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Halo: Reach launch festivities detailed by Microsoft

Next week's release of Halo: Reach carries with it some dire consequences for one New York City Best Buy-owned location -- the Times Square Best Buy theater will be taken over by thousands of rabid Halo fans, patiently waiting for their copy of Reach at 12:01am Tuesday on the dot. Additionally, the...

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PAX Prime 2010 performers and exhibitors announced

PAX Prime, which is largely considered to be the O.G. of Penny Arcade Expos, doesn't kick off until the weekend of September 3, but that doesn't mean we can't start getting excited right now. A portion of the 70-strong exhibitor list has been released alongside the announcement of this year's...

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Report: Seattle one of the top three game-developing cities in U.S.

[Image] Ahh, Seattle. It's already home to grunge rock, the Penny Arcade Expo and the highbrow, dry comedy of Frasier; arguably our three favorite things on this planet. Oh, we're pretty big fans of video games as well -- and according to a report recently published by the Washington Interactive...

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Joystiq is at PAX 2009

Joystiq has invaded the city known for Starbucks, Kurt Cobain, the Space Needle and, most importantly, the Penny Arcade Expo 2009! We hit the ground running last night with a pre-PAX Activision event (they aren't officially at the show), and got our hands on some games -- we'll tell you more...

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Senior staff leave 'The Agency' to start new studio; SOE claims game unaffected

The Agency has lost some top agents as several members of Sony Online Entertainment's Seattle studio have left to form Detonator Games. The losses include art director Corey Dangel, studio director Matt Wilson and producer John Smith -- the latter two were founding members of the development...

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Microsoft hosts sneak peek event for new Gears of War 2 map this Friday

If you live in the Seattle area and find yourself dreaming of dead Locust scum on a daily basis, then you may be interested in a Gears of War 2 play session being set up by Microsoft at the Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame. This Friday, Microsoft will open the doors...

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RE5 producer signing copies of game in Seattle today

A Major Nelson communiqué brings word that Resident Evil 5 executive producer Jun Takeuchi will be signing copies of the game later today in Seattle. If you want to touch the master of Las Plagas, head on over to the Gamestop in Redmond Town Center this afternoon from 2:30-4PM. Oh, and...

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PSA: PAX 2009 now accepting your registration

Where can you discover the wonders of puppetry, rap with game developers, ogle cosplayers, and hang with the Luddites in a three-story annex of board games -- all while getting quality time with upcoming games? If you answered, "PAX," we salute you. If you said: Poughkeepsie, New York, we'll give...

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GameFly expanding to Seattle, Washington [update]

Word of a new GameFly distribution center in Seattle, Washington, comes by way of a Monster.com ad seeking an "operations manager." In what has sort of become tradition around here regarding how this news breaks, the job ad looks legit and is similar to those posted on the website before, leading...

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Nintendo to promote Mario Super Sluggers at Safeco

Seattle residents, Nintendo is going to be promoting Mario Super Sluggers this Friday at Safeco Field, where the Mariners will be taking on the New York Yankees. There, Mario will throw out the opening pitch, as well as kiosks to demo the game. What's even better, though, is that Nintendo will be...

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