Recent content by Andy Chalk

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    Critical Miss has been on a real downhill slide lately (like, since 2013) so it's nice to see a strip finally pick it up a little. Hope it doesn't go back to the usual garbage next week!
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    NASA Gives Control of Old Satellite To "Citizen Scientists"

    NASA Gives Control of Old Satellite To "Citizen Scientists" A group of "citizen scientists" is hoping to reactivate an old NASA satellite that's slowly orbiting the sun and "make it do science again!" Back in 1978, NASA launched the ISEE-3 satellite to study the flow of solar winds. After...
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    Evolve Won't Support Mods At Launch

    Evolve Won't Support Mods At Launch Turtle Rock says Evolve might implement support for mods post-launch but it won't be there out of the gate. The best online shooters, or at least the most durable, tend to be those that support mods. Mods allow creative (or bored) fans the opportunity to...
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    PlayStation 4 Is Already Profitable, Sony Says

    PlayStation 4 Is Already Profitable, Sony Says It's only been on the shelf for six months but Sony President and CEO Kaz Hirai says the PlayStation 4 console is already pulling its own weight. Historically, it hasn't been easy making money from a game console. Manufacturing costs are high...
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    Space Hulk: Deathwing Reveals Fearsome First Screens

    Space Hulk: Deathwing Reveals Fearsome First Screens The upcoming Warhammer 40,000 FPS Space Hulk: Deathwing features some mean-lookin' dudes squaring off against some mean-lookin' dudes. Space Hulk: Deathwing was announced last September...
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    Blizzard Sues StarCraft II Cheat Makers

    Blizzard Sues StarCraft II Cheat Makers Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the "ValiantChaos MapHack" for StarCraft II, saying that it infringes copyrights, breaches contracts and just generally messes with its mojo. "ValiantChaos MapHack" is a cheat that grants StarCraft...
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    Among the Sleep Wakes Up Next Week

    Among the Sleep Wakes Up Next Week Among the Sleep, the horror game that plays from the perspective of a two-year-old child, has rolled out a brand-new trailer to mark its impending launch. I've been paying some serious attention to Among the Sleep, Krillbyte's fascinating indie horror...
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    Peggle Switched For Free-To-Play Version On New Zealand App Store - Update

    Peggle Switched For Free-To-Play Version On New Zealand App Store - Update The original release of Peggle has been removed from the New Zealand App Store in favor of a new free-to-play version. Update: Electronic Arts says the free-to-play version of Peggle is merely a "test," something it...
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    IndieBox Puts Hit Indie Games Into Swanky Collector's Boxes

    I'm torn on this. On one hand, my instinct is to agree - I only want to pay for games I actually have an interest in. But on the other, we're talking $15 to $17 each, and if they're consistently as well-loaded as Teslagrad, that's a pretty solid deal. Even if they're not all gold (which they...
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    IndieBox Puts Hit Indie Games Into Swanky Collector's Boxes

    IndieBox Puts Hit Indie Games Into Swanky Collector's Boxes IndieBox is a new subscription-based service that offers monthly releases of hit indie games in unique, loot-filled boxed editions. The advent of digital distribution has been a tremendous boon for indie game developers, opening...
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    SugarDVD Bringing Interactive Porn to Oculus Rift

    SugarDVD Bringing Interactive Porn to Oculus Rift Get ready for some Sugar - right in the face! Remember SugarDVD? It's the multiplatform streaming porn service responsible for various "blasts" headlines that have appeared on this site over the years. You can get it on just about any...
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    ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Over Stolen Trade Secrets

    ZeniMax Sues Oculus VR Over Stolen Trade Secrets ZeniMax Media and Id Software have filed a lawsuit against Oculus VR and founder Palmer Luckey for "illegally misappropriating" its virtual reality trade secrets. ZeniMax Media announced today that it has begun legal action against Oculus...
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    Apple Rejects HappyPlayTime Sex-Ed Game

    Just a brief reminder that Rack Stare, the "adults only!" game about leering at hot, luscious tits without getting caught by the life support systems they're attached to, remains available for purchase in the App Store. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rack-stare/id385786751?mt=8...
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    Apple Rejects HappyPlayTime Sex-Ed Game

    Apple Rejects HappyPlayTime Sex-Ed Game Apple says HappyPlayTime, a non-pornographic game designed to "eliminate the stigma around female masturbation," is too racy for the App Store. The title doesn't really give it away, but HappyPlayTime is a game about "making female masturbation...
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    X Rebirth 2.0 Relaunches With Bug Fixes and New Content

    X Rebirth 2.0 Relaunches With Bug Fixes and New Content X Rebirth 2.0: Secret Service Missions is a "massive overhaul" of Egosoft's sprawling, troubled space simulator. Last year's launch of X Rebirth, the latest entry in Egosoft's long-running series of open-ended space sims, was an...