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“This tournament will be the first time Dota 2 is shown in public, and will take place August 17th -21st at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. […] The winning team will receive $1 million.” – blog.dota2.com, emphasis mine Holy Check. (Literally even.) Now that is what I call hype.

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“That’s no moon…that’s the price tag” – the_dudefather, in a comment on the The Old Republic CE pricing at Eurogamer

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“In the same way that people still enjoy vanilla ice-cream and in the same way that Pizza Express do a roaring trade in Margaritas, there is a definite and massive chunk of roleplay fandom that likes its accents faux-British and its fantasy delivered in a no-nonsense fashion.” – Eurogamer’s Kingdoms of Amalur – The Reckoning Preview

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“I don’t know about you, but when I get a “Potion of Being Amazing For 3 Minutes”, I hoard that sucker forever.” – Eric at Elder Game

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“To a game’s developer, buying gold or leveling is akin to telling them their game is so bad, you’ll actually pay money to avoid having to play it.” – Simon Ludgate, on Gamasutra

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“Blizzard makes over 100 times more profit [than Zynga] per player per year.”  – Tobold

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“Insofar as our findings suggest that the operating mechanism by which violent gameplay causes crime to fall is the gameplay itself, and not the violence, then regulations should be carefully designed so as to avoid inadvertently reducing the time intensity, or the appeal, of video games.” – Cunningham et al., via Slashdot

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“With a mere six months of algorithm development and three years of supercomputing processing power, the team determined that if a player kills nine rats there’s an 83.2379% chance that their next action will be to kill a rat.” – Zoso, Killed in a Smiling Accident

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“It’s time for game developers to get out of their own way. To refuse to be boxed in by fear or creatively diminished by rigid, outdated schools of thought. We need to reclaim our genius, expand our visions, and get back to doing what we do best: Evolving our products and ourselves and taking the […]

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“Forget the leveling game with its different expectations… what if you started out by raiding and just always raided?” – Tesh, via Stabbed Up A post on this excellent question by Tesh might be forthcoming.

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