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Variety critics list their top 10 games from ´08

Variety’s videogame critics have put together their top games of 2008 together with two games they found to be a let down, and two games they thought were overrated. The lists show quite a bit of ‘variety’ and there are a few surprises in there too. Read the lists through the link. By Mike Bowden

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Variety headlines

  • Inferno details possibly leaked through developer's CV

    Gamercyte‘s dug up some details on EA’s as yet unannounced Inferno by grabbing the CV of one of the game’s developers before it was snatched from the air. Jonathan Knight’s working on a “an original action/adventure franchise for PS3/XBox360 at the EA studio in Redwood Shores,” apparently. Here’s the best bit: Executive Producer, Unannounced Franchise […]

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  • Variety: EA developing Dante's Inferno game

    According to this Variety report, EA is currently working on a game based on Dante’s Inferno, the film rights to which are currently being fought over by US movie studios. The game is to be released late next year, says the report, and is thought to be a modern interpretation of the classic poem. No […]

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  • "Microsoft to debut a new music game at E3," says Variety

    Variety’s reporting that Microsoft will show a “new music game at E3″. It’s Lips, Mr Variety, as Kotaku‘s pointed out. Glad that’s cleared up.

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  • No movie companies have signed for PS3 download service

    Variety reports that no movie companies have signed up to Sony’s video download service, announced yesterday. From the piece: While Sony may feel confident video downloads will be ready to go this summer, it doesn’t exactly have a big library lined up. Sources at numerous major studios confirmed to me that while they have all […]

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