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Animal Crossing tale of mother's love retold for Mother's Day

You may already know the tale of a child connecting with their mother via Animal Crossing - it's an older story, one we brought to you back in 2007. Now that story has been retold by artist Alex Cherry, and it's just as inspiring. Happy Mother's Day everyone. [Thanks, Alex] [Image: Alex...

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What our moms think about video games

On Sunday, moms, mothers, mums and at least one half of the pop group responsible for California Dreamin' will be celebrated for Mother's Day. Since our moms taught us everything we know (or so they tell us, anyway) the Joystiq staff wanted to celebrate by asking them what they thought about the...

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Battleblock Theater adds 'Rose' prisoner in honor of Mother's Day

Mother's Day is tomorrow, in case you had forgotten, and to celebrate the Behemoth has released a new, limited engagement prisoner actor for its grand shows of bravery and daring do: Rose. Anyone that logs into Xbox Live and boots up the full version of Battleblock Theater between now and...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Offspring Fling

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, Kyle Pulver's...

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Last-minute Mother's Day gift idea brought to you by Activision, the makers of Prototype 2

Surprise! It's Mother's Day. You forgot -- didn't you? No worries. Activision has you covered. Just zip this, uh, prototype card over to ma and get back to enjoying your Sunday....

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PopCap offering 75 percent off Zuma for yo' mama

Out of observance for this most matronly of holidays, PopCap has reduced the price of its Aztec themed casual puzzler Zuma by 75 percent. Until May 12, you (or your female progenitor) can pick up the PC or Mac version of Zuma for just $4.95 on PopCap's official site. If you ask us, it makes for a...

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Swag Sunday: Mother's Day swag bonanza [update]

[Kevin Dooley] Update: This giveaway is over and winners will be contacted shortly. Thanks to everyone for entering and keep an eye on those commenter-tied inboxes! For this week's weekend swag giveaway, we've teamed up with 80sTees.com to offer six separate prizes to you, dearest reader. You...

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Your mom wants a new lime green DS bundle

Your mom's cool, right? Of course she is. So this Mother's Day, don't give her that awful birdhouse you made for her in shop class (seriously man, just buy a level already). Why not go ahead and spring for this brand new lime green DS bundle, complete with adorable case and Personal Trainer:...

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Spend Mother's Day playing games with mom

Don't panic: It's Mother's Day today in North America. We know it crept up on you, overshadowed by more significant holidays like Gears of War 2 Gameplay Footage Day and GTAIV Day Month. Luckily, Susan Arendt over at Game|Life has your back, with a list of excellent gaming gifts for moms of all...

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Germany: Give Mom some smarts this Mother's Day

Flower service Fleurop in Germany is suggesting something other than the usual bouquet and pleasant card for your mom this Mother's Day. It would seem they're teaming up with Nintendo to suggest your mom get some good old Brain Training in. And buy some flowers, of course. For 199 Euros, customers...

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