July 19, 2012
by Dan
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Is it mine or is it theirs: selling your digital copy

  In the past month, the highest court in the European Union, the European Court of Justice decided that it’s legal to sell a used digital copy of a game. This stands in stark contrast to the approach that has … Continue reading

March 27, 2012
by Dan
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Minecraft developers bring in 25 million downloads and rake in over $80 million. Also, Notch is one of the nicest rich guys ever.

    Mojang’s insanely popular first-person sandbox/action/building/survival/cooking simulator (Only one of those was untrue) Minecraft has officially reached 25 million downloads giving the 25-man studio over $80 million according to the Financial Times. Markus “Notch” Persson, founder and largest Mojang … Continue reading

October 13, 2011
by Dan
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Review: Orcs Must Die! offers a fresh take on tower defense

    Crossbow, blade-staff and spiky floor trap are only the very beginning in this whacky hack and slash tower defense game. Orcs don’t just die; they are burned, crushed, skewered, ground up, mutilated and electrocuted in a very satisfying … Continue reading

September 10, 2011
by Nick M. Finnegan
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Review: Serious Sam Double D loses more than a dimension, but still brings the humor

    Very few games have quite the set of testosterone-engorged testicles that causes Sam “Serious” Stone to walk funny. Sam gets a full 2-D treatment in this indie-developed title, Serious Sam Double D, and he once again finds himself … Continue reading

August 24, 2011
by Dan
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Review: Bastion soundtrack, story and visuals create solid game

    We find ourselves once again in the middle of Xbox Live’s annual Summer of Arcade event and, as usual, they’ve brought quite a collection to the table. The first game I picked up from this event was the … Continue reading