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'Minecraft' Getting Story-Based Game From Telltale

Mojang has announced a deal with Telltale Games that will result in a episodic gamed called Minecraft: Story Mode.

“Minecraft: Story Mode will be an all-new narrative-driven game series developed by Telltale in collaboration with Mojang,” Telltale Games said on its blog, in part. “Set in the world…

19 Dec 1:16 AM 0 Read More...

Microsoft Adding Support For Bitcoin

Microsoft has announced today that it is working with BitPay to add support for Bitcoin on Microsoft accounts.

Customers will be able to exchange Bitcoin for Microsoft Store funds and purchase content for Windows and Xbox platforms.

“For us, this is about giving people options and helping them do more…

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Mojang Officially Releasing 'Scrolls' December 11

Following over 18 months in beta, Mojang has announced today that its collectible card game Scrolls will get its full release tomorrow, December 11th.

“Our launch trailer is out! Why? Because tomorrow we’re officially removing the Scrolls beta tag!,” Mojang’s Owen Hill wrote on the Scrolls website, in…

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'Halo: Spartan Strike' Delayed Due To 'MCC' Issues

343 Industries has announced on Halo Waypoint that Halo: Spartan Strike has been delayed due to the ongoing issues of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

“Earlier this year, we announced Halo: Spartan Strike, our latest touch-based top-down shooter for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Steam, will be…

05 Dec 10:24 PM 0 Read More...

New Indie Studio Launched By Halfbrick Veterans

Two former employees of Halfbrick, have launched their own studio called Protostar, and have revealed their first title which is set to release this month.

“Protostar is a new, independent games developer based in Brisbane, Australia. It was co-founded in 2014 by two former Halfbrick veterans, Dean Loades (Programming…

11 Nov 11:39 PM 0 Read More...

Google Reveals $99 Nexus Player

Google has revealed the Nexus Player, an Android-powered set-top box that can stream movies and play games.

The ASUS-made machine has 8GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM, a 1.8GHz Quad Core Intel Atom processor and an Imagination PowerVR Series 6 Graphics 2D/3D Engine. The…

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Report: Shawn Levy In Talks To Direct 'Minecraft' Film

Night At The Museum director Shawn Levy is currently in talks with Warner Bros. to direct the Minecraft film adaptation, Deadline reports.

Levy would work with the same producer behind the Lego Movie, Roy Lee, as well as Jill Messick. Warner Bros. acquired the rights to make a Minecraft film…

17 Oct 2:59 AM 0 Read More...

Unity: We Have No Plans To Sell

Unity co-founder and chief technology officer Joachim Ante, has responded to recent reports suggesting that the cross-platform engine was courting potential buyers.

“The role we now have in the gaming industry has been noticed by other companies,” Ante wrote, in part. “And today we have partnerships and collaborations…

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