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Skyrates: the Game That Doesn’T Want You to be Addicted to It

Skyrates: the Game That Doesn’T Want You to be Addicted to It
Originally a project by the Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center, the award-winning Flash game Skyrates is centered around the idea of “sporadic play”, letting players be part of a persistent and ever-changing massively multiplayer environment…

Backpedalify Restores the Truth in Politician’S Statements

Backpedalify Restores the Truth in Politician’S Statements
The in-house nerds of online data backup expert Backupify have come up with the ultra-powerful, paradigm shifting, completely concocted Backpedalify, “a new service for government and elected officials to ensure honesty in politics.” Backpedalify takes a…
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Command & Conquer: Draconian Shutout: Ea Blogger Booted Out of Game Because of Drm

Command & Conquer: Draconian Shutout: Ea Blogger Booted Out of Game Because of Drm
EA.com editor-in-chief Jeff Green recently tweeted about his difficulties with his own company’s DRM: “Booted twice — and progress lost — on my single-player C&C4 game because my DSL connection blinked. DRM fail. We need new…

Robot Unicorn Attack Wants to be With You, and Make Believe With You, and Live in Harmony, Harmony…

Robot Unicorn Attack Wants to be With You, and Make Believe With You, and Live in Harmony, Harmony…
When was the last time a Flash game made you feel good? If you’re old enough to know who Erasure is, stop whatever it is you’re doing, go to Adult Swim Games right now, and click…

Google Adds Stop Download Feature to Youtube, Helps Us Waste Time More Efficiently

Google Adds Stop Download Feature to Youtube, Helps Us Waste Time More Efficiently
Last week, Google added a “Stop download” option to YouTube’s video player, giving us a more convenient way of choosing which videos waste our time and bandwidth. If you want your browser to stop buffering a…

Sony Opens Virtual Suggestion Box Playstation.Blog Share

Sony Opens Virtual Suggestion Box Playstation.Blog Share
With the abundance of website, blogs and forums dedicated to gaming, one would be inclined to think that Sony could have consulted the information readily available online for “ideas to improve the PlayStation experience.” But no,…

A Piano Among Sex Organs: Piano Chat Improv Dude on Chatroulette

A Piano Among Sex Organs: Piano Chat Improv Dude on Chatroulette
There are nice surprises on ChatRoulette, after all. Take ChatRoulette for a spin and you might stumble on Merton, who instead of brandishing his organ, shows off his piano instead, bursting out meta-tunes about his chat…

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.…

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…

Pre-Order Bioshock 2, Get Bioshocked Twice

Pre-Order Bioshock 2, Get Bioshocked Twice
PC gamers! Interested in getting Bioshock 2 but haven’t played Bioshock yet? 2Kgames is offering a free copy of the original Bioshock for if you pre-order the upcoming sequel via online distributors. You can pre-order the…

Ubisoft Apes Steam, Will Require Internet Connection for Their Pc Games

Ubisoft Apes Steam, Will Require Internet Connection for Their Pc Games
Let the outrage begin. The ninjas of Ubisoft have revealed their latest arsenal against PC pirates: the ancient art practiced by Steam. As with Valve’s popular platform, Ubisoft games will soon require users to authenticate their…

Little Wheel Flash Game has Cool Visuals, Robots, Ambient Jazz – What’S Not to Like?

Little Wheel Flash Game has Cool Visuals, Robots, Ambient Jazz – What’S Not to Like?
While it’s not long, complex or difficult Little Wheel has a nice atmosphere and a unique charm. As GameSpy‘s Brian Miggels said, Little Wheel may be a bite-sized game, but it is nonetheless a complete package.…

Green Man Gaming Will Buy Back Your Virtual Cobweb Covered Digital Games

Green Man Gaming Will Buy Back Your Virtual Cobweb Covered Digital Games
In a recent interview with MCV, Green Man Gaming COO Gian Luzio identified one of the reasons why games on physical discs are more popular than digitally downloaded ones: “Previously the minute you had paid your…

Nolan’S Cheddar Animatronic Short Film: This is Why the Internet Exists

Nolan’S Cheddar Animatronic Short Film: This is Why the Internet Exists
…so we can watch tiny slices of awesome like this, one short clip after the other, and before you know it, another day at the office is done. It’s true; I asked DARPA. It took animatronics…

Is This a Game? Pokes Fun at Achievement Addicts

Is This a Game? Pokes Fun at Achievement Addicts
…who will probably love it anyway. Like Upgrade Complete, the flash-based Is This A Game? focuses on one aspect of (modern) video games and just runs with it. And like Upgrade Complete, Is This A Game?…

99 in 1: 99 Free (and Good) Games on the Internet

99 in 1: 99 Free (and Good) Games on the Internet
Christopher Hyde of Critical Distance was dissatisfied with a lot of the so-called “AAA games” released last year, on account of them being too expensive and …too long? While Hyde didn’t point out any specific games,…
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