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Game Consoles Are Already Dead -- And Developers Know It
Sony taps Unity to get popular game engine to run on PS 4 and other PlayStation platforms
Exploring Bastion's canceled planting feature

Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

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Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

Facebook's iPhone Competitor Rumored to be HTC First, Here's What It Looks Like

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Facebook is hosting an event on Thursday said to be centered around the debut of its long rumored Facebook phone. A photo of the device that might be the star of the show was today leaked by @evleaks, a frequent provider of accurate pre-release Android info. The HTC First is...
Facebook's iPhone Competitor Rumored to be HTC First, Here's What It Looks Like
Jason Rohrer's card game solves America's inflation problem by destroying your money

PlayStation 4's Blu-ray drive is 3x as fast as PS3's, PSN friends list cap raised, and other tidbits from Sony's GDC panel

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The PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller can be charged even while the PlayStation 4 is turned off. The PlayStation 4's new Eye motion camera has a tilt sensor so it can tell players when its facing the wrong direction or if it's fallen off your TV stand. The...
PlayStation 4's Blu-ray drive is 3x as fast as PS3's, PSN friends list cap raised, and other tidbits from Sony's GDC panel

Facebook Touts Gaming Numbers at GDC, Lays Out New Plans

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After a “dark time” of balancing unhappy users and unhappy developers, Facebook turned around its gaming unit in 2012, the company said today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Games will still not be a “primary pillar” of Facebook, product manager George Lee said (that privilege is reserved...
Facebook Touts Gaming Numbers at GDC, Lays Out New Plans

GameStick shipping dev units this month, marks progress on controller, SDK and UI

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Things seem to be rolling along nicely for Kickstarter success story, GameStick. The makers of the compact Android console will be shipping a dev unit later this month, measuring slightly larger than the final version, thanks in part to a Type A USB slot for mousing / keyboarding. The...
GameStick shipping dev units this month, marks progress on controller, SDK and UI

GDC & FGS 2010: Career Opportunities In Social Gaming

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With Flash Gaming Summit (FGS) and Game Developers Conference 2010 (GDC) now over, we’d like to take the opportunity to reflect on some of the key takeaways. One of the most discussed areas was career opportunities in the gaming industry, particularly in the area of social gaming. Here’s a few...
GDC & FGS 2010: Career Opportunities In Social Gaming

AMD provides a sneak peek at its Radeon HD 7990

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AMD took the wraps off a new high-end reference-design videocard at the end of the company's GDC press briefing Tuesday night: The dual-GPU Radeon 7990. Details are exceedingly sparse: Matt Skynner, general manager of AMD's graphics business unit, simply held up the card for the audience to see. "This...
AMD provides a sneak peek at its Radeon HD 7990

Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

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Editor’s Note: With talk submissions for UBM Tech’s inaugural App Developers Conference (ADC) due tomorrow, Inside Mobile Apps chatted with Simon Careless about what the upcoming conference is all about. ADC focuses on the development, user interface (UI), marekting and business of apps outside of games. The emphasis away from games is ADC’s...
Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

AMD Radeon HD 7990 says hello, plays a bit of Battlefield 4 at GDC

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Gamers were down-right spoiled at this year's GDC with a full 17 minutes of beautiful Battlefield 4 in-game footage. Minds blown, AMD took responsibility for the part it played in the mess, admitting the demo was running on its Radeon HD 7990 graphics card. It's the first time the...
AMD Radeon HD 7990 says hello, plays a bit of Battlefield 4 at GDC

Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS

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With the Nintendo DSi XL landing in the offices of the gaming press this week, Nintendo saw fit to announce its newest product in its portable line: the Nintendo 3DS. The company gave limited details via a press release in Japan; we know the system will use two screens,...
Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS

YetiZen Get-In-The-Game Pitch Competition

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This sponsored post is produced by YetiZen. In Town for GDC on March 8th? Got a mind blowing vision for a mobile, social or emerging platform game, gamification app or platform? Want to meet an audience of high level executives and investors from the game space? Compete in the YetiZen...
YetiZen Get-In-The-Game Pitch Competition
NASA remotely controls Athlete rover with Leap Motion: 'let's bring a billion human beings into a holodeck'

Apple to Begin Production of Next iPhone This Quarter

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple will begin production on the next iPhone this quarter, setting the stage for a potential launch this summer.Apple Inc. plans to begin production of a new iPhone similar in size and shape to its current one in the second quarter of the year,...
Apple to Begin Production of Next iPhone This Quarter
Valve ported 'Team Fortress 2' to virtual reality, will share its thoughts at GDC 2013
Watch sound rule shape and color in upcoming platformer '140'
Lollipop Chainsaw coming stateside June 12th

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
Sony steps up for indies with funding for PlayStation games

Mozilla Launches Its Latest GameOn Competition, Wants You To "Re-Imagine The Web As The Console"

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Mozilla just announced the launch of its GameOn competition for web-based games built on top of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other open web technologies like WebGL and WebRTC. Developers can submit their games until February 24, 2013. There are three categories (hackable games, multi-device games and web-only games) and the...
Mozilla Launches Its Latest GameOn Competition, Wants You To "Re-Imagine The Web As The Console"

GDC survey of developers finds interest in mobile greater than consoles

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The Game Developers Conference polled more than 2,500 people who attended last year’s conference, finding that more of the respondents are developing for smartphones and tablets than for any other platform. 38 percent of developers surveyed released their last game on smartphones and tablets, and 55 percent are developing...
GDC survey of developers finds interest in mobile greater than consoles

King.com Rebrands Itself as "King"

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Casual game publisher King.com says it’s changing its name to King, underscoring the importance of mobile and social gameplay to the 10-year-old company. Promotions for King’s mobile and Facebook hit “Candy Crush Saga” have been unavoidable at GDC, but CEO Riccardo Zacconi said only a tiny minority of the company’s...
King.com Rebrands Itself as "King"

The final OUYA retail console is ready, we go hands-on

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It's been a long time coming, and now the Android-powered, Kickstarter-funded OUYA video game console is finally heading to backers. Sure, the final retail units for non-backers won't be available until June, but around 50,000 lucky folks who pledged over $99 to OUYA's massively successful campaign will be receiving...
The final OUYA retail console is ready, we go hands-on

OpenFeint successor OpenKit unveils version 1.0 after receiving 1,000 developer sign-ups

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OpenKit, the open source spiritual successor to social gaming platform OpenFeint, has announced version 1.0 of its product, which has received over 1,000 developer sign-ups for its closed beta in two months. OpenKit first launched last December, rising out of the ashes of OpenFeint, which was killed off by GREE...
OpenFeint successor OpenKit unveils version 1.0 after receiving 1,000 developer sign-ups

London Games Festival: Guardian enters 'job swap' game jam

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This weekend I'll be attempting to craft a game in 48 hours while developers will act as journalists, reporting on the mayhemDoing anything ridiculous this weekend? I am. As part of the London Games Festival, I'll be participating in a 48-hour game jam, in which journalists will be writing the...
London Games Festival: Guardian enters 'job swap' game jam
The DeanBeat: Video games can be about love, not just violence
Nvidia GTX 680 official video leaks
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