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ESA raises $800K for charity at 'Nite to Unite' event

The Entertainment Software Association held its 15th annual "A Nite to Unite - For Kids" event in San Francisco last week, and we'd like to congratulate the ESA on raising over $800,000 at the event through the dinner, silent auction, and casino festivities. That money will go to the ESAF, a...

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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...

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Play Black Ops 2, God of War: Ascension, Dead Space 3 and more at GameStop Expo

GameStop has posted some more details about its upcoming GameStop "EXPO." Usually, this event is reserved just for store managers and associates, but this year the US games retailer is opening it up to the public (the public, in this case, meaning PowerUp Rewards members willing to pay $35, or a...

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This weekend's Mass Effect 3 event is 'Operation Broadside'

Hey buddy, still bummed out that your hand-knit N7 armor didn't arrive from Etsy in time for this year's San Diego Comic-Con? Well, just because you can't go rub elbows with cardboard Gundams and all the other cosplayers, that doesn't mean you can't spend your whole weekend pretending to be a...

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Mass Effect 3 weekend: 'Operation Silencer', retroactive Commendation Packs granted to PS3 owners

At ease, soldiers. The brass is remarkably proud of each and every one of you for making Operation Exorcist such a rousing success, but unfortunately the completion of that mission doesn't directly translate to the end of our war against the Reapers, Cerberus and the Geth. Starting tonight at 9...

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Sony to hold live streaming Vita reveal event on March 9

Sony has announced that it will be conducting a live, streaming web event called "Welcome! PlayStation Vita Game Heaven" on March 9. Despite its ridiculous name, the broadcast sounds like it'll be worth paying attention to: Sony plans on revealing unannounced Vita titles, as well as new information...

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Nintendo launches Rhythm Heaven Fever with a party at iam8bit

Los Angeles' iam8bit gallery played host to Nintendo last night, as the two companies launched Rhythm Heaven Fever with a full scale party. There were plenty of demos of the game on display, live painting by artists Yoskay Yamamoto and Mari Inukai, a live DJ spinning tunes, and a few photo booths...

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Catch Mewtwo in Pokemon White and Black starting on Feb. 12

It was hard for us to trust Pokémon again after Gold and Silver came out. We had spent years learning every minute detail about the original 151, and suddenly all of that work and devotion was worthless? What's more, it needed repeating with 100 more Pokemon? We may have been young tykes,...

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Extra Life 2011 charity event starts today, to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

You may have already heard about this one, but in case not, know that starting today through tomorrow morning, quite a few folks online are going to be playing video games for 24 hours straight, aiming to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The Extra Life Charity marathon is...

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PSA: iam8bit goes Super this evening in Los Angeles

Just a reminder that video game-inspired art house iam8bit is reinventing itself as Super iam8bit this evening at its HQ in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood. Starting tonight at 7pm and going through the next month, the gallery will host over 100 works of art influenced and inspired by your...

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