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Magicka 2's wizards are still the most unpredictable and unprofessional in fantasy

Four little wizards in colorful robes run around a map, waving their staffs and casting spells. They almost look like they know what they're doing. The giveaway that they don't (at least, not always), is that they keep accidentally zapping each other and, occasionally, themselves.<p>Magicka's wizards …

Social role-playing game Velvet Sundown lets you solve thong-related mysteries

Making realistic human characters for games isn’t easy. Helsinki-based Tribe Studios has spent the last four years figuring out how to do it with a game engine dubbed Dramagame. In the past couple of weeks, Tribe has released its first title, Velvet Sundown, which is based on the Dramagame …

The Best Pokémon Players In The World For 2014 Are...These Guys

The 2014 Pokémon World Championships, held in Washington DC, finished up earlier today, leaving the planet with six new Pokémon Masters across both …

The Mega Man 2.5D project moves into beta 3.0, still has co-op

The newest iteration of developer Peter Sjostrand's <i>Mega Man 2.5D</i> is out, and you can download it off the official site.<p>The 3.0 beta boasts new co-op …

Nintendo uses copyright on best Pokémon fan project. It's super effective

Claudia Ng had recently purchased a 3D printer, and one of her first projects was to create the model for a Pokémon-themed planter for a friend. She posted it online, and it quickly went viral. The first version of the planter was a little rough, as you can see.<p>She then put the design on Shapeways, …

Looks like Team Fortress 2 characters are coming to Super Time Force on Steam

The Windows PC version of Capy Games' run-and-gun, time-twisting side-scroller <i>Super Time Force</i> is coming to Steam on Aug. 25, bringing with it new challenges, new powers and new playable characters. Two of those new characters look like they're from Valve's <i>Team Fortress 2</i>.<p><i>Super Time Force Ultra</i> …

Super Meat Boy creators tease their next project, a 'live action stealth game'

Team Meat will show off its next game, titled <i>A Voyeur for September</i>, at the Indie Megabooth at PAX later this month. Today, the developer of <i>Super Meat Boy</i> started teasing that new project, which it describes as "a new live action stealth game."<p>The teaser for <i>A Voyeur for September</i> consists of grainy …

BlazBlue Clone Phantasma Coming Overseas On August 21st

Atlus will finally be releasing their cute action battle 3DS game <i>BlazBlue Clone Phantasma</i> overseas on August 21st and it will be priced at $5.99.<p>The …

Skullgirls Encore pirate accidentally outs himself to dev

What is the square root of a fish? According to a recent Twitter conversation between one <i>Skullgirls Encore</i> player and developer Lab Zero, piracy.<p>Dan Hibiki received a strange message after beating the game. He tweeted an image of the text to the official Skullgirls account, which responded with "Oh …

A Message From Level 1 Boss

Despite what probably amounts to years of experience facing what must be thousands of intrepid heroes, the Level 1 Boss you find in most RPGs is …

​Pokémon's Pallet Town Has Never Sounded So Smooth

Everyone loves video game town themes. They're so relaxing; there's no need for tension or strife, because we're safe at home. We don't have to fight …

Limited Okami art prints are nice, expensive

It feels weird to get nostalgic for the PS2, but thinking about Clover will do that (also, make me want to stop working and play <i>God Hand</i>). We were …

Saints Row style now wearable with a new line of clothing

Video game clothing and apparel maker Insert Coin released its Saints Row-inspired clothing range to its online store over the weekend, it announced today.<p>Insert Coin unveiled the line in its concept phase in January. The final range features a Professor Genki and Saints Flow t-shirt for $30 each, …

Alienware's Alpha Is A Gaming PC With The DNA Of A Console -- And It's The Real Deal

A funny thing happened on the road between CES 2014 and E3 2014: Alienware went from showcasing a console-esque Steam Machine with unknown internals, to showing a legitimate living room PC with the unadulterated DNA of a game console. Frankly I’m surprised I’m uttering these words, but the …

Gunpoint Developer Releases New Game, Floating Point

Tom Francis, developer of the stealth-puzzle game Gunpoint, released his newest game today, Floating Point. And it doesn't cost a dime.<p>In Floating Point, you take control of a grappling hook, and the game is all about swinging and collecting points. The more you swing and the less you hit, the …

Gaming

The future is now: 5 mods to take Civilization V beyond Earth today

Humans were nothing until civilization rose from its cradle to dominate the world. You got to experience that in Civilization V, and now developer Firaxis Games is working on a sequel that will follow humanity into the future.<p>Civilization: Beyond Earth is in development now, and it will have gamers …

I Want Its Plumage, I Want Its Suspense, My Game of the Year Could Be a Bird Romance

If you'd asked me yesterday morning my pick for Game of the Year, I would probably have said The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Now, having witnessed</i> …

Ultra Street Fighter 4 video explains new mechanics

Not everyone is a hardcore fighting game fanatic, so terms like "Red Focus" and "delayed wakeup" will likely fly right over the heads of casual …

Gaming

Destiny creators detail how you can choose to play the game like an MMO in new trailer

Sony released a new trailer for the upcoming shooter <i>Destiny</i>, featuring members of the Bungie development studio offering insight into the game's emergent online multiplayer features.<p>In-game footage from the game shows off the different class abilities offered, alongside the "super" abilities that …

The Honest Trailer For ‘Star Fox 64’ Tells Fox McCloud To Yiff In Hell

Smosh Games and Screen Junkies are back with another Honest Trailer about a video game, a weekly diversion from their many honest trailers bashing terrible movies. They’ve already dropped truth bombs about <i>Mario Kart</i>, <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, and <i>Skyrim</i>. Now they return to the same console as their first …

Ubisoft's racer The Crew is the "World of Warcraft of driving games"

Ubisoft's upcoming racing game The Crew has been designed to be the "World of Warcraft of driving games," the publisher said today as part of its latest earnings report.<p>What exactly does that mean? Ubisoft didn't offer much in the way of detail, but the company has previously spoken of the game as …

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U.S. Good Morning America<p>Four members of an Iowa family were found dead in Mexico after they were reported missing just after midnight Friday. …

Watch Dogs hidden camera prank wows and terrifies its targets with convincing tech

<i>Watch Dogs</i>, Ubisoft's upcoming open-world game, imagines a world where the phone in your pocket can control everything from cars to street lights, and a video from the developer pranks people into believing that the technology is real.<p>Press play above to see how the magic of futuristic technology …

Trailer: What If Watch Dogs Was Real Life?

Watch Dogs comes out May 27.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>With Watch Dogs coming out in just mere weeks, Ubisoft has revealed a new promo trailer that brings the …

Dennis Rodman, Kim Jong Un team up in new 16-bit shooter

North Korea's beloved figures take on the US Army in a new 1990s-style scroller/shooter.<p>Back in the 1990s, a 16-bit version of NBA star Dennis Rodman was easy to come by in hot games of the time like NBA Jam or NBA Live for the Super Nintendo and other consoles. Now, after a decade or more hiatus, …

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Famous Video Game Lines, As Voiced By Gilbert Gottfried

Those lines from Fallout that gave us goose bumps back then sure sound different with comedian Gilbert Gottfried's voice. That's right, the voice of …

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Baltimore

GOG offering 100 games at up to 90 percent off as Insomnia Sale starts today

GOG.com is kicking off its Insomnia Sale today, offering discounts on 100 games on a rotating schedule until all copies are sold out, the company announced this morning.<p>Beginning this morning, GOG.com is offering up to 90 percent discounts on select DRM-free games for Mac and Windows PC, as well as …