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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…

17 Oct 3:00 AM 0 Read More...

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…

15 Oct 3:12 AM 0 Read More...

Ex-Zynga Staff Form New Studio SuperMoon Games

Three former Zynga employees, Jim Vessella, Kyle Van Meurs and Simon Armstrong have launched their indie studio SuperMoon Games.

“We spent years trying to get space games greenlit at larger publishers. Going indie was the opportunity to finally make our dreams a reality,” Vessella told GamesIndustry.biz “Working at Zynga…

05 Sep 4:00 AM 0 Read More...

Sony Discontinuing PlayStation Mobile For Android

Sony has announced that PlayStation Mobile will no longer be supported on Android devices. Certified devices using Android 4.4.2 and below will still be able to use PlayStation Mobile, however newer devices may not be able to play games properly or access the service, and the upcoming Android…

07 Aug 12:45 AM 0 Read More...

'Ultima Forever' Shutting Down

Electronic Arts has confirmed that the Ultima Forever services will be shut down on August 29th, on the game’s forum.

The shut down of the free-to-play iOS title, follows the closure of developer EA Mythic back in May.

“This was a very difficult decision for us to…

01 Aug 11:36 PM 0 Read More...

'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...