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Just when you thought pinball was dying, Stern dropped in another quarter

Despite being surrounded by some of the most advanced gaming tech in the world, Stern Pinball's booth was one of the hottest spots on the CES showfloor this year -- a beautiful metaphor for the current state of pinball as a whole

Club Nintendo is shutting down, but a new loyalty rewards program is coming

Nintendo is set to shut down its Club Nintendo loyalty rewards program by the end of June 2015. There's going to be a new loyalty program to replace it, but no details have yet been revealed.

Borderlands makes the leap to PS4 and XB1 with 5,000 Claptrap robots in tow

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection brings Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 24, 2015. A limited special edition also include an elaborate remote-controlled Claptrap robot.

Blizzard plays to its base by rewarding veteran World of Warcraft players

Blizzard Entertainment is rewarding the most loyal World of Warcraft players by sending out a small replica of its HQ orc statue to players with accounts older than ten years.

This Week in Gaming: ‘Gat’ out of hell in Saints Row and command armies from an armchair

Relive third-person action classics like Resident Evil or the more recent Saints Row IV, which both received remastered new releases this week, or delve into new strategy titles.

Lizard Squad chased by police, humbled by fellow hackers

Not only have several members of the Lizard Squad hacking group been arrested lately, but their Lizard Stresser client list has leaked all over the web.

After taking humans Beyond Earth, Sid Meier blasts off with Starships

Sid Meier's Starships expands the Civilization: Beyond Earth universe in an all-new, separate game that tasks players with building and deploying their own armada.

I call Ledgerman! Parks and Rec’s ‘The Cones of Dunshire’ board game hits Kickstarter

The Cones of Dunshire, the hyperbolically elaborate board game invented by Parks and Recreation's Ben Wyatt (played by Adam Scott) is now on Kickstarter.

Call now to learn more about Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell’s launch trailer

Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell arrives next week, and publisher Deep Silver released this launch trailer, aping the form of an infomercial, with a phone number you can call.

LittleBigWesteros: Game of Thrones credits recreated in LittleBigPlanet 3

LittleBigPlanet 3 players Aaaaalec and Jamie Colliver have recreated the opening sequence to HBO's Game of Thrones television series entirely in the game's engine.

New ‘Friday the 13th’ game aims to redeem the 1989 NES blunder

A new game based on the classic Friday the 13th slasher film franchise is under development for release in October 2015 on multiple, unannounced platforms by an unnamed studio.

Budweiser built a life-size Pac Man game for a Super Bowl ad

Budweiser constructed a life-size Pac Man maze in Los Angeles' Fashion District recently for a Bud Light advertisement, set to air at the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX in February.