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Tag: Gaming

Nintendo Wants Ds in Schools in Japan, Forgets Every Japanese Kid Already has One

Nintendo Wants Ds in Schools in Japan, Forgets Every Japanese Kid Already has One
… possible even two. Legendary video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto told Forbes that he’s “devoting” himself to finding out more ways to get the Nintendo DS as well as the Wii into schools. Miyamoto also said that Nintendo will start “to roll out the Nintendo DS system in junior high and elementary schools in Japan starting in the new school year.”

Nvidia 3d Vision Discover: 3d Gaming on Your Pc for Free

Nvidia 3d Vision Discover: 3d Gaming on Your Pc for Free
As news of the 3D version of the Batman: Arkham Asylum hit, Kotakuite deanbmmv pointed out that people who bought the PC version of the game don’t need to re-buy it because there’s already a way to play it – and other PC games – in 3D for free… as long as you have an NVIDIA graphics card.

Gaikai Cloud-Based Gaming Service: Onlive Killer?

Gaikai Cloud-Based Gaming Service: Onlive Killer?
Currently in beta, Gaikai will let gamers try out all sorts of games and software – Eve Online, Mario Kart, WoW, Photoshop – with only a browser and Flash as requirements. No need to install anything.

Metal Gear Solid Psp Gameplay: Peace Walker, Gadget Lover

Metal Gear Solid Psp Gameplay: Peace Walker, Gadget Lover
If there’s one thing that keeps Snake’s philosophical super spy saga fresh, it’s the gadgets. The upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for the PSP is no different. Kotakuite Crimsondramon shared a link to a recently posted gameplay video that shows a bunch of weird yet practical gadgets that will aid Snake (and the other Snakes) in his latest adventure.

Dolby Axon Brings Voice Chat Surround Sound: Soon You’Ll Know From What Direction That Insult is Coming From

Dolby Axon Brings Voice Chat Surround Sound: Soon You’Ll Know From What Direction That Insult is Coming From
Video games have had surround sound for quite some time now, but Dolby wants to up the ante and provide surround voice chat with Dolby Axon. Dolby claims that Axon effectively creates a more realistic experience by making the volume and intensity of voices change relative to the location of the speakers’ in-game character.

Pq Labs’ Itable Gets a Touch of Warcraft

Pq Labs’ Itable Gets a Touch of Warcraft
It turns out that Microsoft doesn’t have a monopoly on supersized multitouch goodness  – PQ Labs is hawking their  iTable, aka Multi-touch G³. Contrary to its name, it supports not only OS X, but Windows 2000 through Windows 7 as well.

Ubisoft Drm Epic Fail as Assassin’S Creed 2 Servers Crash: Ubigettinonmynerves

Ubisoft Drm Epic Fail as Assassin’S Creed 2 Servers Crash: Ubigettinonmynerves
Ubisoft got a taste of Murphy’s Law as the company’s newly implemented Internet-dependent anti-piracy measure has left owners of the PC version of Assassin’s Creed II unable to log in and thus play their game. It was bound to happen, but I didn’t think it would happen almost right from the get go.

Which the Game: More Like What… Where? Who… Holy Shi-

Which the Game: More Like What… Where? Who… Holy Shi-
Saw this on TV yesterday. At around 4 in the morning. Not good. Which is a short first-person PC game which gives players a simple goal: find a way out of the goddamn horror house. Game creator Mike Inel used simple graphics to great effect.

Crysis 2 Screenshots: Finally, a Reason to Upgrade Your Gaming Rig

Crysis 2 Screenshots: Finally, a Reason to Upgrade Your Gaming Rig
Time to update that worn out question gamers: Will your PC play Crysis… 2? A couple of screenshots have appeared in the Crymod forums and although the poster didn’t explicitly say that the pics showcase in-game graphics, I think that a game famous for its visuals can only be topped by something better looking.

Real Life Auto: Your Life to Become a Series of Mini Games?

Real Life Auto: Your Life to Become a Series of Mini Games?
Rockstar’s hit formula for video games is CMU professor Jesse Schell’s vision of the future: a quantified life, where every activity is a game, with rewards and challenges. Wake up in the morning and as soon as you brush your teeth, and you earn points, courtesy of the toothpaste company!

Nintendo Filed Patent for Touch Screen Steering Wheel: Cool or Stupid?

Nintendo Filed Patent for Touch Screen Steering Wheel: Cool or Stupid?
I don’t own a Nintendo DS, so this time I’m not being sarcastic: DS owners, do you think controlling vehicles on your portable would be more fun if you had a virtual steering wheel? Because it seems that Nintendo thinks that it’s a great idea: the company filed a patent for a “Driving Game Steering Wheel Simulation Method and Apparatus” last November.

Starcraft 2 Gives Noobs the Gift of Destructible Rocks

Starcraft 2 Gives Noobs the Gift of Destructible Rocks
There are rocks blocking the way, reports Ars Technica’s Ben Kuchera from the beta testing battlefield of the highly anticipated RTS StarCraft 2. These destructible rocks have 2000 hit points and intentionally block chokepoints or base entrances in order to prevent, or at least discourage early game rushing, since small fry like zergling will have to chip away at the rocks for quite a while before they reach the enemy base.

Pocket Fighter: Street Fighter 4 Coming to iPhone

Pocket Fighter: Street Fighter 4 Coming to iPhone
The iPhone continues its quest to be recognized as a legit gaming device with the impending port of Capcom’s Street Fighter IV to Apple’s money-printing mobile device. As the screenshot below shows, the iPhone port looks a lot like the console versions, although I bet a lot of gamers will complain about the area taken up by the controls.

Plain Sight: for These Ninja Robots, Death is an Investment

Plain Sight: for These Ninja Robots, Death is an Investment
There are very few games where dying is a crucial mechanic, a requisite step; Beatnik Games’ Plain Sight is one of the few games that comes to mind. And that’s just because they e-mailed me to remind that the game is just about done.

Warcraft Invades Our World With Wow Plush Pets

Warcraft Invades Our World With Wow Plush Pets
Blizzard will soon unleash cute plush pets for World of Warcraft fans, starting with the Wind Rider Cub and Gryphon Hatchling. Each adorable widdle monster will come with a special code that will unlock its virtual, non-combat, account-bound equivalent.

Best Game Title Ever

Best Game Title Ever
It’s not hard to believe that this started on NeoGAF; what makes it more amusing is the fact that it started when forum member cuyahoga declared his love for the Nintendo DS game Imagine: Babyz Fashion.