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Buzz! developer lays off 20 in rebuilding phase; ex-staff form Full Moon studio

Within in the past two weeks, approximately 20 employees of Relentless Software -- makers of quiz game franchise Buzz! and charming puzzler The Blue Toad Murder Files -- were let go. The developer announced as much this week, with director and co-founder Andrew Eades telling GamesIndustry.biz, "We ...

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'Buzz' dev Relentless expands digital strategy as PlayStation exclusivity deal ends

Relentless Software, the UK-based creator of the Buzz! trivia games for PlayStation platforms, is now free from an exclusivity deal with Sony and looking to pursue a digital distribution strategy that would bring its games to a wide range of internet-connected devices. "That's my aim," co-founder A...

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Freemium 'Buzz!: Quiz Player' comes to PSN today, with DualShock support

You know that one team at the pub quiz nights that just crushes it every week? Well, we'd like to see you get even, and today's announcement and (free) release of Buzz!: Quiz Player, previously outed by the ESRB, seems like a good start. Quiz Player features 90 sample questions in the free base a...

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ESRB outs 'Buzz! Quiz Player' for PS3

The ESRB has a listing for a potential new Buzz! game for the PS3, dubbed Buzz! Quiz Player. We can't seem to find any mention of it anywhere, so it would seem this is a new game. And, according to our research, this would be the 1,472nd Buzz! game to be released across PlayStation consoles -- trus...

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PS3 expands Facebook functionality with Buzz! Quiz World

Not to be beaten by Kick-Ass: The Game, Sony Computer Entertainment will be the first publisher to expand PS3's built-in Facebook functionality with a new patch to Buzz! Quiz World (available today). The patch will allow players to publish various updates from within the game, such as high scores a...

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Scandalous! Buzz and Sackboy romantic rendezvous in Vienna!

It looks like some romance may be happening at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Two popular PlayStation mascots were seen on a date in Vienna. In this shocking video (after the break), you'll see Sackboy and Buzz shamelessly holding hands, eating lunch together, and riding the wiener risenrad....

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Buzz! developer says PlayStation Home is starting to realize its potential

Andrew Eades, executive director of Buzz! developer Relentless Software, recently had a few nonplussed things to say to VideoGamer.com about Sony's virtual social hub, PlayStation Home. Specifically, he remarked, "Home doesn't appeal to me personally that much," adding that he doesn't know why the ...

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PSN Thursday: Begun, the Mushroom Wars have

The PSN update returns this week with another game that looks adorable and safe, yet conceals some disturbing ideas. Mushroom Wars looks beautiful and innocent, but like any good RTS, it's all about exterminating the competition. Genocide isn't supposed to be cute. This comes following Capybara's C...

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Test your friendship with Buzz! on Facebook

Are you really friends with your Facebook friends? It's time to find out with the new Buzz! application. The "Friend Quiz" lets you and your invited friends to partake in a trivia contest about your mutual buddies. The quiz will draw information from mutual friends' status updates, comments, inter...

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Scene It? *will* use BUZZ! controllers (on PS3™)

The battle of the console-exclusive peripheral-wielding weirdly-punctuated trivia games has come to an end ... with PlayStation the victor. WBIE is bringing Scene It?, the former 360-exclusive trivia game, to PS3 and Wii. While the 360 version was bundled with a set of special Scene It? controllers...

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