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It’s the Early-90s All Over Again with iOS Gaming

It’s the Early-90s All Over Again with iOS Gaming

At the iPhone event held earlier this week in Cupertino, Calif., Apple showed off how the iPhone 4S could deliver a level of gaming that so far, has been unmatched in the mobile space. And developers, hoping to capitalize on the new technology, have already sounded off on how impressed and excited they are to start developing for the device.

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Why I’d Feel Fine Playing Mario & Zelda On the Xbox

Why I’d Feel Fine Playing Mario & Zelda On the Xbox

If you’ve followed my work here, you know that I’ve been a little tough on Nintendo as of late, saying that the game company is in deep trouble, and by the look of things, doesn’t have a strategy in place to turn things around so quickly.

Over the last several weeks, I’ve received some e-mails from folks about Nintendo and my comments on the company. Those folks say that Nintendo will always be a hardware-focused firm, and the very thought of playing its titles on other consoles is a joke.

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Is Nintendo the Next SEGA?

Is Nintendo the Next SEGA?

If you’ve been following Nintendo news as of late, you know that the company is in trouble. During its last-reported quarter, its revenue slid considerably, it posted a loss, and hardware sales plummeted. In order to revive the ailing 3DS, Nintendo was forced to cut its price from $249.99 to $169.99.

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Sega confirms 1.3m hacked accounts: Names, emails & more

Sega confirms 1.3m hacked accounts: Names, emails & more

Sega has confirmed that 1.3m users of its Sega Pass online network have had their personal information stolen, after the service was hacked last week. "We are deeply sorry for causing trouble to our customers" spokesperson Yoko Nagasawa told Reuters, "we want to work on strengthening security." Although credit card information is not among the looted haul, there's plenty of information that could lead to phishing attempts or account hacks.

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LulzSec Denies Sega Pass Hack, Offers Revenge

LulzSec Denies Sega Pass Hack, Offers Revenge

Sega confirmed this morning that its Sega Pass network was hacked and has been offline since yesterday as the company investigates the extent of the breach. No hacker group has yet to step forward, and the usual suspect LulzSec has surprisingly denied responsibility for the attack.

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Sega Pass Gets Hacked, Accounts Compromised

Sega Pass Gets Hacked, Accounts Compromised

The myriad of cyber attacks of recent months in the wake of the PlayStation Network breach continue with the latest victim being Sega. The gaming network called Sega Pass, which includes its gaming forums and press resources websites got hacked yesterday, with the company sending out emails this morning to its Sega Pass users to confirm the network breach.

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Sega Jumping into Facebook Games with Baseball

Sega Jumping into Facebook Games with Baseball

Sega will be entering the US social games business this month with an American version of Sega Play! Baseball, according to Total Telecom. Sega has done social games in Japan up to this point, and now is going to try its hand in the US, competing with Zynga, among others. They will be releasing a line of Facebook and Hi5 games in the next few months. The baseball game is pictured below (still mostly in Japanese).

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Virtua Fighter 2 out for iPhone

Virtua Fighter 2 out for iPhone

SEGA is bringing the game console and arcade classic to your pocket by giving you Virtua Fighter 2 on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The game looks to be exactly how it was when you played it long ago with no new levels or characters added. You will be stuck with the original eight characters and eight stage levels.

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Dreamcast Collection Coming to Xbox 360

Dreamcast Collection Coming to Xbox 360

Also coming to your PC, but noone cares about PCs. Never fear, Don Reisinger, your lost love of video games will be revenged (unless I read that article wrong.) On the 22nd of February, 2011, a Dreamcast Collection package will be being released for Xbox 360. Joy unto the mountains, the greatest console gaming system is back in the form of a pack.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 17 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 17 2010

Take a trip on the root train with Nexus S, emulate your way back into the greatest system ever SEGA Dreamcast - on Android, see Google aspire for a musical future, and translate foreign text in real time with Word Lens for iPhoto! Then just incase you missed it last night, take a peek at this first look at the L1v2 Laser Pico Handheld Projector with none other than your humble narrator, and get your first taste of TRON: LEGACY with a full review by Philip! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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SEGA Toirettsu Brings Video Game to Men’s Urinal [Video]

SEGA Toirettsu Brings Video Game to Men’s Urinal [Video]

Over the years, there's been all sorts of additions to men's urinals to "help" those using it stay in the urinal, and not make a mess of the floor (or themselves). While there are still some urinals out there that feature cute little designs near the bottom, like that of a bee, it seems that Japan is still having some major issues, and now they're doing what they should have done right from the start: made it a game.

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Supreme Court Split over First Amendment Protection of Video Games [In Regards to Californian Law Blocking them]

Supreme Court Split over First Amendment Protection of Video Games [In Regards to Californian Law Blocking them]

This is one of those issues I imagine will be hashed and re-hashed forevermore. Here's one of those bigger times, when the Supreme Court of the US government has a little talk about it. The specific law at hand is one that was both brought up and struck down in 2005: a Californian law that bans those under 18 from buying or renting videogames that appeal to "a deviant or morbid interest in minors." Deputy state attorney general Zackery Morazzini seeks to reinstate that law.

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