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App Review: It's FarmVille 2 Without All The Annoying Bits, And It's Lovely

Somewhere behind the frustrating timers and social friend-bothering quests of FarmVille 2 there’s a lovely little farming and crafting simulator. Zynga brings out the best in the game with FarmVille 2: Country Escape for iOS and Android.


The Final Skylander Of The Season Arrives Next Week

Did you hear that? That’s the sounds of hundreds of thousands of parents and collectors breathing a sigh of relief, as they learn the final Skylanders: Swap Force character is being released next week. It’s quickly followed by a pained groan, as they discover Doom Stone’s debut is a 500-piece giveaway at the Toys’R'Us in New York City’s Times Square.


Mod Makes Mass Effect's Climactic Space Battle Playable In Homeworld

As a fan of space combat sims, my gut twisted as I watched the massive battle between the Reapers and everyone else play out via cut scene in Mass Effect 3. I wanted to control it. Phoenix Interactive’s Mass Effect Reborn mod for Homeworld 2 gives me that chance.


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Infamous: Second Son Update Drops Tomorrow With Surprise Photo Mode

Remember that nifty update for Infamous: Second Son we were promised at the beginning of the month? It arrives tomorrow, and it’s bringing a friend along to help document the occasion.


WildStar's Competitive Endgame Combines Design With Destruction

Sticking with the upcoming MMORPG’s theme of building-plus-battling, WildStar‘s high level 40-Vs-40 PVP battles begin with players building massive fortresses in the sky. Then they drop them.


A Delightful Look At The Opening Of The First Legoland In 1968

The Legoland amusement part in Billund, Denmark, is holy ground for fans of the colourful plastic bricks. Back in 1968, when the park first opened, it was an opportunity for charmingly British narrators to say things like “sprawling landscape land of make-believe”.


Princess Peach Gets Her Own Damn Wii Remote Plus

I’ve managed to resist picking up the Mario and Luigi themed Wii remotes thus far, but the addition of a Princess Peach motion controller at the end of the month has the game paraphernalia collector in me twitching. Dammit, Nintendo.


Everything Wrong With The Matrix? This Could Take A While

The key to enjoying The Matrix is to turn off your brain and enjoy the ride. Turn on your brain, and you wind up with a 12-minute CinemaSins video.


The Plants Vs. Zombies War Goes West With More Free DLC

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare just keeps getting better and better. Today EA drops the free Western-themed “Zomboss Down” game pack, adding two maps, eight new characters and lots of new customisation items.


George R.R. Martin Is A Horrible Wedding Planner

Video: A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin, wedding planner. Guaranteed to make your special day an event to remember. No Game of Thrones spoilers here, but there are sure to be one or two in the comments, unless everyone pulls together in the spirit of cooperation and only comments on Martin’s beard and hat.