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Startups: The Many Sides of Jack Dorsey

Commander Keen designer crowdfunds a sequel of sorts, lets us make our own (video)

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PC gamers of a certain age will have very fond memories of the Commander Keen series -- usually trying to pogo toward a hard-to-reach gem or frantically escaping a Dopefish. Key creator Tom Hall and his startup Pieces of Fun may be playing our heartstrings like a fiddle, then,...
Commander Keen designer crowdfunds a sequel of sorts, lets us make our own (video)

Rumor: Nokia launching metal-clad Lumia 928 on Verizon

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Nokia may be launching the Lumia 928 in May, with Verizon set to be the target carrier in the United States for the spiritual successor to the Lumia 920, according to a report. The phone, leaked earlier with a metal body instead of polycarbonate, will appear on the carrier complete...
Rumor: Nokia launching metal-clad Lumia 928 on Verizon

New Super Mario Bros U - review

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Wii U; Nintendo; £41.99-£44.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewMario's evolution from barely-animated 8-bit lump, to shiny, immaculately drawn HD is now complete, and seeing his pastel-hewn world clearly for the first time is an oddly revelatory experience. The same can't quite be said for this game, which follows...
New Super Mario Bros U - review

Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts

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It's official. Nokia's just taken the wraps off its worst-kept Windows Phone 8 secret: the Lumia 920. The device, announced at the manufacturer's event in New York City today, is a spiritual successor to the 900 that first broke onto American shores and can largely be seen as a...
Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts

Crimson Dragon: Side Story; Gunslugs - review

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Crimson Dragon: Side Story is Panzer Dragoon's red-hot successor, while run-and-gun shooter Gunslugs is full of surprisesWindows Mobile can't yet offer the same diversity of titles as the iPhone or Android, but with phones such as the Nokia Lumia getting a big push and needing more apps to consolidate their...
Crimson Dragon: Side Story; Gunslugs - review

Inside mobile apps news roundup: GDC 2013, Windows Phone, Uber and more

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PlayJam will begin shipping GameStick dev units next week – PlayJam, the creators of the Android-based games console GameStick, showed off the GameStick Storefront, running on a GameStick development unit at the Game Developers Conference this week, and also announced that developers can get their hands on the GameStick dev...
Inside mobile apps news roundup: GDC 2013, Windows Phone, Uber and more

Petitions help bring Dark Souls to PC, protest use of Games for Windows Live

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Masochistic PC gamers that were not masochistic enough to buy a game console just so they could play one of the hardest dungeon crawling RPGs ever made have reason to rejoice today, as Namco Bandai has announced Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be coming to the PC...
Petitions help bring Dark Souls to PC, protest use of Games for Windows Live

Awesome desktop music player Tomahawk relaunches, and there’s a new Web version too

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You may or may not have heard of this music player before, but either way you’ll probably want to read on as we think you’ll like it. Tomahawk is a cross-platform, open source desktop music player. Not only does it let you play tunes stored on your hard-drive, as any...
Awesome desktop music player Tomahawk relaunches, and there’s a new Web version too

Kony 2012 and the politics of sending a brutal villain viral | Nicky Woolf

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A video highlighting Uganda's Joseph Kony and the LRA has raised some ideological criticisms, but it is undeniably powerfulThere are plenty of men in east Africa with guns and armies, plenty of brutal militia and bandits, but only one of them, Joseph Kony, is an internet celebrity, one of the...
Kony 2012 and the politics of sending a brutal villain viral | Nicky Woolf
Sailfish OS phone "Jolla" debuts, available for preorders
Motorola Droid RAZR M review

Lumia 925 hands-on (with video): The thin & light Lumia 920 that Nokia should've released last year

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At an event in London, Nokia has announced the Lumia 925, the metal-bodied, professional-looking spiritual successor to the primary colored, plastic Lumia 920. The Lumia 925 will be exclusive to T-Mobile in the US, and will launch on Vodafone in Europe. The phone will cost 469 euros, which will probably...
Lumia 925 hands-on (with video): The thin & light Lumia 920 that Nokia should've released last year

LeapFrog's LeapReader pen teaches reading and writing, on sale in July for $50

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With its latest device, LeapFrog's continuing to fight the good fight: teaching kids essential skills through the power of consumer electronics. LeapReader's a sort of spiritual successor to the company's Tag line, maintaining the reading tool's pen-like form factor, while adding writing to the equation. The device continues to...
LeapFrog's LeapReader pen teaches reading and writing, on sale in July for $50

