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Developer Blues

You know, as someone who’s been playing a lot of games since they were a wee little one, I have to say that, especially with the advent of the Internet, developers for games really must feel like throwing themselves out a window. I mean, think

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YouTube Screwed

So a little while back, G4, among others, reported that Viacom had won a significant victory in the battle against Google-owned YouTube, with a judge ruling that YouTube has to hand over its entire database to Viacom. The database, of course, has al the IPs

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It’s the End of the Gaming World as we Know it

In another way of feeling like I have some kind of masochistic sense of duty to the Internet, I’m a forum moderator by some trade. I’ve done moderation for forums for a number of years, ranigng from anime sites to event sites, to gaming. Perhaps

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Cosplay Care

Those of you who have actually made the really awesome committment to, you know, not be an anti-social shutin and go outside once in a while must have an idea of what cosplay is. If you’ve ever been to one of those geek conventions out

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Make Love, not Console War

You know, if there’s one thing that burns people up when it comes to talking about gaming, it’s the infamous “console war”. Let’s face it, if you thought conflict in that unimportant realm called “the real world” was bad, well, even thousands of years of

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Sandbox Blues

If you’re like me and you have a tendency towards mayhem in games, then you’ve most certainly purchased or played one of those “sandbox” games like Grand Theft Auto IV, Assassin’s Creed, or Saints Row. A result of the wild success of these games and

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Home Theatre on a Budget

Over the weekend, I did a little of what would be called “window shopping”. And by “window shopping”, I mean that thing you do occasionally where you drool over things you simply can’t afford and leave with a sense of longing. It’s like some relationships,

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Lights, Camera, Action Game!

If there’s one thing that probably boils over the tempers of many a gaming fanboy out there, it’s games that are based on movies. Compared to the excruciatingly painful development cycle of many games that take years and many delays to make, games based on

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Hello Forums!

If only most everyone looked like Ms. Alba over here. Perhaps then we’d have a less negative forum community. I’d have to say, looking at the way that people post on forums when they first make an impression, you’d think that they showed up to