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First Black Rock, then Red Fly, and now Blue Fang: a really depressing theme is presenting itself today. Blue Fang Games, developer of Zoo Tycoon and the Facebook Oregon Trail and Carmen Sandiego games, is in the process of laying off "the entirety of its development staff," according to a statem...

July 1st 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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You know what the best way to avoid dying of dysentery is? It's following your friendly, neighborhood MMO site on Digg! Following us on Digg grants you a 99.8% chance of not dying from dysentery when trekking through the dangerous landscape that is the virtual Oregon Trail. Following us also aff...

September 2nd 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's been on quite the roll recently, providing plenty of content in its weekly offerings -- and today is no different. There are ten new titles to check out, including high-profile downloads such as Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth, Oregon Trail and -- finally! -- Pilotwings on the Virtual...

December 28th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Those lovable scamps from Mega64 are at it again, bringing their own brand of humor to everyone's favorite river-fording, axle-busting game, Oregon Trail. We won't try to break down the comedy of this latest vignette, but will instead offer that everyone in this video is crazy for not trading bacon...

July 3rd 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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We're used to winning our concert tickets by being the ninth caller or answering obscure trivia (the kind that only someone with a pillow shaped like the singer would know). The band Fall Out Boy, however, has other plans. The Illinois rockers recently rolled out a faithful parody of edutainment cl...

March 13th 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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The Oregon Trail is hitting the road from standard mobile to a more evolved form on iPhone and iPod Touch. Gameloft is set to make the title -- in which players take their band of settlers from Independence, MI to Willamette Mall Valley in Oregon -- available on the App Store, either February 28 or...

February 18th 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Step right up, I said step right up folks and behold the wonder of the Oregon Trail. Yes sir, nostalgia is a powerful thing, I say a powerful thing ladies and gentlemen. Many people visited this here little corner of the internet when we posted that the mobile version of the game was released, so i...

June 18th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Mobile games developer Gameloft has released its updated version of The Oregon Trail. The game costs $4 (or more, depending on your carrier) and introduces several new gameplay elements to the elementary school classic.The game now includes five skill-based mini-games, side-missions and random even...

June 11th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments