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GamesBeat Weekly Roundup

If you follow VentureBeat, but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. With all the PAX East 2012 previews and downloadable game reviews hitting, this was a busy week.

Among the news, Commodore founder Jack Tramiel passed away at 83, and Sony killed off its Qore digital game magazine.

Other GamesBeat stories included:

Kinect/voice support coming to Skyrim

PAX East 2012: Loadout game is like a Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Quentin Tarantino (preview)

UK-based startup game company reaches one million players…and counting

Sony kills off Qore digital game magazine

Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir is creepy enough while it lasts (review)

Spec Ops: The Line is hiding something (preview)

Retro graphics and relaxing puzzles help Fez rise above a troubled history (review)

PlayJam partners with Miniclip to bring gaming to Smart TV

The 4 best finds at PAX East 2012

Spirit Camera: A scary event for a scary game (video)

Why Max Payne 3 could be this year’s next big blockbuster video game

PAX East 2012: BioWare faces its (not-so) angry fans

And the following stories also appeared on VentureBeat:

Game sales fall 25 percent in March despite hot sales of Mass Effect 3

At 2.5B games played a month, King.com reaps benefits from its casual Saga titles on Facebook

Health insurer Aetna to give away Mindbloom Life Game

Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes enters open beta

GameStop stores in California to require DLC warning on used games

Why video games are good for you — the cheat sheet

Commodore founder Jack Tramiel dies at 83

PAX East 2012: Storytime with 20-year game veteran Jordan Mechner


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