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Report: Amazon’s console could stream “top-tier” PC games at 30fps – GameSpot

GameSpotGames available for streaming are described as “top-tier,” though specific titles were not mentioned. They will be streamed, according to the report, using Amazon’s services and will run at 30fps. Amazon already has an extensive network of high …Amazon’s streaming device is reportedly a dongle with gaming support in towEngadgetAmazon’s Set Top Box Will Be […]

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GDC 2014: Ensomniac’s ‘Quest’, a Runner with Great Visuals and ‘Fruit Ninja … – Touch Arcade

GDC 2014: Ensomniac’s ‘Quest’, a Runner with Great Visuals and ‘Fruit Ninja …Touch ArcadeYou may be familiar with Ensomniac Studios by their iOS game Glint [Free], which was just released to the App Store last week. The one-man studio is here at GDC showing off a new iOS gaming project, tentatively titled Quest. It’s a […]

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[GDC 2014] Google Announces New Game Developer Tools And Game Gifting … – Android Police

Android PoliceWith the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this week, we’ll be launching a number of new features for Google Play Games and other Google products. As they launch over the coming weeks, these new services and tools will help you unlock the power of …Google Play unveils new engagement and discovery options for Android game […]

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GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors – TechCrunch

GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For InvestorsTechCrunchToday, GSN Games‘ purchase of Bash Gaming out of India went through. We’ve confirmed, through sources familiar with the matter, that the deal closed right around the $165 million mark. Pre-acquisition, Bash Gaming had raised a total of $1 million in … and more …read more […]

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Game Developers Conference: Are We Misogynists, Homophobes? – Re/code

Re/codeWith session titles like “Minorities and Startups,” “The Connection Between Boys’ Social Status, Gaming and Conflict” and “Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia: Where Do Video Games Stand?,” the 2014 Game Developers Conference, which kicks off today, …We’re Sending a Cartoonist To Cover Game Developers Conference 2014KotakuGame Developers Conference explores social issuesCBC.caGame On! News And Photos From […]

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Twitch announces mobile streaming service at Game Developers Conference – TechSpot

TechSpotThe announcement came during the first day of the annual Game Developers Conference. To kick off the festivities, Gameloft (the game’s developer) will be hosting a 24-hour live stream via their Twitch channel to demonstrate all of the new features that …Game Developers Conference 2014: Twitch Live Stream Capabilities Come to …Franchise HeraldTwitch now lets […]

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Unity 5 announced, brings ‘massive update’ to game developers – Polygon

Unity 5 announced, brings ‘massive update’ to game developersPolygonUnity 5 — billed as “a massive update” to the multiplatform game engine and toolkit — was unveiled today at Game Developers Conference 2014. Unity Technologies, makers of the suite, said Unity 5 will overhaul the game’s audio toolset and deliver … …read more Source: Game Developers […]

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Google Play unveils new engagement and discovery options for Android game … – VentureBeat

VentureBeatGoogle is unveiling new ways to improve engagement and discovery for game developers who create mobile titles for the Google Play app store. The company is introducing the new features in sessions at the Game Developers Conference this week in San …Google makes Android more friendly to game developers and playersPolygon[GDC 2014] Google Announces New […]

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OCZ Partners With AMD at Game Developer Conference (GDC) to Showcase … – Broadway World

OCZ Partners With AMD at Game Developer Conference (GDC) to Showcase …Broadway World“We are excited to partner with AMD for the upcoming Game Developers Conference to support the fast growing interactive game development industry,” said Alex Mei, CMO for OCZ Storage Solutions. “OCZ is dedicated to delivering premium solid state … and more …read more […]

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Oculus Rift Wins NAVGTR Awards 2014

Oculus Rift wins NAVGTR Awards for 2014! The NAVGTR Corp – for National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers – is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation devoted to promoting and recognizing the developments and achievements of the interactive entertainment industry for public awareness and education. The NAVGTR Award winners were selected from a giant list of […]

