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'Battlefield Hardline' Getting Second Beta On All Platforms

Visceral Games VP and GM Steve Papoutsis has announced that a second beta for Battlefield Hardline will be released this fall for “all announced platforms,” including PC, PS4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The first beta was exclusive to PC and PS4 players.

“If you didn’t get…

28 Jun 2:09 AM 0 Read More...

Stéphane D'Astous Named Hibernum COO

Stéphane D’Astous, former general manager of Eidos Montreal and Ubisoft Montreal director of operations, has joined Hibernum Creations as its new chief operating officer.

Hibernum Creations is a montreal-based developer and has made several games as well as contributions on titles such as Deus Ex: Human Revolution…

13 Mar 12:46 AM 0 Read More...

Emily Greer Appointed New Kongregate CEO

Gamestop-owned free-to-play game company Kongregate has announced that as of February 28th, CEO Jim Greer will step down as CEO and his sister and co-founder will take over. Jim will still be a part of Kongregate, becoming its head of technology on a part-time basis…

21 Feb 12:44 AM 0 Read More...

Xbox One Gets CPU Boost, Enters Full Production

Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of marketing and strategy for Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business, announced today at the Citi Global Technology Conference that the Xbox One received a performance boost before moving into full production.

“We’re on track for launch in November,” Mehdi said, in part. “We’ll…

04 Sep 3:08 AM 0 Read More...

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Smartphone Business

Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s Devices and Services business in a $7.2 billion cash deal, GamesIndustry reports. The deal also gives Microsoft the right to license all of Nokia’s patents and mapping services.

The deal includes €3.79 billion for “substantially all” of Nokia’s Devices and Services…

03 Sep 3:47 AM 0 Read More...

Ghost Games Now Owns 'Need for Speed' Franchise

Ghost Games studio head Marcus Nilsson has told VideoGamer that the studio now owns the Need for Speed franchise, and it won’t be going back and forth between Criterion and Ghost Games.

“It cannot go from black to white between Black Box and Criterion, and that’s why we…

30 Aug 3:46 AM 0 Read More...

Legitimacy Questioned of First "Free The Games" Title

In July Ouya launched an initiative called “Free the Games Fund” in which the firm set aside $1 million, offering to match Kickstarter funding of up to $250,000 per project for games that pledge to remain exclusive to the Ouya console for six months. So far 40 games have…

28 Aug 2:48 AM 0 Read More...

Dragon's Crown

A well-rounded, eye-pleasing adventure. Also the game is okay.

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