game

Fri
20
Jan
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Microsoft Kinect Coming to PCs February 1, 2012

Microsoft has confirmed it will release a PC version of its Kinect hands-free motion control system on February 1, 2012. The new hardware offering will be expensive. Kinect was first offered for the Xbox 360 video game console in late 2010. It was ... Microsoft's effort to counter the Nintendo Wii system, which allows players to control on-screen action by moving a handheld device rather than a traditional controller. Microsoft One-Ups Wii Controllers with Kinect The motion-oriented controls of the Wii made games more accessible to casual players, while adding more realism to the game. Players ... (view more)

Tue
22
Nov
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PETA Says Super Mario Murders Animals for Fur

Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. is one of the most successful (and recognizable) video game franchises ever marketed. But as Nintendo attempts to move forward with their latest Mario adventure, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has ... stepped in to try and make some changes to lovable plumber's wardrobe. Sadly, Mario is learning that his early 90's style is not "politically correct" in 2011 society. Raccoon-Suit No Longer "Politically Correct" Back in 1990, when Super Mario Bros. 3 was first released in the United States, the protagonist sported a distinctive raccoon-like suit that ... (view more)

Mon
10
Oct
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'Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4', and 'Pale Moon 7.0.1'

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4 Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.1 makes it easier than ever to create great video games for Windows-based PCs, Xbox 360 consoles, and Zune digital media players. An An active premium XNA Creators Club subscription is ... required. http://www.microsoft.com Pale Moon 7.0.1 The Pale Moon project is a custom-built and optimized Firefox browser for Windows. http://www.palemoon.org This freeware software program is brought to you by MajorGeeks.com: The Original Spyware-Free Download Site, in partnership with Infopackets.com. Disclaimer: the above software description is provided ... (view more)

Thu
25
Aug
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'Game Fire 2.0.99', and 'Readefine Desktop 2.42'

Game Fire 2.0.99 Game Fire is a free open source PC games accelerating utility that enables you to enjoy your favorite modern PC games by transforming your personal computer into a powerful gaming machine with a touch of button. Game Fire is ... suitable for beginners as it does not require any technical knowledge at all. http://www.smartpcutilities.com Readefine Desktop 2.42 Readefine Desktop beautifies Google Reader articles, RSS, plain text and HTML for easy reading. View multiple articles in a fluid, magazine-style layout or navigate one article at a time in a book like multi-column layout. ... (view more)

Wed
15
Jun
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Duke Nukem Forever Finally Arrives

Duke Nukem Forever is not your average video game. It's been in development for more than a decade-and-a-half, worked on in piecemeal fashion by a number of different developers before finally getting the golden treatment from Gearbox, the company ... behind Brothers in Arms and Borderlands. But is the latest Duke Nukem offering any good? No, say critics. Original Duke Nukem 3D Released in 1996 The original Duke Nukem 3D was released in 1996. At the time, it was one of the most fun to play first-person shooter games on the market. But its main bragging point was its gameplay, which revolved ... (view more)

Fri
25
Feb
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'GE3KTV 0.2 Beta', and 'Game Fire 1.0.40 Final'

GE3KTV 0.2 Beta GE3KTV is a free Internet television program that can receive over 90 online channels of live broadcasts from around the world. There is no need for a PC TV card because the TV channels are streamed through your Internet connection; ... all that is required is a Windows PC and an Internet connection. http://www.ge3ktv.com Game Fire 1.0.40 Final Game Fire is a free, open source PC games accelerating utility. Play games faster in a touch of a button. http://www.smartpcutlities.com This freeware software program is brought to you by MajorGeeks.com: The Original Spyware-Free Download ... (view more)

Tue
11
Jan
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'Iobit Game Booster 2.2 Final', and 'RedCrab The Calculator 3.00'

Iobit Game Booster 2.2 Final This is the final version of the much-anticipated Game Booster 2.2, which helps to speed up PC video games. It works by updating hardware drivers, downloading essential gaming tools, tweaking system settings for gaming, ... defragmenting game directories, temporarily shutting down background processes, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance. http://www.iobit.com RedCrab The Calculator 3.00 RedCrab is a scientific calculator with a full screen formula editor. The mathematical expressions are not typed in a typical command line, but can be enter in an ... (view more)

Fri
24
Dec
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Reaches $1B Sales Plateau

The ongoing recession doesn't seem to be having any impact on the video game industry. Recent reports have shown Microsoft's Kinect peripheral achieving strong sales in its first weeks on the market, and now a new study finds that Activision's ... popular First Person Shooter (FPS) Call of Duty: Black Ops has already surpassed the $1 billion sales marker. Call of Duty is an action game franchise dating back to 2003. The original titles all involved World War II campaigns, but in recent years the series has moved to more familiar conflict areas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Last year's Call of Duty: ... (view more)

Tue
07
Dec
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Report: Tetris Helps Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

According to a new study, post-traumatic stress disorder can be significantly alleviated by playing the classic puzzle video game Tetris. The game's visually-oriented design reportedly makes it easier for sufferers to avoid flashbacks by keeping ... their brains occupied. The study comes from world-renowned Oxford University, where researchers recently conducted a study comprised of two individual experiments. In the first experiment, sixty participants were asked to watch a film containing shocking violence. They were then provided a 30-minute rest, before they were broken into three distinct ... (view more)

Mon
15
Nov
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Luxor Adventures

Description Bonus: This game includes the full version of Luxor 3. You get two games for the price of one! Travel to the edge of time and back! Follow John Swift and Jane Graham in this Hidden Object game, as they travel through the past to keep ... history intact. When the archaeology duo uncovers the Osiris Orb just outside of Luxor, they learn that the mythical Stairway to Heaven is more real than they had first believed.Now, they find themselves tumbling through time and space in a race to keep the deceptive, power-hungry Seth Hisster from changing history forever! Key Features Unlock new ... (view more)

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