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Uematsu's Blik-0 1946 e-book has robots, feelings

Blik-0 1946, an e-book penned by contributing musician to the Final Fantasy series Nobuo Uematsu, is now available to iPad owners for $10. Protagonist Blik-0 is designed by artificial intelligence scientist Dr. Mabuse to be capable of emulating the human heart and brain. As Blik-0 experiences l...

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Apple patent turns in-game choices into a customized comic book

In 2009, Apple filed a patent to transfer players' unique video game story paths, choices and customized characters to book form, available automatically after the game was finished as an e-book, book or graphic novel. The USPTO granted Apple that patent today and made it public, complete with scor...

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100 Classic Books on DS this June

Why did it take Nintendo a year and a half to localize a bunch of books that were already in English? No idea, but at least we'll finally be able to buy the 100 Classic Book Collection in North America this year. It's out as 100 Classic Books on June 14, at a cost of $19.99. Nintendo has yet to r...

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European Nintendo downloads: Monkey Island, Phoenix Wright, Flips

The WiiWare and DSiWare releases in Europe are startlingly uniform this week.All three WiiWare releases cost 1,000 Wii Points each, and all four DSiWare games cost 500 points. Well, we say games, but really we mean three games and an interactive book thing. Terror in Cubicle Four is actually a do...

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E-books get massive subway ads in Tokyo

Nintendo wants Japanese subway riders to read more e-books, apparently, as these giant ads for software DS Bungaku Zenshuu are popping up in the Tokyo underground. The above Shibuya advertisement shows that Nintendo is committed to the Genius Sonority-developed title, which hit Japanese retail she...

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Moon Books moves

Remember Moon Books? It seems they've gotten pretty popular, since mastermind Brandon is in the process of upgrading to an expansive new site. Since we first reported on the project, several new titles have been added for use with the homebrew text viewer; no matter your pleasure, from Herodotus to ...

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The deluge of e-books continues

Now that the e-book floodgates are open, there's no stemming the tide. And thanks to the wonders of homebrew, we can move beyond sci fi and onto some heavy-hitting literary classics. One intrepid fellow named Brandon is working to format literature that is in the public domain for use with Moonshel...

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E-books heading to a Nintendo system near you

Fantasy author Darren Reid will be offering a free e-library, filled with short stories, novellas, and even novels optimized for use with console browsers for the DS, the Wii, and Sony's PS3. Of course, since the U.S. is painfully without a DS browser as yet, we'll be limited on this feature to our ...

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E-books heading to a Nintendo system near you

Fantasy author Darren Reid will be offering a free e-library, filled with short stories, novellas, and even novels optimized for use with console browsers for the DS, the Wii, and Sony's PS3. Of course, since the U.S. is painfully without a DS browser as yet, we'll be limited on this feature to our ...

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