Fez To Be Ported To New Platforms In 2013

Fez, the perspective-bending puzzle platformer that took XBLA by moderate downpour earlier this year has been announced for other platforms. Fez creator Phil Fish has had his hands full this year, from being featured in indie documentary Indie Game: The Movie, notoriously refusing to pay Microsoft’s fees to fix an issue affecting Fez saves and catching press attention for disparaging the entire Japanese game industry in a GDC remark.

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GameStop Sells Porn Packed 3DS Console

A man named Mark Giles went into a local GameStop location and purchased a refurbished Nintendo 3DS game console for his five-year-old son. Expecting that the console was refurbished as promised, he wrapped it up and gave it to his son as a Christmas gift. What the man didn’t know was that the console hadn’t been refurbished at all.

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EA removes weapons manufacturers from Warfighter website

Electronic Arts caused some controversy when it started showcasing real-world weapons in marketing for Medal of Honor: Warfighter and now it looks like the publisher is trying to distance itself from these arms makers. Originally, the Medal of Honor: Warfighter website displayed the logos of several arms manufacturers along with links their products.
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The War Z Developer Posts Apology Letter

An apology from the War Z boss Sergey Titov has made its way online, listing and putting into perspective the many issues plaguing the game in recent weeks. Missing features and misleading advertising have led to widespread player backlash and even prompted Steam to pull the game until the matter is addressed.

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Diablo 3 Team Deathmatch Scrapped, Dueling Alive & Well

Diablo 3′s Team Deathmatch is not coming out in its current form, according to Diablo 3 Lead Designer Jay Wilson. The anticipated game mode is technically finished, but simply not providing the level of long term engagement Blizzard was hoping for. “Simply fighting each other with no other objectives or choices to make gets old relatively quickly. We’ve brought a lot of people in to try out Team Deathmatch and, while some found it entertaining, most of our testers didn’t feel like it was something they’d want to do beyond a few hours,” said Wilson.

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