Amazon has reportedly shown senior game publisher executives a version of its Android-based game console, which could launch later this year.
Google Glass for gaming? Yup, Google’s wearable computer may be used for fun and games based on this example app which brings real-time in-game GPS to your eye.
With more than 45 million unique visitors per month, video game streaming website Twitch.tv has netted $20 million in a new investment round.
For years, people thought @horse_ebooks was a nonsensical spambot, but its true human intent actually reveals a much bigger story underneath.
Last summer, one woman’s Kickstarter project made her the target of a hate campaign — but the cybermob didn’t keep her from creating an original web series on female characters in gaming, which launched this week.
Electronics Arts is about to release one of its most anticipated games – the new SimCity. As a self confessed SimCity addict, I think I am about to retreat into a city of my own.
Gaming consoles are still big business, especially when you consider that they also double as cord-cutting devices. But Sony’s Playstation 4 announcement was short on details and just plain long on everything else.
Early attempts at cloud-based video gaming were a flop. Roy Bahat, of OUYA, says it’s still a worthy pursuit, but should be based on a new generation of games built specifically to take advantage of the cloud’s supercomputing strengths.
Live TV about gaming has all but disappeared since I was an Amiga and Nintendo kid. But now Call Of Duty’s live-streaming connection out of YouTube could point the way back to the future.
Goko, a new HTML5 game platform, is giving developers a way to create, distribute and monetize their games across multiple platforms. The company is showcasing the platform with two new titles: Dominion and Catan World.
In the video game industry, power and money is moving away from high street retailers. But how will development studios adapt to an ecosystem of new platform power brokers?
Ouya, a $99 Android-based video game console, has picked up more than $5 million in the biggest Kickstarter campaign to date. It’s also received plenty of doubts from skeptics as well. In an interview, Julie Uhrman, the CEO and founder, said Ouya is the real deal.
Playfire, a website through which gamers connect and share their playing prowess, is merging with a specialist game download retailer, in a small deal that may be a further sign of the social/commerce nexus.
News Corp’s video gaming news and reviews site IGN is launching in to China, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Hong Kong, as part of its ambition to be a global games media brand.
The independent film’s lifecycle has undergone a lot of upheaval in the last 20 years, but digital distribution’s truly disrupting things. Less than six months after debuting at Sundance, Indie Game: The Movie will be available for sale via iTunes, VHX and gaming platform Steam.
Super Stickman Golf is a sports game that plays more like a platformer. Scoring is the same as in golf, but each golf course is designed more like a level from a Mario game than something you’d see on the PGA tour.
Throwing paper into trash cans is always fun, but doing it virtually on your iPad or iPhone in a whimsical, visually pleasing environment where you can’t get caught by the boss and don’t need a steady supply of real paper is even better.
Video gamers and Star Wars fans are a match made in heaven, but can they justify the development of what may be the most expensive video game in history? According to new data from Electronic Arts, “Star Wars, The Old Republic” will be a blockbuster.
Raptr, a social network for gamers, is showing some interesting ways in which it’s using what it knows about its members to create tailored experiences that cut through a lot of noise. And it’s showing how social networking can evolve to be even more personal.
Happy Cloud, a Cambridge, Mass. startup believes the key to accelerating online gaming of top titles is intelligent progressive downloads that leverage the cloud to make games playable within a few minutes. The goal is to make video game downloads as on-demand as videos on Netflix.
Game maker Valve kicked off a promotion today that allows fans to force the early release of Portal 2 if they buy a bundle of 13 independent games through its online store. It’s an innovative idea, though the execution makes the effort feel a little crass.
Rooster Teeth Studios already has one of the most successful shows on Blip.tv with the machinima series Red vs. Blue. But while they’re not afraid of the live-action world, they’ll still find a way to make their newest original series about video games.
You don’t necessarily need to be familiar with the subject matter of a spoof, if the execution of said spoof is good enough. Which is to say that even if you’re not a raging video game nerd,Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’ is a delight.
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