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Report: Google buys casual dev Slide

TechCrunch brings news today of the latest kick from the gestating fetus that is "Google Games." The site reports that search giant Google spent $187 million to purchase Slide, developer of the SuperPoke series and other casual games the names of which are actually too sad to type. This comes after...

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A public service announcement regarding Mag Kid and cinder blocks

This just in: if any of you were curious enough to import Nintendo's Slide Adventure: Mag Kid, complete with its unusual "slide sensor" peripheral, then do not play it while resting your DS on top of your cinder block. We are deadly serious here: as far as we can ascertain, playing the game on your...

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Slide Adventure Mag Kid video slips into view

Slide Adventure Mag Kid was a game about which we knew nothing at all but the control method. That was enough-- it's a special stand/controller that attaches to your DS and reads movement as you slide the whole thing around. In this video, you can get a glimpse of not only the controller, but the...

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Because two strange new forms of input just weren't enough

Not content with resting on their sensory laurels, Nintendo decided to just go ahead and make another bizarre form of input (since it seems to be working so well). The upcoming DS title Slide Adventure: Mag Kid (which could use a better marketing team) will feature a "slide sensor" that fits in...

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