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Spike TV holding casting calls for nightmarish God of War 3 contest

Good news, The Tester -- you're off the hook for being the worst idea for a video game-themed game show. Look sharp, Spike TV's recently announced God of War 3 promotion/contest Last Titan Standing -- you're officially on notice. According to a recent press release announcing the show's casting...

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1 vs. 100 free for Xbox Live Silver members from Dec. 24 - 28

Looking for a cheap way to stave off that post-holiday depression that we all immediately experience as soon as the last present is unwrapped? (You do experience that, right?) Microsoft's got new Xbox 360 owners covered -- from December 24 to December 28, 1 vs. 100 will be free-to-play for Xbox...

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Swag Sunday: Game show giveaway extravaganza! (Wii)

Update: Comments have been closed and winners will be contacted shortly. If you're not checking those inboxes yet, now would be a good time to start doing so! We know we've been pushing nothing but family entertainment on you with our Swag Saturday posts for a few weeks now, and, well, this week...

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1 vs. 100 statistics, upcoming events detailed

The first season of the Xbox Live game show sensation that's sweeping the nation is drawing to a close -- if you've yet to check out 1 vs. 100, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops during its last week on the air (August 22 - 29) to try and suck you in. Among the attractions is a free chance for...

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No Whiimies! Ubisoft bringing Press Your Luck, Family Feud

We'll forever remember the moment we saw John O' Hurley crush Richard Karn's windpipe, the finishing move in the back alley street fight that decided the next rung of the Family Feud host lineage. A moment like that begs for a video game adaptation, but we doubt that's what we'll be getting when...

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1 vs 100 gameplay footage previews prizes, advertisements

We can no longer keep up this thin, false veneer of hatred towards the upcoming debut of Xbox Live Primetime's inaugural title, 1 vs. 100. Yes, it's tragically Saget-free, but the gameplay footage seen above actually looks pretty fun. Hey, even if it doesn't look like your cup of tea, you could...

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New Sci-Fi gaming show takes the physical challenge

The Sci-Fi Channel has partnered with Samsung and Granada America to hunt down the most well-rounded gamer in the United States as part of WCG GameQuest, a new "elimination-style" game show. Besides bragging rights (and sore thumbs), the winner of the "competition series" will also walk away with...

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Virtually Overlooked: Irritating Stick

This is pretty out-there for a Virtual Console request, for plenty of reasons. Okay, so Irritating Stick is a PlayStation game, which is more likely to show up on the PS3 than the Wii. And okay, there'd be no point in doing it without Wiimote integration -- more on that later -- meaning it should be...

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Bury the Shovelware: Deal or No Deal

To learn all there is about something, you sometimes need to go to the extremes. For shovelware, we are about to boldly trek into the eye of the storm. Deal or No Deal has the lowest aggregate score according to Metacritic, narrowly edging out Homie Rollerz. But we need to give it a fair chance....

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The Price Is Right for Wii, DS, PC and Mac

You know what? Not all the E3 news can be megatons. In fact, that seems to be the rule more than it is the exception anymore. But sometimes publishers try to slip a dud under the radar even after we just talked to them. Yes, we're looking at you Ubisoft. Well, we're looking at both you and the...

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