Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs Is Making Me a Better Person
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Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs Is Making Me a Better Person

Daav from GG3 is busy playing Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, despite not being the bravest of souls to take on one of the scariest horror titles. Still, there is a silver lining to be found amidst the anguish. Manners have vastly improved over the devil may care attitude shown in other games... Read More»
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EA to Close SIMCITY SOCIAL and THE SIMS SOCIAL – No explanation given.
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EA to Close SIMCITY SOCIAL and THE SIMS SOCIAL – No explanation given.

In a bizarre move, EA/Playfish have announced today that they will be closing down both The Sims Social and SimCity Social. Why? Who knows... Read More»
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Word Head on iOS Receives Several Updates- More Stable, Better Sound Controls and Dictionary Editing, Oh My
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Word Head on iOS Receives Several Updates- More Stable, Better Sound Controls and Dictionary Editing, Oh My

Word games are extremely popular with our readers, from Spellwood to Writer Rumble to Word Soup (which was recently posted and is holding the top traffic spot). That is cool with us since it gives us reason to focus on more titles in this genre such as Word Head on iOS, which just received a ... Read More»
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Former Facebook VP of Engineering is New Chief Technology Engineer
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Former Facebook VP of Engineering is New Chief Technology Engineer

Mike Schroepfer moves up in the company after 4.5 years of service... Read More»
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BioWare: San Francisco shuttered, all staff laid off – rumour
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BioWare: San Francisco shuttered, all staff laid off – rumour

Dragon Age: Legends developer BioWare San Francisco has been closed, with all jobs lost, according to reports citing anonymous sources. Word of the lay-offs came via GamesRadar‘s sources and has been corroborated by IGN. The studio employed between 25 and 30 staff, and all have ben laid off, the reports claim. Sources say the Californian ... Read More»
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Ultima creator tease suggests Kickstarter on Friday
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Ultima creator tease suggests Kickstarter on Friday

Richard Garriott is teasing a reveal later this week, with all signs pointing to a crowd-funded project inspired by his influential RPG series, Ultima. Garriott has launched a website called Lord British Presents, which is counting down to a reveal on Friday, or the wee hours of Saturday morning by Australian time. The only official ... Read More»
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Coverall Win With These 5 Android Bingo Games
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Coverall Win With These 5 Android Bingo Games

Bingo that age old game that people play at churches, the local VFW or kids play when they are really young or on road trips. We have collected five interesting Bingo games off of Google Play (some are available on iTunes but not all) that are worth your time to check out- keep in mind, ... Read More»
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Godus backers’ names to appear in Curiosity soon
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Godus backers’ names to appear in Curiosity soon

22 Cans has announced via Twitter that all Project Godus backers will be featured in Curiosity layers over the next few days. The crossover was just one of a number of rewards offered to those who helped crowd-fund the newest Peter Molyneux god sim, wh... Read More»
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Zynga closes, consolidates several US offices
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Zynga closes, consolidates several US offices

Zynga has closed its Baltimore studio and shuffled staff around in New York and Texas, resulting in “minimal” job cuts. “We are closing the McKinney, Texas and downtown Austin offices and relocating those teams near-by to our existing Dallas and North Austin offices. And we will be consolidating our NYC offices to move staff to ... Read More»
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Gree and Yahoo Japan launch new social and mobile initiative
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Gree and Yahoo Japan launch new social and mobile initiative

Mobile publisher Gree and Yahoo Japan have teamed up to open a new developer of social and mobile games, GxYz Inc. GamesIndustry reports the two companies began laying the foundation for the new developer in November 2012, and have fronted ¥200 million ($2.1 million) in capital. Gree holds 51% of shares in the new company, ... Read More»
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EA and Zynga settle lawsuit over The Ville
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EA and Zynga settle lawsuit over The Ville

EA and Zynga have settled over claims that the Zynga’s “The Ville” infringed on EA’s “The Sims Social,” reports Bloomberg. The report states the actual contents of the settlement were not reveled, only that both parties had reached a settlement. Back in August 2012, EA filed a copyright infringement suit over the social game maker’s ... Read More»
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Facebook redirects affect multiple sites
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Facebook redirects affect multiple sites

Log out of Facebook to read the rest of this artic- oh, you’ve gone. If you’re reading this you’ve probably already figured out the solution or the error has been resolved, but a problem with Facebook plug-ins is affecting a number of sites today, including VG247. The issue presents as a Facebook permissions redirect which ... Read More»
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Farmville animated series inbound from X-Men director
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Farmville animated series inbound from X-Men director

X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce an animated TV series based on Farmville. Deadline reports production will be handled by Canadian company Six Eleven media. No network has picked up the series yet. Ratner’s also behind the Rush Hour series and the upcoming Hercules: The Thracian Wars; he described ... Read More»
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Habbo Hotel owner Sulake acquired by telecom company Elisa
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Habbo Hotel owner Sulake acquired by telecom company Elisa

Habbo Hotel owner Sulake has been purchased by Finnish telecommunications company Elisa for an undisclosed sum. GI.biz reports that Elisa was an early investor in Sulake, and that the company has now purchased remain stock from other investors, making it the majority shareholder at 85%. Commenting on the move, Mikael Rönnblad, vice president of Elisa’s ... Read More»
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Facebook: 10 major titles coming in 2013, ChronoBlade helmed by GTA creator
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Facebook: 10 major titles coming in 2013, ChronoBlade helmed by GTA creator

Facebook is home to a growing number of games, but the social network company is going megaton on game development this year, starting with the announcement of ChronoBlade, an RPG with a whiff of Diablo about it. It’s being helmed by GTA creator Dave Jones, also of APB/Crackdown fame. See it in action below. ChronoBlade ... Read More»
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