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EA Explains The Sims 3 DRM Scheme

Before you get your molotov cocktails out and start heaving them in the direction of the Electronic Arts offices, stop and listen. We all know what a clusterfuck DRM caused for the game Spore. People bitched quite a bit and this time around, EA is going to listen. On the official Sims 3 blog, Rod Humble from EA just posted ...

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Best Buy Testing Video Game Trade Ins

GameStop, with its icy grip on the retail video game industry, has a new competitor coming up the pipelines. No, Funcoland isn’t making a comeback but rather Best Buy is trying out a trial program that lets customers trade in used video games for store credit. As Brian Crecente of Kotaku points out, this is a fantastic time to be ...

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Astronomers Capture Images Outside Our Solar System

Outer space is filled with things we’ll never know about. Beautiful objects swirling around in the fiery cosmos. How poetic. Luckily, we have half-decent scientists here in America (and some OK ones from Britain) who used the Gemini North and Keck telescopes at the Mauna Kea observatory in Hawaii to explore outside our solar system. After a little digging, they ...

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Japanese Version Of Fallout 3: The Bomb Never Happened

Fallout 3 is about to hit Japan’s store shelves and news has emerged claiming that the developers, Bethesda Softworks, have made changes to the game to more comfortably appeal to the Japanese market. You can probably guess from here what changes have been made, but just in case your a little rusty on your history, I’ll tell you.

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Fallout 3 Xbox 360 Version Leaked

Just a few days after going gold, Fallout 3 has leaked on to the Internet. While it may seem to be one of the worst console piracy cases of the year, so far it has yet to reach the controversial level that Spore has had and Bethesda has yet to make an official statement regarding the leak. So far, only ...

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Home Depot Has A Plant

This plant is no ordinary house plant. It’s called Spore 1.1 and it’s a reflection of how Home Depot is faring in the current economy. It’s rigged so that if Home Depot’s stock falls, the plant isn’t watered and it dies. Should stock soar, the plant gets a healthy dose of water. Cruel? A bit, but we’re guessing that given ...

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The All New MySpace Music (Without The DRM)

Tonight, MySpace kicked off its new commercial free music service which doesn’t include any of that bullshit DRM business.  Using its ever popular Flash player, users can purchase songs or add them to a playlist. It’s now possible to create a streaming playlist of as many as 100 songs each that can be shared and ranked.  MySpace music will also ...

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We’re Still Alive, Large Hadron Collider Works!

It’s probably not in the best interest of mankind to try and recreate a big bang right here on our planet, but scientists just can’t get enough of attempting to destroy existence as we know it. For those not familiar with the Large Hadron Collider, it’s the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator complex that stretches a whopping 17 miles. ...

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The 60 Second Apple Roundup

So I missed Jobs’ entire speech/event because I was at class receiving my education. Here’s what happened: Steve Jobs comes out, cracks jokes, spits out stats Jobs jokes about his death, iTunes, songs, etc. HD on iTunes, $1.99, $2.99 – NBC back on iTunes Speaking of iTunes, iTunes 8 announced. Talks about Genius. Available today iPod talk – 90% of ...

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