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BioWare Details PC Requirements and Something About DRM

Mass Effect 2 ships on January 26, 2010, and late last night BioWare announced the system requirements for those of you who game on the PC. DRM will be the same as on Dragon Age: Origins; if that’s something that matters to you.

Digital Rights Management (DRM) – The boxed/retail PC version of Mass Effect 2 will use only a basic …

Tony Hawk RIDE Review: Back To The Drawing Board?

I’ve never been able to play a Tony Hawk game. Not well, anyway.

When the popular skateboarding franchise based on the legendary skater started in 1999 withTony Hawk’s Pro Skater, the title was universally praised. Pushing the right buttons at the right time would allow players to pull off chains of sick tricks never before seen in a …

Thor: Kat Dennings as Marcy Lewis?

Another weekend, another revelation about the casting of the upcoming “Thor” blockbuster, being developed by Marvel and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

In an interview with MTV News, Natalie Portman – who is set to star in “Thor” as Jane Foster alongside Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopins and Idris Elba – let slip that Kat Dennings …

Paranormal Activity Stirs on DVD Dec. 29

Depending on who you talk to, “Paranormal Activitiy” is either the terrifying DIY indie thriller of the decade, or an amateurish overhyped hack-job. But given that it made more than $100 million at the box office – after costing less to make than a new car – here’s a good bet that the debates which started in packed movie theaters …

Two New Nintendo DSi Bundles For Black Friday

Starting this November 27, Nintendo will begin selling two limited edition DSi bundles in new colors with $20 worth of software pre-installed. The Metallic Blue bundle comes with five Mario-themed DSiWare titles while the White system is one for the brainiacs. No word on price, but Nintendo is saying they’re “priced for the …

Worm Attacking Jailbroken iPhones

Long story short, jailbroken iPhones are being attacked by a phishing-like worm in the Netherlands. Customers of ING who are attempting to log into their accounts via Safari are being rerouted to an address in Lithuania that displays a fake login screen.

But let us reiterate the fact that this only affects jailbroken iPhones. If you …

Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier Giveaway

Jak and Daxter are back for their sixth (give or take) team up in The Lost Frontier and TECHLAND has five UMD copies along with five download codes to give away. Graphics and the ability to customize weapons are pretty appealing for this PSP/PS2 title. Assuming you have a PSP this could be your lucky day. Now pay close attention to find …

Super Mario Kart Coming To Wii Virtual Console

It’s not that I don’t like the Wii, it’s that the majority of games for it suck, IMO. But that’s not really the point, is it? Today, I’m happy to inform you that Super Mario Kart is coming to the Virtual Console for 800 Wii Points. A certain boy and his blob will also being making an appearance from the NES days for 500 Wii …

Roku Rolls Out Open Source Roku Channel Store

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Starting some time tonight (or over the next two weeks) your Roku player will be updated with the Roku Channel Store. What’s the Roku Channel Store, right? Well, it’s an open source platform for developers to bring content like Facebook Photos, Pandora or even Flickr to your TV via the Roku box. Not a bad idea. Ten …

Modern Warfare 2: This %$#ing Game is #$%ing %^&#ed Up

I’ve been playing a lot of Modern Warfare 2 this week.. Or it’s been playing me, I don’t know. Some seriously heavy interaction is going on, one way or the other. When I take the MW2 disk out of my 360, I am not the same person who put it in.

In a lot of respects MW2 is a pretty ordinary game. You’ve got a gun. You’ve got some …

Box Art Reviews: Hamster Cruelty, Creepy Ballet Dancers

We may not judge books by their covers, but no one said anything about video games.

In the interest of helping video game marketing departments, our box art reviews look at game covers from the perspective of the average video game shopper. We look at new releases to rate the design and try to determine, strictly by a game’s cover, …

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