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Dejobaan has a reputation for crafting obnoxiously titled, outrageous games such as AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! and Drop that Beat like an Ugly Baby, but Elegy for a Dead World is different. Created with Girls Like Robots developer Ziba Scott, Elegy is a soft-spoken, experimental game that has...

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If there's one thing the EVE Online community is well known for (apart from the occasional colossal scam or game-breaking exploit), it's producing great videos. In its nine-year history, EVE has birthed some very talented video editors who have produced everything from political propaganda and in...

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There once was a High Elf from Tamriel / whose foppishness the villagers did tell / she had many fears / about bees flying in her ears / and thus plugged them with honey so well. Think you can do better? Bethesda is hoping you can, which is why the studio is hosting a "lore limerick" contest f...

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For the first time in history, or at least since Apple went public on December 12, 1980, AAPL has closed at over US$600 per share. The stock closed on the NASDAQ exchange at $601.10, up a whopping $15.53 (or 2.65 percent) on the day. AAPL opened at about $598 due to off-hours trading in the w...

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The incredible Perculia (content manager over at Wowhead) has just put up one of my favorite posts about World of Warcraft ever -- Cataclysm starter epics, justice point gear, blue drops from instances, and more are all named after or refer to famous lines and fragments from poetry by T.S. Eliot ...

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While you can't yet throw yourself into the cockpit of a World War II-era fighter and take off for the stratosphere, at least now there's nothing stopping you from talking about it with like-minded pilots. World of Warplanes, the upcoming fighter plane MMO from Wargaming.net, has launched its ...

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Modern society invests a lot of time and money attempting to drown out our surroundings, but the inability to hear ambient noise can rob one of a sense of place, which can be a very real concern amongst the deaf community. The Acoustic Poetry concept device from British designer Michail Vanis won't...

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When it comes to MMOs, poetry may not immediately jump to mind -- unless, of course, you either really like poetry or are taking a poetry class. While we've gotten short stories to go with screenshots, this may well mark the first time we've gotten a poem to go along with one. That said, this parti...

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There's a new version of Resident Evil 4 by Justin McElroy The sun rises. A baby issues forth its first cry. And another version of Resident Evil 4 is released. It is $12.99. It has better graphics than on iPhone. It is irrefutable proof that time is soldiering on. Tonight, the sun wil...

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New York Times columnist John Markoff recently interviewed Beat-era poet Gary Snyder, who usually writes about the American wilderness. Markoff found that the 79 year-old Snyder, who confesses to writing his poetry on "whatever was at hand," is an avid and devoted Mac user. According to Markoff, ...

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With Valentines Day right around the corner, it would seem that everyone is looking for something to get their loved ones. While most might settle on candy, or other holiday items, would you ever think of writing your special someone a poem? Even if you've never written a sentence in your life, you ...

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'Twas the day before Christmas And all through the blog, Commenters were commenting, Even Badger and Zugzog. When up from WoWTCGLoot.com Arose such a clatter: It was a contest for six loot cards You can win with just chatter. There's four grenades to make you dance Like a bowl full of jelly, And two...

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Down at Target, the iPods they sell Aren't always what's seen on the shell One poor mother got socked Her two iPods were rocked And her daughter was P.O.'ed as well. Still, who knew that this product was real For just $0.99, such a steal? Go on, turn down the treble And unbox your iPebble Enjoy Appl...

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Who knew that Warcraft players were such poets? Here's a thread of haiku. All classes are here, Even that class full of noobs-- You know which that is. Pretty impressive, Forum posters. Next up, let's try writing sonnets. ...

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We've seen Beowulf and how it'll look on consoles, but we have no idea what to expect from the recently announced Beowulf mobile game. Gameloft, who has been having a very good year so far, will develop and publish the game for mobile phones, which is based on Robert Zemeckis' Beowulf film releasi...

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A cute little email hit our inbox from Konami in regards to their press briefing taking place this evening, and should be interesting. Here's the poem: "What better way to end your day at Konami's media briefing collecting... News for a major announcement you were not expecting." Curiouser and curi...

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Sometimes writing about the DS is kind of surreal. Like when we get to make a gallery of preview images for a poetry book. We doubt the Xbox 360 Fanboy dudes are doing that right now. They're probably writing about games. In addition to being as subtly beautiful in presentation as we're sure the or...

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