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Chinese Gaming Publisher Yodo1 Raises $5M In Round Led By Singapore's SingTel Innov8

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Yodo1, a Beijing-based company that works intensively with Western game developers to bring their titles to the Chinese market, raised $5 million from SingTel Innov8, the corporate venture arm of a mobile carrier. An earlier investor, Chinese online game maker Chang You, also participated in the round. Yodo1 has a...
Chinese Gaming Publisher Yodo1 Raises $5M In Round Led By Singapore's SingTel Innov8

After Raising $2.1M, TiKL Opens Their Mobile Chat/Voice Calling API To Developers

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For a company that has somehow stayed mostly off the tech press’ radar, TiKL has had a pretty friggin’ good year. With $0 spent on marketing, their two mobile apps, TiKL Touch To Talk and Talkray, have nabbed a total of 28M downloads. After taking part in Y-Combinator’s Winter 2012...
After Raising $2.1M, TiKL Opens Their Mobile Chat/Voice Calling API To Developers

Firefox Nightly Now Includes OdinMonkey, Brings JavaScript Performance Closer To Running At Native Speeds

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Browsers today are able to execute JavaScript code significantly faster than just a few years ago, but even as our web apps now look more like desktop apps, JavaScript performance is still a far cry from what you can expect from a native program written in something like C or...
Firefox Nightly Now Includes OdinMonkey, Brings JavaScript Performance Closer To Running At Native Speeds

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft: three very different takes on portable gaming at GDC 2012

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Tim Cook says the darnedest things. Why, just last week Apple's head honcho suggested that iPad users are ditching their home consoles in favor of Cupertino's favorite slate. Bold words, ones that can't be sitting well with the gaming industry's big three. Steady thy rifle, hardcore gamer, Cook has...
Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft: three very different takes on portable gaming at GDC 2012

Game Designers: Failing Until They Make It

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Nobody in the tech industry is perfect, but the Game Developer Conference seems to be the only place anyone can stand to admit it....
Game Designers: Failing Until They Make It

Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony

www.geekwire.com
It looks like Microsoft’s turn to impress the gaming world may come in April. That’s according to a report from computerandvideogames.com, who spoke with an unnamed Sony official that said Wednesday’s PS4 unveiling ”caught Microsoft off-guard,” and that “we definitely ruffled some feathers.” Sources said that Microsoft is planning on hosting...
Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony

Multiplayer, Single Problem

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[Multiplayer] is the single biggest driver in the decline in game sales. It was a great idea when it started, but once you get it, you can’t take it away. –Michael Pachter, an analyst for the gaming industry, at a game developer conference in England, talking about the negative effect...
Multiplayer, Single Problem

Video: Palm Pre Running Flash At GDC 2010

www.precentral.net
Here's something to tide you over until we can get our hands on the video of Palm's presentation at last week's Game Developer Conference.  Youtube user Monarchy found himself in the Palm booth and fired up the browser on the Palm Pre Plus to see how flashed worked.  Naturally, the...
Video: Palm Pre Running Flash At GDC 2010

Epic worried Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony will let Apple win

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Epic Games is concerned that Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony might let Apple take over in gaming by being too conservative with their hardware, the developer's VP Mark Rein said in a discussion this week at the Game Developer Conference. The Bulletstorm and Gears of War creator told CVG his company...
Epic worried Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony will let Apple win

Platform update: ads, passwords, access tokens, more

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As Facebook continues to review and approve new Open Graph actions, the social network announced a number of changes affecting developers working on the platform. Action specs – The Ads API now allows developers to create Featured Stories (previously called “Sponsored Stories”) using action specs rather than by ad creative...
Platform update: ads, passwords, access tokens, more
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