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There Was a Farmer Had A Dog: Bangai-O Was Its Name-O

The fine folks at Treasure, who gave the world the classic Gunstar Heroes for Sega Genesis, have a new dual-screen shooter for the Nintendo...

GDC 08: Ripten’s Pictrospective

Now that the Game Developers Conference 2008 has come and gone, we here at Ripten are taking a look back on the past week...

Hands-On: Spore DS Character Creation

I tap 'n dragged some long skinny arms onto my oblong-bodied creature and watched on the top screen as his animations automatically changed to...

GDC 08: Day Two

Unlike most sequels, the Game Developers Conference Day 2 did not suck. The Ripten crew actually did stuff today! Amazing! We...

Anno 1701: Released Early or Street Date Broken?

According to several sources, Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery isn’t set for release until March 4th, but Wal-Mart and NeoGAF user itschris beg to...

January NPD: PS3 Outsells Xbox 360 and DS

According to the January NPD numbers, the PS3 outperformed expectations and did extremely well in sales, outselling the Xbox 360 in the United States...

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ 11th Annual Acheivement Awards

Awards are given out each year for video games by most news outlets across the world, some we look forward to, and others we...

Will Wright To Gamers: Get PC Ready

At the tail end of last year there were many voices asking if 2007 had been the best year in gaming history. Regardless of...

Nine Months Old & Still Kicking, Thank You

This is not much of a news post, but as my fellow writers and I get ready to attend GDC this year, I can't...

Six Cute Animals Overload On Games

There are plenty of cutesy videogame characters--Sonic, Pikachu, Parappa, and LocoRoco come to mind. But what happens when the real-life animals from Cute Overload...

EA Extends Exclusive NFL License To 2013 – “Ain’t Life A Bitch?”

The news out of Redwood, CA is in, and it doesn't look good for fans of NFL branded videogame football. The contract end date...

Major League Eating — Mastiff’s Big Dog Chats About His New Game

Isn't he dreamy? Video game publisher Mastiff announced today that they have acquired the Major League Eating (MLE) license, with their first game titled simply...

Anthony Putson Interview: Freelance Videogame Composer Tells All

Ripten is lucky enough to be joined by Anthony Putson, a freelance video game composer who is part of a company with over 30...

Final Fantasy XIII, Gears of War 2, Motorstorm 2, Alan Wake at GDC 2008?

What games will be at GDC 2008? The infamous Surfer Girl says three of the above titles will be there, along with four...

First Nintendo DS Screens of Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution is not only the first incarnation of the popular series to make its way to next gen consoles, it's been...