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Wednesday Sep 10 |

Warriors rejoice as 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' two-handed skills are revealed

When Dragon Age: Inquisition launches this November, gamers will be able to choose to play as one of three different classes. Each one will further break down into various specializations that will provide players even more class customization options.


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Video Games, Koei, Warriors, Idea Factory

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KKLA-FM Glendale

Not All Fun and Games

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


Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Idea Factory


Square Enix's Rise of Mana coming to PS Vita

The latest entry in Square Enix's Mana series - known as Seiken Densetsu in Japan - is coming to PlayStation Vita.


Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Idea Factory

Thu Aug 28, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Idea Factory, Video Games

Wed Aug 27, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Dead Island 2 multiplayer strongly influenced by Journey

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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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