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The 101 Coolest Easter Eggs Hidden in Your Software, DVDs an April 5, 2008

Filed under: 1,Kool Stuff,Tech Trippers — scorchman @ 3:26 pm
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Check out these tips and tricks to uncover these concealed nuggets. Some are pretty damn cool…others just are stupid! Comments Welcome

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NPD: 72% Of U.S. Plays Video Games April 3, 2008

This is a staggering figure. Good thing I’m working in the gaming industry right now :)Sales tracking group NPD has announced the results of a new gaming study, showing that 72 percent of the U.S. say they played games, online play still lagging behind offline, and an overwhelming minority owning more than one next-gen system.

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7 Jobs That Are Better In Video Games Than In Real Life March 25, 2008

Thankfully, video games are here to save the day-they take the mundane jobs that you and I are forced to do day in and day out and turn them into something awesome. If our jobs were anything like these, we’d probably work for free! Well, actually, no, we still wouldn’t.

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PC game developer has radical message: Ignore the Pirates March 20, 2008

Filed under: Tech Trippers — scorchman @ 10:16 pm
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When trying to make a living creating PC games, ignoring the pirates might be the best approach. The CEO of Stardock, which made the best-selling Sins of a Solar Empire, argues that copy protection simply aggravates actual customers. Very Interesting viewpoint

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