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Limited Killer Instinct boxed version holds pins instead of a disc

Killer Instinct, the Xbox One-exclusive fighting game based on the 90s classic of the same name, is getting a boxed edition for $59.99, available only through the Microsoft store. There will be no disc within said box however, as the "Pin Ultimate Edition" is a joint venture between Microsoft and P...

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Steam adds 'Trade Offers' feature for making, well, trade offers

Steam's Trade Offers program is now available for all users, allowing friends to suggest trade deals for inventory items, which can be accepted, countered or declined. Think of it as a new strategy game about negotiating the best deal, complete with asynchronous multiplayer. Unlike standard trad...

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Steam Community Market enables buying and selling with Steam Wallet

The Steam Community Market, currently in beta with Team Fortress 2, is designed to allow members to buy and sell items using their Steam Wallet funds. This is an expansion of Steam's previous trading policy and its surprisingly complex TF2 economy. The beta is only available for TF2 at the moment, ...

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PSA: Minecraft's 1.3.1 update goes live, go get your trade on

Ready to get your virtual trade on with virtual people in virtual villages? Minecraft's latest update for PC is here to enable that – the "1.3.1" patch – and it's got more than just value-less trading. It also has ... uh ... the Ender Chest? And writeable books? Oh, right, it also combi...

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High-end gear in Dust 514 costs 24 cents in real money

CCP Vice President Morgan Godat has revealed the real-world cost of a high-end set of gear in the upcoming EVE Online companion, Dust 514, and it might be cheaper than you expect: About 24 cents. If you were to equip a character in the game with some of the highest-level gear out there and send the...

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Battleblock Theater player-to-player trading system channels Buffalo Bill

The Behemoth has let the cat out of the musty prison cell with details about Battleblock Theater's's trading system, which was inspired by the hacking of weapon drops in Castle Crashers. Battleblock Theater players will be able to collect the faces of other prisoners by freeing them with gre...

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Pokemon cheaters banned

A primary concern of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl (or, at least, that of this blogger) is the incredibly rampant cheating. In the past, use of an Action Replay wasn't a horrible offense ... your team would be uber, and a couple of your personal friends might be a bit ticked, but that was all. These days, i...

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Pokemon Global Trading Service: 10 million served

The Pokémon Global Trade Station, which you probably know about from using it yourself, is a system that lets American gamers make really unfair trades to Japanese players eager for their English-named Pokémon. And it has been very successful in that regard! Nintendo announced that ove...

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Pokemon Diamond/Pearl impressions

So, we know that Pokemon: Diamond and Pearl sold more copies in one day than the number of plant cells in an oak tree. Certainly, the game must have blind, fanboyish loyalty excellent gameplay to warrant such sales! One of those silly "bilingual" people over at IGN got their hands on a copy, and rel...

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