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Unrest arrives on Steam on 26th June

Indian indie developer Pyrodactyl will release its adventure RPG, Unrest, via Steam on 26th June. Unrest is the product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and aside from Steam, the game is also currently available for preorder via the developer’s website. The DRM-free version is priced $15, while the Special Edition, …

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Microsoft announces Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft today announced that it will sell the Xbox One without Kinect. The Kinect-less Xbox One has long been requested by fans, and will now arrive in countries where the console is already being sold starting 9th June. It will be priced the same as the PS4 i.e. $399. Microsoft …

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Lucid Labs’ mobile puzzle-platformer ROTO out now

The first game from indie studio Lucid Labs, ROTO, is out now for Android. ROTO is a simple yet challenging puzzle-platform with a minimalist art style, comprising mostly of white and greys, and one-touch gameplay. Gameplay involves navigating a small ball from one point of the level to another by …

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UPDATE: Layoffs hit games division at Disney India

Update: Disney India has issued the following statement in response to our report on the layoffs in its games division: We are undertaking a restructuring in the Digital business, aligned with our global long-term digital strategy that is focused on sustainable profitability and innovation. The intent is to concentrate all …

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99Games to develop game for Disney’s Million Dollar Arm

After the success of Dhoom 3: The Game, 99Games is set to launch its first game based on a Hollywood IP – Disney’s upcoming film, Million Dollar Arm. The film stars Jon Hamm (Mad Men) in the role of sports agent JB Bernstein as he discovers India’s first pro baseball …

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Rolocule’s Rolomotion wins Silver Edison Award

Rolocule Games has won the silver prize at the 27th Edison Awards for its Rolomotion motion gaming technology. The Edison Award recognises the most innovative products, services and business leaders, with nominations based on the concept, value, delivery and impact of each innovation. Rolomotion was nominated in the entertainment category …

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Microsoft drops Xbox 360 250 GB price in India

Microsoft India has announced a price drop for the 250 GB model of the Xbox 360. The 250 GB model will now retail for Rs 21,990 (previously Rs 24,990), while the 250 GB Kinect bundle will now carry an MRP of Rs Rs 31,990 (previously 34,890). Prices of the 4 …

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PlayStation partners with BMW for BMW Experience Tour 2014

After Mercedes and Nissan, Sony PlayStation has brought another of its global brand partnerships to Indian audiences. Sony India has partnered with German automaker BMW for the BMW Experience Tour 2014, a 13-city country-wide tour that will offer customers an opportunity to test drive various BMW machines and interact with …

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Square Enix issues statement on closure of India operations

Square Enix has issued a statement in response to our report on the closure of its mobile game publishing operations in India. As we reported earlier, Square Enix ceased its India operations this month, laying off all six employees at its Mumbai office in the process. That included Square Enix …

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