Microsoft Announces New Studio Lift London

Months after launching its very first tablet, Microsoft has announced the opening of a new studio focused on tablet, mobile and cloud games. Through partnerships with indie studios, the first of which is Dlala games with more to come, Lift London is meant as a launchpad for new IP focused on emerging tech and markets.

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F2P Diablo-Alike Path Of Exile In Open Beta January 23rd

Indie hack and slash game Path of Exile will be opening its servers to the public later this month. Along with the chance to try out the game, players can also spend between $10 and $1000, receiving everything from early beta access to in-game and physical goodies. Developer Grinding Gear Games is  careful to emphasize the ethical nature of the game’s microtransactions, so the higher tiers mostly provide more in-game currency to spend instead of any balance-busting superitems.

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NVIDIA Shield Android Gaming Handheld In Action (Video)

NVIDIA announced their new Project Shield handheld gaming console at CES earlier this week, we have already seen a demo video of the device from NVIDIA and now we have another video of the console in action.

The video below, which was put together by the guys from Phandroid, gives us a good look at the new NVIDIA Shield in action, and the gaming certainly does look very impressive and the graphics look excellent.

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Hauppauge Launches HD-PVR Gaming Edition Video Recorder At CES 2013

Gamers looking to record their exploits for bragging rights and posterity might be interested to learn that Hauppauge has unveiled a new HD-PVR gaming edition video recorder at CES this week.

Together with another records which is tailored more for the home users, named the HD-PVR 2 model 1512, that allows users to create a library of their favorite cable TV or satellite TV programs in HD.

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iBuyPower Revolt Fully Custom Compact Gaming PC Unveiled

iBuyPower has unveiled a new line PC gaming system its added to its range this week, in the form of the compact iBuyPower Revolt which measures just 16 x 16 x 4 inches in size.

The Revolt gaming PC is equipped with a choice of Intel Core processors starting at $649 for the Intel Core i3 processor, supported by GeForce GTX 650 version with a mechanical HDD.

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Microsoft IllumiRoom Kinect Concept Expands Game Environments Outside Your TV (video)

An awesome Microsoft research project has been demonstrated this week, that has been designed to expand the gaming environment outside your TV and encompass the room you are playing in.

Microsoft IllumiRoom Kinect Concept projects game environment onto the walls surrounding your TV, providing a more immersive gaming experience. Check out the video after the break to see the new Microsoft IllumiRoom Kinect Concept in action.

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EVE Online And Dust 514 Game Servers Merging Today

EVE Online and PS3 first-person-shooter fans might be pleased to learn that the new Dust 514 PlayStation 3 servers which are a spin-off from the EVE game, will be merging with the EVE Online MMO server today. Enabling both EVE and Dust 514 players to interact with each other for the first time.

Once the server merge has been successfully completed Dust 514 players will be able to chat with EVE veterans and join corporations, combining to create in-game battles influencing the EVE Online world in real time.

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Archos Gamepad Hand-on At CES 2013 (video)

Late last year Archos launched its new Android Gamepad device, which is equipped with a  7″ screen with 16 million colours, sporting a resolution of 1024 x 600 and supporting five point multipoint gestures.

Archos has already launched the Gamepad in Europe but will be arriving in the US by the end of this month for around $169. Archos has equipped their gaming tablet with a mapping tool that helps add physical controls to touchscreen games.

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Razer Project Fiona Gaming Tablet Launches As $999 Razer Edge

Razer has been developing their new high powered gaming tablet for some time after it first unveiled to the public  it back in CES 2o012, and ran a Facebook campaign back in October to see if demand was right for a launch.

Now at CES 2013 this week Razer have launched their new gaming tablet as the Razer Edge, dropping the Project Fiona code name. The Razer Edge is powered by a choice of 3rd gen Intel Core processors supported by up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM.

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Play As A Zombie In Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC (video)

Developers Treyarch have announced that for the first time in the franchise you will be able to play as a Zombie within the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC.

Which can be purchased at the en of the month on its own or downloaded as part of the Season Pass discounted bundle. Watch the video after the jump to see what you can expected from the new Black Ops 2 Revolution DLC.

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Gabe Newell Unveils Valve Steam Box Plans

Yesterday it was thought that the new Steam Steam Box Box Piston mini PC unveiled by Xi3 at CES 2013 could have been an early prototype of the Valve Steam Box which is currently under development.

To clear up rumours and confusion Valve’s Gabe Newell has now revealed a little more detail about the plans he has for Valve’s Steam Box. Explaining that Valve will support Valve Steam Box computers made by a range of third-party manufacturers, as well as develop its own Linux-based version.

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JXD S7300 Gamepad 2 Android Gaming Tablet Launches For $150

JXD has launched a new Android gaming tablet this week named the JXD S7300 Gamepad 2, which is equipped with a 5-point capacitive touchscreen, sporting a 1024 x 600 resolution, and is now available to pre-order for $150.

The new  JXD S7300 Gamepad 2 Android gaming tablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz Amlogic dual core processor supported by ARM Mali 400 graphics, and 1GB of RAM.

 

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