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IGN Update: Gamers across Asia Pacific need better games information…

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:01 EST

…so we launched IGN there to give it to them! While IGN Middle East is busy appearing on TV and running game events, just two weeks ago we just launched the biggest new edition of IGN to date: IGN Asia Pacific. More »

Wall-E, one of the best actors who ever lived, comes to life [Video + Classic BR Review]

POSTED IN:  by Carl Johnson, Jul 2, 2012 at 00:00 EST

With main characters that utter almost no dialogue, WALL-E is brilliant visual storytelling that drives this animated epic into classic territory, as Pixar Animation ventures into the future, into space, and into photo-realistic computer animation. More »

[Video] IGN Middle East explains why its region could be the next blockbuster market for gaming

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, May 30, 2012 at 21:10 EST
Links to the full episode on Studio One Dubai (IGN section begins at 13:20)

This TV show — broadcast live from Dubai on UAE television a couple of days ago — brings with it a message that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could be the next big market for gaming – not just for the 340+ million audience in the region, but for game developers and the growing games industry itself. More »

Could anything be more depressing than the sight of Sega’s old HQ now occupied by Zynga?

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, May 15, 2012 at 07:42 EST

I just felt a little bit depressed when this month’s issue of Develop came through the door and I instantly recognised the building pictured in its cover feature as Sega of America’s old headquarters in Townsend Street, San Francisco. More »

The Boat That Rocked – set sail or stay in port?

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Apr 17, 2012 at 00:00 EST

Q: Why are pirates called pirates?
A: Because they “Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrre”!
That, my friends, is one of my favourite jokes. I’m fully aware that this may undermine any right I have to sit in judgement of this comedy film, but I don’t care…  More »

Happiest man in world explains why Sonic 4 Episode II could make you just as happy

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Apr 14, 2012 at 20:07 EST

Brownie points to Destructoid, who caught up with a man called Ken — Sonic’s brand manager, and rightly so, judging by his enthusiasm in this interview. More »