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Gametel Portable Games Controller for Android aims to bring greater feel to your mobile gaming [REVIEW]

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We caught wind of Fructel’s Bluetooth games controller not long ago, designed to give any Android device a little more gaming freedom with its dedicated gaming controls.

Asphalt 5 HD on an HTC Desire Z using the Gametel Bluetooth gamepad

Well, now we’ve actually had the chance to take the Gametel games controller for a spin so we can really tell you what it’s all about. Read more »

Grand Theft Auto 3 hits iOS and Android on schedule, costs $4.99

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Just as promised, Rockstar made Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition available to the two most popular smart platform today. The Jubilee edition of the popular game is now listed in both the Android Market and the iOS App Store and you can get it for $4.99.

The game supports iOS all current iOS devices, but for the iPhone 3GS, whereas on Android you need to have one of the phones or tablets in the following list to get it. Read more »

Microsoft’s Kinectimals makes its way onto iPhone and iPad, expands their growing iOS library

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It was but just the other week we wrote about Microsoft’s My Xbox LIVE app launching exclusively on their key rival’s mobile platform, iOS and now we have another title from the Washington-based tech giants, Kinectimals.

Kinectimals scratch your sofa and malt hair all over your iOS device

Just six weeks after its Windows Phone counterpart launched, the cuddly cubs are now popping up on iOS too. Read more »

Skyrim wins the Game of the Year award at VGA 2011, here are the rest of the winners

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The winners of Spike TV’s Video Game Awards 2011 have recently been announced. Currently in its eight year, the VGA honors some of the best games across different categories.

As some of you may have guessed and wished for, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim won the Game of the Year award at this year’s VGA. Considering the fact that it was against formidable rivals such as Batman: Arkham City, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Portal 2 and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, that is quite a victory. But that wasn’t the only category. Here are the rest of the winners along with the nominees. Read more »

Here are some of the latest game trailers for your viewing pleasure

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You may remember our last game trailer compilation, which featured some of the best then upcoming games. Today we are back with round two of the latest and greatest game trailers to grace teh internetz.

As before, the list is not complete and you’re more than welcome to suggest your own for us to include. So let us get on with it, then. Read more »

Serious Sam 3 pirated copies come with a nasty surprise, an invincible enemy doesn’t let you finish the game [VIDEO]

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As far as anti-piracy measures go, this is probably the coolest trick we have ever seen. A version of Serious Sam 3 available for download in many torrent sites features an invincible mutant scorpion, which prevents unsanctioned users from completing the game.

The developers from Croteam deny any comment on the story, but rumor has it that the “special” edition of the game has been leaked on purpose. Read more »

Batman Arkham City Lockdown comes out for iOS, lets you fight crime on the iPhone

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Are you a big Batman fan? Then you must have enjoyed playing Batman: Arkham City that was recently released for the consoles and the PC. And if you enjoyed playing that game then you will probably love Batman Arkham City Lockdown as well, provided you have an iOS device.

Publisher Warner Bros. and developer NetherRealm Studios have brought the epic action of the Batman games on to the smaller screen of your smartphone and tablets. Batman Arkham City Lockdown makes use of the popular Unreal Engine that was found under the hood of the gorgeous Infinity Blade games and promises to be just as visually impressive. Read more »

My Xbox LIVE for iOS and Xbox Companion for Windows Phone give you new ways to interact with your Xbox 360

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Microsoft began rolling out the latest dashboard update for Xbox 360 consoles everywhere yesterday, bringing a new look and a number of new features to the platform.

the logos on their respective compatible devices

As well as the metro-style UI, Kinect support for controlling the dash and voice search powered by Bing, the update coincides with simultaneous launches of companion apps for both iOS and Windows Phone. Read more »

GTA III hitting Android and iOS on December 15, to cost $4.99

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Rejoice, mobile gamers! Rockstar announced that Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition will be hitting Android and iOS smartphones and tablets next week. We got actual screenshots from the game, a list of compatible devices and even an exact pricing.

The title many of you have been looking forward to is going to cost $4.99 on both platforms and judging by those screenshots it will probably be worth it. Read more »

Firmware 4.00 for PlayStation 3 doesn’t close exploit, jailbreaking still an option

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Sony recently released firmware 4.00 for its PlayStation 3 console, but some users have been hesitant to apply it as it was still uncertain if it patches the exploit used for the jailbreak. Well, now we know that’s not the case, thanks to a tweet by one of the popular hackers that work on the platform.

“FYI, tested yesterday and the jailbreak still works on 4.0 :) so it’s safe to upgrade (for those on 3.73)” tweeted KaKaRoTo yesterday. Read more »

Nintendo Wii U possible specifications leak, still doesn’t beat the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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Although there’s still about an year left before we see the Wii U in action, rumors about its hardware specifications have already broken loose.

According to a Nintendo developer with access to the Wii U, the new console has some serious muscle under the hood. Read more »

Xbox 360 getting a Metro UI-styled dashboard tomorrow

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The Xbox 360 fall update is coming tomorrow and it will bring tons of new stuff. But the first and most important change is the complete interface overhaul. Microsoft has put the Metro UI in charge.

It’s hardly a surprise to see the Metro UI here though – after all, it is Microsoft’s “all-in” both in the desktop and mobile versions of Windows. And I think the dashboard has never been so awesome. Read more »

FIFA 12 kicks off the holiday season on the Xperia PLAY, coming to other Xperia’s soon [VIDEO]

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Get your studs out and put your favourite kit on, because FIFA 12 comes out today on the Android Market, assuming you own a PLAY that is.

FIFA 12, now on console and mobile

Yesterday we spoke with EA Mobile’s Andrei Lazarescu and Alexandru Ruse alongside Sony Ericsson’s Tim Harrison (Head of Content and Marketing) to talk not only about the latest iteration of FIFA, but the PLAY as a mobile gaming device and its place in the mobile market as it is today, 8 months on from launch. Read more »

Wreck the Halls is the new Christmas update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

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It’s the first day of December and naturally this means that Christmas is getting closer and closer. An ideal opportunity for Rovio to release the Christmas update to Angry Birds Seasons.

Carrying the name “Wreck the Halls” this Angry Birds Seasons update brings even more cheer and good times than before with new, 25 pig-bashing levels garnished with gingerbread cookies, bells, candy and Christmas glittering lights. Read more »

PlayStation Vita will let you stream all your PS3 games, do it at PSP resolutions

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As if we didn’t have enough reasons to buy a PlayStation Vita already here comes another one. Eurogamer is reporting that with the help of a firmware update on the PS3, it will be able to stream all its games wirelessly to a PSVita. As with the PSP before, you will be able to do it from anywhere in the world as long as your PS3 and PSVita are connected to the internet.

But there is a small catch to this. The games will be played at a lower resolution, that of the Sony PSP, which is 480 x 272, which is 1/4th the resolution of the PSVita’s 960 x 544 display. Read more »