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Calibur11 Makes Case Mods a Snap

Calibur11 Makes Case Mods a Snap

Ever since the creation of consoles, gamers have been modifying their systems for multiple reasons. Some were seeking more performance, others were unlocking game secrets, or some just wanted to make their console look cool. Calibur11 delivers on the latter. They have some killer designs that can totally change the look of your Xbox, and there are some mods for Wii and PS3 in the works.

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E3 Teaser: Ninja Gaiden 3

E3 Teaser: Ninja Gaiden 3

Old school gamers are undoubtedly looking forward to the upcoming release of Ninja Gaiden 3 (also as Ninja Gaiden III or NG3). Not many details have been leaked about the game that many feel will most likely revitalize or bury the Ninja Gaiden franchise. It is set to be released for the PS3 and Xbox consoles. The only official news we have to go on right now is the newly released 30 second trailer. But for avid Ninja fans, a lot of info about the game is hidden in the clip. Read on to see if NG3 can live up to the hype:

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Portal 2 Craziness Around the Web

Portal 2 Craziness Around the Web

If you were not aware, aka perhaps you were still hiding under a rock somewhere, Portal 2 launched today. Yes, Portal 2, with both the original single-player mode and the co-op mode where you’re controlling two robots for the greater good of trans-dimensional cruising. There has been just a little bit of excitement leading up to the launch, and all kinds of craziness popping up around the web regarding the game. Legos, aliens, and disappointments. Pity the poor college students who couldn't afford to buy the game. See our favorites after the cut.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 19, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 19, 2011

Welcome to a whopper of a round-up! We've got so many hands-on posts, reviews, features, and the like that your head is about to explode - I assure you! Head below for the full story - it's an Android circus with animals by the name of G-Slate, G2x, Asus A500, and more! Then there's a slew of overly important columns and feature posts that'll continue to drive you up the wall as well - rockin!

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PlayStation 3 Hacker George Hotz Donates $10k to EFF, Mocks Sony in Process

PlayStation 3 Hacker George Hotz Donates $10k to EFF, Mocks Sony in Process

If you'll take the time to remember back a few days ago, a lawsuit between Sony and PlayStation 3 hacker George "Geohotz" Hotz ended in an agreement that Hotz would never again tinker with the game console or any other Sony product ever again. During the suit, Hotz had thousands of dollars donated to his name in order to hire legal defense so that he might have a fair shot at defending himself against the army of legal beans Sony had/has working for them. Now that the suit is over, what happens to the $10,000 or so left over? Only Hotz knows for sure.

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Wii 2: What’ll it be? Roundup time!

Wii 2: What’ll it be? Roundup time!

It's been nearly five full years since Nintendo released the gaming system that busted a thousand television sets and set millions of hearts on fire with the desire to play video games with their arms instead of their thumbs. Now we're well on our way to a second iteration of this massively successful gaming system, and it's looking like it's going to be landing by June! And what'll it be? Certainly not glasses-free 3D, that's for sure.

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Xbox 360 Remains King in 2011

Xbox 360 Remains King in 2011

As of March 2011, Xbox 360 is and remains the number one selling console in the entirety of the United States. This is judged based on console and software sales as well as continued consumer demand for the accessory known as Kinect, aka the fastest selling consumer electronics device in 60 days in recorded history. Sounds pretty impressive, yes? Let's go through a few highlights that'll continue to make your brain melt all over the floor.

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Indy Game Creator Smashes Pirates with Ease

Indy Game Creator Smashes Pirates with Ease

Let's begin by explaining what this indy game creator's product is: GMod, aka Garry's Mod. There's a game called Half Life 2, it's a first person shooter that you play on the PC. What our homie Garry Newman has done here is to create a mod that turns the game into a sandbox game in which there are no predefined aims or goals, only allows the user to create their own worlds inside the constraints of the Half Life 2 environment. Basically this means you can do anything, and invite your friends to join in. What Newman has done to smash all pirates of this particular for-sale modification of the game is to insert an error that occurs only when pirates attempt to use an unpaid-for version of the game.

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The Daily Slash: April 8th, 2011

The Daily Slash: April 8th, 2011

A few very important things happened today, and you've gotta know all of them in order to go forth from this point. Seriously, you've gotta know if you plan on knowing what's going on in the world from this point forward. The first of them, for example, is the fact that Andy Rubin has been promoted to one of the 7 new Senior Vice President spots on Google's board of heads. Rubin is the fellow who you might know better as the originator of Android - now he's one spot away from the top of Google. Power!

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Portal 2 is Almost Here!

Portal 2 is Almost Here!

Remember that game called Portal, the one developed by Valve Corporation, the one with the amazing physics magic and fabulous gameplay unlike essentially anything else you've probably ever seen!? Portal! The only things you really had to watch out for in the first one were murderous turrets and some falling spikes - and you were only one jamming portals into the environment. Now it's a whole 'nother game going on - co-op mode - Portal 2! This game comes out April 19th 2011 - that's 11 days from now!

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