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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 22-28

State of Decay made its mark in a big way on the Steam charts last week, taking over the top spot from Total War: Rome II.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2013 at 11:38PM in News
Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Victor Kislyi of strategy developer Wargaming.net has spoken out on the game industry’s need for expansion, stating that the $75bn brought in annually isn’t nearly where it could be.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
Stardock opens mobile division

Stardock opens mobile division

PC games and software developer Stardock has announced the launch of Stardock Mobile, a new division focusing on creating strategy titles for smartphones and tablets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

Lifetime sales for Nintendo’s 3DS handheld have overtaken the company’s Wii console in Japan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:00AM in News

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Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple has swiftly denied a statement from Electronic Arts’ executive Frank Gibeau that the iOS device-maker paid EA to delay the Android release of Plants vs Zombies 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
EA executives shake up management roles

EA executives shake up management roles

A week after Andrew Wilson’s promotion to EA CEO, the company has made some management role tweaks to fill in the gaps.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
Halo, Destiny co-creator Joseph Staten leaves Bungie

Halo, Destiny co-creator Joseph Staten leaves Bungie

Joseph Staten – co-creator and design director of the Halo and Destiny franchises – is leaving Bungie after 15 years at the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Microsoft: Don't expect indies on Xbox One until early 2014

Microsoft: Don't expect indies on Xbox One until early 2014

Microsoft doesn't expect to see much of an indie game presence on Xbox One until sometime early next year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:15AM in News

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Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Playstation game streaming service Gaikai may eventually alllow users access to content on devices outside of Sony's gaming hardware, such as smartphones, tablets, computers and televisions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:05AM in News
Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 2 tablet as a "full-power PC"

Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 2 tablet as a "full-power PC"

Microsoft has officially announced the latest in its Windows tablet line, unveiling the Surface Pro 2 ahead of its launch next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 11:45PM in News
Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Western interest in the recently-revealed Playstation Vita TV has exceeded Sony’s expectations, according to senior vice president Masayasu Ito.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 7:02AM in News
RetroN 5 console delayed to December

RetroN 5 console delayed to December

Hyperkin has set an official release for its near-all-in-one old school RetroN 5 console, and it’s not in line with Amazon’s listing from last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:55AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Rome II and Payday 2 duplicated their previous performance on this week’s Steam sales charts, while more than one horror title appears to be on its way out of the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:30AM in News
The Walking Dead, Mark of the Ninja vets form new indie studio

The Walking Dead, Mark of the Ninja vets form new indie studio

A group of industry veterans from Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Klei Entertainment’s Mark of the Ninja teams have founded new indie development studio, Campo Santo.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

Nearly half of all Xbox Live subscribers average an hour a day or more watching video content, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony has revealed its Gaikai-powered cloud-streaming service will launch in 2014, offering an initial selection of PS3 games for play on PS4, Vita, and Vita TV.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 5:45AM in News

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MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

Major League Gaming has announced the appointment of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to the organization’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 has sold a ton of copies out of the gate and, according to the latest charts in Japan, 3DS sales are benefiting because of it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:35AM in News
Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony has projected 5m sales for Playstation 4 by the end of its current fiscal year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
Nvidia names former Microsoft exec as new CFO

Nvidia names former Microsoft exec as new CFO

Nvidia has announced the appointment of Collette Kress as the company’s new executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 5:50AM in News
Report: Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index

Report: Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index

Sega Sammy Holdings will reportedly acquire publisher Atlus’ parent company Index later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard has u-turned on its declaration to keep the real-money and gold auction houses as a fixture in Diablo III, announcing that both will be removed in March 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 4:55AM in News
Gamefly launches digital store

Gamefly launches digital store

Rental subscription service Gamefly has opened up its new online distribution store, Gamefly Digital.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:47AM in News
UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

Capcom has shipped 2m Monster Hunter 4 units out to retailers just days after its arrival on Japanese shelves.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:38AM in News
Report: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 and PC versions unearthed from 360 code

Report: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 and PC versions unearthed from 360 code

Mention of both the PC and PS4 versions of Grand Theft Auto V have supposedly been dug up in the game’s Xbox 360 source code.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:29AM in News