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Gamesys acquires Virgin Games to bolster real-money and social gambling games portfolio

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According to trade publication eGR Magazine (paywalled), game development company Gamesys has acquired Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Games for an undisclosed sum. In addition, eGR (exclusively) reports that Gamesys has signed a ‘long-term deal’ to develop real money and social gambling properties, globally, under the Virgin brand. Originally started in...
Gamesys acquires Virgin Games to bolster real-money and social gambling games portfolio

Tandem: Mobile Accelerator Unveils Inaugural Batch, Gives Sneak Peek At Round Two

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Tandem Entrepreneurs, for those unfamiliar, is a Silicon Valley-based accelerator and capital fund that focuses exclusively on early-stage mobile businesses. Like other accelerators, Tandem works hand-in-hand with its founders on everything from strategy and product design to user acquisition and employee recruiting. However, unlike others, it seeds each startup with...
Tandem: Mobile Accelerator Unveils Inaugural Batch, Gives Sneak Peek At Round Two

Augmented reality tank can blast holes in real surfaces

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Wow, even the shadow is right. An augmented-reality military tank that we can control from our iPhones to blast holes in real-world walls? Don't mind if we do. This demo shown at the Agumented Reality Event 2012 (created by Ogmento, a game development company) lets users blow through surfaces...
Augmented reality tank can blast holes in real surfaces
Tomonobu Itagaki pleads for game designers to create games that change people’s lives

Sims Dev to Make TV Shows

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Game developer Will Wright, best known as the man behind SimCity (and other Sim games) and Spore, has signed a deal with the Science Channel to create programming for the cable station. These are not games, they're TV shows, though they'll have interactive online components. I've always divided people into...
Sims Dev to Make TV Shows

Utah gaming development studio head sent to jail

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Ex-chief and head of defunct game development company Sensory Sweep Studios has been incarcerated for the criminal charge of failure to pay employees. David M. Rushton, head of the firm, owes $1.2 million in a criminal case in Utah for non-payment of wages to what at one point was over...
Utah gaming development studio head sent to jail

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts Just 154 Days After Acquiring It

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Pour one out for the Gold Guy tonight, my fellow gamers. A sage pillar of the industry has fallen. Just 154 days after acquiring LucasArts as part of their larger, $4B acquisition of Lucasfilm, Disney has dissolved the classic video game development company. Beginning today, Disney will continue to license...
Disney Shuts Down LucasArts Just 154 Days After Acquiring It
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