Archive for category: games

Survey: 45% of the UK industry’s women feel gender is a “barrier”
/ January 13, 2015 8:48 am
Survey: 45% of the UK industry’s women feel gender is a “barrier”

GamesIndustry.biz reports "A survey of the UK industry's female workforce has revealed that, whilst most feel that good practices are in place to ensure gender equality, a significant proportion of women working in games still feel that they've been discriminated against." . Read More

Kabam acquires two mobile game studios as it gathers more top talent
/ January 13, 2015 8:48 am
Kabam acquires two mobile game studios as it gathers more top talent

VentureBeat reports "Kabam has acquired two mobile game studios in Los Angeles as it continues to pursue top talent that will make its mobile games stand out from the pack.". Read More

Oculus cofounder describes CES demo — and what comes next for virtual reality (interview)
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Oculus cofounder describes CES demo — and what comes next for virtual reality (interview)

VentureBeat reports "Nate Mitchell has been at Oculus VR from its humble beginnings as a virtual reality goggles startup to its $2 billion acquisition by Facebook last year.". Read More

Next Gen Art Event: Putting games in galleries
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Next Gen Art Event: Putting games in galleries

GamesIndustry.biz reports "It feels at once natural and bizarre to see Thatgamecompany's Flower on display in a prestigious art gallery.". Read More

Call of Duty Online launches public open beta in China after years of development
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Call of Duty Online launches public open beta in China after years of development

VentureBeat reports "Call of Duty Online is a big test as to whether the one of the world’s most successful first-person shooter games can succeed in what has become the world’s largest market for games." . Read More

Bigger Bets, Fewer Gambles: Getting Core Publishers Back on Top of Mobile
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Bigger Bets, Fewer Gambles: Getting Core Publishers Back on Top of Mobile

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Almost on cue, the start of a new year has brought with it new promises that smartphones and tablets are at long last ready to deliver console gaming experiences.". Read More

Spoiled Xmas Mornings: The Dark Side of the Online Future
/ January 9, 2015 8:29 am
Spoiled Xmas Mornings: The Dark Side of the Online Future

GamesIndustry.biz reports "These days, most toys come with built-in rechargeable batteries, or at least with a dodgy pair of off-brand AA's stuck in the packaging somewhere; but not to worry, there's always some source of upset available on a Christmas morning, and this year the role of missing batteries was played, instead, by missing online services.". Read More

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