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Star Citizen hits $33 million in funding, secures new ship

Cloud Imperium's space combat and exploration sim <i>Star Citizen</i> surpassed $33 million in funding, unlocking the Anvil Carrack, developer Chris Roberts announced in an official blog post.<p>The Anvil Carrack, now available for civilians, is an exploration craft featuring reinforced fuel tanks for …

Fry's Black Friday deals cover PS Plus, Xbox Live, hardware and handhelds

Electronics retailer Fry's Black Friday deals feature discounts on hardware including the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PlayStation Vita, as well as significant price reductions on subscriptions to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live, according to the store's Black Friday flyer.<p>Beginning at 9 a.m. PT at …

Strategy game maker Kixeye sets up customer support in Portland

Kixeye is announcing today that it is setting up a new customer service center in Portland, Ore., as it expands support for its online combat strategy games.<p>The move could jumpstart a fledgling game industry in the Silicon Forest, as Portland is known. The region is home to plenty of chip makers …

Hammer & Chisel raises $8.2M for battle arena tablet game

OpenFeint founder Jason Citron has raised $8.2 million for his second game startup, Hammer & Chisel. The company wants to bring League of Legends style play to tablets with a new multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA) called Fates Forever.<p>The funding was led by Benchmark Capital partner Mitch …

Amazon kicks off Black Friday deals early for games, consoles

Amazon has already begun its "countdown to Black Friday deals week" for video games and everything else, including discounts on a wide variety of games, consoles and accessories.<p>Current price cuts on systems focus on the Xbox 360, with discounts ranging from 10-17 percent on a number of packages. …

Electronic Arts reveals Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare release date and 15 minutes of gameplay

This war has no end in sight, and publisher Electronic Arts is about to kick off another battle in the great Plants vs. Zombies conflict.<p>Developer PopCap revealed today that it will launch Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare or Xbox One and Xbox 360 on Feb. 18. Garden Warfare is a third-person …