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This is what it looks like to play 8-player co-op Mario on an NES

A group of graduate students at the ETH Zurich Game Technology Centre recently cobbled together a device that lets eight people cooperatively play …

Game Development

Hyrule Warriors Won't Have 3D on Older 3DS Models

Got a Link?<p>Hyrule Warriors will not feature stereoscopic 3D if you’re playing on older 3DS systems.<p>That's according to an interview with 4Gamer – …

Gaming

Xenoblade Faceplate Unveiled for New 3DS

And my God, does it look awesome.<p>Nintendo of Japan has revealed a Xenoblade Chronicles-themed faceplate for its New 3DS handheld.<p>The faceplate is …

Gaming

Rovio taps Chinese developer to create regional Angry Birds games

Fly east, Angry Bird.<p>Rovio announced today that it’s working with Chinese mobile game developer Kunlun to create Angry Birds games specifically targeted for that market.<p>“China is a massively important market and the mobile games industry is growing at a very significant pace,” said CEO Pekka …

Angry Birds

Nintendo President: Port Strikes Have Caused Amiibo and New 3DS XL Shortages

One if by land, none if by sea.<p>Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has explained the shortages of New Nintendo 3DS XL units and the erratic shipments of …

Gaming

Math Blaster is back — and it’s on Facebook

Well, this is incredibly nostalgic.<p>The classic educational game Math Blaster is back, and this time it’s on Facebook. The new version features online multiplayer and new minigames. You also don’t have to be in third grade computer class to play it.<p>The new Math Blaster has in-game purchases. It also …

Personal Computers

A card game called Exploding Kittens just made Kickstarter history

A card game about exploding kittens has officially become one of the most successful crowdsourced projects in Internet history with over 200,000 fans and just over $8 million pledged.<p>Popular comic writer Matthew Inman, who ordinarily publishes comics at The Oatmeal, is one of the creators of the …

Crowd Funding

Here's the first look at Sonic the Hedgehog's new running game

Sonic Team's next Sonic the Hedgehog game is coming to mobile platforms, Sega announced earlier this month. It's called <i>Sonic Runners</i>, and it's a free-to-play side-scrolling game meant to hearken back to the original Sonic games.<p>Sega released the first gameplay video of <i>Sonic Runners</i> this week, …

Twitter introduces TweetDeck Teams to make managing accounts easier

TweetDeck launched a new feature for power users and brands on Tuesday called TweetDeck Teams.<p>In a blog post, Twitter described it as a "simple way …

The View-Master is back. Now it's virtual reality for kids.

Remember the View-Master? That classic toy is getting a virtual reality reboot.<p>This fall, Google (GOOG) and Mattel (MAT) are coming out with a plastic viewer that pairs up with your smartphone. You can explore virtual reality environments, make three-dimensional dinosaurs appear in the real world …

Virtual Reality

Nintendo Investor: 'I Do Not Understand Video Games'

Here's an excerpt from Nintendo's annual investors Q&A, which was posted online in English this morning:<p><b>I do not understand video games and I even</b> …

WhatsApp is Now a Storytelling Medium

Here’s an interesting sign of the prevalence of messaging apps — and WhatsApp, in particular — in modern life. The soon-to-be-Facebook-owned app is being used as a medium for online storytelling. And a pretty compelling one at that too.<p>While I must confess that this story isn’t my cup of tea, I’ve …

exclusive footage of the xbox one production line

exclusive footage of the xbox one production line

974 People Playing A Super Mario Level Simultaneously

This is a video from the recent GamesCon in Germany, which had a custom Super Mario Bros. level that people could play as a time trial. After 974 …

Budget iPhone - Apple's best or worst idea?

Techradar asks: is a "budget" device the right move for Apple, or will it taint its premium image?<p>Rumours have been circulating about the 'budget iPhone', or mid-market smartphone Apple is planning to launch. Some have suggested it will have a more colourful design than its higher-end equivalent, …

iPhone

The unPC PC: computer writes sexist jokes

A computer that writes sexist jokes has been developed by scientists.<p>The machine, which has been created by scientists at the University of Edinburgh, was designed to generate its own witty one-liners following a simple set of rules.<p>The system was programmed to exploit one of the most successful …

How The iPad Stalled And Android Took Over The Tablet Market

Between the first quarter and second of 2013, tablet shipments were down 9.7%, according to research firm IDC’s latest quarterly tablet tracker. That’s one of the first times since the launch of Apple’s iPad in 2010 that tablet sales declined from one quarter to the next.<p>Oddly enough, Apple itself …

Nintendo talks up former glories after Wii U sales flop

As Nintendo's Wii U hardware continues to fall flat in the market, the console maker is hoping to remind consumers and investors of the good times that they've had with its cadre of beloved characters. In a report released today, Nintendo sugar coats the Wii U's tepid debut with highlights of that …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at …

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Microsoft Files Patent For Multiplayer Gaming Headset That Could Rival The Oculus Rift

Microsoft has filed a patent application for a multiplayer gaming headset, which may include voice interaction, eye-tracking, facial recognition technology, and a number of accelerometers and gyroscopes to track the head movement of the wearer.<p>Presuming that the patent application isn’t a defensive …

The Newest Epidemic Among College Kids: 'Sleep Texting' Syndrome

Mittens, to protect herself from her phone. To render her fingers unable to send those unconscious messages that are as embarrassing as they are senseless.<p>Yup: She's a sleep texter.<p>"It's a phenomenon occurring with the younger generation," says Elizabeth Dowdell, a nursing professor at Villanova …

Do We Expand With The Universe?

Microsoft requests itself to be removed from Google searches due to copyright infringement

As you might imagine, the request was a mistake and Google was nice enough to ignore the request. Although we could imagine the sort of mischief the …

Jokes

Major UK Retailer Drops The Wii U

U.S. Gaming Is Expensive? Check Out South Africa...

Phil Fish RAGES on Twitter. Cancels FEZ II

Iwata: Young Gamers Can't Pass Level 1 In Super Mario Bros.