Monthly Archives: May 2012

PowerA unveils Moga Bluetooth controller for Android devices, we go hands-on

PowerA’s best known as a company that crafts controllers and accessories for console gaming systems, but at E3 this year the firm is announcing its first foray into the mobile space: a Bluetooth controller for Android. Called the Moga, its … Read the rest of this entry

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard trailer has vampires, crossbows, blots out the sun

It’s the first trailer for Skyirm’s first expansion, Dawnguard. Vampires. Holy crap. Castles, crossbows, severe anti-sun sentiment. A lot of these things were picked out when fans datamined some recent patch notes, but here they are in motion. Exciting stuff. … Read the rest of this entry

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Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits

Nanowires, although they’re building steam, still have to overcome the not-so-small problem of cost — they often have to use indium tin oxide that’s not just expensive, but fragile. Duke University has developed copper-nanowire films that could remedy this in … Read the rest of this entry

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How to be the Very Best at E3 (Like No One Ever Was)

1UP COVER STORY 1UP COVER STORY | WEEK OF MAY 28 | E3 2012 How to be the Very Best at E3 (Like No One Ever Was) Cover Story: Your editors prepare for next week’s big event through unconventional means. … Read the rest of this entry

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Naughty Dog’s Co-Founder Could be THQ’s Savior

As it prepares to make a move to avoid a NASDAQ delisting, THQ yesterday announced some changes to its executive team. Core Games EVP Danny Bilson, who has helped to push the publisher in its current direction of focusing on … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft’s Photosynth app lets (some) Windows Phone users in on the panorama craze

Are you one of those folks who enjoys taking snaps of everything around you and own a Mango-flavored Windows Phone slab? Well, we’ve got some phenomenal news for you: Microsoft has placed its Photosynth application up for grabs on the … Read the rest of this entry

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Mini-mechs on parade in Planetside 2′s newest screenshots

I wasn’t sure which faction I wanted to play on when I jump into Planetside 2′s beta later this year. Then I saw this amazing MAX (Mechanized Assault Exo-Suit) for the New Conglomerate faction. This is the heaviest armor set … Read the rest of this entry

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Tim Cook: Apple doubling-down on Siri, ‘stay tuned’ on Facebook developments

Well, it looks like secrecy isn’t the only thing that Apple is doubling-down on these days. Speaking at D10, Tim Cook said that that Apple is “doubling down on Siri,” adding that “you’ll be really pleased with what you see … Read the rest of this entry

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Leeroy Jenkins’ infamous blunders in WoW made into a short film about a bank heist

Sure, the original World of Warcraft meme that netted 31 million views and prompted Blizzard to create an in-game achievement for recreating Leeroy Jenkins’ horrible behavior is over five years old at this point. But this new short film takes … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch a guy complete Spelunky in under 3 minutes, after 8,685 attempts

Spelunky is a randomised platformer, so how long it takes you to complete depends on both skill and luck. So spare a thought for the guys trying to speedrun it. If you don’t find the right items in the first … Read the rest of this entry

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