Never Wet Is Weird

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Are MOBA Games Too Fast? Go Turn-Based With Arena Of Heroes

The multiplayer online battle arena genre started off as a fast-paced variant of real-time strategy games. This week Sneaky Games dials back the action and ramps up the strategy with Arena of Heroes, a turn-based cross-platform MOBA jam for iPad, PC and Mac. What a difference taking turns makes.

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Well, This Indie Combat Game Continues To Blow My Socks Off

Strike Vector is a game that’s come out of nowhere. Worked on by four people, it’s a multiplayer aerial combat game that looks like a whole bunch of people’s dream game ideas from the 90s made real.

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Student Loan Rates Set To Double On July 1

The interest rate on government-backed student loans is going to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent Monday. Republicans, Democrats and the Obama administration could not agree on a plan to keep it from happening. Lawmakers say a deal is still possible after the July 4 recess.

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An Inexpensive Console-Sized Gaming PC

Here are links to each of the four articles in this quarter’s System Builder Marathon (we’ll update them as each story is published). And remember, these systems are all being given away at the end of the marathon.

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FTC Wins $7.5 Million Penalty in Do Not Call List Violation

The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that it has won a massive civil penalty against Mortgage Investors Corporation for violating Do Not Call List statutes. The FTC says it won a $7.5 million civil penalty against the mortgage company for calling up 5.

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Stair-Rover Allows You to Skate Where No Man Has Skated Before

You know what the problem with your skateboard is?  It can’t go down stairs without you having to jump over the entire set.  The Stair-Rover is an 8-wheeled longboard that does what was once impossible.

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