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Neutron Games creates Xbox Live-alike service for iPhone

This new multiplayer game platform for the Apple iPhone from Neutron Games sounds promising, although no actual games are yet announced:

• Real-time, turn-based and tournament multiplayer options
• Game lobbies and various matchmaking capabilities
• Buddy lists, leaderboards, profiles,

Gift Guide for Gamers

Kotaku has a wonderfully comprehensive list of gifts to buy for gamers—and there are hardly any games or consoles, but instead cute accessories and artifacts, ranging from under $20 to well into the thousands. There are lots of good things …