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Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

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Most of the initial buzz surrounding Apple's announcement on Thursday of its new operating system, iPhone OS 4, centered on the support for multitasking. While this feature has been long anticipated by users and developers alike, another important but less discussed aspect of the update involves Apple's Game Center -...
Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

From Shawn Kemp to Edgar Martinez: Favorite phones and apps of Seattle's sports stars

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In between Washington’s most well-known sports stars from past and present, there was one geek running around Benaroya Hall Friday night asking questions completely unrelated to the Sonics, Seahawks or Sounders. I was lucky enough to attend the annual Sports Star of the Year in downtown Seattle and took...
From Shawn Kemp to Edgar Martinez: Favorite phones and apps of Seattle's sports stars
Applifier Extends Its Gaming Network with On-Device Recording for iPhone Games

Shared the page "Steve Wiebe to Chase Donkey Kong High Score at GDC | GameLife | Wired.com" Steve Wiebe (pictured) will shoot for the Donkey Kong high score next week at the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco. Gamasutra reports that

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Shared the page "Steve Wiebe to Chase Donkey Kong High Score at GDC | GameLife | Wired.com" Steve Wiebe (pictured) will shoot for the Donkey Kong high score next week at the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco. Gamasutra reports that

Kamcord Gets Backing from Top Investors to Record Mobile Game Play

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Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures and Tencent are just three of the investors backing a small San Francisco start-up called Kamcord, which is enabling gamers to record their play on mobile and share it to social networks. Wikipedia The interest in the six-person company shows how significant recording game play has...
Kamcord Gets Backing from Top Investors to Record Mobile Game Play

Devs can now use own currency in Nextpeer's social casino-style contests

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Nextpeer, the Israeli startup that offers developers a simple way to add social features like winner-takes-all contests to their iOS games, now allows developers to use the native currency of their games for its services. The service, which came out of beta late last year, gives developers a way to...
Devs can now use own currency in Nextpeer's social casino-style contests

Apple is 'Head and Shoulders' Above Phone Rivals in Satisfaction Survey

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Apple debuted in the top spot among mobile phone makers in a national customer-satisfaction survey, receiving a record-high score for the category....
Apple is 'Head and Shoulders' Above Phone Rivals in Satisfaction Survey

How to own someone at Scramble With Friends

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Thought you ruled the roost at Scramble With Friends? Wait until you see some seriously fast fingers redefine the concept of a high score. [Read more]...
How to own someone at Scramble With Friends

Holy Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Tetris ported to a jack-o'-lantern (video)

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What happens when you gut a pumpkin and replace its insides with heat-shrink tubing, solder, 128 LEDs, eight AA batteries, an Arduino board and clever programming? You get what self-proclaimed tinkerer Nathan Pryor calls "Pumpktris." Over the years we've seen the classic puzzle game Tetris ported to some amazing...
Holy Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Tetris ported to a jack-o'-lantern (video)

The $99 box that wants to crush the Xbox

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The designers of the Ouya game console set out to raise $900,000 on Kickstarter. Instead they brought in over $8 million -- and became the most talked about device maker in tech. By Peter Suciu, contributor FORTUNE -- It could be the ultimate high score. Hardware start-up Ouya began a...
The $99 box that wants to crush the Xbox

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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This week we have an educational atlas app for kids, an excellent updated Amtrak app, a better way to take notes, and many more. Keep reading more apps are this way.World Atlas Here's a cool interactive atlas that will have kids exploring and learning about the world. Get your younger...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

Brian Fargo’s Wasteland 2 game Kickstarter campaign raises $502,000-plus in a day

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Double Fine Productions ended its Kickstarter campaign today, raising $3.3 million from more than 87,000 donors. But gamers can keep on giving. Brian Fargo, chief executive of InXile Entertainment and a veteran game-maker, has raised more than $502,000 from 8,000-plus donors in a campaign to raise money for Wasteland 2 on...
Brian Fargo’s Wasteland 2 game Kickstarter campaign raises $502,000-plus in a day

Coffee Table Is a Giant SNES Controller, Doesn't Make Beating Megaman Any Easier

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One geeky furniture builder achieves a new high score with this awesome table that resembles a giant wooden Super Nintendo controller. Oh, and it totally works!...
Coffee Table Is a Giant SNES Controller, Doesn't Make Beating Megaman Any Easier

Take An Early Look At Routehappy, The Travel Site That Highlights The Flights You'll Actually Enjoy

