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Luxury watchmaker turns hand toward retro games

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Shooting stars with some cash to burn should check out this set of ridiculously expensive Pac-Man and Space Invaders timepieces featuring authentic moon dust and fragments of Apollo 11. [Read more]...
Luxury watchmaker turns hand toward retro games

Hackers play Space Invaders on Belgrade billboard, get rewarded with iPads

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Sadly, far too often we hear about hackers getting punished for their exploits—even when the hack doesn’t really damage anyone. (RIP Aaron Swartz.) Today, however, two people are being rewarded for a fun, harmless hack. After taking over a prominent electronic billboard in Belgrade, installing Space Invaders on it, and playing...
Hackers play Space Invaders on Belgrade billboard, get rewarded with iPads

Trim Your Turf: Geek Style

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Trim Your Turf: Geek Style is a post from Chris PirilloIt’s a well-known fact that I love to collect wacky gadgets and gizmos. I seem to have a fetish for furniture and decor that reflects who I am, which I proudly display in nearly every room of my home.A few...
Trim Your Turf: Geek Style

Romaine Jerome Targets The Wealthy Arcade Lover With New Pac-Man Watch

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This watch probably costs the equivalent of all the money I put into arcade games as a kid. Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome helps you once again recall your video-game addicted youth with a limited edition luxury watch. RJ started mining our nostalgia veins with the Space Invaders watch that we...
Romaine Jerome Targets The Wealthy Arcade Lover With New Pac-Man Watch

Hubble telescope spots Space Invader in space

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The Hubble Space Telescope takes a gander at a faraway cluster of galaxies and snaps a picture that looks suspiciously like a Space Invaders villain. [Read more]...
Hubble telescope spots Space Invader in space

How two-man shop SixHourSoft went from indie to Atari

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There are plenty of iOS developers working on games in their spare time, but few have had the same journey as Salt Lake City-based SixHourSoft. A two-man company founded by Raytheon engineers Jason Taylor and Karl Zeibig, the pair still develops apps in their spare time. After using their 2010...
How two-man shop SixHourSoft went from indie to Atari

High-Style Geekdom: The Space Invaders Sofa

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Bring a sense of geeky style to your living room with this Space Invaders-inspired couch. But at $5000, style won't come cheap....
High-Style Geekdom: The Space Invaders Sofa

The web needs more women builders | Maggie Philbin

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Older women are more avid players of online games than young men. Now we need to take part in creating the sites we useDigital Flash NYC, a marketing agency, recently published a handy infographic reinforcing what we already know: women are more active users of social networking sites than men,...
The web needs more women builders | Maggie Philbin

10 Tech Bugs That Became Real Features

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Just because something didn't work the way you intended doesn't mean it's broken. Software engineers work hard to fix problems on a tight deadline, but they can't always fix everything. So they figure out how to turn those "problems" into features. A user on Quora asks, "What are the best...
10 Tech Bugs That Became Real Features

Smithsonian Brings Classic Arcade Games to Life (Video)

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In one corner of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, a preteen boy was throwing balls at aliens, bringing Space Invaders to life. In another, families were posing with flowers, clouds and stars, and doing their best impressions of Mario from Super Mario Brothers, as a professional photographer snapped away. It...
Smithsonian Brings Classic Arcade Games to Life (Video)

The iPad and Daniel Johnston

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Outsider music star releases new album in the format of a game in which players must complete levels to unlock tracksTexan folk singer Daniel Johnston is known as much for his self-drawn album sleeves as he is for his idiosyncratic music. Over a 30-year career he has earned a cult following,...
The iPad and Daniel Johnston

Sine Mora – review

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Xbox 360, Microsoft, cert: 16, out nowTraditionally, 2D shooters have had little truck with the art of storytelling. Since the Space Invaders era, the genre's focus has been all about action – a single vehicle fighting to save the world deemed entirely sufficient as far as plot is concerned.Sine Mora takes a...
Sine Mora – review

Apple reportedly lands radio service deal with Sony ahead of WWDC

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Apple was supposedly waiting for a deal with Sony before it could launch its rumored internet radio service. Well, that may have just happened: AllThingsD claims that Apple has reached an agreement, which gives it the all clear for an announcement at WWDC. Developing... Filed under: Cellphones, Tablets, Internet,...
Apple reportedly lands radio service deal with Sony ahead of WWDC

