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Nyko Free Fighter joystick brings flexible controls, arcade flair to the PS3

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Every June, Nyko outs all sorts of gaming peripherals at E3, and this year is no different. It's latest is the ambidextrous Free Fighter arcade-style joystick for PS3 that can be set up for either left- or right-handed gamers. It can be further customized to suit button-mashers of all...
Nyko Free Fighter joystick brings flexible controls, arcade flair to the PS3

Anarchy Reigns - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Sega, cert: 16Anarchy Reigns is a strange game, a contradictory mix of the chaotic and the methodical, the cutting edge and the quaintly old-fashioned. On the one hand it's a throwback, an arcade-style brawler indebted to Spikeout, Power Stone and Streets of Rage.On the other, it's evolutionary...
Anarchy Reigns - review

NeoGeo X Gold - review

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SNK; £179.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewThe NeoGeo was a 90s games console famous for its staggering, arcade-style graphics and games that cost £150 a pop. NeoGeo X is a portable version of the console with 20 built-in games, a premium-feeling ridgy rubber back, a remarkably solid joystick...
NeoGeo X Gold - review

Toys Deal: iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S: $20 shipped

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From 9to5Toys.com: Perfect for any iPhone toting gamer, ThinkGeek offers the iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S for just $19.99 with free shipping. That’s $30 off the $50 list price and the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this awesome little game controller. From the manufacturer: Miss the days of hours...
Toys Deal: iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S: $20 shipped

Emerging paid iOS apps: Tank Hero, The Lost City and Reckless Racing 2

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This week the paid iOS charts showed a good variety of new games and returning favorites. Clapfoot Inc’s older game Tank Hero surged to the top of the iPhone charts, and while the iPad charts were lead by established leaders, new releases from Crescent Moon Games and Polarbit also fared...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Tank Hero, The Lost City and Reckless Racing 2
King.com's Candy Crush Saga beats Zynga with top social-mobile game
Arcade-style quiz fun with Trivia Harvest

Dirt: Showdown – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Codemasters, cert: 7, out nowCodemasters takes a sharp left turn with its latest off-roader, ditching the traditional highly polished rally racing for arcade-style, stock-car dirt tracks and destruction-derby mayhem.Despite the (mostly) unlicensed cars and tracks, Dirt: Showdown is unmistakably a spin-off of the Colin McRae Rally...
Dirt: Showdown – review

Halo: Spartan Assault revealed for Windows Phone and Windows 8, we go hands-on

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Between the Xbox One, Steven Spielberg's latest TV project and the approach of E3, fans have been eagerly awaiting the announcement of a new Halo game. 343 Industries has heard their pleas, but its answer is somewhat unexpected -- the next game in the legendary franchise isn't for Microsoft's...
Halo: Spartan Assault revealed for Windows Phone and Windows 8, we go hands-on
Kickstarter roundup: LUMOback, GameDock, Hone, Ringbow, MagSkin, more
Zynga launches Bubble Safari as it moves into arcade-style social games

Breaktime Studios sets itself apart with a less casual breed of casual game

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Casual gaming startup Breaktime Studios wants to make the experience of playing a casual mobile game a little deeper, a little more complex and a lot more interesting. Founded by former Playdom employees in 2011, the San Francisco-based company’s first generation of games were titles like Dream Dresses, Pocket Potions...
Breaktime Studios sets itself apart with a less casual breed of casual game

Arcade-style light switch turns click into pew pew pew

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Indulge your inner retro gamer with a light switch plate with a joystick and buttons that trigger classic arcade sounds. [Read more]...
Arcade-style light switch turns click into pew pew pew

Microsoft releases Skulls of the Shogun: First game for Windows Phone, Windows 8 PCs, Surface, and Xbox 360

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Microsoft has finally done it. On Wednesday, the company announced the release of Skulls of the Shogun, the first game specifically designed to be played across a Windows Phone, Windows 8 PC, Surface, and Xbox 360. In fact, you can download it right now: Windows Phone Store, Windows Store, and...
Microsoft releases Skulls of the Shogun: First game for Windows Phone, Windows 8 PCs, Surface, and Xbox 360

