5 Fresh New Games With An Old School Flavour

We don’t keep score here at Geeky Gadgets. I mean we do on Bejeweled Blitz, but not when it comes to game genres or walks of industry games come in or from. What we really care about is old school fun and innovation, funnovation if you will. Also horrible, horrible word games.  The indie frolic with the megapublisher and the first person shooter lies down with the experimental tower defense mech combat game. Which tower defense mech combat game I hear you ask? Is there even such a thing?


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Ocarina of Time Gets First New Content In Years

Widely considered the best video game of all time, the 3DS incarnation of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time would have sold mountains anyway, barring natural disasters or divine intervention.

Nintendo, however, no doubt acutely aware that most video games don’t age well and early 3D ones where the entire game world is made up of less polygons than Nathan Drake’s tooth dramatically less so, is sprucing it up a bit.

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Tiny Camera Measures Just 2.8cm Shoots Video And Photos

We have featured quite a few different cameras here at Geeky Gadgets, although I think this one may be actually the smallest, although we are not sure if it actually qualifies for the manufacturers claim of the ‘Worlds smallest camera’.

This tiny camera measures just 2.6cm long by 2.6cm wide by 2.8cm deep, and it features a two megpixel sensor and is capable of recording video and shooting pictures.

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Adobe Releasing Flash Player 10.2 On March 18th

Earlier today we told you that Motorola were releasing an OTA update for their Xoom tablet to get it ready for the release of Adobe’s Flash Player 10.2, at the time of writing we didn’t know when Flash 10.2 would be available.

Adobe just announced on their blog that Flash Player 10.2 for mobile devices will be available from the 18th of March for Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread devices, plus there will also be a Beta release for Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets like the Motorola Xoom which will require Android 3.0.1.

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Equipois X-Ar Poised To Change How We Work

At least manually. The people at Equipois have been messing with exoskeletal attachments for quite a while now and their upcoming X-Ar might just be the kind of hardware that reinvents manual labor as we know it. You see, no matter the skill and dexterity, the human arm can’t handle that much weight to begin with.

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OnLive Enables In Game Voice Chat

If you were expecting OnLive to take sometime to roll out their new in-game voice chat service, which was discussed in the recent GDC for potential publishing partners. You might be surprised to hear that the feature has now already arrived and been rolled out to the OnLive service.

The in-game chatting feature was stated to be arriving sometime before the new year, and is a pleasant surprise to have been enabled and live so soon, with nine months of the year still left.

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Rovio Mobile Raises $42 Million In Financing

If you needed any proof that mobile games are becoming big business, Rovio Mobile is a perfect example of a successful developer of mobile applications, and the company who started out as a developer of one of the most popular games for the iPhone has just raised $42 Million in financing.

Rovio Mobile’s ‘Angry Birds’ game has been a huge hit worldwide with mobile gaming fans, first we saw it on the iPhone, then on Android devices, as well as mobile platform, and it is now available on both Mac’s and PCs.

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Angry Bird iPad 2 Cases

If you are currently queing or have just picked up your new Apple iPad 2 from the Apple, you might need something to protect it from knock and scratches and what better than a colourful Angry Birds iPad 2 case.

Gear4 has just unveiled its new line of iPad 2 cases hot of the production line, with exclusive designs from the Angry Birds game. The Angry Bird iPad 2 cases are constructed from polycarbonate and available in three different designs: Family Shot, Pig King vs. Red Bird and Red Bird.

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iPad 2 Now Shipping In Two To Three Weeks

The iPad 2 went on sale on the Apple online store earlier today, and it looks like Apple may have already sold out of the iPad 2’s that were earmarked for online orders.

When the iPad 2 became available online with Apple earlier today, it had a shipping time of three to five days, this has now changed and online orders of the iPad 2 will now begin shipping within two to three weeks, as you can see in the photo below.

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