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November 19, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Review: Nintendo’s Wii U delivers double-screen fun

With Sunday’s launch of the Wii U, Nintendo is once again disrupting the rec room with an unusual new machine designed to advance the notion of video entertainment. Exploring its capabilities will keep buyers and game developers engaged for years. The Wii U’s signature feature is its GamePad controller, a wireless tablet with a 6.2-inch touch screen…

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June 26, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Sony’s “Last of Us” best of show at E3, Wii U and Halo 4 tapped

Game critics covering the recent E3 show gave their collective “best of show” award to “The Last of Us,” a new cinematic action video game title Sony is developing for the PlayStation 3. The game follows a mercenary smuggling 14-year-old girl from a quarantine zone in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic vision of America. It’s being developed…

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May 23, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Bungie, Xbox 720 and PS4 plans revealed in lawsuit

Elite game studio Bungie will release its new series of sci-fi action games starting in the fall of 2013, according to a legal filing that reveals details of what the secretive Bellevue studio has been developing since it split up with Microsoft. Bungie created the hit “Halo” series for Microsoft then spun out of the Redmond…

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June 27, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Violent games for kids: What can parents do

The Supreme Court’s ruling that violent video games can be sold to children puts the onus on parents to protect their kids from offensive games. Citing First Amendment protections, the court rejected California’s efforts to restrict sales of violent games to children under 18. The government shouldn’t be trying to decide what’s acceptable content, and politicized…

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June 13, 2011 at 9:37 AM

E3 notebook: Sensor mounts, stats and “Star Wars”

LOS ANGELES — There’s another real-estate crisis happening, causing all kinds of grief for people who own multiple video-game systems. The latest gear from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo requires more than just a box sitting below the television. To play their motion-sensing games, you also must mount a sensor unit on or near the TV. If you…

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