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  • Opinion: Will Game Ads Be Less Annoying if You Interact with Them

    Ready for interactive Kinect ads? Ready or not, Microsoft's planning to make them part of your motion-control-verse soon. The company says it'll roll out something it calls NUads—the NU's short for "natural user interface"—later this year. The idea's somewhat self-evidently to engage you in ways traditional TV ads can't.

  • News: Microsoft Wants You to Tweet Coca-Cola Ads Using Kinect

    In their constant bid to try and earn more advertising dollars for Xbox Live, Microsoft is introducing Kinect-enabled advertisements (via the New York Times).

  • News: Teen Arrested for Sony Hack

    London police say 19-year-old has hacked a "number of international businesses," looking into connections with LulzSec.

  • News: Professor Layton Comes to Mobile Phones

    Layton developer Level-5 teams up with popular Japanese mobile dev DeNa to bring the professor's adventure to a whole new audience.

  • News: New Arkham City Render Reveals Robin

    It's not just us, right?

  • News: Grand Theft Auto 5 in 2012

    If you didn't know that Rockstar was working on Grand Theft Auto V ...you may not understand how video games work. But we'll save that discussion for another time; the more interesting news is that the game might be coming out as soon as next year. According to a recent GameSpot interview with "sources close to the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary, [...] the next installment in the blockbuster series is 'well under way' and is already having final touches such as minigames being applied to it."

  • News: Team Fortress 2 Free This Week

    Free is always good, and it's especially good when the thing you get for free is something you'd want anyway. To promote an upcoming update to Team Fortress 2, Valve announced (via their official site) that they're making the shooter free for everyone all this week. So, for those few people who don't already own the game, you can get in a few matches both before and after the update.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what's the best Nintendo DS game?

    PC Advisor reviews the best Nintendo DS games you can play today.

  • Test Centre: Group test: what's the best computer game?

    PC Advisor reviews the best computer games you can play right now.

  • News: Al Gore on What Makes a Good Video Game

    Want proof that video games have gone mainstream? Look no further than ex-vice president Al Gore, who called gaming "the new normal" at the Games for Change conference at New York University.

  • Opinion: Receipt Racer Is a Retro AR Game built for Retro Racing

    Since the Kinect showed up, Augmented Reality games have been lopsided to hacking for the Kinect, so it's refreshing to see something different, like this Receipt Racer. This retro top-down racing game, created by joshua noble and undef (Martin Fuchs and Philip Whitfield), combines digital input with an analog environment.

  • News: Valve Making F2P Game

    Valve's Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the company is going to release its own title using a free to play business model.

  • News: Call of Duty Lawsuit Gets Closer

    A recent court ruling against Activision brings former Infinity Ward employeees' case one step closer to reality.

  • Feature: Top stories on PC Advisor: technology news, reviews and tips, 20/06/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and trick

  • News: Reports: Sega customer database hacked

    Video game company Sega had a database hacked and sensitive information on about 1.3 million customers has been compromised, according to media reports.

  • News: Sega Hit by Hackers

    Once again, hackers have struck, this time at Sega. Some personal information has been compromised, but no payment details are in danger.

  • Opinion: Wii U Games Now Shown at E3 Due To Hardware Issues

    It's another slow-as-a-wet-wood-campfire Friday, which means—yep, let's talk about silly rumors. Like this one about Wii U games getting deep-sixed at E3 because developers were working with "underclocked" units, leading to games that supposedly looked only as good as Xbox 360 and PS3 currents.

  • News: Sega Opens New Studio

    In a time when studios are closing down all over the place, Sega has opened a new development team in the UK.

  • News: Donkey Kong '94 Hits Nintendo eShop

    One of the best versions of one of Mario's first adventures has found its way to your Nintendo 3DS via the eShop.

  • Opinion: Apple Back-to-School Deal Pales to Microsoft's Offer

    The back-to-school season is a great time for new students (or people who have latched on to their old college IDs) to get discounts on laptops and other computer gear -- not to mention awesome freebies that big PC companies throw in. Traditionally, Apple has one of the best giveaways: a free iPod touch with the purchase of a Mac. But this year, Apple went to the Land of the Lame, and was easily bested by Microsoft's superior special.



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