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Apple iPhone: the game is on

“Many abilities. No buttons. Introducing the iPhone.” Is this Apple trying desperately to Think Different, or are they onto something? Or, is this just another fake? I have to wonder. On the face of it, the idea of a mobile phone sans buttons seems ridiculous to the extreme, but why have buttons anyway? For a […]

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A Wii bit of exercise courtesy of Nintendo?

What brought a smile to my face, other than seeing a smiling face with a black eye, was that people were being stirred enough to get off the sofa and get active. And what exactly gave one person a black eye, has so far resulted in broken windows, TV screens and left people panting, exhausted? […]

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The game is on!

There was a time when a computer game was a simple enough affair. One of simple rules, a simple ‘platformer’ or ‘scroller’ with simple ‘baddies’ with even simpler if no-less annoyingly difficult to overcome abilities. There was this endlessly repetitive, formulaic simplicity that rather than detract from the experience, actually added to it. Then things […]