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  • 25Aug

    HarperCollins Brings Educational Children’s Apps to iPhone

    HarperCollins has announced it is introducing 2 new educational apps to the Apple Apps Store. These apps promise a fun and interactive format for young children and toddlers. These apps are intended to introduce colors, shape recognition, word association, memorization and other preschool prep concepts. “Children interact with technology at increasingly younger ages, and our apps are an easy way for parents to offer kids an interactive and educational experience,” said Susan Katz, President and Publisher, HarperCollins Children’s Books. “With the launch of these educational apps for kids, we are also launching Curious Puppy, our first e-imprint. Together they show that learning can be fun year-round and mobile applications are a convenient option to keep a child engaged on the go.” ABC Song brings a alphabet game to the iPhone and iPod Touch. It features fun songs and captivating graphics appropriate for all ages. The second app, 123: Ants Go

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  • 25Aug

    Complete “Rock Band 3″ setlist now available

    We’ve come a long way with Rock Band 3. First, we found out via Facebook that the game was in development, and today, we finally get the complete setlist. Since by now, we know how the game works, I’ll just skip to the good stuff and give you the full list of goodies. 2000s: ·         Amy Winehouse, “Rehab” ·         At the Drive-In, “One Armed Scissor” ·         Avenged Sevenfold, “The Beast & the Harlot” ·         Dover, “King George” ·         The Bronx, “False Alarm” ·         The Flaming Lips, “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1” ·         HIM (His Infernal Majesty), “Killing Loneliness” ·         Hypernova, “Viva La Resistance” ·         Ida Maria, “Oh My God”* ·         Juanes, “Me Enamora” ·         Metric, “Combat Baby”* ·         Paramore, “Misery Business”* ·         Phoenix, “Lasso”* ·         Poni Hoax, “Antibodies” ·         Pretty Girls Make Graves, “Something Bigger, Something Brighter” ·         Queens of the Stone Age, “No One Knows” ·         The

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  • 25Aug

    Konami provides official protective sleeves

    Who knew that protective card sleeves were so important? I play TCGs and don’t have a single one in a protective sleeve. But maybe if the sleeves were as cool as the ones Konami made for their Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game. The sleeves help you protect your cards from damage. In the heat of battle, anything can happen. Duelists can get upset in defeat and lash out and you want to make sure your card doesn’t get ripped. On September 14th, the 50 sleeve pack will be available. The cost is $3.99. A small price to pay for perfect fighting cards. Follow

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  • 25Aug

    EA will not alter Medal of Honor

    EA Games have released statements due to the newly created controversy that Medal of Honor players will get to play as the Taliban. Statements from families of soldiers, media, and government officials are all attempting to sway EA to change their game. Speaking with Develop, Frank Gibeau states, “We respect the media’s views,” he said, “but at the same time [these reports] don’t compromise our creative vision and what we want to do.” “The development teams care very much about what they’re building, and of course a bit of criticism from the media causes some to get demoralized, but at the end of the day we’re proud of what we’re doing. Bringing Medal of Honor back was no small feat,” Gibeau added. “There’s a lot of furor around games that take creative risks – like games that let you play terrorists in airports mowing down civilians,” he continued, referencing the

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