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Museum of Modern Art picks 14 pretty, ugly games for new exhibit

New York's Museum of Modern Art is hosting a video game exhibit beginning in March 2013 with installments of 14 initial games, featuring Pac-Man, Tetris, Myst, Katamari Damacy, Dwarf Fortress, Portal and Canabalt, among others. MoMA eventually wants to incorporate 40 games into the show, with a wis...

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Take a stroll through NYC in Crysis 3

This clip from Crysis 3 starts with a stealthy stroll through a lush, dilapidated New York City and expands into all-out conflict. This is why we don't venture in Central Park at night....

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NYC! Go play arcade games with a bunch of game industry folks tomorrow night!

You don't really need an excuse to head out to Brooklyn's Barcade, but we've got one for you anyway: the New York Game Critics Circle is throwing a shindig there tomorrow night. Beyond the beautiful smiling faces of the group's membership, expect to meet a variety of folks from the game industry: d...

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Let's look really closely at Nintendo's Wii U

Nintendo showed dozens of games during E3 2012, and gave attendees a second hands-on with near-final Wii U hardware. We covered the company extensively, but we couldn't resist an invitation to get a quiet, private demonstration of the console during a New York City event this week. What's more, Ni...

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Sony may sell its fancy New York City skyscraper

Sony's got a pretty swanky skyscraper in Manhattan. That skyscraper, however, may not feature Sony's logo much longer – not to mention the employees it houses – as the private-equity firm Blackstone Group for the potential sale of the 55th and Madison-based, 37-story building. Said talk...

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Head down to the swamps of New York City with Crysis 3's first gameplay trailer

Crysis 3's naturalization of New York City's concrete jungle takes full shape in the first gameplay trailer, released this morning by EA. That compound bow makes plenty of appearances, but don't think Crytek has forgotten about all those other toys Crysis fans have come to expect....

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'5th Avenue Frogger' is exactly what it sounds like (incredible, that is)

Tyler DeAngelo is a problem solver. He sees Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, what with its rampant traffic and potential life-ending danger, and he turns peril into a game. Well ... not quite. He's taken a virtual approach to crossing said road, revamping the classic gameplay of Frogger with real-time dat...

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Max Payne takes his shootdodge to the streets of New York

It's no secret that Max Payne leaves his New Yorker past behind in Max Payne 3 as he heads for Brazil, but perhaps you didn't realize that chunks of the game will explore Max's history in the Big Apple. That history, unsurprisingly, involves leaping through the air while firing two handguns....

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Skylanders creative lead eying Wii U's NFC for the future; mobile game explained

"Giants is the idea for the future," Toys for Bob CEO and development lead Paul Reiche III told me during an interview this morning, just ahead of this weekend's Toy Fair 2012. His company's latest project, Skylanders, is up for an award at the big show, not to mention an award or two at DICE 2012 ...

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Skyrim takes top honors at NY Video Game Critics Circle Awards

You'd have to be a fus-ro-dummy to think that Skyrim would be through with receiving accolades. At last night's New York Video Game Critics Circle Awards, the Bethesda Game Studios-developed RPG took home yet one more, earning the "Big Apple Award for Best Game" as decided by a cabal of NY-based ga...

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