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Game Center coming to iPhone next week in iOS 4.1

Apple's Keynote just brought news that Game Center is (finally!) coming to iPhones in iOS 4.1. It bears the new, greener look we saw back in July and, as Steve Jobs noted, has a heavy focus on multiplayer. Beyond playing games with friends, there are matchmaking and leaderboards across multiple...

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'Project Sword' coming to iOS from Epic [update: try the demo!]

Epic Games president Mike Capps took the stage at Apple's live event today to announce "Project Sword" (codename), an Unreal Engine 3 powered game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad due later this year. Based in a medieval setting, it's a sword fighting game focused on 1-on-1 battles and it looks...

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Latest iOS beta nixes Game Center support for iPhone 3G, 2nd-gen iPod Touch

Apple's forthcoming Game Center service is alive and well in the latest iOS beta, 4.1 beta 3, and as those beta releases get more frequent, we get closer to the release of this "social gaming network" for iPhones and iPod Touches. Unfortunately, with beta 3, we now have to further specify...

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Apple's Game Center goes green

Apple's multiplayer gaming platform for iEverything -- Game Center -- may not have arrived just yet, but it appears that it's getting a bit of a face-lift on the back-end. As seen in the image above (care of Mobile Crunch), the color palette of GC has been lightened and varied quite a bit, going...

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Capcom joins OpenFeint social gaming network on the iPhone

While Microsoft has Xbox Live as an official network, and of course Sony has PlayStation Network, the iPhone doesn't yet have an official social gaming network, at least not until Apple's Game Center is unveiled later on this year. Until then, a company called OpenFeint has been connecting gamers...

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Game Center sparks light reactions from competing iPhone social network devs

Yesterday, Apple announced Game Center, a social gaming service for iPhone. Pretty much everyone with an iPhone has reason to be delighted with this development, except for companies like OpenFeint and ngmoco, which already operate social network gaming services for iPhone in OpenFeint and Plus+,...

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Game Center is basically Xbox Live for your iPhone

We knew Apple was serious about treating the iPhone and iPod Touch as gaming devices, but at its iPhone OS 4 event (liveblog here) it just dropped the gauntlet: Game Center. "Gaming is extremely popular on the iPhone and iPod touch. We have 50,000 games," Apple's Scott Forstall trumpeted. "Let's...

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