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Sony Releases PlayStation TV Promo Video

Game Politics - 4 hours 4 min ago

Sony has released the first video showing off some of the features you can expect from its upcoming PlayStation TV micro-console. The PlayStation TV promises to let consumers  stream PlayStation 4 games to another HD TV in their homes, and play titles from other Sony home console and portable systems on the big screen. The system is already available in Japan.

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Super Smash Bros 3DS still Japanese #1

GamesIndustry.biz news - 4 hours 11 min ago
More than 1.3 million units sold
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Goodgame Studios hits amasses employees

GamesIndustry.biz news - 4 hours 35 min ago
87 new hires this month for Goodgame Big Farm developer
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Andrew Eisen Prepares For This Year's Extra Life Marathon

Game Politics - 5 hours 4 min ago

Our very own Andrew Eisen details what he'll be doing to support the Extra Life charity this year in a brand new video. This year, leading up to a big 24-hour gaming marathon, Andrew plans to stream gaming sessions every Wednesday at 8pm PST (that's 11pm EST on the East Coast) beginning tonight.

His 24-hour marathon will officially begin on Saturday, Oct. 25 at noon PST.

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Blog: Solving a problem I never had - the new Steam curation

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 26 min ago

A critical look at Steam's new curation system, with some suggestions on how it could be improved: "curation, in its current state, benefits developers far more than actual Steam users." ...

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Bandai Namco Games Offers 'Ms. PAC-MAN' DLC to Support the National Breast Cancer Foundation

Game Politics - 6 hours 4 min ago

Bandai Namco Games America has teamed up with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the launch of its Ms. PAC-MAN Pink Ribbon Campaign. Headlined by special DLC featuring Ms. PAC-MAN, this effort is aimed at raising funds for NBCF to help women with early detection, education and support services related to breast cancer.

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When a game misses its release window by four years

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 4 min ago

Back in the summer of 2010, I covered an intriguing music-based shooter called Substream on IndieGames.com. Four years later, Bradley's email address popped up in my inbox again, complete with a new trailer for the game. ...

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GDC 2015 is now open for registration!

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 13 min ago

The time has come to sign up for the largest and longest-running worldwide event for game developers: Game Developers Conference 2015 is now open for registration! ...

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EGX Strikes multi-year deal with Birmingham's NEC

GamesIndustry.biz news - 7 hours 4 min ago
Consumer event plans for biggest ever show after Earls Court's demolition
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Hugo, the 90s interactive TV show, is making a comeback on mobile

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 18 min ago

If you were a kid in the 90s, you may remember Hugo the Troll, one of the very first interactive TV shows. The company behind the franchise has been making a move on mobile recently, and has now secured $4 million in a round of funding. ...

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Ms Pac-Man joins the fight against breast cancer

GamesIndustry.biz news - 7 hours 39 min ago
Bandai Namco Games America kicks off campaign to raise proceeds for National Breast Cancer Foundation
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Study: 'Portal 2' Beats 'Lumosity' in Brain Training Exercise

Game Politics - 8 hours 4 min ago

A new study from Florida State University finds that Portal 2 might be better at "brain training" than software designed specifically for the task.

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Synchronizing gameplay and animation with music

Gamasutra - News - 8 hours 6 min ago

"Humans learn that when we see and hear things happening concurrently we can try to draw an association. So when it comes to syncing up music and game events, timing is extremely important." ...

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DOJ Indicts Four For Stealing Data From Microsoft, Valve, and The U.S. Military

Game Politics - 9 hours 4 min ago

The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that four people have been indicted for allegedly breaching the computer systems of several video game companies and the US military, and stealing software worth over $100 million.

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Curt Schilling's Wife Wants Her Computer Back

Game Politics - 9 hours 36 min ago

The wife of former Red Sox Pitcher and 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling is asking that a family computer auctioned off in an estate sale after the studio went bankrupt be returned, according to a report in the Providence Journal. Shonda Schilling is saying that the computer was auctioned off by accident, but some seem to be disputing that.

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Making fast-paced multiplayer networked games is hard

Gamasutra - News - 9 hours 55 min ago

A practical guide to making internet play work -- the challenges and the solutions -- from an indie who wants to see more online indie games. ...

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"We're in this kind of historic, golden moment"

GamesIndustry.biz news - 11 hours 12 min ago
Nexon's Min Kim on why ARPU should come second to delight
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Blog: 5 things I learned from XCOM

Gamasutra - News - 12 hours 51 min ago

A list of lessons learned over months play, including "pump so much theme into your game that it cracks and bleeds theme blood all over the player." ...

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Reddit closes $50 million round of funding

GamesIndustry.biz news - 13 hours 21 min ago
Pledges to give 10 per cent of shares sold back to the community
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ICO Partners report suggests Kickstarter is in decline

GamesIndustry.biz news - 14 hours 5 min ago
New data shows less money going to fewer games projects
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