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2K Unveils Three New Bioshock Games

Last week fans of the popular video game Bioshock were stunned to learn that Irrational Games, the studio which created the franchise, was shutting down. In a press release on the Irrational Games website CEO Ken Levine announced “I’m handing the … Continue reading

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Bioshock Infinite Is Using Irony, or Perhaps Sarcasm

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When Irrational games announced they are developing a new Bioshock game set in the ultra-patriotic city of Columbia, we here at the U.S. Department of Electronic Entertainment were delighted at the prospect of exploring this wonderland of American Exceptionalism.  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Zynga Announces “Battleville”

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Zynga has seen a drastic decline in its profits over the past month following its IPO. Further plaguing the troubled company is a copyright infringement lawsuit from Electronic Arts over Zynga’s  game The Ville which EA claims The Ville is a copy … Continue reading

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Microsoft Confirms “Smart Fridge” For Xbox

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This week at E3, South Park creator Trey Parker poked fun at Microsoft’s new “Smart Glass” feature for Xbox, calling it a way to “Watch my television, while hooked into my mobile device, which is being controlled by my tablet device, … Continue reading

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New Video Game Is Not An al-Qaeda Propaganda Plot

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This week Paradox Interactive released a trailer for the new expansion pack to their historical strategy game Crusader Kings II.  The game previously allowed players to wage war against the Muslim world by re-enacting the Crusades, but the newly-announced Sword … Continue reading

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It Is Your Patriotic Duty To Buy This Game

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Previously the Department of Electronic Entertainment reported on the economic value of buying the game Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, but it seems that our warnings went unheeded!  Because America failed to abide by this department’s fiscal guidelines, the state of … Continue reading

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We Have No Comment Regarding The Secret World Beta Test

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Attention Citizens:  Due to the non-diclosure agreement signed at the start of this weekend’s closed beta test for Funcom’s upcoming MMO, The Secret World, we are unable to confirm or deny that fun was had by all.  Other, less formal … Continue reading

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Microsoft Unveils $20 Xbox

Last week Microsoft announced that they are releasing a $99 version of their Xbox 360 which requires buyers to commit to pay a $15 per month subscription fee for two years, thus bringing the total amount to $460.  Uninformed consumers immediately … Continue reading

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This Department Is Unable To Comment On The Ghost Recon Beta At This Time

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Attention citizens:  Due to the non-disclosure agreement signed when entering this weekend’s online beta test for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, we are unable to confirm or deny that fun was had by all.  Please await further updates from this department.

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Exclusive Interview With Bethesda’s Todd Howard

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Bethesda released an image on their twitter account today, accompanied only by the word “Tomorrow”.  Special Agent Battersby of the Department  of Electronic Entertainment sat down with Bethesda’s Executive Producer and Game Director, Todd Howard for an exclusive interview about the cryptic message:

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