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Ousted IW Execs Form Respawn Entertainment Under Former Rival

Ousted Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella are not done with the video game industry. The two are starting a new company, Respawn Entertainment under their formal rivals at Activision, EA. The former Infinity Ward execs are currently involved in a lawsuit with

Starcraft II Gets Collector’s Edition

Blizzard announced that Starcraft II will be shipping in both standard and collector’s editions on its release sometime this year. The collector’s edition will come with an art book, a copy of the original StarCraft, a behind-the-scenes DVD, a comic book, and other items. According

Android Market Sees Extreme App Growth in March

“There’s an app for that” is becoming more and more true for the Android Market as it’s seen growth by 9,300 apps in March alone. The Android Market hit the 20,000 apps milestone at the beginning of 2010, doubling its growth in three months since

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Borderlands for PC Half Off on Steam

Borderlands is 50% off for Steam’s weekend deal! That brings it down to $24.99 from $49.99. If you need somebody to play with you can also buy the discounted fourpack for $74.98 (was $149.97). The deal goes from today until 10 a.m. PDT on Monday.

Battle.net Launches Dating Service

To start off the month of April, Battle.net announced the launch of its first ever dating service called Matchmaking. It’s shown with the tagline “Find someone to pwn noobs with” and caters to Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft Players.   The front page of the site

Google Becomes Topeka on April 1st

Google is up to its normal April Fool’s Day hijinks, first of all renaming the website in honor of Google, Kansas, aka Topeka. Early last month Topeka, Kansas announced they would be changing the town’s name to Google as part of the competition to become

CS Wall Hack Nearly Costs Chinese Gamer His Life

A fight at a Chinese internet cafe over a suspected wall hack nearly cost one teenage Counter-Strike player his life. An argument erupted between two players when one accused a 17 year old of using a wall hack, which allows the player to see through

Project Natal Officially KINECT, Updated Xbox 360

Microsoft has announced that Project Natal will officially be named Kinect. This motion control system will be launching sometime this Fall for the Xbox 360, and will likely come with a price tag in the $100 range. It will be available on November 4 for

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Nintendo Confirms New 3DS with 3D Gaming

Nintendo has officially announced the next model in their lineup of portable gaming systems: the Nintendo 3DS. The 3DS will allow players to play games in 3D without the use of glasses and will be backwards compatible with DS and DSi games. Rumor has it