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Duke Nukem Forever Still in Development

Just when you thought the drama regarding Duke Nukem Forever, Apogee, and Take Two couldn’t get any worse, today we find out that Duke Nukem Forever is in fact, still in development. The ongoing legal action between Take Two and Apogee recently revealed that 3D Realms, despite having to lay off a large proportion of their staff, is still currently…

MS Avatar Rules: No SNLV

Sex, drink and violence make anything instantly better, so if you were ever hoping that Xbox Avatars would be improved, you can think again. Microsoft has revealed its list of rules for the use of Avatars in Xbox 360 games, and it seems that they only needed to have one overall commandment — No Fun! The rules were revealed to…

Microsoft Addresses Natal Rumours

The internet lit up last night with rumours from TGDaily suggesting that Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, had not only confirmed that there will be a new Xbox 360 in 2010, but that Natal will launch with it. When we dug a little deeper though, we have to question its validity. Firstly, the site in question live blogged the event, yet…

ESRB gives Valve the finger

It’s not just raging Steam boycotters that Valve has upset with the announcement of Left 4 Dead 2. According to the studio, the ESRB has also shown concern, causing Valve to edit the original cover art for the game which showed a hand with a thumb and two fingers chewed off. In order to satiate the demands of the censors, the famous Left 4 Dead hand will now be holding down two fingers, rather than having them torn from the palm.

MTG guys tell us what XBLA will offer n00bs

Magic: The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers is slated to hit Xbox LIVE Marketplace later this afternoon. If you’ve never played Magic: The Gathering before, you may be thinking twice about the 800 Microsoft Point commitment — the Magic paper game isn’t that easy to learn. Understanding this, I asked two guys behind the XBLA title — senior business manager Worth Wollpert and senior brand director Aaron Goolsbey — what the game offered to newbies.

Project Natal don’t need new Xbox

By now I’m sure you’ll have heard the rumours regarding Project Natal launching with a new Xbox in 2010. Well, up until now, we’ve pretty much ignored them … why? Because we thought it was pretty absurd. Thanks to Aaron Greenberg, we know its not happening, and there’s nothing we love more than shooting down a ridiculous rumour.