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Get a closer look at final retail Amiibos

The taxidermy of fictional characters is big business, especially if you have a cast as colorful and as prone to pugilism as Nintendo’s bunch. We’ve toyed with the retail versions of Nintendo’s starting Amiibo lineup for our Smash Bros. review (now…
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Assassin’s Creed: Unity title screen crash workaround: remove your friends

Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been plagued with bugs and glitches since launch, and developer/publisher Ubisoft has already issued several patches to combat the game’s problems. Still, not all the kinks have been ironed out. For example, if you’re…
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Microsoft celebrates Xbox One’s first year with gifts to lucky fans

Early Xbox One purchasers: Today might be your lucky day. A post on Major Nelson’s blog explains that in celebration of the Xbox One’s first year on the market, console owners will be “selected at random to receive a special gift from us.” The blog…
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Three years later, Calendar Man reveals Arkham City easter egg

Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham City has an easter egg that even “The World’s Greatest Detective” (AKA: Batman) might have struggled to find, players have discovered. A recent YouTube video from the channel “Batman Arkham Videos” (embedded above) has…
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Trials Fusion online multiplayer planned for 2015, PC beta live

Trials Fusion’s support for head-to-head online multiplayer is running a little behind its end-of-the-year schedule, according to a press release from Ubisoft. The launch window has shifted to early 2015, though PC players can rev up in a beta that’s…
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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup fears Black Friday

There’s a famous quote I often find myself referencing when the holiday shopping season starts, as it is about to do this week. Here, I’ll share it with you now. Ahem:

“You are not prepared!” – Illidan Stormrage, World of Warcraft.

Yes, Black…
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Right of publicity: How you can legally put a celebrity in your game

“While being a ‘public figure’ may make it difficult to libel or defame someone, their status as public figure actually helps their right of publicity lawsuit against you.” …


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A snapshot of player data from the Oculus Rift audience

Analytics from A Night at the Roculus: “I realized the data could offer a snapshot of the current Oculus community’s hardware for other devs to consider.” …


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When scope gets away from you: The trials of Glork and Potatoman

“Will our backers be upset that we cut the scope so much? Will they even care? the response was essentially ‘Cool game, thanks for finally delivering it.’” …


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Don’t Miss: Is there life after World of Warcraft?

Are MMO populations ‘tribal’, and if so, what’s the next tribal shift after World of Warcraft? In this 2007 feature, academics including Henry Jenkins and Edward Castronova discuss the future of online worlds. …


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