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FIFA: Soccer Refs Might Use Sensor Networks to Keep Score

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Should computer-controlled sensor arrays be used to keep referees from making bad calls? Officials of FIFA, soccer's international governing body, have called a special meeting to decide. Whether computer technology should be used to monitor goal lines has become an urgent question among soccer officials. During a match at the...
FIFA: Soccer Refs Might Use Sensor Networks to Keep Score

EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic snares 1.3M subscribers

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Electronic Arts said today that its critical online game, Star Wars: The Old Republic, had 1.3 million active subscribers in the fourth-fiscal quarter ended March 31. The video game giant announced the news as part of its quarter and year-end fiscal report after the close of trading on the...
EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic snares 1.3M subscribers

Electronic Arts Digital Revenue Up 40 Percent, No Thanks to Facebook

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Electronic Arts is starting to see digital revenues ramp, but not from the Facebook platform. In the second quarter, the company said digital revenues totaled $324 million, up from $234 million in the year-ago period. The increase was fueled by downloadable content for consoles and mobile games, but probably not...
Electronic Arts Digital Revenue Up 40 Percent, No Thanks to Facebook

Xbox 360 wins holiday season in U.S., marks two straight years atop market

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The Xbox 360 is champ once again. Microsoft’s console was the best-selling console in the United States last month, marking 24 consecutive months atop the video game market. NPD research firm released its monthly December’s statistics and the Xbox 360 sold 1.4 million units last month. Even though that led...
Xbox 360 wins holiday season in U.S., marks two straight years atop market
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Good Deal: big-name iOS apps and games on sale for Memorial Day weekend

iOS Games & Apps on sale for Memorial Day!

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From 9to5toys:  Many iOS game and app developers are slashing prices of their most popular titles to celebrate Memorial Day this weekend.  We will continue to update this post as we find more great deals for you. Universal Apps (iPad, iPhone, iPad) Grand Theft Auto 3 for iPad, iPhone, iPod,...
iOS Games & Apps on sale for Memorial Day!

Haze, Adventure Time, The Amazing Spider-Man and more on this week's top paid app charts

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Game publisher Electronics Arts dropped the price on many of its mobile titles for the Presidents Day holiday, resulting in its racer Need for Speed Most Wanted driving up the charts to the No. 5 spot on the top paid iPhone apps chart and No. 8 spot on the top...
Haze, Adventure Time, The Amazing Spider-Man and more on this week's top paid app charts
Call of Duty: Black Ops II beats Halo 4 in NPD's dismal November game sales list

From 9to5toys: EA Mobile Up to 80% off iPhone & iPad Games

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From 9to5toys: EA Mobile gaming is taking up to 80% off some of their hottest iOS titles to celebrate their “back to school” promotion. Use the direct download links below to cash in on the savings before they disappear. iPhone Real Racing 2, regular $4.99 now only $1.99 Launch Center Pro,...
From 9to5toys: EA Mobile Up to 80% off iPhone & iPad Games

Activision, Warner Brothers, Electronic Arts and more on this week's top paid iOS app charts

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It’s a good week for big publishers on iOS. Activision conquered the top of the paid iOS app charts this week, taking the No. 1 spot on both iPad and iPhone with Wipeout, a game based on ABC’s television show. Warner Brothers’ also had an impressive debut this week with Bastion, which was...
Activision, Warner Brothers, Electronic Arts and more on this week's top paid iOS app charts

Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

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The Nintendo Wii U launches on November 18 with the support of 23 games. Nintendo stated previously that there would be 50 available before March 31, so, relatively so, the Wii U is launching with a strong amount of games including New Super Mario Bros U, Call of Duty: Black...
Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

Zynga, Electronic Arts Both Shutting Down Games on Facebook

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As part of a previously announced slate of cost-cutting measures in October, Zynga has begun to sunset some of its least popular games. But it’s not the only one. The social games maker, which started losing ground earlier last year, had previously earmarked 13 undisclosed games for closure. Last week, TechCrunch...
Zynga, Electronic Arts Both Shutting Down Games on Facebook

iOS App & Game Deals for Labor Day Weekend (Most EA Titles 99 cents)

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From 9to5Toys.com: Many iOS devs are slashing the prices on some of their hottest iOS titles to celebrate Labor Day Weekend.  These are some of the lowest prices we’ve seen for major iOS gaming titles. Use the direct download links below to cash in on the savings before they disappear....
iOS App & Game Deals for Labor Day Weekend (Most EA Titles 99 cents)
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Microsoft patent application gives us hope for head-mounted successor to Virtual Boy

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Patent applications are full of hope and broken dreams, as it's far too easy to let a rampant imagination read beyond the layers of patent-attorney penned boilerplate. In the realm of the realistic, this application from Microsoft concerns a head-mounted display with a narrow-beam laser packing two dilation optics...
Microsoft patent application gives us hope for head-mounted successor to Virtual Boy
Nintendo Wii U to launch with 23 games on November 18th

Sony Puffs Up Its Gaming Cloud, Buys Gaikai For $380M. OnLive Next In Line For A Buyer?

