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Wizards of the Coast sued over 'Electronic Trading Card' patent infringement

Wizards of the Coast is being sued by Texas-based Wildcat Intellectual Property Holdings over an alleged patent infringement. Courthouse News reports Wildcat believes Wizards of the Coast's 2002 game Magic: The Gathering Online infringes upon the former's 'Electronic Trading Card' patent, and is...

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Payday: The Heist 'Wolfpack' DLC coming next week in US, available now in EU

It may not be a zombie-filled hospital, but Payday: The Heist's "Wolfpack" DLC does include new weapons, missions, and what appears to be some kind of fog-spewing basement or stairwell. You also get two new heists, a new crew member called "The Technician," a raised level cap and a few extra...

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Payday's bank robbers take over Left 4 Dead's Mercy Hospital

Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time! The bank robbing bad guys from Payday are getting crossed with Left 4 Dead's zombie-filled Mercy Hospital – apparently prior to the events of L4D – in an upcoming mission pack. See for yourself above....

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Planetside 2 beta starts next week, new cinematic trailer starts right now

Planetside 2's closed beta will begin "NEXT MON OR TUESDAY BARRING ANY UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES," according to an all-caps tweet from SOE president John Smedley. Invitations to the beta, which Smedley refers to as a "real beta" and not a "marketing gimmick," will automatically be sent to everyone...

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Bullet Run is free-to-play, and worth the price

How much do you want from free-to-play games? It's tough to talk about free-to-play games critically as a writer, because they upend the traditional rules about what video games are "worth," for lack of a better term. A traditional console game, at $60, is a fairly serious investment these days,...

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Planetside 2 takes flight in new trailer and screens

We never understood why they call aerial combat dogfighting – it's not like dogs can fly, right? Wait, can they? ... No, we're pretty sure that's just a dream we had once....

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SOE announces free-to-play Bullet Run, a revamped Hedone from Acony Games

Acony Games, a German developer, has been working on an online first-person shooter called Hedone, about contestants fighting to win a deadly reality show. Sony Online Entertainment today announced that it is publishing a game by Acony called Bullet Run, and as far as we can tell it's Hedone with a...

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Mark Hamill returns as The Joker in DC Universe Online expansion

In addition to the player-versus-player goodies the latest DC Universe Online downloadable content pack provides, Mark Hamill will be returning to voice The Joker, and he won't be alone. "The Last Laugh" DLC pack also features Arleen Sorkin, who returns as Harley Quinn, a role she played in Batman:...

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PlanetSide 2 alpha gameplay shows off map size, vehicle combat

This guided walkthrough of PlanetSide 2's GDC alpha demo takes pride in how "MASSIVE" every part of this game apparently is, from its day/night-cycling environments to its customizable tanks, planes and support vehicles. Even the infantry combat is MASSIVE, despite being totes normal-sized....

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Sony closing four online titles in March, you're probably okay with it

The folks at Sony Online Entertainment have announced that four titles in its stable of massively-multiplayer online games will be taken out to pasture, but they probably aren't experiences you're staying up nights to savor. The worlds of Cosmic Rift, Infantry, Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga,...

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