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Interview: Temple Run's Keith Shepherd on Freemium, Staying Small and New Games

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Surely, there must be people out there who haven’t heard of Temple Run, but good luck finding them. The addictive action game, a viral hit on iOS and Android, has such a fervent built-in audience that a sequel, Temple Run 2, hit No. 1 on Apple’s App Store charts within...
Interview: Temple Run's Keith Shepherd on Freemium, Staying Small and New Games

Gift Guide: Favorite Board Games For All Ages

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Back in the olden days, before the kids had their smartphones and their Nintendo tapes and their Tivo, families used to get together in a room, open a paper box, and remove a set of boards and pieces. By following a set of rules, families could play these “board games”...
Gift Guide: Favorite Board Games For All Ages

Alien Colonial Marines - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; £37.99; Sega; 18+See those four stars above this review? I fully expect to receive a right royal kicking in the comment section below this article for that rating. The reason being is that, if one were so inclined, one could point to several imperfections in Sega's...
Alien Colonial Marines - review
The Question Michael Dell Refuses To Answer...
90 Seconds on The Verge: Apple's new iPhone, Amazon's new hire, and Prince
First Volume of Manga Adaptation of Steve Jobs' Biography Launches in Japan

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; £39.99; 18+; ActivisionThe annual Call of Duty has become a little like watching the funfair return to town. The same rides, the same shifty-faced men guarding the entrances, with only the peeling paint and deja vu separating one year from the next.Even in their tower of...
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - review

30 Brand new typefaces released last month that you need to know about (September)

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Anyone who’s tried their hand at designing a typeface will know that it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something beautiful takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience. Type design isn’t meant for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with...
30 Brand new typefaces released last month that you need to know about (September)

Just One More Seriously Breathtaking Video of the Earth From Space

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By now you've probably seen one of the many gorgeous time-lapse videos created with photographs taken by the crew of the International Space Station. Yeah, yeah, pretty cool. But just when you think you've seen all the beauty that space has to offer, along comes this gem: Christoph Malin's...
Just One More Seriously Breathtaking Video of the Earth From Space

Silent Hill: Downpour – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Konami, cert: 15 out: nowHaving traded on its authentically unsettling early efforts for too long, survival horror series Silent Hill is hungry for a Resident Evil 4-style reinvention. With Downpour what it gets instead is a snackish retread of the series' emblematic touches – slick fetish monsters, blood-red...
Silent Hill: Downpour – review

Medal of Honor: Warfighter - review

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(Xbox 360, PS3, PC, EA, cert: 16, out now)Reborn in 2010 in an attempt to wrest control of the first-person-shooter genre from Activision, EA's Medal of Honor series is pitched as the authentic alternative to Call of Duty's Hollywood bombast. Yet, while Warfighter's violence is informed by real-life US Tier...
Medal of Honor: Warfighter - review

Broadband: taking the right road to a high-speed Britain | Observer editorial

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Investing in better internet links is all very well, but we should also be looking at where this hi-tech society will take usWe're used to discussing the great infrastructure projects George Osborne might invest in if he had the will and cash: energy, transport, housing - and broadband. But the...
Broadband: taking the right road to a high-speed Britain | Observer editorial
Wind, water, fog: the 4D movie experience, never coming to a theater near you

AMD Prepares for January Reorganization, Including More Job Cuts

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Having recently laid off about 1,700 people amounting to about 15 percent of its work force, whispers around the offices chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices are already focusing on another corporate reorganization that would probably include even more layoffs. Multiple sources confirm to AllThingsD that senior managers are girding their teams...
AMD Prepares for January Reorganization, Including More Job Cuts
New York's Chinatown Fair arcade reopens, but the game has changed

BBC Olympic presenters: the good, the bland and the PC

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The broadcaster's plan to go for balance and safety in its Games line-up may prove more risky than it expectsAt least one of Britain's highest-profile sports stars will, we can be sure, be disappointed byTuesday's announcement of the BBC presenting teams for the Olympics.A day after Gary Lineker was tweet-tweaked...
BBC Olympic presenters: the good, the bland and the PC

Doom 3: BFG Edition - review

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PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Bethesda, cert: 18, out nowThis collection of all three entries of the hugely influential first-person shooter series Doom inverts the usual rule for vogueish remasters - that the older the game, the less fun it is to play in an age of HD blockbusters. Instead, here,...
Doom 3: BFG Edition - review
NationBuilder raises $8M round to show community organizing can be big business

Aliens: Colonial Marines - review

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Xbox 360, PS3 & PC; Sega; £24.99-£39.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewThe makers of Aliens: Colonial Marines clearly adore its filmic inspiration, and this is never clearer than in the flickering, claustrophobic corridors of the abandoned colony on planet LV-426. Later, when you're shooting human mercenaries and half-heartedly...
Aliens: Colonial Marines - review

A Farewell Ahoy — Thanks For Everything, TechCrunch

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It isn’t easy to feel sad when you’re standing in front of a 14-foot ape who’s wearing a polo shirt, a backwards baseball cap, and, for reasons only its designer could explain — no pants. And yet, there I was. Actually, “sad” would be an understatement. I was downright...
A Farewell Ahoy — Thanks For Everything, TechCrunch
Fly a whole planet with Min: A Space Adventure

Community service portals: engagement and enhanced services?

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Councils shouldn't be afraid to invest in technology to create community hubs. They will save money in the long runCould local government close the service funding gap by using community service portals? The idea has smouldered in the corridors of Whitehall and among local government IT managers without ever really...
Community service portals: engagement and enhanced services?

Tweaking it all for the telly is infantilising our party conferences | Zoe Williams

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The accent is on clarity, repetition and brevity; delegates are reduced to meat. There hardly seems room for politicsAt about quarter to one on Tuesday, some people appeared in the Manchester conference centre holding signs that said "end of queue". It was a bit optimistic, I thought. Why would anybody queue...
Tweaking it all for the telly is infantilising our party conferences | Zoe Williams
The RP-VITA By iRobot Will See You Now

Dead Space 3 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3 & PC; Visceral: £29.99-£41.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewEncounters with the Dead Space franchise's necromorphs used to be terrifying. Not so much these days: it still looks like Silent Hill in space - with its rusty, filthy corridors and sense of isolated dilapidation - but...
Dead Space 3 - review
Google's Field Trip now has an iOS competitor: Wanderous

Huawei's MediaPad7 Lite clears FCC, will soon trek to Europe

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Now that Huawei has shepherded its MediaPad 7 Lite through the FCCs corridors to ensure its WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and HSPDA 3G radios all conform, the tab is set to travel. The 7-incher wields a 1024 x 600 IPS display, 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor, 8GB of storage (32GB with...
Huawei's MediaPad7 Lite clears FCC, will soon trek to Europe

Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power

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It has (so far) taken Pulitzer-winning biographer Robert Caro 36 years to get to the heart of America's last great reformer, Lyndon B Johnson. In the process he's become a world authority on the nature of power, and how to use itIt all seems terribly wrong, but Robert Caro is...
Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power

BioShock Infinite - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; £27.99; 2K Games; 18+Let me tell you a story ...Last year I attended a preview event for BioShock Infinite in Los Angeles. I was fortunate enough to be allowed to interview Ken Levine, the creative director and lead writer on this game and one of my...
BioShock Infinite - review
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