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CES: AR.Drone = Augmented Reality meets Predator Drone!

I have used a Parrot Bluetooth Car Kit for a number of years, so I was a little surprised to see their latest product.
Their AR.Drone is a departure from Bluetooth accessories they are known for, but it is indeed an accessory for the iPhone.
 

The best way to describe this item is a combination of those helicopters you see in shopping mall kiosks and an unmanned predator drone!
 

The unit can be controlled by an iPhone or iPod touch, just by tilting.



Review: Ant Conflict by Art Core Gaming

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When describing a game it’s pretty common practice to say “it’s like…”  Well, to finish that phrase for Ant Conflict I’d say “It’s like chess”.  In fact, I’d wager to say that if you want to be any good at it, you’ll have to take the time to study the board like you would a game of chess.  Unfortunately, I’m not that patient.  Thankfully I’ve learned to like games even when I’m not very good at them, and I like Ant Conflict.  The characters are cool, the game is challenging, and brute force is not an option.



Mashable.com's 700+ Apps Reviewed by Category

For 2010, Mashable.com - which has just retooled its look for the new year - had compilied a list of all 700+ iPhone Apps they reviewed in 2009. 

As we begin 2010, there are over 100,000 iPhone apps available for download — an overwhelming array of choices, but plenty of gems if you know where to look.



Battle Bears Contest Winners!

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 Everyone who posted a comment is a winner this time. Thanks to SkyVu for sponsoring a giveaway of Battle Bears (and T-shirts), and everyone who commented. Winners and instructions for claiming prizes appear after the break. Please tune into our blogs in the future for more great giveaways, and if you happen to be at CES, don't hesitate to stop by our booth to say hi (#4642 North Hall)!

Winners:

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Last chance to win a Battle Bears T-Shirt or redeem code!!

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This is it, folks! Your last chance to win a too cool T-shirt or a redeem code for a free version of the game. Get your Battle Bears comments up here or the previous post to win (deadline: 3 Jan, 2009, 11PM EST)! Full details and rules appear here on the previous post.



Review: Puzzlegeddon by Handy Games

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The new year's just begun but there's always something to review.  First up is a sweet little match 3 / PvP combat game from Handy Games called Puzzlegeddon.  The game's fun to play, the match 3 element is blended nicely into the game's mechanics, and it looks pretty sharp too.  They just need to throw in some human opposition to round out the picture.



Best Games of 2009 in 20 categories

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The game site TouchGen recently named the top games of 2009 in nearly 20 different categories, from the best action game to the best online multiplayer game. The site also named a runner up in each category. Plus, they selected the best overall game of 2009. And the winner is . . . . iBlast Moki, a puzzle game. The judges liked it in part because it was the one that "truly feels unique to the platform."



The 12 Reviews Of Christmas: Speed Forge Extreme by Chillingo (Day 12)

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It's just minutes away from midnight where I live, but that still gives me time to post the last entry in my 12 Reviews Of Christmas (or as it has now become, 12 Reviews Of December) series.  This time I took a look at Chillingo's latest racer, Speed Forge Extreme.  If you like futuristic racing with deadly weapons and cool tracks, I think you'll agree that Speed Forge Extreme is worth taking for a spin.



We got FREE Battle Bears T-Shirts and Redeem Codes to giveaway!

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We got em, and you know you want em! The Battle Bears developer, Mr. Benjamin Vu--the animator dude his own self--sent me 3 codes, and offered up 3 free T-shirts as well (free shipping only to US, and Canada), so here is the deal for this giveaway. You, the reader, post up a comment here, preferably bear-related--example: a creative new way to kill cute, cuddly pink Teddy bears, and I pick 6 lucky winners (contest ends Sunday, January 3, 2010, 11PM EST). Read on for full contest rules..



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