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  • 14Aug

    EA announcements at GamesCom

    The game industry is in Germany for GamesCom this week and we have various announcements from Electronic Arts that you may be interested in. First, Dead Space 3 will be released in February 5, 2013. Dead Space 3 will have a limited edition that will give gamers access to “First Contact” and “Witness the Truth”, each containing an advanced suit and a new weapon. Then DICE adds to Battlefield 3 with the ultimate game pack, Battlefield 3 Premium Edition. The kit comes with the original Battlefield 3 game, all Battlefield 3 Premium content, and a Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Head-Start kit that comes with weapons and vehicle upgrades. The Battlefield 3 Premium Content is priced at $69.99. “Since launch, over 15 million people worldwide have enjoyed the thrill of Battlefield, and with the release of Battlefield 3 Premium Edition the community is set to surge once again. Packing a ton of

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  • 14Aug

    A Reading Betrayal from my Daughter

    My daughter has been a reliable little mini-geek all her life. She loves Dr. Who, she picks most of her books from the science fiction/fantasy section of the YA category (and the middle grade readers before that), she participates in science experiments with me, she even has a cool t-shirt with Tweety Bird wearing glasses that says “Nerdy Chicks Rule”. So, when we received the list of required reading for incoming freshman at her high school and it included Ender’s Game, I thought we had it covered. Of course I have Ender’s Game. I love Ender’s Game! Orson Scott Card is crazy, but this book is great, and it is the start of a great series. I was excited, we would have a new series of books to share and talk about; I couldn’t believe that she hadn’t read the book already. She started to read the book happily enough,

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  • 14Aug

    Death rocks in Darksiders II

    Rating: M Genre: Platformer/RPG Publisher: THQ Developer: Vigil Games Release Date: August 14, 2012 BUY NOW The Quick bite: “Darksiders II is a huge platformer/RPG that gamers will love to play and get themselves lost in.” Up to this point, myself and CrunchyChocobo have had the pleasure of seeing early stages of Darksiders II. We’ve written about the plot line and some vague points both here and here. CrunchyChocobo’s write up is a bit more recent and she was allowed much more gameplay time than I was. But between the two previews you can definitely tell this is a game for GamingAngels readers to get excited about. For the quick rundown, in Darksiders II, you play as Death, one of the brothers of the four horseman. He is on a mission to clear his brother, War’s name from the events that took place in the first Darksiders. If you haven’t

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