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‘Chivalry’ Not Dead – Game Grabs Indie Of The Year

Posted on Dec 27, 2012

For the third year in a row, website IndieDB has polled the masses to determine which video game will take the title of Indie of the Year. With over 78,000 votes tallied, the game...

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Interview

Love & Robots: An Exclusive Interview With Ellen McLain

Posted on Jan 30, 2013

Pop Gamer recently had a chance to sit down with award winning voice actress Ellen McLain to talk robots, future projects and love. Don’t miss Ellen McLain and Jennifer Lee...

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OpEd

Disconnection Dilemma: Life After MMO Death

Posted on Dec 5, 2012

City of Heroes (CoH) the super hero MMO developed by Cryptic Studios and published by NCsoft launched in the US on April 27th, 2004 and in Europe on February 4th, 2005. On November...

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Video

Felicia Day’s Hilarious Attempt At Playing Battletoads

Posted on Jan 24, 2013

The Guild creator and Geek and Sundry co-founder Felicia Day takes on classic games in a series on the G&S YouTube channel, called Retro Game Play Through. In the latest...

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Recent Posts

David Cage, Heavy Rain Creator, Speaks On The Emotional Impact Of Actors

David Cage, Heavy Rain Creator, Speaks On The Emotional Impact Of Actors

Feb 19, 2013

David Cage has been known to push the boundaries of game making. His previous work, Heavy Rain, was a landmark visual and storytelling experience fusing the joys of a point-and-click adventure and mystery game, with the cinematic enjoyment of the latest dramatic cop movie. During a question and answer session with Wired‘s Chris Kohler, Cage spoke about his...

Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation Picks Up Writing Award

Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation Picks Up Writing Award

Feb 18, 2013

The team behind penning the story of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, the Playstation Vita specific entry of the series, has won themselves a nice Writer’s Guild of America award for their work. The award, called simply ‘Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing’ was awarded to Richard Farrese and Jill Murray, the...

Love & Robots: An Exclusive Interview With Ellen McLain

Love & Robots: An Exclusive Interview With Ellen McLain

Jan 30, 2013

Pop Gamer recently had a chance to sit down with award winning voice actress Ellen McLain to talk robots, future projects and love. Don’t miss Ellen McLain and Jennifer Lee Taylor of Halo fame in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. Click here for showtimes. You can check out John Patrick Lowrie’s book Dancing with Eternity here. The Global Game Jam...

J.J. Abrams To Keynote At Upcoming D.I.C.E. Summit

J.J. Abrams To Keynote At Upcoming D.I.C.E. Summit

Jan 28, 2013

Is there anything that J.J. Abrams won’t do? The recently appointed director of the upcoming Star Wars films, and current Star Trek franchise helmer, is set to give the keynote presentation at the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas on February 7th, according to Variety. “From TV to film and now award-winning mobile apps, there’s no question that J.J....

Felicia Day’s Hilarious Attempt At Playing Battletoads

Felicia Day’s Hilarious Attempt At Playing Battletoads

Jan 24, 2013

The Guild creator and Geek and Sundry co-founder Felicia Day takes on classic games in a series on the G&S YouTube channel, called Retro Game Play Through. In the latest installment of the series, Felicia and her brother Ryon tackle one of the hardest games ever created by the mind of man: the legendary Sega Genesis title Battletoads. Ryon quickly learned of...

The Epic Conversation, With Dead Space’s Gunner Wright

The Epic Conversation, With Dead Space’s Gunner Wright

Jan 22, 2013

  Editor’s Note: The beginning of this story is a condensed wrap of Gunner and I’s conversation focusing around Dead Space. I would highly suggest reading the full interview below it, all 3500 words! I know, I know, this is why we added the condensed version above.   Dead Space is a game about fear. Talk to anyone about fear, and...

Game Developers Accused Of Espionage Now Free On Bail

Game Developers Accused Of Espionage Now Free On Bail

Jan 15, 2013

It’s a joyous day for the two Bohemia Interactive game developers detained by Greek authorities for over 120 days. Czech news outlet Novinky reported (translation via Google) “Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras informed Czech PM Petr Nečas over the telephone that the two Czech arrested by Greek police because of supposed photography of military...