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With retro games, GameStop is once again too late

Console wars have changed. It’s no longer about cartridges, bit counts, or d-pads. It’s an endless series of proxy servers, fought by robots and …

DOS Classic Albion Gets Ported To Windows & Linux

Though we’re getting great new CRPGs thanks to Kickstarter, some gamers still love revisiting titles of the past. Thanks to DOSbox, going back in …

Linux

Ninterview: Jeremy Parish On Cataloguing The History Of The Game Boy, One Game At A Time

The original monochrome Game Boy is the elder statesman of Nintendo's handheld family, having arrived on the market back in 1989. The console became …

Zombie Vikings - Developer Diary No. 1 - IGN Video

Zoink Games explains how this hack-and-slash co-op game is different from others in the genre.

Zombies

With Mods Now Being Sold, You Can Play Skyrim for Free on PC (This Weekend)

You can play the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for free this weekend, as Bethesda celebrates the new ability for modders to sell their work through Steam.<p>Skyrim can now be downloaded and played on Steam free of charge until Monday, April 27, at 10 AM PST/1PM EST. If you like what you …

Gaming

Game Scoop! 341: Mad Max Is the New Shadow of Mordor

Mad Max, Overlord, Square Enix, and more.<p>Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week we're discussing the new Mad Max …

Mad Max

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Xbox revenue dips 24 percent thanks to Xbox One price cut

In the three months leading up to March 31, 2015, Microsoft reported a 24 percent drop in revenue from its Xbox division compared with last year, attributing much of the decline to sales of an "increased mix of lower price Xbox One" consoles. Microsoft cut the price of the Xbox One from $500 to …

Steam lets modders sell their wares, starting with 'Skyrim'

Valve's move to start selling community-created mods on its PC-game storefront looks like it could boost that $57 million user payout from earlier this year. And it's starting with <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> -- one of the most popular moddable games. The process sounds pretty easy as Valve tells …

Awesome iOS Easter egg discovered after two years, hiding in plain sight

Apple is known for placing its fair share of Easter eggs into iOS and OS X, but this is the coolest one we’ve seen in a while.<p>You know the new Voice Memos icon Apple introduced in iOS 7 Beta 2? It turns out the icon is designed after the waveform representation of someone saying “Apple.”<p>The …

Apple Watch

Apple Watch spy game brings clever twist to retro format

From James Bond’s laser Rolex to Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone, spies have always been suckers for wearable tech.<p>To salute secret agents’ fondness for the latest gadgets, the makers of <i>Spy_Watch</i> crafted their new game for the latest cutting-edge device — the Apple Watch. And, like clever spymasters, …

Apple Watch

James Bond needs $5 million to hold a Sony phone, and he still doesn't like it

Leaked Sony emails reveal dispute over product placement<p>James Bond doesn't work for free. He isn't just some gun for hire. He has standards, and values, and if you want him to use your smartphone in a movie you better come prepared with "a solid financial proposal." Because if Bond doesn't think …

James Bond

Nintendo backs off of bringing Super Nintendo games to Wii U

Bad news for Super Nintendo fans: your Wii U fix is about to dry up. Nintendo's Virtual Console, the download service offering older games on its consoles and handhelds, has never had the most robust selection. With Nintendo turning its eye towards N64 games, though, SNES releases are being left …

Germans are paranoid that the US is spying on their data

Germany and the United States have enjoyed a special relationship ever since World War II. But today, the strength of that relationship is being tested by differences over personal privacy rights: Germans deeply distrust how the US handles digital data.<p>When asked in 2013 whether they thought the US …

Surveillance

Earnings From Amazon, Google, Microsoft Swell Fortunes Of Tech Billionaires

It’s been a good few days to be a tech billionaire. The Nasdaq finally breached its dot-com bubble closing high after a fifteen-year roller coaster ride Thursday and earnings from a trio of tech-land heavyweights were padding the multi-billion dollar fortunes of Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, Google's …

Bill Gates

New version of Google Glass coming soon, says Luxottica CEO

The search giant is going forward with its connected-eyewear project, and it has partnered with the maker of Ray-Ban and Oakley for the next version.<p>The new version of Google Glass, the search giant's Web-connected eyewear, may be here soon.<p>The chief executive of Italian eyewear company Luxottica, …

Wearable Tech

How the invention factory at Quirky almost imagined its way out of business

In February of this year, the staff of the New York startup Quirky gathered at the company’s headquarters on the West Side of Manhattan. Hundreds of community members also tuned in to a live stream of the event. Normally, these Town Hall meetings were a celebration of the company’s growth, a chance …

Startups

Google apologizes for the Android robot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

Google says the content was created by a user, not the company<p>In a statement to <i>The Washington Post</i>, Google has apologized for the image of its Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo that was pointed out by <i>Cult of Android</i> earlier today. "We’re sorry for this inappropriate user-created content; …

Google Maps