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Tales From The Borderlands first details emerge from SXSW vault

A panel at the SXSW festival has shed new light on Tales From The Borderlands, the story-driven adventure game collaboration between Telltale and Gearbox. Polygon reports that the two main characters, Rhys and Fiona, will narrate the story from a future perspective - in other words, what you play i...

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Pennzoil and Nintendo bring Mario Kart to life at SXSW

Our friends at Engadget report that Pennzoil and Nintendo have partnered up for what the 8-year old inside us could only describe as "the coolest commercial ever, next to those Stretch Armstrong guys." The two companies have brought the Mario Kart franchise into the real world with modified karts o...

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NASA taps Kerbal Space Program to replicate real space mission

The actual rocket scientists at NASA have joined forces with the virtual rocket scientists of the Kerbal Space Program to update the indie space simulation with legitimate technology and an actual, real-world, ongoing mission. Kerbal Space Program: Asteroid Redirect Mission shares its name with ...

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Titanfall launch party at SXSW includes devs, Childish Gambino

Microsoft is hosting a launch party for Titanfall at SXSW in Austin, Texas, from 9PM CT on March 10 to 2AM CT on March 11, the moment that shall forever on be known as The Day The Titans Fell. Festivities will be held at Microsoft Studio on Congress Avenue and it's all first come, first served. ...

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Tales from the Borderlands SXSW panel presents first details in March

Telltale Games will share its first Tales from the Borderlands details at an upcoming SXSW 2014 panel, the studio announced this week. Attending Telltale Games representatives include president Kevin Bruner and designer Harrison Pink. Gearbox president Randy Pitchford, Borderlands series directo...

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Rovio wants Angry Birds Space on 'all the screens,' Vita version up to Sony

Rovio's plans for porting Angry Birds Space are just as ambitious as they were with the original, according to chief marketing officer/Mighty Eagle Peter Vesterbacka. "With all our games, we're going for all the screens: Smartphones, tablets, TVs, the web, so we really want to bring Space to all th...

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Latest UMvC3 costume pack contains mysterious, unexplained Nova outfit

Every time a new costume pack is released for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Capcom explains the often obscure sources for said costumes. The "Viewtiful Strange" pack that came out last Tuesday, for instance, contains a Doctor Strange variant from a 1960s comic-book subplot, among other esoteric dig...

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The Boondock Saints cast to announce mysterious gaming thing at SXSWi [update]

Update: A flyer for the event (added below) mentions Austin-based Critical Mass Interactive as part of the panel. A quick trip to the developer's website resulted in the banner image above, which pretty much removes any doubt about what this announcement could possibly be for. According to its Lin...

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SXSWi ScreenBurn Arcade to host Street Fighter X Tekken tournament

SXSWi, the "interactive" technology portion of Austin's South by Southwest festival that runs between March 9 and 13, also hosts ScreenBurn, a three-day gaming conference and expo. The ScreenBurn Arcade portion of ScreenBurn is open to the general public, and to kick things off the first day of the...

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Indie Game: The Movie showing at SXSW, creators hosting panel

Can't make it out to the Sundance film festival to check out the world premiere of the crowdsource-funded documentary Indie Game: The Movie? There's no need to worry, assuming you can score passes to SXSW instead; the film will have a showing at the SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade (March 9 - 11) and SXSW ...

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