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Announcing the 5 Internet Art Microgrants Awardees

Then, a thought: There's something about the whole proposal/open call culture that doesn't feel right for art. When an idea gains too much coherence-and that's what a proposal scheme guides us to create-it's hard to see how it still can be exciting as an artistic gesture.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Opinion

Sat Sep 13, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Yotsunoha: A Journey of Sincerity

Originally released for Windows as Yotsunoha , this PlayStation 2 release removes the erotic content, but adds new CG events. The game focuses on four female protagonists and features the story that plays in pre-determined order of selection.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Katamari Damacy 10th Anniversary

One of the weirdest games to ever grace the PS2 celebrates ten amazing, bizarre years this month. Yes, this writer is talking about Katamari Damacy.

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Related Topix: The Anniversary, Pop/Rock, Video Games, Cosmos

Kotaku

'Xenosaga HD Collection' Is Actually A Thing That Could Happen

Today in Things I Never Thought Were Actually Possible, Bandai Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada proposed to fans that maybe, just maybe, a Xenosaga HD Collection could happen. That'd mean a whole new generation of gamers could play through the Xenosaga trilogy, which was released for PS2 earlier this decade as a spiritual successor to the classic RPG Xenogears .

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Computer And Video Games

Naughty Dog 30th anniversary promotional video released

The Santa Monica, California-based studio was originally established in 1984 by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin as independent outfit Jam Software, but later changed its name to Naughty Dog. The studio's early works included Rings of Power for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Way of the Warrior for the 3DO.

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Related Topix: Naughty Dog, Uncharted, SCEA, Video Games, Santa Monica, CA, PS3, The Last of Us

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Kotaku

What Would a Dreamcast be Like in 2014?

Fifteen years ago, the Dreamcast launched in North America, five weeks before hitting the UK. D.R.E.A.M.C.A.S.T. It was a games console.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Sega, Virtua Fighter, Space Channel 5, Polyphony Digital, Gran Turismo, SCEA, Virtua Tennis

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business News

20 years of PlayStation: Sony's boss Andrew House bets on future of games

Over the last two decades, as video games have risen from hobbyist teenage pastime to omnipresent pop cultural force, one brand has remained consistent and unavoidable: PlayStation . Nintendo brought in a whole new audience with its highly accessible Wii in 2006, and Microsoft loudly muscled into the market with the Xbox in 2001.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, WII, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Blue's News

Out of the Blue

Happy birthday Dreamcast, as the star-crossed console was released in North America 15 years ago today, marking SEGA's final entry in the console market. The system had a successful launch, but they ended up killing it just 18 months later after the PlayStation 2 era dawned.

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The games firm announced the landmark figure as they power ahead of rival Xbox in the next-gen console war. It took the Playstation 2 50 weeks to hit that figure back in the early 2000s.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox, PS3

TrustedReviews

Sony PS4 hits 1 million UK sales

The Sony PS4 has reached 1 million sales in the UK, it's been confirmed. Sony's latest console has been a world-wide runaway success, and that success has been reflected here in the local UK market.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, PS3, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Joystiq

Way of the Samurai 4 journeys to PC via Steam this year

UK publisher Ghostlight announced that it will publish a PC version of Acquire's open-world action game Way of the Samurai 4 via Steam. Released for the PlayStation 3 through PSN in 2012, Way of the Samurai 4 takes an open-ended approach to its 19th-century Ronin narrative.

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Related Topix: Xseed Games, Acquire, Way of the Samurai 4, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, 2012, Gliese Games

Sun Sep 07, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Canvas 3: Tanshoku no Pastel

You made a promise with your father that if you don't manage to get the first prize at the art competition, you will abandon your dream to become an artist and return to general studies. This visual novel centers around the art school and, of course, many beautiful girls that just happen to be your classmates.

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Related Topix: Video Games, PSP

Computer And Video Games

History Lesson: The Dreamcast's greatest games

If Sega ever gets depressed and needs a reminder of the goodwill it's generated, looking back at all the pre-launch Dreamcast excitement ought to do it. Sega set so many things right with the Dreamcast that its failure to keep it in the ring even as hardware welterweights seems bitterly undeserved.

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Related Topix: Sega, Sonic Team, Sonic Adventure, Virtua Fighter, Video Games, Nintendo Gamecube, Microsoft Xbox

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Kotaku

A Game Developer's Comeback From Brain Surgery

Sean Baptiste, like a great many people, often turns to humor as a means to cope. Learning that a sample of his cerebrospinal fluid featured traces of P. acnes was no different.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Amesbury, MA

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Metro

PS4a s not deada in Japan a " Reader's Feature

A reader analyses Sony's recent pre-Tokyo Game Show conference and examines whether the PS4 can still be a hit in Japan. Recently, Sony held a huge Japanese press conference in preparation for this year's Tokyo Game Show .

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Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Bandai Namco Games, God Eater, Dragon Quest, Square Enix

Slashdot

Dell Demos 5K Display

An anonymous reader writes: Even though 4k displays are just making their way into consumer affordability, manufacturers are already pushing beyond. Dell has previewed a computer monitor it calls a "5k" display .

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Related Topix: Computers, Punk, Pixel, Science / Technology, Apple, PS3, Video Games, Science, Computer Science

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Polygon

The Shadow of the Colossus movie has a new director

Sony Pictures' feature film adaptation of PlayStation 2 adventure game Shadow of the Colossus has a new director in AndrA©s Muschietti, the studio announced today. Muschietti is likely best known for 2013 horror film Mama , which starred Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Mama, Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

TheCelebrityCafe

'Mama' director Andres Muschietti to helm 'Shadow of the Colossus' adaptation

Andres Muschietti, who directed the horror film Mama , has been tapped to helm the feature film adaptation of Shadow of the Colossus . The film will be an adaptation of the popular Playstation 2 game by Fumito Ueda and developer Team Ico about a boy named Wander, who must slay 16 different colossi roaming a vast forbidden land in the hopes of saving his love.

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Related Topix: Mama, Video Games

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'Shadow of the Colossus' Movie Gets New Director

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Related Topix: Email Spam, Mama, Video Games

Tue Sep 02, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Konohana Pack: 3tsu no Jikenbo

Konohana Pack release for PlayStation 2 contains first three games from the Konohana series, and for the first time the PSX release of the original game has been ported to PS2.

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