News tagged with mobile gaming

Finland's 'Angry Birds' shoot to global fame

Spectators fall silent as Jonas Koivula slingshots a boomeranging parrot over enemy lines in a devastating flanking manoeuvre during Finland's national Angry Birds championship finals.

Apr 08, 2011
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US video game sales up 3 percent in February

U.S. retail sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories edged up 3 percent in February compared with the same month last year, helped in part by strong sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 game system ...

Mar 11, 2011
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Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference

(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Electronic searching aid for parents

Just a short call and the "Kidfinder" lets you know where your child is right now via SMS. It can be built into a game console and the locating unit even combines GPS position fixing with GSM tracking. In the best-case scenario, ...

Oct 01, 2010
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How do we talk about our town?

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a mobile phone game that will help ensure computers better understand the way we talk about our towns.

Aug 16, 2010
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New mafia game hits up Twitter players for money

(AP) -- Twitter Inc.'s founders still haven't decided how to cash in on their popular Internet messaging service - to the delight of a rapidly growing audience. But the deliberate approach may not prevent a gold rush among ...

Jun 23, 2009
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4 free iPhone games worth playing

In these harsh economic times, no one can begrudge you a little free fun. Especially if that fun comes on an iPhone, for which you paid a pretty penny back in the salad days of 2007-08. Here are a few free iPhone games to ...

Mar 05, 2009
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