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Radio Splode Episode 49: Lucas’ Riches and Journalism’s Embarrassments

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Listen via iTunes - Download Directly Newbs, and Newbs alone, is in studio to bring you all the biggest gaming news. Topics this week include Disney's buyout of Lucasfilm, video games journalism's recent embarr...

Radio Splode Episode 8: Review Drama and Ranking Extrema

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[powerpress] Listen via iTunes Weskimo, sulci, and Newbs are back once again with the ill behaviour. This week, we chat about all the most dramatic and sensationalist "news" we can find in the world of gaming, inc...

CNN declares gamers masters of the gym

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Perhaps in an effort to make up for that piece from a couple weeks ago which suggested men need to put down video games and grow up, CNN has run a story explaining how awesome gamers are at exercising. It seems the...

Pro-gaming: serious business

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The video game media scene exploded earlier this month when Kotaku posted a rather negative little piece on pro-gaming. Author Jen Schiller employed the typical Kotaku snark to simultaneously cover the pro-gaming sc...

Today Show: gaming in your 30s is weird, especially if it’s done in the basement

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Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Kathie Lee Gifford and team over on the Today Show recently had an amusing chat about "older" men who play video games. Asked if it's ...

Obscure video game writer declares “Nintendo belongs in the toy aisle”

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Any true gamer will agree that Nintendo belongs in the toy aisle right there between the remote control cars and the sit n’ spins. So Marielle Elie's argument goes in her latest piece for Examiner.com. It seems ...

Four of IGN’s finest laid off

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Sad news today folks, four of IGN's illustrious cast of personalities have been let go. The list includes "Expanded Audience" editor Dana Jongewaard and fellow Facebook game cover-er Nicole Tanner. With those two g...

High Voltage Software, Joystiq reviewer still feuding

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As you may have heard by now, Matt Corso of High Voltage Software sent his employees a controversial email awhile ago, encouraging them to negatively review a book by T. Michael Murdock on Amazon. The idea was to ge...

High Voltage Software goes after reviewer critical of Conduit 2

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This is just bizarre. T. Michael Murdock gave Conduit 2 a rather negative review over on Joystiq earlier this month, and the company behind the title didn't take the criticism too well. High Voltage Software's Mat...

IGN merging with UGO, 1up ahead of spin-off from News Corp.

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Gaming media is serious business for serious businessmen. Also, people curious to see whom might pop-up in whose podcast. News Corp. (you know, the Fox News evil empire) is working on a purchase of UGO and 1up so t...