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Binding of Isaac creator: Nintendo rejection shows internal divisions over company's image

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When Binding of Isaac developer Edmund McMillen tweeted last week that Nintendo had rejected a planned Nintendo 3DS version of the game over "questionable religious content," many weren't surprised. After all, a game about a religiously fanatic mother who hears a voice from God telling her to kill her...
Binding of Isaac creator: Nintendo rejection shows internal divisions over company's image
Time-travelling civilization building with The Tribez
'SimCity' for Mac delayed until August
Nvidia's Project Shield: Hands-on demo with the hot portable gaming system of CES (video)

Why Diablo 3′s always-online DRM is a good thing

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Diablo 3 has now been available worldwide for a week. In true, zealous, Blizzard-super-fan style, the end boss on the hardest difficulty setting has already been defeated. We don’t know the exact number of Diablo 3 sales, but with some 2 million pre-orders, we’re talking about one of the fastest-selling...
Why Diablo 3′s always-online DRM is a good thing

Whiteman Technology unveils Delta DVR for hopeful HD lovers

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Do you fancy a HTPC gussied-up as a DVR? Well, you're in luck, because Ryan Whiteman's just built one: the Delta DVR. Powered by an AMD system-on-chip, it runs Windows and Media Center for embedded devices, recording up to six HD channels at once on its 3TB HDD. It...
Whiteman Technology unveils Delta DVR for hopeful HD lovers
Car chaos returns with Carmageddon for iOS
'Auralux' minimalist real-time strategy game coming to Tegra Zone this month

New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for

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Star Wars Pit Droids is anything but the pits. Based on the eponymous PC game, it's an engaging puzzler....
New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for

Dark Souls: Mizayaki on the PC version, console DLC and modding

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Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki discusses the extra content in the forthcoming PC version, plus the likelihood of a console update, whether there will be modding support and moreOn August 24, PC gamers will get to experience one of last year's finest – and toughest – console releases: From Software's...
Dark Souls: Mizayaki on the PC version, console DLC and modding

Rockstar to bring original Max Payne to iOS, Android

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Rockstar Games is bringing a port of the original Max Payne to iOS and Android devices, reports say. Retitled Max Payne Mobile, the port should nevertheless carry over most of the features of Remedy's PC game, adding some Social Club functions and a revised, customizable interface built for touchscreens. The...
Rockstar to bring original Max Payne to iOS, Android

Xbox Live is Down: Microsoft is Working on Signing In Issue

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If you were hoping for a leisurely Saturday on the couch, plugging away at a few friends on your Xbox, perhaps enjoying a cool beverage, you may be out of luck: Xbox Live is currently experiencing login issues. The issues came to our attention at roughly 11:45 Pacific time. Microsoft...
Xbox Live is Down: Microsoft is Working on Signing In Issue

Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999

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Surface Pro fanboys, Take notice. Your hot little tablet will soon be the runner-up in the ever-growing category of “incredibly expensive Windows 8 tablets aimed at a tiny, but rabid demographic”. Razer just announced that the Edge and Edge Pro gaming tablet will ship in late March, with the startup accepting...
Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999
Valve fires Jeri Ellsworth, who was developing Steam Box game controllers
World's first PC game, co-written by Bill Gates, remade for iOS

Nexon reports $304M in revenue, $79.6M in net income for Q3 2012

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Nexon today reported total revenues of 24,256 million yen ($304 million) for its fiscal Q3 2012, practically the same results it reported for Q3 2011 of 24,156 million yen ($302.8 million), and slightly below its expectations. Net income for the quarter was 6,348 million yen ($79.6 million), a decrease of...
Nexon reports $304M in revenue, $79.6M in net income for Q3 2012
The Most Profitable Mobile Games In The World Aren't Made By Zynga (ZNGA, ERTS)

