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Microsoft engages in Fort Gay bashing

Sep 9, 2010
Josh Moore lives in the very small town of Fort Gay, WV. He signed up to play on the Xbox Live network and entered his hometown as part of his...
Posted In: games, Microsoft

Amazon poaches key game exec from Microsoft

Sep 7, 2010
This is kind of weird considering that Amazon is not exactly known for making original games. Nonetheless, Andre Vrignaud who served as MSFT's...
Posted In: Amazon, games, Kindle, Microsoft

Play tech's Great Game

Aug 31, 2010
So we read lots and lots of tech headlines at this show. Facebook's after Foursquare's market; Apple's after Microsoft; Google's after everyone&...
Posted In: Economy, games, maps, web 2.0

The Internet Tycoon Instruction Manual

Aug 20, 2010
Christian Sandvig is Associate Professor of Communication, Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and a Faculty...
Posted In: Christian Sandvig, fcc, games, net neutrality

Eyeball video game controls. For when any kind of motion is simply too taxing.

Aug 4, 2010
Microsoft's Kinect system is coming soon. It'll be great for when you simply can't be bothered to use a controller. But what if physical movement...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, video games

Cow Clicker

Jul 27, 2010
…is a very stupid game on Facebook but it's okay because it's actually a satire of how stupid Facebook games are even while it is itself...
Posted In: cow, Facebook, games

p0nd

Jul 13, 2010
So I heard about this game this morning and soon found it to be unreachable. Enough people got interested in it to overwhelm the servers....
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3DS and Move

Jun 16, 2010
At the E3 expo yesterday, Nintendo premiered the 3DS, a handheld 3D gaming gizmo. Like their long standing DS line but in 3D. What's noteworthy is...
Posted In: 3-d, games, nintendo, Sony

Farmville is the cigarettes of gaming

Jun 8, 2010
That's what I tweeted yesterday on news that the TurboMegaGigantopopular game Farmville is coming to the iPhone. "We want to destroy the last shred...
Posted In: farmville, games, iPhone, zynga

Zynga Owns You. And Now Your Slurpee Too.

May 24, 2010
Tech Crunch reports that 7-Eleven has struck a deal with Zynga to brand various products in the stores with Zynga games like Farmville, Mafia Wars,...
Posted In: Facebook, games, slurpees, zynga

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