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iPhone game controls take a new shape in Razer's Junglecat

Razer's first iOS game controller is pocket-friendly, for a price.

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Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure review: You might not want to crack this case

Tex Murphy is back with a blast of 90s nostalgia in this old-school FMV game. Unfortunately this detective's not as good at cracking cases as he is at cracking jokes.

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Inside Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA mash-up of Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft

Blizzard employees explain the trials and tribulations of bringing characters from Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft into a single game.

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Osmo engages kids with real game pieces and iPad magic

Social, creative, battery-free Osmo gives school-age kids a whole new way to play, and more than just a screen to touch.

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Become Paperboy: Vintage video game recreated with Oculus Rift, Kinect support

PaperDude VR combines modern technology to immerse gamers in that 1980s video game stalwart Paperboy.

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iPad, Oculus Rift, and Kinect team up to update '80s video game

Researchers at the Computer Human Interaction conference presented a bootstrapped immersive video game that pairs cutting- edge hardware with 1980s video game stalwart Paperboy.

Behind the scenes of Monument Valley

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Cult of Mac has an interview with iOS game Monument Valley's creators and many, many beautiful concept sketches from the app's development.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Captain, courageous

This week's apps include an appearance by Marvel's superhero of the moment. Plus updates to Spotify, Fantastical 2, TextExpander, and other popular apps.

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Get past the 384 tile in Threes, whatever it takes

Having trouble getting past the 384 tile in Threes? Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell has a few tips up her sleeve that might just increase your score and have you meeting 1536 and beyond.

DO NOT USE: Boggio

Reflx Labs’s Boogio wants to make any shoe a smart shoe by using a sensor insole and 3D accelerometer. Target markets include gaming and diagnostics.

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Forget Flappy Bird, you want to play Threes

In this week's Staff Picks column, learn why the iOS game Threes is associate editor Serenity Caldwell's new favorite time-sink.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Octopi and suits don't mix, and that's the point

Octodad is a great gimmick that takes itself too seriously. But at least the theme song is amazing!

on pcworld.com

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Flappy Bird creator says he's removing the game from app stores tomorrow

Creator Dong Nguyen takes to Twitter, says "I cannot take this anymore."

on techhive.com

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Best of CES Awards: We name the hottest gear in Las Vegas

We've spent the past week in Las Vegas looking at the products unveiled at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. These 10 stand out from the crowd.

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Cruise with Ozobot, a tiny robot that races across your iPad

With four app-based games, this little bot is sure to spice up family game night.

on techhive.com

The best products of CES

PCWorld and TechHive editors have spent the past week at International CES. Here are the 10 products that stand out from the crowd.

Slay your enemies on Dustcloud, a street laser-tag game with a social media twist

Dustcloud is a street laser-tag game with a social media twist.

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Huge TVs. Steam Machine. A solar-powered car. CES 2014 will have it all.

The Consumer Electronics Show takes over Las Vegas next week. Here's our sneak peek at the intriguing trends and innovations we expect to see.

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