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Set Piece

TV-buying tips for the home-entertainment connoisseur.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - As a video gamer, movie buff, football fan and … well, a man, it has been my goal for some time to convince my wife of the importance of a large-screen/wide-screen television.nnSeveral years back, the 27-inch television that had been in our family room...

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Declaration of Independents

A new compilation allows independent video-game developers to show the world their stuff.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Sarah Borchers remembers a time in gaming when the independent spirit and drive of game developers was the norm rather than a bothersome exception to most big game companies.nn“Entertainment software was born out of independent developers’...

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Get a Life

Taking up residence inside a video game isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - I love video games, but so what. A lot of people love video games.nnSome people play all the time, while some try to squeeze it into their spare time. As I grow older, I find I have less and less spare time. In fact, sometimes I feel like I don’t...

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Game Over

Slamdance’s games competition removes a controversial title'but inspires another controversy in the process.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - The recent expulsion of a controversial video game finalist from the Slamdance Guerrilla Gamemaker Competition has cost the exhibition nearly half its finalists'and, according to those involved in the contest, a lot of its credibility.nn“A large...

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Pause and Reset

A look back at the top five gaming stories of 2006.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - The past year turned out to be an interesting year in gaming'from new arrivals to the beginning of the end for some old friends, 2006 was anything but boring. Here are the top five gaming stories from 2006:5. Online gambling legislation ttApparently,...

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PS Spree

If you can’t score that new console, spend the cash on all this cool stuff.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - Unless you know an executive at Sony or decided that camping out for nine days in the cold was worth the privilege of spending $699 on a video game, just admit it: You’re likely not getting a PlayStation 3 for Christmas. So what do you do now? You...

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Active Vision

A political call to arms for gamers against government regulators.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - With all that’s going on in this country, there isn’t a living, breathing voter who should need yet another reason to become politically active as the presidential election looms next year. But, say you’re one of those real slacker types...

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How Nintendo Got Its Groove Back

After years as an also-ran, a home-console pioneer is back in the game.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - I remember the first time I played Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1980s. It was a birthday present and the game came free in the box with the console. After spending years on Pong and Atari, to have something in my house that...

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Surrendering Her Virtual

When you’re trading sex for online props, you’re taking video games too far.

By Charlie Deitch
POSTED // Jun 11,2007 - As a video-game player, I can really get into the particular title I’m playing'but when the console is off, I’m done thinking about it. I don’t take John Madden to bed with me'a rule we should all follow, whether in video games or in...
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