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300 Blockbuster US stores to close as chain ceases all domestic operations

300 Blockbuster US stores to close as chain ceases all domestic operations

Blockbuster has announced it will effectively shut down in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2013 at 6:20AM in News
Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Controversial (if not infamous) manufacturing company Foxconn will try its hand at developing mobile games, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 9:25PM in News
Ouya games library surpasses 500 titles

Ouya games library surpasses 500 titles

The Ouya catalogue has officially surpassed 500 game releases, company CEO Julie Uhrman has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 9:01PM in News
ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

Xbox One developers registered with Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program are entitled to the Unity Xbox One deployment add-on at no cost, Unity CEO David Helgason has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 8:35PM in News

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Sega reports profit increase fueled by Total War: Rome II sales

Sega reports profit increase fueled by Total War: Rome II sales

Sega has revealed its latest six-month earnings report, showing a profit for the period thanks to the performance of Total War: Rome II.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 7:43PM in News
Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Valve has revealed the prototype design of its upcoming Steam Machine hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 7:25PM in News
Wii Mini US launch confirmed

Wii Mini US launch confirmed

Nintendo's $99 Wii Mini console will launch at US retail later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 3:49PM in News
Bungie wants a million gamers "crashing against" Destiny beta

Bungie wants a million gamers "crashing against" Destiny beta

Destiny developer Bungie is hoping to get a ton of testers in on the game's beta in hopes to avoid many of the issues the launch of Grand Theft Auto ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 6:09AM in News

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Google Play boasts more downloads, half the revenue of App Store

Google Play boasts more downloads, half the revenue of App Store

The Google Play store saw 25 per cent more downloads this past quarter than Apple's App Store, but was still behind in revenue by 50 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 5:46AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 27 - November 2

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 27 - November 2

Football Manager 2014 has come out on top of the past week's top ten sellers on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
Nintendo suspends 3DS messaging service over photo sharing abuse

Nintendo suspends 3DS messaging service over photo sharing abuse

Nintendo has suspended its Swapnote service (aka Nintendo Letter Box) for the 3DS after discovering some consumers have been using the messaging app to exchange “offensive” photographic material.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2013 at 7:55AM in News
Animal Crossing: New Leaf surpasses 6m copies sold

Animal Crossing: New Leaf surpasses 6m copies sold

Nintendo has released new lifetime numbers for a batch of its best-selling first-party 3DS titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2013 at 7:16AM in News

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South Park: The Stick of Truth delayed once more

South Park: The Stick of Truth delayed once more

Obsidian's upcoming South Park RPG The Stick of Truth will no longer arrive before the end of the year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2013 at 6:54AM in News
Ouya 2.0 launching next year with updated controller

Ouya 2.0 launching next year with updated controller

Android-powered microconsole Ouya's second iteration will arrive sometime in 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:49PM in News
Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift CEO Brendan Iribe has announced a dedicated mobile version of the VR headset will release exclusively for Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:21PM in News
The Walking Dead Season 2 launches this year

The Walking Dead Season 2 launches this year

Telltale Games has released a trailer for the highly anticipated second season of The Walking Dead, revealing that the first episode is expected to launch before the end of the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 7:56AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V nears 29m units shipped

Grand Theft Auto V nears 29m units shipped

Grand Theft Auto V shipments are closing in on 29m copies, Take-Two has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 7:18AM in News
Take-Two reports rising quarterly revenue

Take-Two reports rising quarterly revenue

Take-Two interactive has released its financial results for Q2 2014, reporting a huge spike in net revenue thanks to Grand Theft Auto V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 6:28AM in News
Activision confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction as co-op mode

Activision confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction as co-op mode

Activision has officially revealed the new Extinction mode for Call of Duty: Ghosts, confirming that a co-op fight against aliens will be included when the game launches next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
EA ends partnership with Tiger Woods

EA ends partnership with Tiger Woods

PGA TOUR publisher EA has announced the annual golf game franchise will no longer bear the Tiger Woods name.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2013 at 5:09AM in News
Dark Souls II PS3 beta delayed due to server issues

Dark Souls II PS3 beta delayed due to server issues

This past weekend's PlayStation Network beta test for Dark Souls II in North and South America has been rescheduled, thanks mainly in part to participants running into server problems.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:53AM in News
Infinity Ward teases alien-focused Call of Duty: Ghosts mode Extinction

Infinity Ward teases alien-focused Call of Duty: Ghosts mode Extinction

Infinity Ward has teased what will apparently be a new mode featuring aliens in Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:37AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 20-26

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 20-26

Warner Bros. latest Dark Knight effort Batman: Arkham Origins finished ahead of indie gem The Stanley Parable to grab the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers list.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 12:20AM in News
Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft has posted its first quarter financial results, reporting record revenue numbers for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 25th 2013 at 6:02AM in News
Zynga reports small net loss, major revenue decline for Q3

Zynga reports small net loss, major revenue decline for Q3

Zynga has posted its latest quarterly earnings report, announcing a net loss of $68k on revenue of $203m – a 36 per cent decline from the same period last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2013 at 11:45PM in News