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Moga releases new controllers for Android phones, tablets


Perfect for your emulators!
Nov 05
Just in time for the holiday is the perfect new controller for all of you Android users that just play Super Nintendo games on your emulators. What? Don't look at me like that. You know it's true. The full-sized Moga Pro Powe... read
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Apple announces iPad Air, iPad mini Retina


Thinner, lighter, more powerful
Oct 22
At this morning's Apple press event, the new iPad Air was announced.  It still has its 9.7" Retina display, but the bezel is 43 percent thinner now. The device is 7.5 mm thin -- 20 percent thinner than the last generatio... read
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Surface 2

Microsoft shows off Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2


Pre-orders open tomorrow morning
Sep 23
Microsoft has announced the latest iterations of its tablets -- the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 -- and they're launching October 22, 2013 for $449 and $899, respectively. The devices will debut in 22 markets including the Uni... read
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Mecanika

Mecanika wants to teach Newtonian mechanics with robots


Robots in motion tend to stay in motion; robots at rest tend to stay at rest
Sep 09
As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to uti... read
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Mimpi

Cute! Mimpi is a puzzle platforming doggy


Waise the woof
Sep 09
This is Mimpi. See Mimpi run. Run, Mimpi, run! Avoid that rotten tooth that could crush you to death! Fetch the bone, Mimpi! Don't touch the starfish! Admittedly, the most noteworthy thing about Mimpi is the colorful, almost... read
The Crew preview photo
Social online action racing
Making its debut at E3 2013, The Crew is Ubisoft's attempt to create a new and fast-paced racer for the next-gen consoles. Although the publisher has definitely got some stiff competition from other racing titles, what separa... read feature

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Battlefield

Battlefield 4's second-screen feature is next-gen only


Sorry, Xbox 360 and PS3
Aug 05
The second-screen feature of the new Battlelog service for Battlefield 4 will only be available on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox 360, DICE has confirmed to Engadget. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players won't be able to use ... read
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Breath of Fire 6

Breath of Fire 6 coming next year, you'll be sad to learn


Bated breath
Aug 01
And here I thought the tardy release of a third Golden Sun was awkward. Show of hands: Who has been waiting patiently for a proper Breath of Fire game? Well cut your filthy peasant hands off and slap yourselves in the face wi... read
Kindle Fire HD Contest photo
Also up for grabs: Green Throttle Atlas controllers and HD TV connectors
[Update: Contest over! Grand prize winner is Dogzilla! Runners-up are VoltySquirrel, Frans Van Carpels, Unholyrath, and bloocheese565!] To celebrate the launch of their latest title, 9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx, our friends at... read feature

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Surface RT

Ballmer: We made too many Surface RT tablets


The first step is admitting there's a problem
Jul 27
Microsoft's Windows Surface RT tablet hasn't exactly been the hottest commodity since its release, and the boss men are finally coming to terms with it. CEO Steve Ballmer recently admitted at a company meeting that the techno... read
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Neil Gaiman's game, man

Wayward Manor: Neil Gaiman making an ideal game, man


Famous author making a macabre adventure game releasing this year
Jul 26
Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, perhaps known as much for his graphic novels (Sandman) as his novels (American Gods, Coraline), is branching into videogames with the help of The Odd Gentleman, makers of the excellent The M... read
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Golem Arcana

Shadowrun dev builds board/videogame hybrid Golem Arcana


Expect a Kickstarter campaign next month
Jul 24
Jordan Weisman has a pretty impressive résumé, not only for the quality of games he has been behind, but for the fact that they have been in both the board game and videogame arenas. With titles such as Shadowr... read
Razer Edge photo
Fiddling around with that tablet PC gaming thing
Your old buddy Jim Sterling has borrowed a Razer Edge with which to do all sorts of videogame things. You can watch me have a bit of a play on Skyrim, Crysis, Castle Crashers, and Darksiders II if you want. I try to make it ... read feature

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DarthMod's new game

DarthMod-maker creating entirely new Civil War RTS


Always cool to see modders make full fledged games
Jul 04
The DarthMod series spent almost a decade tooling and toying with each release of a Total War game. All in all, Nick Thomadis' mods have been downloaded over a million times. Total War fans and owners previously unaware of th... read
Fester Mudd review photo
It belongs in a museum
Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold completely passed me by when it launched in March. It was originally slated for release last year, and I'd been keeping an eye on it for a very good reason: It's a collaboration between Finnish ... read feature

Leviathan review photo
Hot ship
Throughout the many competitive multiplayer matches of Leviathan: Warships I've played, I've shown a great deal of restraint. No matter how many vessels I lost, I refused to utter the words of defeat that so many ha... read feature