Eternal Darkness creator seeking crowdfunding for spiritual sequel

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It's been almost 11 years since Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem became the first M-rated game published by Nintendo, but to this day fans talk reverently about the GameCube cult classic's rich mythos and mind-bending "insanity effects." Now, Eternal Darkness director Dennis Dyack is trying to bring that magic back...
Eternal Darkness creator seeking crowdfunding for spiritual sequel
Designing race cars of the future in 'Distance'

Review: LiveCode Community is open-source HyperCard for the 21st century

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Many years ago, there was HyperCard, included free with the Macintosh in the late 1980s. It got a lot of attention because it was one of the first tools that made it trivial to create GUI applications. Apple couldn't figure out how to properly market or position it, so...
Review: LiveCode Community is open-source HyperCard for the 21st century

Nikon unveils D7100 prosumer DSLR with 24.1MP sensor

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Nikon has introduced a new addition to its prosumer line of DSLRs, the last camera to be upgraded following the introduction of the D3200 and D5200. The D7100, spiritual successor to the D7000, upgrades the 16.2-megapixel sensor to a new 24.1-megapixel DC-format CMOS sensor, and copies the D5200 in using...
Nikon unveils D7100 prosumer DSLR with 24.1MP sensor

Razer Taps Bing Fund GM And Former VoodooPC Founder Rahul Sood To Advise Board Of Directors

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Now that it’s spent some time trying to navigate the gap between churning out PC accessories and actual, honest-to-goodness gaming computers, the folks at Razer have seen fit to look for some experts for guidance. To that end, Razer announced earlier today that it has appointed entrepreneur and former VoodooPC...
Razer Taps Bing Fund GM And Former VoodooPC Founder Rahul Sood To Advise Board Of Directors

Razer enlists Rahul Sood of VoodooPC fame as advisor to its board of directors

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Rahul Sood is still keeping busy at Microsoft, but he's adding yet another role to his resume: advisor to Razer's board of directors. The VoodooPC founder says he views the gaming-focused firm as the spiritual successor to his PC outfit's previous work, and Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan effectively considers...
Razer enlists Rahul Sood of VoodooPC fame as advisor to its board of directors
The spiritual successor to Diablo is... a licensed superhero game?

Richard Garriott's Ultimate RPG is spiritual successor to Ultima on mobile and social platforms

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Game developer and private astronaut Richard Garriott is well-known for his three decade-long career in the video game industry. Now working in the social and mobile games field, Garriott recently explained why he believes mobile and social games will usher in the “third grand era of computer games,” and shared some of...
Richard Garriott's Ultimate RPG is spiritual successor to Ultima on mobile and social platforms

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge - review

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Wii U; Nintendo; £44.99-£48Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewStreets Of Rage was an early-90s game in which you strolled through city streets laying waste to a steady flow of assailants via button mashing. Ninja Gaiden is its spiritual successor, and while the urban scenery and multiple attackers remain,...
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge - review

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a high-end Android smartphone packing a mighty 16MP camera

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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 Zoom earlier this month, a tweaked version of the original Galaxy S4 with a 16-megapixel sensor and 10x optical zoom. It’s a spiritual successor to the original Galaxy camera, combining the Android mobile operating system and its extensive range of photo-editing apps with a more...
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a high-end Android smartphone packing a mighty 16MP camera

MetroPCS launches 4.5-inch LG Spirit 4G smartphone for $200

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MetroPCS has added the LG Spirit 4G to its growing roster of LTE-capable smartphones. The spiritual successor to the LG Motion 4G, Esteem, and Connect 4G, the Spirit 4G offers a 4.5-inch touchscreen with a 960x540-resolution and protection via Gorilla Glass, as well as connectivity to the carrier's 4G LTE...
MetroPCS launches 4.5-inch LG Spirit 4G smartphone for $200

LG LS720 hits the FCC, hints at a mid-tier Sprint or Virgin phone with Jelly Bean

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LG isn't done creating intrigue at the FCC just because the E980 has made the rounds. A second device, the LS720, has popped up at the agency. Don't expect the same kind of telltale clues that might have given away its AT&T cousin, however -- we mostly know that...
LG LS720 hits the FCC, hints at a mid-tier Sprint or Virgin phone with Jelly Bean
Features that Google Chrome should steal from other browsers
More funding will bring Obsidian Entertainment on board for Wasteland sequel development
Starhawk preview: Fast-action kill fest arrives on May 8

OpenFeint successor OpenKit unveils version 1.0 after receiving 1,000 developer sign-ups

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OpenKit, the open source spiritual successor to social gaming platform OpenFeint, has announced version 1.0 of its product, which has received over 1,000 developer sign-ups for its closed beta in two months. OpenKit first launched last December, rising out of the ashes of OpenFeint, which was killed off by GREE...
OpenFeint successor OpenKit unveils version 1.0 after receiving 1,000 developer sign-ups
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