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Left 4 Dead 2's Midnight Riders wish you a Merry Christmas

We were far too busy a-wassailing yesterday to notice, but Valve released a soon-to-be-holiday-classic that we think is going to catch on like wildfire. It's the latest track from Left 4 Dead 2's quartet of bearded troubadours, the Midnight Riders, titled "All I Want for Christmas (Is To Kick Your...

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Today's Xbox Live deal: 50% off Secret of Monkey Island: SE

Yearning for a hearty adventure, but struggling to get by on the pathetic wages of a Caribbean flooring inspector? If so, today's advertised Xbox Live Deal of the Day (part of an ongoing promotion) should float your cup of tea -- right onto the shores of Monkey Island. The Xbox Live Arcade version...

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Quake Live's 'Silent Night' map adds festive fragging fun

Click image to deck the halls with larger images This time of year is usually one of peace and safe comfort for just about everyone. The same can't be said for the land of Quake Live, where id Software has injected some Yuletide spirit into the browser-based frag-em-up's usual industrial...

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Nintendo's holiday Wii ad is pretty funny

This latest ad from Nintendo isn't the usual we've come accustomed to seeing from The Big N. For one, it lacks any celebrity presence whatsoever. Second, it's the most original ad we've seen from Nintendo since the hilarious Punch-Out!! commercial. Finally, we're just really into disappointed...

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12-year-old Make-A-Wisher designs GameStop's holiday gift card

Rather than choosing something selfish like the opportunity to ride Donald Trump like a pony or a trip around the Moon with the original Apollo 11 astronauts, 12-year-old Make-A-Wish Foundation wish recipient Emily Adkins instead chose to give back to the foundation. In designing the Holiday 2009...

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Game controller Christmas tree ornaments, minus all the plastic

If you're anything like us, you've spent countless hours of your youth hollowing out old gaming controllers for use as gigantic Christmas tree ornaments. Though these might have resulted in years of lopsided tree dilemmas, our penchant for hanging something that at least resembles our favorite...

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Valve selling Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead-themed greeting cards

We know how boring most holly jolly holiday cards can be, so we were glad to see that a handful of Valve-ified greeting cards are now available for purchase at the game maker's online store. Featuring characters from Left 4 Dead, Left 4 Dead 2, and Team Fortress 2 in compromising holiday...

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The best of WoW Insider: December 23-30, 2008

Ah yes, drama. Even when it's a relatively slow news week, as it was over the holiday week at WoW Insider, we can always rely on guild infighting to keep us interested. That and many more great stories from the World of Warcraft can be found in these, our most popular posts from the past seven...

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DS Daily: The year of the Nintendo DSi

Some of us were too impatient to wait for the Nintendo DSi, forking over good money to import the sexy handheld. But, with 2009 fast approaching, we're going to see a lot of great DSi content hit the market. And, for those of us in North America, we're actually going to see the DSi itself hit the...

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Wii Warm Up: Resolutions

As we say goodbye to 2008 and welcome a new year, the popular thing to do is make resolutions. We're pretty sure the large majority of folks making resolutions usually give up eventually, but some people follow through with it. Are you making any? Could they be gaming related? Your resolutions,...

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