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Forget passwords: the FBI wants to crack your internet slang. Thanks to a FOI (freedom of information) request published over at Muckrock, we now know that the Bureau is TCOB (taking care of business) when monitoring the nation's social media use. Bypassing UrbanDictionary or the odd Wikipedia def...

June 18th 2014 at 12:07pm 0 Comments
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Wrath babies. I hate the term. I hate everything it stands for. I hate the way it's used by old-school World of Warcraft players to dismiss the opinions of those who started playing later. It doesn't even make sense -- in pretty much every genre, there's always someone more old-school than you. You...

December 13th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Rock, Paper, Shotgun collaborated in obtaining responses. The Entertainment Software Association's support of the "Stop Online Piracy Act" has led us to ask every member of the video game industry's lobbying and political group to publicly declare its stance on the bill. The ESA's continu...

January 6th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Once, a long time ago, I stood on the summit of a sandy cliff with my MMO mentor. His sage-like eyes took in the desert around us, surveying the burgeoning multiplayer landscape. On one side of us were MMOs; on the other, FPS titles and social networking games. Surrounding us from all direction...

October 24th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Wrestling fans are a forgiving bunch. We excuse the industry's numerous problems -- the high mortality rate, intelligence-insulting storylines, John Cena -- whenever two guys do a really good job of not actually hurting each other. As long as a match is exciting, with consistent psychology, believa...

October 18th 2010 at 5:29pm 0 Comments
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Publisher Slang has put the Wii release of its wrestling game Lucha Libre AAA in a sleeper hold. Formerly set to be released on October 12 (a date that already represented a delay) alongside the PS3, Xbox 360 and DSiWare games, the Wii version has been pushed "into the November 2010 timeframe." Slan...

October 5th 2010 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Oh, man. We'll be the first to admit that we know less than nothing about the apparently radical world of professional Mexican wrestling, but after reading the recently revealed list of of fighters in Lucha Libre: AAA Heroes del Ring, it would be irresponsible for us not to get involved. Por ejempl...

July 29th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Originally set for release on August 9, Slang's Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes of the Ring has been delayed until October 12, 2010 on PS3, Xbox, Wii and DSiWare, with the PSP version launching at an unspecified later date. While additional development time was cited as one reason for the delay, the announc...

July 12th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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... Dr. Wagner! Take note, budding luchadores: you have to engage the crowd. The doc bested three other masked men this afternoon in a wrestling ring plunked down on the E3 show floor to "achieve immortality" on the Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes of the Ring game cover. Check out the highlights from the...

June 17th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The question arose in the WoW official forums "Why do they call it 'rolling?'" This is of course in reference to creating new characters. The original poster pointed out that there really is no rolling involved just selection. I'm sure its obvious to most of us that the terms comes from pen and pap...

June 4th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments