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Moon Hunters: Where Legend of Zelda meets Gauntlet

Kitfox Games' retro-styled Moon Hunters is a beautifully designed action adventure RPG that allows you to create your own heroic legend to live on through the ages.

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Jump on the taxer and hit the switch to turn the Senate red.

Take 'taxers' to task in Republican video game

In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."

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Amazon proves it's serious about gaming with Twitch buy

The online retailer isn't just buying a site that streams goldfish playing video games, it's buying access to the most loyal of gamers.

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Amazon's Twitch buy made possible by Google antitrust concerns

Google had hopes of acquiring Twitch, but got cold feet over the likelihood regulators would raise the antitrust red flag because of YouTube's popularity, according to a report.

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Hearthstone's special solo adventure is now available.

Blizzard's Hearthstone: Building a truly digital card game

CNET speaks to Hearthstone's developers about creating "story moments", "unexpected surprises", and villains that act like jerks.

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A Dark Room creator launches strategic match-three puzzler Gridland

This ain't your mama's Candy Crush or Bejeweled.

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Flappy Bird creator updates Swing Copters to make it less impossible

You know a video game is really, really difficult when a developer has to push out an update to make it playable.

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Sony says PlayStation Network back online

The network was temporarily interrupted by a distributed denial of service attack on Sunday. The incident also included a security threat over Twitter that targeted a plane carrying a Sony executive.

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PlayStation Network, Battle.net go down under DDoS

Hackers have taken down the PlayStation Network, Blizzard's Battle.net, and others, as well as grounding a flight carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment.

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David Helgason, Unity's CEO, in a promotional video in 2013

What's next for Unity, one of the world's most widely used game making tools (Q&A)

David Helgason, head of Unity, discusses his company's efforts to become the top software coding tool for video game consoles, mobile and VR.

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Goldfish are tough competitors.

Two goldfish duke it out playing Street Fighter on Twitch

Forget Pokemon. Two battle-hardened goldfish are vying for bragging rights by taking each other on in Street Fighter.

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How to hide unwanted games in your Steam library

A long-awaited addition to the Steam client helps you organize your games list by removing unwanted entries.

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