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A little perspective for Monday morning

As another week of hard work rolls around, I thought it might be appropriate to put things in perspective with a little game.  Enjoy!
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Robin Williams named his daughter after a video game

I had no idea that Robin Williams was such a gamer.  Apparently, he plays Call of Duty AND he named his daughter after one of the greatest video games ever made – Zelda.  I was surprised when he said he got “owned” in Call of Duty.  Not that he actually got owned, but that he […]
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Modern Warfare 3: The real deal

For all of you that bought Modern Warfare 2 came out today.   [via the onion] Ultra-Realistic Modern Warfare Game Features Awaiting Orders, Repairing Trucks
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Project Natal gets the couch off your butt

Project Natal is a “controller free gaming and entertainment experience” by Microsoft.  Natal is being created for the Xbox 360 game platform and is based on an add-on for the console that will enable you to interact via gestures, spoken commands, or other physical objects.  In case that doesn’t sound extremely exciting, take a look […]
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Time to get your drive on with Forza 3

CornerBalance, a car blog that I’ve been following recently, just posted about a new video game release: Forza 3. They were invited to a Forza Demo Event where there were real cars setup that attendees would get test in-game.  While the prominent aspect of every racing game is how well the cars simulate real cars, […]
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Microsoft to release a TouchPack for Windows 7

Microsoft is going to release a TouchPack for Windows 7 that will come bundled with the Retail version of Windows 7. This pack includes some multitouch applications, including some games.  Looks like it should be fun times at your nearest Win7 machine.
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Get a LoD of this: Videogame art

Take little trip to the past with Orioto’s videogame remake images.  Above is a remake of Zelda (duh ;). Many thanks to Mikaël Aguirre (Orioto on deviantART) for these beautiful creations.  You are truly talented.
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Wait… what is the point of this?

It’s amazing the sort of topics that get people’s attention now-a-days…  The topic here is “Videogame characters that are probably delicious“.  The author, Jim Sterling, actually went through the time to pick characters that were not obvious food choices (like Dizzy the egg), and post what they probably taste like and how to cook them. […]
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School these days: advanced StarCraft strategy course

I wish this advanced StarCraft stategy course was offered at my school.  Of course, I would have been a guest lecturer (shameless ego boost) and not a student, but it would have still been awesome.  This is supposed to be a DeCal class taught by students at UC Berkeley. UPDATE: Yes, I think this might […]
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Check out these Mix10K applications

There’s a 10K coding challenge being presented for MIX09.  From their site: “The grand prize winner will live large at MIX09 – they’ll receive a pass to the MIX09 event, 3 nights at The Venetian Hotel and a $1500 Visa gift card. The community choice winner will receive a $1500 visa gift card. And, three […]
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99Games iPhone App review: Chess Lite and Chess Pro

Platform: iPhone Application Name: Chess Lite | Chess Pro Application Type: Game Game-Genre: Strategy Cost (Chess Lite | Chess Pro): $0.99 | $3.99 Powered by: 99Games Summary: Wanna play chess? Chess Lite and Chess Pro are two great ways to play chess for cheap.   Being a $0.99 app, Chess Lite is obviously just a teaser […]
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99Games iPhone application: Jigsaw Wild review

Platform: iPhone Application Name: Jigsaw Wild Application Type: Game Game-Genre: Puzzle Cost: $1.99 Powered by: 99Games Summary: If you’re looking for a simple jigsaw puzzle game then look no further.  Jigsaw Wild is a simple Jigsaw puzzle game with an exotic wildlife theme, hence the “Wild” in the title. Pictures: 8/10 The photos the game […]
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Galcon: Best iPhone game yet

I was just introduced to Galcon a couple days ago and I have to say that it is by far THE BEST iPhone game that I’ve played to date.  Galcon is a fast paced strategy game that dives you right into the meat and potatoes of what you’re looking for in nearly every strategy game […]
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