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  • IN PICTURES: Thousands of gamers flock to EB Games Expo

    IN PICTURES: Thousands of gamers flock to EB Games Expo

    EB Games Australia's annual expo is in Sydney's Olympic Park from October 3 to 5. The three-day event (which is scheduled to coincide with the school holidays) hosts game developers and publishers, alongside manufacturers, each claiming their stake across the giant Dome; there's consoles, PCs, accessories, toys, collectibles, cosplay, DJs, robot wars, and of course, a wide array of big titles, and hands-on preview sessions of yet-to-be-launched games for those willing to brave the lines.

    IN PICTURES: Thousands of gamers flock to EB Games Expo
  • SLIDESHOW: Inside Zynga's crazy new headquarters

    SLIDESHOW: Inside Zynga's crazy new headquarters

    Zynga invited the media to its new headquarters in San Francisco this week to show off its latest games. It's at the corner of 8th and Townsend in a former warehouse district that's now also home to bars, nightclubs and plenty of startups. Zynga has made the interior look more like an art space than a company headquarters.

    SLIDESHOW: Inside Zynga's crazy new headquarters
  • IN PICTURES: 36 great iPhone games

    IN PICTURES: 36 great iPhone games

    We've sifted through the thousands of games and have settled on these 36 titles to enthusiastically recommend

    IN PICTURES: 36 great iPhone games
  • 10 games you probably don't know about but should

    10 games you probably don't know about but should

    Sometimes we can't play everything. And sometimes we're too focused on Madden NFL this or Mass Effect that, missing more-intrepid games. What's a consumer to do?

    10 games you probably don't know about but should
  • The world's worst game controller fails

    The world's worst game controller fails

    When it comes to game controllers, there’s a fine line between clever and stupid. For every good step forward in controller design, there are a dozen dead ends. Some devices may work very well, but are destined for the dustbin anyway. This slideshow is dedicated to those oddball controllers that set out earn our amazement but only aroused our amusement, instead.

    The world's worst game controller fails
  • E3: Microsoft's hottest games and gear--have a look

    E3: Microsoft's hottest games and gear--have a look

    Microsoft took the wraps off Kinect (nee Project Natal) at E3 2010, promising an experience that will "bring living rooms to life in a social and accessible way."

    E3: Microsoft's hottest games and gear--have a look
  • Star Wars video games: A visual history

    Star Wars video games: A visual history

    Star Wars is the most prolific franchise in gaming history. Its games -- 88 if you include each expansion and arcade game -- appear on every console and home computer and reach into every genre, from arcade shooter to strategy games.

    Star Wars video games: A visual history