This morning EA’s DICE studio released a Xbox 260 demo of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, which is sure to make first-person shooter connoisseurs very, very happy. It doesn’t offer much–you’ll only get to play the online multiplayer map called Port Valdez–but it’s enough to give you a sense of just how much havoc you’ll be able to cause …
2K sports has just announced that they will give the first person to throw a perfect game in new Major League Baseball 2K10 $1 million.
The contest is available for Xbox 360 through Xbox LIVE and the PS3 through the PlayStation Network will begin on March 2 at 12:01 a.m. PST and end May 2 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.
Says Vice …
Mother Teresa? Yeah, she was a hero. Prince? He seems more suited for fiction, anyway.
Billy Ray Cyrus? …
There is no ounce of perspective I can offer as to why Billy Ray Cyrus the comic ever seemed like even a moderately good idea. (Let me know if you have a hunch.)
In a world that will soon feature some other pretty …
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Two game developers shared the stage with Steve Jobs during today’s iPad announcement. Afterward, Techland chatted with both to get their views on the new device. Here’s a mash-up of the two interviews:
Do you have a specific number of iPad games you’re aiming to have available the day it goes on sale?
Travis Boatman (VP …
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
Today in Techland: Behold, the Apple tablet is upon us. That’s right. The iPad has landed. Peter brought us all of the details from his seat in Steve Jobs’ audience earlier today including a live-blog of the unveil, a specs sheet, photo gallery and hands-on first look. Check everything out for major water …
Playing up-rezzed iPhone games on the iPad will keep us satisfied for only so long. iPad-only titles, optimized for the device, are what everyone really wants. Here’s a short list of the hypothetical games I’d really like to see. I don’t know if any of these are in development, but if they’re not, my question to the respective …
Techland’s Peter Ha talks about Apple’s newly unveiled iPad and what he thinks of it after getting a quick hands on in San Francisco.
All that and more in today’s edition of the daily Nerdcast with Peter Ha and Time.com’s Caitlin Thompson. Click on the player above to listen.
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The iPad is the Apple tablet we’ve long been waiting to see. For all of the details, check out our specs sheet, see how it handles with Peter’s hands-on gallery, or check out his live-blog of the big unveil.
Apple’s iPad Demo:
Click on a photo to launch the gallery:
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Yes, the iPad is a ginormous iPod Touch with a tweaked UI, but it’s still pretty cool. It’s surprisingly lightweight and the screen is just as responsive as the one on the iPhone and iPod Touch. What’s more impressive than the large 9.7-inch touch-screen is the speed with which Web pages get rendered and how well it’s able to scale …