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For Honor’s closed beta arrives on January 26th

Ubisoft has revealed more details about For Honor’s upcoming closed beta. The beta will take place between January 26th and January 29th across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and players on all platforms will be able to experience the game’s 4v4 multiplayer action for the first time. Players will …

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Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney’s Interactive games publishing arm has been folded into its consumer products division in an apparent effort to double-down on toys-to-life. The merging of the consumer product and interactive areas comes as Disney moves to release its upcoming wearable Playmation toys, as well as ahead of the launch of Disney …

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Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines’ success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb. The title outsold Grand Theft Auto, FIFA and Dying Light in its first week, and went on to become the publisher’s fastest-selling game to date. Hot on the heels of that game’s success, COO …

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Microsoft: Digital is an ‘unstoppable force’; Drops Premier League Xbox One TV hint

Phil Harrison has said that a digital-only future for the games industry is an inevitability. The general trend of the world is to be more digital and less physical,” Microsoft’s EMEA corporate VP Phil Harrison told Eurogamer. That is in our opinion an unstoppable force. Depending on where you live …

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$100m Disney Infinity "under tremendous pressure" to succeed – report

The success or otherwise of Disney Infinity could decide the ultimate fate of Disney’s video games ambitions. That’s according to The Wall Street Journal, which claims that the company has invested well over $100m” in the game’s development and deployment, citing people close to the company”. Said source is quoted: …

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RedOctane founders form ‘interactive fitness company’ Blue Goji

RedOctane founders and Guitar Hero veterans Charles and Kai Huang have launched a new firm to focus on peripheral-based exercise games for mobile devices. The new ‘interactive fitness’ company – dubbed Blue Goji – hopes to make cardiovascular exercise a social experience, with games on smartphones and tablets that connect …

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Warner Bros opens new San Francisco studio

A brand new development studio is being opened in San Francisco by Warner Bros. The studio will be tasked with making high-quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and browser-based games” and will be led by Warner Bros Entertainment’s senior VP of digital games Greg Ballard. It will also oversee publishing of all …

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Disney’s games division drags down financials

The Interactive business was notable in Disney’s recent financials for being the company’s only unit to fail to post a profit. GameSpot reports that Disney Interactive, home to amongst other things its video games operations, was the only one to post a loss for both Disney’s most recent quarter and …

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