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Square Enix 'Collective' partners with Indiegogo, opens older Eidos IP

Square Enix is partnering with Indiegogo for a indie development curation program it's calling Square Enix Collective. The platform allows creators to post their ideas to Square Enix's community, garnering votes over the course of 28 days. Project pitches are evaluated by Square Enix, and providing...

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Animal Crossing Plaza community launches on Wii U

Nintendo announced an Animal Crossing-themed app for Wii U during its Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. The app, titled Animal Crossing Plaza, allows players to post messages with screenshots and QR codes from 3DS game Animal Crossing: New Leaf via SD card to the series' new Miiverse commu...

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Team Fortress 2's next update fixes exploits, adds fan-made maps

Valve's free-to-play shooter / hat-collecting sim Team Fortress 2 will get a bundle of fixes, tweaks, and improvements in its next update, along with two additional maps. Promising "a list of patch notes longer than a stalemate on Hydro," the Team Fortress 2 team observes that the forthcoming pa...

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Team Fortress 2 'Robotic Boogaloo' update tangos with Steam

The first community-created updated for Team Fortress 2 has rolled out: 'Robotic Boogaloo.' Continuing the robot theme of previous Team Fortress 2 updates, Robotic Boogaloo adds 57 new artisanal hats, helmets, bonnets, turbans, crowns, toppers and other headgear – all created by the communi...

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive map makers rewarded with cash in Operation Payback

Operation Payback is a new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive promotion from Valve to compensate prominent map makers, running from now until July 31 on Steam. Seven of the top-voted maps are gathered here, playable on dedicated servers through the purchase of a pass on sale now for $3, normally $6....

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Crytek-approved TimeSplitters fan project gets title, preliminary details

A dedicated group of TimeSplitters fans have taken it upon themselves to create a new, free game for like-minded folks: TimeSplitters Rewind. Developed with permission from CryTek and using assets from actual TimeSplitters games as reference material, Rewind is being constructed in CryEngine 3 and ...

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League of Legends 'Honor' system is now live

Riot Games has added a feature called "Honor" to its popular online PvP game, League of Legends, partially in the hopes of solving the issue of community management. Honor is something that players will be able to distribute amongst each other after every matchmaking game. After finishing matches, ...

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Mass Effect 3 takes on Operation: Alloy this weekend

Listen up, N7 troops. You'll be fighting in "Operation: Alloy" in Mass Effect 3 this weekend. IT's an all-important mission to melt down enemies and mix up the results into characters stronger than ever before. And we're not just talking metallurgy: You'll have to work to promote two of your own ch...

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LittleBigPlanet celebrates 7 million user levels with massive, manic infochart

Media Molecule has trumpeted a new milestone for its LittleBigPlanet community: seven million user levels created and submitted. At some time last night, the seven millionth user level was uploaded to the servers, spurring the creation of the busy infographic above. See it in its full glory here. T...

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Steam Greenlight lets you pick which games end up on Steam

Valve has unveiled Steam Greenlight, a community hub for finding, discussing and getting new games published on Steam, crowdsource style, set to launch at the end of August. "For many stores, there is a team that reviews entries and decides what gets past the gates," Valve writes. "We're approachin...

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