Dec

    Review: The History of the World

    The History of the World game App is surprisingly more fun than the scholastic name implies.

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  • 07Dec

    I’m a Night Elf, or: How I Learned to Stop Hating and Love “World of Warcraft”

    In the beginning… I wish I could say it happened in a more exciting place, but it was in high school, with a friend, in the backseat of a van. And before you think I’m talking about something dirty, I’ll put a stop to that – I’m talking about World of Warcraft. Not long into the ride (our assistant band director was taking us home from a weekend away at a university honor band), he leaned over and said, “You’re a gamer, right?” Naturally, I said I was. He continued, “So, do you know about Blizzard?” I didn’t play much more than JRPGs at that point, so I just kind of looked at him funny, instead. “Blizzard what? Snow?” (Since I was born in Florida, I have an innate fascination with everything related to snow. You can feel free to ask me about hurricanes sometime.) “Dude, they’re hilarious. They make

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  • 07Dec

    Review: The Shattering by Christie Golden

    The Shattering is the latest novel in the World of Warcraft universe and is set during the time leading right up to the release of the Cataclysm expansion on December 7th. It’s written by Christie Golden, who also wrote the Arthas book. And much like her last book, I got sucked into this one and finished it pretty quickly. But this time I didn’t necessairly like that it was over so soon. As a warning this review will contain some spoilers so if you don’t want to be spoiled with pre-Cata events, do not read further! This book contains a lot of different aspects to the lore that I’m surprised that the length is so short. Even so, I think what I liked was the fleshing out of Anduin Wrynn, Varian’s son, as a character with thoughts and feelings. Reading the book you really get a good glimpse into his

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