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Nintendo detailed several previously unknown aspects of the Wii U online experience in a Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. You can see the American version of the video above. Notably, Nintendo's online "Friend Codes" have been replaced by a Nintendo Network ID.The ID will be usable on oth...

November 7th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Kinect adopters won't be limited to spending face time with just each other come launch, as Marc Whitten, Xbox Live general manager, has confirmed the sensor will interact with Windows Live Messenger on PCs. "I'm also excited to confirm that Video Kinect will integrate with Windows Live Messenger...

September 29th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Scans of a promotional pamphlet for Pokémon Black and White, acquired by Serebii.net, have revealed a few new features for game and firsts for the franchise. One such feature, which is becoming increasingly popular in Japanese handheld RPGs, is a "pass by" mode. When Pokémon Black and...

July 12th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Kinect unveiling pulled back the curtain on a new video chat program, aptly titled Video Chat. Here, gamers will be able to participate in face-to-face communication and even share photos -- remember Photo Party? The program is entirely navigated through gestures. No price nor a launch...

June 14th 2010 at 12:28am 0 Comments
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You TUAW readers came up with a long list of features for a possible iPhone 4.0, and now it turns out you might not even have to wait too long for a new revision. A few overseas providers of the iPhone have hinted that a brand new version of the handset could be coming out as soon as April of this y...

January 12th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Magic World Online -- an MMO from Chinese company Ingle Games -- is an underdog in the MMORPG arena, what with being 2D and all. It's been in closed beta testing for a while now, but if you're curious about it, you'll be pleased to know that the open beta will begin this Friday. You can download th...

June 19th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Magic World Online is an MMO that's set to enter a second round of its closed beta on April 6th. Shot in an isometric view, it's not immediately compelling, but a closer look reveals some interesting, forward-looking features.First, and perhaps uniquely, MWO offers in-game video chat. Now, aside fro...

April 9th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I've got two toddlers who love video chatting with grandma and grandpa. It starts out cute, but quickly deteriorates into the two of them jumping around in front of the different effects and backgrounds. More iChat Effects has made it worse.This free download adds 48 new effects to iChat, including...

January 3rd 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments