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So, here's the thing about Child of Eden: It is quite short. That's a somewhat pedestrian complaint to leverage against a game -- and an extraordinarily pedestrian complaint to leverage in the very first sentence of a review -- but it needs to be said right up front to temper your expectations. You can beat it in a single sitting (or, as the case may be, standing),...

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Report: Rez developer Tetsuya Mizuguchi departs Q Entertainment

Tetsuya Mizuguchi, most famous for developing trippy shooters Child of Eden and Rez, has departed Q Entertainment, according to an unnamed employee who reportedly contacted CVG to relay the news. Though Mizuguchi founded Q Entertainment in 2003 after leaving Sega, CVG's anonymous source claims t...

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Rez and Child of Eden creator Mizuguchi steps away from game development

Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the man behind Rez, Lumines, and Child of Eden, isn't currently developing games at Q Entertainment. Company director Nobuhiko Shimizu told Eurogamer that Mizuguchi is taking on a "spokesperson" role, having become more involved with "academic work." Mizuguchi's game development ...

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Best of the Rest: Griffin's picks of 2011

LittleBigPlanet 2 How fitting that for my last contribution to Joystiq's Game of the Year list, I should learn the bitter sting of having my number one choice not breach the Top 10. LittleBigPlanet 2 improved upon the original -- already one of my favorite games of all time -- in every conceivab...

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Best of the Rest: JC's picks of 2011

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective If you were interested in this game, but didn't buy it on DS because of faith that an iOS version would follow, I'm holding you personally responsible for the foundering sales of my favorite game of 2011. Live with that. This came out in January, and I still...

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Grab a Kinect (with Child of Eden!) for $120 at Amazon (update: $100 through buy.com)

We were a bit discouraged when we checked Amazon's game deal of the day and saw that it was a paltry $10 discount on the PC version of Fable 3. But there are more exciting deals to be found this week (in addition to that great Halloween sale). One of the retailer's "Deals of the Week" knocks 2...

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Ubisoft has no plans to offer downloadable Child of Eden, holding out hope it'll still catch on

Perhaps one of the saddest stories this year was the lack of commercial success for Child of Eden. The game was very well received critically -- our own review called it a "momentary masterpiece." And at a Kinect event being held at Ubisoft's San Francisco headquarters today, I once again cornere...

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Child of Eden is $10 at Best Buy, and you'd best buy it [update: sold out!]

If you've been waiting for the most insane discount ever before buying Child of Eden, here you go. The Xbox 360 version is on sale for just $9.99. That's basically a rental price. If you're even a little bit interested in rail-shooting your way through surreal imagery to the "Heavenly" tunes of t...

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Kinect bundles include Child of Eden for a limited time

Considering buying a Kinect for the express purpose of entering the techno-organic wonderland of Child of Eden? Microsoft has just made that process about $50 easier, by bundling a download code for the game with specially marked Kinect sensors. According to Major Nelson, the new bundle will be p...

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Child of Eden PS3 delayed a week, getting 3D support

We'll admit we initially felt a little bad for PS3 owners who have to wait yet another week for Child of Eden (it's been delayed from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27). But all that evaporated when we saw in an Ubisoft tweet that the game would feature not only Move controls but full 3D support. Not only ...

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Child of Eden purifying Japan this October on 360, PS3

Japan's deluge of rogue digital viruses is about to come an end: Ubisoft has announced that Child of Eden will arrive on Japanese shelves October 6. According to the official Japanese site, both the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game will be available for ¥6,279 ($80). Child of Eden has...

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