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Getting Personal With Mode 7 and Frozen Synapse

We talked games with Mode 7’s co-owner, Paul Taylor.

The Future of Mobile Gaming on Game On Podcast #7

The Sony PlayStation Vita goes on sale in North America and Europe today, but will it succeed in a handheld gaming market dominated by smartphones and tablets? Tune in to find out as Jason Cross, David Daw, Nate Ralph and Alex Wawro discuss the future of handheld gaming devices in Game On Podcast #7!

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Love and Romance in Game On Podcast #6

Valentine's Day is all about celebrating love and romance in our daily lives, but can you remember the last time you had a meaningful relationship in a video game? Join the PCWorld Editors as they take a light-hearted look at how games can help us learn to love again on this holiday edition of the PCWorld Game On Podcast.

Sony PlayStation Vita Review: A Big, Beautiful Gaming Machine

If you want more from of your mobile gaming experience than your smartphone or tablet has to offer, the PlayStation Vita is what you want. But there are a few things you should know before you buy.

Classic Game Remakes In Game On #5

Do you love classic games? Join the PCWorld Editors as they gather to gab about the technology that allows us to play classic games on our smartphones, consoles and tablets, what makes a great game remake and which classic games they'd love to play again on the PCWorld Game On Podcast!

Was Your Email Account Hacked? PwnedList Can Tell You

Concerned about your private data in the wake of a big hack? The PwnedList website helps you find out if your online accounts were leaked during a data breach.

What Is Deep Packet Inspection?

Though shelved for now, if legislation like SOPA and the PROTECT IP Act ever passes, it may require your ISP to start monitoring your online activity with deep packet inspection software. Make sure you understand how it works, and how you can fight back.

Pro Gaming Roundtable on Game On Podcast #4

How does playing games become a competitive sport? Join the editors of PCWorld as they discuss the origins of eSports, what it takes to become a pro gamer and what makes the PC such an ideal platform for professional gaming.

How to Stream Super Bowl XLVI

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Watch the 2012 Super Bowl online, no matter where you are, with our guide to streaming the Giants vs. Patriots game on your PC, smartphone, or tablet.

The Past, Present and Future of Co-Op Gaming on Game On Podcast #3

The first PCWorld Game On podcast of 2012 is a rousing roundtable discussion on the advent of co-op games and how modern technology can help us game better together. Listen in as we debate the pros and cons of playing with others!

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MAME Runs In Google Chrome, Plays All Your Favorite Arcade Games

Google engineer Robert Muth and his team ported the Linux version of the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator to Google Chrome's Native Client in four days. Here's how it works.

PlayStation Vita Sales Plummet In Japan

Sony’s latest gaming gadget suffers a 78 percent drop in sales despite making a strong debut last week.

Penny Arcade Publishes Transcripts Of Customer Service Blunder

Read on to learn how horrible customer service is killing the reputation of N-Control, a video game controller vendor with poor choice in PR agencies.

The Old Republic, Diablo 3, eSports and More in Game On #2

Listen in as the PCWorld team talks about gaining early access to The Old Republic and discusses the future of online commerice after playing the beta version of Diablo 3.

New Humble Indie Bundle Packs Great Games, Earns $1 Million In 24 Hours

The fourth Humble Indie Bundle is now available, and it's probably the best one yet.