/  Staff Writer
Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
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NISA Has Three New JRPGs For Your PS3

Starting in August, NIS America will bombard your PS3 with all sorts of colorful animated JRPGs. It all begins with Legasista, a PSN title where you crawl through dungeons, acquire and upgrade increasingly powerful equipment and the ...Read More

on March 30, 2012 7:45 PM
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This Lollipop Chainsaw Video is All About Scoring (The Musical Kind)

Lollipop Chainsaw, the game where you're encouraged, nay, required, to dismember hordes of zombies with the titular gas-powered lawn tool, has an extensive licensed soundtrack. On top of that, Jimmy Urine of Mindless Self Indulgence has composed ...Read More

on March 30, 2012 5:15 PM
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Jaded Call of Duty Players Plan 24-Hour Modern Warfare 3 Blackout

Looks like players are unhappy with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 now.

Just as Battlefield 3 players and a few others before them, these folks are unhappy with the post-release support the game's received from Activision. ...Read More

on March 30, 2012 4:30 PM
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Journey Sells Faster Than Any Other PSN Title Ever

What's Journey about? The simple answer would be sand and cloth, but there's a bit more to it than that. Maybe that's why it's the fastest-selling PlayStation Network title to ever be released. thatgamecompany isn't known for ...Read More

on March 29, 2012 4:30 PM
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The Next PlayStation: Will It Play Used Games? Is It Really Called Orbis?

Well, there's no official word from Sony regarding its next home console, but that isn't stopping sources from spilling certain beans to news outlets regarding a few specifics. Kotaku, for one, has shared a fair bit of ...Read More

on March 29, 2012 4:15 PM
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Trine 2 Is Half Off On Steam Until Monday, But It’s Gonna Be Twice As Tough

Action-platformer Trine 2 is going half-off on Steam until April 2. It's also being upgraded to version 1.14. What's special about this Trine 2 patch, you ask? Well, it introduces a little something Frozenbyte calls "hardcore ...Read More

on March 29, 2012 3:30 PM
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Class of Heroes 2 is Kickstarter’s Latest Victim

Kickstarter has claimed yet another victim. This time it's MonkeyPaw Games and a localization of JRPG Class of Heroes 2. Okay, so maybe Kickstarter isn't the aggressor here. Anywho, the folks behind this fundraising attempt say they ...Read More

on March 28, 2012 6:30 PM
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Used Games Will Doom the Industry Says Silicon Knights Head

You'd be hard-pressed to go one month without hearing the head of a studio or publisher decry the used game market and its effects on the industry. This time around it's Denis Dyack, head of Silicon Knights ...Read More

on March 28, 2012 5:30 PM
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New SimCity Puts an Emphasis on Individual Citizens (And the Rent’s Dirt Cheap, Too)

Guess how much rent is in SimCity? One dollar. Seriously: One freaking buck will buy you an entire month's worth of rent in the next installment of the city-building franchise. This time around, there's a heavy emphasis ...Read More

on March 28, 2012 4:30 PM
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Angry Birds Space Slings 10 Million Downloads in Three Days

And you thought it was impressive for Apple's new iPad to move 3 million units in four days. Well, the newest chapter in the Angry Birds franchise -- and the only one to do more than introduce ...Read More

on March 26, 2012 6:00 PM
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Call of Duty Creative Strategist Calls it Quits, Leaves Infinity Ward and Activision

Robert Bowling, the man responsible for your Call of Duty news tweets and updates, has just resigned from his post as creative strategist for the Call of Duty series and has stepped down from Infinity Ward and ...Read More

on March 26, 2012 5:12 PM
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Mistborn Series Gets A Video Game Prequel

If you like reading books about heroes and villains ingesting metal to gain power, boy are you in for a treat. The Mistborn trilogy of novels, penned by Brandon Sanderson, has a prequel on the way in ...Read More

on March 26, 2012 4:30 PM
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Blow Up Everything In Sight With the Soldier Car in Wheels of Destruction

Every racing/vehicular combat game needs its middle-of-the-road, all-around racer. Twisted Metal has its Outlaw. Mario Kart has Mario and Luigi. And the coming PlayStation Network exclusive Wheels of Destruction has the Soldier class car. Normal speed, ...Read More

on March 23, 2012 6:00 PM
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Don’t Count on Resident Evil Returning to its Survival Horror Roots Anytime Soon Says Capcom Producer

Resident Evil 4 was less a game where you peeked carefully around every corner and preserved ammo than it was an experience where you shot anything and everything that moved (not that there's anything wrong with that). ...Read More

on March 23, 2012 5:30 PM
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Mad Men Goes 8-Bit in this YouTube Game

