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Gamified Character Glasses - Gamers Can Enjoy Drinking a Beer in...

Gamers can enjoy taking a break from their computer and TV screens and enjoy drinking a beer from these novelty Mario pint glasses designed by Etsy seller Cyber Glassware.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Idea Factory

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Business News

Freedom Wars: A potentially platform defining PS Vita game

Freedom Wars is defined as a third person action/battle RPG game featuring both competitive and cooperative online and local multiplayer for up to 8 players.

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Related Topix: Video Games, SCEJ, SCE Japan Studio, Freedom Wars, Idea Factory

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

War on Women: Happy Women's Equality Day

If you blinked and missed it, Tuesday was Women's Equality Day, celebrating the anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women* the right to vote.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Idea Factory

Thu Aug 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Computer games give a boost to English

If you want to make a mark in the world of computer games you had better have a good English vocabulary.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Metro

Dark Souls II: Crown Of The Old Iron King review - " towering challenge

The second downloadable expansion for Dark Souls II features an ash-strewn tower and exploding enemies, but are there any new ideas? It really is surprising that downloadable content has become such an accepted part of the video game landscape, considering that none of it is ever any good.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, From Software, Dark Souls II, Namco Bandai Games, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, EnjoyUp Games, Abyss, Mario Kart 8, Nintendo, Idea Factory

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The London Free Press

Republicans hope 8-bit game will help them win back U.S. Senate

The Republican party is taking a page from Hollywood's marketing playbook and created a free-to-play video game to promote its candidates.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

KKMS-AM Saint Paul

10 Dangerous Video Games Your Teen Might be Playing

"Just one more level!" they plead. Late night, playing video games with friends, it seems they've been on for hours.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Idea Factory, Game., Dead Space, X360

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TrustedReviews

Dead Island 2 multiplayer strongly influenced by Journey

Developer Yager has admitted the multiplayer portion of Dead Island 2 was directly influenced by Journey.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games, Destiny, Activision, Bungie Software

Tue Aug 19, 2014

T.H.E. Journal

Florida Virtual School Launches Skating Game To Reinforce Geometry Concepts

Florida Virtual School has partnered with Grom Social to create Solar Skate , an iOS math game designed to reinforce geometry concepts for students in grades 4-8.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

Automotive News

The Rolls-Royce that took 8 months to build

Turn 10 Studios needed extra time to digitally translate the Rolls-Royce Wraith's craftsmanship into "Forza Motorsport 5" on the Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Coupe, Rolls-Royce, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Idea Factory, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, X360

Sun Aug 17, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

This week in Pop music: Taylor Swift, Pharrell Williams, Celine Dion's career, and Michael Jackson

This week in Pop music: Taylor Swift's live stream from New York City, Pharrell Williams to curate soundtrack for NBA 2K15 , Celine Dion helps her husband who's battling cancer, and Michael Jackson's new music video is on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Idea Factory, Video Games

Playstation.Blog

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/19/2014

Dark fantasy quests and Cold War operations join together in a massive week of gaming, with tons of new games joining the PlayStation family this Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Kalypso, DARK, Idea Factory, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, NameIess, Evil

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Tally Board: A Great Math Game Which Will Put Anyone's Brain to Test

Tally Board is a highly addictive game in the puzzle niche. Built with math's principles in mind, this title challenges players to find a way of clearing the numbers' board using the least amount of moves.

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Related Topix: Ipad, iPod touch App, Sudoku, Science / Technology, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Games, Idea Factory, Video Games

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Polygon

Destiny's beta Guardians are gone forever

In case you were holding out hope you could keep your character from the Destiny beta - it was attached to a Bungie account in the cloud, after all - forget it.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Idea Factory

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Examiner.com

'GTA 5' rumored to get DLC next week, unknown if online heists will be included

The existence of the previous two DLC updates that have been released for Grand Theft Auto V were both leaked prior to their official announcement after fans discovered evidence of their source code on the Xbox Marketplace before their release.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto V, Idea Factory

Firstshowing.net

Watch: 'Matrix Reloaded' Fight is Improved with 8-Bit Sound Effects

We've seen movies like Kill Bill and Blade Runner turned into 8-bit video games , but YouTube user and San Francisco State University student Phillip Raupach has decided to do something different inspired by old school video games.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

Criminal Report Daily

Ebola Epidemic Declared a 'Global Emergency'

World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan, with assistant director-general for health security Keiji Fukuda, on August 8, 2014 in Geneva give a press conference following a two-day emergency meeting on west Africa's Ebola epidemic.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Idea Factory, Video Games, Arts, Literature, Red, Legend, Aldorlea Games

Crosswalk

Cowabunga! Turtles Shells Out Action + AttitudeSusan EllingburgWith...

Find the latest Christian movie reviews here at CrossWalk.com! We offer movie reviews from a Christian perspective allowing you to make an informed decision prior to going to the theater.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Idea Factory, Video Games, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

CBS Local

REVIEW: Shovel Knight Digs Through Past, Comes Up With Gem On Wii U, Steam, 3DS

Sometimes it's all about taking something simple and executing it incredibly well.

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Related Topix: Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight, Video Games, Nintendo, Super Mario, Wii U, Idea Factory

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Gamasutra

$20,000 Loot Found in Planet Arkadia Mmo

In the game players were introduced to the illegal movement dubbed "The Smugglers" and were requested by the Arkadian Colonial Administration to protect the Arkadian Underground from being plundered and pillaged.

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Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games, Pop/Rock

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