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There are three ways to respond to an accusation. You can confirm it, you can deny it, or you can deny it so self-consciously that you might as well have confirmed it with a gold-framed certificated, lettered in diamond and delivered by day-glow dancing girls. Like when you were a teenager and used to speak VERY CLEARLY AND SLOWLY in an attempt to prove to your parents that you weren't rat-arsed on boozes.
Or when you're Gabe Newell, and you get in a right old flap following an unexpected question about Counter-Strike 2. At GDC. On video.
As tireless gamz jarnalists, we realize it's our responsibility to keep you updated on the “big stories.” That's why we realize that the PSN outage and potential Xbox 720 aren't the only items floating around the media sphere these last few days: we're now able to report that Osama bin Laden, the world's most notorious terrorist and occupant of the FBI's Most Wanted List for the last ten years, has had his high-security Pakistan compound recreated within Counter-Strike: Source (and also, been killed)...
More than five million concurrent players made use of Steam over the holiday period, with the platform's peak-time user counts passing the milestone for the first time. New entrants into this fast-growing field will have some catching up to do...
Three years ago developer RealTime Worlds appeared to be headed for stardom. The company’s first release, Crackdown, was a hit, and it also had an awesome open-world MMO in development, called APB, which promised relief from the genre’s fantasy obsession.
What a difference three years can make. APB, the developer’s golden child, received terrible reviews and has been spraying red ink across company balance sheets as if its carotid had been severed. This has forced RealTime Worlds to enter “administration,” the UK equivalent to bankruptcy. Most of the staff has been told to clear out by Friday...
Above: Enter for a chance to win a FREE Steam code for Crasher
It’s Friday, and we want you to start your weekend off right with a chance to win a free game. Thanks to the fine folks at Punchers Impact, we have 100 Steam codes for Crasher to share. The MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game is kind of like Defense of the Ancients meets Twisted Metal…
UPDATE 02/25/2011: Thank you for entering our Crasher contest! All the Crasher codes have been distributed. Please check your inbox to see if you won! If you didn’t win, you can still download the demo for free via Steam. Also, don’t forget to check back tomorrow for a special surprise. – Tyler N
Above: The DotA of racing games? Test drive Crasher for free with a closed beta key
It’s a good day for free stuff – and we’ve got a limited amount of passes for you to test drive Crasher on Steam during the game’s closed beta phase. Developed by the independent studio Punchers Impact, Crasher is a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game. Think of it like Defense of the Ancients, but with cars. Better yet, think of it like an ultra competitive Twisted Metal with 5 vs 5 team battles, leader boards, rankings, upgrade unlocks, and an XP system…
Game designer American McGee teased his new game a few weeks ago, but at the Game Developer’s Conference last week, he announced that his team is working on three new projects for 2012…
Sega has confirmed a February due date and a lineup for its Dreamcast Collection. On the upside, the pack will ship with graphically enhanced versions of four of the console's most popular games. The downside? As predicted, the collection will feature games that have already been announced or released for XBLA and PSN. Also, and PS3 fans will have to sit this one out...
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