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South Park’s Trey Parker says nay to DLC for “Stick of Truth”

South Park’s Trey Parker says nay to DLC for “Stick of Truth”

Add this one to your ever-growing book of video game enthusiasts against downloadable additions (DLC) to video games connected to the internet: Trey Parker says no to the whole mess for The Stick of Truth. The South Park-themed game will be released by the end of this year - right in time for the holiday season - but it'll be cut to a standard size where its creators originally slated it to have so much content it would have taken many, many years to complete.

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LEGO Minecraft Sets “Nether” and “Village” appear at SDCC

LEGO Minecraft Sets “Nether” and “Village” appear at SDCC

So you'd like to get just a tiny bit closer to the second and third Minecraft LEGO sets to appear as part of the company's CUUSOO initiative, would you? Lucky you, SlashGear is live in effect at SDCC 2013 and LEGO brought both sets out to see. Though we're not going to actually get to play with these little amalgamations of gaming crossover magic, their cuteness remains highly apparent, even behind glass.

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Firefly returns as a cross-platform cross-device multiplayer game

Firefly returns as a cross-platform cross-device multiplayer game

In "Firefly Online", those of you crossing your fingers and your toes hoping for Joss Whedon to reveal a Firefly TV show revival at this years' SCDD get a half-treat this afternoon. Those in charge of holding the torch for the long-lost cult classic science fiction show have found the developers and backing they need to create none other than a high-flying mobile video game, appearing in 2014 for both Android and iOS devices.

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Dark Horse to release new Mass Effect comic series

Dark Horse to release new Mass Effect comic series

Dark Horse plans on releasing a new Mass Effect comic series titled, Mass Effect: Foundation. The series will be written by Mac Walters, who also helped write Mass Effect 2, and was the story lead writer for Mass Effect 3. Mass Effect: Foundation is said to feature a strong female character, and that the storyline is going to go back to existing stories in the Mass Effect universe and elaborate on them more. Fans will be glad to know that many of their favorite characters will be showing up throughout the series.

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Deadpool to get his own video game

Deadpool to get his own video game

If you're not a big fan of comic books, you may not be familiar with Marvel's Deadpool. Deadpool has appeared in video games in the past, and was played by Ryan Reynolds in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. During Comic-Con, a trailer for a new video game from Activision and Marvel surfaced bringing Deadpool his first standalone game.

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