2/9/2018 1:43:00 PM
Ars TechnicaCoding without a keystroke: The hands-free creation of a full video gameArs TechnicaDig Dog is a pretty fun little video game. Call it "Spelunky for kids"—and don't think of that as a backhanded compliment, either. Dig Dog, which launched Thursday on iOS, Xbox, Windows, and Mac, shaves away some of the genre's complications, it ...
2/9/2018 11:28:00 AM
Metro5 reasons why The Sims is the greatest video game of all timeMetroThe original PC game went on to spawn three sequels, an array of expansion packs and special editions, as well as branching out into other gaming platforms including Playstation, Xbox and mobile apps. The Sims enables players to create entire families ...
Glu Mobile partners with Disney to use its stories and characters in upcoming mobile game - Pocket Gamer.Biz
2/9/2018 10:55:00 AM
Glu Mobile partners with Disney to use its stories and characters in upcoming mobile gamePocket Gamer.BizGlu Mobile is partnering with Disney to develop a new mobile game which will use characters from both Disney and Pixar. The game will be led by Glu senior vice president and creative leader Mike Olsen, who was previously the creative director on EA's ...
Mighty Kingdom to launch Kitty Keeper mobile game onto US market thanks to SA Government grant - The Advertiser
2/9/2018 7:35:00 AM
The AdvertiserMighty Kingdom to launch Kitty Keeper mobile game onto US market thanks to SA Government grantThe AdvertiserMighty Kingdom yesterday received $480,000 from the government's Future Jobs Fund to complete its Kitty Keeper mobile phone game, targeted at the “pet parent” market. General manager Dan Thorsland said the game was more than 18 months in the making and ...
2/9/2018 1:57:00 AM
The GuardianHow I fell in love with video gamesThe GuardianA Nintendo Switch, a PS Vita, a Xbox 360 controller and a Nintendo New3DS. Photograph: Patrick Lum for the Guardian. Games are fantasies, but the fantasies we turn to – well, that I turned to, at least – reflected reality. When powerless, I sought ...
2/8/2018 8:57:00 PM
Fox 59Indy man dies after being shot during robbery over video game systemFox 59Sadly, last month Julie says her son Chad agreed to meet a man on Arlington to buy a video game system, but during that meeting the suspect pulled out a gun and opened fire as her son ran for safety. “He jumped out of the car and took off running and ...IMPD: Local man dies after being shot during robbery over video game systemWTTV CBS4Indyall 3 news articles »
2/8/2018 8:07:33 PM
Nikkei Asian ReviewRakuten's mobile phone game plan involves tie-up with DocomoNikkei Asian ReviewThis means the company also intends to maintain its tie-up with Docomo, which has allowed Rakuten to operate its existing mobile virtual network service on the telecom carrier's infrastructure. Rakuten will enter talks soon with Docomo on a roaming ...and more »
Indian publisher BigCode partners with RewardMob for competitive mobile game competitions - Pocket Gamer.Biz
2/8/2018 5:09:36 PM
Indian publisher BigCode partners with RewardMob for competitive mobile game competitionsPocket Gamer.BizIndian publisher BigCode Games has partnered with mobile games rewards start-up RewardMob to integrate the latter's esports platform into its titles. BigCode has launched more than 2,000 mobile games across mobile and the web, generating in excess of ...
Report: Google is secretly building the Netflix for streaming video games - Silicon Valley Business Journal
2/8/2018 3:13:44 PM
Silicon Valley Business JournalReport: Google is secretly building the Netflix for streaming video gamesSilicon Valley Business JournalExecutives at Alphabet's Google have quietly been working on a new streaming video game service that is so far along in development that they considered selling it during the 2017 holiday season, The Information reports, citing unnamed sources. The ...Sony PS5 could have an all-new rival (from a VERY unlikely place)Express.co.ukall 8 news articles »
Portland indie developers made 33 video games in 48 hours. You can play them all on Monday - OregonLive.com
2/8/2018 3:05:00 PM
OregonLive.comPortland indie developers made 33 video games in 48 hours. You can play them all on MondayOregonLive.comThere's no intimidation." The titles are going on display at the WeWork headquarters in downtown Portland on Monday as jammers show off polished versions of the projects they developed from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28. The concept for the event was simple: Buy ...
A Japanese mobile game about a traveling frog is teaching its fans a philosophical lesson about letting go - Quartz
2/8/2018 7:36:56 AM
QuartzA Japanese mobile game about a traveling frog is teaching its fans a philosophical lesson about letting goQuartzThe hit Japanese mobile game Travel Frog has conquered mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, touching a chord with many people for whom the idea of “winning” in life seems an impossibility. Travel Frog, or Tabi Kaeru, has been topping Apple's App Store ...
2/8/2018 12:30:15 AM
Video: Tales of a video game drag queen - Making Kitty Powers' MatchmakerGamasutraMagic Notion founder Richard Franke explained just that at GDC 2015 when he took the stage to chart the development of the company's drag queen-hosted mobile dating sim Kitty Powers' Matchmaker. Matchmaker was his first indie project after almost 20 ...and more »
The video game publisher of 'Grand Theft Auto' gave a weak revenue forecast and its stock is skidding - Business Insider
2/7/2018 10:52:50 PM
Business InsiderThe video game publisher of 'Grand Theft Auto' gave a weak revenue forecast and its stock is skiddingBusiness InsiderTake-Two Interactive Software posted on Wednesday a profit for the holiday quarter as the videogame publisher benefited from a gain due to recent changes to the U.S. tax law. Shares of the company, which forecast current-quarter adjusted revenue ...and more »
2/7/2018 10:38:00 PM
Moneyweb.co.zaEnd game looms for ZumaMoneyweb.co.zaAfrican National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that he was holding direct talks with Jacob Zuma over a transition of power, the strongest indication to date that the South African president will step down after years of ...and more »
Games Inbox: Weirdest video game name ever, PS5 design concepts, and Telltale's Game Of Thrones - Metro
2/7/2018 5:04:00 PM
MetroGames Inbox: Weirdest video game name ever, PS5 design concepts, and Telltale's Game Of ThronesMetroWhat is it with anime-styled Japanese role-playing games? I understand that they're for a fairly niche audience, but it sometimes feels that the localisation of the games' names is wilfully abstruse. Steam recommended a game to me called Fairy Fencer F ...