Remember that Fine Bros. Saved by the Bell YouTube game? Well, they're at it again, but this time there's a bit more daytime drinking, a tad more smoking and a lot more Don Draper. Yes, you can ...Read More

on March 23, 2012 4:30 PM
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Roll With Your Crew in Max Payne 3 and GTA V

Max Payne 3 and Grand Theft Auto V will have something most other properties developed by one studio lack: synergy. Rockstar's two coming properties will both feature online multiplayer elements and will play nice with each other ...Read More

on March 23, 2012 2:30 PM
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Here’s an Inside Look at Paragon Lost, the Mass Effect Anime

Here's a bit from the official BioWare blog. There's currently an anime based on Mass Effect in production from FUNimation. The folks over at Daily Motion recently caught up with Justin Rojas, FUNimation's social media manager, and ...Read More

on March 22, 2012 6:30 PM
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Watch Serah and Noel vas Normandy in Action in this Final Fantasy XIII-2 Mass Effect DLC Trailer

Final Fantasy XIII-2 has some Mass Effect-inspired wardrobe content for Serah and Noel. This much you know. But today we've got video from Square-Enix that shows just what Serah and Noel would look like as crew members ...Read More

on March 22, 2012 5:30 PM
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Watch Bayonetta in Anarchy Reigns

Don't be fooled by the Max Anarchy title here. That's what they're calling Anarchy Reigns in Japan. Instead, focus on the one minute and ten seconds of bullet witch the trailer embedded after the jump contains. Sega ...Read More

on March 22, 2012 4:30 PM
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Review: Warp

So there I was, minding my own business and stealthily moving around an underwater research facility when I was asked to do something satisfyingly grotesque. You see, in Warp you assume the role of a dwarf-sized alien ...Read More

on March 22, 2012 11:00 AM
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Saints Row Has Trouble With Clones in the Latest Round of DLC

Sounds like the Saints could have used a lesson in Multiplicity. Remember how messed up things got when Michael Keaton cloned himself? Well, we're doomed to repeat those follies in Trouble With Clones, the latest round of ...Read More

on March 20, 2012 6:00 PM
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Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition is More Than Just a Mouthful (It Also Includes a Contra Mode)

Wow. Frogger sure has come a long way since 1981. Remember when the snakes and alligators were hardly discernable from one another in those old arcade cabinets? Well, your favorite game about a frog crossing a busy ...Read More

on March 20, 2012 5:00 PM
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You Shall Not Pass: Ninja Gaiden 3’s Online Just Isn’t Letting Some People In

Those of you who absolutely hate the idea of online passes are going to love this: Some folks who purchased Ninja Gaiden 3 today in order to slash their way through another of Ryu Hayabusa's adventures have ...Read More

on March 20, 2012 4:30 PM
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Review: Asura’s Wrath

Asura is pissed. And understandably so. After coming home from a major victory, the demigod is framed for the murder of his emperor while his wife is assassinated and daughter abducted. It’s understandable, then, that the majority ...Read More

on March 20, 2012 3:00 PM
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Video Games Live’s Off the Grid Tour Wants to Visit Your Town

You know what I hate about living in Oregon? No, it's not the rain. Nor is it the abundance of clipboard-toting hippies asking if I want to hear more about their weed-legalizing initiatives. I can deal with ...Read More

on March 19, 2012 6:15 PM
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Here’s Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask About the Geography of World of Warcraft’s Mists of Pandaria

If there's anything Mists of Pandaria needs more of, it's monkey knife fights. At least that's my rudimentary judgment of the World of Warcraft expansion that isn't even out yet. A slew of new information has been ...Read More

on March 19, 2012 5:15 PM
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We’re Nearing the End of Our Wait Claims This Starhawk Crunch Time Video

It's crunch time at Lightbox Interactive in its development of the upcoming Starhawk. Check out the newest video (embedded after the jump, of course) for an inside look at what was happening at the studio during SXSW, ...Read More

on March 19, 2012 4:45 PM
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Claptrap’s Borderlands 2 Love Letter Proves PC is the Definitive Version

Borderlands 2 will have a PC version. That much you know. But did you know that there's going to be an FOV slider? Yep, there sure is. And there's a slew of other features that are added ...Read More

on March 16, 2012 5:47 PM
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Rock Band Goes Down Under

The next round of DLC for Rock Band 3 will have you singing down under. No, that doesn't mean you'll have Kangaroo Jack lighting up your screen and shredding on the guitar as you croon to yourself ...Read More

on March 16, 2012 5:30 PM
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One in Five Mass Effect 3 Players Agree: FemShep is Most Best

Let's all forget about that whole Mass Effect 3 ending debate for a moment here. Why? Because there's some serious gender disparity going on aboard the Normandy. It seems that for every player who pops in his ...Read More

on March 16, 2012 4:45 PM