Uh. Awesome. Just so freakin’ awesome. Hideo Kojima, the helmsman of the Metal Gear series and many other amazing titles has metal. business. cards.

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Shigeru Miyamoto, the man who created some of the world’s most memorable franchises like Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pikmin, and more, has recently announced that he will be stepping down from his current position at Nintendo and will be focusing his efforts on personal projects. In an interview with Wired, Miyamoto announced that while he is not leaving Nintendo entirely, he is retiring from his producer […]

Relatively speaking, anyway. In my personal, never-ending endeavor to consume as much information as possible, I’ve taken to the habit of reading nigh every piece of paperwork that accompanies games that I purchase. Unsurprisingly, with the recent advent of online passes, it’s been discovered that these passes can actually expire. This actually comes as no surprise to me personally, for the reason above, but some of you readers may not […]

UPDATE: Word has it that the game will retail for $49.99, like most other new Wii games, and be sold exclusively through GameStop and Nintendo’s official website. That’s directly from Nintendo PR. ORIGINAL: It was only a matter of time, and it proves that if you bitch enough to a company, you’ll eventually get what you want. Unless that company is Capcom. Nintendo has finally announced that they are releasing […]

CD Projekt Red, the Polish developers behind The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, have come to the forefront to say that they believe their recently released game has been pirated upwards of 4.5 million times.

It seems that Minecraft has a new lead developer in Jens “Jeb” Bergensten. Earlier today, Markus “Notch” Persson posted on his Tumblr that he would be stepping down as lead developer of Minecraft and handing over control to longtime friend and fellow Mojang employee, Jeb.

Rumor has it that Fumito Ueda, the brain behind ICO, Shadow of the Colossus, and the upcoming The Last Guardian, has departed from Sony Computer Entertainment to pursue freelance work and will finish out The Last Guardian from this position.

Thousand Pound Action Company, the team behind Real Life Ultra Combos and Street Fighter: Beginnings End, have crafted a little announcement video to tell you about another video that will coincide with next year’s release of Capcom‘s Street Fighter X Tekken. This teaser, filmed on location outside the Los Angeles set of the TV commercial for Street Fighter X Tekken, features some of the crew at Thousand Pounds talking about […]

Yay, Germany’s catching up! id Software‘s 1996 classic, Quake, has been banned from Germany for a very, very long time. It has finally been removed from the list of indexed titles created by the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons. The department saw it as SO harmful that it actually ranked as the commercial equivalent to pornography. DOOM and DOOM 2 recently passed their appeals in the country […]

It’s been a good run, GamePro, but alas, even the shift to become a quarterly publication was not enough. This November quarterly issue will be the last magazine the legendary GamePro will ever publish, and the website will be coming down on December 5th, 2011.

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