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EA apologies for ‘unacceptable’ and ‘stupid’ Frostbite Wii U jibes

Peter Moore has publicly apologised for April Fools tweets sent out by the official DICE Frostbite account that mocked the Wii U. MCV yesterday reported that Frostbite joked that it had added support for Wii U since it is the most powerful Gen4 platform”. The tweets have since been removed …

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DICE Frostbite April Fool taunts Wii U

Developer DICE has in an almost cruel April Fool taunted Wii U owners with a mock announcement of support for the console. The engine behind titles such as Battlefield 4, Need for Speed: Rivals and Dragon Age: Inquisition has famously been ported to almost all platforms except Wii U. Its …

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Cave shutting down Western social media presence

The future looks bleak for cult Japanese studio Cave. The company has announced that it is closing its English language Twitter account and is directing users to instead refer to the official – Japanese only – Cavegames account. It all boils down to what is a disappointing failure for the …

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What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

Last night’s London Games Conference was another jam-packed event filled with incredible insight on how to discover, sell and even make games. We had the social giants Twitter, Twitch, Facebook and Google on stage, plus some incredible insight and lessons from the likes of Michael Pachter, CCP’s David Reid and …

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LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

Twitter UK MD Bruce Daisley says the social media platform is the most effective way to drive games sales. Addressing those in attendance at this year’s LGC Conference, the MD detailed how positive interaction on Twitter proved more effective at driving game sales than increased marketing budgets. Drawing on research …

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SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

Abusive behaviour on Twitter could see the perpetrator banned from playing Sony Online Entertainment’s online titles. That’s the message from SOE’s director of global community relations Linda Carlson, who told Games Industry that ensuring their games offer a friendly and welcoming environment is one of the company’s top priorities. "Not …

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