Paul Farley of Tag Games, creators of Car Jack Streets, has said that iPhone and iPod Touch penetration could reach between 200 and 300 million as the device is shipped into China and Russia. Speaking at Game Horizon's Best of British event yesterday, the Dundee-based company's managing director and co-founder made the prediction in the wake Read More »
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When we first heard that Left 4 Dead 2 would feature a "Realism Mode," our first reaction was to hide in the closet, swaddled in the comfort of old coats and dust bunnies. Left 4 Dead wasn't exactly an easy game to begin with, so hearing that there would be an even more realistic, more punishing difficulty mode was a bit difficult to swallow. Now, G4TV has been kind enough to assemble a brief wal Read More »
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Welcome home Daddy... That's our first bit of bad news. Big Sister, who was previously presented as BioShock 2's hyper-agile, Terminator-unstoppable, main villain - isn't alone. Worse, she's part of an army of Big Sisters. Plural. But the really bad news is that they're being led by an all-new, previously secret, villain, Sophia Lamb, a political rival of... Andrew Ryan, one of the main antagonis Read More »
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IncGamers' Bill Vaughan dons the tights and takes off into Champions Online, then comes back and gives us her thoughts on the recently-released game from Cryptic Studios. "MMOs have been around long enough now for everyone to have figured out what's important to us gamers in this genre. One of the things right up there at the top of the list is that we look good. Or we look evil, or pr Read More »
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Kuju Entertainment's Ian Baverstock has spoken out about Canadian tax incentives saying the country has "decimated" the French games industry. The CEO was responding to a question about how the industry in France has benefited from the cultural tax breaks it has been afforded, in a panel discussion at Wednesday's Game Horizon Best of British e Read More »
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Today on The Portable Gamer's iCasual podcast, Michelle Lopez covers the Pocket God antithesis, Pocket Devil from Eye Dip.. New iCasuals are available every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on TPG. Read More »
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Feedback for the forthcoming Ubisoft title Assassin's Creed II has been "extremely positive," according to the publisher's head of marketing in the UK, Murray Pannel, while the lion's share of its advertising spend is still to come. "All the feedback we're getting is extremely positive - certainly better than I was expecting, having come into Read More »
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University of Washington Ph.D. student Scott Saponas demonstrated his muscle-movement interface for computer systems, by using it to control a familiar application: Guitar Hero. The system appears to guess finger movements by reading the signals from muscles in the forearm. The result: a true air guitar experience. In the custom Guitar Hero setup, the player can hold frets simply by touching a fi Read More »
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resumeplay writes: "We all sometimes wish that life was more like a video game. Life would be so much easier….or would it? I've complied a list of things to keep in mind before you think such lofty thoughts. Some of these are positive, others….not so much. You've been warned." Read More »
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ELSPA has announced that following consultation with the UK's Department for Health, Wii Fit Plus will become the first videogame to be allowed to use the National Health Service's Change4Life campaign logo in its advertising. The move marks a significant turnaround since March this year, when an advertising campaign run under the Change4Life Read More »
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