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  • News: SpaceChem Used as Educational Tool in Schools

    The indie puzzler SpaceChem, available now from Steam, has been adopted by some UK schools as a teaching aid to help children grasp programming concepts.

  • News: Apple Suffers Courtroom Beatdown Over 'Appstore' Trademark

    A California federal judge has thrown out Apple's dispute against Amazon over the tech giant's supposed ownership of the term "App Store."

  • News: Xbox Live Temporarily Goes Offline

    With all the hacker activity that's been plaguing the gaming industry lately, any interruption can seem like an early indication of foul play. Luckily, that's not what happened to Xbox Live today, although the service did go offline for a matter of hours.

  • News: Wii U Will Support 3D TVs

    While 3DS games are always going to have some degree of 3D in them (hence the name of the system), Nintendo seems to realize that the technology is still just a fad for regular TV owners. According to an article on Joystiq, "the Wii U will support 3D televisions but Nintendo itself won't be focusing on making 3D games."

  • News: Mass Effect 3 Collector's Edition Content Revealed

    Several Mass Effect fans were quite happy to learn that promotional content and trailers for Mass Effect 3 will feature "FemShep" as well as the male Commander Shepard. Of that content, one particularly exciting piece comes by way of the Mass Effect 3 Collector's Edition, which will have both genders of the lead character on the box.

  • News: Zoom for Kinect Available August 23

    Nyko Technologies' Zoom for Kinect device, which apparently allows gamers to enjoy Kinect titles in 40% less available space, will be available from August 23 for $29.99. The Zoom lets two people play Kinect games in a space that would normally only support one person and will work with any Kinect game.

  • News: ESA's ESRB Ratings Research

    Research carried out by the Entertainment Software Association shows that while ESRB ratings are useful to some, there's still work to be done.

  • News: Sonic Tweet

    Are you getting too much done in the office? Wish that you could waste even more time using Twitter? Then Sega has the perfect answer for you.

  • News: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

    The Final Fantasy series has long been known for its excellent soundtracks, but there hasn't yet been a game to bring the music to the forefront of the experience. Until now.

  • News: Sherlock Holmes for PS3, 360 and PC

    Don your deerstalker and grab your pipe, magnifying glass and violin: it's time to get investigating with the original super-sleuth.

  • News: PlayStation Network Redesign in the Offing?

    In 2008, Microsoft's 'New Xbox Experience' reboot took a page (or was it a book?) from Sony's up-down, left-right Emmy-winning XrossMediaBar PlayStation 3 interface. According to Reg Hardware, it sounds like Sony's about to return the nod by revamping its PlayStation Network interface "along the lines of Xbox LIVE."

  • News: Gaming spending to total $74B this year, Gartner says

    Worldwide spending on electronic gaming products will total US$74 billion this year, and be driven in the coming years by fast growth in mobile and online games, Gartner said in research released on Tuesday.

  • News: Death by Advertising in AQWorlds

    Browser-based MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds has taken the bold step of punishing players whose characters die with non-skippable advertisements.

  • News: Auto Club Revolution's F2P GT Racing

    British developer Eutechnyx today revealed some details about its upcoming Auto Club Revolution, as well as confirming the title is on track to start closed beta testing this month.

  • News: Hard Lines Crash Apology

    Spilt Milk Studios inadvertently introduced a horrendous crash bug into iOS snakealike Hard Lines, and wants to make it up to the community.

  • News: The Neverhood Mobile

    1996's bizarre claymation adventure The Neverhood, originally published by Dreamworks Interactive, may be on its way to iOS and Android devices.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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