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between August 6 and 11. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, August 6 Get organized with Springpad DeNA unveils Marvel themed card-battle game Marvel: War of Heroes Finger Olympic, NASA Television,...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Hands-on with Lollipop Chainsaw, Suda51's stylish, raunchy retro love letter

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No More Heroes creator Goichi "Suda51" Suda certainly knows what he wants in a game. He loves bawdy humor, arcade-style action, and absurd bosses. Fortunately for him, he's once again been allowed to do just about whatever he wants with the upcoming Lollipop Chainsaw. Read the comments on this...
Hands-on with Lollipop Chainsaw, Suda51's stylish, raunchy retro love letter
Designing race cars of the future in 'Distance'
Any.DO To-do list, Dead Trigger, Cox TV Connect, GuitarToolkit, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, deals, more

F1 2012 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC; £39.99; 3+; CodemastersDespite Formula One's lofty status at the pinnacle of motorsport, and its claims to be the most-watched global sport (at least on television), in the past, the games that bore its imprimatur have struggled to achieve a similarly elevated reputation. But since Codemasters acquired...
F1 2012 - review

Student-developed DigiPen games selected as finalists at Independent Games Festival

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There’s some serious talent coming out of Redmond’s DigiPen Institute of Technology and recent nominations for the Independent Games Festival confirms that fact. Two student-made games were selected as finalists for the 15th annual Independent Games Festival and will go head-to-head with real-world gaming companies. Perspective, an experimental first person puzzle game...
Student-developed DigiPen games selected as finalists at Independent Games Festival
Music-reactive shooter Beat Hazard Ultra blasts onto the App Store

Amazing Alex, Shadowgun and more on this week's Android app charts

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The top of the Android charts were once again dominated by apps we’ve seen several times in previous weeks, namely DeNA’s card-battle hit Rage of Bahamut, which refuses to budge from the No. 1 spot on the list of top grossing Android apps. The very top free apps are also...
Amazing Alex, Shadowgun and more on this week's Android app charts

Visionary Instruments intros the Robocaster MIDI hybrid guitar, we go ears-on (video)

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Visionary instruments has been tinkering with the not-so-humble guitar for a long time now. The latest offering is the Robocaster MIDI guitar. As you can see from the picture above (or gallery below) the Robocaster offers some features you might not find on your average axe. Those arcade style...
Visionary Instruments intros the Robocaster MIDI hybrid guitar, we go ears-on (video)
Play this: 'Cool Pizza'

This week's games news

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Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition | Brain Training 3D | Power Rangers: Super SamuraiGames out this week include arcade-style flying game, Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition (below) (PC) in which you take to the skies of Miami, Dubai and Russia among others; Brain Training 3D (3DS) brings a...
This week's games news

ThinkGeek's Power-Up brings the arcade controls to your room's light switch

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Sure, you could get one of Think Geek's iCade controllers to play actual arcade-style button mashing games -- or you just bring the nostalgia of the joystick to your light switch for $30 with its recently introduced Power-Up Arcade light switch plate. The unit can be retrofitted to any...
ThinkGeek's Power-Up brings the arcade controls to your room's light switch
'StarCraft II' fan builds arcade-style custom controller with 29 buttons

DiRT Showdown – review

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Xbox 360/PS3; £39.99; cert 7+; CodemastersArcade-style racing games, although perennially popular, have been surprisingly thin on the ground in recent times, so credit is due to Codemasters for muscling into that current gap in the market with DiRT Showdown.Mind you, given the Warwickshire company's recent announcement that it will now...
DiRT Showdown – review
Why Microsoft made its top-down Windows tablet game, Halo: Spartan Assault (video interview)

Clear Vision 2, The Room, After Burner Climax and more on this week's top paid app charts

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Clear Vision 2, a sequel to the original sniper game Clear Vision, launched last week and it has already reached the top five on the top paid iPhone apps chart, landing at the No. 4 spot as of today.  My Scans PRO, [which app discovery service AppGratis yesterday discounted by 65...
Clear Vision 2, The Room, After Burner Climax and more on this week's top paid app charts
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