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Happy Friday, everyone! On today's LIVE show, we had special guest Ben Heck of The Ben Heck Show in the house to talk about some of his neatest gaming hacks! We also blew the lid off Borderlands 2's special editions, EA's new plan to support indie gaming and more!
Happy Friday, everyone! On today's LIVE show, we had special guest Ben Heck of The Ben Heck Show in the house to talk about some of his neatest gaming hacks! We also blew the lid off Borderlands 2's special editions, EA's new plan to support indie gaming, and 38 Studios' trouble with the law. Also, a bunch of games are coming to the 3DS and PS Vita soon!
Episode 308 of the Destructoid Show:
2K Games has announced the obligatory Borderlands 2 special editions. Yep, two of them! Both a Limited and a Collector's edition will be waiting for your wallets on September 18. Let's find out what you'll get for your coin. (Jim Sterling)
In a bizarre turn of events, Ubisoft has been fairly quiet about the actual release date and price of their 3DS iteration of Rayman Origins -- but that all changed as of today. Rayman Origins 3D will launch on June 5 at $29.99, presumably because Ubisoft knows people won't pay $40 for a game that's basically on every other platform known to man at this point. (Chris Carter)
EA is looking to expand its support of small studios, this time through its Origin digital distribution service, by capitalizing on the indie development wave du jour: Kickstarter. The publishing giant announced today a new initiative specifically geared toward developers working on successfully crowd-funded downloadable PC games. EA is offering to sell those games on Origin with an attractive deal: the company will waive distribution fees for the first 90 days of release. (Samit Sarkar)
Following news that Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios was in big debt to the gubbyments, word of more financial trouble has hit the streets. The company also owes its own employees, having missed payments to staff. In addition to its inability to pay staff, 38 Studios has also let go of any temp workers. Meanwhile, embarrassing news suggests that Curt Schilling's company sent a check to the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation despite there being no money. Naturally, the check bounced. (Jim Sterling)
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about 12 hours ago
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about 12 hours ago
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about 15 hours ago
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3 days ago
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7 days ago
@southparkdudez S'all good - archive goes up later this evenin'!