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An 8-bit farewell to Four Loko

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on Sun, Nov 21, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

Four Loko is a thoroughly modern drink: the crazy combo of energy drink and malt liquor (with organic acid and artificial flavoring thrown in for kicks) is something that previous generations never would have thought to can. While it’s no surprise that the stuff has been banned, what is surprising is the love that’s been shown for it. This past Thursday in Union Square...

Black Friday: Red hot Walmart video game deals

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on Sat, Nov 20, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’ve been waiting until Black Friday to pick up a console, Walmart may have the best deal for you. They’ve got bundles for PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360. The PS3 bundle comes with a 160GB HD system plus Uncharted 2, Medal of Honor, and $10 in movie credits. The Xbox 360 bundle includes a 4GB slim console with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Mass Effect 2. The Wii bundle...

uDraw GameTablet brings out your inner Picaso

on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

 Consider this the must-have Wii item this holiday season. Created by THQ, the uDraw GameTablet is a 4 x 6 inch tablet that uses a pressure-sensitive stylus to create a virtual canvas. When hooked up to the Wii (via a dock that stores, and draws power from, the Wii remote) the uDraw allows aspiring artists to create original artwork, save their work on an SD card, and play...

Blaster Master joins Super Mario Bros. Crossover

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on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’ve ever wished Mario had a robot helper with big guns to blast that damn Lakitu out of the sky, consider your wish granted: SOPHIA the 3rd from 2D classic Blaster Master joins the ever-expanding Super Marios Bros. Crossover roster. SOPHIA will have most of her abilities from Blaster Master, like firing homing missiles, hovering, driving on walls and the ceiling and...

Yars’ Revenge’s epic anime-styled return headed PSN, XBLA, PC

on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Three decades ago, Yars’ Revenge owned arcades and home consoles. The games’ overall popularity has faded despite remaining a Gen X favorite, but it’s poised to make a comeback in a big, big way. Atari has announced that it’s working with developer Killspace Entertainment to update the 1981 classic for the current console generation. Featuring a heavy...

Samurai II: Vengeance (iPhone) Review – Gory gameplay

on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Sometimes you just have the urge to reign death upon your enemies. Don’t be shy. You know it’s true. Fortunately, MADFINGER Games isn’t here to judge you. In fact, they’ve provided a ridiculously fun (and legal) outlet for you to do so in the form of Samurai II: Vengeance. The sequel to the highly successful Samurai: Way of the Warrior, Vengeance delivers...

MvC 3 bonanza: Release date, DLC characters, special edition, and more

on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | By Tim Torres

The past 48 hours has given Marvel vs. Capcom 3 fans much to drool over. Yesterday saw the big She-Hulk and Zero reveal; today sees lots, lots more. Starting at the top, Capcom has released  the fighting game’s official release date: February 15, 2011, just in time for all the geek lovers out there. Four weeks after the $59.99 game hits store shelves, Capcom will dust...