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Maryland Declares September 21, 2010 Sid Meier's Civilization V Day

By Mike Sharkey | PC News | Jul 29, 2010 4:02 PM | Comment

Civilization fans already know September 21 is Civ V day, but now the state of Maryland, home to developer Firaxis studios, has made it official with a gubernatorial proclamation: September 21, 2010 is Sid Meier's Civilization V Day. Read More ». Check out this website on dayz standalone hacks here.

Maryland Governor Declares September 21 Sid Meier's Civilization V Day

StarCraft II: Our Thoughts So Far

By Eric Neigher | PC Articles | Jul 29, 2010 3:00 PM | Comment

LOS ANGELES, CA -- A man was found bleary-eyed and stumbling about on Olympic Boulevard today, obstructing traffic and crying "Kekekeke!" at passersby. LAPD officers responded to the scene, but released the man -- identified as Eric Neigher -- on his own recognizance. A spokesman for the department simply stated: "Frickin' StarCraft II." Read More »

Star Wars: The Executive Producer Unleashed -- Haden Blackman Leaves LucasArts

By Mike Sharkey | PlayStation 3 News | Jul 29, 2010 2:59 PM | Comment

Haden Blackman has unleashed himself from LucasArts. The writer and executive producer of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and its upcoming sequel has suddenly resigned after 13 years with the company. Read More »

Star Wars: The Force Unleahsed Writer, Exec Producer Resigns

Halo: Reach Trailer: A glimpse at the Most Ambitious Campaign in Franchise History

By Mike Sharkey | Xbox 360 Videos | Jul 29, 2010 1:46 PM

Bungie's last Halo game drops in less than seven weeks, and the latest Reach Campaign trailer suggests the studio is ready to go out with a bang. Witness detailed snippets ranging from the invasion of the planet Reach by the Covenant to the Spartan counter attack to Noble Team's effort to take the fight into space, all backed by a sample of the game's original score written by Halo composer Marty O'Donnell. Remember Reach? After this trailer, it's hard to forget. See More »

Halo: Reach Campaign Trailer

Sony's PlayStation Turnaround Isn't Quite Complete, Division Reports $43 M Loss

By Mike Sharkey | PlayStation 3 News | Jul 29, 2010 12:01 PM | Comment

Sony's PlayStation business is still operating at a loss, but the dramatic leap from a $422.1 million freefall in the first fiscal quarter of 2009 to today's reported $43 million deficit in first quarter 2010 indicate the Networked Products and Services division is close to finally making the tech giant money. Read More »

Sony Returns to Profitability, PlayStation Business Not Quite There Yet

Realtime Worlds Living Up to its Name with MyWorld, a Recreated 3D Earth Designed for Social Gaming

By Mike Sharkey | PC News | Jul 29, 2010 9:45 AM | Comment

What would it look like if Nintendo built Google Earth? That's the rhetorical question the folks at Realtime Worlds are asking in an attempt to explain Project: MyWorld, a virtual recreation of the real world combined with 3D gaming and social media. Read More »

Realtime Worlds Unveils MyWorld, A Next Gen Social Gaming Hub

Get Ready to Get Ready, Nintendo Plans to Date, Price 3DS in September

By Mike Sharkey | Nintendo DS News | Jul 29, 2010 9:10 AM | Comment

As we noted earlier, Nintendo reported a $288 million loss in its latest fiscal quarter, thanks in large part to the 45% nose dive by the DS. Interesting then, Nintendo would today announce that it plans to date and price its upcoming glasses-free 3DS on September 29. Read More »

Nintendo Plans to Date and Price 3DS in September

Toy Soldiers Tops the List of XBLA Downloads Halfway Through 2010

By Mike Sharkey | Xbox 360 News | Jul 29, 2010 8:37 AM | Comment

After a sluggish January and February, Xbox Live Arcade took off in March, thanks to Microsoft's Block Party event and titles like Toy Soldiers and Perfect Dark. XBLA sales are now up an impressive 36% compared to last year, with first half 2010 revenues topping $46 million. Read More »

