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08.22.12
DOA5 lead: Japanese view of women in games 'not going to change'
08.22.12

DOA5 lead: Japanese view of women in games 'not going to change'

The Dead or Alive franchise is notorious for its blatant emphasis on sexy female fighters in tiny,...

By J. Conditt,   08.22.12
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06.05.12
Amazon and Avalon in a tree, publishing romance books di-gi-tal-ly
06.05.12

Amazon and Avalon in a tree, publishing romance books di-gi-tal-ly

Amazon Publishing and long-running book-maker Avalon now has more in common than rhyme schemes. Th...

By M. Smith,   06.05.12
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05.15.12
Bringing a Chinese shooter to the west with Mercenary Ops
05.15.12

Bringing a Chinese shooter to the west with Mercenary Ops

Mercenary Ops is something of a rarity. While there are quite a few Western-developed games being p...

By M. Schramm,   05.15.12
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10.28.11
TERA's Korean version influenced by Western feedback
10.28.11

TERA's Korean version influenced by Western feedback

While we're still impatiently drumming our fingers waiting for TERA to release in the West, it tu...

By J. Olivetti,   10.28.11
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06.22.11
DeNA bringing Infinity Blade X to Japan's Mobage platform
06.22.11

DeNA bringing Infinity Blade X to Japan's Mobage platform

DeNA's been on the iOS hunt for about a year now -- I saw them at GDC Online last fall asking d...

By M. Schramm,   06.22.11
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06.10.11
E3 2011: Spacetime Studios on the Legends franchise
06.10.11

E3 2011: Spacetime Studios on the Legends franchise

Blackstar has a new name to capitalize on the Legends brand -- it's now known as Star Legends: Th...

By J. Olivetti,   06.10.11
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04.01.11
First Impressions: Forsaken World
04.01.11

First Impressions: Forsaken World

Perfect World Entertainment's latest title, Forsaken World, is made to sound like the polar oppos...

By B. Hindman,   04.01.11
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02.09.11
Riot Games confirms Tencent majority buyout
02.09.11

Riot Games confirms Tencent majority buyout

Riot Games has confirmed that a majority of the company was bought by China's Tencent, putting its...

By M. Schramm,   02.09.11
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01.26.11
Free for All: The difference between East and West
01.26.11

Free for All: The difference between East and West

Like many gamers, I find myself going through stages of obsession. Once in a while, I'll get on a P...

By B. Hindman,   01.26.11
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