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GOG sale celebrates its 6th birthday

It’s GOG’s birthday week, and that means good news for us. Why? Because GOG sales are held to celebrate any little event. Since this is the site’s sixth anniversary, that means a full week of game sales. Best of all, these aren’t flash sales where you have to constantly keep visiting or refreshing the site. more »

Extra Life: 24 hour gaming marathon for Children’s Hospitals

Extra Life is a unique fundraising effort that has been around since 2008. It was started in honor of a young girl named Victoria Enmon who, tragically, lost a battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The fundraiser originally raised money for the Texas Children’s Hospital, but after a few years, people who contributed asked for a more »

Amazon buying Twitch.TV is a good thing

The rampant rumors surrounding Twitch.tv and its acquisition kept on coming, but now they’re over. Monday morning, The Wall Street Journal announced that Google is out, and Amazon may actually be buying the game streaming service for some $1 billion. A few hours later, the rumor was borne out, as Twitch and Amazon made official more »

I hate this Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game’s music

I’ve had it with Slowpokes. I take back what I said Mega Slowbro being the best. Because clearly, too much Slowpoke love has led Nintendo to creating unspeakable things. Like this strange reggae Slowpoke song. That, my friends, is just creepy. It was created to promote this new, Japanese, Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game online. Which more »

Let’s Kickstart the Queen at Arms otome

Okay, so this is a Kickstarter project that really doesn’t need assistance anymore. Queen at Arms has already reached and passed its $2,500 funding goal. It’s past the $3,600 point, in fact, meaning it passed the Additional Sprites stretch goal and is nearing the Additional Romance Path $4,000 goal. Which is part of why we more »

“Moms Against Gaming” is hilarious, but some of the reactions aren’t

Video games have been a go-to scapegoat for social ills, especially since the mid-1990s. They’re a sensitive issue. That’s why the Moms Against Gaming Twitter account is pretty great. While operating with the sensitivity of a warhammer to the face, Moms Against Gaming is a parody account on par with the site Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence. more »

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Buy 1, get 1 free 3DS games at Best Buy

Buy 1, get 1 free 3DS games at Best Buy Like free 3DS games? Good. YOu have a chance to get some. Granted, you’ll also have to buy some first, but trust me. It’ll be worth it. This week, Best Buy has a buy 1, get 1 free 3DS games promotion running. While the games more »

Help the people of Skywind find their voices – volunteer today!

You know about the Skywind project right? No? Well it’s a bunch of modders who are attempting to recreate the entirety of the best RPG ever made, , inside of the third greatest RPG ever made, Skyrim. (Sorry Bethesda, second place goes to Chrono Trigger.) Now, I’m sure you’re chomping at the bit waiting for Skywind more »

Humble 2K Bundle can include all the BioShocks

Sorry people, but this indie game bundle announcement is too good to wait until GamerTell’s weekly update. There’s a new Humble Bundle, and odds are everyone’s going to be interested in something in the Humble 2K Bundle. Which actually isn’t all that humble, seeing as how it can contain anywhere from three to eight amazing, more »

I Guess Valve Steam Machines will be at Gamescom 2014

Ready for something not-entirely unexpected? It seems Valve Steam Machines will be at Gamescom 2014. I know, you’re not especially shocked. It is to be expected. There wasn’t a big to-do about the Valve Steam Machines and controller at E3 2014, what with the launch delay until 2015 announced in May 2014, Gamescom would be more »

Here’s Your July 4, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

The indie game bundle update is back! Did you miss it? Sorry for the delay. It’s just there were a lot of E3 previews that needed to get done, and even though this indie game bundle update looks all neat and tidy to read, it actually takes a ridiculously long time to write up. But more »

GOG Summer Sale begins with free Magrunner: Dark Pulse

Forget the Steam Summer Sale. Well, okay, don’t completely dismiss it, but put all thoughts about when that will start on the backburner for a minute, because the GOG Summer Sale has begun. Don’t even tell me you prefer newer games to older classics, because the GOG Summer Sale isn’t just about getting games in more »