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Report: Samsung To Launch 'Gear VR' Virtual Reality Headset At IFA 2014

<b>[Update: 7/9/2014]</b><p>A PR spokesperson for Samsung had only this to say about the Gear VR report:<p>“Samsung is committed to relentless innovation and new products are always in development, but at this time we don’t have any information to share on the speculation on Gear VR.”<p>That’s not a denial, and …

First trailer shows next 'Assassin's Creed' will be set during the French Revolution

Ubisoft has posted the first trailer for its upcoming next-gen <i>Assassin's Creed</i> game, <i>Assassin's Creed: Unity</i>. The game — expected to be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC later this year — will be set in Paris during the French Revolution.<p>The short video focuses on the game's environments, …

GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS

<b>GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS</b><p>If you have a passion for comics and games but suck at remembering your keyboard keys, then a keyboard skin from Killer Duck Decals may be perfect for you.<p>Depending the skin you choose, ‘WASD’ could mean White Mage, Akuma, Samus, Dr. Eggman or Wolverine, Apocalypse, Spider-man, Deadpool.<p>Each keyboard skin is $12 and though they are specifically made for the Mac keyboard, they will also work with other keyboards.<p>If you do own a Mac keyboard though, the decals will still let …

974 People Playing A Super Mario Level Simultaneously

This is a video from the recent GamesCon in Germany, which had a custom Super Mario Bros. level that people could play as a time trial. After 974 …

Meet The First Guy To Beat "The Legend Of Zelda"

The Fall 1987 issue of <i>Nintendo Fun Club News</i> reported an exciting development: Ten players had beaten their "new hit video game," <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. Released on Aug. 22 of that year, <i>Zelda</i> would go on to sell more than 6 million copies and become a cultural phenomenon, spawning dozens of games and …

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 update adds more user storage, app installs on SD cards

When the 16 GB version of Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 launched, users were disappointed to find that only a little more than half of the user accessible …

Galaxy S4 Active root app available from famous iPhone jailbreak hacker Geohot

Famous iPhone (and Sony PlayStation) jailbreaker Geohot has already rooted the recently released Galaxy S4 Active rugged phone.<p>Moreover, he provided an app which any Galaxy S4 Active owner can use to root his or her device without hassle. Naturally, we’ll remind you that we don’t advise you to root …

Thief steals iPhones, leaves Samsung Galaxy

Crime can, on occasion, veer into the territory of art.<p>It can also brush itself against black humor.<p>You must decide what you see here, when I relay the details of a robbery at a Virginia wireless store.<p>The police allege that Travis Montgomery Snyder, 25, took to a glass case with vigor at DMW …

Samsung undercuts Retina MacBook Pro with $1,399.99 Ativ Book 9 Plus

Samsung's looking to offer laptop buyers a compelling alternative to Apple's machines with its new marquee Windows 8 ultrabook, the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus. The company has revealed today that the high-end machine will start at $1,399.99 and will go up for pre-order on August 18th. That price …

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

New leaks point to US Galaxy S4 Minis, more Megas

AT&T may have just added the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to its lineup, but it's already eyeing Samsung's Galaxy S4 Mini, according to a well-connected industry source. AT&T isn't alone either in coveting the smaller, scaled-back version of the Galaxy S4. A series of tweets from prominent smartphone …

Samsung's Smart Watch Ads Are Killing Apple's Ads For The iPhone 5C Right Now

TV advertising analytics firm Ace Metrix found that Samsung's awesome ad featuring clips from futuristic shows and movies scored an extremely strong 682 on its 950-point Ace Score scale.<p>The most popular ad for Apple's 5C, on the other hand, scored a 522. Neither Apple nor Samsung is a client of Ace …

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that Samsung could be readying the …

Will Samsung rush GS5 out the door in January?

