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What Is An “Indie” Game?

Friday, October 28th, 2011 by admin. Filed under: Game News.

I talk about “indie” games all the time, but it recently occurred to me that this might not be a term that some of you are familiar with. The word “indie” is a commonly-used short form of “independent”. In the gaming industry, if a developer is described as being independent, it typically means [...]

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Death Of The Talent Tree

Friday, October 21st, 2011 by admin. Filed under: Game News.

There was some very interesting news out of Blizzcon today regarding the future of talent trees in World Of Warcraft. In a nutshell, talent trees as players currently know them are going away entirely. The basic goal of this revamp, according to the developers, is to give players the freedom to radically customize [...]

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Don’t Feed The Scammers

Friday, October 14th, 2011 by admin. Filed under: Game News.

I’ve been hearing about a lot of people having their XBOX Live/PSN accounts hacked lately, so I thought I’d do a little public service announcement about scammers. A scammer is someone who tries to trick you into giving them your account info, usually by posing as an employee or representative of the company that [...]

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High-res Textures: Now For Consoles, Too!

Friday, October 7th, 2011 by admin. Filed under: Game News.

Gamerzines is carrying a story about a cool feature in the console version of the highly-anticipated shooter Battlefield 3. The PS3 and XBOX 360 versions of BF3 will come on two discs, one of which will have an optional install. This install will let players sacrifice some hard disk space to “stream” higher-resolution [...]

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