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American PSN Store update for October 16th

Check out that headline. Finally PSP owners have graduated from the "better than nothing" PC Store to the ultra-sexy direct PSP Store. Content updates don't seem to have substantially improved for either region (Europe saw no new PSP content yet again, this week), but Rome wasn't built in a day. Am...

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Joystiq interview: Games and storytelling according to Vicious Cycle's Dave Ellis

Writing in games has come a long way since players were asked if they were bad enough dudes to rescue the president from ninjas. It's a growing area of game development that Vicious Cycle senior game designer Dave Ellis has certainly taken to heart, having won the 2008 Writers Guild award for w...

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D3 Publisher reveals European PSP download lineup

D3 Publisher will be extending its range of newly announced PSP downloadable titles to Europe. While there is no pricing info nor release date, the company has listed which games it will be making available for download in Europe in Q4 2008. These are Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, Cube, ...

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'Classic' PSP games coming to PlayStation Store

While it doesn't quite fulfill our wish list of PSP games we'd most want to purchase by download and run from a single Memory Stick, D3 Publisher's "classic" catalog is coming to PlayStation Store (the PC one) this September. Props for being ahead of the curve. Up for digital delivery will be: ...

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D3 Publisher bringing Puzzle Quest, Dead Head Fred, more to PS Store

Finally! D3 Publisher, we applaud your decision to bring your PSP catalog to the PLAYSTATION Store. You're not bringing just one obscure game onto the Store -- you're making available a number of games, from big-budget releases to obscure cult classics. Best of all, you're making them available fo...

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Vicious Engine made available to Indiana University students

Developers Vicious Cycle Software have offered up the studio's cross-platform Vicious Engine middleware to students attending the Indiana University School of Education, giving those aspiring to a life of game development some helpful hands-on time with real-world tools. But don't go expecting t...

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Dead Head Fred writers give some insight into writing for games

When people start talking about the voices in their head, that's normally the time when we scour the room for the nearest exit, but David Ellis is the exception to the rule as he gives some delicious insight into writing for Dead Head Fred. The game was nominated for, and won, the first Writer's Gu...

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Dead Head Fred wins Writer Guild's very first game writing award

Now that the writers are back on work (hooray, TV!), it's time to take a moment and reflect on the Writers Guild of America's first ever choice for best video game writing. The winner? Dead Head Fred for PSP. It's a game that (shamefully) almost no one bought. The more cynical of our readers may b...

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Dead Head Fred wins WGA's first Video Game Writing Award

Now that that silly writer's strike is under control, it's time to get back to the busy work of ... video game writing awards! The Writer's Guild of America has chosen the winner – from amongst five nominees – of its first-ever Video Game Writing Award. Congratulations to the team at V...

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Dead Head Fred drops to $15

This M-rated PSP-exclusive action game is now available for only $15 at amazon.com and GameStop. Most likely, the game's rather subdued release caused it go under most everyone's radar. It's a game that's filled with personality, even if the gameplay isn't as refined as we'd like. As a daring expe...

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