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Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

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Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops. OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information over the real...
Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Sony E3 press conference liveblog: Monday, June 4

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Ars at E3 Ubisoft E3 press conference liveblog: Monday, June 4 EA press conference liveblog: Monday, June 4 Microsoft E3 press conference liveblog Pre-emptive trailers show off some of E3's biggest titles What we're looking forward to seeing and playing at E3 In advance of E3's official start on...
Sony E3 press conference liveblog: Monday, June 4
Code Hero raises over $100,000 for shooter that teaches computer programming

Sim City – preview

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The classic city building simulation is back, with a deeper simulation than ever and a fascinating new multiplayer modeAbout 23 years ago, Will Wright and his team at Maxis software changed the course and meaning of video game design forever. They did it with Sim City, a brilliant urban sandbox...
Sim City – preview

Halo 4 multiplayer revealed: Master Chief meets Call of Duty?

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Developer 343 Industries hints at multiplayer character progression, social connectivity, narrative multiplayer and the return of the battle rifleMicrosoft has revealed intriguing details of Halo 4's multiplayer mode. For the first time in the series, players will be able to customise the abilities and equipment of multiplayer characters through a...
Halo 4 multiplayer revealed: Master Chief meets Call of Duty?

Tomb Raider - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Square Enix, cert 18Developer Crystal Dynamics returns Lara Croft to her classic gaming roots in this Tomb Raider reboot, but far from being the wisecracking action heroine from previous games, this is a vulnerable, relatable Lara - and that makes for a more engaging adventure.It's still Tomb...
Tomb Raider - review

Unofficial multiplayer mod for Just Cause 2 causes hilarity, riot

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The UK's Red Bull site has an interview up with the indie gaming creators of an unsupported but awesomely functional multiplayer modification for Just Cause 2, the sandbox game which lets players run and drive and fly and swim around the huge (and hugely detailed) fictional island of Panau. The...
Unofficial multiplayer mod for Just Cause 2 causes hilarity, riot
Zynga Boosts Support For Synchronous Multiplayer Mode In Several Games
Mattel's Apptivity iPad toys enhance Fruit Ninja, Cut the Rope, and Angry Birds gameplay (hands-on)

NASA Launches Facebook Game ‘Space Race Blastoff’

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NASA, despite getting a cut in funding, is still buzzing about. They launched a Facebook game titled Space Race Blastoff which is a multiplayer game. The social network continues to be a hotbed of interaction and social gaming is a fast growing market. Zynga who recently had an IPO, is...
NASA Launches Facebook Game ‘Space Race Blastoff’

Elite - the classic space game returns on Kickstarter

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David Braben, co-creator of the legendary space trading game Elite, is seeking funds to make a long-awaited sequelIf you grew up playing computer games in the early eighties, you will know Elite, the legendary space trading simulation written by two Cambridge university students, David Braben and Ian Bell. Now, Braben...
Elite - the classic space game returns on Kickstarter

This week's new games

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Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, PS3 & VitaPurchasers of videogames licensed from films and TV don't tend to be the medium's most critical consumers.That means they're regularly treated with the kind of appalling disdain that leads to products like Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock. Although Matt Smith's voice acting as...
This week's new games

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - multiplayer hands-on preview

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Treyarch rips out kill streaks and overhauls the customisation system to mix up the Call of Duty online experience - here's what we think so farIs there another franchise in the shooter genre that casts a longer shadow than Call Of Duty? Certainly Activision's FPS mammoth draws as much ire...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - multiplayer hands-on preview

Sony splits off Killzone 3's multiplayer mode as free-to-play download on PS3

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The multiplayer portions of Sony's blockbuster first-person shooter title Killzone 3 will be released on the PlayStation Network as a free download, the company announced today on the PlayStation Blogcast, though the free version will sport a few restrictions. Read the comments on this post...
Sony splits off Killzone 3's multiplayer mode as free-to-play download on PS3

Toy Soldiers XBLA: expensive, fun World War I tower defense

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Toy Soldiers deals with those plastic toys we all grew up with, but places them in the under-used World War I setting. This tower-defense title chronicles the epic struggle of plastic against plastic, and adds some very welcome changes to the formula. You buy units to place in either...
Toy Soldiers XBLA: expensive, fun World War I tower defense

