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Downloading Nintendo’s massive, day-one Wii U firmware update took over an hour, but the length of time didn't bother me.

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Indie Dev Extols the Importance of Play Testing
Software bugs. If you're a gamer, you've no doubt encountered one at some point.

Game Maker DRM Permanently Vandalizing Paying Users' Games

Popular indie game making tool, Game Maker, has a bit of a DRM problem. Over the weekend, some users noticed that the tool was permanently vandalizing their sprites with images of a skull.

Take-Two: console transition will leave casualties
GTA publisher CEO Strauss Zelnick predicts one or two third-party publishers will go out of business in coming years.

Apple Scores Dutch Ban on Older Samsung Galaxy Products

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Mobile technology can boost European economy

Europe needs to bet on mobile communications to drive growth, increase employment, stimulate innovation and improve sustainability.

Yoshi's Land sounds like a Wii U sequel to Yoshi's Island

The previously leaked Yoshi's Land has resurfaced yet again. And based on a newly outed product listing, it sounds like the Wii U adventure is, indeed, a continuation of the Yoshi's Island series of games.

'Pac-Man' spotted on Saturn's moons

Pop culture references continue to pop up on the subject of Saturn's moons, where scientists have spotted — not once, but twice — what appears to be the videogame character Pac-Man.

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'Skrillex Quest' Combines Dubstep And Zelda
Dubstep king Skrillex joined forces with Jason Oda to create a sort of 8-bit retro homage.

Destructoid's favorite Wii games: A farewell tribute
No matter what you might think of the Wii, there's no denying that Nintendo's seventh-generation home console changed the game.


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