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For the truth about Street Fighter 2, ask director Akira Nishitani

Akira Nishitani recently started a Twitter account, though instead of heavily-filtered brunch photos and duck-faced mirror portraits, the Street Fighter 2 director has been doling out little-known details on the seminal fighter's creation. For instance, did you know that the periodic red...

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Don't quit your day job: Wohlwend's cautionary post on going indie

Greg Wohlwend has been a full-time independent developer for six years, working on games such as Solipskier, Puzzlejuice, Hundreds, Ridiculous Fishing, and doing the art for Indie Game: The Movie. He enjoys his work and "wouldn't trade it for anything," but it's not an easy ride, and it's not for...

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Nintendo debuts 3DS screenshot sharing tool in Japan

Nintendo has released a web tool for use in the 3DS' internet browser, which allows the user to share screenshots from compatible games on Twitter and Tumblr. So far, only Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Tomodachi Collection: New Life work with the service – our friends at Engadget attempted to...

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Report: Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth no longer with company

Adam Orth, the Microsoft Studios creative director who caused a stir among consumers last week by tweeting his opinions on "always-on" devices, is no longer a Microsoft employee, according to "two sources" speaking with Polygon. Last week, Microsoft publicly apologized for Orth's comments, saying...

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Respawn Entertainment teases E3 appearance this year

Respawn Entertainment (which came from the disunion between Activision and the former heads of Infinity Ward) promised us last year that the company would not debut its first game at E3. Though we may see a glimpse before the show, Respawn's co-founder Vince Zampella has tweeted that, "Yes, we will...

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Twitter-based MMORPG accused of stealing artwork

Tweeria is a web-based role-playing game that advertises itself as the "laziest MMORPG ever." It uses Twitter to passively power and level up a virtual character set in a fantasy-based world, and has now been accused of stealing art from the World of Warcraft collectible card game. Mike Sacco, a...

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THQ considering Linux and other platforms after Humble Bundle success

After the THQ bundle recently brought in over $5 million (split between THQ, charity donations, and "tips" to the bundle's organizers), the company's president Jason Rubin admits that he's looking at possible markets differently lately. Rubin's Twitter account says he "got the Linux message loud...

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Xbox unfollows Twitter and unfriends Facebook, apps 'retired' from dash

The Fall 2012 Update currently rolling out removes Twitter and Facebook from the Xbox dashboard, and Microsoft have confirmed the apps are officially being 'retired.' Speaking to IGN, Microsoft said it's "retiring the Facebook and Twitter apps," although the company didn't comment regards whether...

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PSA: Castle Crashers gains entry to Steam

Castle Crashers is live on Steam right now for your adorable medieval animal orb pleasure, for $15 on PC and Mac. Since Castle Crashers launched in 2008 and is on both XBLA and PSN, the Steam release directly benefits staunchly anti-console gamers and those with a "don't play a game until it's been...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 marketing kicks off with viral 'Epsilon Program' site

A Twitter account for something called the "Epsilon Program" has materialized in the past few days, linking off to a freaky (and annoying) website for a pseudo-religion called "KIFFLOM", registered by Take Two Software. The site features a thinly-veiled parody of the real-life Scientology...

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