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Journey producer Robin Hunicke to speak at Boston Festival of Indie Games

The Boston Festival of Indie Games has announced that its keynote speaker will be Robin Hunicke, former executive producer of Journey. Hunicke's talk, Finding Meaning in Gameplay, will "focus on how developers can create games that inspire new feelings, by looking inward and examining the everyday...

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DS Daily: Headphones

While there's a lot to love about the DS (obviously, or we wouldn't be here), the pitiful little speakers aren't exactly the system's most shining aspect. A lot of cases have room, or even special slots, for headphones, and earbuds are certainly very portable ... but do you use them? Do you use them...

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Make your DS bulkier, louder

Gametech's new Sound Shell DLite solves the two major problems with the DS Lite: first, that it's not big enough, and second, that it just doesn't make enough noise. Why be discreet when you can be conspicuous, right? Aside from making the DS totally beefy and loud, the Sound Shell acts as a cover...

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DS Daily: Volume up or volume down?

When you play DS games, do you usually listen to the music and sound effects if they're not essential to gameplay? The DS has many fine features, but its speaker is really not one of them. Still, some games manage some great music that really enhances the gaming experience ... and some don't. Give...

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Science reminder: how to increase PSP speaker volume

D'oh! This GameTrailers user has an easy way of increasing the volume of his PSP speakers ... with his bare hands! By placing his hands under the speakers, the sound waves bounce back up, instead of away from the listener. Wow! Simple science that gets great results. See it in action, and then...

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SRS-U10: Sony's official speaker dock

We made fun of the Gamexpert PSP Hi-Fi a while back, calling it a "monstrosity" that ruins the portability of the PSP. Looks like Sony thinks people like myself are in the minority, as they're making their own official speaker that's PSP-compatible. We don't know the price, but as long as it's...

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Ubisoft finds speaker on Wiimote

So, uh, how 'bout that speaker in the Wiimote? According to an interview exclusive to Nintendo Europe, the Red Steel development team didn't even know it existed until E3. Of course, the speaker itself was a late addition to the ever-evolving Wiimote, so if pressed, we can forgive Ubisoft. But...

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IGN interrogates Miyamoto-san

Shigeru Miyamoto recently sat down with IGN to speak vaguely on upcoming projects and various Wii-related topics. The origins of the Wiimote and nunchuck attachment are discussed, as well as left-handed gamers, the classic controller, and the controller's internal speaker. He speaks of an upcoming...

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