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Build Your Own 3D-Printed Gameboy

Adafruit shows how to build your own "Gamegirl" with a 3D-printed case, Raspberry Pi computer, and various electronic bits:<p>You are now looking at …

Raspberry Pi

Storm8 wants to become a household name in mobile games (interview)

Storm8 has more than 40 mobile games, 250 employees, and 50 million monthly active players. But it’s still considered a bit of a small fry and an unknown brand among the familiar mobile game industry leaders like King, GungHo Entertainment, and Supercell.<p>Over time, Storm8 wants to move up in the …

​How To Beat Shovel Knight In The Late '80s

The excellent <i>Shovel Knight</i> already feels like it was time-warped in from the late 1980s. Why not give it a period-appropriate tips video?<p>The …

Retrogaming

Out This Week: July 7, 2014

A mad cat scientist fuses together the gameplay of Tetris and Lemmings in MouseCraft as a new month of new releases begins.<p>With so many new games and …

Pushmo World Is My Favorite Kind Of Puzzle Game

<i>This'll be easy</i>, I said. <i>How can it not be? The game is too cute to not be easy</i>.<p>Little did I know.<p>I was playing <i>Pushmo World</i>. The game is the latest …

Indie Gaming

Retron 5: GamesBeat’s snobbiest retro gamer takes on this all-in-one classic-gaming machine

Look, I’m a pretty stubborn and obsessive guy when it comes to my classic console games. Whenever someone recommends something to me, I go out of my way to try to find both the original release and the machine to play it on. When I see an old CRT television set dumped onto the sidewalk for garbage …

Fans Are Pissed About Alleged Cheating In The Recent Pokémon Tournament

Astute <i>Pokémon</i> fans noticed something interesting during the Pokémon National Championships this past weekend—something that seemed like it should …

Pokémon

What are investors looking for in video game studios?

The game development landscape has changed dramatically over the past five years. The rise of smartphone app stores and digital distribution platforms like Steam have made it possible for small studios to attract a global fanbase without having to go through publishers to distribute and market …

Kids Are Given Game Boys, Feel Instant Sadness

Ah, Game Boys. Forget your 3DS and your iPad mini: there was a day when these handheld hunks of 8-bit glory <i>owned</i> the playground.<p>But as seen above in YouTube producers The Fine Brothers' latest "React" episode, kids today just don't get it.<p>The reactions are mixed at best.<p>"Did you really enjoy …

Oculus to hold developer's conference to rally VR support

Oculus VR has all the markings of a large company: It has an influential and well-respected staff of employees helping to produce a slickly marketed device that's making waves throughout associated industry.<p>Now the virtual reality headset maker says it's is going to hold a developer's conference to …

Virtual Reality