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The Co-Founders Of Game Developer Arkadium Learned That You're Not Truly Successful Until Somebody Sues You

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Jessica Rovello and Kenny Rosenblatt were out on a date when they started talking about the arcades of their childhood. Then, the classic gamer argument broke out: who's better? It was 2001—long before social games exploded on to Facebook. When they went home, they couldn't find a place online...
The Co-Founders Of Game Developer Arkadium Learned That You're Not Truly Successful Until Somebody Sues You

Is Apple Not Cool Enough In China To Copy Anymore?

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Apple may be the second most popular luxury brand among male Chinese millionaires, but there is growing evidence that mainstream Chinese are losing their taste for iPhone knock-offs. (Apple's sales of its real products have been booming in China, however.) Since there is no official record of sales of knock-off or grey market...
Is Apple Not Cool Enough In China To Copy Anymore?

CocoaChina's Fishing Joy franchise surfs its way to $6m in monthly revenue, 10m daily active users

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CocoaChina/Chukong Technologies, one of China’s top mobile game developers, continues to prove that there’s plenty of money to be made on Android titles in the country after announcing that its Fishing Joy franchise is now bringing in $6.28 million in monthly revenue from its more than 10 million daily active...
CocoaChina's Fishing Joy franchise surfs its way to $6m in monthly revenue, 10m daily active users

The web needs more women builders | Maggie Philbin

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Older women are more avid players of online games than young men. Now we need to take part in creating the sites we useDigital Flash NYC, a marketing agency, recently published a handy infographic reinforcing what we already know: women are more active users of social networking sites than men,...
The web needs more women builders | Maggie Philbin
How iOS emulation is reviving an arcane, arcade-inspired retro console

Doodle Jump creator Lima Sky hops onto merchandising bandwagon

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Doodle Jump developer Lima Sky announced today it has signed deals to create a line of Doodle Jump branded electronic toys, stuffed animals and arcade games. The New York-based developer is working with Innovation First International to develop a line of collective, robotic toys and soft toy manufacturer Gund to...
Doodle Jump creator Lima Sky hops onto merchandising bandwagon

Thoughts on Media Reforestation and Algorithmic Journalism

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Over a year ago, I published an essay on Media Reforestation. In a nutshell, it's my belief that all tangible forms of media will be in sharp decline or extinct in just a few years. I followed that up this week with some more thoughts for the folks at...
Thoughts on Media Reforestation and Algorithmic Journalism

Connecticut State Senator Seeks To Ban Minors From Playing Arcade Games Utilizing Fake Guns

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It seems like a hardly a day goes by without someone, somewhere proposing some sort of legislation to regulate video games. The latest (but certainly not the last) legislation comes to us courtesy of Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp. Entitled "An Act Concerning Minors and Violent Point-and-Shoot Video Games," Harp's...
Connecticut State Senator Seeks To Ban Minors From Playing Arcade Games Utilizing Fake Guns

Electricity zaps gamers' muscles for force feedback

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A research project on show at the Computer Human Interaction conference in Paris uses a small electrical current to give the sensation of force feedback while gaming.The system, developed by researchers at Germany's Hasso Plattner Institute, involves sticking electrodes on gamers' forearms and then delivering a small pulse of...
Electricity zaps gamers' muscles for force feedback
Sega's next Yakuza to feature playable 'Taiko Drum Master'
Martin Amis's guide to video games unearthed and revisited

Crowdfunding Confidential: How IndieGoGo helped fund a video game documentary

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The following is an excerpt from Scott Steinberg’s new book, The Crowdfunding Bible. The book is free to download at www.CrowdFundingGuides.com, or in e-book form on Apple, Nook and Sony Reader devices. Check out the previous excerpt: Building a fan base for comic art. Brad Crawford, Writer/Director Following in...
Crowdfunding Confidential: How IndieGoGo helped fund a video game documentary

New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Ban Games With Mature Content From Public Places

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Following on the heels of Connecticut state senator Toni Harp's bill to ban arcade games utilizing fake guns, comes this bit of amazingly bad (and of course, broadly written) proposed legislation seeking to "ban Mature-rated games in public places." Ostensibly, the proposed bill is aimed at arcades, whether standalone...
New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes Legislation To Ban Games With Mature Content From Public Places
Selling, coding, and playing the "world's largest videogame"
Includification: Bringing video games to players with disabilities
Al-Warkaa: the Iraqi home computer series that took on the MSX 'enemy'

Videogames Reach for the Cloud

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For decades, consumers have played videogames in arcades, on personal computers or specialized consoles hooked to televisions. Sony is placing a bet on a different approach--technology that streams games to Internet-connected devices....
Videogames Reach for the Cloud
The Weekender: Cypherpunks, arcades, and a fridge that does Twitter
Classic arcade game 'Star Castle' finally ported to Atari 2600 three decades later

Google debuts Chrome games Roll it and Racer to show off the browser's cross-platform syncing via WebSockets

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Google on Tuesday launched two new Chrome Experiments, both games, that let you play with other people using phones, tablets, and computers via the company’s browser. Both experiments stay synchronized using WebSockets, which allows data to be sent between multiple devices and servers at any time, and are Google’s way...
Google debuts Chrome games Roll it and Racer to show off the browser's cross-platform syncing via WebSockets
What ever happened to the American arcade?
Ars Technicast, Episode 5 - Retro gaming

Videogames Reach for the Cloud

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For decades, consumers have played videogames in arcades, on personal computers or specialized consoles hooked to televisions. Sony Corp. is placing a bet on a different approach — technology that streams games to Internet-connected devices. Last week, the Japanese electronics maker announced a $380 million deal to acquire Gaikai Inc.,...
Videogames Reach for the Cloud

Tekken 3D Prime Edition – review

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3DS; £44.99; cet 16+; NamcoHaving conquered the arcades and consoles – no doubt with a little half-hearted trashtalk in the process – Tekken makes its debut on Nintendo's 3DS.Given the reputation of the title, it won't come as a surprise to hear that, for the most part, it's a seamless...
Tekken 3D Prime Edition – review
New Android App Lets You Flashback To The Arcades Of Yesteryear
Watch This: PBS 'Off Book' explores the world of competitive video games
Sega's 'Time Traveler' might have changed arcade games, if it wasn't for Street Fighter II
Insert coin: a look back at our favorite classic arcade games
MoMinis raises $4.5M to expand its mega portal on Android
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