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Cross-platform Android and iOS gaming arriving through Google Play

Android phone and tablet owners and iOS devotees might not be quite so divided in the video game space soon. Features recently added to Google Play game services, the tool used by developers to manage items like leaderboards and achievements in Android, included new multiplayer options for iOS...

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Nintendo: No plans to offer mini-games on smartphones

Nintendo isn't bringing free mini-games to smartphones, according to a statement given to Engadget. Following a report by Japanese media corp Nikkei that suggested Nintendo is planning to release trailers and free mini-games on phones, the company re-iterated CEO Satoru Iwata's statements against...

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Eyes-on with Tobii's eye-tracking tech in Deus Ex

Engadget is deep into CES 2014, getting its hands on the latest tech whosimwutzits, including some eye-tracking software for games from Tobii. The EyeX middleware allows developers to combine eye controls with your standard mouse and keyboard or gamepad interface. For the eyes-guided demo, Engadget...

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VorpX makes games compatible with 3D, Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift enthusiasts may want to take note of VorpX, a 3D driver that is planned to allow Rift users to play a games that don't officially support the device. Although the price and release date for the final version of the software have not been announced, the beta version is available for...

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Up close with Valve's Steam Box prototypes

Engadget had a photo shoot with Valve's lineup of Steam Box and living room PC prototypes today at CES. A few of the designs were straight out of Valve's hivemind, while a few existing products, such as the Alienware X51 and Bolt from Digital Storm were examples of the "Steam in your living room"...

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Engadget goes hands-on with the Archos Gamepad

After exploring Epic Citadel with the Oculus Rift, Engadget's strangely familiar Ben Gilbert got his hands on Archos's 7-inch Android gaming tablet. The Archos GamePad arrived in Europe late last year, and as the CES rep notes it's coming to retail in North America this month, priced at $169.99....

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Engadget goes hands-on with Oculus Rift

Former Joystiq heartthrob Ben Gilbert, now officially known as Bengadget, got some hands-on time with the Oculus Rift VR set at this year's CES. While Oculus isn't letting out the latest prototype for use, Ben took an old one through a new demo of the Unreal Engine 3-based Epic Citadel....

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Engadget goes hands-on with Wii U's Pro Controller

Our friends at Engadget are kinda way, way into tech. Perhaps you didn't know (you probably did). Anyway, they got their hands on Nintendo's Wii U Pro Controller this week and they've got this handy video above with their impressions. Spoilers: it's kinda similar to an Xbox 360 controller. Shock!...

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Nvidia's next-gen Kepler tech detailed

The realm of PC gaming is terrifying and expensive, and our clumsy hands can't be trusted around anything more fragile than a dual shock. As a result, we generally leave the technical, delicate heavy lifting of PC hardware analysis to our compatriots at Engadget, who are much more coordinated and...

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Engadget goes hands on with Angry Birds Space

While we were talking to Rovio's Mighty Eagle Peter Vesterbacka, our good friends at Engadget were speaking with Rovio's Ville Heijari, who gave them a thorough run through of Angry Birds Space's new gravitational elements and horrendously difficult Danger Zone, the latter of which is exclusive to...

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