The Samsung Galaxy S5 could be just a couple of months away, as a new report suggests that the sequel to the Galaxy S4 will be rushed out following a recent slowdown in sales.<p>Korean site Naver -- founded by ex-Samsung staffers, incidentally -- reports that the S5 will be revealed in January. Rumors …

Galaxy S4 Mini leaked in bubble gum colors for AT&T and Sprint (update: Verizon too)

We're not sure what happened to the alleged GS4 Mini for Verizon, which popped up a couple of months ago and still hasn't materialized. Nevertheless, here we go with some freshly leaked images courtesy of @evleaks, this time purporting to show Samsung's shrunken GS4 in various degrees of color …

Minecraft documentary now available on YouTube

<i>Minecraft: The Story of Mojang</i>, a documentary from 2 Player Productions about the rise of developer Mojang, is now available to watch on YouTube.<p>Originally funded through Kickstarter, <i>Minecraft: The Story of Mojang</i> features more than an hour and a half of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews. …

Deep Inside This Museum Lies the Holy Grail of Adventure Games

The library inside the National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York isn't your average hall full of dog-eared books. It houses some original …

Game over: Nintendo ends production of the original Wii

Nintendo's dream of a motion controlled future is over. Nintendo Japan has announced that production on the original Wii console, which debuted in 2006, has ended, with a statement on the company's site reading simply "production over." The news isn't exactly surprising — Nintendo alluded to it at …

This is what happens after four hours of Stanley Parable's baby game

<b>Warning:</b> This post and video contain spoilers for <i>The Stanley Parable</i> remake!<p><i>The Stanley Parable</i> players are in for a rather hilarious surprise if they manage to play the narrator's baby-crawling minigame for exactly four hours, as evidenced by the above video posted to YouTube by user "dustily."<p>In …

RIP, Wii — Nintendo ceases production of its first motion-control console

Nintendo is no longer manufacturing the original Wii system.<p>The company updated the Wii’s Japanese website yesterday to reveal that it ceased production of the motion-controlled device, as first spotted by Twitter user Cheesemeister3k.<p>Nintendo’s home console efforts will now shift completely to its …

PlayStation 4 commercial takes us back through Sony's gaming history

A new video promoting Sony's PlayStation 4 takes the viewer back to the halcyon days of 1995.<p>In 1995, Bill Clinton was the President of the United States, the Internet became fully privatized with the launch of America Online and Prodigy, the comic strip <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> ended and Sony launched its …

Destiny beta codes available this week

Codes to access the Destiny beta will be sent out "randomly" over Facebook and Twitter this week, developer Bungie has said.<p>The beta for the open-world shooter is not due to go live until early 2014, and beta access will also be made available to those who preorder the game at selected …

Uncovering the backbeat behind Spelunky's random levels

Mossmouth's <i>Spelunky</i> is a game with two complimentary pillars: It's brutally difficult, and its levels are randomly generated. Darius Kazemi's Spelunky Generator aims to lift a bit of the fog surrounding the latter.<p>Kazemi created the tool with a modded copy of the original, PC version of <i>Spelunky</i> to …

Failed Kickstarter campaign to blame for Dark Matter's ending (update)

Independent developer InterWave Studios released a statement on Steam yesterday explaining that the reason its recently-released survival horror game <i>Dark Matter</i> ends abruptly is because of the studio's failed Kickstarter campaign.<p>The studio launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign in June of …

Want to Sell Your Game? Don't Tick Off YouTubers

Only a few days after its release, the mind-bending indie game The Stanley Parable has sold over 100,000 copies, its developer announced in a blog …

Slender: The Arrival launching Oct. 28 on Steam, consoles in 2014

<i>Slender: The Arrival</i>, the spooky survival horror title based on the Something Awful myth of the Slender Man, will be available Oct. 28 via Steam on Windows PC, just in time for Halloween.<p>The Steam version is being published by Midnight City, the indie label created by Majesco Entertainment earlier …

EA working on 'high-end' mobile Battlefield game

Electronic Arts' president of labels Frank Gibeau revealed in an interview with the New York Times that the company is working on a Battlefield mobile game.<p>When asked whether he believed that a game like Battlefield could be enjoyed on a smaller screen, Gibeau said that aside from being able to …

Fez shown running on PS Vita

Polytron last night released a brief video clip of platformer Fez running on PlayStation Vita.<p>The Canadian developer wrote on Twitter, "Oh hey, what do we have here?" Linked to the message was a Vine clip showing what the game looks like on Sony's portable.<p>The video does not show much action, but …

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