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  • 10Dec

    “Final Fantasy XIV” encounters more problems, PS3 version delayed

    The folks over at Square Enix just can’t seem to get it right, can they? The free trial for their Final Fantasy XIV MMO has been extended pretty much indefinitely – well, at least until they can get the kinks straightened out. Not only that, but the PS3 version of the game, previously set for release in March 2011, has been knocked off the calendar, essentially. It should be back, but the plan is to release a version of the game unlike the Windows version – that is, a version with all of the PC fixes included. So, that’s clearly going to take longer than a few months. Also, it looks like the MMO’s entire team has been restructured. And by “restructured,” I mean that it looks like some people may have lost their jobs over this lengthy fiasco. Take a look at some of the notes below. First of

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  • 10Dec

    Mythbusters takes on Green Hornet movie

    Mythbusters take on every and any myth to explain if it’s true or false. In their latest show on Wednesday, December 15 at 9pmn ET/PT they take on Superhero, The Green Hornet. For the show, Seth Rogen will join the team. “I’m a big fan of MYTHBUSTERS,” said Rogen. “We were making a big action movie and it just seemed like the only time we could do something like this. I watch the show all the time and it just seemed cool to see if the stuff in our movie was possible in any way, shape or form.” The two scenes from the film that they will be busting are “Explosive Escape” and “Elevator Car Cut”. Here are two videos from the upcoming episode:

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  • 10Dec

    Nintendo sells in November

    We don’t receive NPD data anymore, but Nintendo has sent us a press release with details on how they did in November. Nice to see someone talking about their numbers. Nintendo sold 2.7 million Wii and DS systems. The number is made up of 1.2 million Wii systems and 1.5 million units of DS systems (any of the DS family). “According to our internal numbers, Nintendo sold 600,000 Wii systems during Thanksgiving Week alone, an increase of 50,000 over 2009,” said Charlie Scibetta, Nintendo of America’s senior director of Corporate Communications. “Holiday shoppers are obviously responding well to the great value Nintendo products offer, from our special bundles to the social fun of our games.” For the holidays, Nintendo is promoting their Limited-edition red Wii to honor the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. There is also a limited-edition, red Nintendo DSi XL.

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  • 10Dec

    True Blood comic gets a second series

    IDW released the first True Blood Comics during this past San Diego Comic Con. They are teaming up again with HBO to create a sequel to the comic series with a brand new story. The sequel is due out in February 2011. Also in February, IDW will launch the hardcover collection of the first True Blood story arc, All Together Now. In case you missed it. “Co-Writing the TRUE BLOOD comic is a dream come true both as a performer on the show and as longtime comic fan. It’s a real privilege to build on the rapidly growing True Blood mythology,” said McMillian. Continued Andreyko: “Words can’t express how excited I am to be writing this with Michael. We’re doing our damndest to spin a tale that fans of the show, and comics readers, will drink up like blood!” The comics will be available digitally as well. Don’t worry about

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  • 10Dec

    Gran Turismo sales exceed 60 million units

    The racing simulator franchise, Gran Turismo has just sold over 60 million units as of December 6, 2010. This figure includes GT 5 and basically 12 years of racing magic. Gran Turismo 5 has sold more than 5.5 million units since December 6. Title Release Dates in North America: Gran Turismo May 12, 1998 Gran Turismo 2 December 7, 1999 Gran Turismo 3 A-spec July 10, 2001 Gran Turismo 4 February 2005 Gran Turismo 5 Prologue April 15, 2008 Gran Turismo (PSP) October 1, 2009 Gran Turismo 5 November 24, 2010 Which was your first GT experience?

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  • 10Dec

    Few pictures from Magic Draft Night

    The Magic World Championships have started and Wizards was kind enough to send us some initial pictures! I love the picture of the female in the Kimono drawing her draft. I hope she continue to kick butt with her picks!

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  • 10Dec

    Slash Info

    Hey guys! Xalaga here with the news!  This week we are going to do a little bit of everything ¬_¬.  So sit tight and let’s get this party started!! It’s never too late, Subotai! For a limited time, ending on December 20th 2010, you can get some nice deals! Buy one month of game time: Get the Hyborian Adventures client for FREE! Buy three months of game time: Get the Rise of the Godslayer upgrade for FREE! Buy six months of game time: Get all the above, the Warlord’s Cache (a large collection of consumable potions) AND the fabled level 80 White Tiger Mount! Lord of the Rings Online November update: The folks at Turbine just announced the release of the newest content update for LOTR, bringing improvements, more  quest, contact and adventure than before! More Free Content! Players can now play the epic story in Moria, Lothlórien and Mirkwood

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