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Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

One of the first Star Wars games to be developed with the Disney Video Games team is Star Wars Assault Team - and it’s surprisingly decent. This game is entirely free and made to be a mix between turn-based card collecting and adventure. Here you’ll be able to play on your iPhone or iPad on iOS, Android devices, and devices running either Windows Phone 8 or Windows on your desktop.

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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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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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Nintendo owes Philips over patent-infringing Wii rules court

Nintendo owes Philips over patent-infringing Wii rules court

Nintendo faces the prospect of paying Philips a cut of every Wii and Wii U console it has sold, after a UK court found that the Japanese firm's use of motion gaming infringed on two patents. The suit - which also found that Nintendo had not infringed on a third patent, despite Philips' allegations - was decided when the judge deemed the gaming company hadn't sufficiently demonstrated that putting a motion sensor and a camera together were in fact "common general knowledge" as had been argued.

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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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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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Pre-Order Pre-Loads live on PlayStation 4

Pre-Order Pre-Loads live on PlayStation 4

It’s become apparent that the console war won’t just be fought on a gaming front - nor will it just be about media. Instead, as we’re seeing today, it’ll be about loading games, downloading titles before they launch, and making certain you’re the first person to have said game when it launches officially. The PlayStation 4 will soon have pre-loads right on top of pre-orders for a number of games.

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Steam Summer Sale begins, quickly crashes

Steam Summer Sale begins, quickly crashes

It’s time once again for the Steam Summer Sale, the time of the year at which all games are put at sale prices the likes of which you may not have a chance to avoid. And of course no more than 20 minutes after the push began, the Steam Store is down. Don't worry, don't freak out - everything that's there now will still be there 7 hours later.

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Atari bringing classic games to iOS and Android

Atari bringing classic games to iOS and Android

The folks behind business strategy at gaming company Atari have let it be known this week that they’ll be staging a "Corporate Comeback" of sorts, starting with such important releases as "Asteroids" on iOS. They’ll be bringing a wide variety of games from the classic era to the mobile universe, working with both iOS and Android in the near future as well.

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