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10 games that are really hard to beat

What are the hardest games to beat? IGN takes a stab at the question with a listicle of 10 doozies. Devil May Cry 3, Battletoads, MDK2 (awesome game), F-Zero GX, and Mega Man (take your pick) all grace the list. But the crown goes to non other than good 'ole Contra sans the Konami code, of course....

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Analyst: DS could end up being the greatest of all-time

Look out, PS2. One analyst says the DS may give you a run for your 115 million units-sold money. "The DS has the potential to be the best-selling interactive entertainment platform ever," predicted DFC analyst David Cole in a recent report on the expected growth of handheld gaming. But the lil' DS...

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Why some gamers act like punks during online play

According to one report, griefer complaints make up 25% of all game-related customer service calls. Said punks sabotage teammates, talk like dirty sailors, hail Hitler, and are in your screen, ruining your game. So what encourages such anti-social behavior? GamePro's aptly named Vicious Sid talks...

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Bill Gates can't play soccer games (or he's a good faker)

During a promotional event celebrating Microsoft's twentieth anniversary in Mexico, Bill Gates lost to professional Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez 2-1 in a virtual game of soccer on the 360 (FIFA?). The game was played in front of a crowd of Microsoft employees on three jumbo trons. We bet it...

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Capcom confirms Resident Evil Wii in 2007; unannounced games coming soon

One of the greatest and bestest third-party devs revealed some good news for Wii owners yesterday in speaking with Game|Life's Chris Kohler. First up, Capcom confirmed the release of Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles this year. The game was first announced at last year's E3 alongside the most...

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Analyst expects PS3 price cut of $100 this October

In a note to investors today, Goldman Sachs analyst Yuji Fujimori predicted that Sony will drop the price of the PS3 by $100 dollars this October. So how will the price cut be justified? Volume! Kidding, Fujimori cites the reduction of good ole fashion parts; the fewer there are, the cheaper it is...

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How to tell if you're obsessed with video games

Just because mainstream press won't entertain the alternative ("Maybe games don't 'cause all the world's problems..."), doesn't mean we can't. No, we're not suggesting that games kill, but you're foolish if you don't recognize the addictive power of gaming goodness. Enter a 1UP feature examining the...

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Study: Racing games may spur risky driving

According to a new study by German researchers (who also make damn fine automobiles), people who play racing games with realistic driving environments are more likely to get into an actual wreck than those who don't play video games. The study questioned 198 men on women on their willingness to take...

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New games this week

Happy Monday, gamers. Got a healthy list of new releases for you this week. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits just about every platform under the sun, Elder Scrolls Oblivion makes its way to the PS3, and hardcore gamers will be pleased to know that Cooking Mama has finally arrived on Wii. Finally....

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How do you decide what games to buy?

Amazon's Game Room has an interesting post exploring all the different factors that go into making a game purchase, outside of game play that is. Items for consideration include genre format, review scores, price, replay value, ESRB rating (for those with offspring), and loyalty (aka nostalgia or...

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