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Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and measurement company.<p>OptoFidelity said that it used its own Touch Panel Performance Tester to measure the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, and Samsung …

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 …

'Mega Man' creator takes to Kickstarter to fund spiritual successor

Keiji Inafune has taken to Kickstarter to fund his next project, a side-scrolling action game called <i>Mighty No. 9</i>. Inafune is best known for his work on the <i>Mega Man</i> franchise, and his latest effort has quite a bit in common with the Blue Bomber. Not only does the game star a similar-looking young …

Donkey Kong

Nintendo's iconic mascot first appeared in this 1981 arcade classic. Originally named "Jumpman," he hopped barrels and climbed ladders in an effort to rescue "Lady" from the giant ape.

The Classics: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ and the raw thrill of unchecked speed

Every ride home from the video game store was a strange exercise in lust and this one was no different. I sat in the passenger seat and immersed myself in the sacred act of unwrapping and popping open the big black container shell, fondling the rounded cartridge in my hands as if the magic on the …

via lerms:

Thanks again so very much to Chogrin Muñoz for the invitation to this awesome art show, the 3NES Show at Bottleneck Gallery, a tribute to Super Mario, Zelda, and Metroid… Here’s my piece, which I decided to form as a tryptich, and some sketches and pictures of the process.

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

YouTube's 'Missile Command' Easter egg puts the video in video game

Protect your cat videos for great justice. A new YouTube easter egg lets you play <i>Missile Command</i> — that artifact of early '80s Cold War consciousness and Golden Age game mechanics — above whatever video you’re watching. Just load up the Flash player and type "1980" anywhere outside a text field to …

Japanese Woodblock Prints of Classic Video Game Characters

The ingenious series “Ukiyo-e Heroes” depicts classic video game characters in illustrations inspired by traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock …