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09.15.12
Microsoft announces new entertainment and game studio focused on Windows 8 tablet development
09.15.12

Microsoft announces new entertainment and game studio focused on Windows 8 tablet development

Windows 8 slates are riding a wave of 40 Xbox titles into an October launch, and now Microsoft has...

By A. Santos,   09.15.12
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09.13.12
Atari 2600s get PC innards, 22,857 times more processing power
09.13.12

Atari 2600s get PC innards, 22,857 times more processing power

Atari games redesigned in HTML 5 may bring back a flood of nostalgia, but they leave out a key par...

By A. Santos,   09.13.12
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09.09.12
NYT: Steam's Big Picture public beta begins Monday
09.09.12

NYT: Steam's Big Picture public beta begins Monday

Can't wait to use Steam's forthcoming Big Picture mode to game from the comfort of your couch? Wel...

By A. Santos,   09.09.12
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09.08.12
Visualized: what Zynga workers do when they're not playing FarmVille
09.08.12

Visualized: what Zynga workers do when they're not playing FarmVille

Zynga's staffers might have had a laser-like focus on releasing FarmVille 2 this week, but that do...

By J. Fingas,   09.08.12
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09.02.12
Switched On: The old adventures of new 3D
09.02.12

Switched On: The old adventures of new 3D

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the unmarked...

By R. Rubin,   09.02.12
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08.31.12
University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)
08.31.12

University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)

Systems such as the ColecoVision, TurboGrafx-16 and 3DO may have been ousted from most home entert...

By A. Santos,   08.31.12
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08.30.12
Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)
08.30.12

Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)

Atari is big on nostalgia this year, but it hasn't had much in the way of software to reflect the...

By J. Fingas,   08.30.12
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08.29.12
Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter
08.29.12

Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter

It's not hard to see that offering high-quality games through the cloud has its pitfalls, not the...

By J. Fingas,   08.29.12
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08.23.12
Rovio takes Angry Birds Space for a spin with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, teases Red Planet for fall (video)
08.23.12

Rovio takes Angry Birds Space for a spin with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, teases Red Planet for fall (video)

It was almost as inevitable as gravity, really. Rovio has teamed up with NASA to offer a special,...

By J. Fingas,   08.23.12
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