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Final Fantasy XIII: First Gloss

A first look at Final Fantasy XIII, the gorgeous latest installment in Square Enix’s epic RPG franchise. Don’t worry- I’ll be back with more after like 20 hours of additional gameplay. Stay tuned!

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Video Game Maps: An Ode to Overworld Cartography

This (early) edition of Geekender is a love song to video games maps! Because I love cartography, and by cartography I guess I mean gaming. But hey, everybody likes Mario 3 and Zelda, right? AND THERE’S A SECRET BONUS QUESTION which is: Would you join an Autostraddle guild in WoW? Because that’d be hot.

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Sci-Fi Oscar Noms, EA Sports’ Superbowl Prediction & Mass Effect 2’s Gay Hullabaloo

The virtual Saints and the real Saints win the Superbowl! The Oscars go wild for science-fiction for some reason! And we all continue to puzzle over the future/present/past of Lost. The show, and the characters. And like, the semi-abstract conceptions of time. Also; gay gamers, the facebook makeover, dinosaurs, a new iPad in the works? and excuses to buy more video games. And more.

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Riese’s Team Pick: Digital Nation on PBS

  I happened to catch the second half of Digital Nation on Frontline the other night and it was fascinating, so then I caught both halves online, it remained fascinating, and I would like to suggest you do the same: Is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we’ve gained?: FRONTLINE […]