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What Is The New Ninja Theory Project?

The Heavenly Sword developers have a new website as well as a bunch of (utterly gorgeous) concept art paintings scattered around the various web pages:

Hi-res versions available here.
This looks quite a bit different from HS. For one thing, there are mechanised/pseudo-futuristic buildings, with an almost steampunk quality to them. I would think that Heavenly Sword […]


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New Wipeout HD Trailer

I pine for this game, wandering the desolate tundra, forlornly calling it’s name.
Come back to me Wipeout. We’ll forget all about that PS2 nonsense. I’m not angry. It’s behind us. Just come back.

(Hi-res Quicktime available here. It won’t look like it’s loading, but it is.)


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Microsoft @ GDC 08

GDC is in full swing now, with Microsoft having given their keynote presentation yesterday afternoon. There’s some interesting stuff in there, although nothing too earth-shattering, and a few notable omissions were apparent as well. Here’s the Cliff Notes version:
After going over the general positive spin on Live and announcing that gamers had amassed 1 billion […]


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PixelJunk Eden – What Is It? I Don’t Care, I Want It

The Games Developer Conference is well under way in gay old San Fran and the tidbits are starting to trickle out.
Q-Games has done some really interesting stuff in the DLC space lately. PixelJunk Monsters is a huge hit, coming as the only credible “tower defence” type game on consoles that I know of. The […]


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No Faming For Me

This was as close as I got:

I know some of you wondered if I came to Toronto just for this thing: I didn’t. But I did walk past it.
When I saw that the “event” really was just a huge marketing push by Microsoft and Best Buy, I hesitated. When I saw that the Guitar Hero […]


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The Baddest Names In Faming

They’ve got Halo 3! And Guitar Hero 3! and… Halo 3!
Dundas Square. Ugh. Link.


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Video Games Live in Calgary on Nov.9-10

If you are an inhabitant of that strange dimension known as Alberta, you are in for a treat: the Video Games Live concert series is making its second and last Canadian stop this year in Calgary, playing two nights (Nov.9th and 10th). Tickets are on sale now, and it typically sells out, so I wouldn’t […]


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