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Some more consolidation in cloud-based gaming services: Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that it will pay $380 million to acquire Gaikai, the California-based provider of a platform that currently delivers some 40 games, including Mass Effect, the Sims, and Fifa Soccer, as cloud-based services to a variety of devices, without...
Sony Puffs Up Its Gaming Cloud, Buys Gaikai For $380M. OnLive Next In Line For A Buyer?

The Amazing Spider-Man, Downhill Supreme, Sonic The Hedgehog and more on this week's top paid apps charts

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Price really does matter to a lot of consumers as a barrier to entry when purchasing mobile games. French developer Gameloft’s action title The Amazing Spider-Man slung up the top paid iOS apps charts — No. 5 spot for iPad and No. 8 spot for iPhone — after the cost of the...
The Amazing Spider-Man, Downhill Supreme, Sonic The Hedgehog and more on this week's top paid apps charts

The Simpsons, Airport City, Bike Race Free and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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An update to Electronic Arts’ The Simpsons: Tapped Out added Treehouse of Horror content, pushing the game to the No. 1 spot on both the iPhone and iPad top grossing apps lists. Other than that, there wasn’t much movement on both the iPhone and iPad lists, with the usual suspects...
The Simpsons, Airport City, Bike Race Free and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

FIFA 13, Hay Day, Tiny Monsters and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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Electronic Art’s FIFA 13  sky rocketed to the No. 7 spot on the top grossing iPhone apps list after only being out for one day. An update on Sept. 20 to developer Supercell’s farm manager Hay Day barely bumped the app into the top 25 for iPhone at the No. 24...
FIFA 13, Hay Day, Tiny Monsters and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

Bad Piggies, DoubleDown Casino, OfficeSuite Pro 6 and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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Bad Piggies debuted at the No. 4 slot on the top grossing iPhone and iPad apps lists this week as well as ranking No. 1 yesterday on the top paid iPhone and iPad apps lists. Other than that, the only other app to note is TeamLava’s Bubble Mania returning to the...
Bad Piggies, DoubleDown Casino, OfficeSuite Pro 6 and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

FBI-Created 'Terrorist Plot' Fails To Produce A Single Terrorist -- But Does Plenty Of Damage To Individual Liberties

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As the FBI continues its perfect streak of successfully thwarting every terrorist plan it has conceived and put in motion itself (a few of which have been covered here), details of an unintentionally hilarious (and particularly horrendous) "terrorist plot" conjured up back in 2006 have emerged, thanks to an NPR...
FBI-Created 'Terrorist Plot' Fails To Produce A Single Terrorist -- But Does Plenty Of Damage To Individual Liberties

Looking at Wii U's "launch window" game lineup

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One of only two titles confirmed to be available on the Wii U's November 18 launch, so far... Nintendo Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime would only confirm two titles that would definitely be ready when the Wii U launches in North America November 18—"deluxe edition" pack-in NintendoLand and...
Looking at Wii U's "launch window" game lineup

More executive shuffling at EA with departure of CFO Eric Brown

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Electronic Arts’ chief financial officer has resigned. According to EA’s most recent SEC filing, Brown tendered his resignation on Feb. 3 and his last day will be Feb. 17. Ken Barker, EA’s chief officer of accounting will serve as interim chief financial officer until EA selects a replacement. Brown has...
More executive shuffling at EA with departure of CFO Eric Brown

Apps and updates: Modern Combat 3 slashes price, Gabi launches, OmniPlan fixes bugs, and FIFA goes Retina

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FIFA for iPad FIFA for iPad Disney for iPhone Disney for iPhone MC3 for iOS MC3 for iOS Gabi for iPhone Gabi for iPhone Nike+ for iPhone Nike+ for iPhone OmniPlan for iPad OmniPlan for iPad Flipboard for iOS Flipboard for iOS A slew of popular apps updated, launched,...
Apps and updates: Modern Combat 3 slashes price, Gabi launches, OmniPlan fixes bugs, and FIFA goes Retina

These are the 23 games launching with the Wii U on November 18

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Nintendo's nailing down a specific date for nearly half of its Wii U "launch window" lineup, and it's the same day that the console arrives in North America: November 18. 23 games will land at retail alongside the Wii U this November, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 2,...
These are the 23 games launching with the Wii U on November 18
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