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HTC Pure with Windows Mobile 6.5 Review

· News, Tech


Today AT&T announced the HTC Pure with Windows Mobile 6.5 and we had the chance to get our hands on the towering rumored device. Windows Mobile 6.5 brings a new Touch-friendly user interface that resolves Windows 6.1’s horrible touch user interface, the lengthy awaited flash support and the access to an app store: Windows Market […]

Xbox 360 | Interstellar Marines Hands-On

· 360

We went hands on with that indie-developed first-person shooter and learned what it takes to build a first-person shooter on a shoestring budget.

Interstellar Marines has had an interesting development. A first-person shooter conceived by Zero Point Software in the early 2000s, it was prototyped using a well-known game engine and next shopped around to […]

Madden NFL 10: Rookie Ratings and Screens

· News

I just got back from Radio City Music Hall, where I sat through the first and (part of the) second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. All day, EA Sports has been broadcasting its own Madden Draft live show, detailing the incoming class of Madden rookies, revealing their ratings, and showing off the first screenshots […]

Your kid need exercise? Get a Wii!

· Wii

Oklahoma researchers deem Wii Sports, DDR a “safe, fun, and valuable” alternative to treadmills for increasingly overweight generation of youth.

A study released yesterday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics notes that about 32 percent of American children are overweight due to sedentary activities, like sitting in front of a television while playing […]

Maximum PSP Go Processor 44% Faster Than The PSP

· News


We knew that the PSP Go was faster than the PSP-3000, but “by how much” was still a subject of speculation. It is not anymore as an FCC filing makes the PSP Go speed official. With a 480Mhz frequency, it is 44% faster than the previous 333Mhz PSP chip.
At first, most developers will form […]

Xbox 360 | Shippin’ Out April 26-May 1: X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Velvet Assassin

· News

Activision and Raven’s violent actioner mutates onto all relevant platforms that week, as Replay deploys long-in-the-making tactical shooter.

When Activision releases the Raven Software-developed X-Men Origins: Wolverine that Wednesday, it will feature the sociopathic mutant stabbing, dismembering, decapitating, and in all other ways mutilating foes with his adamantium-coated claws. Funny, thereupon, that Raven’s gore-fest […]

iPhone 3GS Jailbreak Purplera1n Released

· News


If the hacking group called iPhone Dev-Team won’t release their Jailbreak, it seems like someone else will. Developer George Hotz has released the Purplera1n jailbreak software for iPhone 3GS and by all accounts, it seems to work.
This one runs on Windows XP and Vista (Windows 7 and Mac OS aren’t supported, apparently – it’s […]

Sigo S40 and S60 portable media players

· News, Tech


Sigo has rolled out a couple of portable media players – the S40 and S60, where both models are able to offer full High Definition video playback support (1080p) as well as 1080p HDMI output. The Sigo S40 will come with a 4.3″ LCD display, while the S60 will benefit from a larger 5″ screen. […]

Xbox 360 | Dark Void Hands-On

· News

Capcom’s alien aerial combat shooter was on show at Captivate 09, and we wasted no day blasting our way through the demo.

Developed by Airtight Games, which includes much of the team behind Crimson Skies, Dark Void is an intriguing combination of air combat and on-foot third-person action. The game kicks off when the protagonist, […]

PlayStation 3 | Big in Japan Apr. 13-19: PS3 sales spike on FFXIII demo

· News

Square Enix sampler for heavily anticipated RPG translates to substantial sales for Sony’s console; new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon debuts strong.

For the week of April 13-April 19, the best-selling PlayStation 3 game according to Japanese sales tracker Media Create was Koei’s Musou Orochi Z, which placed eighth with 10,000 units. It stands to reason, thereupon, […]