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PopCap working on new console title

PopCap working on new console title

PopCap is working on a new game for consoles, according to the company's franchise marketing manager Gary Clay.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 10:41PM in News
Twitch Plays Pokemon ends in victory

Twitch Plays Pokemon ends in victory

Twitch Plays Pokemon – a livestreamed crowd-play event with thousands of individuals attempting to control and play through one game – has ended in triumph, and a new journey is ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 9:51PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 23 - March 1

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 23 - March 1

Banished has once again topped Steam's best sellers chart, besting DayZ for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft has revealed it has signed on several dozen new developers for Xbox One ID@Xbox program.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 8:11PM in News

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UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

Activision's recently teased Tony Hawk project is being developed specifically for mobile platforms, according to Hawk himself.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:53PM in News
The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out next week

The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out next week

The second episode of The Walking Dead Season 2 will launch next week, developer Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:29PM in News
Sony closing majority of US Sony Store locations

Sony closing majority of US Sony Store locations

Sony will shut down 20 of its 31 Sony Store locations in the US by the end of the year, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:55PM in News
Former Mob Wives star sues Rockstar for $40m

Former Mob Wives star sues Rockstar for $40m

Mob Wives personality Karen Gravano is suing Rockstar to the tune of $40m, alleging the studio used her likeness and personal history in Grand Theft Auto V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:39PM in News

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Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Steam developers can now set sales periods and discounts on their own, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:14PM in News
Sony Santa Monica suffers layoffs

Sony Santa Monica suffers layoffs

God of War developer Sony Santa Monica has been hit with a round of layoffs, Sony Computer Entertainment of America has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 7:47AM in News
Sony reveals Lego The Hobbit PS3 bundle for North America

Sony reveals Lego The Hobbit PS3 bundle for North America

A new PlayStation 3 bundle featuring Lego The Hobbit is heading stateside this spring, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 4:12AM in News
King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

Candy Crush Saga studio King has withdrawn its attempt to trademark the world “candy” in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 3:55AM in News

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Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Comedy writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are set to write and co-direct a movie adaptation of Blake J. Harris's upcoming book, Console Wars.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:10PM in News
Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:45PM in News
WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

The WWE Network app has arrived on PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 consoles, the professional wrestling company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 8:52PM in News
Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon is reportedly readying Android-powered hardware for release in March, though details are fuzzy on what entertainment medium will be the focus.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 5:12AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: February 16-22

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 16-22

DayZ has been temporarily knocked off the top spot of Steam's top sellers chart, as city-builder Banished outsold it during the past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 23rd 2014 at 10:20PM in News
Majesco plans reverse stock split to dodge delisting

Majesco plans reverse stock split to dodge delisting

Cooking Mama and Zumba publisher Majesco is readying to appeal a Nasdaq stock delisting expected next week, as the firm is currently trading under the $1/share minimum.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 21st 2014 at 8:10AM in News
Total War: Rome II fans upset over alleged cut content in premium DLC

Total War: Rome II fans upset over alleged cut content in premium DLC

Creative Assembly's Total War: Rome II has again fallen under fan scrutiny, this time over paid DLC allegedly including cut content from the game's pre-release version.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 20th 2014 at 5:33AM in News
Valve's Dota 2 documentary 'Free To Play' premieres next month

Valve's Dota 2 documentary 'Free To Play' premieres next month

The Valve-produced Dota 2 documentary Free to Play will arrive March 19th on Steam, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 20th 2014 at 5:12AM in News
Square Enix 'definitely interested' in future Final Fantasy games on PC

Square Enix 'definitely interested' in future Final Fantasy games on PC

Future Final Fantasy series releases could see release on the Windows PC platform, Square Enix has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 20th 2014 at 4:58AM in News
IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

The International Game Developers Association has released a statement chiding Candy Crush Saga developer King's recent trademark attacks against other developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 5:30AM in News
Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Forza Motorsport 5 surpasses 1m sales

Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 5 has sold more than 1m copies, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 4:27AM in News
NBA shows EA support following NBA Live 14 disappointment

NBA shows EA support following NBA Live 14 disappointment

The NBA isn't walking away from future publishing deals with EA – in spite of the disappointing launch of its most recent licensed effort, NBA Live 14.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 4:08AM in News
Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users' browser histories

Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users' browser histories

Valve's headman Gabe Newell has responded to accusations that Valve's anti-cheat system is combing through and reporting the browsing history of Steam users, outright denying the claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2014 at 8:05AM in News