"League Of Legends," The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

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League of Legends is the most-played, multi-player PC game in the world, with gamers logging nearly 1.3 billion hours of play time. The Riot Games title has more hours logged than World of Warcraft and Minecraft. With that kind of scale, Riot Games faced some challenges that any company experiences when they...
"League Of Legends," The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook

WildTangent makes mobile gaming debut with Polar Bowler

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WildTangent is going mobile. The Redmond-based company today officially announced its first mobile game, Polar Bowler 1st Frame. It’s the mobile version of the classic PC game that debuted in 2004 and features a polar bear wearing sunglasses with a Hawaiian shirt soaring through an icy bowling alley. WildTangent, ranked 16th in our GeekWire...
WildTangent makes mobile gaming debut with Polar Bowler

Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

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Cloud streaming provider Agawi (formerly "iSwifter") is making a second major push with its cloud-based game streaming service alongside Windows 8 this October. Beyond the social content it already brings to the iPad -- "more than 12,000" Facebook games -- Agawi's second run at streaming is more focused on...
Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games
Threeview: SimCity reviewed by a critic, an analyst, and an academic

Why Mr. Morris Lessmore's Creators Told Their Story App-First [Video]

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At Moonbot Studios good storytelling drives innovation, and that sometimes means doing things out of order. Everyone told William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg that they were doing things out of order. The book was supposed to come first, then the animated short, and then if there was some time...
Why Mr. Morris Lessmore's Creators Told Their Story App-First [Video]
We try Nvidia's GeForce Experience, a tool to automatically optimize PC game settings

Building Houses and Cities Online, With a Social Twist

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I’ve never jumped on the social game bandwagon; never planted virtual crops on FarmVille, purchased a digital tractor or visited a friend’s online city. But with the U.S. audience for casual social games estimated to hit 77.9 million people this year, up from 57.4 million in 2010, and with two...
Building Houses and Cities Online, With a Social Twist
Nintendo blocks 3DS Binding of Isaac for "questionable religious content"

Hidden Path looks to develop Defense Grid 2 with help from Kickstarter

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If you were a fan of Defense Grid, then here’s your chance to get into the development of its sequel, Defense Grid 2. The game’s developers, Bellevue-based Hidden Path Entertainment, launched a Kickstarter effort this week to raise more than $1 million to develop its successor. Hidden Path is hoping that...
Hidden Path looks to develop Defense Grid 2 with help from Kickstarter

SuperMes and the idea of emergent drama

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Channel 4 Education combines Ken Loach, Fresh Meat, The Sims and TOWIE into an interesting new story-telling experimentVideo games have been toying with the notion of 'emergent narratives' for many years. Stories that arise from the combination of player actions and the unpredictable behaviours of AI characters are a common...
SuperMes and the idea of emergent drama

NHN Japan spins off its Line messaging business to focus on its international expansion

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Demonstrating the strength of its massively popular Line messaging apps and services, NHN Japan — the Japanese arm of Korean search giant Naver — announced today it is to split gaming and Internet services businesses, spinning off its messaging, search and Web portals into a new company. NHN Japan says that...
NHN Japan spins off its Line messaging business to focus on its international expansion

Nvidia demos Project Shield PC game streaming function

www.electronista.com
Nvidia has kicked off the first in a regular blog updating gamers on the latest developments with its highly anticipated Tegra 4-powered Project Shield gaming handheld. The first demonstration, following its surprise CES debut, focuses on its AFK (Away From Keyboard) PC gameplay extending capabilities. In the demo, Nvidia highlights...
Nvidia demos Project Shield PC game streaming function

What the U.S. Can Learn from China in Mobile Social Gaming

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Editor’s Note: Chris Shen (pictured) is VP of Chinese online game developer and operator The9. He is also the general manager of the company’s mobile business unit. In this guest post, Shen outlines the convergence of social and mobile gaming in the West and how it compares to China’s experience....
What the U.S. Can Learn from China in Mobile Social Gaming
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