Archive for July, 2014

PlayStation Unleashes Its Game Streaming Service on North America

The secret to selling gamers on PlayStation Now, says David Perry, is to not tell them what it is.

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The 8 Best Sprites in Videogame History

If there’s one thing Yacht Club Games knows, it’s sprites. Classic gaming consoles could only keep track of a few moving images at a time. Super Mario, the turtle he’s stomping on, the magic mushroom he collects—each of these is a single sprite. On the Nintendo Entertainment System, sprites could be a maximum of 8 […]



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$7 Portal Mod Has Fans Riled Up

Game mods are traditionally free, but the fan-made Portal 2 mod Aperture Tag comes with a $7 price tag.

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Game|Life Podcast: Guardians of the Galaxy Blasts Into Disney Infinity

Marvel’s upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy will be well-represented in the upcoming Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes game, Disney said this week.

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Google’s John Hanke

Elsa Jenna Alternate reality games existed before the iPhone, using email, fake ads, and even faxes to send players on clue hunts. But thanks to the smartphone, games now include geospatial triggers and social media integration, allowing players to seamlessly interact with one another and the world around them. Even Google has gotten involved, through […]



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