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Doom's Dungeons and Dragons pedigree dissected

The latest episode of YouTube series Did You Know Gaming explores Doom, and it's got more than a few tasty tidbits of info on the world's most famous demons-in-space shooter. For example, while 1993's Doom is widely-cited as having helped usher in the first-person shooter genre, we're...

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Did You Know Gaming looks back at the Game Boy

The video game historians at Did You Know Gaming have returned with a look back at the history of Nintendo's wildly successful, beloved Game Boy handheld. From the classic, green-screen LCD brick to the Game Boy Advance, Did You Know Gaming explores the strange, often baffling plans...

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You Don't Know Jack dev brings two games to Amazon Fire TV

While the Amazon Fire TV is "absolutely not a game console," developers such as Telltale Games and now Jackbox Games are already supporting the media-streaming device. The Chicago-based developer launched both You Don't Know Jack Party and a new trivia party game Fibbage for free on the Fire TV...

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Sony Pictures TV launches sports trivia mobile game, Sports Jeopardy

Hot on the heels of its first original mobile IP, Sony Pictures TV launched another mobile game last week, Sports Jeopardy. The sports trivia game uses Jeopardy's branding and quiz show style to challenge players with thousands of sports-related questions. It is available now on iOS and Android via...

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Europe: Gran Turismo 6 contest will dole out racing pods to lucky fans

PlayStation is holding a Gran Turismo 6 contest for Europe's would-be speed demons. Don't think you'll be able to just waltz on in and snatch a spot in the drawing, though. In order to be entered, you'll have to take a multiple-choice quiz on the history of the Gran Turismo series. There are six...

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Super Mario Bros. almost didn't have goombas

Goombas aren't just iconic staples of Nintendo's Mario universe, they're the first enemy players came up against in Super Mario Bros. That wasn't always the case, though. According to the first-ever Know Your Enemy video from GameXplain, goombas weren't originally planned for the game at all....

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You Don't Know Jack Steam bundle celebrates 18 funny years

The You Don't Know Jack Classic Pack is now available on Steam. The $20 bundle offers players the original games in the series stretching back to 1995's Vol. 1 XL. Each of the nine trivia games are available individually for $2.99 save for Vol. 6, which costs $1.99. The Classic Pack is a $5.92...

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Netflix adds movie selection service 'Max' today on PS3

Netflix will introduce "Max" on PlayStation 3 today, a new interactive way to find movies and TV shows. Created by Jellyvision Labs (which shares a founder in Harry Gottlieb of Jackbox Games, the studio behind kooky game show You Don't Know Jack), the Max app features a familiar vibe for anyone...

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You Don't Know Jack coming to iOS and Android in the 'very near future'

You Don't Know Jack will land on iOS in the "very near future," Jellyvision announced on their Facebook page. The announcement was coupled with the appropriately demeaning video seen above. Jellyvision began testing the Android version of the game recently, so no solid release date was announced...

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Gamestop lists You Don't Know Jack as a Kinect-compatible title

Remember the difficult keyboard-sharing procedures you and your friends had to adopt when playing the original You Don't Know Jack with three players? If the GameStop listing for the upcoming entry into the trivia franchise is correct, you won't have to keep in such close proximity this time...

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