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Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is corporate manipulation pretending to be a game

I had my doubts about Family Guy: Quest for Stuff when it was announced. I immediately pegged it as the Family Guy version of The Simpsons: Tapped Out. After all, it shares the same basic premise of a city being destroyed and you having to rebuild it. I wanted to give this game a fair more »

Nvidia Shield gets a price cut and major software upgrades

Earlier this week, we learned the Nvidia Shield would be getting Portal in the future. If that wasn’t enough good news, Nvidia has a few more for us. First of all, the Shield is getting a temporary price cut. From now until the end of April, the handheld will be $199 as opposed to $249. more »

Twitch Plays Pokemon tackles Pokemon Crystal

Twitch Plays Pokemon did it. This weekend, after an almost 17 day run, the internet beat . Which means it’s time to start all over again. Yes, Twitch Plays Pokemon has become an actual thing. It isn’t a one-shot affair, as a adventure has just begun. The Pokemon Crystal quest has just begun with Twitch more »

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CES 2014: That Nyko PS4 PowerPak is a Godsend

You guys, you won’t believe this, but Nyko has made the even better! It’s fixed the only problem the PS4 controller has by introducing the PS4 PowerPak at CES 2014. It’s like the 3DS and Wii U GamePad PowerPaks, in that you clip it on and immediately extend your battery life. That’s the DualShock 4′s more »

CES 2014: NVIDIA Tegra K1 promises PS4 quality graphics on your mobile device

We’ve heard about console-quality graphics on smartphones and tablets before, but these claims are rarely specific. At CES 2014 this week, NVIDIA started things off by revealing the Tegra K1, it’s upcoming mobile processor with a 192-core GPU. Sure the numbers sound fancy, but what got my attention was NVIDIA’s assertion that this processor can more »

The Gamevice turns your mobile device into a Wikipad

When we first heard about the  over a year ago, it was one of the most unique Android tablets on the horizon. Not only was it dedicated to gaming, but it also came with a detachable controller that covered the entire width of the tablet. This year, Wikipad will start selling a new peripheral called more »

Black Friday 2013: Target previews its Doorbusters on Facebook

Target has just announced Black Friday Memory Match. Think of it as a slightly annoying and time consuming way to find out what some of the retailer’s Black Friday 2013 doorbusters will be this year. People are supposed to play the game on Facebook to learn the deals, and then use that information to decide more »

The FAA says it’s safe to use your electronics during an entire flight

Many of us have been in a situation when we had to remind ourselves to turn off all our electronic devices while on an airplane. It’s just one of those rules that didn’t make a whole lot of sense in this day and age. The Federal Aviation Administration had been looking to relax those rules, more »

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Open question to Pokemon fans: Why are 2 versions ok?

I recently wrote about how I don’t have any interest in playing . Well in that article I mentioned something that I felt deserves some more attention on it’s own, something that I don’t quite understand. I thought I would simply ask the Pokemon playing fan base. An open question so to speak to all more »

Humble Mobile Bundle 2 updated with QWOP, Karateka and God of Blades

Hello, Humble Mobile Bundle 2 update. We were expecting you. Please, sit down. Make yourself comfortable. We’re ever so happy to see you. Actually, that’s very true. Mainly because now the Humble Mobile Bundle 2 includes QWOP, and I totally needed that on my tablet. As usual, new games were added to the Humble Mobile more »

Android Amusements: Meadowland

Morning everyone, and welcome to another installment of Android Amusements. In this week’s review, we’re going over Marten Jonsson’s Meadowlands. It’s more of an interactive journey than a game. Think of it as something like a zen garden, only with a fairy flying around a world, occasionally singing a song to inspire action. Meadowland is more »

Google reveals Google Play vending machines in Japan

A company as large as Google has the ability to do things just for the sake of doing it. A good example of this are the new Google Play vending machines in Japan. It’s well known that Japan loves its vending machines, so Google figured why not sell Google Play games through vending machines too?