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PAX Prime 2012: SimCity Preview

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We get hands-on experience with Maxis' next title in the SimCity series....
PAX Prime 2012: SimCity Preview

This Story Of A Woman Speaking Out Against Sexism In The Gaming Biz Will Turn Your Stomach

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The gaming industry is abuzz because Brenda Romero, disgusted by an act of sexism at the Gamer's Developers Conference, resigned her position as co-chair of the International Game Developer's Association's Women in Games group. But this is not the first horrifying story to rock the gaming industry this week. On...
This Story Of A Woman Speaking Out Against Sexism In The Gaming Biz Will Turn Your Stomach
Catch 22 marks first PAX 10 indie Facebook game

Hands-on with Divekick's minimalist two-button controller (video)

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Just a couple days after we got our hands on Tenya Wanya Teen's crazy 16-button arcade stick, we were treated to its polar opposite; Divekick's two-button controller. Created by Iron Galaxy Studios just to show off the game at PAX East, the controller consists of two buttons slightly larger...
Hands-on with Divekick's minimalist two-button controller (video)
Geek of the Week: Peter Newland, indie board game maker

Can a publisher use crowdfunding to replace ads?

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We’ve already seen Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding platform, used to finance some fairly interesting media experiments, including books from authors like Seth Godin, record albums by artists like Amanda Palmer and even an entire magazine in the case of Matter. But could a publisher use the service to crowdfund...
Can a publisher use crowdfunding to replace ads?
How video games are becoming next great North America
 spectator sport

Penny Arcade 'hoping' for Episode 3 reveal at PAX East

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Penny Arcade 'hoping' for Episode 3 reveal at PAX East

Smoke Up: An Interview With The Creator Of The Ultracool Pax Vaporizer

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If you enjoy smoking fine botanical products, including, but not limited to, tobacco, you owe it to yourself to check out the Pax by Ploom, a compact vaporizer with a spacious oven and a few features that make the experience of lighting up quite a treat. The guys at...
Smoke Up: An Interview With The Creator Of The Ultracool Pax Vaporizer
PAX East 2013: Saint's Row IV

A Peek Inside PAX: The Game Conference in Photos

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PAX, the game expo in Seattle that attracted an estimated 70,000 people this weekend, is officially over. For three whole days, thousands of die-hard game fans walked the halls of the Washington State Convention Center, playing games, attending panels, listening to live music, and of course, people watching. The event,...
A Peek Inside PAX: The Game Conference in Photos

PAX: 'Pitch Your Game Idea' 2012 (Full Video)

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One of my favorite sessions each year at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle every year is the “Pitch Your Game Idea” session, also known as the American Idol of Video Games, in which avid gamers, well, pitch their game ideas to a panel of industry insiders. It’s a...
PAX: 'Pitch Your Game Idea' 2012 (Full Video)

A Super Easy Way To Fix Email

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Email isn't the worst thing in the world. But it's pretty crappy. A lot of people have tried to fix it, and yet, here we are. Crappy email experiences rule the day. Personally, my big problem with email is that I want to read 5 messages out of every 100...
A Super Easy Way To Fix Email

Stunt: Nintendo to honor Kirby with bubble gum record try

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Believe it or not, Nintendo’s little Kirby character is 20 years old this year. (He doesn’t look a day over 2 to us.) To commemorate his birthday, and drum up a little attention for an upcoming Kirby anniversary title for Nintendo Wii, the company this weekend will attempt to break...
Stunt: Nintendo to honor Kirby with bubble gum record try
Mind-altering Antichamber gets new trailer, GDC, PAX East showings
Impressions: Oculus Rift dev kits ready to bring virtual reality to the masses
25 indie games that should be on your radar
Borderlands 2 ups the challenge, tweaks the interface, doesn't fix what wasn't broken

NFC hardware vendor ViVOtech reportedly calling it quits

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NFC payments, that revolution that hasn’t seemed to materialize as fast as predicted, may have claimed a big victim in point of sale vendor ViVOtech (see disclosure below). The company has reportedly started telling its employees that it is ceasing operations after encountering cash flow problems, according to a report...
NFC hardware vendor ViVOtech reportedly calling it quits
Week in Gaming: Bioware tries to calm fans, EA shuts them out of online servers

RT @DragonDivide: Awesome indiegames.com article ;-) http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/04/pax_east_music_qa_grant_henry.html

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RT @DragonDivide: Awesome indiegames.com article ;-) http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/04/pax_east_music_qa_grant_henry.html
BioShock Infinite review: In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Blizzard announces "freemium" online trading card game

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Twitch TV BOSTON—Blizzard confirmed it is working on a new small-scale game titled HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft at a conference at PAX Friday. The game is a collectible-card-style game played online and will be Blizzard's "first free-to-play" title. The model is "is something we've wanted to experiment with for...
Blizzard announces "freemium" online trading card game

PAX Gaming Expo Gets Off to a Playful Start

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You know you’re at a playful videogame conference when the hosts kick off the festivities by calling for — and getting — a collective knuckle-cracking from the audience. That’s how Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, creators of the Penny Arcade comic and site, greeted attendees yesterday morning in Seattle’s Paramount...
PAX Gaming Expo Gets Off to a Playful Start
Indie gamemakers join forces at the PAX Megabooth

Getting Gamers Off the Couch: Red Robot Tests the Limits of Location-Based Gaming

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Over the past year, Red Robot Labs has discovered one major limitation in making games based on the real world: Laziness. Red Robot’s Co-Founders Pete Hawley (left) and Mike Ouye (right) standing in front of the company’s booth at PAX. “Gamers are lazy,” said Pete Hawley, Red Robot Labs’ co-founder and chief...
Getting Gamers Off the Couch: Red Robot Tests the Limits of Location-Based Gaming
Week in Gaming: Used game blocking and World of Warcraft pandas

Head-scratcher: Nintendo touts Wii U by showing why it's better than the Wii

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Well, this is an odd advertising pitch from Nintendo. The video game company was handing out new tear-away charts at PAX East this weekend. First spotted by Spike TV’s Geoff Keighley, the flyers compared the Wii U and the Wii side-by-side to show just how much better Nintendo’s newest handheld console...
Head-scratcher: Nintendo touts Wii U by showing why it's better than the Wii

[PAX-E] Monday Night Combat Hands On Impressions

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[PAX-E] Monday Night Combat Hands On Impressions
TwitchTV launches iPad and Android apps to stream game tournaments
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?