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This is our first look at the costumer Melissa Benoist will bring to television as Supergirl. The pilot episode is now in production for CBS. "The costume for Supergirl was designed by three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costumes for The Flash and Arrow and whose motion picture credits include Academy Awards for her work on Alice…

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One of the most popular games on the floor of this year's GenCon was a Japanese import called Tragedy Looper. First published by BakaFire Party in 2011, the English language version made its U.S. debut at the Z-Man Games booth last week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tragedy Looper is a deduction game mixed with light role-play. One player takes on the role…

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A new study published by SuperData Research breaks down the demographics of gaming in several interesting ways. Their analysis says that MMOs will be a growing sector among gamers as they age. SuperData's new findings generally confirm many long-held (and marketer driven) stereotypes about gender and games. For instance, women lead the mobile space with 57.8 percent of the market. Meanwhile,…

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The man behind the sculpture Icons of Doom, a handmade representation of the classic shooter that the designer John Romero himself bought for $6,000, is at it again. His latest masterpiece is called Childhood Religion, a response to a lifetime spent under the thumb of the Star Wars licensing empire. "Episode X: Childhood religion," reads the crawl on the video…

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The comic based on Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, which first appeared in the pages of Nintendo Power magazine, will be reprinted this year in a single volume collection from Viz Media's Perfect Square imprint, the publisher announced today. The comic adaptation of the SNES game was illustrated by Shotaro Ishinomori, the celebrated manga artist who…

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