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RISK: Factions invades Facebook

Friendship fracturing game Risk: Factions is available now on Facebook. Compete with friends and continue the endless debate of whether streaming out of Australia or South America is more advantages. Don't forget to mock and deride anyone who tries to hold Asia! That's, like, a rule. The Fac...

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Big discounts on EA games, DLC on Xbox Live this week

Xbox Live is hosting some decent deals on Electronic Arts content this week. Notable games include Risk: Factions for $5, Shank for $7.50 or Dragon Age: Origins for $15. Plenty of DLC is up for grabs as well, including Dead Space 2 "Severed" or Mass Effect 2 "Arrival" DLC for $3 each, or Drago...

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Risk: Factions coming to Facebook, bringing special faction-based weapons

EA just announced at its Summer Showcase that it will bring its downloadable version of the timeless strategic board game, Risk: Factions, to Facebook this summer. The title will feature the same competitive multiplayer components of its XBLA, PSN and PC counterpart, and will add "special weapons...

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Risk Factions deploys from Australasia, dominates Steam

Risk Factions, an excellent translation and reimagining of the classic board game, is available now on Steam for $10. The game is already available on XBLA and PSN. For those of you not yet familiar with it, Factions includes a short single-player campaign and the ability to play multiplayer usin...

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European PSN releases for December 22

Brace yourself for holiday avarice -- this week, the Eurpoean PSN plays host to dozens upon dozens of discounts on games for PS3 and PSP. There's some new stuff, too, including Risk: Factions and the free Buzz Quiz Player, but don't let your hunger for the new distract you from the cheapness of the...

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PSN Tuesday: Mega holiday edition overflowing with goodies

We honestly don't even know where to begin with this week's PSN update -- it's like staring down the business end of a five-foot Philly cheesesteak. There are demos for Dead Space 2, Mass Effect 2 and LittleBigPlanet 2. Not interested in demos? Well, there's RISK: Factions and Echochrome 2 for PS...

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New Year's XBLM sale discounts multiple items, offers daily deals

Microsoft has launched its "Countdown to New Year's" promotion today on Xbox Live, which will see numerous pieces of Marketplace content discounted in the days leading up to the ball drop. The deals are highlighted by several XBLA games on sale now through December 31, including Super Meat Boy, Car...

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Risk: Factions invading PSN today

Six months after Risk: Factions brought its cartoony take on all-out war to Xbox Live, Stainless Games' board game update is seeking out more territory on PlayStation 3. Risk Factions will be included in today's North American PSN update, priced at $9.99. For those of you who have yet to play Fac...

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Risk, Snoopy lead this week's pet-themed Xbox Live deals

Whether you're a cat or dog person, the choice between the two most popular pets isn't so easy when it comes to aligning with a side on the irresistibly cute ... battlefield -- especially when both are enlisting you at a discount. Check out what's on offer in the Xbox Live Deal of the Week....

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New and coming soon to XBLM: $5 RISK, BioShock 2 and Borderlands DLC deals, more

Major Nelson has posted highlights from the Xbox Live Marketplace content schedule for the rest of the month and into November, with some notable releases and deals to look out for. Jump past the break for the lowdown on DLC deals, discounted XBLA games and more. Also, seriously, buy Super Meat ...

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