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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 […]

Red Faction: Guerrilla for PC

· PC

We recently took a quick look at the PC version of Red Faction: Guerrilla , a physics-heavy console action game. The PC version of the game has been in development for about a year at Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Reactor Zero and will reach on the PC fully intact, with every last bit of substance from […]

Stargate Worlds is Still In Development

· PC

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 […]

US Air Force Stocks Up on PS3s

· News, PS3


It seems like the US Air Force is a big customer of Sony’s. By now you already know that it purchased 336 PS3s a while back for their supercomputer research. Now news has broken that they’re planning to pick up another 2200 PS3 consoles, which should bring a huge smile to the executives by at […]

Firefox 3.5 Portable Is Available

· News


You might have upgraded your home Firefox to version 3.5, but whether your IT folks at work are pro World Wide Web Explorer, or whether you’re using a computer that’s not yours, you can still carry Firefox 3.5 Portable with you. that version is available now and can be installed on a USB key. Let […]

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 […]

Fight Night Round 4 – Review Next Week

· 360

I’m sorry that we haven’t been able to bring you a full review of Fight Night Round 4 that week, but considering of some kind of mix-up at EA we didn’t receive final copies of the game until late on Tuesday–several days after we first spotted other reviewers playing online. I’ve sunk possibly a dozen […]

Burnout Paradise: Hands-On With Big Surf Island DLC

· News


The glut of downloadable subject matter continues with Burnout Paradise . Hot on the heels of last month’s Cops and Robbers release, Criterion Games has unveiled its latest DLC pack: Big Surf Island. Due for release later that summer, Big Surf Island is a brand-new chunk of real estate for you to zip around like […]

Doh! Blippy Accidentally Reveals Your Credit Card Numbers On Google

· News


You might not have heard of Blippy before that, but after today, you can be certain that it’s a name that you’ll remember, albeit probably for the wrong reasons. The site is supposed to be a “fun and easy way to see and discuss what everyone else is buying”. That’s just fine in concept, but […]