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  • Opinion: Call of Duty Elite: Social Networking Comes to Shooters

    Connect, Compete, Improve. It's a mantra that doesn't quite roll off the tongue, but will soon become exceedingly familiar to the legion of Call of Duty fans around the globe.

  • Opinion: Touchscreen Nook Rooted, Gets Angry Birds, Fails

    Sometimes, hacks work. Sometimes they don't. A great example of this the Barnes & Noble Nook--the Nook Color's resulted in a lot of hacking fun, but the new E-Ink-touchscreen Nook isn't succumbing to hacking as easily.

  • Opinion: Les Paul Google Doodle Lets You Strum Guitar

    Google has created a play-along Doodle to mark the anniversary of electric guitar inventor Les Paul's birth. Les Paul (1915-2009), for those unfamiliar, was jazz/blues musician and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar that kicked-started rock and roll.

  • News: Mass Effect 3 Preview: A Shooter to the Core

    With Mass Effect 3, the epic sci-fi series' transformation from geeky RPG to hardcore shoot-em-up is complete. Fundamentally, it's the same game that became a runaway hit in 2007, but a hands-off demonstration at E3 showed a focus on fast action over careful strategy.

  • Opinion: From Dust Preview: A Spiritual Take on Strategy Gaming

    It takes something special like From Dust to pique my interest in real-time strategy. No disrespect to the genre, but the old molds of warfare and build-you-own metropolis never held my attention.

  • Video: Hands on with Nintendo's Wii U games console

    The Wii U controller was surprisingly light and responsive, except for the one time that it froze and needed to be restarted

  • Video: E3: Hands on with Sony's PlayStation 3D display

    In two-player games the 24in display shows different images to each player

  • Opinion: Nintendo @ E3 2011: Five Things We Learned

    With a new console to unveil, Nintendo seemed the likely champion of the press conference war. Did Project Cafe win the day?

  • News: Roundup: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

    E3 isn't over, but the big announcements from Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have already been made. As the dust settles from the kickoff press conferences and keynotes, PCWorld's editors attending E3 weigh-in on the big wins, the news that disappointed, and the news that made them miss appointments.

  • Opinion: Wii U: A Nintendo DS Snapped in Half?

    Nintendo calls its new split-in-two console Wii U, meant to signify "we, you," even if that sounds more like something you'd enroll in and eventually graduate from with a degree.

  • News: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 -- Four Things to Know

    If the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds inside Activision's E3 booth were any indication, the Call of Duty series is still a huge deal. The good news is that I was able to slip away from the mob for a closer look at two single-player missions in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. The bad news is that the entire demo was hands-off.

  • News: So is the Wii Finished?

    Nintendo is going all in on the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. In fact, they're so invested in their new platforms that the Wii barely rated a mention during their press conference.

  • News: Tekken Hybrid Brings Movie, Tournament HD Remake Together

    Coming this November, Tekken Hybrid is a Blu-Ray pack for PlayStation 3 that includes a 3D-compatible version of the upcoming Tekken: Blood Vengeance CG feature film and an HD, PS3 version of PS2 classic fighter Tekken Tag Tournament.

  • Opinion: Kinect Hack Turns Your Living Room Into a Nightclub

    Sick of going to the club to party it up and dance the night away? No longer do you have to leave your own home; now you can bring the party to you and pump it up with a Kinect hack laser show and some sweet beats to go with it.

  • News: Mario Kart 3DS May yet Refresh the Franchise

    When Super Mario Kart Wii arrived with a wheeze in 2008, much was made of how one of Nintendo's most storied franchises had officially passed its expiration date (even if it went on to sell millions, anyway). And yet here we are, about to receive another Mario Kart title.

  • News: Pikmin Confirmed for Wii U

    Shigeru Miyamoto confirms that Pikmin is under development for Wii U, and that it might be out sooner than you think.

  • News: Wii U May Cost Over $250

    Nintendo didn't mention anything about pricing for its new console during the press conference yesterday, but Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has dropped a few hints.

  • News: Wii U launch date rumour round-up

    Nintendo's Wii U has been unveiled at E3. We detail the specs and sift through the rumours to speculate on when it will launch in the UK

  • Video: E3: Introducing the Nintendo Wii U

    The Wii U has a 6in touchscreen controller but stops short of enabling mobile gaming

  • Video: E3: Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata details Wii U gaming device

    Wii U has a front-facing camera, microphone, touchscreen, accelerometer and other new features



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