Along with a series of Sony-built applications for keeping players playing together, the PlayStation Vita will come fully equipped to keep them connected to their favorite social networks. Wow, it's like a mobile phone that plays games!
Redbox, the in-store movie and game rental kiosk, is adding foursquare support starting next week, the company tells Kotaku.
Foursquare, the hot social network expansion that ... does ... social things ... yeah, actually, that's sort of the problem. Sensing an opportunity to make the "check-in" utility for Twitter "more compelling for long-term use," some people have used it to turn New York into a giant game of Risk.
Why plan Monopoly over a little board and pieces of plastic when you can grab your phone, get off your ass and take over the real world?
Some time last year, I landed in Los Angeles. I was catching a connecting flight, the bane of the expedient traveler. But I was unusually happy for the brief stop. I'd been changed by something in my phone.
Foursquare could be more deadly than Kryptonite, according to the smartly-written — really! — 60th issue of the latest Supergirl comic. A bright Harvard guy makes a crowd-sourced Foursquare-style app that lets supervillains hunt super-heroes. Mark Zuckerberg meets Lex Luthor?