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Google Glass alien shooter game in the works

Google Glass alien shooter game in the works

The comical nature of paying a game that no one else can see aside, developer Sean McCracken is working on an alien shooter game for Google Glass, calling it on his Google+ a mix between 3D Space Invaders and Missile Command. Earlier this week, McCracken showed the game off in a short, somewhat hard to watch video on Instagram, and today a more detailed video has been posted.

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Google Chrome now lets you Cube Slam your friend’s face

Google Chrome now lets you Cube Slam your friend’s face

Google has announced the latest in its Chrome Experiments, an in-browser game called Cube Slam that lets you slam a small cube into your friend's face (or a bear's face, if you're so inclined). While this isn't the first game of this nature we've seen, this is arguably one of the most enjoyable, bringing a bit of air-hockey like game play to Chrome.

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Wii U Mario Kart 8 official: underwater, anti-gravity, Miiverse online

Wii U Mario Kart 8 official: underwater, anti-gravity, Miiverse online

This week the folks at Nintendo have revealed the first Mario Kart game for the Wii U, bringing on a new collection of abilities for a new generation as well as pushing together a set of the best hits from past iterations. This game will be known as Mario Kart 8, and will be released in the Spring of 2014 - not nearly soon enough!

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Battlefield 4: Second Assault detailed at E3

Battlefield 4: Second Assault detailed at E3

Battlefield 4 was announced back towards the end of March. It was during that earlier announcement when we learned the title was heading to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Windows. Today, during the Microsoft E3 announcement we got a bit of a look at Battlefield 4 for the Xbox One. And in addition, there was also word of an item that will be an exclusive for those playing on the Xbox One.

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Minecraft and Project Spark shown for Xbox One

Minecraft and Project Spark shown for Xbox One

Minecraft will be coming to the Xbox One. The game will arrive as the "Xbox One Edition" and while there are still some unannounced details, there were a few key items mentioned during the Microsoft E3 event. The game was introduced by Microsoft Corporate VP Phil Harrison who said Minecraft will arrive for the Xbox One with "more multiplayer" and "bigger maps."

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EVE Online will turn players’ stories into comics and a TV series

EVE Online will turn players’ stories into comics and a TV series

At the annual EVE Online Fanfest, CCP, the publisher of EVE Online, stated that it's going to spice things up for EVE Online players. It will soon be turning the stories of real players into professionally made comic books as well as a TV series. Players will have to submit their stories to EVE Online's True Stories competition before the May 1st deadline. Gamers will then get to vote for their favorite stories until May 15th, when the grand finalists are chosen.

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PlayStation Vita game Soul Sacrifice helps boost sales for the game console

PlayStation Vita game Soul Sacrifice helps boost sales for the game console

PlayStation Vita sales in Japan have experienced some good growth since last month, and most of it is thanks to the launch of a new game called Soul Sacrifice. The game debuted on March 7th in Japan, and it sold 105,000 units within its first week. It is estimated to have sold a total of 180,000 units through April 13th. The game was developed by Keiji Inafune, who has told IGN that a sequel is already in the talks.

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Zynga gets ready to shut down more games

Zynga gets ready to shut down more games

Zynga is getting ready to send several more of its games to the graveyard. Joining the recently deceased CityVille 2, The Friend Game, and Party Place are Zynga's previously popular games: The Ville, Empires & Allies, Dream Zoo, and Zynga City on Tencent. Zynga's Chief Operations Officer, David Ko, stated that Zynga decided to take an axe to these "under-performing" games in an effort to lower costs.

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Heavy Rain proves experimental games aren’t always unprofitable

Heavy Rain proves experimental games aren’t always unprofitable

At his keynote at Digital Dragons, Quantic Dream COO, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, stated that innovation and experimental games doesn't always result in unprofitable games. He cited Quantic Dream's PlayStation 3 game, Heavy Rain, as a prime example of that. He states that it cost a total of $40 million to produce, market, and distribute the game. The game successfully generated $100 million for Sony, making it extremely profitable.

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Jak and Daxter Trilogy officially confirmed for June release

Jak and Daxter Trilogy officially confirmed for June release

After last month's ESRB-rating leak, Sony has confirmed that the Jak and Daxter Trilogy will officially be making its way to the PlayStation Vita come June. The trilogy will include Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II, and Jak 3. All 3 games wil go through a complete HD makeover, bringing much more beautiful graphics to a nostalgic, and classic video game franchise.

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NPD lists the top ten best-selling games in March

NPD lists the top ten best-selling games in March

The NPD group has just released a list of the top ten best-selling games in March. The sales of the games were monitored from March 3rd to April 6th. BioShock Infinite topped the list, followed by Tomb Raider, Gears of War: Judgment, God of War: Ascension, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, MLB 13: The Show, NBA 2K13, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3.

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Iron Man 3 game trailer shows off in-app purchases

Iron Man 3 game trailer shows off in-app purchases

The release date for the official Iron Man 3 game is quickly approaching. The game will launch next week on April 25, but in the meantime, Gameloft has been teasing us with various teaser trailers of the game, and today they released another one that shows off some of the various Iron Man suits you can strap on, as well as other in-app purchases.

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