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Unity signs up for Interface

Game engine giant Unity is backing next month’s Interface, signing up as a partner for the event. The company joins Localize Direct, Audio Kinetic, Sold Out and Green Man Gaming who are all lining up to support the indie developers attending Interface, which takes place on Thursday November 12that St …

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Play.com to shut down retail business

The closure of the Jersey tax loophole last year has been blamed for the end of Play.com as we know it. The retailer has confirmed that it will from March 2013 become a marketplace-only service, allowing customers to sell goods via their site with Play taking a slice, much like …

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Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Microsoft has removed the dedicated Facebook and Twitter apps from the Xbox 360 marketplace. The apps are no longer available to download for all users who have updated to the latest Xbox 360 dashboard update, which has already begun rolling out to users. The Verge reports that multiple sources familiar …

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Windows 8 Marketplace will not sell 18-rated games

Microsoft’s own guidelines for the Windows 8 Marketplace will prevent the sale of 18 rated games, it has been confirmed. Kotaku has had confirmation directly from Microsoft that new rules regarding the sale of apps WILL apply to all games sold through the portal. Specifically, the guidelines read: Apps with …

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Android Market rebranded as Google Play

A new consolidated media hub called Google Play has replaced the search engine giant’s Android Marketplace service. From today, Android smartphones will connect to the Google Play store when their users choose to go shopping. Google Play also combines several other entertainment services into its online network, such as books, …

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