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Sony tries to secretly wiki-diss Halo 3 and fails

Our friends over at Sony HQ must be at their whits end with all this Halo 3 talk, because they devilishly and secretly stuck it to the Halo franchise with a ::gasp:: Wikipedia revision! Using WikiScanner, it was discovered that an IP address originating out of Sony's UK studios edited the Wikipedia ...

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EA gives no mea culpa on Wiki controversy

Electronic Arts was caught red-fingered yesterday revising the company's Wikipedia profile and removing some key people (founder Trip Hawkins) and controversies (EA Spouse) from its history. Statements given by an EA spokesperson to GamesIndustry.biz concerning the matter indicate that the publishe...

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EA staffer plays history revisionist on Wikipedia

We already know that EA changes its screenshots, but is somebody trying to rewrite its history? Shacknews reports somebody with an IP address linked to the Electronic Arts Redwood City HQ is going into the EA Wikipedia page and altering the past. Using a tool called Wikipedia Scanner made by Cal T...

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DJ Max Portable DS spotted in the wiki

Update: As expected, the Wikipedia entry has been removed. The short life of the exceedingly dubious DJ Max Portable DS is over, suffering from a fatal "speedy deletion," and with it, our hopes of getting a North American DJ Max release, regardless of console! A new Wikipedia entry (marked for "spee...

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Bitter fanboys shred Nintendo's Wikipedia entry

Rumor has it that yesterday, some angry non-Nintendo fans (i.e. crazy people) randomly decided to attack the Ninty Wikipedia page for ... well, we won't call it massive damage. More like laughable damage. "nintendo sucks!!!!!!!!1111?" Wow! That's very convincing. Let's sell those DS games and cance...

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Bitter fanboys shred Nintendo's Wikipedia entry

Rumor has it that yesterday, some angry non-Nintendo fans (i.e. crazy people) randomly decided to attack the Ninty Wikipedia page for ... well, we won't call it massive damage. More like laughable damage. "nintendo sucks!!!!!!!!1111?" Wow! That's very convincing. Let's sell those DS games and cance...

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Phil Collins + GTA = win [Update 1]

Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English rock and pop musician. He is sometimes known as the lead singer and drummer of progressive rock group Genesis and as a Grammy and Academy Award-winning solo artist. He also commonly goes by the nickname "Philly ...

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Video games and Wikipedia, perfect together

We love Wikipedia. Whether it's worlds inside games, worlds inside comics about games, or blogs about games, Wikipedia's got what every video game fanboy needs: an endless stream of entries ... that you can edit. A short bit at the end of a recent MTV News column tipped us off to a recent article in...

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Wii ranks high on Wiki listing

Over at the WikiCharts Top 100 for the month of August, Nintendo's Wii is ranked number 13. Not too bad for the console, managing to be beaten out by only two sexual phrases (this is the internet, after all). With a 27,750 views-a-day average, the Wikipedia entry for the Wii could stand to do bette...

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Entertainment Weekly honors Joystiq in top 25 list

While we're physically unable to pat ourselves on the back (freak DDR accident, y'know), we thought there might be some interest in seeing your favorite game blog (read: that's us, guys) in dead tree format. We've been selected by the good people at Entertainment Weekly as one of their "25 favorite ...

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