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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will pen and direct the movie based on Blake Harris's book, Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo And The Battle That Defined A Generation, which documents the corporate battle that helped turn video games into a massive industry.

Sony optioned the movie rights to Console Wars despite the fact the book won't be released until later this year.

Seth and Evan have previously worked together on films such as Superbad, Pineapple Express and This Is The End.

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"This is a VR clone of The Legend of Zelda for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The gameplay and artwork are virtually identical to the original NES classic, however in this version you see the world through Link's eyes, in all of it's virtual 3D 8-bit glory."

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17 year old Christopher Roupe is dead after a police officer shot and killed him, mistaking a Wiimote in his hand for a gun. The officer was attempting to serve a warrant to the boy's father, and claims Roupe pointed a gun at her when he answered the door. It turns out that gun was a Wiimote. The officer is currently on administrative leave, and Roupe's family has hired an attorney.

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Open letter to King.com who wants to cancel the registration of the CandySwipe trademark.

Dear King,

Congratulations! You win! I created my game CandySwipe in memory of my late mother who passed away at an early age of 62 of leukemia. I released CandySwipe in 2010 five months after she passed and I made it because she always liked these sorts of games. In fact, if you beat the full version of the android game, you will still get the message saying "...the game was made in memory of my mother, Layla..." I created this game for warmhearted people like her and to help support my family, wife and two boys 10 and 4.

Two years after I released CandySwipe, you released Candy Crush Saga on mobile; the app icon, candy pieces, and even the rewarding, "Sweet!" are nearly identical. So much so, that I have hundreds of instances of actual confusion from users who think CandySwipe is Candy Crush Saga, or that CandySwipe is a Candy Crush Saga knockoff. So when you attempted to register your trademark in 2012, I opposed it for "likelihood of confusion" (which is within my legal right) given I filed for my registered trademark back in 2010 (two years before Candy Crush Saga existed).

Now, after quietly battling this trademark opposition for a year, I have learned that you now want to cancel my CandySwipe trademark so that I don't have the right to use my own game's name. You are able to do this because only within the last month you purchased the rights to a game named Candy Crusher (which is nothing like CandySwipe or even Candy Crush Saga). Good for you, you win. I hope you're happy taking the food out of my family's mouth when CandySwipe clearly existed well before Candy Crush Saga.

Read the rest of Albert Ransom's open letter here and support him by buying his game here.

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Flappy Bird went from obscurity to now become the number one app. Why? Because a wave of hilarious tweets, YouTube videos, and Flappy Bird rage went viral over the last couple of weeks.

After all the rage of only getting through a couple of pipes, you can now get your revenge with Squishy Bird. In Squishy Bird you click the pipe and squish Flappy Bird as it tries to fly through. Screw you Flappy Bird!

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From the video description:

Play to CureTM: Genes in Space is a new pioneering mobile phone game from Cancer Research UK, which lets players unravel real cancer data through a space game.

What would have taken scientists hours to analyse, can now be done faster with your help and the collective force of thousands of players. Watch this to find out more about the game and see real game play. Download at the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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Nerdcubed really loves Dungeon Keeper, and it is a fantastic game. To his surprise a mobile remake of the game was recently released and it is free to play so why not revisit one of his favorite experiences again...

This video shows what is wrong in the world of gaming and Nerdcubed is really upset people who don't know better think this kind of gouging is okay.

Oh yeah, almost forgot, obligatory EA ruining another franchise. Goodnight, sweet prince.

Disclaimer: Nerdcubed's rant contains lots of explicit language.

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Based on one of PlayStation's most beloved franchises, Sly Cooper is a kinetic and comedic heist film that tells the story of Sly Cooper, an orphaned raccoon thief, and the adventures of his childhood friends and partners in crime, Bentley Turtle and Murray Hippo. In the film, Sly learns that he comes from a long line of talented, international thieves, and is catapulted into a global adventure. Sly races to reassemble pieces of an ancient book holding the Cooper clan's family secrets before it can fall into the hands of Clockwerk — an evil metallic owl bent on ending the Cooper family line.

Last year the Ratchet and Clank movie was announced and now this. Can't wait for the inevitable Jak and Daxter movie or ummm... ahem, game.

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Cuphead is an upcoming run and gun video game created by Studio MDHR with a unique look that emulates cartoon art from the 1930s. The developers say the game is scheduled to release sometime in 2014 initially for the PC and then potentially to consoles after that.

The visuals and audio were painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional cel animation (hand drawn & hand inked!), watercolor backgrounds and live jazz recordings. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (single or co-op!) as you traverse the islands to find new challengers, rank up, and eventually compete in the grand tournament. You must become acquainted with the boundless variety of weapons, supers and secrets to stand a chance against all 30+ battles.

We are targeting PC first. Once that is complete we will port to other platforms (Mac/Linux) and hopefully consoles (PS4, Xbox One).
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WIth the release of Xbox One, you're inevitably going to be needing a few days off from work to bask in all of its wondrous glory. Well, the fine folks at Microsoft has that all figured out for you. They have provided a perfectly detailed note from your "Entertainment Therapy" MD, letting you off the hook from any obligations for a day...or five.

To whom it may concern,

Due to the Zombie Flu your employee will not be able to fulfill the scheduled commitment he/she has with you. Because of the severity of this condition I'm prescribing a heavy dose of Xbox One. He needs to destroy zombies.

After a thorough examination, I've concluded that the all-in-one entertainment system is the only cure for the aforementioned condition.

This treatment may take anywhere from 1-3 days to work and will require years of accumulating achievements thereafter. If the patient is disrupted with work, I will have to double the prescribed amount of Xbox One.

If used effectively, Xbox One can help relieve the patient's entertainment deprivation and will have an increased state of happiness at all times.
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Remember that GameStop customer who tried to pick up his preordered copy of Grand Theft Auto V with his business card instead of a valid photo ID? Well, now that the video has gone viral, GameStop just issued a formal apology to the customer via Facebook, adding that they're "investigating the situation."

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Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a day in Kanye's shoes? Indie developer Phenix is here to make that happen. Released earlier this week, Kanye Quest 3030 is an 8-bit, time-traveling RPG set in a dystopian future where Kanye West must find his way back home in present time by defeating an army of hip hop artists cloned by a based_ dictator. Hat tip goes to Uproxx.