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NCsoft may have more banking on Guild Wars 2 than once thought. The mega-publisher announced that its second quarter earnings were lower than expected; it posted a $6 million loss for the period. Revenues were down 12% from last year to $130 million, of which a vast majority came from NCsoft's...

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, the Galaxy Nexus for Sprint and Verizon Wireless each became available for free, while in the MVNO world, Simple Mobile dropped th...

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Despite experiencing stronger revenues in Q2 2012 than in Q2 2011, Zynga reported a $22.8 million net loss for the quarter and lowered its outlook for the rest of the year to adjust for "delays in launching new games, a faster decline in existing web games due in part to a more challenging environm...

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The response was enthusiastic to our announcement of Tomba!'s impending arrival – we're guessing people have been looking at the astronomical eBay prices. Those of you who were thrilled to hear about the pink-haired caveman's digital thaw will likely be equally thrilled to hear that it's hap...

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For those of you who played 2009's Mini Ninjas and thought, "If only I were able to directly control lil' Hiro with my own lithe ninja body," Square Enix and Side-kick Ltd. have just the thing. Mini Ninjas Adventures, out June 29, is an XBLA Kinect game that lets you control Hiro as he fights to sa...

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Subatomic Studios had one of the first iPhone hits in 2008 with the tower defense game Fieldrunners, which was then ported to many other platforms. Four years later, Subatomic is back, and so is Fieldrunners. Fieldrunners 2 is due on iPhone "at the end of June" with an iPad-optimized version follow...

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If you've somehow managed to get your fill of Trials Evolution's dusty peaks and valleys already, Techland's latest, Mad Riders, may be perfect for you. And hey, the game is set to launch on May 30 according to the latest trailer. That's pretty soon! Like Trials before it, Mad Riders is a digital-...

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The release of a 3DS Rayman Origins demo did indeed lead into a (new) release date announcement. According to the information in the eShop and in this trailer, the platformer will finally arrive on 3DS June 5, 2012. That's a day after Ubisoft's E3 press conference, so Rayman Origins could potentia...

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Like the TARDIS, the PS3 is "bigger on the inside," capable of holding an entirely new Doctor Who adventure within its slim casing. The BBC announced today that Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will be released "globally" on PlayStation Network Wednesday, May 23, and in UK retail the following Friday...

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We can't see the title of the new XBLA/PSN release of Virtua Fighter 5 and not think of "The Final Countdown." And now, we are in the final countdown before Final Showdown's release. Sega announced today that the 3D fighter will arrive on PSN June 5 and on XBLA June 6. Should you want to make the ...

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"Wrath of the Lamb," the enormous expansion to The Binding of Isaac, has been assigned a release date even more specific than the "late May" window it previously had: it'll be on Steam May 28, creator Edmund McMillen told Joystiq. McMillen also reiterated his claim that Wrath will be the sole expa...

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The first game from Total ArKade, the company started by ex-Halfbrick employee Tony Takoushi, is "AbraWordabra" for iOS, Android, and Bada, a title that shows the studio's commitment to camel case. It's also a collection of word games built around the concept of grabbing animate letter-block peopl...

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Datura, the dreamlike PSN Move game about exploring a magical (and likely metaphorical) forest, will be released in Europe on May 9, according to a Sony UK product page for the game. While nothing official has been announced, we'd argue that this page constitutes fairly official notice in itself. ...

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When Skyrim's Kinect functionality arrives some time during "the week of April 23," it'll come in five different languages (English, Italian, Spanish, German, and French). Bethesda revealed said details to CNN in an exclusive interview, wherein the concept was referred to as "Project Adam" and out...

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You'll be able to play Max Payne on a minimal screen next week. The mobile version of Remedy's squint-em-up will be out on iOS April 12, publisher Rockstar reported today. Androids will gain the ability to enter bullet time when Max Payne mobile lands on that platform on April 26. The mobile port f...

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