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  • Conneticut Groups Cancels Plan to Destroy Violent Games
    By on January 11, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with an update to an earlier story about a group wanting to destroy your violent video games. “Southington, a town in Connecticut, has canceled its plans to collect and destroy violent games, stating that it has already succeeded in raising attention.” Perhaps the real reason: “Backed by the Southington Chamber of Commerce, SouthingtonSOS originally planned to offer citizens $25 gift certificates in exchange for their violent (more…)

  • Valve Reveals First Month of Steam Linux Gains
    By on January 6, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with news that Valve has updated its Hardware & Software Survey for December 2012, which reflects the first month of the platform being available for Linux. Even though the project is still in a beta test, players on Ubuntu already account for 0.8% of Steam usage. The 64-bit clients for Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04.1 showed about double the share of the 32-bit versions. MacOS use also showed growth, rising to about 3.7%. Windows (more…)

  • Bobby George on BDO contenders
    By on January 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two-time finalist and BBC pundit Bobby George assesses the main challengers for the BDO World Championships