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Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity has hired former Microsoft executive Elizabeth Brown as its chief people officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 6:00AM in News
Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam topped 9.5m concurrent users over the past weekend, setting yet another new record for Valve's service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 5:55AM in News
Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania dev's new Kickstarter doubles $500,000 goal on first day

Castlevania developer Koji Igarashi went to Kickstarter less than 24 hours ago looking for $500,000 to fund his new title, the campaign currently has over $1m pledged with no sign ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has amassed more than 1m pre-orders ahead of its launch later this month, developer CD Projekt Red has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:30AM in News

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Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Grand Theft Auto V has again finished on top of Steam's weekly top selling products, while The Witcher franchise made a big splash as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:05AM in News
Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Mobile MOBA Vainglory strikes deal with Electronic Sports League

Developer Super Evil Megacorp has partnered with ESL on a new eSports deal for its mobile MOBA Vainglory.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2015 at 3:00AM in News
Capcom produces its lowest annual revenue total in ten years

Capcom produces its lowest annual revenue total in ten years

Capcom has reported its full year financial results for its fiscal 2014, which show a YOY decline of 37 per cent for the publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 11th 2015 at 2:58AM in News
Sony renews PlayStation Network's Powers television series

Sony renews PlayStation Network's Powers television series

Sony has announced it will produce a second season of the PlayStation Network original TV series Powers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:02AM in News

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Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has turned into a black eye for all those involved with the FPS series, according to Halo franchise director Frank O'Connor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:00AM in News
Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
eSports now a $612m business thanks to emerging western markets - Superdata

eSports now a $612m business thanks to emerging western markets - Superdata

New data from Superdata shows that the eSports market currently boasts an audience of 134m, with the business generating $612m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:58PM in News
TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

Xbox One users will be able to DVR television shows later this year, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:46PM in News

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Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie has applied for a trademark relating to something called “The Taken King,” according to a US Patent and Trademark Office filing unearthed today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:27PM in News
Hearthstone hits 30m players

Hearthstone hits 30m players

Free-to-play collectible card game Hearthstone has registered 30m players, Blizzard has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2015 at 11:04PM in News
Goat Simulator borrows a page from DayZ this week with GoatZ DLC

Goat Simulator borrows a page from DayZ this week with GoatZ DLC

Goat Simulator is primed to receive a zombie survival game mode with the release of the DayZ-inspired GoatZ DLC later this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 26 - May 2

Steam top ten sellers: April 26 - May 2

We've entered a new month, and Grand Theft Auto V still won't loosen its grip of the number one spot on Steam's top ten selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2015 at 10:22PM in News

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Standalone release for The Last of Us 'Left Behind' DLC hits next week

Standalone release for The Last of Us 'Left Behind' DLC hits next week

The Last of Us DLC release Left Behind will get a standalone digital release on PS3 and PS4, Naughty Dog has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Chip's Challenge and unreleased sequel land on Steam this month

Chip's Challenge and unreleased sequel land on Steam this month

Chuck Sommerville’s 1989 release Chip’s Challenge is heading to Steam later this month, along with its unreleased sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:13AM in News
Twitter suspends Internet Archive's game embedding

Twitter suspends Internet Archive's game embedding

Twitter has suspended tweets containing embedded playable games from the Internet Archive’s MS-DOS collection.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:08AM in News
Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games' Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:56AM in News
Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Britney Spears signs with Glu for new mobile game

Mobile games publisher Glu has signed on new celebrity partner Britney Spears to a five-year deal.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Watch Dogs 2 in development - report

Watch Dogs 2 in development - report

Development for Watch Dogs 2 is already underway at Ubisoft, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Unity developers will soon have the ability to build games for the HoloLens headset, Microsoft revealed earlier today at its Build developer conference.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 5:38AM in News
Microsoft opens door for devs to port iOS and Android apps to Windows

Microsoft opens door for devs to port iOS and Android apps to Windows

Microsoft has extended an open invitation to mobile developers to port iOS and Android apps to Windows and sell them via the Windows Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 5:00AM in News
Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM in News