Mobile

'Modern Combat 5' Cracked & Pirated By Contest Winner

Pirated copies of the mobile first-person shooter Modern Combat 5: Blackout made its way onto torrent websites this weekend, according to Gameloft the cracked versions originated from an early copy given to contest winners.

“So Gameloft did a contest to win an early copy of MC5, and one of…

22 Jul 8:08 AM 0 Read More...

Google To Stop Listing In-App Purchase Games As 'Free'

Last December, the European Commission called for companies like Apple and Google to reevaluate their handling of free-to-play titles. It asked that consumers not be misled about the “true costs involved” with free games, and children not be urged to make in-app purchases. It then met with…

19 Jul 1:14 AM 0 Read More...

Halfbrick Becoming A Mobile Publisher

Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride developer Halfbrick has announced it is becoming a worldwide mobile publisher as well, starting with a game called Birzzle Fever, from South Korean studio Enfeel.

“As one of the most successful mobile game developers in the world, Halfbrick has the resources and knowledge to assist…

17 Jun 12:31 AM 0 Read More...

Report: Samsung Developing VR Headset

Samsung is working on its own virtual reality headset and plans to beat the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus to the market, Engadget reports.

Engadget sources claim that the Galaxy mobile device maker already has prototype versions of the headset, which are powered by Galaxy devices and have…

22 May 7:38 PM 0 Read More...

Zynga Co-Founder Launches New Mobile Studio

Eric Shiermeyer, Zynga co-founder and the company’s former VP of product, has launched a new mobile studio in San Francisco called Luminary.

Luminary’s first title is called ‘Greedy Goblins’ and its creator describes it as an endless runner combined with strategy. The goal of the game is…

01 May 1:42 AM 0 Read More...

Respawn Co-Founder Helps Launch Mobile Studio

Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella has teamed up with former head of slot machine maker WBS Larry Pacey to form a mobile game studio called Nuclear Division.

In an interview with VentureBeat, Zampella said that the mobile gaming business was growing so fast, it’s “silly to ignore.” The…

29 Apr 2:44 AM 0 Read More...

Epic's Unreal Engine Subscription Supports Consoles Now

Epic Games announced during the Game Developer’s Conference in March that for just $19 a month, game developers could have access to Epic’s Unreal Engine 4. However, it would not include support for consoles.

Epic has now released the engine’s first major update, which adds full support…

25 Apr 1:07 AM 0 Read More...

Epic Developing High-End Console Game

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney has told Edge that the company has three games in development: Fortnite, a mobile game, and a high-end title meant to show off the power and fidelity of the Unreal Engine 4.

Sweeney said that Fortnite will show off the engine’s versatility, and…

25 Apr 1:07 AM 0 Read More...