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Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

The console editions of Minecraft have sold past the life to date total of its original PC platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:23AM in News
Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus VR has swooped up Carbon Design Group in its latest talent grab, purchasing the Xbox 360 controller creators for an unknown amount and under undisclosed terms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:32AM in News
Metro Redux hits PC, PS4 and Xbox One in August

Metro Redux hits PC, PS4 and Xbox One in August

Metro Redux will launch in late August in both North America and Europe, publisher Deep Silver has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:15AM in News
Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous sources close to Crytek have confirmed a sequel to Ryse: Son of Rome has been canceled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:01AM in News

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Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store customers have generated more than $1m in charitable contributions with their purchases, Humble Bundle organizers have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 6:06AM in News
Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix has carved out a section of its office to house local indie studio Proletariat, the Cambridge-based studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crysis and Cryengine maker Crytek has apparently been plagued with recent financial difficulties, as the company failed to make its most recent payroll at both its UK and Bulgarian offices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:33AM in News
Sony lowers The Last of Us Remastered price, refunds difference to pre-orders

Sony lowers The Last of Us Remastered price, refunds difference to pre-orders

Ahead of its release next month, Sony has dropped the price of The Last of Us Remastered from $60 to $50.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 6:07AM in News

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Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft has officially stated it does not intend to shut down its much maligned Games for Windows Live PC games service – a reveal that flies in the face of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 5:56AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 15-21

The annual summer sale has invaded Steam this week, meaning that a host of past chart toppers have burst back onto the top ten thanks to major discounts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 5:10AM in News
Guacamelee heading to PS4, Wii U, Xbox consoles next month

Guacamelee heading to PS4, Wii U, Xbox consoles next month

Indie developer Drinkbox Studios has announced a new version of its platformer Guacamelee is heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2014 at 6:20AM in News
Sony shareholders vote to keep CEO and executives

Sony shareholders vote to keep CEO and executives

Sony's executives will retain their positions, following a vote by investors to decide the fate of several key staff members.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2014 at 6:09AM in News

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Steam Summer Sale 2014 kicks off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 kicks off

Valve's Steam Summer Sale is officially underway, offering a variety of specials and discounts on the distributor's vast PC games library for the next ten days.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2014 at 5:10AM in News
Atari returns as 'interactive entertainment production' company

Atari returns as 'interactive entertainment production' company

Atari Interactive has detailed plans to resurrect itself AGAIN, this time as an “interactive entertainment production company,” with a focus on licensing, digital games, online gambling and more.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 8:02AM in News
Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Mobile games market to reach $28.9bn by 2016 - report

Total revenue for the mobile games market is expected to reach $28.9bn by 2016, according to a new report from Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:50AM in News
Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon is getting into the smartphone market with its freshly revealed Fire Phone, the company announced this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:24AM in News

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Video Games: The Movie premieres worldwide next month

Video Games: The Movie premieres worldwide next month

Variance Films' Video Games: The Movie is set to premiere this July, according to a new trailer for the movie.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 9:03AM in News
Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Investors have responded kindly to the latest reported results at US retail, as game companies such as Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts are seeing strong increases in share prices this ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:45AM in News
Classic adventure game Another World hits PS4 next week

Classic adventure game Another World hits PS4 next week

1991 Amiga and Atari ST release Another World is landing on PlayStation 4 consoles next week, publisher The Digital Lounge has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:27AM in News
Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus VR has scooped up another industry veteran, as Supergiant's senior programmer Chris Jurney has announced his hiring at the Facebook-owned VR company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Nintendo prevails again in Wii Remote patent lawsuit

Nintendo prevails again in Wii Remote patent lawsuit

Nintendo has won yet another patent battle over its Wii Remote technology, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:54AM in News
Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick Studios has entered the mobile publishing ring, announcing the release of South Korean-based studio Enfeel’s Birzzle Fever.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Episodic adventure game Broken Age is available now on iPad, developer Double Fine has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 6:47PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 8-14

Early Access title The Forest continues to outpace the rest on this week’s Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 6:26PM in News
Former God of War lead Stig Asmussen joins Respawn

Former God of War lead Stig Asmussen joins Respawn

Ex-God of War creative director Stig Asmussen has joined Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment, studio co-founder Vince Zampella has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 13th 2014 at 5:40AM in News