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PrioVR mo-cap gaming suit successfully hits Kickstarter goal

After an impressive showing at CES, the motion-based PrioVR game controller suit has blown past its Kickstarter funding goal of $75,000. With 41 days of funding left to go, the project has already pulled in over $132,700. The suit is available in three configurations: a half-body suit that tracks …

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The first limited edition PS4 is a regular PS4 with a gold emblem

Despite Japan's rich gaming culture, the new consoles that've taken pride of place in <i>your</i> living room are still considered next-gen in the Land of the Rising Sun. While Microsoft still hasn't offered a firm date for the Xbox One's arrival, Sony's PlayStation 4 makes its Japanese debut this coming …

Gunslugs hits PS Vita Feb. 18, dev teases more ports

<i>Gunslugs</i> will arrive on PlayStation Vita Feb. 18, Tj'ien Twijnstra, creative director at Abstraction Games, revealed today in a PlayStation Blog post.<p>Twijnstra wrote in a comment that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to purchase the retro-styled shooter for $1.99, a 20 percent discount off …

Wearable PrioVR controller hits Kickstarter target

PrioVR, a wearable suit that enables full-body motion control in games without the use of a camera, has achieved its Kickstarter goal, with 41 days still to remain in the campaign.<p>Shown at CES, playing a custom, Unity-based first-person shooter, PrioVR relies on a series of inertial sensors worn on …

Activision and Hasbro reveal Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark

We’re getting another Transformers game just in time for the franchise’s next blockbuster movie.<p>Continuing its bet on blockbuster movie games, Activision announced today that it will make the Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark video game in a partnership with Hasbro.<p>The game will debut on the …

​The Creators of Rock Band Are Making A Musical First-Person Shooter

Killer Is Dead coming to PC in May

Suda51's cybernetic executioner Mondo Zappa is coming over from consoles to PC. Killer Is Dead, released on Xbox 360 and PS3 last year, is coming to …

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HugeDomains.com - PeriscopePost.com is for sale (Periscope Post)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

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Legend Of Zelda Turned Into Playing Cards By Artist

by bryantgolden Monday, February 17, 2014 at 02:37 PM<p>Oh awesome. I think I'll buy these even though I rarely play with cards just because they look …

Farsight has been forced by Apple to cancel its season pass for the third season of Pinball Arcade.<p>"Most of you are aware that Apple has denied us …

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Microsoft conducting Xbox One digital pricing experiment with Ryse sale

Microsoft has said it will begin experimenting with its digital pricing on Xbox One.<p>In response to user requests for cheaper digital games, Ryse: Son of Rome will be reduced to $39.99 between February 18 and 24, with an additional sale on the game's DLC starting on February 25.<p>"That’s far better …

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Peter Molyneux believes ripping people off with free-to-play games won’t last (interview)

<i>Disclosure: The Dutch government paid my way to Casual Connect Europe, where I moderated a session. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>AMSTERDAM — Peter Molyneux is an elder statesman of video games who has made the leap from consoles to mobile gaming. The creator of titles like Fable is now working …

Pixelated brawler Treachery in Beatdown City hits Kickstarter

<i>Treachery in Beatdown City</i> developer NuChallenger launched a Kickstarter campaign last week for the game, which the studio characterizes as a new take on the side-scrolling beat-'em-up genre.<p>The team at NuChallenger is looking to raise $50,000 to fund the development of Mac and Windows PC versions …

How playing Titanfall's campaign twice gives context to multiplayer

<i>Titanfall</i> is a game built to thrive online, pitting humans and machines against each other in multiplayer battle, but that doesn't mean that developer Respawn Entertainment tossed aside the game's story. <i>Titanfall</i> will include a campaign designed to be played twice and tell its story from both sides …

The Video Zone

We're back with another go-around of ways to waste time that would be better spent balancing your checkbook or exercising. But none of those things …

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