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  • Minecraft Creator Announces Space Sandbox Game Mars Effect
    By on April 1, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    An anonymous reader writes “Notch posted the official page of Mars Effect today, saying through Twitter, ‘it’s a completely different game! Our takes place in space, and focuses on characters, and lets you land on planets!!’ He gives more detailed on the new website, noting the game will be based around hard science fiction (think Star Trek sci-fi) and puts characters in control of a character rather than just a ship. Similar to Minecraft, (more…)



  • Bad Science Writer Talks About the Placebo Effect *NSFW*
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Guardian newspaper’s Bad Science columnist Dr. Ben Goldacre does a stand-up routine about medicine, the placebo effect, and the mysteries of the human body at Nerdstock. From a scientific standpoint, I can’t accurately say how funny it is because I was told it was great before I saw it.

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  • GamesRelay – Mass Effect is heading to PlayStation 3
    By on August 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mic Fullwood writes: The Electronic Arts GamesCom press conference is currently underway and BioWare have taken the stage with two big announcements, one of which is that the Mass Effect franchise will be heading to the PlayStation 3.

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  • The Steam Effect
    By on July 11, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    With gaming companies taking every possible measurement to prevent privacy, with such things as DRM forcing you to have an active internet connection, how does Steam get away with it’s paid service while profiting.

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  • ‘Mass Effect’ video game on way to movie screen
    By on May 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Legendary Pictures has picked up rights to “Mass Effect,” the Electronic Arts-BioWare video game.

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  • Mass Effect 2 Launch Trailer
    By on January 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mass Effect 2 is just a week away from release and BioWare has just givin us another tease with their launch trailer.

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  • Mass Effect 2: Gritty Details And New Trailer
    By on November 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    New enemies, info on downloadable content, and much more.

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  • Hefty Side Effect For Kids On Antipsychotics
    By on October 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A new study is likely to add to the furious debate over the rapid rise in the prescription of heavy-duty antipsychotic drugs to children. It found that kids’ weight balloons by 10 to 19 pounds in just the first three months on the drugs, often leading to worrisome elevations of cholesterol, triglycerides and other metabolic parameters.

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  • Worthington hails Windsor effect
    By on September 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington believes the Windsor Park atmosphere will spur his side on to greater efforts against Slovakia.

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