Emerging popular Android apps: Blood Brothers, N.O.V.A 3, SwiftKey3 and more

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Rage of Bahamut once again dominated the Android charts, taking the No. 1 spot on the list of top grossing apps. DeNA continues to do well overall, with its new vampire themed role-playing game Blood Brothers and Deity Wars also taking the No. 9 and No. 11 spots on the...
Emerging popular Android apps: Blood Brothers, N.O.V.A 3, SwiftKey3 and more

New Bluetooth Basketball Analyzes Your Shooting, Dribbling Skills

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It’s called “madness” for a reason — the college basketball frenzy in March is enough to convince many that if they only had a better handle on the ball, or a higher arc, they, too could have made it to the Final Four. Now there’s a basketball for that. An...
New Bluetooth Basketball Analyzes Your Shooting, Dribbling Skills

Apps Rush: Adobe Photoshop Touch, AR Flashcards, Oxfam Shelflife, Collins Big Cat, Tower Bloxx and more

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What's new on the app stores on Monday 27 February 2012A selection of 15 apps for you today:Adobe Photoshop TouchAdobe's Photoshop Touch tablet app made its debut on Android, but is now available for iPad too. It ports across popular Photoshop image-editing features to Apple's device, with additional touchscreen controls...
Apps Rush: Adobe Photoshop Touch, AR Flashcards, Oxfam Shelflife, Collins Big Cat, Tower Bloxx and more
Popular 'Dots' iPhone game updated with iPad support, new multiplayer mode, more
Review: Orcs Must Die 2 encourages you to share your tower defending

Press Start: Batman Arkham Origins multiplayer, BBC transmedia plans and more

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Plus, awesome CryEngine 3 urban planning demo, Gunpoint on Steam, Oculus Rift on an omnidirectional treadmill - holodeck here we come!A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Batman: Arkham Origins Will Have Multiplayer, Sources Say | KotakuKotaku has been told by that the forthcoming Batman title will have...
Press Start: Batman Arkham Origins multiplayer, BBC transmedia plans and more
Halo 4's Spartan Ops gets narrative with co-op

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Street Fighter X Tekken, Sky Gamblers, Lili, Rayman Jungle Run, Bingo Blitz, Contre Jour and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of the best new mobile games for smartphones and tablets, beefed up to 20 games this week since it's been a busy seven days.These are all new releases, although...
20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

Aliens Colonial Marines - hands-on multiplayer preview

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Aliens v humans in a series of atmospheric locations ripped from the Aliens movie? Count us in. Gearbox Software shows off the compelling – and terrifying – multiplayer component of its forthcoming sci-fi shooterIt is not tactics, it is the fear that drives you together. Trapped within the bowels of...
Aliens Colonial Marines - hands-on multiplayer preview

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2: has the series peaked?

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The latest title in the multimillion shooter series is now on shop shelves. Can it maintain its incredible momentum?Black Ops 2 is out, you may have noticed. Some 319 Game stores throughout the country stayed open until midnight on Monday to serve the nation's most fervent fans. The flagship HMV...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2: has the series peaked?

Halo 4 - how to win at online multiplayer

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Getting humiliated in the online multiplayer mode of Microsoft's latest sci-fi blaster? We show you how to stay alive and strike backHave you experienced a catastrophic loss of self-esteem in the past week? Does it have anything to do with video games? If it does, the chances are you have...
Halo 4 - how to win at online multiplayer

F1 2012: Codemasters reveals first details, plus new family F1 title

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Three Formula One titles in one year for Codemasters, as the UK publisher seeks to make the most of its new multi-year licensing dealCodemasters has always been skilled at coming into an ailing sports genre and totally reviving it. The Warwickshire-based developer made the tennis sim enjoyable again via its...
F1 2012: Codemasters reveals first details, plus new family F1 title

Halo 4 - preview

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Eleven years on from the first classic version of Halo, along comes a fourth incarnation, and it's packed with even more bangsThere's something almost nostalgic about Halo 4 (Xbox 360). It is 11 years since the galaxy-trotting saga began with the defining flagship title of the original Xbox, Halo: Combat...
Halo 4 - preview

10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Vote, Eternity Warriors 2, KooZac, Monpla Smash, Lego: Build Your Brain, Shoot 1UP and moreIt's time for our third weekly post rounding up the best new smartphone and tablet games, returning to its Thursday slot. Why Thursday? That's become the biggest day of the week for new mobile releases, as...
10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week
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