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Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft Xbox Entertainment Studios is reportedly in “deep negotiations” with cable television network Showtime to create a live-action Halo drama series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:21AM in News
Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus VR's future plans include the possibility of an MMO that would simultaneously support 1bn players, CEO Brendan Iribe revealed during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
Valve pulls Early Access game Earth: Year 2066 from Steam

Valve pulls Early Access game Earth: Year 2066 from Steam

Valve has removed Steam Early Access title Earth: Year 2066 from the Steam store, offering refunds to anyone who purchased the title for a limited time.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2014 at 11:29PM in News
EA nears game streaming deal with Comcast - report

EA nears game streaming deal with Comcast - report

EA is reportedly closing in on a deal with Comcast to stream games on the telecommunications corporation's X1 operating system, a move that has the potential to expand EA's current ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 7:49AM in News

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Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Activison has set into motion some serious internal reshuffling, as the publisher plans to close down its Neversoft studio and merge its current staff with Infinity Ward to form what ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 7:34AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 - May 3

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 - May 3

Dark Souls II has bumped DayZ off its presumed throne on this week's Steam top sellers chart, grabbing the top spot in its second week out from launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 6:30AM in News
Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya has launched its Playcast-powered cloud-based game streaming feature in beta this week, with Lego Batman 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction now available to play on the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14PM in News
New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

The next title in the Call of Duty franchise will be unveiled this Sunday, according to a new teaser page for the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:49PM in News

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ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes confirmed, adds PS4 and Xbox One

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes confirmed, adds PS4 and Xbox One

Disney has officially announced Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes as the next iteration of the company's popular toy and game hybrid franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Video game-focused organization Twin Galaxies has announced Twin Galaxies Live, a 24/7 interactive programming channel on Twitch revolving around game streams and gaming news coverage.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming has partnered with a pair of Chinese corporations to build an eSports-dedicated arena near Hong Kong.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:55PM in News

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Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft's PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:11PM in News
Ubisoft details Watch Dogs season pass content

Ubisoft details Watch Dogs season pass content

Ubisoft has revealed the innards of the DLC season pass offering for its upcoming multi-platform release Watch Dogs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 9:20PM in News
Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella has formed a new studio that will will focus on developing games for smartphones and tablets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 8:48PM in News
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare PC release set for June

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare PC release set for June

PopCap's multiplayer-focused shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will arrive on PC this June, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 28th 2014 at 11:06PM in News

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Rovio profits cut in half during 2013

Rovio profits cut in half during 2013

Angry Birds studio Rovio saw little growth in revenue and a significant dip in profits last year, the company's annual financial report reveals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:52PM in News
Madden NFL 15 launches in August

Madden NFL 15 launches in August

The latest installment of EA's Madden NFL franchise will launch this August in North America and Europe, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:07PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 20-26

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 20-26

DayZ was able to hold of Dark Souls II during its launch week to once again take the top spot Steam's best sellers chart for the past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2014 at 6:45PM in News
Atari landfill confirmed as dig uncovers E.T. cartridges

Atari landfill confirmed as dig uncovers E.T. cartridges

Copies of 1982 release E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial have been literally unearthed from the New Mexico landfill Atari allegedly buried them in.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2014 at 6:09PM in News
Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Virtuix has announced it has completed a $3m round of seed invesement for its successful Kickstarter VR treadmill project, Omni.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Mojang's private-server service Minecraft Realms is now available in North America, the studio announced earlier today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:50PM in News
GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop plans to increase its focus on “gaming-adjacent” fields while phasing out its reliance on video games, CEO Paul Raines has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:35PM in News
Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Proposed Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Mingy Jongo has been canceled, franchise composer Grant Kirkhope has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 3:36AM in News
Free-to-play Ace Combat hits PS3 next month

Free-to-play Ace Combat hits PS3 next month

Free-to-play title Ace Combat Infinity will launch next month on PlayStation 3, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:55AM in News