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Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft has created the world's first Chief Parkour Officer position to assist in the publisher's Assassin's Creed franchise, hiring noteworthy freerunner Michael “Frosti” Zernow to fill the new role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 7:28AM in News
Vita gem OlliOlli lands on Steam next week

Vita gem OlliOlli lands on Steam next week

Critically acclaimed skateboarding game OlliOlli will launch July 22nd on Steam, publisher Devolver Digital has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 6:38AM in News
GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

Retailer GameStop has brought in significant digital revenue direct from its brick-and-mortar shops, company president Tony Bartel claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 8:08AM in News
Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Tesco Extras UK financial director Richard Haley is set to become Future’s new CFO, the games media company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 7:38AM in News

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Raspberry Pi B+ expands mini computer's hardware

Raspberry Pi B+ expands mini computer's hardware

Raspberry Pi creators have announced the miniature computer hardware’s “final evolution” is out now for purchase.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 7:21AM in News
Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One's latest update adds the ability to download a title's demo and subsequently unlock the full version of the game from the same file.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:45AM in News
Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Divinity: Original Sin maintained its top spot again on this Steam's weekly top ten sellers chart, while DayZ is on the climb again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:01AM in News

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GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop's Paul Raines has confirmed the retailer is exploring funding development of exclusive game content, though the CEO claims the firm would not involve itself in any form with the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:50PM in News
Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

ArenaNet's recent Guild Wars 2 launch in China has doubled the game's sales worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:37PM in News
Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

New research from Superdata shows that Brazil's digital games market has cooled off, while other areas in Central and South America have picked up significantly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:09PM in News
Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16m in its latest round of fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:45PM in News

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Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Nearly 85 per cent of the top 50 grossing apps on Apple's app store and Android's Google Play shop, a new study claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Hitman film producer working on Thief movie adaptation - report

Hitman film producer working on Thief movie adaptation - report

A film adaptation based on stealth action series Thief is in development, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:18PM in News
VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

343 Industries has revealed new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, along with debuting a new trailer for the upcoming Xbox One release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key

Nexon acquires minority stake in Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key

Nexon America has acquired a minority stake in Cliff Bleszinki's freshly unveiled studio Boss Key Productions, the two companies revealed earlier this week in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 7:08AM in News

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Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny's beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:58AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 28 - July 5

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 28 - July 5

Divinity: Original Sin has claimed the top spot on Steam during last week's sales period, which included the fading days of the digital distributor’s summer sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 7:11PM in News
BlazBlue: BattleCards heading to iOS this fall

BlazBlue: BattleCards heading to iOS this fall

Fighting franchise BlazBlue is heading to iPhones and iPads later this year in the form of a card game, Aksys Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 6:54PM in News
Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus VR has made a pair of announcements today, as the company has both acquired RakNet and revealed its own Oculus Connect conference for September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 6:37PM in News
Oculus VR adds PopCap producer Bernard Yee

Oculus VR adds PopCap producer Bernard Yee

Oculus VR has hired former Plants vs Zombies 2 senior producer Bernard Yee, adding yet another industry veteran to its ranks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:20AM in News
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Capcom's Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is out now on Apple's app store for iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:08AM in News
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution lands in September

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution lands in September

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will launch in Europe and North America this September, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 5th 2014 at 2:57AM in News
The Walking Dead's next episode out this month

The Walking Dead's next episode out this month

Season two episode four of Telltale's The Walking Dead will arrive sometime later this month, according to developer Telltale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:25PM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 – the first game in the Civ series developed exclusively for mobile devices – is out now on iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:09PM in News