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Atmospheric bounty hunter White Space explained in dev diary

Curve Studios Design Director Jonathan Biddle discussed the alpha version of his latest game White Space in a new developer diary video. In it, bounty-hunting players fly from one pretty, polygonal, procedurally-generated planet to the next to take down their targets....

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Ace Combat Infinity boarding PS3s on May 27

Bandai Namco's free aerial fighter Ace Combat Infinity is set to lift off on May 27 for PS3. The next entry in the long-running Ace Combat series was first announced last year in July, and was listed as the first free-to-play game in the series one month later. The game includes a single-player cam...

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Kinect Hacks: Gesture-controlled quadrocopter

Step by step, day by day, the world's researchers and engineers bring us ever closer to the reality of Kinect-enabled telekinesis. Check out a video demo below of Flying Machine Arena's clever hack, which enables even more precise control of a stunt quadrocopter using simple hand gestures....

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Gorillaz: Escape to Plastic Beach via iPad and iPhone

Gorillaz, the best nonexistent cartoon band since the Archies, appears in a new iPhone/iPad game called Gorillaz: Escape to Plastic Beach. Even though the concept of the game seems to be about escaping from Plastic Beach. Players control psychotic bassist Murdoc, who flies above Plastic Beach on a "...

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NCSoft announces Aion open beta dates, pre-orders get early access

If you're itching to try your hand at NCSoft's upcoming winged MMORPG, Aion, before its September 22 release, a recent press release has announced two methods of doing so. The first is probably the more noteworthy option -- the game is going into open beta for one week only starting Sunday, Septem...

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XSEED bringing The Sky Crawlers to North American Wiis

If you have a comprehensive knowledge of Japanese literature or flight combat games that never saw an American release, you probably already know about The Sky Crawlers. We fell in love with Namco-Bandai's book-to-game adaptation when we were teased with tons of gameplay footage last year -- sadly...

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Leaked images from Factor 5's Wii 'flight' game

Click image for more almost-made gameness With Factor 5 closing its doors in the US, it's uncertain whether the games that were in development there will be moved to its German studio, or if the titles will be scrapped entirely. Courtesy of Unseen64, we have some concept art from a flight game t...

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iPhone It In: Top Gun

Listen, as the writer of Joystiq's only iPhone-related column, I do my fair share of playing licensed garbage. For example, I played a Land of the Lost-themed game that makes "Punch the Monkey" look like The Orange Box. I'm not even going to link to it, for fear that you'll play it. Seriously, it ...

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Rumor: Ubisoft's HAWX flies over to Wii

It's been rumored for a while now, but Tom Clancy's HAWX still appears to be circling the Wii. See, there's this listing for the game over at Ubisoft's official site, complete with a March 2009 release date. But, before you start jumping up and down with joy and spill coffee all over your computer...

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Snoopy swoops to Wii

Here's the debut trailer for Snoopy WWI Flying Ace, which appears to be a cross between a flight game and an on-foot action-platformer. Sure, the visuals lack the simple charm of Charles Schulz's original Peanuts strip, but this is no technical slouch: courtesy of an insider source, Go Ninte...

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