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Fez Going Multi-Platform in 2013

One of the most impressive and addicting indie games to come out this year was Fez.  It's a creative little platformer that takes a new twist on the genre and adds in a ridiculous amount of depth and replayability.  However, if you didn't have a 360 you never got a chance to play.  That's changing in 2013 as the game is finally coming to other platforms. 

Play the Seminal RTS Game (Dune II) for Free in Your...

The real time strategy genre of games has a pretty active following of fans.  While the genre continues to grow and introduce new aspects (or tries to at least), modern RTS games wouldn't be where they are now without one game: Dune II.  Now you can play it for free in your browser.

Blizzard Cuts Diablo III’s Team Deathmatch PVP Mode

If you were one of the many fans eagerly awaiting the team deathmatch addition to Diablo III, I've got some bad news for you.  Blizzard's been showing it off at conventions and promising it since the early days of the game's release, but now they've given it the axe.

Family Guy Online Gets Shut Down Before It Even Leaves Beta

The free-to-play model of gaming isn't for everyone.  Not every game can pull it off (frankly, I'm not a fan of the genre myself), and another one has bitten the dust...before it even really got started.

Scott Pilgrim Creator Says the Game DLC is NOT Cancelled

Distressing news came earlier this week that it appeared as though the upcoming DLC for the incredible Scott Pilgrim vs. the World video game (which would add in multi-player options) was canned.  Bryan O'Malley, creator of all things Scott Pilgrim, has responded to those claims, saying they simply aren't true.

New Web-Based Game Seeks to Teach About the Evils of Bullying

With the recent shooting tragedy video games are once again getting something of a bad reputation.  Personally, I think blaming games is ridiculous, but if you're still on the fence, you should check out this new indie game that's sole purpose is to educate people on the perils of bullying. 

Nintendo Launches TVii for the Wii U on December 20th

One of the big features that had press buzzing when the Wii U was fully displayed at their special press event was TVii, and new way to interact and watch your TV shows from your Wii U console.  Sadly, the feature wasn't available on launch day, but now Nintendo has announced when we'll be getting it...Tomorrow!

Introducing Push Start Select for All Your Gaming Needs!

TheMoviePool is ever expanding and we're always looking to bring our readers the best in all things entertainment.  To that end, we've launched an all new branch as part of our network to appeal to our gamer readers: Push Start Select.

Lionsgate Nabs Rights to Dead Island Movie

After a fairly interesting and lengthy bidding war, Lionsgate has won the rights to make a movie off of the recently released video game Dead Island, and have released a statement about the film's production.

SDCC 2011: Microsoft Unveils the Star Wars Xbox!

At Microsoft's booth at SDCC they've been showing off some of their most anticipated games.  Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, and a smattering of other titles.  But then they brought out the ultimate fanboy dream: a custom Star Wars Xbox 360....

Everything Is Canon: Star Wars: Doctor Aphra

In this episode of "Everything is Canon", Steve is joined by author Sarah Kuhn as they discuss her brand-new audio drama "Star Wars: Doctor...