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  • Left 4 Dead 2 May Be Unbanned In Australia – Censored!
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    In a meeting with the Australian press in Sydney, Valve’s Gabe Newell announced that Left 4 Dead 2, which has been refused classification and effectively banned in Australia may be seeing a release after all, but in censored form. It’s speculated that the dismemberment and decapitations featured in the sequel may be getting the cut.

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  • Left 4 Dead 2 Final Two Campaigns Revealed
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    The two remaining and previously secret campaigns in Left 4 Dead 2 have finally been revealed.

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  • Sen. Patrick Leahy’s Bench Press
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    Under the Senate Judiciary Committee as run by Patrick Leahy, even plans on which the two parties have previously agreed to collaborate disintegrate into partisanship. Witness his effort to expand the federal judiciary now that President Obama can pick the new judges.

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  • Why Don’t Celebs Just Pay Their Taxes?
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    The IRS is hot on Nic Cage’s booty since the Oscar winner (and ‘National Treasure’ star) allegedly owes $6 million in back taxes. Still, his failure to pay surely can’t be due to a lack of funds, as he’s worth an estimated $38 mil. Are there no decent accountants in Hollywood?

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  • Gun-toting soccer mom, husband found shot dead
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    A soccer mom who gained national attention when she openly carried a loaded gun to her 5-year-old daughter’s game was shot dead Wednesday along with her husband in what appeared to be a murder-suicide, police said.

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  • NFL Player Cracks His Head Open During Pre-Game Intro (Vid)
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    Player cracks his own head open after beating himself in the skull with his own helmet before the game even begins. Seattle Seahawks Owen Schmitt didn’t think the crowd, his team or even himself, were fired up enough before this week’s game against Jacksonville.

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  • 8 Death-Defying Helmet Cam Videos
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    A tip of the hat goes out to those people who have the cojones to strap a camera to their heads and document their flirtations with death just so the rest of us can live, vicariously, on the edge. The truth is that helmet cam video footage is the closest a lot of us will ever get to base-jumping, attempting a motorcycle wheelie, or getting stuck in

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  • Will Video Game Movement Mechanics Ever Get Reinvented?
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    I think it’s safe to say that in the next few years we’re not likely to see a great change in the way games represent conscious actions. Everyone knows how to run, jump and shoot in a game; these mechanics are well established and may be tweaked here and there, but not rewritten.

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