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  • 24Feb

    Pokémon Black & White TCG to arrive in stores in April!

    The Pokémon Company have announced the new Pokémon trading card expansion to complement the release of the video game, available as either theme decks or as booster packs.

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  • 24Feb

    “Virtua Tennis 4″ serves up a May release date

    Sega announced today that Virtua Tennis 4 for PS3, 360 and Wii will be in North American stores on May 10, 2011. The game features the likenesses of tennis stars Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Juan Martin Del Porto and Caroline Wozniacki. The special World Tour mode allows you to make many decisions over the course of your tennis career, so you’ll never have the same experience twice. The game takes advantage of the special motion capabilities on each console – Move, Wii MotionPlus and Kinect – making this one of the most realistic tennis video games on the market. The PS3 version also offers 3D. Stay tuned to GamingAngels for an interview with the creator and executive producer of Virtua Tennis 4, Mie Kumagai.

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  • 24Feb

    Ubisoft releasing “We Dare” for those adults who want a sexy Wii party

    Who needs Mario Party when you’ve got this, right? Well, at least that’s what I think Ubisoft wants people over the age of 18 to think. Take a look at their trailer for “sexy, quirky party game” We Dare. So, that’s spanking, kissing, pole-dancing avatars and stripping. Get past that to the “parental code” section of the video (which may only function properly on the actual YouTube site) and see…well, more of that. Sometimes in German. (The one where two guys try out the kissing game for about one second while the girls…I guess, play elsewhere…is semi-amusing.) Let’s get real. How many adults need a game like this to host the equivalent of a high schooler’s house party? Who on Earth is this for? Because really, if you need something to loosen people up, alcohol really does do the trick. I don’t think you need a video game to get

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  • 24Feb

    Wizard World Anaheim announces guests

    Wizard World is coming back to Anaheim Convention Center April 29 through May 1. Along with the dates announced, the organization has announced special guests. Michael McMillian, John Schnieder, Adam West, Burt Ward, and Chase Masterson will be headlining the event. “Anaheim Comic Con was THE most anticipated and attended new event of the Spring, and we are thrilled to come back to the Anaheim Convention Center with one of the hottest new shows going,” said Gareb Shamus, Wizard World CEO. “We will have an incredible array of celebrity guests, and many award-winning comic creators lined up.” The following seven artists from World of Warcraft will be in attendance: Thomas Denmark, Cole Eastburn, Lucas Graciano, Mike “Daarken” Lim, Glenn Rane, Tony Washington and Michael C. Hayes. TCG fans can join in on the Magic: The Gathering tournament. Tickets are available in advance here. GamingAngels went to Wizard World last year

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  • 24Feb

    The First Female Fighters in MMA Game – Herrig and Gutierrez join Supremacy MMA

    Today history is being made for women, and if you are like me, you might not be aware of it. Except for in anime, I had never heard of Mixed Martial Arts fighting. I didn’t even know that there are female mixed martial arts fighters in the USA! Not to be confused with wrestling, MMA is Mixed Martial Arts, and it has become a largely male sport here; but apparently women fighters have been working hard to make a name for themselves in MMA. Supremacy MMA a video game for PS3 and XBox 360 from 505 Games, which is competing against other big titles like THQ’s UFC Undisputed and EA’s EA MMA Sports. You may have read my recent article about EA’s sexism and bad karma. Well, it seems to go deeper than just the advertising. There are no female avatars in either game. In a spate of years where

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  • 24Feb

    IDGA Hosting Game Industry Panels at PAX EAST

    The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is adding to PAX East’s already packed schedule with three full days of sessions for working developers and people interested in game industry careers. “After our first joint effort with PAX in 2010, IGDA members told us how much they liked attending development sessions while being able to enjoy PAX at the same time, so we decided to take things up to 11 and create a full program for PAX East,” Gordon Bellamy, executive director, IGDA, said. “Nothing will make us happier than to see each session filled with gamers ready to create the next Halo.” The sessions keynote will be given by Turbine Executive Producer Fernando Paiz. His talk, “The Game Monetization Revolution: Embracing new business models that are good for both players and developers”  will take place Saturday.  Paiz oversees Dungeons & Dragons Online and joined Turbine in 2004 as Director of

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