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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

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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

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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
Newell teases Linux-based Steam Box announcement coming next week

Newell teases Linux-based Steam Box announcement coming next week

Valve plans to peel the curtain back on its first entry into the hardware market sometime next week, company head Gabe Newell has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:18AM in News
Critically acclaimed indie Gone Home hits 50,000 units sold

Critically acclaimed indie Gone Home hits 50,000 units sold

Indie studio The Fullbright Company has announced its debut effort Gone Home has sold 50,000 copies prior to the conclusion of its launch month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 8-14

Total War: Rome II maintains its lead ahead of Payday 2 and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, on Steam’s latest weekly top selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 9:10AM in News

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Hyperkin opens pre-orders for $99.99 RetroN 5

Hyperkin opens pre-orders for $99.99 RetroN 5

Hardware maker Hyperkin has opened up pre-orders for its RetroN 5, a console that supports cartridges from nine different classic consoles and handhelds.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
Valve introduces Xbox One-like family sharing feature to Steam

Valve introduces Xbox One-like family sharing feature to Steam

Valve has announced a new Steam Family Sharing program for its digital distribution platform, allowing multiple Steam accounts access a library of games on an authorized computer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 8:42AM in News
Final Fantasy Agito announced for iOS and Android

Final Fantasy Agito announced for iOS and Android

Square Enix has unveiled Final Fantasy Agito, a mobile-bound RPG with multiplayer and free to play elements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 6:58AM in News
Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Mike Capps, former president of Epic Games, has joined Remedy Entertainment’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 6:10AM in News

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Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

The third and final installment in the Infinity Blade series will land next week, launching alongside the iPhone 5S.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:05PM in News
iOS 7 hits next week ahead of iPhone 5S and 5C launch

iOS 7 hits next week ahead of iPhone 5S and 5C launch

iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will arrive next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:35PM in News
Apple officially unveils iPhone 5S and 5C

Apple officially unveils iPhone 5S and 5C

Apple has confirmed rumours surrounding its new iPhone 5 models, revealing both the cost-efficient iPhone 5C and more powerful iPhone 5S.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:15PM in News
Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter opens up for Canadian-based projects

Kickstarter has welcomed in a new region to its ranks, allowing developers in Canada to create and run campaigns on the crowdfunding site.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:11AM in News
Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Former EA and Zynga executive John Schappert has opened new game development studio, Shiver Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:00AM in News
Report: G4 to remain G4

Report: G4 to remain G4

NBC will reportedly keep G4 up and running as a television network, despite leaving it for dead earlier this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:53AM in News
EA names Matthew Bromberg group general manager of BioWare label

EA names Matthew Bromberg group general manager of BioWare label

Electronic Arts has appointed BioWare Austin’s Matthew Bromberg as group general manager of its BioWare label.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Microsoft awarded $15m in Motorola patent case

Microsoft awarded $15m in Motorola patent case

A jury has awarded Microsoft $15m in damages following a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Motorola.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2013 at 7:59AM in News
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales exceed 1m, Ubisoft mulling boxed version

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales exceed 1m, Ubisoft mulling boxed version

Ubisoft’s digital Far Cry 3 spinoff Blood Dragon has surpassed 1m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2013 at 7:44AM in News