Archive for January 10th, 2011

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Eight games win the Independent Games Festival Student Showcase

Winners of the thirteenth annual Independent Games Festival Student Showcase were announced today, with eight of the over 280 entries receiving the award.  GameSetWatch reports that the winning students hail from all over the world, from Chicago to Bern, Switzerland.

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Jan
11

Downpour to be the name of the next Silent Hill title

A veritable deluge of information has surfaced about the eighth entry in the “Silent Hill” series. Game Informer Magazine reports that “Silent Hill: Downpour” will feature — no surprise here — water as the factor that transforms Silent Hill into its Otherworld counterpart.

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Jan
11

donkey kong country returns gains classic controller support through unofficial mod

As Ben so aptly stated in our review of the title, “Donkey Kong Country Returns” is a worthy revival of the Donkey Kong Country series that was a staple of so many households in the 90s. However, for many gamers this reunion was made somewhat awkward by Nintendo’s baffling decision to incorporate motion-initiated shake controls, which often made simple actions more complicated than would be ideal for the precise execution and timing demanded of the game.

The solution for gamers? Take matters into their own hands.

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