/  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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Grab That Reptile Repellent: The Amazing Spider-Man Will Feature The Iguana

Little-known fact: The Lizard isn't the only reptilian baddie in the Spider-Man universe. And the coming video game adaptation of The Amazing Spider-Man has got the Iguana, a genetically altered experiment of Curt Connors', as an enemy ...Read More

on March 14, 2012 6:00 PM
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Some Mari0 Hosts Are Out to Get Their Malware On

Are you on a site that offers the game Allen deemed, and I quote, "Amaze-balls" at the moment? Check your address bar and if the URL is anything other than the game's creator, stabyourself.net, you might ...Read More

on March 14, 2012 5:45 PM
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BioShock Infinite’s Latest Heavy Hitter Video is All About the Handyman

We already went over those T-1000-esque George Washingtons in the last BioShock Infinite heavy hitters video, but this next guy's in a league of his own. BioShock series creative director Ken Levine says the Handyman is a ...Read More

on March 14, 2012 4:30 PM
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Diablo III Beta Players Access Three Restricted Areas After Exploiting Bug

Get a bunch of gamers together, especially those who specialize in PCs, and rest assured that shenanigans will ensue. Well, that's exactly what happened when players found a bug in Diablo III that granted them access to ...Read More

on March 13, 2012 6:00 PM
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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Ends With Episode 2

I'm not entirely sure what Tails had to do with it, but I'm positive he did something to dissuade Sega from continuing to release Sonic the Hedgehog 4 after Episode 2. Maybe it's that adorable mug. Whatever ...Read More

on March 13, 2012 5:45 PM
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The Resident Evil Chronicles Collection is the Latest to Get the HD Upscale Treatment on the PS3

You've already got Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, Devil May Cry, Metal Gear Solid and God of War, so why not spring for the Resident Evil Chronicles HD upscales that are coming to the PlayStation Store ...Read More

on March 13, 2012 4:45 PM
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The Next Blue Bomber Comic Begins Wrapping Up the Story of Mega Man 2

Issue 11 of the Mega Man series from Archie Comics comes out Wednesday and, along with next week's installment, we're looking at the end of the print re-telling of the Blue Bomber's second 8-bit adventure. The last ...Read More

on March 12, 2012 6:00 PM
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Sign Up for Austin Wintory’s Newsletter, Get Journey Music

Journey composer Austin Wintory's got some music for you, but first he needs your email address. Folks who sign up for his newsletter will also receive music from and inspired by one of the year's most anticipated ...Read More

on March 12, 2012 5:45 PM
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The XBLA Gamerscore Limit Has Just Been Doubled for Games, DLC Gets Its Own New Rules

Microsoft -- through Major Nelson -- today confirmed that the limit for gamerscore allotments in Xbox Live Arcade titles is doubling from 200 to 400. For games that are already on the Marketplace, developers will be allowed ...Read More

on March 12, 2012 5:30 PM
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Chris Brown and Janet Jackson Bring Legit Songs to Dance Central 2

Dance Central 2 is getting a couple of legit tracks over the next few weeks. Chris Brown's "Yeah 3x" will be available for download tomorrow and Janet Jackson's "Nasty" joins the lineup March 27. Another of Jackson's ...Read More

on March 12, 2012 4:00 PM
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Hitman: Absolution Box Art Revealed

If you've checked out the Hitman Facebook page today, you may have noticed a new photo on the timeline. Yep, all you Hitman fans finally have pics for the Absolution box art, the next entry in the ...Read More

on March 9, 2012 6:45 PM
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Toki Tori 2 Teaser Trailer is Light On Gameplay but Holds a High Adorable Quotient

Two Tribes' Toki Tori 2 is still a work in progress, and the developer has made it pretty clear that it's seeking player input as the game is built. Although there's no gameplay to show off yet, ...Read More

on March 9, 2012 5:15 PM
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343 and Microsoft Aren’t Planning a Halo 4 Multiplayer Beta

The next Halo won't be developed by Bungie. You already knew that. But if you thought you'd get a chance to play a multiplayer beta as has been the norm with most of the developer's games in ...Read More

on March 9, 2012 4:30 PM
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Jetpacks and Moving Buildings Punctuate This Papo and Yo Gameplay Trailer

Papo and Yo is a story about a boy and his two best friends: A tiny robot and a frog-eating monster. No, not this one. The game is a puzzle-platformer in the vein of Ico, but don't ...Read More

on March 8, 2012 12:15 PM
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Angry Birds Space Has NASA’s Official Seal of Approval

