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Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:04PM in News
Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

The popularity of Candy Crush among women and older gamers has led it to be voted as the UK’s favourite title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 4:37PM in News
Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Gameloft is apparently readying to shut down its New York office, as the firm has reportedly laid off as many as 100 employees working at the branch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:03AM in News
Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

UPDATE: “To be clear, if a console is suspended from Xbox Live for a violation of the Terms of Use, it can still be used offline," a Microsoft spokesperson told ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:20AM in News

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Myst TV show in development for Hulu - report

Myst TV show in development for Hulu - report

A television show based on Cyan's 1993 graphic adventure puzzle game Myst is reportedly being considered for video streaming service Hulu.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2015 at 3:02AM in News
TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

Xbox One users will be able to DVR television shows later this year, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:46PM in News
Watch Dogs 2 in development - report

Watch Dogs 2 in development - report

Development for Watch Dogs 2 is already underway at Ubisoft, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Ouya up for sale, aggressively seeking buyer - report

Ouya up for sale, aggressively seeking buyer - report

The company behind micro-console Ouya is up for sale, according to a report citing a confidential email from CEO Julie Uhrman.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 1:54AM in News

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Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Newzoo has released info from its upcoming Global Games Market Report, with the research firm projecting worldwide revenue to jump 9.4 per cent to $91.5bn this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:15AM in News
Mobile game usage growth slowed in 2014 - report

Mobile game usage growth slowed in 2014 - report

Time spent gaming on smartphones and tablets continued its upward trend last year, but at a significantly slower rate compared to 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2015 at 12:15AM in News
Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter has released its annual report for 2014, showing that nearly 2,000 games were successfully funded during the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2015 at 5:21AM in News
Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

A company-wide wave of layoffs at Warner Bros is scheduled to take place later this week, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:38PM in News

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Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:52AM in News
Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

US mobile studio Machine Zone is currently wrapping up a new round of fundraising that will value the developer at more than $3bn, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:38AM in News

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Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year's buyout deal, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 8:06AM 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
PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

1,542 games were rated by PEGI last year – that’s 1,208 fewer than were rated than back in the heady days of 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Redbox rentals driving games sales - report

Redbox rentals driving games sales - report

Movie and video game rental kiosk company Redbox is bringing in notable revenue for the video games industry through converting rentals to purchases, a new report has uncovered.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:09AM 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
Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – a bundle packing remastered versions of the four numbered Halo releases – will reportedly launch later this year on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2014 at 2:24AM 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
60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Smartphone games account for 75% of app store spending

Google Play and iOS games accounted for 75 per cent of app store spending last year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:15PM in News