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  • Will Portal 2 Scare Off Casual Gamers?
    By on August 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    It came as no surprise that something as good as Portal appealed not only to a hardcore audience, but also casual gamers. The wait for Portal 2 is getting shorter, but as more information is revealed one thing keeps coming up: is Portal 2 going to be too hard? Will it scare off the casual fans Portal was able to pick up?

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  • Google Testing an Airborne Camera Drone
    By on August 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    mbone writes “The Blogoscoped site carries news that Google has purchased a German ‘Microdrone’ for evaluation (here is the original German version). These devices can take off, fly a mission, and land automatically using GPS. They can carry night-vision cameras or even ‘see-through-walls’ Far IR cameras. Of course, the maker of these drones assures us that they cannot be a ‘Big Brother in the sky’ because that is ‘verboten.’ Is it just me, or is (more…)

  • Year of the Umpire: The ‘No-Look’ Botched Foul Call
    By on August 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jim Joyce may have made one of the worst calls in MLB history earlier this year, but at least he had the decency to pay attention during the play in question.

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  • FA to speed up disciplinary cases
    By on August 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Disciplinary cases will be dealt with in days rather than weeks by the Football Assocation under a new initiative.

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  • Robinson quits England international duty
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    Goalkeeper Paul Robinson retires from England duty just hours after being named in the squad for the friendly with Hungary.

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