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Lost Planet lost $40 million to find success

A Forbes report states that Capcom spent $40 million on Lost Planet. That may seem like a nice chunk of change, but it's not the kicker. The thing is that Lost Planet, the actual game, cost $20 million. Another $20 million was spent on the advertising, marketing, parties and promotions. Spending as...

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Why do video games cost so much?

With the ushering in of the "next generation" of gaming everyone has experienced not only increases in graphical capabilities, but prices have increased on the software side too. And so you ask, why do video games cost so much and where is all this money going? Very good question and Forbes has your...

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Lara Croft and Mario make Forbes rich list

After procuring the tax returns of the worlds fictional characters, Forbes published a list of the 15 richest. Apparently the U.S. economy is such a joke that even Forbes has given up trying to report it seriously. Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks doesn't love "tomorrow" like his adopted daughter, he's...

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Mario's all about that money

Leave it to Forbes to obsess over the net worth of people who don't even exist. The Forbes "Fictional Fifteen" ranks the richest of the rich when it comes to fictional characters from movies, books, games, and more. And right at the bottom, tied with Lara Croft and Tony Montana of Scarface, is our...

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Mario's all about that money

Leave it to Forbes to obsess over the net worth of people who don't even exist. The Forbes "Fictional Fifteen" ranks the richest of the rich when it comes to fictional characters from movies, books, games, and more. And right at the bottom, tied with Lara Croft and Tony Montana of Scarface, is our...

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Forbes: the Wii is indeed a revolution

Uh oh ... snatch up that Ninty stock before all the high rollers do. The Wii's being talked up by Forbes magazine! By giving players the ability to physically interact with a virtual world, Nintendo has significantly changed the experience of videogaming. It's suddenly more immersive, more...

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American Apparel opens up shop in SL

Clothing-retailer (and our choice for the Joystiq ringer-tees) American Apparel has recently opened a virtual store in the virtual world of Second Life. In it, Second Lifers will be able to peruse the digital racks and purchase, in true SL fashion, buy clothing for their avatars in addition to the...

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Lara Croft makes Forbes' Fictional 15 richest list

Forbes Magazine has put together a new feature on the 15 richest fictional characters. Lara Croft ranks 13th with fictional net assets of $1 billion. What? Those gravity-defying assets aren't real? And she's 37? What the heck is going on here? Those are not the only shockers unveiled. Forbes...

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What's holding the 360 back?

Forbes reports that Microsoft has suffered a particularly bumpy ride this last quarter, with analysts spotting a problem with shipments that hasn't yet been addressed: "It is clear that something disrupted the supply of Xbox 360 shipments in the quarter, and there does not appear to be any end...

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