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Why Ubisoft is pouring a lot of resources into Wii U games (interview)
The coolest technologies we saw at E3 2012
Game companies are adapting to platform changes more quickly
Activision preps two more Skylanders mobile games for this year
Sega "not planning" more Sonic 4 after upcoming Episode 2
Google promises a unified social and mobile game platform

hi5 CTO: Zynga Is Mediocre. It Isn’t Social, It Just Discovered An Opening For Spam

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Today during a panel on disruptive game platforms, a panel of gaming execs took the stage to talk about the current situation in gaming. The standout speaker so far has been hi5 President and CTO Alex St. John, who has not pulled any punches in his criticisms of Facebook and...
hi5 CTO: Zynga Is Mediocre. It Isn’t Social, It Just Discovered An Opening For Spam

Tech pictures this week: iPods, YouTube ads and game platforms

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(1/7) WHICH IPODS WILL GET MAKEOVERS? It's that time of year when Apple (AAPL) updates its iPod line ahead of the big holiday sales season. Will there be another new iPhone design to take on RIM's (RIMM) BlackBerry?  NEXT>> (1/9) HOW YOUTUBE'S NEW ADS WORK. Google's (GOOG) YouTube unit rolled...
Tech pictures this week: iPods, YouTube ads and game platforms
PopCap bets on Facebook casino-game gold rush
Ahoy, transmedia! Warner Bros. sails into digital games (interview)
The road ahead in gaming: Welcome to the Crossover Era

Apple II classic Karateka hits App Store, Snapguide for iPad, IMDb, imo messenger for iPad, deals, more

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Just released: Karateka | $2.99: Jordan Mechner, creator of the popular Prince of Persia franchise, and developer of the original fighter classic “Karateka” for the Apple II, is today bringing an HD remake of the game to iOS. Available on the App Store now for $2.99 for iPhone and iPad,...
Apple II classic Karateka hits App Store, Snapguide for iPad, IMDb, imo messenger for iPad, deals, more

Could Cloud Gaming Kill The Next-Generation Video Game Console?

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The current game consoles are getting a bit long in the tooth, but signs point to late 2013 as the earliest that a replacement for either the PlayStation or Xbox consoles to come online. But then interesting something happened this past week, which could change the way that console makers...
Could Cloud Gaming Kill The Next-Generation Video Game Console?

Yahoo and Japan's DeNA expand PC social gaming alliance to mobile devices

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Yahoo and Japan’s mobile social gaming network DeNA have expanded their business alliance to more deeply integrate their PC social gaming offerings with each other. Under the deal, Yahoo Japan and DeNA will expand their collaboration on PCs to smartphones and tablets. Such smart devices are spreading rapidly in...
Yahoo and Japan's DeNA expand PC social gaming alliance to mobile devices

Learn how top grossing apps are using social to improve their apps performance

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This sponsored post is produced by W3i.  Most of the top grossing apps design social features into their apps as part of their core strategy.  Why?  In his key note at GamesBeat Zynga’s Chief Executive Mark Pincus stated that users’ retention rates doubled compared to the average game’s retention rates...
Learn how top grossing apps are using social to improve their apps performance
Indie game developers band together to promote price control
Is Google working on a unified gaming platform?

Guest Post: Learning from the past: Patterns in the recent history of game platforms part 2

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Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes to us from Jan Beckers, co-founder and CEO of HitFox, an incubator focused on investing in and acquiring game distribution and user acquisition startups. This article is the second in a five-part series of articles analyzing game platforms and the patterns that historically repeat itself....
Guest Post: Learning from the past: Patterns in the recent history of game platforms part 2
EA enables gamers to use a single identity across game platforms (exclusive)

Guest Post: Learning from the past: Patterns in the recent history of game platforms part 1

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Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes to us from Jan Beckers, co-founder and CEO of HitFox, an incubator focused on investing in and acquiring game distribution and user acquisition startups. This article will be the first in a five-part series of articles analyzing game platforms and the patterns that historically...
Guest Post: Learning from the past: Patterns in the recent history of game platforms part 1
Activision dives into freemium mobile games with Skylanders Cloud Patrol for the iPhone
Analysts disappointed with EA’s outlook, but see bright points
Startup accelerator Tandem Capital rolls its new capital into mobile technology and games
Arkadium hires new game design chief as it graduates from Mahjong to bigger games (exclusive)
GOLDMAN: Sony's PS4 Is So Lame It May Cause A 'Downward Spiral' For The Company (SNE)
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