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  • News: Games Praised by UK Education Secretary

    The UK's Education Secretary Michael Gove has praised the "huge potential" that games hold for boosting science and math teaching.

  • News: Carpe Fulgur's Third Project

    Carpe Fulgur, localization team behind Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale and the upcoming Chantelise, has announced its third project.

  • News: Uncharted 3 Beta Open for All

    If you haven't yet got in on the Uncharted 3 beta -- or you forgot to activate your Welcome Back PS+ subscription -- it's now open for everyone.

  • Opinion: Space Station Internet Too Slow for Gaming

    Here's one they haven't hit on South Park yet: The International Space Station's earth-to-orbit Internet pipe is too slow to play online video games. Or at least that's what Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfiel said in response to a question about playing online games in space during a recent Q&A roundup.

  • News: Sony to complete global resumption of PlayStation Network

    Sony will fully restore PlayStation Network service to users in Japan this week, ending a two-and-a-half month suspension of service, and bringing to a close an embarrassing incident that began with the largest known loss of customer information by a company.

  • News: Minecraft Up for 6 European Games Awards

    Video games awards are often a fairly predictable affair -- if there's anything with Mass Effect or Assassin's Creed in the title you can pretty much guarantee they're going to pick up a significant number of awards, and titles from Rockstar usually perform well, too. But there's often not a lot of love for independently-developed titles -- there's sometimes a single indie category to honor them, but for most of the awards ceremonies it's a battle of the big hitters.

  • News: Zynga Files for IPO

    It's been on the cards for a while now, but social game giant Zynga has finally made its initial public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: Charity Halo Marathon

    On July 2, TrueAchievements.com will be holding a charity Halo marathon in aid of Child's Play, gradually bumping up the difficulty as donations roll in.

  • News: Video Games Help Learning Difficulties

    According to a study by Nottingham Trent University in the UK, video games have the potential to help young people with learning difficulties master everyday tasks and inspire them to learn.

  • Video: Sony demonstrates Face Control for PlayStation Vita

    At the Game Tools and Middleware event in Tokyo this week, Sony demonstrated a technology for PlayStation Vita which makes it possible for users to control games with their faces. Face Control uses avatars which mimic the user's actions in real time.

  • Opinion: Stronghold 3 preview

    If all goes to plan this castle-building/seiging sequel promises a delicious brew of strategy and simulation.

  • News: Google Plus Reveals Up Google Games

    Google's new challenger to Facebook also reveals their intention to bring take over the world of social games. But does this just mean FarmeGoogleVille?

  • News: Bungie Aerospace Revealed

    Bungie has revealed the details of its mysterious Aerospace project, and it's not a new game -- but it might lead to more quality games in the future.

  • Opinion: The rise of free-to-play games

    Charging for content is a fast way to make players angry - but only if it’s implemented badly.

  • News: First Screenshot of Polish Shooter

    An upcoming shooter from new Eastern European developer Flying Wild Hog is looking pretty impressive, judging by the first screenshot.

  • News: Call of Duty is Getting its Own BlizzCon

    The newly-announced Call of Duty XP will include scale versions of multiplayer maps, concerts, and a tournament featuring a $1 million prize.

  • News: iOS Spectrum Collection Goes Freemium

    If you like to relive the glory days of gaming -- or at the very least the 80s -- and you have an iOS device, you may want to pay the App Store a visit.

  • News: Nintendo: 'No Plans' for Xenoblade in US

    Despite the best efforts of Operation Rainfall, Nintendo of America is remaining stubbornly resolute in its refusal to bring "the big three" RPGs to North American players.

  • News: Japan's gaming market sinks 16 percent in first half

    Japan's console and portable gaming market sank 16 percent in the first six months of the year as new software failed to make a splash and sales of hardware fell, according to data released on Thursday.

  • News: Deathsmiles Coming to iPhone on July 7

    If you're unfamiliar with the peculiar shooter that is DeathSmiles, let me take a moment to enlighten you. Take five underage girls. Dress them in borderline-inappropriate Gothic Lolita outfits. Provide them all with a familiar, magical power and the ability to fly. Then invite them to blast their way through a range of increasingly bizarre levels featuring screen-filling patterns of bullets and bosses as diverse as the literally-named "Giant Cow Mary" and "Deathscythe" as well as my personal favorite, "Tyrannosatan."



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