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Show of hands, how many of you have always wanted a goat simulator? Anyone? Right -- neither did we, until we saw that it was an actual thing, and now we can't wait to play it. In fact, that's how this nonsense came to be. For the record, Goat Simulator was never meant to be a real game, it was just a silly bit of code that spilled out of the brains of the programming staff at Coffee Stain Studios. But then the Internet caught a glimpse of the rough simulator and viewers unanimously agreed that this had to happen. And so it has. Goat Simulator is exactly as it sounds -- you're a goat and you run... Read more...
Every now and then, a tech company produces a product so odd that we journalists are left eyeballing the design and wondering if we've been punked. The OpenOffice Mouse (covered here) was definitely such a beast. With 18 buttons, an analog joystick, scrollwheel, and up to 52 programmable commands, the OOMouse promised to redefine mouse use. After nearly a year of silence, the OOMouse is back, rebranded, and better than ever. The confusing OpenOffice moniker and ugly white-blue color scheme have been dropped in favor of an all-black finish and a new name. Ladies and gentlemen, please direct your... Read more...
Torrent tracker site supreme, Demonoid, has allegedly been shut down again, this time by the Canadian Recording Industry Association.  This isn't the first time in recent history the Demonoid has gone off the air, having moved from the Netherlands to avoid legal threats there.Demois, the site operator, has yet to be heard from since the site went down about 24 hours ago:Unfortunately, it now seems that Canada is not the “safe haven” as they expected it to be. It is likely that Demonoid has to relocate again, for the second time in three months.Demonoid tracks over a million .torrent files and is... Read more...