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Smurf Village $100 iOS credit card orders shock parents

12/21/2010, Playing games on various platforms such as Android or iOS isn’t a big deal, since the games generally don’t cost more than a few bucks, not to mention they’re often free. That being said, with Apple enabling in-app purchases, many...

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd fever sweeps through Japan

12/08/2010, Japan is really serious about their games – as evident by the release of Monster Hunter Portable 3rd which has sold more than two million copies ever since it hit the Land of the Rising Sun on December 1st. This latest iteration will see the...

OCOSMOS OCS1 UMPC Ready by March 2011

11/29/2010, OCOSMOS’s OCS1 UMPC is a Windows 7-based system that will run on Intel’s Oak Trail processing platform with a single-core 1.5 GHz or 1.9 GHz CPU. The device is slated to launch by March 2011, though pricing nor exact availability were not...

RGB LED Tetris Game

11/08/2010, Since Tetris was originally conceived by a Russian, it makes perfect sense for his fellow countryman, Stanislav Ponomarev, to utilize his knowledge of the NerdKit Microcontroller in order to churn out the rather impressive RGB LED Tetris Game. This might...

Tactile+Plus makes arcade gaming a snap

11/08/2010, The Tactile+Plus for iPhone and iPod touch that is being sold by Japan aims to make arcade gaming simple on either device. Looking like some sort of weird stickers, it is capable of letting you handle the latest games on the iOS platform such as Street...

Augmented Reality Laser Tag Gaming Patent for the iPhone

11/05/2010, There’s a game of laser tag for that. To parody Apple’s trademarked “there’s an app for that” slogan, the company has applied for a patent that will bring augmented reality laser tag-like gaming to the iPhone that would take...

Microsoft To Launch New Online PC Game Store On Nov 15

10/22/2010, Microsoft has increased its stakes in the gaming industry by debuting an on-demand Web store for PC games, namely Games For Windows Marketplace. The store will be launched on November 15 and will offer PC gamers a robust lineup of games, with recurring...

Gameloft Sells More Than 20 Million Games On The App Store

09/21/2010, If there was any doubt that game development companies were serious about Apple’s iOS platform, the announcement by mobile game developer Gameloft that it has sold more than 20 million games on the App Store should blow away any such doubts....

Activision Wants to Sell You Deleted Scenes from Your Video Games

09/16/2010, Just like in movies, not all scenes in a video game may make in the final product that you play on your computer or from your home entertainment console, and just like DVDs those deleted scenes from video games may still reach consumer eyes. Game maker...

My Garden for Nintendo 3DS looks stunning

09/15/2010, While the Nintendo 3DS has yet to be released officially, Electronic Arts (EA) presence at the Tokyo Game Show has resulted in the release of their latest Nintendo 3DS title, known as My Garden. What you see above is the actual screenshot, and we must...

Xbox Kinect, Hands-On

06/17/2010, I have jumped in front of an Xbox 360 and tried Microsoft’s Kinect motion control system (formerly known as Project Natal) with Kinect Sports, Driving and Dancing Central. I do “ok” at bowling, but I’m clearly a lame dancer…...

Amazon looks to include games in new Kindle

05/17/2010, Amazon knows that their Kindle eReader device has been having a hard time pushing out new and higher sales figures ever since the competition got tough, but that doesn’t mean they are going to sit back and fade into obscurity. The company has...

Steam For Mac Launch Details Revealed

05/11/2010, With Steam for Mac set to debut tomorrow, we’ve got a little last minute information for you, thanks to the press release. The good news will come in the form of Steam Play, which allows users to purchase a game once and play it on all Steam...