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Smarty Pins from Google brings trivia to Maps

Smarty Pins from Google brings trivia to Maps

Think you’re smart, do ya? Well, Google might have you beat (no, they do, don’t even try to argue that). Geography, with it’s ever-changing place in this world, can be a tough subject. Even tougher is finding areas on a world map, even when you know the answer. If you dare, give Google’s latest experiment Smarty Pins a shot.

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Lichess embraces blind players with new chess site features

Lichess embraces blind players with new chess site features

With the fast-paced advancement of technology, it is sometimes easy to forget that not everyone is as physically capable. The owners of the Lichess website, which hosts free online chess games, was awakened to that realization when they were approached by a blind chess player looking to join their community. Fortunately, technology and computer games have advanced to that point that has made this wish a reality.

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EA kicks off Game Time with Titanfall free for 48 hours

EA kicks off Game Time with Titanfall free for 48 hours

EA has a new program that will make PC gamers tremble in excitement. With Origin Game Time, gamers will be able to try out a complete, full, non-demo PC game for a 48 hours. And to make sure that the new program starts off with a big bang, the first game that it is making available is none other than the popular mech-bearing multiplayer first-person shooter Titanfall.

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Double Fine Kickstarter game Broken Age now on the iPad

Double Fine Kickstarter game Broken Age now on the iPad

Some would say that, like the game itself, the iPad version of Double Fine's high profile Kickstarter game "Broken Age" was a long time coming. Regardless whether iPad users felt entitled to it or not, considering it was never promised in the Kickstarter campaign initially, the game is here, or at least part of it.

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Nintendo sued, faces possible sales ban on all Wii units

Nintendo sued, faces possible sales ban on all Wii units

Nintendo is being sued by Philips in Delaware, and the crux of the case may really hit hard. There are two patents in question, and both relate to what makes a Wii so great: motion detection. If successful in this suit, Philips may deal a deft body shot right to Nintendo as they’re trying to get up off the canvas.

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Destiny video shows off armor, weaponry, and loot system

Destiny video shows off armor, weaponry, and loot system

Destiny, which will be released this fall, has a new video out showing some of the customization that’s going to keep you playing. From the armor your character wears to the arsenal of weapons at their disposal, Destiny is showing their mettle. They’ve also got a neat way for you to pick up loot you win in battle.

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle set to land May 30

Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle set to land May 30

Mario Kart, among the best franchises Nintendo has of late, is getting ready to make a big splash on Wii U. To celebrate, Nintendo will be introducing a Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle, which comes with a free download for one digital title from Nintendo’s eShop. Along with Mario Kart TV and a slew of new items, racers, and levels, players can now be totally immersed in Mario Kart.

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Rovio releases earnings, shows ‘Angry Birds’ not enough

Rovio releases earnings, shows ‘Angry Birds’ not enough

Rovio, the studio behind the once-popular Angry Birds franchise, has released their 2013 earnings. The 37 million euro in earnings suggests a healthy game studio, but when compared to the 77 million euro brought in for 2012, things may not be so rosy for the Angry Birds team. Further clouding their future is net profits of 26.9 million euro — a big drop-off from the 55.5 million euro earned in 2012.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks to space for humanity’s salvation

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks to space for humanity’s salvation

It's been a long time coming, almost literally. After more than two decades of letting gamers become virtual gods and rulers, the beloved game franchise is now expanding to the logical next frontier and mankind's last hope for finding a new home. Firaxis and Sid Meier are finally bringing Civilization to outer space!

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Titanfall live-action content to be produced by Playfight

Titanfall live-action content to be produced by Playfight

One of the most awaited video games of this year is set to launch in a few hours, and yet we're still receiving an interesting piece of news. Apparently, some still unknown live-action original content will be coming our way from game creators Respawn Entertainment and VFX studio Playfight.

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Xbox One March update arrives

Xbox One March update arrives

The Xbox One March update that was detailed a few days ago has arrived for all Xbox One owners, and with it comes a variety of improvements, features, and fixes. Microsoft launched a video to show off all the improvements that come with the update, which we have for you after the jump.

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Apple and Google reported to be pulling down games on the basis of “Flappy” names

Apple and Google reported to be pulling down games on the basis of “Flappy” names

Like a zombie that refuses to die, Flappy Bird has still been seeing some activity days after its official demise thanks to imitations and scams proliferating on the Internet. Now it seems that Google and Apple are finally putting an axe to those clones by rejecting or even removing games from iTunes App Store and Google Play Store if they have the word "Flappy" in their name.

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