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Why The Apple Trackpad Might Be The Best Video Game Controller Ever Made

I was designing a user interface for someone else's social game the other day, and I was completely oblivious that I'd just recommended a feature that Just Would Not Do. More »

Call of Duty Is Now A Subscription Game—Only If You Want It To Be

Ever since the head of gaming giant Activision Blizzard said that the natural evolution of Call of Duty was for it to go massively multiplayer, it's been fair to wonder when Activision Blizzard would turn their biggest hit into a subscription game-a game you pay to keep playing.
Then they... More »

Average Gamers are Going To Hate BioShock Infinite's 1999 Mode

When you first spin up BioShock Infinite later this year don't expect to see the recently-announced retro-difficult 1999 mode on the main menu. That's because it's so tough Ken Levine doesn't want "the non old-school, hardcore gamer" stumbling into it. More »

Arrested Megaupload Boss Cheated His Way To Video Game Glory, Opponents Say

Kim Dotcom, the imprisoned mastermind behind busted file-sharing site Megaupload and, bizarrely, also the top-scoring killer on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, wasn't always a showboating millionaire. More »

When Minesweeper Met Minecraft, a Gaming App Love Story

Mine: To extract ore or minerals from the earth. Mine: An explosive device used to destroy enemy personnel, shipping, fortifications, or equipment. Minecraft Sweeper: More »

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