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Xbox One Makes The Console Gaming Experience Less Lonely

MIT develops holographic, glasses-free 3D TV

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The masterful engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are busy working on a type of 3D display capable of presenting that elusive third dimension without any eye gear. We say “elusive” because what you’ve been presented at your local cinema (with 3D glasses) or on your Nintendo 3DS...
MIT develops holographic, glasses-free 3D TV
Sorry to say it, but keyboard and mouse are losing the FPS market

How staying out of the light actually helped The Darkness II

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The Darkness II is a great first-person-shooter from Digital Extremes, but it almost got buried in the holiday gaming season....
How staying out of the light actually helped The Darkness II

Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

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This is about to ruin any hopes you had of a productive day. Bombermine, an unofficial version of SNES throwback, Super Bomberman, is a web-based gift that lets you face-off against up to 1,000 players in a single game. Borrowing the same scoresheet setup of a first-person shooter, you'll...
Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

Game of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

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The Seattle region may be known for operating systems, airplanes and coffee, but video games play a huge role in the technology scene, and today we’re pleased to present a new GeekWire Awards category that recognizes this important field. Below you’ll find the five finalists for Game of the Year...
Game of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

Apps Rush: N.O.V.A. 3, CoPilot GPS, Damien Hirst, Tap Dragon Park, CloudOn, TVcheck and more

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What's new on the app stores on Thursday 10 May 2012A selection of 19 new and notable apps for you today:N.O.V.A. 3Gameloft's N.O.V.A. series started as a homage to Xbox's Halo franchise. Now in its third incarnation, the graphics have been pumped up even more for its first-person shooter action,...
Apps Rush: N.O.V.A. 3, CoPilot GPS, Damien Hirst, Tap Dragon Park, CloudOn, TVcheck and more

E3 2013: PS4 games hands-on

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We test Killzone: Shadow Fall, Driveclub, Knack and InFamous: Second Son - and explore the Dual Shock 4 controllerSlick presentations are all very well, but can hide a multitude of sins - there's no substitute for getting your hands on a game in order to gauge its merits. Currently, exact...
E3 2013: PS4 games hands-on
2D platformers: a game programmer's guide
Play this: 'Borderlands' gets remade into 'Smash TV'-style arcade shooter
New era for Bungie: First glimpse of Destiny, the next big thing from Halo's creator
How Gears of War toys are being marketed to children
Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew developer defends his promotional iOS game

Wolfenstein 3D: 20 this year and free online

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To celebrate two decades of zombie Nazi chaos, the Id classic is now a free browser gameOh hell, can it really be 20 years? Twenty years since Id Software effectively kickstarted the first-person shooter genre? Yes it can, because, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Wolfenstein 3D, Bethesda has made...
Wolfenstein 3D: 20 this year and free online

Medal of Honor: Warfighter - preview

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The latest instalment of the series includes every ingredient that has made the first-person shooter such a colossal success, even if that does leave it feeling strangely genericThere is a formula for the modern multiplayer first-person shooter that has very nearly been perfected. Key to this formula is the concept...
Medal of Honor: Warfighter - preview

Oculus Rift Virtual-Reality Headset Puts You Right in the Game

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Five days at CES can make anyone feel like they’re stuck in some sort of alternate reality. The Oculus Rift gaming headset actually transports you into that world. The headset, created by Palmer Luckey, has built-in virtual reality technology that, along with custom-made game software being played on another screen,...
Oculus Rift Virtual-Reality Headset Puts You Right in the Game
Xbox One mech-shooter 'TitanFall' leaked, reveals next-gen cloud gaming details
Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon comes to Facebook [video]
Sony closes PS4 event with a trailer for Bungie's Destiny

This week's games news

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Destiny | Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires | Transport Simulator | Skyrim PS3 DLC: Dragonborn, Hearthfire and DawnguardReading this on mobile? Click here to viewBungie, creator and former developer of the Halo series, has announced its new game, Destiny, which it describes as a "shared-world shooter". Which means that while it...
This week's games news
EA has a lot riding on Battlefield 4, and it is stepping up its investment in a big way
Good Deal: 'Bioshock Infinite' PC download for $27.99

With New Service, Any Device Could Run Almost Any Program From Anywhere

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In the near future, the only difference between a smartphone, tablet, and a laptop will be the size of the screen. Hardcore gamers could play 3D intensive games in a smartphone, and Michael Bay could render “Transformers 4″ from his iPad. Otoy, an LA-based software company, has discovered a way...
With New Service, Any Device Could Run Almost Any Program From Anywhere

Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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When Halo creator Bungie managed to steal away from Microsoft back in 2007, Master Chief's forefathers were afforded a few years to go dark and head down on a brand new gaming universe. Today, Bungie and its new benefactor, Activision, revealed that new franchise as "Destiny," an online-required persistent...
Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

Soul Calibur 5 review: Yup, soul still burning

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Soul Calibur 5 enters a fight scene currently benefitting from a welcome resurgence. If 2011 was the year of the first-person shooter, then 2012 is the year of the beat-em-up, in a year that will also see new Street Fighter, Tekken and Dead or Alive games hit the shelves. As...
Soul Calibur 5 review: Yup, soul still burning

It's Time To Admit It: The iPad Actually Is A Serious Gaming Device (AAPL, MSFT, SNE)

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Tim Cook irked a lot of hardcore gamers when he proclaimed iPad owners considered their tablet to be their favorite gaming device. CNET's Jeff Bakalar rightly chastised Apple's marketing spin: ...it downplays your intelligence as a consumer, leading you to believe that a new iPad is capable of delivering an...
It's Time To Admit It: The iPad Actually Is A Serious Gaming Device (AAPL, MSFT, SNE)
BioShock Infinite's a fascinating "what if" tale of American conservatism with a few minor flaws (review)
Violent video games are not to blame: Why I'd cancel my membership to the NRA

Don't Tech Nerds Read Ray Bradbury Any More?

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This is how it starts, guys. (Photo: screencap) Coming soon to a CES writeup near you: Microsoft is twerking that Kinect technology just as fast as it can, creating all kinds of weird futuristic use cases to help separate you from your hard-earned dollars. Fast Company reports that Microsoft Research has...
Don't Tech Nerds Read Ray Bradbury Any More?

King to launch Pet Rescue Saga on Mobile this summer; now has more than 70M DAU

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The London-based game studio behind Candy Crush Saga today announced that it’s launching Pet Rescue Saga on iOS and Android early this summer, while also revealing that it has more than 70 million daily active users (DAU) across all platforms — mobile, Facebook and web. Pet Rescue Saga, which first...
King to launch Pet Rescue Saga on Mobile this summer; now has more than 70M DAU
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