E3 2011

Peter Molyneux to leave Lionhead Studios and Microsoft

Peter Molyneux to leave Lionhead Studios and Microsoft

Peter Molyneux, famous for creating such games as Dungeon Keeper, Black & White, and the Fable series, has announced that he is leaving the developer Lionhead Studios, and its parent company, Microsoft. Molyneux will stay on until development of Fable: The Journey has completed later this year.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

Last week's tech news was filled with developments from two major events---Apple's WWDC 2011 developer conference and the E3 2011 gaming conference. And so, in this week's video we're going over all the details on the Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and the iCloud. We also roundup all the E3 announcements from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. But since today is a big game day for my home team, the Dallas Mavericks, we'll just leave it at that. Go Mavs! Beat the Heat!

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. This week we covered both E3 and WWDC making for a very busy week focused on Apple and gaming. WWDC was all about software with no hardware unveiled. We rounded up ten of the cool new features of Mac OSX Lion in one story, and they are cool features. A really cool and expensive custom home theater with a pirate the more surfaced early in the week. The photos are renderings that show what the theater that is under construction right now will look like.

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Why I’m Buying the PlayStation 3D TV (And Why You Should Too)

Why I’m Buying the PlayStation 3D TV (And Why You Should Too)

At the E3 gaming expo this week, Sony took the wraps off a new PlayStation-branded 3D television that, while a little small, could very well become one of my favorite purchases this year. The 24-inch television is designed to bring more people in on the 3D craze. And in order to achieve that, Sony is pricing the television at $499.

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Nyko outs another 3DS accessory called Game Boost

Nyko outs another 3DS accessory called Game Boost

I don't know about you, but any time my iPhone or other game console runs out of power on the go, it's generally right at the point where I am about to win a race or beat a certain boss. That makes the device turning off on its own doubly sucky. Nyko has been trotting out a lot of new Nintendo 3DS peripherals at E3 and the latest of them is called the Game Boost.

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Shuttle H3 6700G gaming PC packs big punch, tiny footprint

Shuttle H3 6700G gaming PC packs big punch, tiny footprint

Shuttle has outed its latest PC, the Shuttle H3 6700G, and while it may be branded a gaming SFF desktop (based on the SH67H3 barebones), it's a reasonably discrete one. None of the flashy lighting of Alienware or the candy colors of some rivals; the H3 6700G is an unassuming little black box that keeps most of its abilities hidden inside.

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E3 2011 Roundup – Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo

E3 2011 Roundup – Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo

This was a huge week for gaming news thanks to the biggest gaming event of the year---the E3 2011 conference held in Los Angeles. Now the event isn't quite over yet, but most of the major announcements that we've been eagerly anticipating from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are already out of the bag. So here's a roundup for the big three.

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Nintendo’s Wii U Gets Everything Right (But One Thing)

Nintendo’s Wii U Gets Everything Right (But One Thing)

At the E3 gaming expo this week, Nintendo unveiled its next console, the Wii U. The device will deliver far better graphics than the company’s current console, as well as a new controller that dazzled crowds and made many wonder if this would be the future of gaming as we know it.

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PNY unveils new NVIDIA GTX 580 liquid cooled graphics card with CPU cooling

PNY unveils new NVIDIA GTX 580 liquid cooled graphics card with CPU cooling

PNY has been selling NVIDA branded video cards for a long time now. The company started out years ago and has offered a video card with each new GPU that NVIDIA has launched. Generally, the video cards are not the high-end overclocked offerings if they have the PNY name on them. They tend to be stock cards. PNY has announced a new video card that has a really cool feature.

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Wii U showreel “borrowed” PS3 and Xbox 360 gameplay, Nintendo admits

Wii U showreel “borrowed” PS3 and Xbox 360 gameplay, Nintendo admits

Nintendo has admitted it used Xbox 360 and PS3 gaming footage as part of its Wii U showreel during the E3 2011 unveil of the incoming console, justifying its inclusion with the excuse that the Wii U itself is still "a year away" from launch. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed the rival footage in a GameTrailers interview (which you can see after the cut) after the Wii U made its official debut.

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dreamGEAR TriMount holds all your game console sensors

dreamGEAR TriMount holds all your game console sensors

There are many gamers out there that are not one console sorts. These folks have all three major consoles and the big accessories that go with them and use them all frequently. With frequent use having to dig out the sensor bar for the Wii and move the Kinect off the TV to play it can get old quickly. A company called dreamGEAR has a new holder that is made just for the people with all three major game consoles called the TriMount.

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Nintendo Wii U: Miyamoto talks multiscreen as specs emerge

Nintendo Wii U: Miyamoto talks multiscreen as specs emerge

Nintendo's new Wii U console launched to mixed reactions, some loving the idea of a sizable tablet-style controller, and others longing for the simple days of a Wiimote. We found the new controller curiously compelling in our hands-on play at E3 2011 yesterday, and now Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has been laying out some of the design and gameplay decisions in a new Iwata Asks feature. Meanwhile, hardware specs for the Wii U are gradually becoming clear.

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