Michael Griffin

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Google updates Play services with Drive API, Google+ sharing, turn-based multiplayer, and more

Google is now rolling out its Google Play Services 4.1 update, bringing a medley of additions and enhancements to developers who want to integrate Google services into their mobile apps — and broadening the range of games players can now play and developers can bring to the platform.<p>Play Games now …

Fable Anniversary Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

The Fable remake for Xbox 360 has gone gold.<p>With the release of Fable Anniversary less than a month away, developer Lionhead has announced that the …

Why The 3DS Is Killing It And The PS Vita Is Still Struggling

From perplexing, headache-inducing near-flop, to something that Nintendo can now confidently call a “powerhouse,” the 3DS is one of the more impressive video game turnaround stories in recent years. Some, myself included, have wondered about any company’s ability to sell a dedicated portable gaming …

State of Decay dev signs multi-year, multi-title agreement with Microsoft Studios

<i>State of Decay</i> developer Undead Labs has signed a multi-year, multi-title agreement with Microsoft Studios, founder Jeff Strain announced on the studio's official blog.<p>Strain notes that more details on the agreement will be shared later this year, as the developers "think it's best if we just keep …

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster - Comparison Conversation - IGN Video

IGN Final Fantasy fanatics break down their concerns about what's coming to the FFX/X-2 HD remake.

Most Anticipated: Halo for Xbox One

Let's get this one out of the way nice and early: we don't know much about Halo 5, or Halo for Xbox One, or Halo: whatever it ends up being called.<p>We …

25 Xbox One Games to Play in 2014

From Snake to Sora, 2014 has you covered.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>When the Xbox One was released in November 2013, it did so alongside a handful of great …

Amazon Games team lists its top 10 of 2013

The folks on the Amazon Games team put together their top 10 games of 2013, and the online retailer is offering discounts on some of the honorees.<p>It's a list with some eclectic choices and a few surprising rankings:<p><i>Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch</i><i>Super Mario 3D World</i><i>Divekick</i><i>Rayman</i> …

Project CARS’ Visuals Put Every Other Racing Game To Shame, New Screenshots | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

And it keeps getting better and better (at least visually). Slightly Mad Studios has released a new set of screenshots for Project CARS, displaying …

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Hackers Take Control of Xbox's Official Twitter and Instagram Accounts for About Three Hours (UPDATED)

Looks like there’s no peace for Microsoft’s official Twitter accounts lately: After the rather hilarious but pretty harmless hoopla happened about …

Everything we know about PlayStation Now so far

You’ll need a PlayStation 3 DualShock 3 to play the games on TV and tablets. PlayStation 4 will use the DualShock 4.<p>You’ll still be able to earn trophies like you do in current PS3 games.<p>Multiplayer will also work just like it does on PS3. You can play against other people who are playing the …

UCSF study shows gaming makes you cognitively younger (video)

A slew of negatives plague video games -- Peter Pan Syndrome, hyper-violence, camping -- but their youthfulness could do just what Nintendo's <i>Brain Age</i> promised: improve elderly brain function. Over four years, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco had a group play a custom game …