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Disney shutters publisher LucasArts
Japan's Line mobile messaging app reaches 100M game downloads
BlueStacks steps into gaming with Gamepop -- a Netflix for mobile games
GamesBeat's complete coverage for Microsoft's new Xbox announcement
Intel launches developer tools for 'perceptual computing'
Report: Zynga laying off 520 employees as it restructures to focus on mobile
Microsoft rep: 'We are designing Xbox One to enable' used games

Huh? EA builds an app for sharing music and photos (exclusive)

venturebeat.com
Electronic Arts has stretched beyond its roots as a game publisher by creating a social networking app for sharing music and photos. That’s right. It has nothing to do with games. Vue is a free mobile app that EA has released on the iPhone and iPad in Canada and Australia....
Huh? EA builds an app for sharing music and photos (exclusive)
An indie developer's strategy to sell games: insult fans and raise prices
SimCity sells 1.1M units despite server problems at launch
Raptr's rewards improve Rift's daily users by 470%

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Xbox One trailer roundup -- see the system, games, and more
Sony adds native support for Dualshock 3 on Xperia Android devices
Google easter egg lets you play Breakout with pictures of Breakout

Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page

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For the first time ever, a video game took center-stage at a major U.S. film festival tonight. A new trailer for Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls, its follow-up to the cinematic Heavy Rain, premiered tonight at New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival. The trailer lays out the basic premise...
Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page
Intel promises souped up graphics with new fourth-generation Core processors
Online gambling now legal in New Jersey
You can order Pizza Hut gamer fuel on Xbox Live
Microsoft reportedly planning Xbox (720) event for May
4tiitoo's Nuia EyeCharm uses Microsoft's Kinect to do eye-tracking for $60
Sony shows off fuzzy PlayStation 4 console in teaser video

Casual Disconnect: Seattle losing big games conference

www.geekwire.com
Casual games are almost as much a part of Seattle’s fabric as coffee and airplanes. But now, it appears one of the bedrock institutions of the industry is pulling up roots like a sunflower fleeing an approaching zombie. Sources tell GeekWire that the big Casual Connect gaming conference will no...
Casual Disconnect: Seattle losing big games conference

Apple Poaches Another Xbox Marketing Vet

allthingsd.com
Robin Burrowes, former head of Xbox Live marketing in Europe, has a new job. At Apple. The exec, who served as head of product marketing for Xbox Live in Europe for three years and before that as marketing manager for Xbox UK, is heading to Apple’s European office to oversee...
Apple Poaches Another Xbox Marketing Vet
Microsoft phasing out Points system -- Xbox market getting real-currency payments
Zynga CEO volunteers to reduce his salary to $1
Nvidia extends its chip roadmap through 2015, with 100X faster processing

PlayStation a non-factor in Sony's first profit in 5 years

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Sony is a profitable company for the first time in half a decade. The Japanese conglomerate reported total revenues of $72.3 billion for its fiscal year that ended March 31. That is up 4.7 percent from the previous year. The company also generated $435.7 million in profit, which is...
PlayStation a non-factor in Sony's first profit in 5 years
EA pulls the plug on 3 Facebook games

Tencent paid $330M for 40% of Epic Games

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Last year, Epic Games sold a 40 percent ownership stake to China’s Tencent, according to an interview with Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney. That makes the deal one of the biggest investments in games last year, and it values Epic Games at $825 million. Tencent bought a minority stake...
Tencent paid $330M for 40% of Epic Games
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