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BioShock Infinite hides Shakespeare quotes in Possession Vigor

How to transform a Shakespeare soliloquy from a gorgeous ballad of love and loss into the chilling stuff of nightmares: Whisper it Play it backwardBioShock Infinite features hidden dialogue in its Possession Vigor, both in the scene where players first encounter the stuff, and when it's used to...

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Hamlet: The Game coming to iPad, iPhone and Mac

Deins Galanin's independently-developed adventure game based on the greatest play of all time (other than High School Musical: The Musical, of course), Hamlet, caught our eye when it launched on PC earlier this year. And not just because of its preposterously lengthy title -- Hamlet: Or the last ga...

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Visceral producer has been thinking about Macbeth game 'for years'

[image source: Andy Cohen] It seems EA's Visceral Games team loved high school literature. With Dante's Inferno completed, Visceral's executive producer, Jonathan Knight, revealed his desire to do yet another video game adaptation of a literary classic. "Macbeth the game is something I've been th...

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Not getting up: Ecko's Macbeth game dispatched

Seeing as how the whole "Macbeth with gunz" thing has already been done (see: movie starring Aussie heartthrob Sam Worthington, above), we're ever so curious to learn more about Marc Ecko's canned game concept for a "completely re-imagined Macbeth." Unfortunately, the famed clothing designer -- tur...

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Shakespeare, Dickens, Twain and more coming to DS

Over the past few years, we've helmed what we think is a pretty effective campaign against books or, as we now call them, "thought prisons." Finally, HarperCollins and Nintendo have had the vision to do away with ratty tree carcasses and make those stuffy old stories really shine in the 100 Classi...

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Yascombe: Haze's script is over 1,000 pages long

We've all heard quite a bit about Haze, the next big (and easily-swappable) FPS coming exclusively to the PS3 sometime in May, but during a recent tour through Free Radical Studios led by lead writer Rob Yascombe (who is, in fact, a bona fide, bug-eyed madman), it was announced that the script for ...

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Shakespeare: The MMOG

As Civilization is to history, Arden: The World of Shakespeare will be to the Bard of Avon. CNET reports that Associate Professor of Telecommunications at Indiana University, Edward Castranova, is receiving a $240,000 grant to develop an MMOG around Shakespeare's plays. Unlike World of Warcraft or E...

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Japanese hardware sales, 11 September - 17 September: English Sonnet edition

The DS Lite in Japan, a force high atop its mighty throne, which cannot fall, all others can do naught but look and sigh, their sales so impeded by strongest wall. For the Lite and the 'Two, arrows rise, yet the PSP sinks to the abyss, the downward red glare is blinding to eyes, so vastly clear tha...

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