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Kick Ass as an 8-bit Edgar Allen Poe in EDGAR

EDGAR, the great Victorian adventure game, puts you in control of an 8-bit Edgar Allen Poe ¬†hunting down Jack the Ripper in an effort to save your wife from a fate worse than death! The adventure platformer/lootfest, as developer Wrought Iron Games describes it, is set in a side-scrolling alternate…

GFY 38 Studios, MA May Offer More Tax Breaks

Mr. Schilling you may have the Boston sports fan’s heart, including mine, but the less sports interested video gaming fans you do not. Go ahead, move your studio to RI under some hostage state takeover deal see if we care. Seems MA didn’t take kindly to loosing to a state…

Fallout Remade as an 8bit JRPG

Bethesda’s Capital Wasteland has been remade into an 8bit Wasteland in this JRPG – you’ll need to know Japanese to read it or be quick on the Google Translator but its out there for the playing.¬† Head over to Bethesda’s Blog for a quick description and direct download link. [vg247]

Batman: Arkham City Full Teaser Trailer

Spike’s VGA Awards had a few bright sides one being this trailer. Although it doesn’t show off any gameplay footage it does give some insight to the story which could be interesting. The entire Hugo Strange story line is pretty great in itself so this could be a solid follow…

BioWare Releases New SWTOR Video: Rebirth of The Sith Empire

In case you’re keeping tabs on your SWTOR history BioWare has released another ‘when they were Sith’ videos outlining the Rebirth of the most hated club around. I’m not totally caught up on my pre Vader history but the basic jist of the video is ‘Master Gnost-Dural investigates the story…

Black Ops Just a Shot Away

Is looks like a lot of people aren’t playing Black Ops on veteran. If they were there is no way that they could stand listening to any of the licensed music in the game’s campaign, let alone buy it. By this point The Rolling Stones and Creedence Clearwater Revival should…

I Understand Spanish Better Than I Understand This PS3 Ad

Whiskey. Tango. Foxtrot. I mean “I get it” but…not really. Sony you’ve always been on the creepy / interesting side with your ads and for some reason most of them have included babies. Remember that first one with the baby doll in the room with the PS3? Yeah you do….

EA Not That Evil, Sign Three Indie Deals

Publisher Electronic Arts has recently inked deals with three indie developers and plan distribute their titles through XBLA, PSN and PC. This comes off a fifteen consecutive quarter loss and a shift away from retail based sales. The hope is that going digital will obviously cut costs and spark growth…