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If Going to a Party Was Like Playing a Video Game

Let's face it, for some gamers, going to a party is harder than playing a video game. And for partiers, playing video games is harder than partying. So what if we combined the two worlds and made a video game just for partying? It'd be a lot tougher than you think. Balancing getting drunk, meeting people, hanging with your friends, finding someone to hook up with and having a good time... without making mistakes. Read More >>

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EA Launches Battlefield 4 Complete With an Insane 17-Minute Trailer

As for the actual gameplay, a peek at the trailer reveals that there’s lots of shooting people in the face, shooting scenery with shotguns, and the requisite collection of Russians and dogs. No surprises there then. [YouTube] Read More >>

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First Person Shooters Have Come a Bloody Long Way Since 1992

Since the dawn of the humble FPS, I've played pretty much nothing else. Wolfenstein 3D kicked it all off, but Doom really cemented it in the public consciousness. From there we had Quake, Half-Life, and a myriad of other shooters, each getting better and better. It's amazing to see just how far we've come, all in one video. Can you spot them all? Read More >>

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The British Army's Training Soldiers By Getting Them to Play First-Person Shooters

The budget cuts are coming home to roost, folks: 220 of the British Army's finest infantry soldiers spent Tuesday in the Land Warfare Centre 'training' by having a massive LAN battle. Read More >>

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Electronic Payments Have to Arrive the Next Day, From January 1st

Transferring cash through your phone and the internet ought to get a little quicker from next week, with the UK and Eurozone countries making it a required standard for all mobile and internet payments to arrive within one day. Read More >>

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You Can Shoot Up the World in Google Maps Street View

I usually love me some FPS games, but there's something off putting about fake shooting up the real world in Google Maps Street View with an assault rifle. Try it out yourself, put a location in Pool Worldwide and start shooting fake real people and things in Google Maps. Is it weird for you? Read More >>

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Duke Nukem 3D for Android: Prepare Yourself for Total Mobile Meltdown

We knew this day would come. Duke Nukem Forever might have been a bona-fide turkey on the next-gen consoles, but the source material still has its fans. Rebirthing the original classic on the Android platform, Duke Nukem 3D is proof positive that you can't keep a good ol' boy down. Read More >>

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