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The hidden history of educational gaming on the Mac

MECC is responsible for some of my fondest early memories of the Mac.

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CSR Racing 2 game guide

If you've always wanted to own a super rare sports car, CSR Racing 2 is the closest you will get without having to spend a few hundred grand.

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What you need to know about Apple TV and game controllers

Want to rock a game controller for your Apple TV games? Here's everything you need to know.

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Oakland video game museum opens "Women in Game Development" exhibit

The Oakland, Calif.-based Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE) opens a new playable exhibit entitled "Women in Game Development."

Despite its (sometimes well-deserved) reputation for being a boy's club, women developers have always played an important role in the creation of video games. Now they're being recognized by the MADE in a new exhibit that opens this weekend.

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The arctic adventure game Last Inua makes its way to the Mac for $7.99

Last Inua, a side-scrolling adventure game that was first released for the PC in December has now made its way to the Mac platform. It's now available on the Mac App Store for $7.99.

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Your typical mobile gamer today spends two hours every day face-down in a tablet

A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices. The survey, conducted in late 2014, indicates a 57% increase in the average play time for mobile gamers, compared to just 80 minutes a day in 2012.

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The history of the video game cartridge

For decades, the video game cartridge was the staple of home video game play, and even a vital component of many early home computer systems. Interestingly, the companies that developed the first videogame cartridge and brought it to market are largely a forgotten footnote in the annals of early game development. Writing for Fast Company, Benj Edwards has documented the early days of cartridge development at Alpex and Fairchild:

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Rock and sock some robots in Ironkill

The movie Reel Steel might have been fairly forgettable, but the two mobile games based on it have enjoyed a fair little following. The team leads from the mobile Reel Steel and Total Recall titles have left Reliance Entertainment in order to form their own studio, Play Motion. And Play Motion's first game sticks with what they know: robots punching other robots.

Ironkill has just launched on Android and iOS as a free to play title. Players can collect and upgrade a wide assortment of stylized robots, and then journey across a post-apocalyptic map to battle it out against other robot trainers. With solid graphics and simple controls, Ironkill promises plenty of fun robot-on-robot violence.

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Run, jump, and squash bugs in Flyhunter Origins

Nobody likes flies. I mean, David Cronenberg's movie The Fly, sure. But real flies, we instinctively want to swat them. When you hit one, it's just so satisfying. Why not make a game about hunting those pesky flies then?

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XCOM: Enemy Within for iOS brings more aliens than you can shake a plasma cannon at

The sequel to classic strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available in the App Store. XCOM: Enemy Within features the same excellent turn-based gameplay and long-term squad progression, and lathers on new story, more aliens to blow up, more tech to research, and the ability to upgrade your troops with cybernetics and gene mods.

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