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Alternate-reality game

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Watch Dogs (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Watch Dogs manages to impress at times, but its overly ambitious promise is never fully realized. There's a lot of fluff baked into the experience that might leave some disappointed and wanting more.

May 27, 2014

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Nintendo sorry for exclusion of same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

Japanese game giant says it disappointed fans yet cannot backpedal on design and development choices.

By May 9, 2014

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Alternate-reality games flourish at the grassroots

While big ARGs like I Love Bees and The Beast get most of the ink, there has been a steady stream of games built for very small audiences, without corporate sponsorship.

By November 23, 2009

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New alternate-reality game? Or package I should worry about?

What do the odd items inside a UPS package with no return address mean?

By May 7, 2008

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Olympics-themed alternate-reality game goes live

"Find the Lost Ring," whose story line is built around helping an amnesiac discover her lost identity, seems like a publicity vehicle for the Beijing Olympics.

By March 3, 2008

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Clik: The future of remotes, in an alternate reality

A new consumer electronics remote control technology gives smartphone users the fastest possible way to pair their smartphone with a media device.

By February 16, 2012

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Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

On the cusp of their release into the public's eager embrace, here's the blow-by-blow of how the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One compare with one another. Now, fight!

By June 10, 2013

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Pronunciation Book YouTube mystery revealed

YouTube channel Pronunciation Book has been working with Twitter channel Horse_eBooks on the creation of an alternate-reality game (ARG) set in Los Angeles.

By September 24, 2013

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Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By December 19, 2013