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Goodbye Cruel World: You Can Now Order Pizza Hut From Your Xbox

Hands-on with the smaller, less expensive 7-inch Wikipad (video)

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When the Wikipad went from 10.1-inches to just 7-inches earlier this year, subsequently cutting its price in half alongside the size reduction, the gaming-centric Android tablet went from riskily priced potential failure to affordable item of interest in one swift move. $500 for a 10.1-inch tablet with a proprietary...
Hands-on with the smaller, less expensive 7-inch Wikipad (video)

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

Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

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Many casual Web or Flash games would do well to implement gamepad controls. Platformers and bullet-hell titles are a perfect example. Sure, you can get by with WASD and the space bar, but it's not 1992 anymore. You shouldn't be forced to just get by when you've got that shiny,...
Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard
Mozilla Devs Are Working To Optimize Firefox For The OUYA Android Game Console
Nvidia's Project Shield: Hands-on demo with the hot portable gaming system of CES (video)

Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

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The people have spoken. And they want their Ouya. The new video game console company, Ouya, has raised more than $5 million in a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in just seven days, with 22 more full days to go in the solicitation. “We’re inching toward 40,000 backers and that’s exciting...
Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)
iPhone5mod launches magnetic hybrid game controller/keyboard for iPhone 5

Xbox Kinect: Microsoft's Key To The Living Room?

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It's official. Long after the XBox 360 is relegated to scrap heaps and Gamestop bargain bins, the Microsoft Kinect - the XBox peripheral that lets you control the action with body movements alone - will be going strong. A Mediocre Game Controller To tell the truth, the Kinect is a...
Xbox Kinect: Microsoft's Key To The Living Room?
Kickstarter roundup: LUMOback, GameDock, Hone, Ringbow, MagSkin, more
With The Game D, Techdy Hopes To Fund And Build An Open-Source Game Controller Case For iPad Mini

Nvidia's got game with Shield, a Tegra 4 Android gaming console

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On Sunday at the International Consumer Electronics Show, Nvidia debuted its next generation chip, the Tegra 4. The new silicon contains six times more graphics cores and uses a more advanced architecture than its predecessor. Tegra 4′s introduction wasn’t unexpected, but Shield, an Android game console built around the Tegra...
Nvidia's got game with Shield, a Tegra 4 Android gaming console
Apple rumor roundup: 'Earpod' headphones, 'Lightning' dock connector, iTunes 11 and more
PhoneJoy's New Play GamePad Is A Universal Smartphone Game Controller That Hugs Your Gadget
Valve fires Jeri Ellsworth, who was developing Steam Box game controllers
Exent launches Android game subscription service for TVs (exclusive)

Xbox Live launches app for Pizza Hut food delivery

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A new Microsoft Xbox Live app, scheduled to launch on April 23, will allow users of the gaming and media service to order Pizza Hut products directly from the Xbox 360 console. The new app gives customers access to the restaurant's entire menu, and features full Kinect integration in addition...
Xbox Live launches app for Pizza Hut food delivery
Where did my head go? Hands-on with Ubisoft's free-to-play fighting game Spartacus Legends
Wii U GamePad controller hands-on

GameKeyboard 2.0 requires root, maps Xperia Play gamepad to all Android games (video)

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Upon its debut, the Xperia Play suffered from a lack of game titles that were compatible with its unique built-in gamepad. While the selection has improved considerably since its inception, the question remains: wouldn't it be nice if the handset supported any Android game you threw at it? Wonder...
GameKeyboard 2.0 requires root, maps Xperia Play gamepad to all Android games (video)
Nvidia unveils Project Shield, an awesome mobile game console
Sony launches web store for Entertainment Network games, movies, and TV shows

After 10M Downloads, BlueStacks Takes On Ouya With Game Console And $6.99 All-You-Can-Play Service

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BlueStacks, the startup known for bringing Android apps to PCs and Macs, has been growing like a weed. Last week, the company announced that it had passed the 10 million user milestone, nearly half of which were added in the first quarter of this year. Today, hot on the heels...
After 10M Downloads, BlueStacks Takes On Ouya With Game Console And $6.99 All-You-Can-Play Service

What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. Two years ago I was very excited by the possibilities of the Wii U. I instantly fell in love...
What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

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Green Throttle Games, a game controller company started by the co-creator of Guitar Hero, has raised $6 million from venture capital firms Trinity Ventures and DCM. At Green Throttle Games, Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang is creating a new virtual game console for the television based on mobile phones and...
Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

Apple to Announce 1Q 2013 Earnings on January 23

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Apple today updated its investor relations page to note that it will announce its earnings for the first fiscal quarter (fourth calendar quarter) of 2013 on Wednesday, January 23. The earnings release typically occurs just after 4:30 PM Eastern Time following the close of regular stock trading, and the conference...
Apple to Announce 1Q 2013 Earnings on January 23

Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

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It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced its SmartGlass second-screen app, which gives users better control of their viewing experience by connecting the Xbox game console with mobile and tablet devices. Now the company is trying to use the experience to court sports fans, with updates for its ESPN and...
Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

Do you think consoles in general are doomed, then? Serious question. I don't play games much so I don't really have a horse in this race. I think asking Nintendo to make games for iOS - a platform that doesn't have any traditional game controls to speak o

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Not necessarily. But I think the market for gaming-only consoles has peaked. That's why it's smart for Xbox and Playstation to focus more on all forms of entertainment in the living room.  Console gaming will long have its die-hards. But casual gamers already far outnumber them. I think focusing on...
Do you think consoles in general are doomed, then? Serious question. I don't play games much so I don't really have a horse in this race. I think asking Nintendo to make games for iOS - a platform that doesn't have any traditional game controls to speak o

Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking

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The small tablet that comes with Nintendo’s Wii U, used as a game controller or to change the TV station and watch videos, is the most obvious distinguishing feature of the new game console. But in an interview, Nintendo North American President Reggie Fils-Aime said he believes the Miiverse, the...
Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking
Nintendo's Scott Moffitt dishes on the Wii U's $299 price, living room strategy, and more (interview)
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