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Gamers Developers Conference focusing on social issues – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOne panel, “The Connection Between Boys’ Social Status, Gaming and Conflict,” will tackle the influence that games can have on young boys and their social hierarchies and ideas about masculinity. Certain titles, like “Call of Duty,” can be markers of …GDC 2014: the best gaming news so farStuff.tv all 13 news articles …read […]

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Razer’s new Blade might be the perfect gaming laptop – The Verge

The VergeRazer has clearly been listening. Two years ago, we practically panned the company’s first laptop. But today, just three models later, the company’s new 14-inch machine is promising nearly everything we asked for. Compared to the 14-inch Blade we loved …Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious ScreenTechCrunchRazer refreshes its Blade […]

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Google purchases Bluetooth gaming company Green Throttle. The question now … – DroidGamers

DroidGamersGoogle has confirmed that they have purchased Green Throttle, a small Bluetooth gaming company that would use their controllers, along with your Android device and their app, and essentially turn your Android device into an Android gaming console.Google reportedly buys gaming companyT3Does Google buying Green Throttle point to a set-top box?CNETGoogle acquired smartphone controller company […]

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Gaming, laptop battery life improve with Nvidia’s new mobile GPUs – PCWorld

Gaming, laptop battery life improve with Nvidia’s new mobile GPUsPCWorldLaptops will get console-like gaming and up to two times the battery life with Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX mobile graphics processors, unveiled on Wednesday. The GeForce GTX 860M, 850M, 840M and 830M GPUs are up to 60 percent faster than their … and more …read more […]

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Google buys an Android gaming platform, possibly with a set-top box in mind – Engadget

EngadgetGreen Throttle Games was late to the Android gaming platform party, and paid the price for it — the company effectively wound down at the end of 2013. However, its efforts may not have been in vain. Google has confirmed to PandoDaily that it has …Google purchases Green Throttle Games for undisclosed amountAndroid CommunityGoogle Acquires […]

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Gaming chief: ‘We can’t wait’ for online betting – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThe state Gaming Commission is looking to hit the jackpot by pushing Internet gambling, which would make Massachusetts the fourth state in the nation to open the door to online betting. “The time is now, it’s upon us,” Gaming Commission Chairman …Massachusetts Gaming Commission releases licensing forms for those seeking …MassLive.comMass. panel examines pros, […]

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Caesars acquires another social gaming business – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThe subsidiary acquired the Israel-based Pacific Interactive, which owns the slot machine-style app House of Fun. The game, launched in 2011, boasts 700,000 daily users. Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc. did not disclose financial terms of the …Caesars Acquires Pacific InteractiveCBS Local all 7 news articles …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google

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CES in Las Vegas proved bigger is better, gaming has returned, and we’re all … – Metro Weekly

CES in Las Vegas proved bigger is better, gaming has returned, and we’re all …Metro WeeklyPrepare for the two buzzwords of CES 2014: Ultra HD (also known as 4K) and OLED, both heralded as the next great technology to enter our humble screens. Anyone else remember when 3D was similarly lauded by manufacturers? Just me? […]

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Report: Spy agencies targeting online gaming worlds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSpy organizations including the National Security Agency have reportedly set their sights on a new target: online video games. According to a report from The Guardian, agents have covertly joined games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life to find …Spy agencies have targeted Xbox Live and World of Warcraft, report claimsComputerandvideogames.comGovernment infiltrates […]

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Man robbed, killed while trying to sell gaming system – abc7news.com

Man robbed, killed while trying to sell gaming systemabc7news.comSAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police say a person was robbed and killed Sunday afternoon after making arrangements online to sell an electronic gaming device. The fatal shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. near Bayshore Boulevard and Jerrold … and more …read more Source: San Francisco News By […]

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IGDA Party Confusion: YetiZen CEO Wrongly Blamed For Wargaming’s Sexy Party

IGDA Party confusion is at play in the controversy surrounding the San Francisco Ruby Sky Party where sexily-dressed female dancer models performed, upsetting a number of women attendees of the event, and causing some to quit the game developers association, and Twitter tweet about it in the process. First, the confusion stems from the now […]