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Science explains why we blow in game cartridges

Science explains why we blow in game cartridges

Your childhood likely involved at least one cartridge-based gaming console, and with those games came a habit that feels as natural as taking up the controller: blowing in the cartridge. It is widely known at this point that such an activity was useless, but that doesn't answer the question of why we did it.

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Grand Theft Auto V makers sued by Lindsay Lohan

Grand Theft Auto V makers sued by Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan has officially sued Take Two and Rockstar, makers of the Grand Theft Auto game franchise. Lohan insists that a character in grand Theft Auto V was modeled after her, both in likeness and storyline. The troubled actress feels the equally troubled character in a video game is an attempt to gain from her issues.

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Ouya testing all-access subscription mode

Ouya testing all-access subscription mode

Ouya, which has a dedicated following of core gaming enthusiasts, wants the rest of us to get involved, too. To that end, the company is introducing a new program designed to give unfettered access to their entire catalog of games. there are restrictions, but it promises to entice a lot of users to think again about Ouya should it get past the beta stage.

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Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare PC port is not a port

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare PC port is not a port

Are you a PC gamer and not feeling the combative vegetative love or the brain-devouring adrenaline rush? Be gloomy no more and open those petals! Not only will Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare be arriving on this venerable gaming platform tomorrow, barring any last minute delays, EA promises that this game is not simply a PC port, whatever the heck that will entail.

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Ubisoft on Watch Dogs mod: prettier but broken

Ubisoft on Watch Dogs mod: prettier but broken

If you've been playing Watch Dogs on your PC with a certain TheWorse mod installed, then you might want to heed Ubisoft's official take on the matter. While the game maker does admit that there are certain options lurking beneath the code that have been disabled for the PC version, they were disabled not to make the game less visually appealing but to make it actually playable and enjoyable.

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