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Report: PS Vita with 32GB memory card can display 100 apps, no more

One Vita owner and NeoGAF member has discovered that even if his PlayStation Vita's 32GB card has space remaining in its storage, the system can display only up to 100 apps. Shagg_187 shared the above photo, explaining that his card had 9GB of space left, with around 50 minis, 10 PSOne games, 20...

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Editorial: Point out the definition of adventure games until it clicks

As the underground cult of indie development surges to the surface and crowdfunding allows vague ideas to transform into products, the scope of gaming bubbles and changes. Games now span spectrums of physical input and emotional amplitude, and our perspectives change with them. Amid this upheaval...

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UK game sales down 17% in 2012, digital crosses £1 billion for first time

The UK's Entertainment Retailers' Association has released its final report for 2012, and video game sales in that country are down more than 17 percent. Total entertainment sales, including music and movie sales, are down by about 12 percent. The culprit seems to be physical sales, with video game...

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THQ considering Linux and other platforms after Humble Bundle success

After the THQ bundle recently brought in over $5 million (split between THQ, charity donations, and "tips" to the bundle's organizers), the company's president Jason Rubin admits that he's looking at possible markets differently lately. Rubin's Twitter account says he "got the Linux message loud...

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Facebook and Zynga agree to new terms, create potential for official Facebook games

Facebook and Zynga have worked out a new set of terms in their partnership, enabling both parties to make and promote their own games. Before the alteration, Zynga was required to use Facebook's monetization platform, and Facebook couldn't create its own titles to compete with Zynga's. The latest...

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PlanetSide 2 trailer asks what 'your FPS' can do

Sony's PlanetSide 2 is now available, and this video for the game asks (somewhat smugly) if "your FPS" can do what PS2 does. The point being conveyed, of course is that most games in the genre don't have the same scale as what's on display here. ...

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Toys 'R' Us offers 'buy one, get one for $1' game sale, lots more on Black Friday

Toys 'R' Us' Black Friday ad is 32 pages of red and green deals, and as usual, the toy store's got plenty of gaming deals ready for purchase, including a few deals on consoles. The biggest hook is a big "buy one, get one for $1" sale going on, with dozens of games available for a buck each when you...

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Quest for Glory creators join with Brawsome to launch Kickstarter for Hero-U

Corey and Lori Cole are the creators of Quest for Glory, a highly regarded series of role-playing adventure games that first arrived in 1989 and then continued as a series of sequels through 1998. Now, the couple is planning another game called Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption, and they've taken to...

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EA and Origin plug up unintended game giveaway

EA hosted a survey this past weekend that, when finished, awarded a nice prize: A code to download one free game, under $20, on the company's digital distribution site Origin. Just a few things went wrong, however. It turns out the codes distributed weren't matched up to a specific Origin account;...

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FarmVille 2 updates Zynga's cow-clicker (but not too much)

FarmVille. Just the name likely conjures up some vivid thoughts and opinions in the minds of gamers everywhere. As the flagship casual social game for both Facebook and Zynga, FarmVille can't help but be a lightning rod for debates about gaming's audiences, game design, and the role that video...

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