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THQ lays off 30 Play THQ employees

The business world, like the rest of the world, is a cruel and unforgiving mistress. Following the "weaker than expected" sales figures achieved by THQ's uDraw tablet during the third quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, THQ has let go 30 members of its Play THQ team; the Agoura Hills unit...

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Kingdom for Keflings coming to OnLive with touchscreen controls

NinjaBee's decidedly adorable city-building game, A Kingdom for Keflings, is the latest arrival on the recently launched OnLive mobile streaming application. As part of its welcoming celebration, the title will run players $2.50 (down from $9.99) through midnight on Monday, December 12. Better...

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OnLive releases iOS and Android apps, custom touch controls, and a wireless controller

Cloud gaming service OnLive has been up and running for about a year now, and in all that time it's been doing exactly what many gamers thought impossible: Playing high resolution games over the Internet on any computer powerful enough to run a simple streaming app. Now, the company is taking its...

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GameStop selling specialized Android tablets at 200 U.S. stores right now

GameStop has initiated Protocol 3 -- which is less lethal than Protocol 10 but possibly has the same resonating impact on humanity -- with the sale of specialized Android tablets at 200 of its U.S. stores. The tablets are produced by Asustek, Acer and Samsung, and come installed with seven games,...

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Gamestop launching branded Android gaming tablet next year

Gamestop has come up with a thoroughly thought-provoking method to stop losing business to the ever-expanding mobile market: By jumping into that market with arms outstretched. The company hinted at the possibility of developing a gaming tablet earlier this year; today, Gamestop president Tony...

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Rumor: Ubisoft video hinted at tablet peripheral, Project InTouch

Ubisoft may be looking to re-enter the peripheral market with a tablet called Project InTouch, as demonstrated by an internal marketing video found by superannuation. The video was hastily removed from Vimeo, leaving behind the message that Ubisoft claimed infringement on something called...

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Wii U WiiPad controller patent reveals magnetometer, flash memory

The Wii U's tablet-esque controller may tout its touchscreen as its main selling point, but there's a lot more than meets the eye going into every one of Nintendo's resistive-screened revolutionaries. Patent diagrams for the WiiPad's schematics list off plenty of components you'd expect (touch...

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Take a closer look at the Wii U's crazy controller

You've seen the press conference, you've read all about the games in development for the Wii U, and now we've got our first hands-on with the Wii successor's enormous, crazy controller. We'll have a full writeup for you as the day goes on, but we figured you might wanna take a closer look at the...

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GameStop porting game-streaming Spawn Player to Android devices

GameStop is wasting little time expanding the scope of Spawn Labs, its newly minted "cloud gaming division." A recent job listing for the company seeks a senior software engineer to be "responsible for the development and maintenance of our Player software on Android tablets and smartphones."...

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Sony reveals two PlayStation Suite-compatible Android tablets

Two more PlayStation Suite-compatible devices are joining the Xperia Play in Sony's product lineup. Last night, Sony officially unveiled the S1 and S2 tablets, both running Android 3.0, and both pretty weird-looking as tablets go. The S1 is the tablet whose unconvential design was revealed...

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