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  • 13Dec

    Gawker and Twitter Hacked: Change Your Passwords

    Gawker Hack Leads to Twitter ‘Acai’ Spam Attack. This morning a hack compromising Gawker’s commenting system over the weekend has spread to a Twitter spam attack today. A Twitter spam attack is spreading through the site via tweets that have something about “acai berry” in them. If you have a Twitter or Gawker account you are being warned by both companies not to use the same password for the Gawker commenting system and Twitter. Everyone should go and change those passwords immediately, and don’t use the same passwords for any two accounts. Over the weekend, a hacker accessed Gawker’s database, where about 1.5 million usernames, e-mails, and passwords were encrypted. Simple passwords may have been be vulnerable to a brute-force attack. You should change the password on Gawker (GED/commenting system) and on any other sites on which you’ve used the same passwords. Gawker said in a statement. “Out of an

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  • 13Dec

    Dead Rising DLC

    Dead Rising 2 DLC Two successors to the Dead Rising 2 game called Case Zero, and now Dead Rising 2: Case West are new content on Xbox Live. The Case West installment will extend the zombie slayings of Dead Rising 2 by bringing back to life the character from the original Dead Rising. Frank West arrives in Fortune City to investigate Phenotrans and the zombie outbreaks. This chapter is set immediately after the events of Dead Rising 2. For now it’s available exclusively on Xbox LIve. Dead Rising 2: Case West will have co-op with Frank teaming up with Chuck Greene. Frank is able to take photographs to provide indisputable key evidence. Fans of the game will enjoy the cameo appearances from other characters from Dead Rising.

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  • 13Dec

    Guillermo del Toro Enters Game Industry

    Saturday nights revelations at the Spike Video Game Awards included a presentation from Guillermo del Toro. The writer – director is best known for his latest works, Hellboy and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth. He announced that he plans to create inSANE, an original trilogy of triple-A games. To be developed by Volition, Inc., inSANE promises to deliver an unprecedented cinematic experience while redefining storytelling in gaming. it is a long way off the first chapter in the series is expected to launch in 2013. Del Toro will serve as external creative director for the games, and will be working closely with THQ Executive Vice President, Core Games Danny Bilson, and others at THQ’s Volition, Inc. studios on the development of the trilogy. In addition, THQ and del Toro will collaborate on potential transmedia projects surrounding the inSANE games. Video Games | Insane | VGA 10: Exclusive Debut Teaser XBox 360

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  • 13Dec

    Watch Trina on TLC Wedding Day Makeover

    Update: The episode will be shown again tomorrow at 11:30am eastern. Hi everyone! About three months ago, Matt and I got married. The whole event was like a whirlwind and today on TLC you can see part of it! TLC filmed the hair and makeup for my wedding on Wedding Day Makeover. The show is about the hair and makeup transformation of brides. They picked me because of GamingAngels! We wanted to showcase women in games in a positive light! Hopefully the editing is good, as I have no idea how it actually turned out. But you’ll get a glimpse at my wedding day, the getting ready and probably about 2 minutes of our ceremony. lol GamingAngels is featured throughout. Most of my bridal party and most everyone in attendance is a gamer and/or works in the game industry. It was a very special event and I’m honored that you

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  • 13Dec

    Mass Effect 2 Coming to PS3

    It was announced today that EA and Bioware have confirmed a release date for the PS3 version of Mass Effect 2. Mass Effect 2 which was previously a Microsoft exclusive will finally come to PlayStation 3 January 18th in North America, and on the 21st of January in Europe. Additionally the PS3 version will feature all the currently available downloadable chapters. And it will include access to the Cerberus Network add-ons, Zaheed and Firewalker. As well as providing all the packs right up to the Lair of the Shadow Broker. The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 will feature an interactive comic that will bridge the gap left by the absence on a PS version of Mass Effect.

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  • 13Dec

    Labyrinth HD by Dr. Reiner Knizia arrives in the app store

    Today, Tribeflame released a new puzzle game, designed by prolific board, card and role-playing game designer, Dr. Reiner Knizia. In Labyrinth HD, you take on the role of a hero heading deep into the earth in search of treasure. Along the hero’s journey you will face different dangers and opportunities. The game mechanics are simple, but hopefully also addictive. You build a labyrinth by dragging tiles into a 4×4 grid and rotating them into place. Then you have objectives for building your labyrinth: Get through the labyrinth to the upper side Avoid the monsters Collect swords that let you deal with the monsters Collect treasures on the way The game is divided into 3 scenarios. You start off in the Hedge Maze, with the basic game as described above. When you have completed all levels of the Hedge Maze, you proceed into the Castle Ruins. This scenario is haunted by

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  • 13Dec

    Elder Scrolls V Skyrim Trailer

    At the Spike Video Game Awards Bethesda Softworks announced the release of the latest volume in the Elder Scrolls series, and released this official debut trailer for The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. It’s currently scheduled for a November 11, 2011 release date. Bethesda is best known for solid action RPG games with a rich single player experience. Heavy on crafting and survival the Fallout and Elder Scrolls games have been award winning. In the past they built them on the same engine. Bethesda’s community manager Nick Breckon revealed on Twitter that the TES V: Skyrim engine is new. Lots of excitment was generated by the big reveal for Elder Scrolls fans. The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be available cross platform for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 next fall. Video Games | Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim | VGA 10: Exclusive Debut Trailer XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii

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  • 13Dec

    Guild Wars 2 Character Artist Kristen Perry Talks to GA’s Geek Woman

    Our very own Geek Woman got the chance to chat with Guild Wars Character Artist Kirsten Perry.

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