All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Game’

Hunger Games App: Will The Odds Be In YOUR Favor?

If you’ve always wanted to know how you would fare in the Hunger Games universe, then there is good news. Kabam, an interactive video game company, recently announced plans to bring the popular series to mobile devices everywhere. Lionsgate will be throwing its full weight behind the development of a mobile app. Between this and talk of a possible theme …

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Teen Drowns After Game Goes Terribly Wrong

Just a few hours after graduating high school, Chance Werner, 18, of Cartersville, Georgia, died after a game he and his friends were playing went terribly wrong. Werner and several of his friends were hanging out at Lake Allatoona, which is approximately 35 northwest of Atlanta, when they decided to play a game. A grocery cart was tied to a …

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McDonald’s Monopoly Game Is Back

McDonald’s longtime popular Monopoly sweepstakes game is back! It’s not hard to play the game. All you have to do is pick up a Monopoly board from your local McDonald’s, and then buy the menu items that contain the two-stamp pieces. Some of these items are the Premium McWrap, Big Mac, 10 and 20 piece Chicken McNugget, McCafe Drinks, oatmeal, …

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Angry Birds To Get A Role-Reversing Sequel Later This Year

Chances are that if you have an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android phone, Chrome browser, or Facebook account, you’ve played Angry Birds. And if you haven’t played it, you’ve certainly heard of it. Released in December of 2009 for iPhone, Angry Birds is one of the most popular games in the history of the iOS platform. Pretty much everybody loves …

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South Park: Scott Tenorman’s Revenge Trailer

The South Park crew are set to embark on a platform adventure for XBOX Live. They have just released the trailer for Scott Tenorman’s Revenge. The game is developed by Other Ocean Interactive, in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and XBox Live Productions, and is expected to be released some time this spring. Scott Tenorman’s Revenge will feature multiplayer …

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‘South Park’ may be affected by Obsidian Lay-offs

Obsidian Entertainment is going through a round of lay-offs this week. In an interview with Joystiq, a source close to Obsidian said the team working on the new South Park RPG was affected, and an unnamed project has been cancelled. Few other details exist about the mystery project or exactly how the lay-offs will affect production of the South Park …

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Boondock Saints Video Game Announced At SXSW

Fans of the film “The Boondock Saints” have been waiting a long time to hear news of a video game, and yesterday they got it at the Austin, TX event South By Southwest. Although the official announcement included more of a “Q&A” session with the actors than anything else, fans didn’t seem to mind, keeping the actors talking for over …

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NASA Announces Multiplayer Facebook Game

NASA has announced a launch of a different kind today. The space agency’s first online multiplayer game, Space Race Blast Off, is available on Facebook today. The game tests players knowledge of science, technology, space-related pop culture, NASA’s history, and more. Players compete against up to two competitors in a race to the top of the launch pad. Every question …

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SoulCalibur Comes To iOS

Namco has brought their popular fighting game SoulCalibur to iOS devices today. The game is available as a universal iOS app in the Apple App Store as of this morning. It currently sells for $11.99 thanks to a 20% off release sale (making the regular price $14.99). There is no word on when the price will go back up. SoulCalibur …

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Marvel: Avengers Alliance Coming Soon To Facebook

This year we will see an Avengers movie release, and with that we’ll also see tie-ins from all forms of media. Video games, action figures, comic books, television shows and so on. One such tie-in is a Facebook game, titled: Marvel Avengers Alliance. The game will follow its own independent storyline, which involves a universe threatening event called “The Pulse”. …

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SWTOR: Star Wars The Old Republic Launches, Early Review

There’s already one important birth celebrated in December, now we have two. Early this morning, at 12:01 A.M., the servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic went live. Thousands of gamers scrambled to their various PvE, PvP, and RP servers to create the characters they plan on using for months, and for many, years. I’ve been playing the game since …

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Big Ideas Digital, iOS Game Developer Raises Money To Help Girl Walk

Grace Windram is a five year old girl in the UK, who has been living with Spastic Dyplegic Cerebral Palsy. It has left her with the inability to walk. However, a surgery which is available in the US will provide her with the ability to walk again. However, it costs £50,000, which includes travel and surgery expenses. Her parents have …

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Kiip Offers Ad Based Rewards For Mobile Gaming

Imagine playing your favorite game on the iPhone, and upon making it to the final level and defeating the stage boss you’re offered a free cheeseburger at your favorite restaurant. Would such a system bring about positive or negative feelings from your gaming experience? Free stuff in the real world, based upon your performance in a mobile game. How are …

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Arguing Against NFL In Game Tweets

I am a pretty big NFL fan. Have been all of my life. Why? Because the product is fun for me. The product of football that is. Anything else about the drama and the thoughts of players is something I see little to no value in unless there is a personal interest in the player.

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The First Rule Of Dot War: You Do Not Tweet About Dot War

Have you ever found yourself wondering if your Twitter icon could beat another in a pixel battle royale? Sure, we all have at one point or another… but now, thanks to Dot War, you can battle it out with other Twitter icons.

With whom are you going to have your Twitter icon do battle? Let us know.

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Second Life Attempts To Make Rebound

You probably have forgotten about Second Life (the virtual world from Linden Labs), right?


Remember, that’s that virtual world that got a TON of hype back in 2005/6. It was on the cover of magazines. On CNN and other TV shows. It looked like it was going to be THE new thing of the decade.


What happened?


Well, a few things.


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Star Trek Online Has People Tweeting In Klingon

Twitter…the final frontier. These are the voyages of game-maker Atari. Its 2-month mission: to explore strange new social networks, to seek out new geeks and new game players, to boldly go where no ad campaign has gone before!

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