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  • 28Sep

    Weekly Roundup Episode 23

    Once again, I’m sorry, Internet. Life makes me slower when it comes to uploading. So this news is a little old. Again, sorry. But that doesn’t make it any less entertaining! It’s just Tiffany and Trina this week as they talk Tokyo Game Show, PS Vita’s battery life, gamer girl porn, Stripgamer turning into StripVille, Netflix renting games, The Stanley Parable, investors’ confidence in Nintendo, Diablo III’s talent calculator, DC Universe Online going free-to-play and NHL 12′s female character customization. Download the show here! Please leave us feedback on iTunes! You can also leave us a voicemail at (209) 874-6555, and email us at weeklyroundup@gamingangels.com. New show coming up very, very soon — and this one’s even timely (I know).

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  • 28Sep

    Amazon announces Kindle Fire and browser

    Amazon held a press conference today where they spoke about new line of Kindle eBook Readers but also launched a new browser for the Kindle Fire Tablet. Silk is an attempt to make web browsing faster. It uses the cloud for heavy lifting which Amazon claims will help with battery life of a device as well. Here’s a video on how Silk works and why it will make a difference in your experience browsing: Silk will only be available on the Kindle Fire tablet to start. The Kindle Fire will be available starting in November for $199. The Fire has a 7 inch touchscreen. Amazon Prime members will be able to stream movies and tv shows easily to the tablet. The interface itself has been simplified from a typical OS look. Users can touch their way through previous experiences to jump back in. Users’ books, movies, apps will all be

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  • 28Sep

    Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle looks pretty cool

    The Humble Indie Bundle is back! Again! Sort of! This time, it returns as the “Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle,” where you pay what you want to get a copy of Frozen Synapse, which normally retails for $25. Okay, one game. Where’s the other four? This is where they’re smart. Pay more than the average price, and you get the entire Humble Frozenbyte Bumdle, containing Trine, Shadowgrounds: Survivor, Shadowgrounds, a preorder of Splot, and the prototype of Jack Claw. Paying more than the average means that the average is going to be rising — so get in as soon as possible and make your donation if you’re low on funds. You’ve got 14 days. Check out this bundle’s video:

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  • 28Sep

    Foo Fighters closing out this year’s BlizzCon

    Blizzard announced today that the Foo Fighters are headlining BlizzCon’s closing concert on October 22. (The convention itself is October 21-22.) This will be Dave Grohl’s second BlizzCon appearance in two years — last year, he served as drummer to Tenacious D. “We’re pretty sure that in the future, music historians will look back at BlizzCon 2011 as the unquestionable pinnacle of Foo Fighters’ long and illustrious career,” said Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters founder and frontman. “We look forward to living up to that prediction by bringing the Horde and Alliance together to rock the hell out of Anaheim next month.” Grohl & Co. aren’t the only performers at the event — The concert will open with a performance from The Artist Formerly Known as Level 80 Elite Tauren Chieftain, followed by Blizzard’s own in-house metal band. (Wait, Blizzard has an in-house band? Why is that ridiculous, awesome and not

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  • 28Sep

    ‘L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition’ out this November for PC

    Rockstar’s L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition is launching on PC (in disc form and also on Steam and OnLive) on November 8, 2011 in North America, and November 11 in Europe. The $49.99 PC version of the game includes a multi-use code to download every DLC pack ever released for the game — the “Nicholson Electroplating” Arson case, “Reefer Madness” Vice case, “The Consul’s Car” Traffic case, “The Naked City” Vice case and the “A Slip of the Tongue” Traffic case. The PC version also supports NVIDIA’s 3D Vision. Here’s the specs, for anyone thinking about jumping in: Operating System: Windows 7 / Windows Vista Service Pack 1 / Windows XP Service Pack 3 / OnLive for PC or Mac; Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.2GHz to Quad Core 3.2GHz / AMD Dual Core 2.4Ghz to Quad Core 3.2Ghz; RAM: 2GB to 8GB; Hard drive space: 16GB; Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce

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  • 28Sep

    And the Xbox 360 and Gears 3 winner is…

    GamingAngels and GameStop asked you to go Commando on September 19th and you all responded! We loved the comments and had so many great entries. Now that September 19th has passed, it’s time to announce the winner of a brand new Xbox 360 and a copy of Gears of War 3!! Drum roll please….. The winner of the Go Commando GameStop and GamingAngels sweepstakes is Dustin Rankhorn Huge Congrats to him! Thank you everyone that entered. The contest did so well, I’m sure we’ll have another one at GamingAngels soon! So come by often and watch out….the next console giveaway could be yours!!

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