by Andrew Gaskill 4
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Live at the Spike TV VGAs (Two Days Later)

Our esteemed Managing Editor, Nick Puleo, mentioned an opportunity to cover the Spike TV Video Game Awards.  It seemed that I was the most qualified staff member to cover this event.  And by most qualified, I mean that I live closest to Los Angeles.  After we received confirmation on the press credential I had a sudden realization, which I shared with Nick in this Google chat message:

by Nick Puleo 17
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Electronic Arts President Says Single Player Games are Dead

EA Games' label president Frank Gibeau has made a bold statement, basically saying that, the single player only experience is not in the Electronic Arts portfolio moving forward.  "Online is where the innovation, and the action, is at.  It's not only about multiplayer, it's about being connected," he said, "I firmly believe that the way the products we have are going they, need to be connected online. Multiplayer is one form of that." 

by Jim McLaughlin 3
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Red Dead Redemption Sweeps VGAs - It's Gotta Be the Co-Op

Red Dead Redemption made a killing at the Spike TV Video Game Awards last night, bringing home the prizes for Best Original Score, Best DLC (Undead Nightmare), and Game of the Year. As insignificant as that may be to a lot of gamers, it sends a clear message to the industry: co-op is teh good. Awards won by Halo: Reach, Call of Duty: Black Ops, DJ Hero 2, Rock Band 3, and a special mention of Portal 2 all served the same purpose. Co-op is loud; co-op is proud.

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