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News Bite, 4-13-11

April 14, 2011 Comments off

 

A New Idea in Zombie Video games:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790854/the-best-new-idea-in-zombie-video-games-lurches-through-resident-evil-operation-raccoon-city

Bloodiest LOTR game ever? Yes please!

http://kotaku.com/#!5791611/this-is-the-bloodiest-lord-of-the-rings-game-ever

THIS WEEK IN VIDEOGAME VIOLENCE:

http://kotaku.com/#!5791400/did-you-know-in-brazil-you-score-points-for-killing-children-in-grand-theft-auto-spoiler-you-dont

Sued PS hacker settles with Sony, boycotts them:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790814/playstation-hacker-geohot-settles-with-sony-computer-entertainment-america

http://kotaku.com/#!5791548/sued-ps3-hacker-says-hell-never-buy-a-sony-product-again

About time for the Halo Hype to return:

http://kotaku.com/#!5791599/halo-hype-train-brings-us-the-mona-lisa-a-flood-pet-and-something-in-august

Sleep well, you Prince of Men:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790999/the-creator-of-the-video-game-cartridge-has-died

Could you get to 85 in WoW…without killing anything?

http://kotaku.com/#!5790686/could-you-finish-world-of-warcraft-without-killing-anything

Why can’t we be evil? (In Pokemon, that is):

http://kotaku.com/#!5790729/why-we-cant-be-pokmon-bad-guys

It’s a trap! No, really:

http://kotaku.com/#!5791493/this-might-be-the-best-pirate-trap-weve-ever-seen

Why wasn’t this in the first Dead Rising 2?

http://kotaku.com/#!5790842/frank-west-regains-the-lead-role-in-dead-rising-2-off-the-record-a-surprising-remake

3DS’ OoT remake gets a release date:

http://kotaku.com/#!5791171/the-legend-of-zelda-ocarina-of-time-3d-gets-a-release-date

and StarFox 64 3D is out on July 14th.

So that’s how Marvel’s “Secret Wars” got started (and its name):

http://kotaku.com/#!5790935/the-ridiculous-way-one-of-the-1980s-biggest-comic-events-was-named

Really, there needs to be a category for Game Music at the Grammys:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790434/category-shuffle-improves-video-game-composers-shot-at-grammy

Taking Cosplay too far: elf ears?

http://kotaku.com/#!5789879/taking-the-cosplay-too-far-surgically-altered-elf-ears

That’s…a lot of gold being farmed:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790683/wow-there-are-a-lot-of-gold-farmers-out-there

Oh Jack Tretton, just keep your mouth shut:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790338/sony-bigwig-trash-talks-3ds-and-hurts-our-feelings

This, is utterly awesome:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790395/youve-never-heard-a-game-boy-make-music-like-this-before

Interesting? Yes. True? Sadly, also yes:

http://kotaku.com/#!5790391/study-of-1980s-gamers-finds-them-less-likely-to-be-college-graduates

Was the father of the Gameboy killed by the Yakuza?

http://kotaku.com/#!5789740/why-gamings-most-tragic-conspiracy-is-bullshit

The triumphant return of the Commodore 64:

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140989

Valve Stuff:

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140980

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140977

Pokemon Global Link now LIVE:

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140979

Humble Frozenbyte Bundle: Support a good cause!

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140915

Amazon Kindle, now with annoying ads:

http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?s=6f465ad9e7a2bbb99a2b5d9d2ea17f6c&t=140883

Blizzcon tickets to go on sale in late May:

http://www.destructoid.com/blizzcon-tickets-to-go-on-sale-in-late-may-198699.phtml

Ninty’s Second Quarter lineup reveals…another Wii Play game:

http://www.destructoid.com/nintendo-s-second-quarter-lineup-includes-wii-play-sequel-198678.phtml

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Big Things Coming to ByteGamer.com! (Finally!)

April 7, 2011 Comments off

The team is slowly but surely assembling. It looks like TheAgentX has returned from his long slumber, and the addition of TheCoopster and Bujungo to our stable of writers/podcasters/etc will do wonders for content.

Long story short, stay tuned to the ByteGamer News Bite, Wednesdays at 9PM CST on http://www.umslradio.com and live in the University of Missouri-St. Louis Millennium Student Center!

With summer comes slightly more free time, which means updates and tweaks to the ByteGamer site. Finally, finally, we’re gonna be a real community!

