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Former Tomb Raider, Call of Duty devs form indie studio Tangentlemen

Former Tomb Raider, Call of Duty devs form indie studio Tangentlemen

Tomb Raider creator Toby Gard has banded an impressive team of industry veterans together to form new indie studio, Tangentlemen.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:32PM in News
UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

Former Gears of War developer Epic Games is working on a new game and intellectual property, the studio has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:07PM in News
Free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms launches next month

Free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms launches next month

Ubisoft's free-to-play shooter Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online will officially release next month, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:16PM in News
PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:08PM in News

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Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi leaves Konami

Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi leaves Konami

Konami producer Koji Igarashi has announced his exit from the Japanese video game publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: March 9-15

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 9-15

South Park: The Stick of Truth maintained its position this week on Steam's best sellers chart, once again finishing ahead of DayZ for the top spot.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 16th 2014 at 8:18PM in News
The Last of Us sells 6m units

The Last of Us sells 6m units

Naughty Dog's PS3-exclusive The Last of Us has surpassed 6m copies sold, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2014 at 8:43PM in News
PS4 prices rise in Canada

PS4 prices rise in Canada

Sony has increased the cost of its PlayStation 4 console by $50 at Canadian retailers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2014 at 8:38PM in News

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New Steam report system lets customers flag offensive, illegal games

New Steam report system lets customers flag offensive, illegal games

Valve is readying a new customer report feature that allows users to flag offensive games or products that violate laws.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:42PM in News
Unity acquires Applifier for Everyplay tech and GameAds service

Unity acquires Applifier for Everyplay tech and GameAds service

Unity Technologies has purchased mobile game service firm Applifier for an undisclosed price, the two companies announced in a joint statement today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:30PM in News
PopCap hit with unspecified layoffs, console team unaffected

PopCap hit with unspecified layoffs, console team unaffected

PopCap has suffered an unspecified number of layoffs, publisher EA has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:13PM in News
Sony to reveal VR headset at GDC - report

Sony to reveal VR headset at GDC - report

Sony will reveals its rumoured VR gaming headset at GDC next week and prototypes have already been sent out to developers, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 1:30AM in News

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Casting call suggests Louisiana setting for Mafia III - rumour

Casting call suggests Louisiana setting for Mafia III - rumour

An unidentified Take-Two title suggested to be Mafia III will take place in Louisiana, according to a rumoured casting call by the publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2014 at 1:14AM in News
Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google acquires Green Throttle Games staff and assets

Google has hired on former staff members and purchased assets from the now defunct Green Throttle Games development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:38PM in News
Raptr reaches 22m members, 1.5m new accounts added each month

Raptr reaches 22m members, 1.5m new accounts added each month

PC gaming network Raptr has reached 22m members worldwide, the company has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2014 at 10:40PM in News
Big Fish now accepting Bitcoin for online games

Big Fish now accepting Bitcoin for online games

Casual games platform Big Fish has announced a partnership with Coinbase to accept BitCoin currency as payment for games and in-app purchases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2014 at 10:24PM in News

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Former Valve VR lead engineer joins Oculus as chief architect

Former Valve VR lead engineer joins Oculus as chief architect

Oculus has announced the appointment of VR veteran Atman Binstock as its new chief architect.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2014 at 9:52PM in News
Capcom partners with Twitch for year-round Street Fighter league

Capcom partners with Twitch for year-round Street Fighter league

Capcom and Twitch have joined together to present a Street Fighter eSports league called Capcom Pro Tour.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 8:09PM in News
Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft: ID@Xbox parity clause enforcement to be decided case-by-case

Microsoft has commented on the controversial parity clause that would force ID@Xbox partners to either launch their titles on Xbox One first, or simultaneously with any other formats.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 7:58PM in News
BBC updates Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

BBC updates Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

BBC has released an updated edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 5:49PM in News
Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio reveals new medieval-themed Angry Birds

Rovio has unveiled a new addition to the Angry Birds franchise, releasing a short medieval-themed video teasing the new effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 11:00PM in News
Microsoft promotes Xbox Live data as source for political ads - report

Microsoft promotes Xbox Live data as source for political ads - report

US Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners could soon see political advertisements appearing on the Xbox Live dashboard, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 10:47PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: March 2-8

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 2-8

South Park: The Stick of Truth has emerged the victor for Steam's latest weekly sales chart, beating out DayZ and Banished for the top spot.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 10:19PM in News
PopCap senior manager Bilas joins GameAnalytics

PopCap senior manager Bilas joins GameAnalytics

Denmark-based company GameAnalytics has announced the appointment of PopCap's Allison Bilas as its new vice president of product.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2014 at 5:16AM in News
The Last of Us live-action film adaptation in the works

The Last of Us live-action film adaptation in the works

Naughty Dog's PS3-exclusive title The Last of Us is being adapted into a live-action film for the big screen, with Sam Raimi's Ghost House Pictures production company on board to ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2014 at 5:00AM in News