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CBS Interactive partners with Twitch.TV and Major League Gaming to form esports behemoth

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This, ladies and gents, is huge. If you had a single doubt that esports was here to stay, drop it. The die has been cast. In a simply stunning move, CBS Interactive, an online play, has at once locked in Major League Gaming and Twitch.TV as partners, taking over their...
CBS Interactive partners with Twitch.TV and Major League Gaming to form esports behemoth

Sony patent sketches reveal Wii U-esque controller system, keeps it vague

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While Nintendo is darn proud of its attempts to differentiate itself from other console manufacturers with its unusual hardware choices, it looks like Sony also had plenty of touchscreen-toting, TV-connected ideas way back in 2010. These patent sketches explain a handheld device that bares a foggy resemblance to Nintendo's...
Sony patent sketches reveal Wii U-esque controller system, keeps it vague

Star Wars game's subscribers fall

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Electronic Arts reports that there has been about a 25% fall in subscribers to its Star Wars online video game....
Star Wars game's subscribers fall

Adidas MiCoach game launching this summer, headed to Xbox 360 and PS3

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Despite being involved in that peaceful conundrum with THQ, we knew Adidas still planned on launching its MiCoach video game at some point in the near future. Now, after weeks of keeping those lips sealed, the German company announced it's teaming up with publisher 505 Games to finally bring...
Adidas MiCoach game launching this summer, headed to Xbox 360 and PS3

Razer outs Battlefield 3 aviator headsets

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Can't satisfy your appetite for video game tie-in peripherals? Razer's new military aviator-inspired, Battlefield 3-branded BlackShark headsets might do the trick. Each memory foam, leatherette-lined ear cup packs 40mm drivers paired with ambient noise cancellation and enhanced bass. You can also use the the detachable, unidirectional boom microphone to...
Razer outs Battlefield 3 aviator headsets

Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

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Breivik tells court he practised his shot using a 'holographic aiming device' while playing video gameAnders Behring Breivik has described how he "trained" for the attacks he carried out in Norway last summer using the computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.The 33-year-old said he practised his shot using a...
Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users

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First launched back in November 2010 by social games publisher We R Interactive, social football game I Am Playr came out of beta in October last year, and it has now announced that it’s notching up a cool one million monthly active users around the world. If you’re new to...
Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users
'Community' cast get digitized for video game finale

People Rushing To Give Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Just Hours For Brand New Adventure Game

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Whoa. After dinner, I did a quick look around the web to see if anything interesting was going on, and saw someone mention that the Double Fine Adventure project on Kickstarter had raised over $100,000 in just a few hours. I clicked to open the page, but then went off...
People Rushing To Give Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Just Hours For Brand New Adventure Game

Carmageddon reboot secures funds

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The Isle of Wight-based developer of the pedestrian killing video game secures more than £250,000 of crowdsourced cash....
Carmageddon reboot secures funds

New Apple iPad tops our tablet Ratings

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The high-resolution screen of the new iPad establishes a new benchmark in excellence, providing the best rendering of detail and color accuracy we've ever seen on a tablet display. As a result, the iPad tops our new tablet Ratings, posted today. Performance on the new iPad ($500 to $830)...
New Apple iPad tops our tablet Ratings

Keith Vaz urges tighter controls on violent video games

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Labour MP who has criticised games in the past says more robust precautions must be taken before games are publishedLabour MP Keith Vaz has tabled an early day motion calling for more stringent government controls on violent video games.The motion, put forward on 24 April, makes reference to Anders Breivik,...
Keith Vaz urges tighter controls on violent video games
'Community' fan creates playable 'Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne' video game
Linux Tycoon game lets you 'create' your own distro, neck beard not required

This Kickstarter Project Raised Nearly $1 Million in One Day

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This post originally appeared at The Fiscal Times It’s been a kick-ass week for raising money on Kickstarter. The crowd-source funding site saw a new record set on Wednesday by the Elevation iPhone Dock, which raised over $1 million in less than two months and beat the previous all-time...
This Kickstarter Project Raised Nearly $1 Million in One Day

Atari Is 40 Years Old And I Still Can’t Beat The Dragon In Adventure

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It was 40 years ago yesterday that Atari’s Nolan Bushnell taught the world the play. Bushnell, an engineer in game programmer, built and sold Atari in the late 1970s, ushering in the era of the video game and changing the way kids spent nice summer days. Atari is 40 years...
Atari Is 40 Years Old And I Still Can’t Beat The Dragon In Adventure
Real-life transforming robot car puts Hasbro to shame

E3 Trends: iPad, Augmented Reality Loom Over Video Game Trade Show

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As consoles focus less on gaming and more on becoming connected digital media centers, smart peripherals are taking center stage....
E3 Trends: iPad, Augmented Reality Loom Over Video Game Trade Show
‘Xbox 720′ slated for November 2013 release, report claims

VIDEO: Video game treatment for lazy eye

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Eye specialists at Glasgow Caledonian University develop a video game to treat a common sight problem....
VIDEO: Video game treatment for lazy eye

Hackers turn MIT building into giant Tetris game

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When the brainiacs at MIT get bored, they light up the place by turning the tallest building on campus into an iconic video game. [Read more]...
Hackers turn MIT building into giant Tetris game
Sony says PlayStation 4 will launch ahead of next Xbox

Pebble smartwatch breaks Kickstarter’s $3.3 million record…with a full month still to go

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Not content with hitting $1 million of funding in just over one day, Kickstarter project Pebble has broken the record for funding on the crowdsourced site but it still has a whole month left to raise additional revenue in. The project to create a slick e-paper smartwatch that connects to iPhone...
Pebble smartwatch breaks Kickstarter’s $3.3 million record…with a full month still to go

Carmageddon comeback seeks cash

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Notorious violent nineties video game Carmageddon is attempting a comeback with the help of a Kickstarter project....
Carmageddon comeback seeks cash
Offline: 'Diablo III'

Consumer Reports: Forget what we said before, new iPad is the best we’ve ever seen

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Consumer Reports took a beating for measuring the new iPads heat and charging non-issues under intense loads.  But when it comes down to it, they still overwhelmingly recommend Apple’s new device. The high-resolution screen of the new iPad establishes a new benchmark in excellence, providing the best rendering of detail and color...
Consumer Reports: Forget what we said before, new iPad is the best we’ve ever seen

Want To Hook Your Users? Drive Them Crazy.

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Nir Eyal, a founder of two startups and an advisor to several Bay Area companies and incubators. Nir blogs about technology and behavior engineering at NirAndFar.com. In advertising, marketers reinforce a behavior by linking to the promise of reward. “Use our product,”...
Want To Hook Your Users? Drive Them Crazy.
Major League Gaming and TwitchTV announce partnerships with CBS

Depthcam uses Kinect and HTML5 to let you pan and zoom live 3D video

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Developer George MacKerron has what that he thinks could be the future of webcams, or, well, something. He took a Kinect and gave birth to the depthcam, which produces a live video stream with 3D space that you can move through. Like Lytro's adjustable focus images, the video that...
Depthcam uses Kinect and HTML5 to let you pan and zoom live 3D video
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