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If games were having a popularity contest, then Diablo III just won by a landslide. Google Zeitgeist posted the most-searched-for terms of the year across the world, and Blizzard's action-RPG clicked in at number five. While it wasn't enough to topple Gangnam Style, it was by far the highest game...

December 12th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Scientific studies have a way of making well-rounded, conscientious people feel as if their lives are contrived, noting how their habits are shared by millions of other people and probably aren't that special in the long run.In the study "Understanding the Modern Gamer," Google does this with "mill...

September 25th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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At approximately 3:00pm ET, Joystiq blogger Richard Mitchell was assigned an article regarding the Bing search engine now including playable games in its search results. For example, if a user were to search the term "blackjack," the results page will include a playable version of blackjack embedde...

February 3rd 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The great prognosticator Gene Munster (who spends his days working as an analyst at Piper Jaffray) has another guess at Apple's future for us: a search engine. He says there's a 70% chance that Apple will create its own search engine within the next five years -- right after that HDTV that he predi...

April 1st 2010 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Back in October 2008, Nintendo of Japan showed off a ton of Wii games all at once. They're still not all out yet. Some, like Cosmic Walker, remain largely mysterious, while we're only recently hearing renewed discussion about games like Span Smasher (now called FlingSmash). One of the weirdest games...

March 31st 2010 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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This probably isn't something Google or Bing should worry about, but there's a new search engine in town. Mrgl-Mrgl, a new search engine dedicated to the World of Warcraft, recently launched and is now in beta. The site, named after the NPC in a murloc suit in Borean Tundra, collates search results...

November 15th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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goo, a Japanese search engine and content portal (think Yahoo!, but without the silly na-- oh, never mind), has unveiled a content channel optimized for the Wii Internet Channel and featuring exclusive stuff for Wii users. Right now, the only new Wii-specific content is found in the far-left link,...

May 26th 2008 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has added two new updates to the WoW Armory. One of them is the Search Engine plugin we talked about earlier, though it isn't just for Firefox -- it also includes IE 7 and Opera. They have a very simple installation for adding the Armory search plugin to your browser.They have also added an...

September 26th 2007 at 3:00am 0 Comments