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Nexuiz v1.2 Screenshots

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A new patch for the opensource 1st-person shooter is available. Improvements include support for CTF, Domination and Teamplay gamemodes, completely new Runematch gamemode, and two new maps. phoronix.com has some wonderful screenshots.

Game Boy Micro

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The Game Boy Micro is so small...

You already know that the Game Boy Micro is small when you hear people tell you that it's just barely bigger than the cartridge that fits into it, but you don't really get a sense for just how small it is until you get your hands on it. Your thumb just about dwarfs it.

China`s online game addiction checked

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Under a new "anti-online game addiction system", players who have played more than five hours, will be told every 15 minutes: "...please go offline immediately to rest."

Halo game set for silver screen

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A film version of popular video game Halo is being made by two Hollywood studios, its developers have confirmed.

New UT2007 Screenshots

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There are a few new screenshots of UT2007 here.

More Viral Marketing from M$

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This weekend Microsoft launched a cryptic new web site at origenxbox360.com. This sort of thing is old hat to gamers already acquainted with Microsoft's previous viral marketing campaigns. Considering the approaching launch window of Xbox 360, this time the stakes are a bit higher.

Quake 3 Source Code Released

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As promised, Id Software has released the source code for Quake III. This will make it easier for the Quake community to create Quake III modifications and even full blown games.

Video games linked to aggression in boys

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Most studies done on violence and video games support the conclusion that violent video games can increase aggressive behaviour in children and adolescents, especially boys, researchers said on Friday.

Video game makers aim for new users as costs rise

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Europe's biggest computer games fair enjoyed a sharp increase in attendance on its first public day but the mainly German visitors showed no signs of being ready to spend more despite obvious enthusiasm.

Computer characters mugged in virtual crime spree

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A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion carrying out a virtual mugging spree by using software "bots" to beat up and rob characters in the online computer game Lineage II. The stolen virtual possessions were then exchanged for real cash.

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