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And with that, the tradition continues. Every year or so, it seems that an iPhone prototype of some description manages to find its way onto eBay, and just over a year after the first iPhone 4 prototype made its way into public view, the precious item you see above is now available on a public au...

July 3rd 2011 at 6:25pm 0 Comments
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There have been a lot of antsy players bouncing on their toes outside of Trion Worlds HQ as they await word of any new Rift: Planes of Telara beta news. While all is quiet on the beta front for the time being, Trion CM Abigale posted a pretty useful beta FAQ on the Rift forums to handle the bombard...

October 14th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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NCsoft Europe, after announcing that they're looking for employees for an as-yet unannounced new title, have stepped up again with good news for those game enthusiasts eager to break into the industry: they're hiring for a full-time, year-long game tester position (open to UK residents only -- near...

January 24th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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More specifically, active players of LotRO: Shadows of Angmar are eligible to participate in testing new and revised content well in advance of any of it appearing on public servers! This is the Isengard Programme, named after the tower in which Saruman consolidated his power (yes, lore fans, I know...

January 19th 2008 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Sure, you had a paper route when you were a kid; heck, we bet you were even good at it. Well listen up buddy, your fond memories of childhood success are about to be completely disintegrated by Carson Page, an eight-year-old from Austin, Texas who really works for a living... evaluating chips for A...

October 6th 2007 at 4:11am 0 Comments
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Sparked by uproar over a "game-killing" bug in Genji, Ritual Entertainment QA manager Michael Russell recalls a job interview for FPQA Manager, held at Sony's San Diego offices. There he caught a glimpse of Sony's QA process, which, according to Russell, "allows creativity to squash quality" -- he p...

November 29th 2006 at 7:55pm 0 Comments
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Feel like suffering through bugs for the benefit of fankind? The Windows Vista people are looking for Xbox 360 owners to beta test Media Center Extender. The requirements seem simple enough: Do you have an Xbox 360 console, and is it connected to the Internet? Is your PC capable of running...

June 1st 2006 at 12:10am 0 Comments