Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Library of Congress Acquires Spider-Man’s Birth Certificate

“Spider-senses” all around the Library were set tingling when we learned that the Library had just acquired 24 pages of original 1962 drawings from “Amazing Fantasy #15,” which marked the first time the world’s most famous web-slinger, Spider-Man, would appear in print anywhere.

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Xbox Dad: Is this game appropriate for my child?

Xbox Dad looks at ESRB ratings and what games are appropriate for your kids.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Dungeons & Dragons: The Pen and Paper Video Game

From a fitting tribute to late Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, Volition designer Monje examines Gygax's massive legacy, suggesting that D&D was "the progenitor of most contemporary video games, irrespective of genre."

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Sunday, April 6, 2008

Quake 3 Multiplayer running on 2 iTouch's

From Hermitworks:

So we've been playing around with Quake 3 and Apple's iTouch. Scott grabbed the icculus source and with a few modifications had it running pretty quick. Here's a video of him with two iTouch's in multiplayer.

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Rockstar Social Club to Launch with GTAIV


"When Grand Theft Auto IV hits stores on April 29th, it will launch alongside another new Rockstar Games project: the Rockstar Social Club. Starting on April 15th, players can register for the online community at with their Xbox Live gamertag and/or PlayStation Network ID"

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Thursday, April 3, 2008

How to survive your first foray into online FPS gaming

First person shooters are fun for the veterans, but won't somebody think of the newbs?

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Exclusive: Penny Arcade's Gabe and Tycho Talk Greenhouse

In this exclusive interview, Penny Arcade creators Mike "Gabe" Krahulik and Jerry "Tycho" Holkins talk about their ambitions for their game download store Greenhouse, how it's all set up, and the kind of indie games they want to put in front of their army of loyal readers.

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