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The Waitress Uniform That Started It All

For a generation, Anna Miller's was more than a coffee shop. For a generation, it inspired video games, anime, and countless cosplay. For a generation, it's quickly becoming a memory. More »

Why Mario's Creator Is Always Threatening Retirement

In Dec. 2011, a report surface claiming that Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto said he was retiring. Nintendo quickly commented, saying the report was a "misunderstanding" and "absolutely not true." See, Shigeru Miyamoto is apparently always saying he's going to retire. More »

Gundam Getting a Japanese Theme Park

On April 19, a new theme park dedicated to Mobile Suit Gundam is opening in Japan called "Gundam Front".
The small theme park will offer exhibits that allow visitors to experience the famed mecha.
Located at a shopping mall in Tokyo's Odaiba, near the site of the giant Gundam, Gundam Front takes of... More »

An Argument Against Booth Babes

You don't see them as much at E3 these days, but events like the Tokyo Game Show or Germany's GamesCom are full of young women (and sometimes men!) wearing very little clothing while trying to sell you video games.
It may excite young male readers/visitors, but for the most part, it's an awkward... More »

In France, you Sell Resident Evil With Yoghurt and Cruise Ships

What a breath of fresh air! No fancy pre-rendered trailers, no gruff American man giving a gruff American voice-over. Just a couple of French ladies selling a zombie video game using yoghurt and a cruise liner.
These clips are for Resident Evil: More »

Report: Newspaper "Completely Fabricates" Anti-Gaming Story

Mistakes happen all the time in the world of reporting news. That's what you get when dealing with humans telling you stories. It's one thing to make a mistake, though, and another to completely make shit up.
Yet it seems that's exactly what happened earlier this week when British tabloid The Daily... More »

Mass Effect Fans Fact-Check Mass Effect Novel, Find a Ton of Mistakes

Mass Effect: Deception is the latest fictional spin-off from the sci-fi role-playing series, a novel due for release very soon. Previous novels in the franchise have been written by Drew Karpyshyn. More »

Playing God: On Death, Motherhood and Creating (Artificial) Life

The quotes on the box are marvelous:
"I first saw this program in the same week that evidence was discovered of life on Mars. This is more exciting."
That was Douglas Adams.
"Call it a game if you like, but this is the most impressive example of artificial life I have seen."
That was Richard... More »

Triple Town Developers Sue Rivals Over Facebook, iOS Game-Cloning

Spry Fox, the game studio behind the Facebook game Triple Town, has filed suit against 6Waves LOLAPPS for their iOS game Yeti Town, describing it as a "blatant copy" of Triple Town.
In a statement posted to Spry Fox CEO David Edery's blog titled "Standing up for Ourselves," Edery and designer... More »

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