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Zelda lexicon expands, Gerudo language translated and fontified

The Hyrule Historia continues to divulge dark, long forgotten secrets of the Legend of Zelda mythos. Well, mostly timelines and fonts, but that's still pretty neat for everyone in the Joystiq chapter of the Hyrulian Historical Society. The latest gem to be unearthed (insert appropriate sound...

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Skyward Sword's language deciphered, turned into font

Did you ever wonder what all the writing found throughout The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword translated to? Neither have we, but fan "Sarinilli" did, and discovered that it's just our alphabet represented by new characters. A few of the Hylian characters represent multiple letters, but it's a...

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Dialogue font in Clover PC no longer 'a hideous affront to humans with eyes'

Sometimes, all it takes to sully a good gaming experience is the implementation of an unattractive font. The merit of your game's well-written dialogue is lost when delivered in italicized, all-caps, 16-point Tahoma Impact -- a lesson recently learned by Binary Tweed, developer of the Xbox Live...

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Wii Warm Up: The font

We like the Wii logo. It's iconic and friendly. But any time the Wii typeface (the Continuum family) is used for something other than the Wii logo, we find it vaguely awkward-looking, with the possible exception of lowercase Continuum Light (as seen in a certain website header). Sorry, Wii fansite...

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Time to get your label makers at the ready, PS3 font for you!

Ever since its debut, worldwide people have taken note of that awesome PlayStation 3 font -- the Spider-Man font. It turns out everybody was just jealous that their computer didn't have the font available. Well, someone who really loved the font has tossed it up for downloadsies on the internet. We...

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Ken Kutaragi insisted on Spider-Man font for PS3

File this under "Trivia": did you know that since Sony owns the rights to the Spider-Man font, it might have shaped the look and feel of the PlayStation 3? According to CVG, Kutaragi insisted on the use of the font, and it was one of the first design elements chosen for the console. According to...

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Save penguins, fight aliens & change fonts in new 2.80 homebrew

We've been reporting on new homebrew on a nearly daily basis ever since the libtiff exploit was discovered. There are two more games to report about today. First is Penguin Scramble, which has you saving penguins Al Gore style. As with all of these TIFF games, it should be fairly simple to...

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The Spider-Man PS3 font returns... for 3rd Spider-Man flick

How far are we willing to go to satisfy our PlayStation 3 cravings? Just check out that image to the right for a small taste of the console imagery which rightfully should be ours. A couple weeks ago, Sony Pictures Entertainment released the promotional image you see here for Spider-Man 3, set to be...

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