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Sony quietly announced the Ratchet & Clank Collection is coming to Vita tomorrow, July 22, as a PSN downloadable. The publisher unveiled Insomniac's compilation for European and Australian Vitas in May before finally ending the radio silence over North America. Over on PSN Europe the Ratchet &...

July 21st 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Jak and Daxter Collection, which you may remember originally dropped on the PlayStation 3 in February of 2012, has been rated for the PlayStation Vita by the ESRB. Which, you know, is a pretty solid indication of things to come.The ESRB's rating summary for the game, while hilarious in the stilted,...

March 23rd 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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This week, in The Virtual Whirl, we're looking at people, worldviews, stereotypes, public perception, technology angst, and ... most importantly, we're looking at that guy. Trust me, you'll know the one.

April 10th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While the media focuses on a few high-profile business departures from Second Life, it isn't fair to assume (as many writers have) that businesses are stampeding out of Linden Lab's virtual environment. If anything, business use of Second Life continues to surge, but it isn't the same kind of usage....

December 7th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Various reports are emerging today that THQ has sharpened its battle axe and promptly swung ... at itself. Stuntman: Ignition developer Paradigm Entertainment has been closed, reports Gamasutra, and Juice Games has been dealt a crushing blow, losing a third of its staff, according to Develop. Addit...

November 3rd 2008 at 3:29pm 0 Comments
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This clip, from PBS' Bill Moyers Journal, is notable for a number of reasons. First of all, I'm fairly sure this is the most balanced, objective look at MMORPGs I've ever seen in mass media -- they talk about both Second Life and World of Warcraft, but there isn't a single mention of addiction or c...

June 11th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments