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Co-op shooter Helldivers drops this summer on Sony systems

As the weather clears up, we tend to break out our list of items well-suited for summer. Namely, we like to cruise in drop-tops and play top-down shooters once the sun is out and the temperature rises, and a recent PlayStation Blog post noted that Arrowhead's Helldivers will be one of those two to...

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Best Buy's Summer Gaming Blowout begins today

Best Buy's Summer Gaming Blowout includes massive deals on Just Dance 3, Rayman Origins, Crysis 2 and a bomb of other games, running from today, August 12, through August 18. Just Dance 3, Rayman Origins, Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Tekken Hybrid and Crysis 2 are running $10 each, along...

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Trine 2 half off for XBLA Gold Members through July 2

Atlus sends word that Frozenbyte's vibrant puzzle-platformer, Trine 2, is being sold at half price on Xbox Live Arcade for Gold Members this weekend. That means you can pick it up for 600 Microsoft Points ($7.50) through July 2nd. Before you do that, though, remember that the time has almost come...

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Deadlight story trailer explains the saving powers of fear

"The only thing we have to fear is to fear yourself." We're pretty sure that's what president Franklin D. Roosevelt said to galvanize the American public when he took office in 1933, in the thick of the Great Depression. Nothing says "We can do it!" quite like "You're a monster!" Thankfully...

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Trine 2 DLC brings six new stages this summer; Frozenbyte's next project a new IP

A fresh batch of Trine 2 DLC is dropping this summer, and it will include six new stages, a shiny new story and new skills. XBLA Fans picked up the news from Frozenbyte marketing director Mikael Haveri during a GDC 2012 panel this week. Haveri also said there would be a lot of puzzles based on...

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Amazon handheld gaming sale begs you to go outside and play

Amazon wants you to get out of the house. We know it's hot enough to fry bacon on the asphalt outside, but you're permanently indenting your desk chair and the cat thinks your pajama pants are a scratching post. Reddit will survive without you for a day, we promise. Fine -- you can take your 3DS....

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Nintendo report hints at new Wii titles, Other M release

Nintendo is one of a few companies to release its earnings report earlier this week, and a supplemental report released today has some surprises and new information for Wii owners. Not only does it finally list a target date for Metroid: Other M (you can expect it as soon as summer of this year if...

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GameStop: Families saving pennies by playing games

In these tough economic times, corporations are looking for good news wherever they can find it. Take, for instance, this release issued by GameStop, which said that 34 percent of families will be playing games together rather than partaking in more expensive activities like vacations this summer....

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Iwata: DSi launching worldwide by summer 2009

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has announced that the Nintendo DSi will be shipping overseas "by summer 2009," narrowing the previous US launch window of "well into 2009" set by Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. According to Reuters, Iwata said, "Specific plans will be unveiled by...

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Summer movies raise demand for associated classic games

Summer blockbusters aren't just good for propping up the sales of crappy new movie-based games ... it turns out they're also good for pumping up the prices of crappy old games based on the same characters. For proof, look no further than the always interesting Video Game Price Charts blog, which...

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