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Even As HTML5 Gaming Skepticism Remains, Ludei Pushes An App To Seven Stores Simultaneously

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Even though Facebook admitted that its detour into HTML5 didn’t fully pay off for its mobile strategy, a host of startups like Ludei and GameClosure are still betting on the technology. They’re hoping that increasing complexity of dealing with all those Android devices plus new iOS formats, along with improvements...
Even As HTML5 Gaming Skepticism Remains, Ludei Pushes An App To Seven Stores Simultaneously

Chart: How World Of Warcraft subscribers are leaving Azeroth

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The world’s most popular online multi-player role-playing game has been transported back five years, as falling player numbers return it to 2007 subscriber levels. I compiled subscription disclosures from the last 22 quarters, including the latest from World Of Warcraft developer Activision-Blizzard’s majority owner Vivendi on Thursday, in to this...
Chart: How World Of Warcraft subscribers are leaving Azeroth

Flubit triumphs in the 2013 London Web Summit startup competition

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The likes of Stripe and Twilio both announced significant news for the UK and European tech ecosystem at the London Web Summit earlier today, while a day of pitches from more than twenty startups were finally whittled down to just four finalists. So it seemed a fitting end to proceedings...
Flubit triumphs in the 2013 London Web Summit startup competition

Google's Roll It Chrome Experiment brings skee ball to your phone and browser

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Google's continuing to romance the casual gaming world with the unveiling of Roll It, the company's latest Chrome Experiment. The title emulates that old boardwalk classic skee ball, utilizing your smartphone to aim and pitch the ball and the browser to emulate the familiar ring-sporting game alley. You can...
Google's Roll It Chrome Experiment brings skee ball to your phone and browser

Google's latest Chrome Experiment lets you slam a cube at a friend's face (video)

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Google has cobbled together yet another fun Chrome Experiment, and this time it's Cube Slam, a Pong-inspired tennis-style game with video chat support built-in. It was developed with WebRTC, an open source project that lets you enable video conferencing in the browser without plug-ins. This way, you can initiate...
Google's latest Chrome Experiment lets you slam a cube at a friend's face (video)

Nintendo confirms Wii U shipping "this holiday"

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Nintendo has just confirmed what we've expected all along. Its next generation console, the Wii U, will be launching this holiday. As Nintendo mentioned earlier, there's no definitive word on pricing, quite yet. The company did confirm, however, that the touchscreen-friendly console will launch with the new multi-player NintendoLand...
Nintendo confirms Wii U shipping "this holiday"

New York's real-world 'Sim City'

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Multi-player computer game used to plan changes to New York...
New York's real-world 'Sim City'

InstaMatch Turns Instagram Into A Game

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Tiny Hearts, the Toronto-based studio behind Pocket Zoo, a top 50 iOS app (and one of my kid’s personal favorites), has just released a new title that turns Instagram into a game. The new app is called InstaMatch, and it’s a modernized take on the classic memory matching game. In...
InstaMatch Turns Instagram Into A Game

Now that Halo 4 will run on Windows Azure, what's next?

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Microsoft knows how to make big, sweeping pronouncements. And there were a lot of those flowing out of the company’s Build Conference in Redmond, Wash. this week. In a blog posted Wednesday, the day of his Build keynote. Satya Nadella, president of  Microsoft’s Server and Tools business, talked up Windows Azure as...
Now that Halo 4 will run on Windows Azure, what's next?
Get Ready For Multi-Player Android Games You Can Play On Your iPad (GOOG)

Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on

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Last month, Dell announced that its Alienware gaming laptops would be outfitted with Qualcomm Atheros' Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi cards. Aside from sporting low-latency capabilities, the add-on also sports some Bluetooth connectivity. Here at E3, we were able to spend some time with the tech to see just how...
Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on

Greylock Partners Accepting Second Hackfest Applications, Names Judges And Launches New "University" Site

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Last September, we reported that VC firm Greylock Partners was planning on having a second Hackfest after the first one was a rousing success. The Greylock Hackfest will take place on July 27, 2013 at Airbnb’s office in San Francisco. The idea of this particular event is to bring a...
Greylock Partners Accepting Second Hackfest Applications, Names Judges And Launches New "University" Site

Gunze's new touchscreen tech knows who's touching it

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Touchscreens can't differentiate between you, your friend or your cat. Truth is, they're actually amazingly simple pieces of technology without much in the way of brains. A new type of display shown off at the International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference in Tokyo last week does imbue the panels with...
Gunze's new touchscreen tech knows who's touching it

Dots announces iPad and multiplayer versions as the game hits 250 million plays

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Dots, the addictive iOS game that came from the NYC team at Betaworks, has continued seeing upward growth stats and is announcing both a native iPad version and a multiplayer option for users to compete against each other. The team behind Dots plans to announce Thursday that the game hit...
Dots announces iPad and multiplayer versions as the game hits 250 million plays
Massively Fun sets sail with new fast-paced multi-player Settlers of Catan game

BrightContext launches 'Twilio for real-time data processing and visualization'

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The age of ‘big data‘ is driving demand for ways to make sense of all of that information being generated every day. The trouble is, it’s not exactly child’s play to make a good job of it. BrightContext is today launching a cloud-based platform that aims to make it easy...
BrightContext launches 'Twilio for real-time data processing and visualization'

