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Mobile Spotlight (Episode 1): Puzzle Cube

Episode 1 of Mobile Spotlight focuses on a puzzle game by an up-and-coming app creator This first edition of Mobile Spotlight highlights an up-and-coming app creator named Charles Cozad. SCG talked to Charles about his game Puzzle Cube as well as his inspirations behind the game, his other work and his upcoming projects. SCG: Why did you…

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ABC’s Nightline explores Gamergate

A segment from the popular ABC News program focuses on the death threats, discrimination and abuse directed toward women in the gaming industry ABC News’s Nightline aired a segment during its Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 edition on the “Gamergate” (not to be confused with Gamers Gate) controversy that has targeted women in games journalism and…

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Xbox Avatars to get an upgrade, expand to more platforms

Microsoft details its plans for a bigger focus on the virtual versions of ourselves, including giving them a vacation to other devices GameSpot is reporting that a find by DualShockers suggests that Microsoft has big plans for the Xbox Avatars, which first made their way onto the Xbox 360 on Nov. 19, 2008, on Xbox…

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Sony announces subscription model for PlayStation Now

Sony’s online streaming service to be available with a monthly fee, prices announced Sony has been fairly silent in recent months when it comes to its streaming gaming service, but early today, via a post on the PlayStation blog, Sony announced a new subscription service model that will go into effect Jan. 13, 2015. This…

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On two of the less appreciated films of 2014

You probably never heard of these two It was a great year for movies. For all the doom saying and fear mongering about the franchising of cinema and the creative gloom it’s supposed to bring, 2014 yielded one of the strongest years in the millennium. I’ve seen 17 of the theatrical releases from this year…

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Sac City Gamer’s Top 10 games of 2014

Daniel lists the games that kept him in front of his consoles this year 2014 was a great year for gamers, and despite all of the game delays (which are making 2015 look even tastier), it was a year that saw innovation and big leaps in getting closer to the next-gen gaming we’re all waiting…

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Steam’s annual holiday sale is almost here

Stuff your virtual stockings while savings tons of cash Listen up PC gamers, time to take out those wallets and burn those credit cards. Well, not yet, wait until after you buy a bunch of cool games for low, low prices. Actually, the sales will take care of those cards anyway since they’ll be maxed…