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alternate-reality games

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E3 2014

E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, highlights the latest in interactive games.

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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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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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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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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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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

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Meta's Meron Gribetz and the rise of the natural machine

Meta expects to have the virtual equivalent of a MacBook Air and iPhone built into a pair of 3D, augmented-reality Ray-Bans controlled by your hands within the next two years.

By August 9, 2013

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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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Inside Ingress, Google's new augmented-reality game

Google reveals a strange new game from its Niantic Labs project this week -- and we're among the first to play it.

By November 16, 2012