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  • Opinion: Slay Vampires With Your Phone

    Feel like slaying some vampires today? Or did you fall asleep watching True Blood and dreamt that you grew some fangs? Third Eye, a new free Android game from Viewdle, uses a combination of augmented reality and facial recognition technology to make a whole new kind of mobile game. Whether you're a fan of complex MMPORGs or enjoy casual social gaming, like Farmville or Mafia Wars, Third Eye offers something for everybody. The idea behind Third Eye is really cool, but I wonder if this first game in a three-part trilogy will be enough to hold the sometimes short attention span of gamers.

  • News: Sony: Hackers targeted us because we protect our IP

    Sony claims hackers targeted the firm because it tried to protect its intellectual property.

  • News: Violent Video Game Debate: Where Do We Go From Here?

    For both sides in the war over whether children should be allowed to play violent video games, today's U.S. Supreme Court decision on the issue seems to be an important battle but not the end of the war.

  • News: Minecraft 'Adventure' Update Pushed Back to Version 1.8

    Notch has indicated on his blog that the upcoming version 1.7 of Minecraft will not feature the hotly-anticipated Adventure update -- instead, it will simply add the ability for players to construct pistons as well as "a couple of bug fixes."

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade an old PC to play 3D games

    Upgrading an older PC with RAM, OS and graphics updates to play 3D games is fraught with difficulty. But with our simple guidance you should have no problems.

  • News: No Starting Over in RE: Mercenaries

    In a bizarre move, Capcom has removed the ability for players to reset their save data on the 3DS version of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries.

  • News: Double11 Behind Vita LittleBigPlanet

    The upcoming PlayStation Vita version of LittleBigPlanet will be the work of development newcomer Double11 from the UK.

  • News: Forza 4 Collector's Edition

    Microsoft and Turn 10 have revealed details of the limited Collector's Edition of Forza 4 that will be available at launch.

  • Video: Gadget makers show off consumer mobile, 3D and gaming devices

    At multiple consumer electronics shows in New York this week, gadget makers were showing off the latest in mobile, 3D and gaming devices, and expressing their confidence in the consumer electronics industry.

  • News: Team Fortress 2 Takes Top Spot on Steam

    Yesterday's news that Team Fortress 2 was to go free to play seems to have gone down well with the community. For the first time in a very long while, Counter-Strike has been knocked off the top spot of the Steam most-played list.

  • News: Brown v. EMA Verdict Next Week

    The high-profile "California v. Video Games" Supreme Court case is finally coming to a close, with a verdict expected next week.

  • News: Sonic Games Discounted

    To celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday, Sega has decided to discount a range of Sonic-related titles on PSN and the Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • Opinion: Rumor: Free-to-Play Coming to Xbox 360

    Good news, gimme-free-stuff fans: It sounds like Microsoft's planning to invite the Xbox 360 to the free-to-play party soon. Develop reports the company's actively working with developers to get the free-to-play ball rolling, prepping a micro-transaction backend for Xbox LIVE to facilitate an incremental-spend customer engagement system.

  • News: Tiny Tower's Freemium Fun

    iPhone developer Nimblebit has come up with the latest simple-but-fun game to occupy your alone-time with your phone.

  • News: Free to Play on Xbox?

    According to industry sources, Microsoft is in the process of developing a microtransaction system to bring free to play gaming to the Xbox 360.

  • News: Sonic the Hedgehog, This Is Your Life

    It all began 20 years ago, when a blue hedgehog raced out of our game consoles and into our hearts in the first Sonic the Hedgehog game. Today we celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday with a look back at his long and illustrious--though slightly confusing--career.

  • Opinion: Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore

    Harry Potter the online computer game? Or would that be Harry Potter "the online bulletin board"? No one knows for sure. In fact all we do know is that the name "Pottermore" was trademarked by Warner Bros. in 2009, that an eponymous website appeared mysteriously a week ago, and that it's since been self-identified as "a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books."

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • News: Newell: Wii U 'Fits' Valve

    Speaking to Joystiq at the 2011 Games for Change festival -- the same place where Al Gore delivered his thoughts on video games -- Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gave his input on Nintendo's new Wii U console.

  • News: L.A. Noire Nicholson Electroplating DLC Out Now

    The penultimate case for L.A. Noire -- the Nicholson Electroplating arson case -- is now available for download from Xbox Live and PSN for 320 Microsoft Points or $3.99 respectively. Rockstar Pass holders will be able to access the DLC for free from today, as will those who pre-ordered from Best Buy.



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