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It’s Game On for New NHL Season

NHL 11 takes to the ice in Helsinki

HELSINKI – Videogames are a global force. The NHL kicked off its 2010-11 season with a trio of NHL Premiere Series regular season match-ups throughout Europe. The 2006 Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes took on the Minnesota Wild at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki Finland for a pair of games. EA Sports promoted its latest NHL 11 game throughout the event. The Canes ended up sweeping the two-game series on October 7 and 8, defeating the Wild 4-3 the first night and then winning in an overtime shootout 2-1 the second night.

Microsoft to Shut Down In-Game Ad Unit


If there’s one thing that most gamers really don’t appreciate, its constant in-game advertising. I mean, sure, it’s okay for sports and racing games to be littered with advertisements throughout; that’s commonplace, even in real life. But as development costs have risen and the proliferation of AAA titles increased over the years, developers are becoming more reliant on in-game advertising as a source of revenue.

First Shot: Castlevania - Lords of Shadow



      When I heard I was going to be reviewing Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, old memories of the castle crawling franchise came rushing back to my mind: the labyrinthine corridors, the epic tunes, Dracula… good times, those were.  It is with those memories in mind that I can say the series’ latest incarnation is a Castlevania in name only.

"Deadliest Catch" Captain Sig Hansen Talks About His New Game

"Deadliest Catch" Captain Sig Hansen

There’s Chaos at Sea, but the new season of the hit Discovery Channel show hasn’t even started filming. Come October 15th, when the new season of crab fishing begins, the seventh season of the TV series will be without Captains Sig Hansen and Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand and their boats, the Northwestern and the Time Bandit. All three of those captains and their boats will be in the new Deadliest Catch: Chaos at Sea Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii game shipping this November.

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