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Sunday, April 21
Grand Theft Auto Retrospective / Docuemntary GTA Reddit
Monday, April 22
THQ back catalog auction results auction, THQ Reddit
Terraria update teased with pictures of a new biome PC, Update Reddit
NoFate's Battlefield 3 Server Emulator Enters Closed Beta. Allows for tint removal, color tweaker user, custom servers, mods and previously inaccessible settings to be edited. PC Reddit
Tuesday, April 23
Skullgirls crowdfunding stymied by PayPal crowdfunding Reddit
SimCity players report new bugs with patch 2.0 PC, Patch, Bugs Reddit
New owner of Darksiders IP keen to speak with original creators about Darksiders 3 Dev talk Reddit
Chris Roberts: I can be more profitable than AAA games on a fifth of sales Indie, Dev Talk Reddit
Starbound Dev Preview PC, Preview Reddit
#1ReasonToBe panel from GDC 2013 available to watch for free GDC, Discussion Reddit
Wednesday, April 24
Next-gen Xbox official reveal on May 21 720, Reveal Reddit
Steam Beta adds rate limiting feature to downloads Steam Update Reddit
Gameplay Video for city building game: Banished PC, Preview Reddit
Satoru Iwata becomes NOA CEO Business Reddit
Next expansion for "The Lord of the Rings Online" coming this fall: "Helm's Deep" PC, Reveal Reddit
Nintendo turns a profit but misses sales forecast by half Nintendo, Sales Reddit
Thursday, April 25
Bleszinski on Piracy: [Convert people into paying customers rather than hunting them down or passing laws that could limit internet freedom] (ECGC Keynote) Opinion, ECGC Reddit
Valve announces Dota 2: The International 3 eSports, Dota2 Reddit
No Nintendo Press Conference at E3 2013 Nintendo, E3 Reddit
Dualshock 4 features video PS4 Reddit
Nintendo: Some believe Wii U is 'just Wii with a pad for games' Wii U, Sales Reddit
EA restructuring results in layoffs EA, Layoffs Reddit
Valve adds Subscription Plans service for subscription-based games on Steam Steam Reddit
Rayman Legends Release Date Announced (NA: Sept 3, EU: Aug 30) Release Date Reddit
Death Inc. Developer Ambient Studios Closing Closing N/A
Friday, April 26
Ace Attorney 5 - Nico Nico Chou Kaigi 2 PV (w/ English Subs) 3DS, Trailer Reddit
CCP reveal EVR: a 6v6 space dogfighting game built for the Oculus Rift PC, Reveal, VR Reddit
CD Projekt Red: "There is no place for multiplayer in so strongly a story-driven game as The Witcher 3" PC, PS4 Reddit
Dead Island: Riptide Steam codes at U.K. retail unlock Dark Souls instead Steam, UK Reddit
Thief reboot impeded by office politics, high-level departures Dev issues Reddit
2K Games won't attend E3, Take-Two to have meeting rooms E3 Reddit
Valve Rewards Community Map Makers With 'Operation Payback' Valve Reddit
THQ Still Owes Creditors Millions of Dollars THQ Reddit
Saturday, April 27
EVE Universe: Origins (new EVE Online trailer from Fanfest) PC, Trailer Reddit
Shining a light on CCP's World of Darkness PC, Preview Reddit
Double Fine Talks Adventure Game Mechanics And Kickstarter Dev Preview N/A
SimCity to receive more fixes to address 2.0 patch problems PC, Patch N/A

Game Platform Release Date Reviews AVG/Metascore
Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine PC, 360 04/24 Destructoid - JoyStiq - IGN - EuroGamer - Giant Bomb ★★★★☆ (85)
Star Trek The Video Game PC, 360, PS3 04/23 EuroGamer - IGN - Digital Spy - Giant Bomb - Polygon ☆☆☆☆☆ (42)
Dead Island: Riptide PC, 360, PS3 04/23 GamesRadar - GameInformer - IGN - Polygon - Giant Bomb ★★☆☆☆ (66)
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen 360, PS3 04/23 GameInformer - EuroGamer - GameSpot - EGM Now - Polygon ★★★☆☆ (76)
Thomas Was Alone PC, PS3, Vita 04/23 Destructoid - GameInformer - IGN - GameSpot - Edge Online ★★★☆☆ (77)


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