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Routehappy is about to launch a new way for travelers to search for flights — and TechCrunch readers can actually take a look now. The idea, as explained to me by co-founder and CEO Robert Albert, is to move beyond the focus on price and schedule that you find every...
Take An Early Look At Routehappy, The Travel Site That Highlights The Flights You'll Actually Enjoy

Data suggests iOS may be the most popular gaming platform of all time

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The iPhone makes it easy to get in a quick game while waiting for dinner to be served. Danilo With an overwhelming advantage in sales numbers, Apple's iOS platform appears to be the world's most popular platform for playing games. And judging by the growth of the number of...
Data suggests iOS may be the most popular gaming platform of all time

20 best Android apps this week

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Angry Birds Friends, Bejeweled Blitz, Zeebox, Tech, AVG Memory & Cache Cleaner, Sherpa Beta, Loss of the Night, Punch Quest, Dextr and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.It covers apps and games, with the prices referring to the initial...
20 best Android apps this week
'Chasing Aurora' teaser trailer shows how beautiful flight can be
An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio's Next Hit

NYPD Snaps Photos of Unattended Electronics to Shame Owners Into Being More Careful

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Gone. (Photo: Flickr) Leaving iPads, iPhones, and other expensive iDevices in unattended vehicles is like presenting robbers with a big bow and note exclaiming “Please have me!” So, in an effort to crack down on a rash of car burglaries plaguing parts of Brooklyn, the police are going to shame...
NYPD Snaps Photos of Unattended Electronics to Shame Owners Into Being More Careful
Amazon's 'Betas': The Show That Could Be A 'Cheers' For Silicon Valley

Facebook puts social game score stories in News Feed; module asks users to ‘play it again’

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Facebook users will now see their friends’ scores and achievements in social games through three new News Feed story types: achievement stories, high score stories and passing stories, the company announced in a blog post. Another unannounced item, “Play It Again,” encourages users to go back to games they’ve already...
Facebook puts social game score stories in News Feed; module asks users to ‘play it again’

Activision's New High Score Includes Record Revenues and Profits in Q3

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Activision said it achieved record revenues in the third quarter, reporting $841 million, up from $754 million in the same period a year earlier. The videogame-maker also delivered record earnings per share of 20 cents, as compared to the third quarter a year earlier. The results easily beat the Santa Monica,...
Activision's New High Score Includes Record Revenues and Profits in Q3
Facebook games now playing in News Feed and Timeline

GeekWire Radio: Inside the world of pinball, from competitions to collecting

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We get to explore one of our favorite activities on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, talking in the studio with a pinball competitor and a pinball collector representing the upcoming Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show in Seattle. Dan Halligan and Linda Nasfell. (Erynn Rose photo) Joining us...
GeekWire Radio: Inside the world of pinball, from competitions to collecting

RT @lateaserikard: Just scored 166,100 on Bejeweled Twist! What's your high score? http://www.worldwinner.com/cgi/welcome/21ufm

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RT @lateaserikard: Just scored 166,100 on Bejeweled Twist! What's your high score? http://www.worldwinner.com/cgi/welcome/21ufm

New high score: How the NYT created its “stupid game”

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When Jon Huang was younger he was the type of kid who spent his time making mods for Duke Nukem 3D. So it makes a kind of sense he’s now turned The New York Times into its own kind of shoot ‘em up. Huang was the multimedia producer behind...
New high score: How the NYT created its “stupid game”

robsheridan: More great marketing for Disney's Wreck-It Ralph...

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robsheridan: More great marketing for Disney's Wreck-It Ralph movie - a faux-80s commercial for the film's fictional arcade game, "Fix-It Felix Jr." I'm a sucker for this stuff - I hope the movie lives up to its fantastic premise. If you have an iOS device, be sure to check out...
robsheridan: More great marketing for Disney's Wreck-It Ralph...

Man Spends 2,200 Hours Defeating Bejeweled 2

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An anonymous reader writes "A California steel contractor spent 2,200 total hours over the last three years racking up a high score in Bejeweled 2. He exceeded the 2^31-1 maximum score programmed for the score display, proving that there is, in fact, an end to the game. I suppose congratulations...
Man Spends 2,200 Hours Defeating Bejeweled 2
Beintoo Raises $2M to Reward Mobile Gaming Addicts

Amazon Launches A Clone Of Apple's Game Center For The Kindle Fire (AAPL, AMZN)

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Apple's Game Center is a way for friends to compare scores, track achievements. and challenge each other to their favorite games online. Now Amazon is introducing GameCircle, its own take on a social gaming network. Kindle Fire users will have access to similar functionality seen in Game Center, with high...
Amazon Launches A Clone Of Apple's Game Center For The Kindle Fire (AAPL, AMZN)
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