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  • Opinion: Disney Researches Force Feedback on Your Spine

    Sometimes I don't think games are immersive enough. I'll pull some ridiculous maneuver in Dirt 3, and all I get is a little controller shake. Pffh. Apparently I'm not the only one who thinks this, because, according to New Scientist, the engineers at Disney Research in Pittsburgh are working a "Tactile Brush" that can mimic motion across your back.

  • Opinion: E3 2011: What to Expect

    Next week, the video game industry will descend upon downtown Los Angeles for the E3 expo, an annual trade show with gaming's biggest publishers and hardware makers. It's going to be a hectic show, with lots of new gaming systems and the sensory overload of countless video games in every corner of the L.A. Convention Center. No E3 is without surprises, but here are the top 5 safest predictions for E3 2011:

  • News: Apple Unveiling New Software on June 6

    Apple has announced that it will be showing of a selection of "next generation software" at its Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6. "So what?" you might think -- until you look at the timing.

  • Opinion: Sony Promises PlayStation Store Back this Week

    Finally. The PlayStation Store should be back this week--one month after the PlayStation Network was hacked and shuttered--along with anything else still missing in action, says Sony. A press release dropped through the official PlayStation blog Monday signaled the online service's return to full health by June 5th in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, though excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

  • News: Sony PlayStation Network to be fully restored by weekend

    Sony plans to restore all its PlayStation Network services by this weekend in all regions except Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, the company said Tuesday.

  • News: Witcher 2 Goes DRM Free

    In a surprise move, this hit PC title aims to become more accessible by removing unnecessary DRM restrictions.

  • News: RolePlayers' Realm: Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary Edition

    Special guest Tim Rogers joins Kat, Justin and Ray to discuss Dragon Quest's rich history as our celebration of the 25th anniversary continues!

  • News: FIFA 12 Details Revealed

    It's that time of year again: the time when EA Sports makes up lots of important-sounding names for the "innovations" in the next FIFA soccer game.

  • News: Ace Attorney Movie Confirmed

    A few days ago, director Takashi Miike teased that he was working on a new movie that sounded distinctly Ace Attorney-ish. Turns out it IS Ace Attorney!

  • News: Dragon Age Complete Pack

    If you've never jumped into the Dragon Age saga, what better way to do it than with a pack that contains absolutely everything Dragon Age you can possibly think of?

  • Opinion: Rumor: Sony NGP Memory Halved to Battle Nintendo 3DS

    I'm sure you've heard Nintendo's 3DS isn't doing as well as Nintendo hoped. There's GameStop, complaining 3DS sales are "lagging from what the expectations were in the US." There's Nintendo, admitting late last month that the system's selling much slower than hoped. And then there's the rest of us, who like the 3DS well enough, but--we're smack in the midst of mainstream opinion here--told you most of the launch games were a letdown, because they were.

  • News: Sony's PlayStation Network to reopen in Asia on Saturday

    Sony's PlayStation Network online gaming service will reopen for millions of gamers across Asia on Saturday, more than five weeks after it was taken offline following a cyber attack.

  • News: Gold-Farming Chinese Prisoners

    It's been revealed that many Chinese prisoners are being forced into online "hard labor" in titles such as World of Warcraft, because it's more profitable than manual labor.

  • News: Disney Universe's Multiplayer Fun

    Disney has announced that it's working on a "fast-paced multiplayer action adventure" for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC/Mac.

  • Opinion: Survey: PSN Outage Hasn't Impacted PSN Loyalty

    A confession: I'm not all that likely to use my PlayStation 3 online now that the PlayStation Network's back. Because I'm upset with Sony about the PSN fiasco? Nope. Because I wasn't all that likely to use it before the hacker tsunami hit (nothing to do with the service, which is great, but because I've never been much for competitive gaming anyway).

  • News: Chinese Prisoners Allegedly Forced to Play World of Warcraft

    Apparently there's a new type of chain gang -- a virtual one. According to The Guardian, Chinese prisoners are forced to play hours upon hours of "World of Warcraft," farming virtual gold that the prison guards can then sell in the real world for nonvirtual cash.

  • News: Sony offers identity theft protection after cyber-attacks

    Sony began letting its U.S. PlayStation Network and Qriocity customers sign up on Wednesday for free identity theft protection services following cyber-attacks that may have exposed the personal data of its 77 million members.

  • News: Poll: A quarter plan to switch to Xbox after PSN hack

    A PC Advisor poll of 395 visitors to the site found that an overwhelming majority (79 percent) think Sony should have done more to apologise for the recent outage and potential hack affecting its PSN online network.

  • News: The Witcher 2 on 360?

    The ESRB listings may have inadvertently revealed the existence of a console port of the excellent The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

  • News: Hothead Working on Hitchhiker's Guide

    The last Hitchhiker's Guide game was notoriously one of the most challenging adventure games in history. Now Hothead Games is putting together a brand new game.



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