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  • 29Mar

    ‘Zumba Fitness Rush’ Spurs Flash Mob

    More than 2,000 people gathered in Los Angeles to participate in a Zumba Fitness Rush flash mob. The event celebrated the launch of the game, which has sold more the 6 million copies in previous versions of the game. So, if flash mobs are your thing watch this video to see just how massive zumba, and flash mobs are. Zumba Fitness Rush is on Xbox 360 and requires Kinect.  

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  • 29Mar

    Harry Potter Series Goes Digital

    The JK Rowling authored Harry Potter series of books, and audio books, finally made their way to digital devices! Starting at just $7.99, each digital book file is available for purchase on the newly opened Pottermore Shop (You don’t need a Pottermore account (which is STILL in beta) but you will need to create a Pottermore Shop account to buy). There’s also the comprehensive collection, unequivocally a great value, at $57.54. The audiobooks are pricier, beginning at $29.99, with the collection clocking in at $242.94. According to the website, the Ebooks are available in EPUB and Kindle formats, audiobooks are in MP3; making both options compatible with every e-reader, application, computer, MP3 player, tablet and damn near every other device on Earth. Pottermore’s shop also allows you to ‘gift’ the books to friends and family, whether you buy for yourself, or for someone else, the downloads are available for instant

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  • 29Mar

    THQ Lays Off 118 Employees

      THQ is changing the direction of Warhammer 40,000 from a MMO to a single player experience with online components. With the shift, THQ will lay off 79 employees from Vigil Games in Texas and 39 employees from Relic Entertainment in Vancouver. The company couldn’t find a partner to allow the MMO direction to continue. “As previously announced, we have been actively looking for a business partner for the game as an MMO. However, based on changing market dynamics and the additional investment required to complete the game as an MMO, we believe the right direction for us is to shift the title from an MMO to a premium experience with single and multiplayer gameplay, robust digital content and community features,” said Brian Farrell, President and CEO of THQ Inc. “Because we believe strongly in the high-quality and vast creative work that is in production, this is the right decision

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