22 May

In the midst of Activision’s ongoing legal battle against ex-Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella (latest update here), a 27-page contract between the publisher and developer Bungie has surfaced courtesy of the LA Times. The ten-year agreement has Bungie on the line for four “sci-fantasy, action shooter games” in a franchise project currently […]

14 May

While Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is arguably the most connected console in terms of multiplayer servers and multimedia licensing agreements, the device has remained steadfastly closed for anyone wanting to browse outside the system’s service library. According to The Verge (same team that broke the $100 Xbox story), such a constraint may be lifted soon. According […]

21 Apr

Youtube corporate is headhunting for console programmers with a proven knowledge of the current hardware generation, in order to move forward for a television application for the next set of devices. A “next generation game-console-based TV experience”, the job listing hints at plans for monetization, a stronger e-commerce structure and a re-designed user interface focused […]