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Electronic Arts to Make Key Game Free

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Electronic Arts said it will make a key videogame free for players following struggles to gain traction with a subscription model....
Electronic Arts to Make Key Game Free

Take-Two Ups Mobile Efforts With New Sid Meier Game

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Take-Two Interactive Software is preparing to launch a new videogame that marks one of its biggest steps in its efforts to become an influential player in the mobile market....
Take-Two Ups Mobile Efforts With New Sid Meier Game

Nintendo Wii U Arriving on Nov. 18 in the U.S. for $300

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Nintendo’s next generation console, the Wii U, is arriving in U.S. stores on Sunday, Nov. 18 for as little as $300. Nintendo’s President of North America Reggie Fils-Aime made the announcement this morning onstage in New York City. There will be two configurations available. The first will include the Wii...
Nintendo Wii U Arriving on Nov. 18 in the U.S. for $300

Microsoft's Xbox 360 E3 keynote video is now available for replays online

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The pre-E3 briefing is crucial for all major videogame companies, and if you missed Microsoft's noontime keynote yesterday you can relive it live and in HD on Xbox.com. The stream is up on Xbox.com for your viewing pleasure to be shocked (again) that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2...
Microsoft's Xbox 360 E3 keynote video is now available for replays online

Diablo sets PC game launch record

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Diablo 3's publisher says it has become the fastest-selling PC-based videogame despite launch glitches....
Diablo sets PC game launch record

Green Throttle Takes (A Few) Mobile Games to the Living Room

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The last time I owned a videogame console, Hypercolor shirts were in, everyone pegged their jeans, and I had a perm. In other words, it was a long time ago. (It was the Nintendo Entertainment System, by the way.) I’m ready to get a new system now, and choosing one...
Green Throttle Takes (A Few) Mobile Games to the Living Room

Startups: A Nation of Tinkerers: Crowd-Funding Turns Amateurs Into Inventors

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Image: Bartholomew Cooke I have a lovely artifact of dead media in my house: a radio jukebox from 1946, invented by a friend’s grandfather in his spare time. Radios were expensive, and this handsome metal receiver could be placed in a booth of a diner so that, for a dime,...
Startups: A Nation of Tinkerers: Crowd-Funding Turns Amateurs Into Inventors

Super Bowl Predictions: How EA Uses Madden to Guess the Final Score

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Electronic Arts is predicting that the New York Giants will defeat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, by a single field goal. For the past several years, the videogame publisher has been using its hit title Madden NFL to simulate the outcome of the Super Bowl —...
Super Bowl Predictions: How EA Uses Madden to Guess the Final Score

"Gatsby" the Videogame: Daisy Meets Mario Bros.

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“The Great Gatsby,” the novel, starts with the narrator, Nick Carraway, recalling a piece of advice his father gave him when he was young. The beginning sets the tone for the rest of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s lyrical treatment of the American dream. The Great Gatsby, the videogame, opens on Nick...
"Gatsby" the Videogame: Daisy Meets Mario Bros.
Bender: I Like to Watch: Gaming Site Twitch Banks $15M

Electronic Arts Offers Little Holiday Cheer

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Videogame maker Electronic Arts posted a loss and issued a tepid outlook for the holiday quarter....
Electronic Arts Offers Little Holiday Cheer

Nintendo Sets Japan Wii U Price

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Nintendo said its forthcoming Wii U videogame machine will start at $321, a price largely in line with expectations, when it launches in Japan on Dec. 8....
Nintendo Sets Japan Wii U Price

Tokyo Game Show

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Some 200 companies exhibited their latest videogame hardware and software at the Tokyo Game Show, which opened Thursday. Some 200,000 people are expected to visit the four-day event....
Tokyo Game Show

How Curt Schilling's videogame dreams turned toxic

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commentary An ambitious plan to create a competitor to "World of Warcraft" and a loan from Rhode Island transformed a politically conservative former baseball star into a case study for foolish government spending. [Read more]...
How Curt Schilling's videogame dreams turned toxic

