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Many of us don't see TiVos as game consoles, but Virgin Media would beg to differ -- there have been over a million game sessions this year on its edition of the DVR. Accordingly, it just launched a Play Games portal to court this growing audience. Besides putting games in one handy location, the ...

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Your virtual overcoat, that is. Students in a virtual reality workshop at the FH Wedel University of Applied Sciences cloned Fruit Ninja, the best-selling game for smartphones and tablets, in 3D using the Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE). The result is a life-size, fully immersive fruit s...

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I think the iPhone really solves the 'sitting at the airport with hours to kill' problem quite well. As iPhone owners, we know we can browse the web, catch up on email or the news, even check to see why your flight is late. I have another suggestion. Give Adrenaline Golf Online [iTunes link] a tr...

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One of the first apps I downloaded when I inherited my brother's old iPhone was MotionX Dice. It was brilliant in its execution: 3D dice rendered with loving detail, lots of custom dice and perfect use of the accelerometer. MotionX games are variations on a theme, however, and they've taken their Mo...

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When thinking of TV shows to transform into games, The Office isn't the first on the list. The show is light on the sort of sophomoric hijinx that usually passes for humor in games and pretty heavy on the talking. That said, the casual game version of NBC's hit show actual fares a bit better than ...

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Looking to cash in on the ever-growing casual games market, MySpace has officially announced MySpace Games, a new feature to the social networking site that will allow users to add hundreds of casual games to their profile pages. MySpace Games will be developed with the help of Oberon Media, a cas...

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It's a well-known fact that putting Baby in any sort of corner is a crime punishable with death by firing squad or (in some states) lethal injection. But Dirty Dancing: The Game is a whole other story. Judging by this video, Dirty Dancing: The Game should be placed in the corner of a latrine in...

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Popcap Games -- makers of casual hits like Bejeweled, Peggle, and Bookworm Adventures -- have published the results of a recent survey on families and casual gaming. According to the press release, a staggering 92% of the adults surveyed believe that casual gaming gives them common ground to relat...

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Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot sees a dramatic increase in the size of the video game market in the near future, driven by the influx of new customers. Since a lot of these new customers are casual gamers getting into the mobile, PC, and, of course, DS and Wii platforms, Guillemot believes that his compan...

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[Update: The BBC denies the report. "The presentation will not reveal a major move into the games industry and is in fact just reflective of the way in which various sectors of the entertainment industry are now converging and can learn from each others methods of working."] According to a report o...

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There are moments you just couldn't make up the story if you tried -- this is one of those times. Lifetime network, television for women, and RealNetworks (yup, they're still around) are joining up to make downloadable games for women. The first game will be Sally's Salon and releases July 25. The g...

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With only one more day of waiting before the debut of the diminished E3, we've decided to get serious and offer up some real predictions about what we will -- and won't -- see at the show. Check after the jump for the breakdown, by writer, of the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of our E3 hopes a...

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Microsoft just announced that Chris Early, studio manager for Microsoft Casual Games – they're the group that does that whole Xbox Live Arcade and MSN Games thing – is being moved to a new, arguably more challenging position, inside the Redmond behemoth: General Manager of Games for Wi...

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Not that we're any better in the ideas department (see: right), but Tyler Bleszinski (President of SportsBlogNation, older brother to Cliff) is stating the obvious a bit too loudly for our liking. Publishers can turn a larger profit with a mini-game fiesta for Wii with significantly less development...

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In a recent interview with GI.biz, Nintendo VP of marketing, George Harrison, said that Sony and Microsoft have both attempted to woo the casual gamer but both failed due to a lack of understanding of the casual gamer. Specifically, Harrison mentioned the Sixaxis as Sony's failure: "We can already s...

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There are a few people that purchased a PSP system to play the innovative LocoRoco. To this day, the title stands out as one of the happiest, most original titles on the platform. While there's nothing wrong with the large number of mature games on the platform, gamers that enjoy LocoRoco have bee...

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