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Turn your Android phone into a PC gamepad with this new app

So you want a gamepad to play that new platformer on your Windows PC, but you don't relish the idea of buying an expensive peripheral that will collect dust after you're done. Are you stuck using the keyboard? Not if Ideum has its way -- it's updating its GestureWorks Gameplay virtual controller …

Guardians of the Galaxy heroes invade Minecraft, Marvel Pinball, and more

Peter “Star-Lord” Quill and the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy just got their first game, and their first movie is just days away from a global release, but they still aren’t satisfied. The “a-holes” are also going to pop up in a half-dozen other Marvel-related games over the next few …

Xbox One to land at China Telecom in September

The country's third biggest mobile carrier has scored exclusive rights to sell Microsoft's game console.<p>Microsoft's Xbox One will soon gain access to 104 million potential customers courtesy of a deal with mobile carrier China Telecom.<p>China Telecom will be Microsoft's exclusive partner in …

Telecoms

Mobile brawler Marvel Contest of Champions coming this fall

Mobile games company Kabam has thrown its hat into the ring of Marvel Comics-based games with <i>Marvel Contest of Champions</i>, a new title slated to hit mobile platforms later this year, the company announced today during San Diego Comic-Con today.<p>This "high action, high fidelity" title, according to a …

GameStop says less than half of its customers know they can trade in games

Most - as in more than half - of those who shop at GameStop don't know they can trade in their games for store credit or cash. Let that one sink in.<p>Tony Bartel, the mega-retailer's president, said this to VentureBeat yesterday. "Believe it or not, only 40 percent of the people who walk into a …

38 tips on how to play a character with a different gender to your own

Have you seen a roleplaying game go horribly wrong when someone tried to play a character of a different sex to their own? Was it a guy trying to …

The Evolution of Game Boy

<b>Game Boy</b><p><b>Released: 1989</b><p>Here it is, in all its gray, brick-shaped glory: Game Boy. The original version might not look like much now, but it was an …

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The Good, The Bad And The In-Between Of Bungie's 'Destiny' Beta

For those following along, you’ll realize that yes, this is a follow-up to my lengthy article on Destiny’s alpha I posted earlier this summer under a nearly identical name. I thought that format was effective for analysis, and so I figured I’d repeat it here. Though this probably won’t be nearly as …

Pikachu Taking Elevators and Escalators

Did I say Pikachu? Sorry, I meant Pikachus. Plural.<p>This ad marks an upcoming Pikachu event in Yokohama. The name of the event is "Pikachu Tairyou …

Pokémon

Drawing Video Game Selfies Can Get Really Silly

<i>French Girls</i> is an app that lets you post selfies for other people to then draw, the name coming from that line in <i>Titanic</i>. So what happens if you …

Hedgehogs

Optimus Prime is no longer just a truck, he's a PlayStation

Toymaker Takara Tomy is re-imagining Optimus Prime as a heroic robot that transforms into the original PlayStation for a new toy that will release next year.<p>Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Takara Tomy announced the "Optimus Prime featuring Original PlayStation" today as part of a dual …

The most progressive game of the summer is the one you're probably not playing

Video games have been my home since I was young, and today I'd argue that they're even more than that — they're part of my livelihood. But the experiences they've given me have always been narrow, filtered through the eyes of one beefy white guy after another.<p>Yes, it's hard enough to get developers …

Here is why you probably won't get into the LittleBigPlanet 3 private beta this August

An upcoming <i>LittleBigPlanet 3</i> private beta is scheduled to begin this August, but Sony warns that access to it will be tough.<p>The company has already selected a number of community creators from fansite LBPCentral to participate in the limited test, promising that those chosen will receive invites in …

Destiny beta now open to all, no code required

<i>Read our full Destiny review.</i><p>You can now jump into Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i> beta if you own a PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, or Xbox One, no download …

Apple Watch

Skylanders launching more powerful premium figures this fall

This fall, Activision will launch Skylanders Eon's Elite, a premium toy line featuring eight new collectible figurines of the franchise's most beloved heroes, the company announced at San Diego Comic-Con today.<p>The line will launch with two figurines, Spyro (above) and Chop Chop (below), with the …

Official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game hits Play Store

Just in time for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, an official action game has just gone live in the Google Play Store. Players pick …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Modern Combat 5 for iPhone and iPad now available

We got an early look in our Modern Combat 5 review yesterday, and now y'all can get in on the best first-person-shooter to hit iOS in some time. This …

Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins expands educational gaming app

Trip Hawkins' educational gaming company If You Can on Thursday released an expansion of its<p>iPadgame that aims to teach children lessons about social and emotional behavior.<p>This year Hawkins, formerly the founder and chief executive of games giant<p>Electronic Arts, unveiled the new game, called "If." …

Microsoft helps to launch free web-based version of Catan board game

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team has announced it has helped to launch a free web-based version of the classic board game Settlers of Catan called …

Board Games

You got Tomodachi Life in my Smash Bros.

I'm glad Nintendo is paying so much attention to <i>Tomodachi Life</i>. Someone over at the <i>Smash Bros.</i> team really likes the quirky game as well, since it's …

The Deer God funded, now coming to Wii U and Xbox One too

Did you get your pledge in for <i>The Deer God</i>? I didn't, because these days I try to severely limit the number of projects I back on Kickstarter, but …

PS Vita

Kevin Drew to Tour With Belle and Sebastian, Modest Mouse, J Mascis, Thurston Moore

<i>Photo by Norman Wong</i><p>Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew has announced a North American tour in support of the recently released <i>Darlings</i>. It features Drew playing with Belle and Sebastian, Modest Mouse, J Mascis, and Thurston Moore. Check out the full schedule below.<p><b>Update:</b> Drew has also made the stems …

British Columbia

Lost 'Wild Style' Breakbeats Unearthed For Lavish 7-Disc Vinyl Set

Historic hip-hop instrumentals get first official release in America<p>On August 12th, DJ and label owner Kenny Dope is releasing all 13 instrumentals …

Elizabeth Olsen Sings Rilo Kiley's "Go Ahead" in Clip From Jenny Lewis-Scored Film Very Good Girls

<i>Very Good Girls</i> is a new film, in theaters on July 25, that features a score by Jenny Lewis. The film stars Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen, who play two friends pining over the same guy (Boyd Holbrook). Below, find a clip from the film, which features Olsen singing Lewis' old band Rilo Kiley's</i> …

Demi Moore

See Miley Cyrus Dance in Pharrell Williams' 'Come Get It Bae' Video

Although the singer "directs" a group of models dancing to his song, he steps out from behind the camera to join Cyrus<p>Pharrell Williams spends most …