Monthly Archives: March 2013

Former Homeworld devs’ Hardware: Shipbreakers gets a stunning debut trailer

The debut trailer for Hardware: Shipbreakers, the sci-fi strategy game made by some of the people behind the Homeworld series, shows what can be achieved with just concept art, music and magnificently gruff narration. There’s nary a hint of ‘gameplay’ … Read the rest of this entry

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Insert Coin: Dash charts your car data live, with gauges and a dashcam (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you’d like to pitch a project, pleasesend us a tip with “Insert Coin” as the subject line. We’ve seen a … Read the rest of this entry

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Let’s Reboot… Crimson Skies

“Let’s Reboot” takes a look back at a classic in need of a new outing or a beloved series gone stale and asks how it might be best redesigned or given a kick up the backside for today’s gaming audience. … Read the rest of this entry

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Mobile Miscellany: week of March 25th, 2013

If you didn’t get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we’ve opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, an unknown T-Mobile handset with Snapdragon 800 internals lit up the benchmarks, Sony was foiled at … Read the rest of this entry

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NASA JPL controls rover with Leap Motion, shows faith in consumer hardware (video)

If you think using the Leap Motion controller for playing air guitar and typing without a keyboard was cool, try using it to control a NASA rover. Victor Luo and Jeff Norris from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab got on stage … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter music app reportedly includes Vevo, may expand to more services

As much as we’re intrigued by the prospect of Twitter’s music app, the rumored emphasis on SoundCloud would potentially limit the selection given major label resistance to giving away ad-free content: we’d expect a lot of DJ sets and indie … Read the rest of this entry

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Gearbox details Borderlands 2 level, ammo, and inventory increase update

Gearbox has posted a list of what to expect in an upcoming free update for Borderlands 2 that prepares Pandora for its incoming Ultimate Vault Hunter DLC and a level cap increase to 61. Somewhat confusingly, a new Ultimate Vault … Read the rest of this entry

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GDC 2013: YouTube announce new live-streaming API for developers

YouTube are planning to make it easier for developers to insert live streaming tools into their games. The API, announced at GDC, will give game makers an easy way to provide their community with integrated tools to stream directly to … Read the rest of this entry

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DICE: “We’ve passed the point” of showing off Frostbite’s tech

Battlefield 4′s shiny reveal earlier this week in a gameplay trailer that provided a 17-minute window into the visuals of a fully armed and operational Frostbite 3 engine, but DICE is discouraging players and press from focusing too much on BF4′s … Read the rest of this entry

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Intruder is a multiplayer tactical FPS of gadgets and guile

If you’re concerned about the state of innovation in modern shooters, don’t paint a bullseye on the genre just yet. Intruder, an upcoming multiplayer FPS from the two-man Superboss Games, features plenty deviations from popular Dutyfields of today in the … Read the rest of this entry

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