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Matt Cavanagh forms a new studio, didn't have anything to do with Blur

The Internet is reporting that the lead designer on Bizarre Creations' Blur has created an independent game studio called Totem Games, but this is a lie. Parts of this story are true, and others are complete fabrication, most likely sewn together from the threads of space and time itself, as is o...

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Direct2Drive cuts select Activision game prices in half this weekend

Whether your interests include futuristic technology, automobiles or futuristic technology that can turn into automobiles, Direct2Drive's got your back this weekend. The site's offering Blur, Singularity and Transformers: War for Cybertron for half-off starting today at 10 a.m. PDT....

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Bizarre fell into 'making games to fill slots,' says ex-creative director

Members of defunct developer Bizarre Creations recently provided Edge with more insight into what eventually led to the studio's shuttering. The general impression, beyond former design manager Gareth Wilson's reiteration of a "perfect storm of unfortunate circumstances," is that Bizarre's indepe...

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Bizarre's Wilson: 'perfect storm' led to studio's death

Less than a week after we said "goodbye" to Bizarre Creations, the Blur-ry details of what killed the developer are starting to come into focus. Eurogamer has an interview with Gareth Wilson, former design manager at the studio, who has since gone on to take a position at Sumo Digital. Wilson cal...

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Activision finds no Bizarre buyers, recommends closure

Activision has recommended Bizarre Creations for closure, saying it has exhausted other options. Speaking with Develop, Activision Worlwide Studios' COO Coddy Johnson said he wanted "to be clear" that the publisher tried to keep the group together by finding a buyer, but after exploring leads with ...

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Best of the Rest: Ben's picks of 2010

1 vs. 100 Remember when Microsoft confirmed that there would be no more 1 vs. 100 and your heart broke in half? I remember that day. It was the first time I'd ever experienced anything akin to an MMO shutting down -- I was an active player in a weekly live game with thousands of other people, and ...

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Best of the Rest: Ludwig's picks of 2010

Vanquish Shinji Mikami is still playing the game of Telephone he started in 2005. With Resident Evil 4, he revitalized Capcom's stagnant survival-horror franchise by turning it into a strictly paced shooter, where standing your ground (you couldn't move and shoot at the same time, remember?) was t...

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Thrifty Nerd crams yet a few more gaming deals into 2010

The price-conscious folks over at Thrifty Nerd have picked up on a few more solid end-of-the-year gaming deals. If you somehow still haven't bought enough games to last you through 2011 (or at least until Dead Space 2 hits on January 25), here are a few more great titles to get on the cheap: Ama...

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Today's Steam Holiday Sale discounts Mass Effects, Dead Rising 2 and more

It's another day and you know what that means: more ludicrous Steam deals. Today's highlights include 50% off both Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, along with reduced prices on Blur, Alpha Protocol, Dead Rising 2 and many more. Hit the jump for the full list....

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Dance Central adding Rihanna, Janet Jackson and Blur DLC

Harmonix, look -- we gotta talk. Last DLC pack? It was some good stuff. Great songs, great routines -- we loved it. But these three new tracks coming to Dance Central tomorrow, December 21, for 240 Microsoft Points ($3) each? We're at a loss. What moves, exactly, will we be prompted to pull off?...

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