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PS4 sleep mode, friend takeover features still coming

The PS4 is missing a few features Sony promised during its console reveal last year, such as sleep mode and the ability to let a friend take over your game online. These features are on their way, Sony Head of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida told Kotaku at E3. "Our team has been working on it,"...

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Study explores link between gamers and lucid dreams

So, you know that recurring dream you've been having for the past three weeks? You know, the one where you're riding cross-country in a hot air balloon in the shape of Ed Asner's head? And then the balloon-face looks down upon you, frowns with disappointment, detaches the basket, and you fall into...

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Study says violent gaming doesn't have a major impact on sleep

A team of Australian researchers recently conducted a study to determine what effect -- if any -- late-night violent gaming sessions have on a young person's sleep cycle. Two groups of teenage boys were either made to play 50 minutes of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare or watch March of the Penguins...

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The DS Life: Sleepy underground

We've featured "subway gamers" in the past, and we've also posted images of sleepy gamers, but this week, through the magic of candid photography, we have a scene that captures both of those elements together. It doesn't sound that amazing, right? Well, join us past the post break to see why we...

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DS Daily: Sleep vs. shutdown

They each have their own uses, what with the sleep mode of the DS being a temporary means at pausing your game and shutting down the DS being a more finite halt in the title. Which do you use more? For us, it has to be sleep mode. Sure, things come up as you're trying to play a DS game, but, for...

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DS Daily: The clamshell

One of our favorite features of the DS is the ease of putting the handheld into sleep mode. You just have to clamshell the portable when you're tired of playing, and voilá -- it goes to sleep. Some people might not like this feature, though. It certainly makes an in-game jukebox less...

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The DS Life: Sleep Mode

The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handheld and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. Like many other three-year-old boys, Kristopher divides his playtime...

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Sleepless in Arkanoid DS

There's no question that we're fans of the arcade-style paddle controller that's available for Arkanoid DS. You had us at "Arkanoid," Taito, but to throw in the spinner, too? This must be what love feels like. For anyone interested in importing this wonderful game, though, there is one tiny...

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Asleep at the Halo switch

Anbody who ever stayed up until 4am playing Halo 2 (or blogging) can relate to the above vid. Pretty funny, if about nine minutes to long. More narcoleptic Spartans here....

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Real scientists use Duke Nukem

According to a study by a group of Belgian scientists, having a good night's sleep could improve your chances of finding your way around a foreign city or a map from a first person shooter. After being trained up in a custom version of Duke Nukem, volunteers were asked to find landmarks around a...

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