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Don't Be Silly, Hello Kitty Is a Cat

Earlier today, numerous websites reported that Hello Kitty is not a cat. That's not only an oversimplification, it's also not quite true. Hello Kitty is a feline--just an anthropomorphic one, Sanrio told Kotaku.

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An awful week to care about video games

What an awful week for the culture that surrounds and influences video games. Last week, a game designer's personal life has been exposed to the internet, and used to justify physical threats to...

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Dust: An Elysian Tail Coming to PS4

So, in accordance with that free-wheeling game developer spirit, we’ve decided not to announce Dust: An Elysian Tail for PS4 ourselves. Instead, we’re going to pass the proverbial baton over to one of the stars of Dust: An Elysian Tail and let her do it instead.

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Europe Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

Nintendo has unveiled the pre-order bonuses for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire in Europe, and there's quite a few goodies! There will be a special Limited Edition SteelBook version of each game available at launch that includes metallic cases displaying either Primal...

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10 Times When Comics And Movies Sexualized Male Superheroes

You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples.

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Take-Two: Lindsay Lohan Sued ‘Grand Theft Auto 5′ for Publicity

Take-Two Interactive calls Lindsay Lohan's lawsuit against 'Grand Theft Auto 5' a publicity stunt.

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Halo: Reach, Super Time Force and Monaco are September's Games with Gold perks

Microsoft's Games with Gold lineup of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in September is strong: Bungie's Halo: Reach, Capy Games' Super Time Force and Pocketwatch Games' Monaco: What's Yours...

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PlayStation at PAX Prime 2014

PAX Prime is nearly here, and we're bringing the goods. If you’re headed to Seattle this year, swing by the PlayStation booth (#122) to play more than 30 new and unreleased games like Bloodborne, The Order: 1886, Until Dawn, LittleBigPlanet 3, Far Cry 4, Secret Ponchos, Axiom Verge, Apotheon, and Helldivers. WHEW! In addition to playable games, we’ll have some fun activities in our booth and panel sessions. See below for all of the info.

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Metal Slug 3 Coming to PS4, PS3, PS Vita This Winter

So we know many of you have been anxiously awaiting more NEOGEO content on PlayStation Store for quite some time... With that in mind, SNK PLAYMORE is very pleased to announce together with SCEA 3rd Party Productions today that Metal Slug 3 will be coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita this Winter.

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2DS on Sale at GameStop for $99 Brand New

Looking to play 3DS games for as cheap as possible? Right now through the end of September, GameStop is selling the handheld for just $99, marked down from $129. 2DS plays all 3DS games, but lacks the stereoscopic 3D feature,...

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Gone Home Coming to Wii U - IGN

Grown-up gaming graduates to consoles.

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Mighty Gunvolt Review - IGN

Nintendo 3DS' Azure Striker Gunvolt is the meat on your plate. Mighty Gunvolt is the 8-bit mashed potatoes. And they go together wonderfully.

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Starting Today, New Media Player App, New SmartGlass Features, and More Included in Xbox One Update

Today, we will begin rolling out new features and updates to Xbox One for fans all over the world. These updates include new ways to bring your personal media to your Xbox, updates to the party system, more ways to interact with your Xbox, and new social features for Xbox SmartGlass.

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Assassin's Creed Unity Release Date Delayed to November - IGN

Ubisoft has delayed Assassin's Creed Unity, and moved the release date for Assassin's Creed Rogue in Europe too.

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Everything About Toy Story That Just Doesnt Add Up

Toy Story is a great movie. But like any great movie about toys that magically come to life when people aren't around to see them, some things about it just don't stand up to scrutiny. Be warned: you're about to have your childhood ruined.

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