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Supernauts lets you save the world with creativity

Supernauts merges Minecraft, Lego and Lemmings<p>Helsinki-based studio Grand Cru is bringing a 3D world-building game to iOS devices that will let players build new worlds like in <i>Minecraft</i>, save humanity through puzzle-solving and run their own civilization in space.<p><i>Supernauts</i> — Grand Cru's first …

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Xbox One

Ouya gives early adopters store credit as apology for shipping late, missing controllers

In a mea culpa to Ouya's early adopters, the company is handing out store credit to owners of the Android-powered console in an attempt to dull the platform's growing pains (late shipments, missing controllers and other delays).<p>In an email to customers, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman addresses those who …

Saints Row 4 NEW GAMEPLAY! Character Creator! - Inside Gaming

How To Download And Install Apple's iOS 7 Beta

About this time every year, Apple gives a gift to mobile developers: the newest version of iOS. Developers then have most of the summer to play with the beta version and ready their apps for the full release of the operating system when the new iPhone is launched later in the year.<p>This year Apple …

The vegetation A-Team of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plant power<p>You can think of PvZ: Garden Warfare as a botanical horde mode, with third-person run-'n'-gun action against a relentless army of the …

The Wonderful 101 crapped a rainbow in our brains

It's morphin' time<p>Platinum Games is known for its over-the-top, visually stimulating action sequences, which can utterly overload the senses in the …

Ubisoft won't develop Wii U-exclusive games until Nintendo sells more systems

One of Nintendo's strongest traditional partners has said that it won't create exclusive titles for the Wii U as long as the system's poor sales continue. Speaking to <i>Kotaku</i> at this week's E3 conference, CEO Yves Guillemot said, "We need more sold." Ubisoft is one of the few publishers to release a …

Gaming

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …

British Columbia

The longest words in English: do you know what they mean?

The longest word in German – <i>Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz</i>, meaning "the law concerning the delegation of duties for …

New Mars Rock Mystery: What Has Curiosity Discovered Now?

NASA's Curiosity rover is still uncovering new headscratchers for its science team as it finishes up exploration at its second drill site, nicknamed …

Deep-Sea Dump: ROVs Expose Trashed Ocean Floor | WIRED

<i>A metal box submerged in nearly 8,000 feet of water is now in the realm of crabs and octopi. Image copyright 2006, MBARI.</i><p><i>This can of Coors has boldly</i> …

Early Buzz: Is 'Man of Steel' This Summer's Best Blockbuster? – /Film

Between a small handful of very good, very early reviews and a strong marketing campaign, <b>Zack Snyder</b>‘s <i>Man of Steel</i> has been getting pretty great buzz …

Saturn's Moon Dione May Have Once Had Subsurface Ocean

Saturn's moon Dione may have once been home to a subsurface ocean. Scientists found evidence that Dione may have been active in the past after …

Promotions on iPhone Start to Pile Up

Just when the new iPhone will arrive remains to be seen, but those willing to buy the current models can do so at pretty hefty savings.<p>Last week, …

Wwdc

Curiosity finds ancient streambed on Mars - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — Rounded pebbles on the surface of Mars indicate that a stream …

Space

New ET detection method leads to quest for world’s largest telescope

Astronomers want to search for heat signatures of nearby planets. They’ll need a giant telescope to do the job. The pay-off could be an …

Telescopes

The Best RPG Writing

Writing a narrative for a lengthy RPG is tricky. Not only do writers have to consider character development, realistic dialogue, and story …

Creative Writing

Game of the year 2013

The best games of 2013<p>As we inch ever closer to 2014, December's light release schedule provides a perfect opportunity to reflect on all the great …

Gaming

Moments: The End Of The World In Grandia

Grandia was the first RPG that kept me awake at night. The skillful way in which the player is rewarded for getting through dungeons and other …

Motivation

Mushroom 11 shows what life is like after the apocalypse

When you first take a look at Mushroom 11, it's hard to tell just what exactly you're looking at. On an iPad screen sits an amorphic organism in a …

Monster Hunter 4 trailers show new environments, beasts and cliff-hanging combat

A quartet of new trailers for <i>Monster Hunter 4</i> show the new locales and enemies in the next installment in Capcom's wildly popular monster-slaying franchise.<p>Much of the trailers' content will be familiar to series fans; the new environments, equipment and enemies look like what people expect a …

Skyrim Update 1.9 Adds Legendary Skills, Removes Overall Level Cap

A new Skyrim update 1.9 has been rolled out this week by Bethesda for PC gamers via Valve’s Steam gaming network, which now removes the highest level …

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic now available on iPad for $10

The iPad is no stranger to nostalgia-filled gaming sessions, and today Apple's platform is welcoming yet another popular OG title into its hefty ranks. More specifically, we're referring to <i>Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic,</i> a game which will surelybring a great deal of excitement to those who …

How The Makers of The Last Of Us Almost Spoiled Their Own Game In 2011

It Looks Like Wind Waker and Plays Like Super Mario 64. Fantastic.

Blizzard to donate illicit proceeds from ‘Diablo 3’ auction house bug to charity

Recently, players in <i>Diablo III</i> discovered an exploit that allowed players to duplicate gold. Blizzard was quick to fix this bug, but not before …

Diablo

Phoenix Wright: Dual Destinies trailer teams Phoenix and Apollo up against a jailbird prosecutor

The latest trailer for Capcom's 3DS adventure game <i>Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies</i> shows the series' two defense attorneys teaming up against an enigmatic new prosecutor.<p>In the trailer, both Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice (stars of the first three and the fourth Ace Attorney games, …

Microsoft explains its design philosophy for Xbox One

Two weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled Xbox One. We saw the physical hardware and the system’s operating system in action. The company positioned the device as an all-in-one media solution that plays games but also handles television and video content. The engineers and designers inside Microsoft are …