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'Sportsfriends' indie game bundle reaches Kickstarter goal in final hours
World Science Fest hosting 'JS Joust,' 'Space Cruiser,' and more life-size games this weekend
On The Verge, Episode 005: Tony Fadell and Chris Grant

Computer Chess - first look review

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Andrew Bujalski's funny, monochrome tale of the shabby beginnings of digital technology, shown at the Berlin film festival, is uniqueAnyone disappointed by the authenticity of the Steve Jobs biopic really ought to take a look at this rather brilliantly conceived study of a (fictional) computer v computer chess tournament in...
Computer Chess - first look review

Tiny Games and the idea of facilitation

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London developer Hide&Seek has come up with a fascinating new concept that merges smartphone entertainment with parlour games - and it has things to say about the nature of video game designThere is an increasingly valid question emerging from the more experimental fringes of the interactive entertainment sector: what exactly...
Tiny Games and the idea of facilitation
Play this: 'Ludwig Von Beatdown' brings the joy of 'Johann Sebastian Joust' to your browser

Poker pro Phil Gordon lands cash for online gaming tourneys, nabs former Zynga and Netscape execs

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Phil Gordon As a professional poker player with career winnings of $3.5 million, Phil Gordon usually is the guy making big bets. But the 41-year-old Gordon — a computer scientist and former Netsys exec — just had some folks make a nice-sized gamble on him. Gordon’s new company, Newport, Washington-based Jawfish...
Poker pro Phil Gordon lands cash for online gaming tourneys, nabs former Zynga and Netscape execs

Free Game Friday: Minimalism in Games

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Since most free games are (usually) made by small teams on shorter timelines, they have to scale down their games in comparison to AAA titles with budgets in the tens of millions and hundreds on staff. Scaling down doesn't always have to be a bad thing, though; sometimes whittling...
Free Game Friday: Minimalism in Games

Friday game event round-up

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The latest selection of game festivals, conferences and occasions taking place around Great BritainWith autumn drawing in, it's time to forget about those long sunny days spent drowsing in the park (though if you did that, you clearly weren't in Britain at the time) and start thinking about video games...
Friday game event round-up
Justin Bieber winning joust with Joustin' Beaver game creator

I was eaten by zombies: an insider's guide to live action gaming

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Live action gaming is attracting more and more participants, many are looking to enact their favourite games for realI died for the first time in my friend's kitchen at university. Armed only with a six-shot revolver, I ran down the stairs of their student house away from two zombies only...
I was eaten by zombies: an insider's guide to live action gaming

Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

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Remember Altered Beast? One advantage of playing video games in 2012 is that users can take their pick across genre, platform (hear our recent podcast on PCs versus consoles), solo games, MMOs, and more. With many decades of games behind them, players can now also select games based on era....
Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

Emerging top paid iOS apps: Photoshop Touch, Draw Something and Munch Time

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This week games and art applications dominated the paid app charts. OMGPOP led the paid iPhone charts with the add-free version of its social drawing game, Draw Something, but the 10-in-one arcade collection Midway Arcade also made a strong debut this week, taking the No. 3 spot on the iPhone...
Emerging top paid iOS apps: Photoshop Touch, Draw Something and Munch Time

Maybe You'll Get the Pay TV You Want, After All: Cablevision Sues Viacom to Break Up the Bundle

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Pay TV has a simple model: If you want to watch one channel, you have to pay for dozens — or hundreds — of others, whether you watch them or not. That model drives lots of consumers nuts, but it has looked very, very hard to dislodge. Now one cable...
Maybe You'll Get the Pay TV You Want, After All: Cablevision Sues Viacom to Break Up the Bundle
Folk Lore: How Johann Sebastian Joust is defining a new gaming genre

Midway Arcade classics including 'Rampage', 'Joust', and others arrive on iOS for $0.99

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Midway Games may have gone bankrupt in 2009, but its vintage titles are aren't similarly exhausted — Warner Bros. has announced that a Midway Arcade app that includes ten memorable classics is now available on iOS devices for $0.99. The app includes emulations of Rampage, Spy Hunter, Root Beer...
Midway Arcade classics including 'Rampage', 'Joust', and others arrive on iOS for $0.99

Marketing Biz: U Mad Bro? Teens Bailing On Facebook, Anger at ICANN

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There’s an undercurrent of hostility in the marketing world this week. Google and Apple continue to joust, sending not-so-subtle messages about their intentions. There was also news that teens might not be liking (pun intended) Facebook as much as they once did. Ditto goes for Bret Taylor,... Please visit Marketing...
Marketing Biz: U Mad Bro? Teens Bailing On Facebook, Anger at ICANN

How Facebook's Community Pages are diluting brands.

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We recently told you all about the new Community Pages on Facebook, created to bring together lots of content on general topics of interest, such as running, poker or interpretive joust. And while it's still hard to tell if users themselves are taking advantage of this new feature, it's...
How Facebook's Community Pages are diluting brands.
Cloud: Google Climbs To The Heavens For Joust With Amazon
Weekend fun: Pinball mania arrives in Seattle

MIdway Arcade brings Joust, Defender, Spy Hunter to iOS without the associated coin-loss

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Warner Bros. has busted out an iOS flavored compilation of Midway's classic arcade games. For 99 cents you can re-live the experience of pumping coin after coin in the cabinets of your childhood. The app comes with emulated versions of Spy Hunter, Rampage, Joust, Root Beer Tapper, Defender, Arch...
MIdway Arcade brings Joust, Defender, Spy Hunter to iOS without the associated coin-loss

Geology and Genesis: how Noah's flood shaped ideas but not landscapes

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While helping at a science outreach booth for a local county fair recently, I became engaged in exactly the joust I had hoped to avoid. A group of young Earth creationists who also had a booth—complete with a poster describing the coexistence of humans and dinosaurs—had landed missionaries on...
Geology and Genesis: how Noah's flood shaped ideas but not landscapes

What Games Are: Should Sony Move Beyond PlayStation?

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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. So then. February 20th. New York City. Big news. This, it seems, is what the content of a viral video...
What Games Are: Should Sony Move Beyond PlayStation?
'J.S. Joust,' 'Hokra,' and more coming your way as the 'Sportsfriends' bundle in 2013
Microsoft's 'SwordFight' brings locational dueling to mobile phones
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