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Petroglyph shutting down Battle for Graxia MOBA months after launch

Petroglyph Games is shutting down its recently overhauled MOBA release <i>Battle for Graxia</i> on June 27,just months after its launch in May, the studio announced on its official forums.<p>As a result, the studio will no longer accept payment for Petroglyph coins, while those who previously purchased the …

Haswell Highlights: 6 New And Noteworthy Gaming Laptops

Intel‘s 4th-generation processor is here, and laptop manufactures around the globe have been assaulting inboxes with press releases and impressive specs. MSI’s GT70 was first to launch, but the powerful combination of Haswell and NVIDIA’s new 700M series of mobile GPUs is proliferating quickly, …

Dark Link and Link go toe-to-toe in a live-action The Legend of Zelda short

<i>Link's Shadow</i>, a live-action fan-film based on The Legend of Zelda franchise, entails an epic battle between the demonic Dark Link, Link and unsuspecting hunters.<p>"Three hunters in a forest discover that they have trapped a demon - Dark Link! An epic battle ensues as they try to prevent the …

Report Of Liquid Woolly Mammoth Blood Prompts Clone Talk

Scientists in Siberia say they've extracted blood samples from the carcass of a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth, reviving speculation that a clone of the extinct animal might someday walk the earth, if scientists are able to find living cells. But researchers say the find, which also included …

Why the creator of the most realistic gaming gun ever isn’t backing down

Video games lead to violence. They warp impressionable young minds because titles like Call of Duty and Battlefield are so realistic that players can’t tell the difference. They are worse than guns.<p>We’ve all heard these extreme claims from the National Rifle Association, from politicians, and from …

Infographic: Top colleges and highest salaries in gaming industry

Video games are not a waste of time if you’re a programmer who studied at the University of California and you work for Bethesda Game Studios (Skyrim, Fallout). At least according to this data.<p>Casual-game developer Big Fish put together a giant infographic that lists the best schools for gaming, …

When Do Mobile Games Ditch Free-to-Play? When They’re Made to Babysit.

Across multiple genres, it’s fairly common for mobile games to start out as “premium” (as in, paid), and then become “free to play” once their …

Mobile Gaming

Researchers Discover A Mammoth Carcass Full Of Blood

A Russian team from Yakutsk found the carcass in the frozen tundra of the New Siberian Islands.<p>"We suppose that the mammoth fell into water or got bogged down in a swamp, could not free herself and died. Due to this fact the lower part of the body, including the lower jaw, and tongue tissue, was …

Mirror's Edge 2 spotted on EA website

The evidence for Mirror's Edge 2 continues to mount. A help page for Mirror's Edge 2 was spotted on Electronic Arts' own website today, continuing to suggest a sequel to the 2008 free-running game is soon to be announced.<p>The page has since been removed, but NeoGAF was able to capture an image …

E3

From Xbox One to Xbox None: The risks of an internet-required gaming console

Microsoft's next console brings with it one very important requirement: An internet connection.<p>If you can't get online, or don't want to, the Xbox One becomes useless.<p>Microsoft is making a bet that its next console can survive, perhaps even thrive, off of the purchases of those typically plugged-in …

Mirror's Edge 2 listing pops up again

A second retailer listing for Mirror's Edge 2 has emerged. A since-removed product page on Amazon's Italian arm suggests the sequel to the 2008 free-running game is coming exclusively to Xbox One.<p>Microsoft has pledged to release 15 Xbox One-exclusive titles during the platform's first 12 months, …

Xbox

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

China is starting to get embarrassed about its tourists’ obnoxious behavior abroad

Chinese tourists are making their mark on the global tourism industry—literally. The picture above is a relief etched 3,500 years ago in Egypt’s Luxor Temple in Egypt. More recently, someone added the characters “Ding Jinhao was here,” as documented by an ashamed Chinese traveler who posted his …

China

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles