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EA plans to scrap Online Pass from existing games, enable access without a code

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EA's Online Pass program has been in the news a bit of late, but that'll soon change. The voucher's now set to be phased out completely -- earlier this month the company shared that it won't be including the certificates with new games, but now Game Informer reports that...
EA plans to scrap Online Pass from existing games, enable access without a code
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EA announces Ignite engine for next-gen sports games

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EA Sports will bring FIFA 14, NBA Live, Madden 25, and UFC to the Xbox One within the next year. [Read more]...
EA announces Ignite engine for next-gen sports games

EA announces EA Sports Ignite, a next generation game engine

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Thought Frostbite 3 was EA's only big next-gen games engine? Think again: the publisher just announced EA Sports Ignite at Xbox One's reveal event, a new game engine designed specifically for high-end sports titles. "EA Sports Ignite is designed specifically to help us blur the line between the real...
EA announces EA Sports Ignite, a next generation game engine

NBA 2K13 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, 2K, cert: 3It's a shame that while the latest instalment in the near-universally praised NBA 2K series is certainly a highly polished and impressively deep basketball sim, it doesn't feel quite as good as its immediate predecessors.2K13 has everything in the right place; it's undoubtedly one of...
NBA 2K13 - review

#FailedTechBands Is Funnier Than Most Hashtags, Shows The Wisdom Of Twitter Tailored Trends

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“The Black IPs” lol. I follow nerds on Twitter, so rather than just the latest pop stars and sports games, I was delighted to see a nerdy hashtag in my Trending Topics. It’s thanks to Twitter’s new Tailored Trends that launched on Tuesday and shows you personalized trends based on...
#FailedTechBands Is Funnier Than Most Hashtags, Shows The Wisdom Of Twitter Tailored Trends
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Games for the weekend: Flick Champions

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Flick Champions...
Games for the weekend: Flick Champions

Fifa 14 - new gameplay trailer launched

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EA prepares us for E3 with a new trailer of the latest Fifa title, showing off many of the game's new featuresEA has released a new gameplay trailer from Fifa 14, a few days ahead of E3. The 90 second clip whizzes through a series of scorching goals, crushing tackles...
Fifa 14 - new gameplay trailer launched

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, EA, cert: 3With Tiger having recently reclaimed the world No1 spot, the timing could not be better for EA's latest in its long-running series but, as is the tendency with annually updated sport sims, this is evolution not revolution. A slight polish of the visuals, a few...
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

The After Math: An Xbox One special

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Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages. We doubt you missed it, but Microsoft unveiled its new games console this week, and it even showed off some Xbox One hardware to prove it. While the new name...
The After Math: An Xbox One special

Disney's Rose Bowl-Winning Ad for "Monsters University"

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Boy, would it have been nice if Wisconsin had beaten Stanford in the Rose Bowl yesterday — overachievers with a good sports team are way more annoying than the run-of-the-mill kind. Alas, I have to settle for this highlight: Disney’s sly send-up of the gauzy/clumsy ads each school runs during...
Disney's Rose Bowl-Winning Ad for "Monsters University"
Bypass catches $3.5M to help sports fans drink more beer

Twitter CEO reveals plans for interactive tweets, content curation, reinforces belief in syndication

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Twitter has ruffled a few feathers recently, so when CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Online News Association conference in San Francisco, he took the opportunity to put some minds at rest. First he dismissed the idea that the service would become a media company by forcing...
Twitter CEO reveals plans for interactive tweets, content curation, reinforces belief in syndication

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, EA, cert: 3 out nowAs commercial comebacks go, it's not quite up there with Lazarus, but Tiger Woods's image returning to the cover of the game that bears his name does at least indicate a degree of rehabilitation. While TWPGAT13 slavishly follows the template set down by...
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 – review

Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

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Microsoft has it’s own Project Glass cooking in the R&D labs. It’s an augmented reality glasses/heads-up display, that should supply you with various bits of trivia while you are watching a live event, e.g. baseball game. The device was made public via Microsoft’s patent application published today. Microsoft is taking...
Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

Why Would a Financial Services Firm Want to Use Pinterest?

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"PINTEREST: Can financial services firms use this new platform effectively?" That was the subject line of an email in my inbox this morning. It came from Corporate Insight, a financial services consulting firm. The email went on to note that "Pinterest values imagery over text and incorporates many social aspects...
Why Would a Financial Services Firm Want to Use Pinterest?
First wave of Xbox One games includes 'NBA Live,' FIFA,' 'UFC,' and 'Madden'

UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 4 August 2012

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Once again we see London 2012: The Official Video Game take the gold, with Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes winning silver and Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games in bronze positionUKIE Games Charts© compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesXbox3DSWiiNintendoSports gamesOlympic Games 2012PS3PlayStationSonyMicrosoftPCHandheldMarioguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or...
UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 4 August 2012
'J.S. Joust,' 'Hokra,' and more coming your way as the 'Sportsfriends' bundle in 2013

An app to revolutionize watching the big game?

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SportStream, a new iPad app funded in part by Paul Allen, gives sports nuts a way to filter social media chatter. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Daniel Roberts, reporter"] FORTUNE — Sports games may be better with friends, but are they also better with an iPad sitting on your lap the whole time? SportStream,...
An app to revolutionize watching the big game?

London 2012 basketball - Wednesday's Google doodle game

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After Tuesday's button bashing hurdles game, Google is back with a slightly trickier hoops simOn Tuesday, it was hurdles; today, it's hoops. Yes, Google has given over its Olympic doodle to another mini-game this morning. This time, visitors to the Google homepage get to lob basketballs through a hoop by...
London 2012 basketball - Wednesday's Google doodle game

Microsoft Introduces Second-Screen Feature, Xbox SmartGlass

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Microsoft just announced a new feature called Xbox SmartGlass, a “second screen” feature that allows you to view information about media on the screen of a mobile device or PC. SmartGlass allows you to view movies on multiple devices – viewing a movie on a tablet and then transferring the...
Microsoft Introduces Second-Screen Feature, Xbox SmartGlass
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London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Sega, cert: 3, out nowIt should come as no surprise that the Games have their own game. Every major and minor competition (yes, even darts) throws up a spin-off, but London 2012, like the Olympics itself, has a much richer heritage than most - from the...
London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games - review

Mario Tennis Open – review

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3DS, Nintendo, cert: 3When Nintendo makes a game based on a real sport, it usually gives the company's iconic plumber the helm, and as an expert crafter of fantasy and good cheer, naturally he is on court for Mario Tennis Open. The courts are splashed with brilliant colours, players plucked...
Mario Tennis Open – review

Eventbrite And SponsorHub Team Up For Easy Event Sponsorship Integration

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If you’re an event organizer selling tickets through Eventbrite, it’s about to get easier to find sponsors, thanks to integration with a startup called SponsorHub. SponsorHub founder and CEO Robert Johnston compares the event sponsorship industry to online advertising 12 or 15 years ago — largely unchanged and ripe for...
Eventbrite And SponsorHub Team Up For Easy Event Sponsorship Integration
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