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This week, the Delaware supreme court will permit publisher Activision to buy parent company’s Vivendi’s stake in the biz for $8.17 billion, Grand Theft Auto V becomes the biggest digital release ever on the PlayStation 3 and already surpassed Grand Theft Auto IV’s lifetime sales in the U.K., and Japanese publisher Square Enix partners with Indiegogo to create its own Kickstarter-like service.

You’ll also find reviews for the adventure games Beyond: Two Souls and The Wolf Among Us Episode One: Faith as well as a preview for the action-adventure game Thief and the latest installment of our series on great tabletop games for video gamers.


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Above: Master Luna’s abilities in Peggle 2 allow her to ghost through the less-important blue pegs.

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Above: Joker’s posse share their leader’s passion for clown make-up and accessories.

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The thief Garrett overlooks city.

Above: The thief Garrett overlooks city.

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