Toy Soldiers Tops the List of XBLA Downloads at the 2010 Halfway Marker

SOCOM 4 Won't Be PlayStation Move Launch Title, Game Delayed Until 2011

By Mike Sharkey | PlayStation 3 News | Jul 29, 2010 8:07 AM | Comment

Sony hoped a PlayStation Move-enabled SOCOM 4 would not only help reinvigorate the third-person shooter franchise, but also entice core gamers to line up for its motion control system when it launches this fall. But according to developer Zipper Interactive, SOCOM 4 won't make the list of Move launch titles. Read More »

Zipper Interactive Announces SOCOM 4 Delayed Until 2011

Mario is a High-Jumping, Fireballing Hero, but He's Still Human -- Nintendo Reports $288 M Loss

By Mike Sharkey | News | Jul 29, 2010 7:24 AM | Comment

Despite having the top selling console and handheld gaming devices in the world, not to mention the bulk of the top 10 selling games, Nintendo managed to lose money in its latest fiscal quarter, which ended on June 30. The Mario maker reported a $288.4 million loss today, a cataclysmic shift compared to the $483.7 million profit it recorded in the same quarter last year. Read More »

Nintendo Issues Quarterly Financials, Reports $288 Million Loss

Eberron on Five Points a Day

By Cory Banks | PC Articles | Jul 28, 2010 3:20 PM | Comment

Last year, Turbine surprised the MMO world by opening the gates to Dungeons & Dragons Online, allowing anyone to simply sign up for an account, download the client, and save the world of Eberron -- all for free. Gone are industry-standard subscription fees, replaced by an in-game eCommerce system filled with items and content that players can buy, on-demand, whenever they wish. Turbine gambled on the idea that giving their content away will make the game better -- and even make more money.

As a World of Warcraft addict, I've found the "Turbine Model" intriguing. While many players have been digging through DDO's content for free, I've been shelling out $15 a month to Blizzard for the privilege of running the same old heroic five-man instances or leveling yet another alt. Was I missing something here, and how much would it cost me to find the fun? I decided to find out. Read More »

Eberron on Five Points a Day

The Cold War on Your DS: Activision Announces Handheld Version of Black Ops

By Mike Sharkey | Nintendo DS News | Jul 28, 2010 1:03 PM | Comment

Activision is asking Nintendo DS players to heed the Call of Duty. The publisher announced today that its upcoming CoD title, Black Ops, will also be fragging its way to the DS. De-classified details after the jump. Read More »

Activision Announces Call of Duty: Black Ops for Nintendo DS

Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy Director Planning the Citizen Kane of Videogames, Announcement Soon

By Mike Sharkey | News | Jul 28, 2010 12:18 PM | Comment

Geeks slumped in disappointment when Guillermo del Toro bowed out of directing The Hobbit movie due to scheduling restraints. The good news is he's putting his recently refreshed calendar to good use: del Toro says an announcement about a development deal with a major videogame company is on the way. Read More »

Guillermo del Toro to Make Major Videogame Announcement

BioWare Has a Challenge for Dragon Age Fans: Beat the Golems of Amgarrak

By Mike Sharkey | Xbox 360 News | Jul 28, 2010 11:42 AM | Comment

The recent Dragon Age II announcement and first screenshots has fans itching to return to Ostagar. BioWare aims to capitalize on that urge with a new add-on for Dragon Age: Origins, Golems of Amgarrak. Read More »

BioWare Announces Golems of Amgarrak DLC for Dragon Age: Origins

Massive Patch Coming for Massive Action Game (MAG)

By Mike Sharkey | PlayStation 3 News | Jul 28, 2010 11:16 AM | Comment

The team at Zipper Interactive has been listening to its loyal fan base, and in just over a week it plans to release a major patch that will include some of the most asked for features in massive online shooter, MAG. Faction the jump for details. Read More »

Zipper Interactive Announces Patch, New Features for MAG

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