Pirate Bay 'Advert' Appears on Hacked Billboard

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The Pirate Bay is known for its technical ‘playfulness’, as was demonstrated earlier this week with a hack which led many to believe that the site had moved to the dictatorial waters of North Korea. In the same tradition some computer science students took over a prominently placed billboard at...
Pirate Bay 'Advert' Appears on Hacked Billboard

Augmented Reality Space Invaders: Expensive. Impossible. Awesome. [Video]

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Augmented Reality may not be super practical yet. But it sure is cool, and a lot of fun. And a new Android game looks to make it even more fun. Space InvadAR is a new Android game by Zenitum. It's the world's first "vision-based" AR game, according to the team. And...
Augmented Reality Space Invaders: Expensive. Impossible. Awesome. [Video]

Space Invaders 2 : Earth Strikes Back!

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Space Invaders 2 : Earth Strikes Back!
Martin Amis's guide to video games unearthed and revisited

Space Invaders keeps on blasting

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How one man changed video gaming forever...
Space Invaders keeps on blasting

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

Two Fedoras - Space Invaders the Movie: Increase speed, drop down and reverse direction!

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Two Fedoras - Space Invaders the Movie: Increase speed, drop down and reverse direction!

LOL: Star Wars Weekends 2010 Advertisements

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To promote this year’s Star Wars Weekends, Disney has published a new set of print advertisements showing Star Wars characters enjoying Disneyland. Check them all out after the jump. Read the rest of this post on SlashFilm.com… Here are some possibly related posts: Last Tour To Endor Real Life...
LOL: Star Wars Weekends 2010 Advertisements
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Hands-On With The Romain Jerome Space Invaders Watch For High-End Gamers

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People keep asking, “Why would anyone of sane mind buy a $17,000 luxury watch with a Space Invader’s theme?” If you are familiar with the Swiss watch brand Romain Jerome – you don’t need an answer. They are the people that brought you pieces such as the Titanic DNA (with...
Hands-On With The Romain Jerome Space Invaders Watch For High-End Gamers

Get cozy with Pac-Man on an old-school arcade blanket

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Level up your dreams by cuddling with Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders on custom blankets based on old-school video games. [Read more]...
Get cozy with Pac-Man on an old-school arcade blanket

Appvetica turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a controller for Wii-like iPad gaming

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While there’s no doubt that tablets are becoming a huge market for gaming, the touch screen interface provides a number issues for both gamers, who want a quality experience, and developers who have to adapt to a control-pad-free environment. However, one Polish startup is giving developers the tools to provide...
Appvetica turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a controller for Wii-like iPad gaming

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman. Especially when you're made out of pixels | Charlie Brooker

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Aside from Ms. Pac-Man and Lara Croft, why are female characters in video games nearly always male fantasies?In the early 80s, the arcade game Pac-Man was twice as popular as oxygen. People couldn't get enough of the haunted yellow disc with the runaway pill addiction and soon clamoured for a...
Sometimes it's hard to be a woman. Especially when you're made out of pixels | Charlie Brooker

Ready My Cyanide Capsule!: Space Invader IRL

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Space Invaders: apparently they're not just really crappy 8-bit spaceships like I was hoping. They...are much, MUCH more terrifying. Not gonna lie, if it came down to having to fight these things to save earth I'd probably just say "f*** it" "I'm way too drunk for this shit" and...
Ready My Cyanide Capsule!: Space Invader IRL

Slice messes with your mind via multitouch circular keyboard for tablets

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There's no dearth of Android keyboards on the market, but an entry from new player Slice is bringing the lowly chiclets into a whole 'nother dimension. Depending on which fingers you place on the home buttons, it'll display a rotary wheel of keys that you can reach with your...
Slice messes with your mind via multitouch circular keyboard for tablets

Control this desktop Space Invaders game with your iPhone

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The Next Web got wind of this cool little demo game this week, one that lets users tap the mystical power of their iOS devices and use it as a controller for a game on a desktop browser. A product of London-based Web development company WebDigi, Spaceship Pilot is an...
Control this desktop Space Invaders game with your iPhone
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