Monthly Archives: March 2012

Game|Life Podcast: Will Next PlayStation Kill Used Games?

Game|Life Podcast: Will Next PlayStation Kill Used Games?

Photo: Sean MacEntee/Flickr In the future, we’re pretty sure that games will either cost nothing or be very expensive.
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The Bureaucracy of Videogames: Why San Andreas Had to Tone Down the Sex

The Bureaucracy of Videogames: Why San Andreas Had to Tone Down the Sex

Image: Grand Theft Auto The Grand Theft Auto series redefined gaming, pioneering the go-anywhere, do-anything “sandbox” genre and touching off worldwide debates about sex and violence in videogames. Wired contributor David Kushner tells the riveting history of the series in a new book, available this week from Wiley, titled Jacked: The Outlaw Story...
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Videogames Politely Invade Smithsonian Art Museum

Videogames Politely Invade Smithsonian Art Museum

> Pac-Man welcomes visitors to the Smithsonian American Art Museum on March 16. > View all WASHINGTON, D.C
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Oregon, Fresh Fish, Age of Steam

Oregon, Fresh Fish, Age of Steam

I missed yesterday’s games, thanks to a 39-degree fever. Nasty. Last week Petri wasn’t present, so we took the opportunity to play games Petri doesn’t care about that much.
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Journey Becomes Fastest-Selling PlayStation Download Ever

Journey Becomes Fastest-Selling PlayStation Download Ever

The chill, exploration-heavy Journey broke sales records on PlayStation Network.
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Street Fighter Producer Takes Break Following Health Scare

Street Fighter Producer Takes Break Following Health Scare

Yoshinori Ono.
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How Super Mario Survived the Quake

How Super Mario Survived the Quake

Koichi Hayashida, director of Super Mario 3D Land . Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com This is it , thought Koichi Hayashida as he heard the ear-splitting creaks of the building as it began to wrench apart. I could die.
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Hunt Humans as a Killer Shark In Indie Game Depth

Hunt Humans as a Killer Shark In Indie Game Depth

Powered by Unreal Engine 3, Depth is an upcoming first-person competitive multiplayer game unlike anything else you’ll find in its genre. The indie PC game, shown off earlier this month at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, allows players to battle enemy teams underwater as either a human diver or a 21-foot...
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Going Hollywood Wasn’t Easy for Grand Theft Auto

Going Hollywood Wasn’t Easy for Grand Theft Auto

Actor Ray Liotta gave a voice to Tommy Vercetti, the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City . Image: Rockstar The Grand Theft Auto series redefined gaming, pioneering the go-anywhere, do-anything “sandbox” genre and touching off worldwide debates about sex and violence in videogames.
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PAX East

PAX East

Did you know, we’re going to PAX EAST !? We’re so excited about it we nearly forgot to tell anyone! Also, we only just organised it (currently we don’t have anywhere to stay – what’s the weather like in Boston?). We’ll be showing our brand new build of Joe Danger The Movie in...
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