-Andrew

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The News Bite, 4-6-11

April 7, 2011 1 comment
Surprise! Gamestop takeover of Impulse not a joke:
Valve and ARGS are like Potatos and Baked….wait…
SEGA teasing something big for tomorrow’s Sonic Birthday:
Sweet: Buy DAII, get ME2 (+ Cerberus network!) FREE:
LEGO Portal Turret? I don’t hate you:
Banned 35 times? Dude, get a life. Or a legit 360.
Get sued, my lord!
So like, can you catch them? Or is it just Mario Teaches Typing 2.0?
THIS WEEK IN VIDEOGAME VIOLENCE:
Oh man, I had one of these!
Metacritic wises up and gets rid of Developer Ratings:
Michael Vick has “served his time”, but the dogs he murdered are dead forever:
DAII writers can’t please anyone, apparently:
Penny Arcade one-off to become boardgame:
Hardcore dice are radical:
XBLIG hit by ratings manipulations:
TF2 Japan Relief Hats raise a crapton of money:
Battlefield Bad Company 2…the Tabletop game?!
Can a hacker really be that clueless?
Felicia Day: Hot, Not, but definitely Twitterriffic:
BOARDGAME REMIX!
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The News Bite, 3-23-11

March 23, 2011 Comments off

PC:

Runic Games decides to pass on subscription fees for Torchlight MMO:
Hacker who stole $300k from Zynga sentenced:
Speaking of Zynga, ohgodenglishfarmville:
Ultraviolent School Shooter mod pulled from ModDB:
NO OCEANS:
Steam adding lots of goodies:
Wait, Minesweeper is a competitive sport?
Nintendo:
Pokemon Global Link site delayed for foreseeable future, is fine:
Nintendo doesn’t want “garage developers”:
Why did Nintendo drop the “game boy” moniker?
PS3:
PS3 hacker has fled to South America, likely with all your donations:
Misc:
Famitsu reveals Resident Evil Revival: remastered versions of RE4 and Code:V:
All he is saying, is give Star Wars a chance:
I agree! Now I wish EA and Activision did:
Clash of the (digital) Titans: The Emperors of Kong:
Convicted dog killer might be on the cover of Madden ’12:
MIT takes trolling to a new level!
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The News Bite, 3-16-11

March 16, 2011 Comments off

Open with disclaimer about Japan earthquake/tsunami and regards!

THIS WEEK IN VIDEOGAME VIOLENCE:
http://kotaku.com/#!5782708/game-boy-puts-the-bomb-in-school-bus-bomb-scare

AND

The Innanets goes gaga for Little Zangief:
http://deadspin.com/#!5781702/the-ultimate-anti+bullying-psa-kid-fights-back-with-devastating-body-slam
http://deadspin.com/#!5782089/revenge-of-the-bullied-casey-becomes-an-icon

Player vs Player in Dark Souls seems like murderous fun
http://kotaku.com/#!5781915/you-are-going-to-be-responsible-for-making-dark-souls-even-harder

WB’s AU Mortal Kombat appeal doesn’t work:
http://www.kotaku.com.au/2011/03/mortal-kombat-appeal-is-unsuccessful/
BUT:
http://www.kotaku.com.au/2011/03/oconnor-and-r18-im-not-going-to-let-this-matter-end/

Disasters, celebrities and death rumors:
http://kotaku.com/#!5781589/the-death-rumors-that-plague-pokmon

Listen up, bronies:
http://kotaku.com/#!5781325/stop-what-you-are-doing-and-watch-this-my-little-pony-video-right-now

Call of Juaraz, sure…but what about narcocorridos?
http://kotaku.com/#!5781299/call-of-juarez-the-cartel-creators-argue-their-first+person-shooter-is-no-celebration-of-the-mexican-drug-war

And I just hit the average….ugh:
http://kotaku.com/#!5780902/xbox-lives-achievement-numbers-are-slightly-terrifying

This is why interconnectedness is a BAD thing, mkay?
http://kotaku.com/#!5781198/player-banned-from-dragon-age-ii-for-calling-ea-the-devil-a-glitch

Valve doin’ that comic thing again, possibly:
http://kotaku.com/#!5781121/valve-plans-to-bridge-portal-and-portal-2-with-a-surprise-keep-gordon-freeman-out-of-it

