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Newegg offers Black Ops for $49.99 with code

Want to pick up Call of Duty: Black Ops on the cheap? Head on over to newegg.com and pop in the discount code EMCZZYX76 at checkout and get free shipping and a ten dollar discount for the Xbox 360 version of the game. That is, assuming you can wait a few more days. You’re welcome.

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Review: Academagia: The Making of Mages

I’m a fan of the cliché. I like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and most of the crap that spins off of it; like Dragon Age or Oblivion for example, what with all of their orcs, wood elves, and magical lore. That said, I optimistically decided to give Academagia: The Making of Mages a […]

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Awesome Things: A Pokémon Rap Song

For some people, video games and video game music has a special place in their heart. For others, video games inspire fans to create something their own;  like for instance the masterpiece that is “The Birds and the Beedrills”, a rap song that calls upon the powers of 151 different pokémon to convey sweet nothings […]

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Cute Things: Live Version of Plants vs. Zombies End Credits

How great is that feeling when you finally beat a game, the end credits start rolling, and you hear an amazing song, or better yet, see an amazing music video? We’ve heard some good ones; the ever famous Portal song, Still Alive, Rogue Warrior‘s infamous mishmash of Mickey Rourke’s catcalls, or the long loved end […]

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Treyarch fully committed to Call of Duty

Treyarch has a strong association with the Call of Duty series, but believe it or not, they developed several other titles including Quantum of Solace and multiple Spider-Man titles; most recently Spider-Man: Web of Shadows. Yet, it seems those days have come and gone for Treyarch according to studio head Mark Lamia.

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1:1 Scale Gundam RX-78-2 returns this July

Of all the totally bad ass things in this world, giant fighting mecha might deserve a nod. Last summer, Bandai completed a 59 foot tall Gundam replica and displayed it proudly in Odaiba’s Shiokaze Park. Well, it’s coming back with an addition; a Gundam sized beam saber.

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PlayStation Move trailer

The Gem, the Arc, the Move… whatever. It’s coming soon, and well, it looks pretty cool. But, will it succeed? This might be a silly point to be making, but I noticed that the “globe” on the end has the ability to change colors. My first instinct was “Thank God!”, who wants to play with […]

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UPDATE: Massive PSN error warrants response

Sony recently released a statement detailing the terms of the widespread PSN error that’s affecting PS3 owners to the point where certain titles have become unplayable. Some gamers have also lost trophies to the error. Sony posted on their website, As you may be aware, some customers have been unable to connect to the PlayStation […]

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Mass Effect 2 Firewalker DLC Announced

The newest DLC for the Mass Effect 2 Cerberus Network has been announced and it’s looking to add a whole new element to the game. The new DLC will include the Hammerhead assault vehicle, a bad ass hovercraft with a guided missile system and the potential to race a cool 120 kilometers per hour across the battlefield […]

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Download Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Free Courtesy of EA

While fans wait for Command & Conquer: Tiberian Twilight to arrive on March 16, they can bask in the glorious freeware that is Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun available for download a month in advance to the “the epic conclusion to the Tiberium saga.” And did I mention they’re sweetening the deal by adding in the […]

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Cerberus Soon to Offer Extra Free In-Game Content (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Starting tomorrow, you will be able to download the Cerberus Assault Armor and M-22a Eviscerator Shotgun for Shephard and crew if you’ve activated your Cerberus Network Card. The DLC goes live on Tuesday, February 9th at 2pm EDT for both the PC and Xbox 360 versions of the game. Get the full stats over […]

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Final Fantasy 13 Set To Ship on 3 Discs

Square-Enix confirms that the Xbox 360 version of Final Fantasy 13 will span 3 discs According to Gamefly, a video game rental website, Final Fantasy 13 will be shipping on three discs. They posted this information on their website yesterday; NOTE: This is a three disc game, but it only counts as one disc against […]

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Mass Effect 2 Disk Swapping Explained

Chris Priestly, Community Coordinator for Bioware, went into detail about the disk swap that takes place for the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 2 “at a carefully planned place in the game” last month on Bioware’s official forums. According to Bioware producer Jessie Houston, in an interview with IGN, players will need to re-insert […]

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Jay Reatard Dead at 29

Memphis native Jimmy Lee Lindsey, Jr., better known by his stage name “Jay Reatard” was put to rest this past Saturday evening after dying unexpectedly in his sleep at 3:30 am on January 13th, 2010. Reatard, who released the highly praised album Watch Me Fall this last August, was what Rolling Stone would call a […]

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Play Halo and Help Haiti

After being struck with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake earlier this week, victims of the natural disaster in Haiti need all the help they can get. Bungie, developers of the game Halo, are calling gamers to action by requesting they merely hop online and change their icon to a special emblem of support in order to raise […]

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Hasbro Sues Over D&D Digital Game Rights

Infogrames Entertainment is at the receiving end of a sudden legal battle after failing to successfully negotiate with Hasbro over a digital games rights dispute concerning the long standing Dungeons & Dragons franchise. “Dungeons & Dragons is owned by Hasbro’s wholly-owned subsidiary Wizards of the Coast, who discovered earlier this year that Atari may have […]

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Top Selling Games for 2009 – Bookie Pays Out Early For Modern Warfare 2

NPD has released the top 10 selling games by console for 2009 through November in the United States. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360) brings in the most dough, holding down the number one spot with a staggering 4.2 million in sales. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, after listing the odds for MW2 back […]

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The Importance of Good Voice Acting in Video Games

Why developers are spending more money on higher quality talent. Anyone that played The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for more than a few days quickly began to recognize Bethesda’s budget deficit in their voice acting department. Characters you had never seen before somehow felt eerily similar to the shop merchant you visited in the last […]

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