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'Assassin's Creed Unity' Delayed By Two Weeks

Ubisoft has announced today that Assassin’s Creed Unity has been delayed from October 28th to November 11th to allow the development team to polish the game more.

“This being a fully next-gen game, it requires a lot of work, a lot of production, and a lot of learning…

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CCP Games Closes San Francisco Office

According to a statement by CCP Games, translated by Eurogamer, the EVE Online developer is planning to close its San Francisco office.

CCP chief marketing officer David Reid and chief financial officer Joe Gallo will also be departing the company.

“Joe Gallo and David Reid did great work for CCP…

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GoG Launches DRM-Free Movie Service

GoG, the DRM-free game distribution platform, has announced today that it is adding movies to its library.

“More and more users start to expect and demand the digital content they paid for to be free from any kind of restrictive mechanisms that limit access to their collections and get…

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Former 'League of Legends' Devs Form New Studio

Three former Riot Games developers have announced that they are forming a new studio in Vancouver called Phoenix Labs.

The founding team consists of president and executive producer Jesse Houston, CEO Sean Bender, and vice president of development Robin Mayne. Houston worked as a senior producer and product manager during…

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'Dragon Age: Inquisition' To Feature 4-Player Co-Op

BioWare has announced that Dragon Age: Inquisition will include multiplayer in the form of an “action-packed dungeon-crawling four-player co-op experience.”

“Following the success of Mass Effect 3′s multiplayer mode, Dragon Age multiplayer includes fast-paced matches requiring strategic team gameplay while adding Inquisition’s tactical…

27 Aug 3:19 AM 0 Read More...

Capcom Sues Koei Tecmo Over Patent Infringement

According to a report by Sankei, translated by Siliconera, Capcom is suing Koei Tecmo for patent infringement.

The patent is related to a method of delivering expansion pack content to a released game where players can acquire new content by combining an existing title with its expansion. Capcom’s complaint…

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Square Enix Defends 'Tomb Raider' Xbox Exclusivity Deal

Square Enix has defended and explained its decision to enter an exclusivity deal with Microsoft for Rise of the Tomb Raider.

“We did not make this decision lightly,” Square Enix said in a Q&A on the game’s website. “Our goal is to build the best game that…

26 Aug 1:17 AM 0 Read More...

Amazon Buys Twitch For $970M

Amazon has confirmed it is acquiring video game live streaming service Twitch for $970 million.

The deal’s announcement comes after reports claiming Amazon would purchase Twitch for over $1 billion. Previous reports suggested YouTube was planning to acquire the service.

“Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon and…

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