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Ralph Baer, inventor of the first home console, dies aged 92

Ralph Baer, inventor of the first home console system, has died aged 92.<p>Baer, who died on Saturday at his home in Manchester, New Hampshire, created …

Assassin's Creed: Identity is a 3D action-adventure game for iPad

Ubisoft has stealthily released Assassin's Creed: Identity, a free 3D action adventure game for iPad.<p>This latest Assassin's Creed game - you'd be …

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Sells A Million Copies Opening Weekend In Japan

Destiny may be all the rage right now in the West, but overseas, Japan has a new obsession. This past weekend was the debut of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, and as expected, the game sold at an exceptionally brisk pace.<p>The handheld version of the game moved 1M copies its opening week in Japan. That …

Dear Sony, Here's Why So Many People Are Buying The PS4

Selling more PS4s than you could have hoped for is a good problem to have. Not knowing why you’re selling more of them than you could’ve have hoped for is, well, a bit of a problem for Sony. When Sony executive Shuhei Yoshida told Eurogamer, “It’s just beyond our imagination” and he was “asking …

Sony Is Mystified By Massive PS4 Sales

If you wonder how it’s possible that Sony has sold a remarkable 10 million PS4s since launch, you’re in good company. Shuhei Yoshida, Sony’s President of Worldwide Studios, says that he and Sony at large are asking themselves the same question. In an extensive interview with Eurogamer, he says that …

Google acquires Emu, one of the best smart messaging services around

Google’s list of acquisitions extends to lengthy measures, but their latest purchase happens to be a very interesting and exciting one. Emu is a smart messaging service with features you will be be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. What does Google want with it?<p>Well, first things first – they want to …

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SimCity now has a free trial version | PC Invasion

<i>SimCity</i> has been out for a while and has its flaws but you may want to test it out.<p>This new free trial which is being offered by EA and Maxis lets …

Bioshock Coming to iPads and iPhones

Because mobile gaming, as we all know, is for “casual” gamers. That Bioshock teaser we saw recently wasn’t for a new game at all, but rather a mobile version of the now-classic Bioshock 1. Irrational Games’ horrific tale of an objectivist utopia gone terribly wrong will be able to run on modern …

The Solution To Destiny's Friends-Only Raid Problem

It seems more and more people have caught wind of the issue I addressed last week, where Bungie has revealed that end-game raids in Destiny will require you to secure five friends in order to play them, as there is no randomized matchmaking for the instances.<p>While there is plenty to do in Destiny’s …

10 Things You May Have Missed in Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy has rightly been hailed as one of Marvel’s best movies to date, and with a sequel already pencilled in for 2017, …

Game Of Thrones Finale Sets New Piracy Record

The season finale of Game Of Thrones may have contained one or two surprises – but the piracy data certainly doesn’t. Yup, once again the show has broken all records for illegal viewing, clocking up more than 1.5 million downloads during the first 12 hours.<p>The news is unlikely to bother program …

The Curious Case Of Self-Proclaimed 'Pay-to-Win' SoulCalibur: Lost Swords

I just finished reading what has to be one of the strangest interviews I’ve seen in quite a while, one that SiliconEra conducted with Bandai Namco’s Masaaki Hoshino, producer of PS3′s SoulCalibur: Lost Swords. In it, Hoshino details why exactly they decided to make a single player-only fighting …

Why The PS4 Continues To Dominate

At a certain point, probably around E3 last summer, the stars began to align for Sony's PS4. While that cosmic description in some ways elides the impressive work from everyone at Sony, it’s hard to look at it any other way. Sony rode a massive wave of approval from the core gaming fanbase, all the …

Face-Off: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

Following on from a crisply executed Kingdom Hearts HD re-release, Square Enix now unbinds Final Fantasy X's world of Spira from the PS2's decade-old …

Final Fantasy

Samsung launches its smart home efforts for the home that only has Samsung

Are you an Android(s goog) fan? More specifically are you a Samsung fan? If so, then the connected home stuff that Samsung is launching today might …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Ellen Oscar Selfie Officially Most Retweeted Photo Ever, 2.5 Million and Counting

Last night, thanks to a little star-studded tweeting, Ellen DeGeneres managed to break Twitter with a selfie… a selfie that has gone on to break the …