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5 of the most practical Pokémon ever

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Pokémon is a series where kids travel and participate in glorified, superpowered cockfights with dangerous creatures. But in a world where every living thing …

The no-frills 2DS is great for kids and cheaper than ever

Remember the Nintendo 2DS? Yeah, that little wedge-shaped portable console without all the bells and whistles the 3DS XL has? It's now even …

Retrogaming

Apple giving away Temple Run Oz for free via Apple Store app

As part if its on-going promotion of offering free iTunes content via the Apple Store app, Apple is offering the Temple Run: Oz game for free. The game is normally a $0.99 download via the App Store. The promotion runs until November 15, 2013. Apple previously offered free iTunes Festival tracks, …

Breach & Clear: A tactical warfare game filled with progressive action and slick graphics - App Saga

Invalid data returned from the iTunes Web Service. Check your app ID, and verify that the iTunes is currently up.<p><i>( stars with Ratings)</i> <b><br>Universal</b> …

Super-earth or mini-Neptune? Telling habitable worlds apart from lifeless gas giants

The first scenario is an atmosphere dominated by hydrogen and helium, like that of Uranus and Neptune. The second is an atmosphere composed …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Makerbot Digitizer Scans Anything To 3D Print Later

3D printing is a revolution in manufacturing and design, but right now it’s one largely limited to people with the knowledge and skills to craft an …

Was The Backlash Against The Xbox One Fair?

Microsoft suffered considerable backlash as a result of its less-than-stellar showing at E3 this year. To say that people weren't happy with the …

R/C Flying Messaging Helicopter

It’s a flying sign! The R/C Space Messenger is the remote controlled helicopter with a light-up message. You use the remote control (with LCD screen) …

Microsoft: "Absolutely no plans" to release Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft has reiterated that it has no plans to release the Xbox One without Kinect.<p>Corporate vice president Phil Harrison told Metro in a new interview that Kinect is a core component of the next-generation console.<p>"Absolutely no plans at all," Harrison said when asked if a Kinect-free bundle may …

Kinect

Nintendo reveals 2DS, a Wii U price drop and more

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Opinion: With the 2DS, Nintendo is fixing the wrong problem

Nintendo is trying frantically to fix the wrong problem.<p>With the announcement of its Nintendo 2DS, a 2D-only version of its 3D portable system, Nintendo has codified what it believes is the company's number one problem: price.<p>The 2DS will be $129.99, $40 cheaper than the normal 3DS. The price point …

New Survey Reveals iOS Remains Top Priority for Mobile Developers, but Android Seeing Broader Support

According to a new survey from research firm Forrester (via <i>TechCrunch</i>), Apple's iOS phone platform remains the highest priority for mobile software development teams, followed by the Android phone platform and the iOS tablet platform in second and third place respectively. The survey was done by …

Analyst 'Channel Checks' Suggest iWatch Coming in 2014, Pricing Guessed at $199

According to analyst Wanli Wang at CIMB Securities, as shared by <i>The Economic Times</i>, Taiwan based electronics manufacturers Inventec and Quanta have won contracts to produce Apple’s iWatch. Wang's supply chain sources indicate that Inventec will produce the majority of the iWatch at 60%, while …

Forget Mario: Super Brothers Offers iDevice Owners Classic Adventure Gameplay

It seems unlikely that Nintendo's array of classic games will reach iDevices anytime soon. Fortunately for fans of Apple's iOS, one new application …