"League Of Legends," The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

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League of Legends is the most-played, multi-player PC game in the world, with gamers logging nearly 1.3 billion hours of play time. The Riot Games title has more hours logged than World of Warcraft and Minecraft. With that kind of scale, Riot Games faced some challenges that any company experiences when they...
"League Of Legends," The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

iPhone Address Book Fiasco Should Be Apple's Cue to Build Its Own Social Network

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Apple is good at many things, but so far, it has not excelled at "social" Web services. For example, Ping, the music-focused service it launched in 2010, is seen as one of its rare failures. But now Apple has a real chance to do something "social" properly, by turning its...
iPhone Address Book Fiasco Should Be Apple's Cue to Build Its Own Social Network

Real-time strategy games you shouldn't miss

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With the rise and rise of consoles and handhelds, we run down the RTS games which are worth owning a PC forOne of the most depressing things about the inexorable demise of the PC is that some game genres face extinction along with it. Consoles and handhelds have always struggled...
Real-time strategy games you shouldn't miss

Pioneer intros Platinum Edition CDJ-2000nexus, matching mixer and remixer

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DJs and even nightclubs don't always get to choose the decks for gigs or studio sessions. In the event they do, however, they'll likely want a rig to remember -- and Pioneer is more than willing to sate that desire with new Platinum Editions of the CDJ-2000nexus CD turntable,...
Pioneer intros Platinum Edition CDJ-2000nexus, matching mixer and remixer

Lunar Lander In HTML5: Atari Teams Up With Microsoft To Bring 8 Classic Games To The Browser

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Atari is turning 40 this year and with the help of Microsoft and the HTML5 specialists at gskinner.com, it is now bringing eight of its most popular classic games to the browser. The games are optimized for Internet Explorer 10 and touch controls, but also work well on any other...
Lunar Lander In HTML5: Atari Teams Up With Microsoft To Bring 8 Classic Games To The Browser

SimCity Developers' Reddit AMA Swiftly Turns Into WTF With The Online-Only DRM?

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The developers of the latest SimCity learned a valuable lesson Friday during a Reddit AMA, one that will hopefully be passed on to other developers: people -- you know, the downstream consumers you're hoping will purchase your software? They hatehatehatehatehatehatehateHATE DRM. EA, the publisher of SimCity, has seen fit to...
SimCity Developers' Reddit AMA Swiftly Turns Into WTF With The Online-Only DRM?

SimCity Developers' Reddit AMA Swiftly Turns Into WTF With The Online-Only DRM?

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The developers of the latest SimCity learned a valuable lesson Friday during a Reddit AMA, one that will hopefully be passed on to other developers: people -- you know, the downstream consumers you're hoping will purchase your software? They hatehatehatehatehatehatehateHATE DRM. EA, the publisher of SimCity, has seen fit to...
SimCity Developers' Reddit AMA Swiftly Turns Into WTF With The Online-Only DRM?

The Profit Is In Another Castle: Nintendo Records First-Ever Annual Loss

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Citing poor sales of the Nintendo 3DS and “the stronger yen against the euro was also another reason,” Nintendo posted its first-ever loss – $534.6 million on revenue of $8 billion. This is down from $12.6 billion in revenue last year with $960 million in profit. But, as they say,...
The Profit Is In Another Castle: Nintendo Records First-Ever Annual Loss

BrowserQuest Is A Massively-Multiplayer Adventure Game Written In HTML5

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BrowserQuest, playable in a browser near you, is a proof of concept so ingenious that you’ll wonder why they didn’t just build a Zelda clone and be done with it. In short, the site is a multi-player RPG based entirely on HTML5 with no Flash to be found. The...
BrowserQuest Is A Massively-Multiplayer Adventure Game Written In HTML5

Review: Skulls of the Shogun is a fun, funny strategy game

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Slay my foes, and then eat their skulls? Well, that's hardly sporting. Or sanitary. But the horde of undead foes I'm facing in 17Bits'  Skulls of the Shogun certainly won't hesitate to tap into the unparalleled power that a calcium-rich snack will offer, so it's a case of getting...
Review: Skulls of the Shogun is a fun, funny strategy game

Aurora Feint Debuts Social Gaming App For The iPad

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Aurora Feint the comprehensive social gaming platform behind OpenFeint, is getting into the iPad game today with the launch of release of Aurora Feint 3, a free-to-play massively multi-player social gaming app based around virtual goods. Unsurprisingly, the game leverages OpenFeint X, which allows game developers to create Zynga-like...
Aurora Feint Debuts Social Gaming App For The iPad

From 'Angry Birds' to multi-player video games, NASA ramps up investment in educational technology

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Forty-three years after putting a man on the moon, NASA sent the "Angry Birds" video game to space. A few months later, the birds traveled to the moon and later to Mars. NASA's recent collaboration with gamemaker Rovio to create "Angry Birds Space," in which players use slingshots to launch...
From 'Angry Birds' to multi-player video games, NASA ramps up investment in educational technology
Do NOT Upgrade To The Newest Version Of Dots, They're Making It Harder To Get A High Score

Nextpeer, Which Has Added Multiplayer Mode To 1,000 Mobile Games, Comes to Android

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Nextpeer, the mobile gaming network that adds multi-player mode to indie titles, is entering private beta on the Android platform. Although the platform launched about two years ago, it only started picking up momentum in the last few months, growing to 1,000 live games from 100 back in January....
Nextpeer, Which Has Added Multiplayer Mode To 1,000 Mobile Games, Comes to Android
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