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Super Time Force 'feature-locked' and definitely coming in 2013

Capy Games' time-bending, side-scrolling shoot 'em up <i>Super Time Force</i> is "definitely" coming this year, Capy president Nathan Vella told Polygon. The Xbox Live Arcade game, which has been playable in various incarnations featuring evolving gameplay mechanics, is now feature-locked, he said.<p>At PAX …

This App Can Make Anyone A Video Game Designer

Draw the design for a level on graph paper, and Pixel Press can translate it into a real, playable game<p>Who hasn't sat on the couch at the end of a marathon gaming session and wondered what it would be like to make a game rather than just play one? With Pixel Press, anyone can do both—no coding …

Chernobyl Now

Are nuclear disasters the new normal?<p>On April 26, 1986, two powerful explosions tore through Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, flipping the reactor's giant 2,000-ton concrete lid into the air like a coin. White-hot chunks of the nuclear core rained down on adjacent buildings, setting …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

GOG.com Opens A New Indie Developer Portal As It Looks To Broaden Its DRM-Free Games Catalogue

Once upon a time, Good Old Games started life as a way for users to buy vintage games without DRM, trading on the willingness of companies like Ubisoft to offer up back catalogue titles without their usual restrictions on copying and sharing. The Cyprus-based company later rebranded as just plain …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Impossible? No, upsalite really is the wonder stuff

Making a mistake at work is seldom a good thing. Whether it's spilling hot coffee over yourself before a meeting or sending an insulting email about your boss to your boss, it rarely ends well.<p>Unless you work in Uppsala University, Sweden, where accidentally leaving equipment running over the …

SpaceX's 10-story tall Grasshopper rocket flies sideways in latest launch

Elon Musk's hypothetical Hyperloop is getting all the attention this week, but another one of his futuristic transportation pet projects is progressing by leaps and bounds in the real world. SpaceX's reusable, vertical landing, Grasshopper rocket took to the skies once again in McGregor, Texas, …

Orbotix Teaches Its Smartphone-Controlled Ball Some New Tricks

Orbotix, the maker of the Sphero — a rolling robot ball that can be controlled by iPhone or Android — is ready with an updated version of the …