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Nintendo Wii U gets a teardown

Nintendo recently launched their next generation game console called the Wii U, which comes with a very unique controller that has a touchscreen that can be used to interact with the game in different ways.

The console has now been acquired and ripped apart by AnandTech to see what’s ticking inside. Let’s take a look.

Unlike mobile devices, larger machines such as consoles are relatively easy to take apart so with only a minimal effort will you be able to...

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ for iOS and Android game review

Wreck-It Ralph is an arcade game based on a movie of the same name, which released last month. The game is made by Disney, who have so far given us a bunch of mobile games, the most popular among them being ‘Where’s My Water?’ and ‘Where’s My Perry?’

Wreck-It Ralph is actually not one game but a combination of three mini games. It features Fix-It Felix, Jr. on which the movie is based along with two new games. Let’s see how they all...

Shadowgun DeadZone hits the Play Store, multi-player fans rejoice

Just as promised, Madfinger Games (Shawdowgun, Dead Trigger) released the Shadowgun DeadZone game into the Google’s Play Store.

It’s a multi-player only title and allows up to 12 players to show their skills on various maps in deathmatch or zone control modes.

The game also supports voice chat so you can scream at your opponents the entire time.

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Rockstar releases new trailer for Grand Theft Auto V

Rockstar has released a new trailer for the upcoming GTA V. The video does not feature any gameplay sequences but gives a look at the general setting of the game.

GTA V will take place in the fictional location called Los Santos in San Andreas. It will be Rockstar’s biggest open world game yet and feature three new protagonists, all of whom will be playable. The three characters have different stories that intertwine as the game progress and eventually you will be...

‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ for iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 game review

What do you get when you combine two franchises that have been done to death? Why the Angry Birds Star Wars, of course.

Angry Birds Star Wars is, as Rovio likes to call it, Angry Birds’ biggest adventure yet. The game is based on the story of the Star Wars franchise and has birds dressed as the characters from the Rebel Alliance whereas the pigs are dressed as the Galactic Empire. After that it’s your usual bird flinging action but with some new abilities. But...

Rockstar details GTA V, shapes up to be the studios biggest game

Rockstar has revealed some details about its upcoming Grand Theft Auto V blockbuster in the latest issue of Gameinformer magazine.

While details aren’t as thorough as some would like, they are enough to get our mouths watered. For starters, there are going to be three main characters in the game for us to play with.

Yes, Rockstar is betting high with GTA V by putting three protagonists. Using a new game mechanic, you’ll be even able to switch between...

Humble Bundle 4 for Android released

The Humble Bundle is back on Android and brings with it some great new games never before seen on the platform. If you don’t know what Humble Bundle is, it’s a collection of games where you get to decide what the final price should be. Once you pay, one part of the money goes to the developers, one part to charity and the remaining to the people at Humble Bundle. Along with being able to choose the price, you can also select who gets how much share of the money.

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Angry Birds Star Wars now available for download [Update]

After teasing it for over a month, Rovio has finally released Angry Birds Star Wars. The game is available for download on iOS, Android and OS X and although a Windows Phone and Windows 8 versions are promised neither are currently available for download. [Update: Now available for Windows Phone 8]

The game is priced at $0.99 on iOS for the iPhone version and $2.99 for the iPad version. Meanwhile, Android has two versions, one that is free but comes with ads and another...

Karateka resurrects, now available for the Xbox 360, soon for iOS, PC and PlayStation 3

Remember Karateka? The great 8-bit classic game is returning this year. A remake of the popular title for iOS, PC and PlayStation 3 is coming to bring a warm nostalgic feeling in the hearts of its fans.

Karateka creator Jordan Mechner, who is also known for the Prince of Persia titles, has uploaded an extended director’s cut trailer of the upcoming game.

The new Karateka is already available for the Xbox 360 and will soon hit the PlayStation 3, PC via Steam and...

Valve releases Steam for Linux beta

We have reported in the past on Valve’s plans for releasing the Steam client for the Linux platform. Keeping true to that promise, the company has released the first beta that can be installed on systems running Ubuntu 12.04 and above.

To start off, you will be able to play Valve’s highly popular, online multiplayer, free-to-play game Team Fortress 2. If that’s not enough, there are a whole bunch of other games as...