Amazon's New Free-to-Play Store Challenges Steam for Game Distribution

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Amazon made two back-to-back videogame announcements last week, showing its dedication to moving beyond music, video and e-books in the digital content space. The first piece of news was Amazon’s new GameCircle, which allows gamers on the Kindle Fire to record and track their achievements and to save their game...
Amazon's New Free-to-Play Store Challenges Steam for Game Distribution

Sony Chief Bets on Videogames for Lift

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Sony's new CEO, Kazuo Hirai, is betting on the Japanese electronics company's videogame business to do what its loss-making television operation hasn't been able to do: deliver fat profits....
Sony Chief Bets on Videogames for Lift

Hotel Lock Company Wants Hotels To Pay For Fixing Their Hackable Product

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Picture yourself on vacation. You leave your hotel room, listening to the fully-licensed music in the lobby on your way out. You make sure not to ask the hotel staff for anything as you leave, lest something called a PARFF come after you. And as you're out frolicking on the...
Hotel Lock Company Wants Hotels To Pay For Fixing Their Hackable Product
Selling, coding, and playing the "world's largest videogame"

Diabetes, The Videogame

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Diabetes, The Videogame

Skillz Says Real-Money Betting in Mobile Games Is Paying Off

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Fill in the blank: “This videogame gets more out of its players by allowing real-money ___.” If you said “gambling,” then nope… not yet, anyway. If you said “betting,” it’s probably just because you read the headline, but yes, good job! And if those two answers sound totally interchangeable to...
Skillz Says Real-Money Betting in Mobile Games Is Paying Off
How MYO convinced me that an Apple "iWatch" might actually be a good idea

Activision's New High Score Includes Record Revenues and Profits in Q3

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Activision said it achieved record revenues in the third quarter, reporting $841 million, up from $754 million in the same period a year earlier. The videogame-maker also delivered record earnings per share of 20 cents, as compared to the third quarter a year earlier. The results easily beat the Santa Monica,...
Activision's New High Score Includes Record Revenues and Profits in Q3

Kixeye's Games on Facebook Are Not Cute or Cuddly, Just Like Its Prickly CEO

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Farms don’t have rocket launchers, but games built by Kixeye do. You also won’t find purple cows or other decorations — just blood. Kixeye CEO Will HardinThat’s how Will Harbin, Kixeye’s CEO, described his company’s social games to me last week over the phone. Harbin is passionate about building games...
Kixeye's Games on Facebook Are Not Cute or Cuddly, Just Like Its Prickly CEO

Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the unmarked office of 3-D Vision, Inc., you can see a television or PC display a videogame or movie with a convincing stereoscopic effect. That might not seem very unique. However, the television is a CRT...
Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D

Live at E3: Watch EA Make "Eyeballs Peel"

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Electronic Arts will be on stage soon at E3 to unveil its game line-up for the coming year. And, expectations couldn’t be higher. After all in an interview in the weeks leading up to the annual videogame conference, CEO John Riccitiello said the presentation will make your “eyeballs peel.” We’ll see...
Live at E3: Watch EA Make "Eyeballs Peel"
Pippin Barr gives us 36 'Pong' variations with lasers, Tetris blocks, and more

Take-Two Reports Wider Loss

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Take-Two Interactive Software reported a much wider first-quarter loss on a 32% drop in revenue, as two high-profile videogame titles failed to gain traction with consumers....
Take-Two Reports Wider Loss
Don't start a band: why everyone should be making video games

Activision Toys Around with a ‘Skylanders’ Sequel

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Activision Blizzard, the maker of intense videogames such as “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft,” isn’t known for kid-oriented videogames. That perception changed somewhat last fall, when it had a surprise hit in the kids’ game “Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure.” Now, the world’s biggest videogame maker wants to ride that...
Activision Toys Around with a ‘Skylanders’ Sequel

PlayStation 4: A Videogame Console

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Today, the most novel feature of new technology is ordinariness....
PlayStation 4: A Videogame Console
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