Monthly Archives April 2015

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Comic-book creators working on big game franchises spoke today about how they are seeking to create new stories and plots for their characters, separate from games. Representatives of companies licensing characters like Lara Croft, The Last of Us' Ellie and Halo 4's Sara Palmer spoke at a panel, hosted by comic publisher Dark Horse Publishing. She's still figuring out the…

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One year ago, I quit drinking. When I quit, life became thorny and unfun. Playing Civilization 5 helped me get through a rough patch. --- I had been a big drinker for the past 30 years. It was hard for me to say goodbye to something that had given me so much pleasure. But it was definitely time to move…

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Dragon Quest 10 and 11 are in development for the NX, the codename for Nintendo's next gaming system, according to a Square Enix news conference today translated by Kotaku. Dragon Quest 11, which gets its reveal about an hour into the video, is in development for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS, as well. A Square Enix slide showing platforms showed the New Nintendo…

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This is Old Russia as imagined by Lego builder and Destiny player Hunter Erickson. Erickson writes on the Flickr stream for his creation that the Lego tableau isn't meant to be a perfect recreation of Old Russia, but rather a visual summary of everything that makes up the map. That means skeletons, derelict cars, decimated buildings and a destroyed highway bridge.…

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