Like Cherry Blossoms, The Force Is All Around Us

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No, Luke, I Am Your Gardener | Bought these a while ago on my honeymoon and only just got around to putting them up. Looking good! (Photo: Luke Plunkett)


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Let's Play Left 4 Dead 2 ‘Cold Stream,' The New, Outdoorsy Zombie Campaign

Earlier this week, Valve released the beta version of "Cold Stream," the community-made campaign coming to the PC, Mac and Xbox 360 in the next big Left 4 Dead 2 update. Let's see what it looks like, shall we? More »


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Russian Devs Blame Antiseizure Requirements for Crummy Sturmovik

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Nintendo's First Console Is One You've Never Played

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So Nintendo's first home console was the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom, right? Nope. The company's first foray into home video gaming actually dates back to 1977, six whole years before the Famicom was released in Japan. More »


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So, How Much Does It Cost To Make A Nintendo 3DS?

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Unless you're reading this from the accounts section of Nintendo, we may never know. But experts in the field can estimate, and they estimate that the 3DS costs Nintendo $101 to manufacture. More »


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The US Navy Has The Coolest Flight Simulator In The World

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This is the T-45C "visual simulator" at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville, Texas. It makes my 50" plasma look like a Game & Watch. More »


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The Colorful Concept Art Of Bulletstorm

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Gears of War is a very brown video game series. Bulletstorm, a new game that was co-developed by the same team, is a lot more colourful, something that began right back with the game's early concept art. More »


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StarCraft's Developers Have Been More Influential Than You Might Realise!

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Want to see just how influential World of Warcraft developers Blizzard have been to other video games? Check out this chart which shows where a legion of ex-Blizzard employees have ended up. More »


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The Monsters Of Minecraft Shed Their Blocks For Flesh And Bone

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Indie darling Minecraft is a scary game! Scary in tone, though, not appearance. In appearance it's adorable. To help the tone match the look, then, some artists decided to paint Minecraft's monsters as they'd actually appear. More »


I've been playing Crysis 2 all day. Why do they keep giving me cars if I can only drive them three feet? - Luke Plunkett

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Luke, where did you find those? They're great. Hope they're available on the internet somewhere...