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What’s up with all the bogus Nook book reviews? It’s a kids’ play-by-post role-playing game!

// November 11th, 2013 // No Comments » // Gaming News

Regular Barnes and Noble customers have certainly run across this “issue” before – bogus book reviews with bizarre book summaries in the comments section that leave you scratching your head – and we’re not talking about sock puppet reviews! Spam such as this is common on many websites but Barnes and Noble’s book reviews take […]

Wii U owners say Pee-eww after day-one firmware update bricks systems

// November 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

Reports coming out that a Wii U day-one firmware update is bricking units if power is lost during the update. Other users are reporting that the 5GB download bricks the system if Internet connectivity is lost. Out of the box, the Wii U isn’t useful for much more than playing games. The launch-day update is […]

Hi-tech Scrabble board costs $31K to make and features 225 RFID antennas for live game broadcasts

// November 16th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

At $31,732 to construct, this is the Scrabble board to beat all Scrabble boards. Introduced this week at the Prague Mind Sports Festival, the board is constructed of carbon fiber materials and uses a custom LED lighting system in order to bring additional style and complete customization to the game table. The board is built […]

Seven Navy SEALs disciplined for releasing classified information during making of Medal of Honor game

// November 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

Seven Navy SEALs have been charged with orders violation, misuse of command gear, dereliction of duty, and disclosure of classified material for acting as paid consultants on the EA video game Medal of Honor: Warfighter. According to CBS News, the SEALs are all active members of the notorious Team Six. The Navy also suspended half […]

EA game promotion goes haywire – allows gamers to download as many games as they want for free

// October 17th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

It’s a free-for-all! Well, it was. The problem was fixed by about 9:00 AM on Monday but during the 18 hours that the system “hiccupped”, Electronic Arts (EA) customers spread the word on Reddit and rushed to download thousands of games – for free.

New SimCity trailer video shows destruction via tornadoes, meteor showers and UFO attacks

// October 16th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

To be released in February 2013, the new SimCity version requires a bit more planning and forethought than early versions which should make game play much more challenging, and interesting. Players will be required to build infrastructure such as sewers, electrical power stations, streets, and roads. Once homes and businesses are constructed, the fun begins […]

Bad Piggies, the sequel to Angry Birds, was released today

// September 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

From the creators of Angry Birds, an all new game from the Pigs’ point of view was released today. A cross between Angry Birds and Amazing Alex, Rovio released Bad Piggies for iOS and Android devices. You create flying/crawling/rolling/spinning/crashing devices and use them to pilot the pigs safely to the eggs that their king desperately […]