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alternate-reality game

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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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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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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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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

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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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Step into another skin with Everyday Racism app

A new free app for iOS and Android lets you experience a small slice of what life's like in Australia as an Indian student, a Muslim woman, or an Aboriginal man.

By January 22, 2014

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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 6, 2014

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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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Swarm: The first MMOG for Google Glass

The first massively multiplayer online game for Google Glass, based on the hive behavior of ants, sees you performing tasks to help your colony succeed.

By August 12, 2013