The latest entry in the Angry Birds franchise takes the slingshot propelled pig-hunters into the next logical setting for a series on the move: Space. And this time, the're doing it with the full backing of the ...Read More

on March 8, 2012 11:30 AM
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Music Unlimited Makes Its Way to the PlayStation Vita

It seems like everything's in the cloud these days. Well, you can count the music you listen to on your PlayStation Vita as well. Sony's Music Unlimited is a cloud-based subscription service that allows you to ...Read More

on March 8, 2012 10:45 AM
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Watch as Tony Hawk Plays Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

This is as meta as it gets, people (for those of you who care about that kind of thing). In this video uploaded to the RIDE channel on YouTube, Tony Hawk and Chris Cole go over a ...Read More

on March 8, 2012 10:30 AM
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RoboWashington Is BioShock Infinite’s Motorized Patriot

We've all known George Washington would one day emerge from his grave wielding a gatling gun in order to put this country back on track. Well, BioShock Infinite has turned that scenario from a "what if?" ...Read More

on March 8, 2012 9:30 AM
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Peter Molyneux Leaving Microsoft and Lionhead Studios

The man known for his hand in the development of the Fable series and his often exaggerated -- yet notoriously quotable -- speeches has announced that he's leaving Microsoft and Lionhead Studios for a new venture titled ...Read More

on March 7, 2012 5:45 PM
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Infinity Blade Dungeons Announced Alongside New iPad

Apple's new iPad was announced today. So of course Epic was on-hand to say "hey, guys, we've got a new Infinity Blade for you to play, too!" It's a cycle as old as time the iPad ...Read More

on March 7, 2012 5:15 PM
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Frozenbyte Apologizes to European Gamers for Trine 2 Delay By Debuting it at 30 Percent Off On PSN

Trine 2, the game that's all about employing three plucky heroes to slash, swing and climb through lush environments and creatively dispatch of monsters has been making its rounds in the U.S. for nearly three months ...Read More

on March 7, 2012 4:45 PM
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Truckasaurus, Power Outages and Multiplayer Are Abound in the SimCity Reveal Trailer

It's been nearly a decade since a numbered entry in Will Wright's SimCity was released. Well, I guess it's going to be a bit longer than that, because the fifth edition of the infamous civilization-building/destroying simulator doesn't ...Read More

on March 7, 2012 2:55 AM
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Want to Take a Local Team Into Xbox Live in Street Fighter X Tekken? Too Bad

It just isn't a good week for Xbox gamers, is it? It appears that when it comes to local or online play in Street Fighter X Tekken, it's all or nothing, say the folks over at Capcom. ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 5:45 PM
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Review: Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D

You’re in the jungle. There seems to be Soviet shenanigans afoot and the easiest way to make it across enemy terrain is to blend in with your surroundings. Fortunately, there’s a wide array of camouflage in that ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 3:00 PM
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Don’t Even Try Importing Your Mass Effect 2 Cloud Saves Into Your Xbox 360 Copy of Mass Effect 3 (For Now)

Earlier we reported that a bug in the Mass Effect 3 character import feature made it so that your Commander Shepard's looks may not transfer over completely from a previous Mass Effect 2 save file. Not that ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 1:45 PM
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Your Pretty Boy Shepard Might Have Trouble Importing to Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3, the latest title in BioWare's space epic, hit store shelves today and players the world over have been complaining over at the studio's official forum about a minor snag in the character importing process. ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 12:15 PM
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Xbox 360 Owners Get First Dibs on Dragon’s Dogma DLC, Won’t Need Gold Subscription to Access Features

Following the drake footage and screenshots it released yesterday for Dragon's Dogma, Capcom today announced that eight downloadable quests will be available to Xbox 360 owners before their PS3-toting counterparts get the opportunity. Interestingly enough, Xbox Live ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 11:45 AM
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Momma Said Knock You Out: Punch Out!! Is Coming to the eShop Thursday, Game Gear Titles Follow Next Week

This Thursday's Nintendo eShop offerings will include the Virtual Console download of the NES' Punch Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream, the company announced today. It may not be Mike Tyson's anymore, but, hey, at its core the game ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 11:15 AM
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The 3DS Has Officially Outdone the Nintendo DS, At Least in First-Year Sales

The Nintendo 3DS celebrates its first birthday in the states this year, and in doing so has surpassed its predecessor in first-year sales, with the company predicting 4.5 million in the number of units sold by ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 10:45 AM
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Firaxis Goes Over Risk vs. Reward System in XCOM: Enemy Unknown Developer Diary

Well, it's been 10 years since the last entry in the X-COM series hit retail shelves, but today we get the first video sneak peak into the development of this year's Enemy Unkown through the developer diary ...Read More

on March 6, 2012 10:15 AM