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New Awesomenauts character Genji announced

Ronimo Games introduced its 13th character to Awesomenauts, and his name is Genji. Genji is one of the last living Entin, a caterpillar-like monk "on a pilgrimage to restore his faith in the great space butterfly." He is also a support character that specializes in "shielding allies and banishing ...

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Brash working with Folklore dev on film-based game

Grab your popcorn! Film-focused game studio Brash has inked a deal with the Folklore and Genji devs at Game Republic for a game based on, you guessed it, an upcoming Hollywood movie. The announcement follows Brash's recent critically-panned game adaptation of Jumper, as well as confirmed plans by ...

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Resistance and Motorstorm topping charts in UK (not Europe)

After briefly, mistakenly and idiotically reducing the entirety of Europe, with all its many cultures, languages and shoes to just the UK in an article yesterday, we've taken steps to reinforce the pathways that connect our brains to our rapidly typing fingers. Said fingers insist that we now draw y...

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Hitting crabs for massive damage, or overcoming allergic reactions?

All right, all right... so this isn't official news or anything, but it's just silly enough to merit spreading around this series of tubes known as the interweb. Way back when, there was this whole big joke with Genji and attacking crabs for massive damage. Half of the humor came from a big "WTF?" r...

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Okamoto, Genji creator, promises more PS3 power harnessing next time

We know that Genji didn't fare very well in the eyes of critics and gamers alike. Some will forgive the game, as it was no more than a launch title. Others will keep a grudge, vowing never to play a mediocre game again (so... they'll play about five games a year?). However! For people on both sides ...

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Downloadable content is coming our way!

You know you're tired of looking at the same fugly outfit your character in Genji is clad in. You know you're sick of handing off the controller when you die in Blast Factor. So what're you going to do about it? Initiate some microtransactions, that's what! Coming soon to the PlayStation Store are: ...

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Prospective QA manager shuns Sony practices, Microsoft too

Sparked by uproar over a "game-killing" bug in Genji, Ritual Entertainment QA manager Michael Russell recalls a job interview for FPQA Manager, held at Sony's San Diego offices. There he caught a glimpse of Sony's QA process, which, according to Russell, "allows creativity to squash quality" -- he p...

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Viva Pinata takes stab at Genji jokes

Rare's latest title, Viva Pinata, looks to have reopened the now-infamous -- and somewhat tiresome -- crab joke from Sony's E3 2006 press conference. A GameSpot forum member stumbled upon this during his game time and took a picture for everyone's amusement. Consider this one company using a first...

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Get stuck in Genji? It's not you, it's a massive glitch...

The development team for Genji did a big-hearted thing the other day -- they sent out helpful tips to players in the form of an e-mail. What they failed to give a tip for was avoiding a massive, massive bug in the game that renders your entire playtime useless and forces you to start over. Oh, okay....

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IGN Reviews Genji, verdict: passable

Ouch! For those of you who thought all early next-gen games would get high scores simply because of the "oooh, pretty" factor, think thee again. IGN posted their review of Genji and in contrast to the slightly higher scores issued by Famitsu a week back, the verdict is... well, passable. Here's the ...

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