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Samsung invests $13M in Android microgaming console GamePop

Samsung continues to float an interest in the largely-uncharted waters of Android games as it invests in BlueStacks' GamePop.

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Games and gear students are sure to love

Sure, back to school time might now be the best opportunity to get back into gaming, so consider this list of games and gear the perfect reward for good grades and studying.

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Nvidia unveils Shield Tablet for gamers on the go

Mobile gaming continues to evolve with Nvidia's latest tablet, Netflix tests a privacy mode, and the Slingbox M1 offers an affordable way to stream TV to other screens.

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Electronic Arts beats estimates after World Cup, but still cautious

Company's first-quarter profit blew past Wall Street's expectations, due in part to FIFA titles. But it's delaying two highly-anticipated games to ensure success.

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Halo music composer settles with game-maker Bungie for $95,000

The composer says he was fired "without cause." He's been given unpaid work and vacation time, as well as damages.

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Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual reality startup is done. Now the hard part begins.

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Multiplayer gets weirdly mesmerising with Push Me Pull You

Four-player Push Me Pull You is one of the strangest -- and most mesmerising -- gaming experiences we've ever clapped eyes on.

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Xbox One gets 3D Blu-ray support, at last, in August update

Mobile purchases, more social connectivity, and yes, 3D Blu-ray playback: Xbox One gets a handful of new perks in a software update coming soon.

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Video game software sales drop in June with no compelling new entries

Sales of new hardware more than double, but game software returns to its earlier struggles.

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Microsoft to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios

As part of the company's restructuring efforts, the studio responsible for bringing original video programming to the Xbox platform is going to close.

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Oculus to get hands on with new virtual reality gear

Facebook's virtual reality company is readying motion control prototypes for its headsets to offer a more immersive experience for consumers.

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In Korea, is being addicted to video games cause for a military exemption?

An early policy amendment has suggested that video game addicts may be exempt from mandatory military service but so far, no one has qualified for the exemption.

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