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On the hazards of drinking and driving the Oculus Rift

"You know, it's funny. People, when they are intoxicated, don't enjoy the Rift nearly as much." Oculus Rift inventor and co-founder Palmer Luckey shared a cautionary tale of sorts when we asked for anecdotes on the VR rig's testing procedures. After a short pause, Luckey dropped some sage advice...

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Some video game cocktails to ring in the new year

Christmas has come and gone (did you get that Radio Flyer you asked for?), but that only means that the march to New Year's Eve has begun. And that, of course, means festive libations. The Guardian has your party planning covered with six delightful video game-themed cocktails, from Portal 2...

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New Illinois law bans Alcopop depictions from children's games

We'll be the first ones to admit when video games cross the line in terms of containing content not suitable for kids -- GTA IV, for instance, contains a cornucopia of foul language and violence that youngsters probably shouldn't be privy to. In that respect, we can understand the justification...

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Scrollbar does potion shots with Final Fantasy night

We're quickly becoming big fans of Scrollbar, an excellent pub with an excellent name, located near the IT University of Copenhagen in Denmark. They previously entranced us with their Mario theme night, and have now blown us away with their evening of Final Fantasy, complete with cosplay and...

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Square Enix to help gamers get sloshed

Wine no Hajimekata DS (Beginner's Wine DS) was released in Japan last November, yet Square Enix hasn't finished promoting the title just yet. Those who purchased the unique wine guide also gained entrance to the "Square Enix Members" club, and are now eligible to enter a raffle in which 100...

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Students throw real Mario party, with matching drinks

Graduate students at the IT University of Copenhagen take over their local bar Scrollbar (great name!) every Friday night, and recently decided to deck the place out with a Mario theme. More than just decorations and music, however, the theme also included a cadre of customized cocktails and...

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A real Mario party, with drinks to match

Have you ever wanted to try a Yoshi cocktail? If so, you probably should have hit up the Scrollbar in Copenhagen on February 15th. A bunch of students attending Copenhagen's IT University decided to deck out the Scrollbar in Mario goodness, and topped it off by serving original Mario themed drinks....

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Spanish for people with fathers who can't stay off the sauce

With all the attention we've given My French Coach this past week, we thought it only right that we share one of the useful phrases from Ubisoft's other language trainer for the DS, My Spanish Coach. Now you can explain to the social worker why your inebriated father can't come to the door right...

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Correcting the record on New York's proposed game laws

When the Inquirer erroneously claimed that New York was planning a "video game ban for under 30s," we just added another mark on our "wacky Inquirer story" tally sheet. When the error started spreading to sites like 1up, PlanetXbox360 and Yahoo! Tech, we figured some sort of clarification was in...

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Tetsuya Mizuguchi talks about non-existing girls and alcohol

You should know that Tetsuya Mizuguchi is a gaming god to me. Lumines is still one of the best games on the system by far, and Mizuguchi's puzzling sequel has me more than a little excited. CVG recently had an intimate discussion with the gaming master, and he had some really crazy, possibly...

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