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Fandium raises $1.25 million for sports app that blends storytelling with betting
Xbox One Makes The Console Gaming Experience Less Lonely

International Mobile Gaming Awards winners unveiled

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The winners of the 8th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards have been announced at the conclusion of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Epic Games’ Chair Entertainment walked away with the highest honors of the night, winning both the Grand Prix and the Excellence in Gameplay awards. Canadian developer...
International Mobile Gaming Awards winners unveiled
Predictive Sports Game Startup PrePlay Raises $4.7M Series B To Build Out Its App Portfolio, Seize More Sports Fans' Eyeballs

Social Sports Game Start-Up Scores Funding From Drew Brees, Others

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As social gaming continues to evolve on Facebook, companies are beginning to look beyond the very successful — yet tapped out — stay-at-home female demographic. One new area that start-ups are flocking to exploits the exact opposite: men and their love for sports. “We are about guys and sports and...
Social Sports Game Start-Up Scores Funding From Drew Brees, Others
The Last Story hits Wii this year, Mario Tennis Open dated
As player numbers crater, EA will shut SimCity Social, other Facebook games

Google's 'Super Sync Sports' marries mobile Chrome to desktop for goofy gaming

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Google's experimenting with gaming once more, this time through its mobile phone-based Chrome browser, today introducing "Super Sync Sports" via its web-based client. The cheeky sports game asks that you input a code to the mobile version of Chrome that enables touch control for the game on your desktop,...
Google's 'Super Sync Sports' marries mobile Chrome to desktop for goofy gaming
Google Launches New Experimental Search Features For Tracking Your Online Purchases, Reservations & Events From Gmail

GREE reveals first English language sports game MLB: Full Deck

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Japanese mobile-social gaming giant GREE announced today its first major sports game MLB: Full Deck for iOS, featuring officially licensed MLB teams and players from MLB.com and the MLBPA. From the makers of Monster Quest and Crime City, the Tokyo-based company’s MLB: Full Deck allows users to build a team...
GREE reveals first English language sports game MLB: Full Deck

Daley Thompson's Decathlon returns on smartphones

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The classic joystick waggling sports game from the eighties is coming to iPhone and Android this monthIt was the game that broke a thousand joysticks and now it's coming for your iPad: Daley Thompson's Decathlon is back. Developer Black Company Studios has produced a new version for touchscreen devices, featuring...
Daley Thompson's Decathlon returns on smartphones
EA Sports chief leading the charge into digital games (interview)

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Crazy Taxi, Wild Blood, Real Football 2013, NFL Pro 2013, Babel Rising 3D, Topia World Builder and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone.The week's pick of new and notable games spans driving, football (from...
20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

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The high-street electrical chain is estimated to have made a loss of £35m in a year and could go into administration todayMore than 6,000 jobs are at risk as the troubled high-street electricals chain Comet teeters on the edge of administration.Comet, the UK's second largest electrical specialist after Dixons, has...
Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

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Nintendo’s Wii U game console, which will go on sale mid November in the U.S., will feature on-demand video from Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon, as well as some interesting second-screen action for live TV consumption. The company revealed details of its media offering, which is officially called Wii U...
Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

Games for the weekend: Flick Champions

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Flick Champions...
Games for the weekend: Flick Champions
ESPN Launches Personalized SportsCenter Feed Web App, Proves It Just Gets Digital

Do Unto Others With New MyTreat App

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What if you could treat loved ones, business contacts or even complete strangers to flowers, coffee, dinner or a sports game? And what if you could be treated too? Sounds good, right? Now there's a new iPhone app that lets you do just that. It's called myTreat, and it's...
Do Unto Others With New MyTreat App

Superstar Athlete-Backed WePlay Licenses Fastpoint Technology to Bring Fantasy Games to Youth Sports

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When the CEO of a youth sports social network calls you from his son’s little league game, all questions of authenticity go out the window. Add to that the fact that his company counts as early investors superstar athletes Lebron James, Peyton Manning, and Derek Jeter, as well as super-angel...
Superstar Athlete-Backed WePlay Licenses Fastpoint Technology to Bring Fantasy Games to Youth Sports
Weekend warriors: Track your fitness with Novusport's social mobile sports game
Phantom v642 high-speed broadcast camera shoots at 5,850 FPS to slow down time

Predictive Game Studio PrePlay Raises $3.1M Series A From Gary Vaynerchuck And Others

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PrePlay, a New York-based predictive sports game startup, has raised $3.1 million in Series A funding. The company says it will use the funding to expand its staff and develop new apps for baseball and “other entertainment related content.” The funding round was led by social media entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk,...
Predictive Game Studio PrePlay Raises $3.1M Series A From Gary Vaynerchuck And Others

The CIA takes an interest in Narrative Science's quick summaries of big data

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Narrative Science has attracted media attention because it has the potential of disrupting people who work in the media. The company’s technology can take heaps of data about, say, a sports game, a company’s quarterly earnings or a person’s life and surface the most important stuff. Now it appears Narrative...
The CIA takes an interest in Narrative Science's quick summaries of big data

EA Sports Active 2.0 to get heartbeat sensors and online sharing (video)

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Electronic Arts showed off its sports game line-up this evening at the Game Developers Conference, and one of the key features it highlighted was a heartbeat sensor. EA Sports Active 2.0 will debut this fall with a new kind of heartbeat monitor that you strap around your arms and one...
EA Sports Active 2.0 to get heartbeat sensors and online sharing (video)

Sports Discovery App Thuuz Raises $4.2M From Major TV Partners To Dominate Your Second Screen

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Do you ever wish you could know when a sports game was really getting good? Like, imagine if a Monday Night Football game ended with a controversial Hail Mary touchdownterception that everyone was talking about, but instead of just watching it on Sportscenter or reading about it, an app would...
Sports Discovery App Thuuz Raises $4.2M From Major TV Partners To Dominate Your Second Screen

Games for the weekend: Dude Perfect

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Dude Perfect...
Games for the weekend: Dude Perfect

Zynga recruits Electronic Arts veteran to run game studios

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Zynga announced today that it has appointed Steven Chiang, a veteran game executive from Electronic Arts, to be president of the social game company’s development studios. Chiang has 17 years of experience in the console game industry, 15 of them at EA. He was most recently senior vice president and...
Zynga recruits Electronic Arts veteran to run game studios

The Benefits and Pitfalls of ESPN's new Developer Center

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What do you do when you have a treasure trove of valuable data that developers would love to get their hands on? Release an API and let them create applications for you. That is precisely what sports network ESPN did today by announcing its Developer Center replete with multiple APIs...
The Benefits and Pitfalls of ESPN's new Developer Center
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