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Review: Heart of the Swarm a big step in StarCraft II's evolution

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Just as the Zerg are always evolving, so too is Blizzard's iconic real-time strategy series. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm doesn't just upgrade and expand the exceptional StarCraft formula--it also hacks, cuts, and refines the core gameplay. The good news: With series antihero Sarah Kerrigan as its star, this...
Review: Heart of the Swarm a big step in StarCraft II's evolution
Anonymous: from 4chan to the faceless visage of political activism

Kenny Powers Is Back In New 'Eastbound' Trailer

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Kenny Powers is back! HBO has released the trailer for "Eastbound & Down" Season 3, and things are looking up for the over-the-hill antihero. He's back in the states and throwing heat for the semi-pro Myrtle Beach Mermen after last season's sojourn in Mexico.Much to Stevie Janowski's chagrin, Kenny becomes...
Kenny Powers Is Back In New 'Eastbound' Trailer

Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

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US author delights Twitter followers with multi-tweet ideas session, finishing with tentative plans to start writingBret Easton Ellis appears to be pondering a sequel to his most famous novel, American Psycho, in which his antihero Patrick Bateman might stalk Gavin Rossdale, murder David Beckham and slit Chris Martin's throat.The novelist...
Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

Dishonored: The Knife Of Dunwall - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC; Bethesda; £6.80-£7.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewThe first story-driven downloadable content for Dishonored is The Knife Of Dunwall, putting you in the stealthy boots of Daud the assassin, the man responsible for killing the empress, thereby starting the whole dishonouring process. There are three...
Dishonored: The Knife Of Dunwall - review

God of War: Ascension - review

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PS3, Sony, cert: 18Ever-vengeful Kratos returns, though, arguably, for the first time. This fourth outing of glorified deicide serves as a prequel to earlier God of War games, telling of the violent antihero's battle against the Furies and exploring the roots of his debt to Ares.Single-player gameplay remains much the...
God of War: Ascension - review

Soul Sacrifice - review

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PS Vita; Sony; £29.78-£31.95Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewYour character has been taken prisoner by the crazed magician Magusar. Fortunately, the skeletal cage he or she has been locked in also contains Librom, a sentient book with angry-looking eyes and a collection of bloodthirsty stories in which you...
Soul Sacrifice - review

Aaron Sorkin to paint 'heroic' picture of Steve Jobs in biopic

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Writer of The Social Network says working on upcoming film about the late Apple co-founder is 'like writing about the Beatles'The Oscar-winning writer of The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin, has revealed he hopes to paint a "heroic" picture of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a forthcoming biopic.Sorkin, whose...
Aaron Sorkin to paint 'heroic' picture of Steve Jobs in biopic
Hector Xavier Monsegur: LulzSec leader, FBI informant, and cyberpunk antihero

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Activision, cert: 18, out nowUndoubtedly destined to be one of the biggest-selling games of 2012, Black Ops II has been under the spotlight since the announcement of its release in February. Developer Treyarch has offered up a great soupy mess of a title, a comically gruff...
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review
Only 60% of Apple revenue is NOT made in the USA, and that's a problem

Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

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Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind the Sony-backed biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, just sat down with Walt Mossberg at the D10 Conference to discuss everything from the late CEO and upcoming blockbuster to writing techniques and…The Beatles. Sorkin is a Hollywood mogul thanks to his numerous successes, including “The...
Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

This week's new games

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Prototype 2, PS3 & Xbox 360Poor old New York's back in the frame for the apocalypse treatment, this time following a viral outbreak caused by the first game's antihero, Alex Mercer. Playing as another genetically altered misfit, sergeant James Heller, your job is to take on the sinister corporate Blackwatch...
This week's new games

Watch this: 'Wreck-It Ralph' comes to life in hand-drawn test footage

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When Disney cleared out its hand-drawn animation department this year, one of the many animators to be laid off was Nik Ranieri, a 25-year veteran of the company. But rather than lash out at his previous employer, Ranieri opted to post his final test animation to Facebook, a 30-second...
Watch this: 'Wreck-It Ralph' comes to life in hand-drawn test footage
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