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  • Study shows girls like to play, but don’t like to tell

    Video games and their culture have, since its beginning, been mostly directed at men. Most video games are developed by teams composed mainly of men and explore subjects appealing mostly to men. This has turned men into the target audience for most of the titles and this cycle is perpetuated by profits which drive developers to focus on men. Some of the recent titles with a more general appeal, like Guitar Hero, Rock Band or…

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Valve says it will develop PS3 games, eventually

by Jeremy Hill on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:29 PM

Valve’s Chet Faliszek was asked whether any of Valve’s franchises will ever come to the PS3. His response suggested Valve hasn’t started developing yet, but will in the future. Continue Reading »

ESRB rates PixelJunk Racers 2nd Lap

by Jeremy Hill on Feb 19, 2010 at 11:17 AM

Though Racers is arguably the least popular in the PixelJunk franchise, Q-Games is developing either a brand new Racers title or downloadable content called PixelJunk Racers 2nd Lap. Continue Reading »

Modern Warfare 2, Uncharted 2 lead nominees for 2010 BAFTA awards

by Christian Morlotte on Feb 18, 2010 at 07:57 PM

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) was one of the first major organizations to give recognition to video games as serious forms of entertainment. Since 2005 it has included a category for video games along with its usual awards for films and television. In what is probably… Continue Reading »

Xbox Live Update for the week of February 14 through 20, 2010

by Brian Allen on Feb 18, 2010 at 05:45 PM

Capcom’s survival horror sequel Resident Evil 5 takes center stage in this week’s marketplace additions. The full adventure is now available through Games On Demand for $29.99 and requires 7 GB of storage. In addition to the game, a whole spate of Resident Evil 5 gear for your Xbox Live… Continue Reading »

Gamertell Preview: 3D Dot Game Heroes for PS3

by Jenni Lada on Feb 18, 2010 at 03:08 PM

Atlus recently did a demonstration presentation allowing the press to get an up-close look at 3D Dot Game Heroes, From Software’s homage to classic action RPGs. Gamertell was able to take part, and get a close up look at 3D Dot Game Heroes’ character editor, introduction and one of the… Continue Reading »

Average Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility owner played it for 49 hours

by Jenni Lada on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:45 AM

Natsume’s pretty proud of how its Harvest Moon games are doing on the Wii. See, Nintendo Channel users’ play data is collected by the system, to let people know what some of the most played games are, keep track of what games they play most and issue recommendations. It turns… Continue Reading »

5 games that prove Wii can be scary, too

by Jenni Lada on Feb 18, 2010 at 08:38 AM

The Wii is mainly known for its family friendly games, but the system has slowly been building up a small library of games that aren’t all-ages fare. There aren’t too many games with a “Mature” rating, or that fall into the horror, thriller and suspense genres, but that doesn’t mean… Continue Reading »

G.A.N.G. finalists announced, winners will be awarded at GDC 2010

by Lucy Newman on Feb 17, 2010 at 08:42 PM

The Game Audio Network Guild just announced the finalists for its 8th Annual G.A.N.G awards. The finalists will be judged and winners will be awarded during the March 12, 2010, Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, CA (USA). This year’s nominees include Assassin’s Creed 2 and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves… Continue Reading »

11 EA games’ servers shutting down in March, April 2010

by Jenni Lada on Feb 17, 2010 at 07:40 PM

Quite a few EA online games servers are going to be shutting down in the next few months. Surprisingly, the games that will be losing online functionality aren’t all that old. Aside from three Xbox games and a PlayStation 2 game, they’re all for current systems. The single player and… Continue Reading »

2010 Ankama Convention scheduled for April 17-18, 2010

by Jenni Lada on Feb 17, 2010 at 01:01 PM

The next Ankama Convention has just been announced. The fifth annual Ankama Convention, a place for fans of DOFUS and Wakfu to celebrate the games, meet and talk with Ankama employees and try out the newest Ankama games, will take place April 17-18, 2010. The event will be held in… Continue Reading »

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