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RGIII teams up with AC3

It?s often said that good things happen in

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The NFL gridiron's quarterback sensation has teamed up with the most anticipated video game of the year.  Robert Griffin III joins Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed 3 and mi adidas to help drive awareness and support for the upcoming presidential election.   Limited Editions of Assassin's Creed 3 and Rock the Vote-inspired CC Seduction sneakers will be sold together with the video game's Digital...

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Review: 'Unfinished Swan' is a complete masterpiece

'The Unfinished Swan' is a adventure game developed

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"The subtle storytelling in 'The Unfinished Swan' is as artistically sophisticated as it is heartwarming. It's a welcomed adventure on a blank canvas that slowly reveals the great lengths that one's creativity can carry us." - Warp Pipe Developer Giant Sparrow's 'Unfinished Swan' impressed many during its early beginnings in 2008. Now with Sony, their charming adventure is "creating...

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'Rock Band Blitz' tackles your DLC library

'Rock Band Blitz' is a rhythm game in

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I love you Harmonix.  There I said it. I love that you continue to keep the Rock Band product alive when most of the gaming world has put away their plastic instruments and shut the door on what use to be a must have at any house party.  Karaoke and rhythm-based button-pressing fun is still alive and kicking thanks to the developers' weekly support of downloadable song additions to the...

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The Expendables 2 videogame announced

Four Expendables (Barney, Gunner, Caesar and Yin Yang)

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Digital downloads have offered gamers a chance to pull off killer combos with Freddy Krueger, slay zombies with Sarah Michelle Gellar and now, thanks to Ubisoft and its upcoming title "The Expendables 2 Videogame," some of the biggest action stars in cinema history are entering the mix. Choose between Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross accompanied by a few familiar faces from the sequel...

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'Babel Rising' let's you play as a God

Babel RisingTM

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... What? Do you really need more of a reason to pick up this game? Exclusive for use with the PlayStation®Move and Kinect™ for Xbox 360, players obtain godlike powers and "make it rain on them" Babylonians with a barrage of elements to bombard them with. 'Babel Rising' has the same effect as burning ants with a magnifying glass, except hurling fireballs and releasing tornadoes on ancient...

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