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+ - Complete Apple Watch vs Android Wear App Comparison

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "Wondering if your favorite app is available on your smartwatch of choice? Finder has compiled a table of every app available to either the Apple Watch or Android-based devices, to help tech lovers decide on which wearable is best for them. The site has also compiled a complete list of Apple Watch games, which is a handy resource."

+ - 9 Leading Games Experts Speak Out on the Apple Watch 1

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "In the wake of today's first public outing for the Apple Watch, Finder had addressed the limited number of game apps announced for the device. The site has spoken to a number of leading games and technology outlets — including Gamespot, CNET, Game Informer and Grab It — to get an expert opinion on the future of the Apple Watch as a gaming device. The site has also put live the complete list of Apple Watch games."

+ - Nintendo to Announce Virtual Boy 2

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "Nintendo has officially unveiled the development of its next home console, codenamed the NX. This article at finder puts forward the case that Nintendo will be stepping back into the virtual realty game with a follow-up to its ill-fated 1995 peripheral, the Virtual Boy. It would be going head-to-head with the Vive, Project Morpheus and the much-rumoured, not yet announced, Microsoft VR unit."

+ - Interview: How Embryios Offers Tactical Squad-Based Combat at its Purest 1

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "Grab It has an exclusive interview with indie developer Creoterra where engineer Joe Woynillowicz talks through his upcoming strategy-RPG Embryios: Prophecy of Flame. The game is coming to PC, Mac and iOS, and is inspired by Might & Magic, Baldur's Gate and tabletops, amongst others. The site has a number of exclusive screenshots, too."

+ - First Showing for Unity 5 Engine - République PC vs. iOS Image Comparison

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "The first game to be released on the Unity 5 Engine is the PC and Mac remaster of République by Camouflaj (already available on iOS) and the first images have been released. Grab It has some comparison shots between the current mobile version of the game and the just announced remastered PC/Mac iteration coming on Feb 26. The magazine also ran a world exclusive making of feature on the game with creator Ryan Payton (Metal Gear Solid series, Halo 4) in the free edition of its iPad magazine."

+ - 2400 Classic MS-DOS Games Playable for Free in your Browser 2

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "The Internet Archive has released just under 2,400 MS-DOS Games, which are playable direct from your browser and available for free right now. Grab It has revealed the news, and detailed some of the many classic games included in the list, such as Duke Nukem 3D, Lemmings 2, Oregon Trail, The Lost Vikings, Total Carnage, Leisure Suit Larry, SimCity, Prince of Persia, Scorched Earth and more. The indie games focused media outlet has also provided a sample of its digital magazine for free."

+ - Quake meets Minecraft FPS Construction Kit Gunscape has 9-Player Splitscreen 2

Submitted by SlappingOysters
SlappingOysters (1344355) writes "One of the highlighted games at the PAX AUS expo starting on October 31 is Blowfish Studios' Gunscape, a game described as an FPS construction kit. Grab It has the scoop on the game as part of its indie games guide for the show, and reveals that as well as building and sharing FPS maps for multiplayer gaming sessions across eight different modes, the game will also be able to handle up to nine-player splitscreen on a 4K display. This includes co-op map building."

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