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World of Tanks: Blitz

Wargaming details World of Tanks: Blitz


The first mobile game from Wargaming
May 04
Wargaming's first mobile title is called World of Tanks: Blitz. We played it not too long ago, and this new video from the studio shows off some of the gameplay. Not much is shown off, but from we do get to see it doesn't lo... read
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Leviathan: Warships

Leviathan: Warships release trailer keeps it smooth


Take a bow, Jazzy Boatman
May 01
I'll admit, I had expected that the novelty would have worn off from the last smooth jazz trailer for the naval warfare strategy game Leviathan: Warships. Still, I started watching the above video and halfway through was chu... read
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Worlds of Magic

Worlds of Magic summons a shower of cash


It's fully funded with a week to go
Apr 24
I've already made a couple of posts about Worlds of Magic, described as a spiritual successor to Master of Magic by the developer, because I can never quite have my fill of magical 4X games. So, I'm pretty happ... read
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Mobile gaming controller system for Android
Remember the MOGA controller for Android that we reviewed late last year? PowerA took the idea behind the system and has now gone pro with it with what they're calling the MOGA Pro Mobile Gaming System. We've put this brand new controller through its paces this week to bring you this launch day review. read feature

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Leviathan: Warships

You're gonna ship yourself over Leviathan: Warships


Nice trailer, Paradox
Apr 18
Okay Paradox, nice job with this trailer. It did its job, as made me pay attention and even write about Leviathan: Warships on Dtoid. Not that we haven't written about it before. In fact our own Fraser Brown went hands-on wi... read
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Worlds of Magic

Worlds of Magic snatches up Master of Magic veteran


And gets a gameplay trailer
Apr 16
It looks like Wastelands Interactive, the developer behind Worlds of Magic, isn't just all talk when it comes to calling its new title a successor to the MicroProse classic, Master of Magic. The development team has recently... read
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World of Tanks

Early details on World of Tanks: Blitz


Making the move to mobile
Apr 05
With some 50 million plus registered users, Wargaming has seen more than some success with its free-to-play World of Tanks. Since the announcement at the Game Developers Conference last week, there have been a few tidbits rel... read
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Tekken

Tekken Card Tournament out now on iOS, Android, browsers


Grab it for free
Apr 04
When word about Tekken Card Tournament first got out, it seemed to me like it could easily have been a quick side project for Namco Bandai. I didn't expect it to get this kind of treatment -- just look at the embedded t... read
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Wikipad shrinks in size and price
We met with the Wikipad folks during GDC last week to get our hands and eyes on the newly shrunken Wikipad, coming down from the original 10-inch size to a more manageable (and more affordable) 7-inch version. At 10... read feature

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Hardware: Shipbreakers

Homeworld creators still making Hardware: Shipbreakers


Closed beta starts soon
Mar 31
I had completely forgotten that Hardware: Shipbreakers was being developed. It was first announced back in the Cretaceous period (2011), a social strategy game from the creators of Homeworld, but then I didn't really hear a ... read
Cognition episode 2 photo
A gruesome second outing
The coffee in Boston's FBI offices must be a really special kind of black sludge, capable of turning ordinary investigators into relentless machines. Or maybe Special Agent Erica Reed has just transcended the need for rest or... read feature

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DICE+

Play digital board games with physical DICE+


Roll those micro USB-charged LED-faced bones
Mar 26
I love rolling dice. Gathering up a hoard of plastic polyhedra, rattling them around in my hands, spilling them on a table, and subsequently sorting through and interpreting the results is one of more satisfying aspects of t... read
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Zynga: Tablets are becoming the ultimate game platform


Farmville dev praises your iPads and your Samsung Notethinkers
Mar 18
Console fans will protest, PC fans will bellow in outrage, but Farmville developer Zynga believes tablet devices are on track to become the ultimate platform for gaming experiences. According to games president Steve Chi... read
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Kinect

Microsoft is interested in using Kinect tech for tablets


Easier said than done
Mar 06
Some of us aren't so keen on using Kinect for playing most types of games, but that's not to say the technology doesn't have its applications elsewhere. Can you imagine Microsoft integrating Kinect with laptops or tablets? Ch... read
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Razer Edge up for preorder March 1


Prepare to spend all of the money forever
Feb 26
The Razer Edge -- a gaming tablet designed to play full PC games and use physical controls -- is available to preorder from March 1. The system will cost you $1,299.99 for the 128GB model, and $1,449.99 for the 256G... read
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Razer Blade

Crysis 3 can be run on the Razer Edge


Which is an interesting thing, I suppose
Feb 23
Razer's Edge gaming tablet thing has been pretty interesting on the whole. The early prototype we saw running Skyrim last year was impressive, for sure. Now, Razer has published a video showing yet another demanding gam... read






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