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VIA's tiny Android-powered ARM motherboard gets a pair of upgrades

Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes

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It's not every day you come across this sort of thing -- well, not unless your friends are the sort of folks who take it up themselves to transfer space travel as we know it. We popped into Liftport's workspace, during a recent visit to the Pacific Northwest, to...
Visualized: A table full of space elevator robot prototypes

Picade is an arcade cabinet shell for your Raspberry Pi

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Pimoroni We already know that you can hook up your Raspberry Pi to a monitor and turn it into a stand-alone Linux computer. But why just stop there with a boring old PC when you can turn it into a bona fide arcade cabinet? Pimoroni, the same company that...
Picade is an arcade cabinet shell for your Raspberry Pi

Friday game event round-up

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The latest gaming events, exhibitions and festivals taking place around the countryAnother week, another bunch of exciting game-themed events for you, this time taking in modified arcade cabinets, massive exhibitions and The Guardian's own Dishonored evening. Get involved!David Blandy - OdysseysWhen: 21-23 SeptemberWhere: Phoenix gallery, BrightonWhat: Blandy is an artist...
Friday game event round-up

The Last of Us game preview: 'The fuel for the story is conflict'

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In the second of two features, the survival drama's co-director reveals how Hollywood influenced story, character and gameplayIn the early days of digital entertainment, when it was first recognised that videogames and films shared an audience and common creative ground, it seemed obvious to many that the two had a...
The Last of Us game preview: 'The fuel for the story is conflict'
Atari relaunches classic games on web, in HTML5 with multitouch support

Final Fantasy 2 - yours for $50,000 on eBay

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A rare prototype copy of Final Fantasy 2, never released outside of Japan, could become one of the most expensive video game purchases everWorried that your collection of Final Fantasy games is incomplete? Here's your chance to grab the ultimate addition. An eBay seller named fefea is offering an American...
Final Fantasy 2 - yours for $50,000 on eBay
Museum presses save button on gaming history (interview)

iCade Mobile released, adds buttons to iPhone gaming

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Ion Audio has released the iCade Mobile controller for iPhone and iPod Touch. Following on from controllers that turn iPhones and iPads into miniature arcade cabinets, the iCade Mobile adds buttons extra buttons to the iPhone, turning it into a traditional handheld gaming device similar to the Sega Game Gear...
iCade Mobile released, adds buttons to iPhone gaming

Is Shigeru Miyamoto's game over at Nintendo?

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Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto turns 60 this year, but the father of Mario and Zelda has no thoughts of retiring. Simon Parkin met up with him in Paris"Why do you still play video games?"Shigeru Miyamoto is tired. Jetlag is partly to blame – the 11-hour flight from his hometown Kyoto...
Is Shigeru Miyamoto's game over at Nintendo?

Rare Final Fantasy 2 Game On Sale For $50,000

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Worried that your collection of Final Fantasy games is incomplete? Here's your chance to grab the ultimate addition. An eBay seller named fefea is offering an American edition of Final Fantasy II for $50,000. "$50,000 - for an old video game?!" you may well scream. But this is the unreleased...
Rare Final Fantasy 2 Game On Sale For $50,000

Midway Arcade classics including 'Rampage', 'Joust', and others arrive on iOS for $0.99

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Midway Games may have gone bankrupt in 2009, but its vintage titles are aren't similarly exhausted — Warner Bros. has announced that a Midway Arcade app that includes ten memorable classics is now available on iOS devices for $0.99. The app includes emulations of Rampage, Spy Hunter, Root Beer...
Midway Arcade classics including 'Rampage', 'Joust', and others arrive on iOS for $0.99
Relive the glory of arcade years through the medium of A3 poster
Watch this: 16 minutes on a 1982 'Ms. Pac-Man' assembly line
Make an emulator gaming cabinet with your $35 Raspberry Pi

“8-Bitty” Nintendo-style iCade controller for iOS devices, coming soon for $25

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ThinkGeek has given us a glimpse at an upcoming iCADE controller mimicking the classic Nintendo controller layout and decorated with retro, 8-bit themed graphics. The “8-Bitty” is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, connects over Bluetooth (two AAA batteries required), and is compatible with all iCADE supported games,...
“8-Bitty” Nintendo-style iCade controller for iOS devices, coming soon for $25
Donkey Kong's failing liver: What the death of the CRT display technology means for classic arcade machines
10 Raspberry Pi creations that show how amazing the tiny PC can be

IK Multimedia iRig MIX review: a mobile mixer built for iDevices

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Accessories, iOS has them. Not many devices can boast the same rich and dazzling array of add-ons that the iPhone or iPad enjoy -- from keyboards to docks, arcade cabinets to battery packs. Today's offering? A mobile mixer. The iRig MIX from IK Multimedia, to be precise. It's essentially...
IK Multimedia iRig MIX review: a mobile mixer built for iDevices

How Microsoft's tablet Touch Cover could change game controls

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The key to the Touch Cover's hidden potential as a new form of game control comes in its keyboard's little-noticed ability to differentiate between various levels of pressure being placed on each key. Microsoft's Panos Patay points out this feature about 41 minutes into the video of the tablet announcement,...
How Microsoft's tablet Touch Cover could change game controls
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