The creator of the Masuda Method still hasn’t caught them all:
http://kotaku.com/#!5780945/just-because-he-made-pokmon-black-and-white-doesnt-mean-he-caught-them-all

I wish my life had a HUD:
http://kotaku.com/#!5780932/life-is-the-rpg-that-ends-with-you-die-so-how-about-earning-points-and-tracking-it

Controversy! And why no one should care:
http://kotaku.com/#!5782097/dragon-age-ii-dev-rates-his-own-game-on-metacritic-ea-bets-obama-voted-for-himself-too

Oh, UBISOFT:
http://kotaku.com/#!5782011/ubisoft-did-not-get-the-memo-that-guitar-hero-was-dead
http://www.destructoid.com/ubisoft-pirates-own-music-for-assassin-s-creed-ost–196510.phtml

EA considers Wii a “legacy platform” like the PS2, hints at possible Wii2:
http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/news/ea-hints-at-wii-2-says-wii-is-now-legacy-platform-/

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The News Bite, 3-9-11

March 9, 2011 Comments off

Nintendo:

No new Wii games? Here’s why:

Mario Kart Kreator Justifies the Dreaded Blue Shell:

Nintendo is done messing with software pirates:
Everyone in games journalism owes OMM:
Minecraft Music and its Creator:
Notch says piracy and theft aren’t the same:
How to make Dragon Age II look better:
Is making Final Fantasy a nightmare?
If only American news anchors were this awesome:
LEGO Carcassonne: Awesome, and ‘Spensive:
SCII made some sacrifices for eSports:
SideWinder not dead after all?
Fan requests an awesome version of Call of Duty:
Hardware-based DRM? Think about it!
I wanna work for AU:
THIS WEEK IN VG VIOLENCE:
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The News Bite, 3-2-11

March 2, 2011 Comments off

3DS:

Streaming movie trailers in 3D!
http://kotaku.com/#!5774610/streaming-3d-movie-trailers-coming-to-a-3ds-near-you

Mario coming to 3DS…revamped SMB3?
http://kotaku.com/#!5774547/of-course-mario-is-coming-to-the-nintendo-3ds

3DSVC getting Game Gear and TG16 games:
http://kotaku.com/#!5774515/game-gear-and-turbografx-coming-to-nintendos-3ds-e+store

Nintendo teaming with ATT to provide free WIFI hotspots:
http://kotaku.com/#!5774498/nintendo-teams-with-att-for-more-than-10000-wi+fi-hotspots

3DS will play netflix:
http://kotaku.com/#!5774468/the-nintendo-3ds-will-play-your-netflix

Next game from Mojang Specifications is…
http://kotaku.com/#!5772637/the-next-game-from-the-makers-of-minecraft-is

Magicka to get an expansion…in Vietnam?!
http://kotaku.com/#!5773504/the-most-surprising-fantasy-game-expansion-pack-ever-created

New domain names spark rumors of GTA5:
http://kotaku.com/#!5771315/rockstars-nutball-domain-names-can-only-mean-grand-theft-auto-v

Doing good has its own rewards:
http://kotaku.com/#!5773095/charity-is-nice-but-so-are-massive-indie-paychecks

This TLOZ map is amazing:
http://kotaku.com/#!5773035/a-map-fit-for-the-legend-of-zelda/gallery/1

Panasonic drops plans for its MMO portable:
http://kotaku.com/#!5773094/panasonic-realises-its-mmo-gaming-handheld-was-a-silly-idea
(but hopefully Razer hasn’t)

Agree/Disagree: ReDead the scariest enemy in gaming?
http://kotaku.com/#!5769908/video-gamings-most-terrifying-enemy-was-made-bynintendo

Not all social games have to look ridiculous:
http://kotaku.com/#!5772975/not-all-social-games-have-to-look-like-they-were-made-for-children

A mod that recreates school shootings:
http://kotaku.com/#!5772830/the-school-shooter-video-game-aims-for-columbine-massacre-simulation

Valve has plans for Steam on your television:
http://kotaku.com/#!5772480/steam-wants-to-take-over-your-television

Oh, yeah: iPad 2:
http://gizmodo.com/#!5774469/ipad-2-all-the-details

Microsoft kills line of gaming mice, again:
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/03/02/the-sidewinder-sleeps-tonight/

New expansion to SOASE:
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/03/01/sins-of-a-solar-empire-rebellion-news/

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