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Run Route 66 with Forrest Gump

Marking the 20th anniversary of the Oscar-winning film “Forrest Gump,” Paramount Pictures and Genera Mobile have developed a “Run Forrest Run” game app you can download for free for iPhones and iPads. And, yes, the app includes a section of…

New Alan Wake video game takes place on Arizona’s Route 66

A new video game, “Alan Wake’s American Nightmare,” has hit the market, and its setting lands on Route 66 in Arizona, according to VentureBeat.com. The game is a reprise of the original “Alan Wake” game in 2010. The Alan Wake…

“Route 66″ game now available for Macs, iPads

A few days ago, the “Route 66″ hidden object game that we reported on in October 2009 became available for download to Apple Macintosh operating systems. That would include iPad computers as well, as this short demo video shows: Here’s…

A virtual tour of the Mother Road

The World Monuments Fund in 2007 listed Route 66 as one of the most threatened historical sites in the world. Now, the group has hired a company to to create a virtual tour of a small section of the Mother…

UPDATED: “Route 66″ TV show app has an identity problem

About 10 episodes from the original “Route 66″ television series were recently released as iPhone and iTouch applications. Each full episode in the app costs 99 cents, and includes a few screen shots. It gives you the option of watching…

Multimedia Route 66 update

The California State University-Heyward team that wants to place an interactive multimedia experience in a 1960s Volkswagen Beetle has filed a short update on its project: In short, the team is going to embark on a genuine Route 66 trip…

Route 66 Multimedia update

The students at California State-Hayward have posted a video update of their Route 66 Multimedia Experience project. Here, they show the nuts and bolts of how they’re making it function within the skeleton of a vintage Volkswagen Beetle. Like this:Like…

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