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Sony confirms Xperia Play will remain on Gingerbread due to gaming issues
Inside IllumiRoom: Microsoft's world-expanding Xbox projector is 'just research' for now
After dropping gaming shows, G4 to become the Esquire Channel

Would Apple want to run your whole living room?

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R2 Android app On Thursday a consumer company that very few people have heard of cropped up as a potential acquisition for three of the biggest tech companies. Id8 Group R2 Studios is said to be in discussions with Apple,, Google and Microsoft, according to the Wall Street Journal‘s sources....
Would Apple want to run your whole living room?

Yer A Wizard, Sony: PlayStation Introduces Wonderbook, The AR Ebook For Kids Complete With Harry Potter Content

techcrunch.com
Although the vast majority of Sony gaming content is focused on adult/teen titles, a new title called Wonderbook is particularly interesting. Using an augmented-reality book, kids can turn pages and watch themselves and the book animated on the screen. They’re creating educational and gaming content, including unique science and history...
Yer A Wizard, Sony: PlayStation Introduces Wonderbook, The AR Ebook For Kids Complete With Harry Potter Content
Google celebrates Google Play's first birthday with deals on music, movies, TV shows, books, magazines, and exclusive gaming gifts

Sony Xperia Tablet S hands-on

www.engadget.com
Sony officially launched its new tablet here at IFA -- and it's keeping that folded-over profile. Happily running Android ICS, we've just spend some time with the Xperia Tablet S here in Berlin and it's looking like Sony wants this to be the center of your media-consuming world. The...
Sony Xperia Tablet S hands-on

Wikipad gaming tablet arrives at GameStop on October 31st for $499

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People who enjoy gaming on tablets but hate not having any analog sticks or physical buttons are in for a treat. GameStop (GME) announced on Friday its plans to release the Wikipad, a tablet that comes with an “attachable console-quality gamepad controller.” The Wikipad will be sold at GameStop...
Wikipad gaming tablet arrives at GameStop on October 31st for $499

MLG's esports events now attract more young male viewers than the Rose Bowl

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Competitive gaming, often referred to as esports, has been on a tear in the last year. Long a sideshow, two blockbuster titles, Starcraft 2 and League of Legends, each of which sport a rapid fanbase and a harshly competitive upper talent echelon, have grown esports into an industry. Even more, powerful and...
MLG's esports events now attract more young male viewers than the Rose Bowl
Android game tablet Wikipad to debut in GameStop stores on Oct. 31
Wiki Wiki What? Wikia raises $11M to help people create, collaborate, and be original
PlayStation Suite: devices, development, and more

Wikipad CEO James Bower defends his gaming tablet's $500 pricing, why one device beats two

www.engadget.com
No matter which way you cut it, the Android-based Wikipad gaming tablet -- dubbed as much despite not having any connection to Wikipedia -- is unusually expensive. As a 10.1-inch Android tablet, it's comparably priced with the leaders of the market (of the Apple and Samsung variety). The obvious...
Wikipad CEO James Bower defends his gaming tablet's $500 pricing, why one device beats two

Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

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Sony’s decision on Monday to purchase cloud-streaming game provider Gaikai for a cool $380 million could completely reshape the way Sony interacts with the lucrative gaming market. Gaikai likes to describe itself as Netflix for gaming, and that’s as good a descriptor for the Orange County, Calif.-based company as any....
Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

As DailyMotion and YouTube turn up the pressure, Twitch looks to retain livestreaming ascendance

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When Twitch, then Twitch.tv, launched as a fork of the Justin.tv livestreaming service focused on gamers, TNW took notice. Esports, competetive gaming, was heating up following the launch of Starcraft 2, and livestreaming was a key piece of the technology stack its growth depended on. Twitch, like esports as a...
As DailyMotion and YouTube turn up the pressure, Twitch looks to retain livestreaming ascendance
Sony details different 'cross-play' promotions for PS Vita launch titles

The DeanBeat: The iPad mini brings out the imagination of game developers

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We wrote earlier this week about the iPad mini‘s expected impact on gaming, and from the many responses to our articles, one thing became clear: Apple has once again fired up the imaginations of developers to create new kinds of gaming content. The company has already (perhaps unintentionally) disrupted...
The DeanBeat: The iPad mini brings out the imagination of game developers
Xbox Owns the Living Room: Improved Voice Control, Streaming Music, and Tons of New Non-Gaming Content

PlayStation Mobile adds new hardware partners, still aims to take on iOS, Android game development

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Can Sony reinvent the concept and flexibility of their mobile gaming content? PlayStation Mobile still promises to loosen up the PlayStation brand with added partnerships with Asus and Wikipad, but it isn't a wide-open platform yet. [Read more]...
PlayStation Mobile adds new hardware partners, still aims to take on iOS, Android game development

Valve confirms plans to expand Steam content beyond games

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Valve is set to open its Steam store up for non-gaming content. The formal announcement confirms speculation that was fueled last month through the company's mobile apps, which would see Steam gain categories for various productivity and creativity genres. The first non-gaming titles are slated to begin digital distribution on...
Valve confirms plans to expand Steam content beyond games

Adobe allies with Unity for Flash Player 11.2 release, introduces premium APIs

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Adobe announced Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2 versions today along with a set of premium APIs for PC and mobile games. The software giant is also collaborating with Unity to create a unified workflow that can deliver Unity games via Flash. The premium APIs are a combination of the...
Adobe allies with Unity for Flash Player 11.2 release, introduces premium APIs

Playing to the Crowd: Gamecasting Goes Mainstream

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Ever since the first Pong arcade cabinet was installed in a dive bar in Sunnyvale, Calif., video games have been social. But now they’re catching up to the social Web, with an assist from some video-oriented sites and apps. People today watch online gaming videos for two main reasons: To...
Playing to the Crowd: Gamecasting Goes Mainstream

BSkyB and BT force Virgin Media to drop unlimited broadband claim

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Advertising Standards Authority rules claim misleading, given heavy users' download speeds can be cut by up to 50%BSkyB and BT have successfully teamed up to force rival Virgin Media to drop its claim that its broadband is "unlimited", after the advertising watchdog found that heavy users could find their download...
BSkyB and BT force Virgin Media to drop unlimited broadband claim

Explosive: Major League Gaming grows its online viewership by 334% to 11.7 million in 2012

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Major League Gaming (MLG) is a firm that TNW has had its eyes fixed on for some time now, as the gaming and tournament powerhouse has made continued bets on professional video gaming that most years past would have dismissed. However, instead of building a niche business with a few...
Explosive: Major League Gaming grows its online viewership by 334% to 11.7 million in 2012

PS3 system software gets updated to version 4.10

www.electronista.com
Sony has released its latest firmware update for the PS3 taking it to version 4.10. The new update is referred to as being minor, but brings with a change in the Terms of Service following the PlayStation Network (PSN) being folded into Sonyís larger Sony Entertainment Network. The move continues...
PS3 system software gets updated to version 4.10
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