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Evolution Of First Person Shooters: 1992-2012

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Awesome!
Here's the full list of games featured in the FPS evolution video below:
1, Wolfenstein 3D (1992)
2, Doom (1993)
3, Dark Forces (1995)
4, Quake (1996)
5, Quake 2 (1997)
6, Half-Life (1998)
7, Quake 3 (1999)
8, Project IGI (2000)
9, Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001)
10, Battlefield 1942 (2002)
11,  Deus Ex: Invisible War (2003)
12,  Doom 3 (2004)
13,  Battlefield 2 (2005)
14,  Crysis (2007)
15,  Arma 2 (2009)
16,  Metro 2033 4A (2010)
 17, Battlefield 3 (2011)

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The PlayStation 4 announced

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Sony has announced the new PlayStation 4. The new PS4 is based on a "supercharged PC architecture," with an x86 processor, an 8-core combined CPU/GPU and 8 GB of unified GDDR5 memory, 802.11n WiFi, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI. The controller is called the DualShock 4, features the Vita-style touchpad and a light bar on the back to identify players. Each PS4 will contain a 3D camera to track the various controllers using the bar. The power allows for 30,000 polygons to be rendered in real time (by way of comparison, Heavy Rain on the PS3 utilized 15,000). "Overall, our goal has been to architect the system to support a breadth of experiences," said Cerny. The PS4 to launch later this year.

Riot Simulator, stunning pixels

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Video game director Leonard Menchiari  and a small team of Italian developers are working on a riot simulator (RIOT) based on worldwide events.  The project that will target iOS and Android devices first, with eventually PC and Mac ports following. You are able to choose which side of the protest to control, the riot police or a gang of rioters.
"The main purpose of this project is to create a game that will get people to be interactive with two opposing forces during clashes between rioters and police while showing the moral aspects and viewpoints of both sides," the campaign states.
The campaign has raised $1,000 of its $15,000 flexible funding goal.
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Audojo iPad Case for iPad gaming

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The Audojo gaming case clips right into any iPad (second-gen or higher). The case adds the aforementioned twin analogs, a pair of triggers and a pair of front-facing stereo speakers. When the iPad is fully enclosed, the case transforms your iPad into the ultimate gaming machine. But the thing looks heavy. And the Audojo has another neat feature: the dual analogs also work with app-controllable toys including Parrot’s A.R.Drone and the Sphero. The Audojo team is seeking 240,000 on Kickstarter to start manufacturing. Early-birds can get the Audojo for $55. Regular retail price will be $99.
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Not Pacman

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This is a version of PacMan, you control moves the board, not PacMan.

NVIDIA Project Shield

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NVIDIA has just unveiled "Project Shield", a gaming controller / portable console. The Nvidia Project Shield ($TBA) is a new Android-based portable gaming platform powered by the company's new quad-core Tegra 4 chip. The controller looks an awful lot like a PlayStation 3 DualShock 3, and with a flip-out 5'' inch multi-touch screen attached. It packed the latest 72 GPU/Quad Core CPU Tegra 4 Chipset, 802.11n 2x2 MIMO game-speed Wi-Fi, HDMI for TV connections, and wireless access to your computer. It's expected to ship, in "Q2 2013." Still no word on pricing
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$800 Illuminated Batman Chess Set

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This is an $800 Batman chess set from The Noble Collection. $800 for a chess set ?! But it lights up and projects a Bat-Signal onto the ceiling...
"A press of the Batman symbol illuminates 50 LED lights encircling the clear playing surface that lights the board, the Gotham cityscape underneath and projects a Bat-Signal to the sky. No detail has been overlooked in this ultimate Batman collector’s chess set. The joker, Catwoman, Riddler and penguin battle Batman, Robin, Batgirl and commissioner Gordon. The oversized board measures 20 inches in length on each side. Playing pieces measure between 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 inches tall and are made in fine pewter and diecast metal."

Super Mario Beads

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Beaded Mario is on another epic suburban stop motion adventure. Cool
Made by: Marcus and Hannes Knutsson.

Classic Match Foosball turns your iPad into a football table

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Classic Match Foosball is a "table" enables players to dock their iPad in order to play a couple of rounds of virtual foosball via the accompanying app. The table features eight 2-axis control bars and the app even features the appropriate sounds made when hitting the ball or when spinning the control bars. The Classic Match Foosball table can also charge your iPad.
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Angry Birds Air Swimmers

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The balloon angry birds measure in at over 3-feet-long, and can fly in any direction using the remote control at a distance of up to 40 feet from the remote. The convenient auto swim mode makes it easy for anyone to fly and with no limit on how many can fly at once, all of your friends and family can fly too!
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Alphagames

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Here are animated snippets representing A-Z of video games How many can you guess?

Assassin's Creed 3 Meets Parkour in Real Life

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Devin Graham and free runner Ronnie Shalvis worked together to create this "Assassin's Creed 3 Meets Parkour in Real Life ". This was shot all on a Canon 5D Mark III, and a Glidecam HD 2000. Making of video below.
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KOLOS: World's First iPad Gaming Wheel

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The KOLOS iPad racing wheel fits three 9.7" iPad models: 2nd generation Apple iPad 2 (2011), 3rd generation Apple The new iPad (2012) and 4th generation Apple iPad with Retina Display (2012). It can easily control games on your iPad without having to hold it ever again.
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Pumpktris - the pumpkin where you can play Tetris!

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Pumpktris by perfectly combines a pumpkin with the classic video game Tetris, with the stem serving as a controller. The creative Pumpktris is conceived by Nathan Pryor. Cool idea!
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Gaming Dice

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Chocolate Gaming Dice Set, made from pure Ghirardelli chocolate, comes with 6 tasty rollers - d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, and d20.