Archive for category: games

Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000
/ April 11, 2014 4:05 pm
Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000

GamesIndustryBiz reports that a user of Sony Online Entertainment's Player Studio has earned $100,000 in revenue from their creations. Player Studio is the name for a set of templates and tools with which users can create items for sale on the SOE marketplace. Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

GTA V Take Top Position at European Game Awards
/ April 10, 2014 2:24 pm
GTA V Take Top Position at European Game Awards

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Grand Theft Auto V was named Best Game at the European Game Awards, where Rockstar also won prizes for Best Sound and Best Action Game. GTA V was the best-selling game of 2013, and one of the most critically acclaimed. Read More

Nintendo Introduces the New Super Smash Bros
/ April 10, 2014 2:20 pm
Nintendo Introduces the New Super Smash Bros

YahooTech reports that Nintendo announced that its highly anticipated next-gen installment of Super Smash Bros. will be released on the 3DS and the Wii U this summer. Read More

Tetris Hits 425 Million Paid Mobile Downloads
/ April 9, 2014 2:47 pm
Tetris Hits 425 Million Paid Mobile Downloads

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Tetris, a tile-matching puzzle video game, has been paid downloaded 425 million times on mobile platforms, according to former Managing Director of Tetris, Henk Rogers. . Read More

Sony’s Revamped PS Vita to Arrive in U.S.
/ April 9, 2014 2:44 pm
Sony’s Revamped PS Vita to Arrive in U.S.

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Sony's brighter and slimmer PlayStation Vita, which has been making the rounds in European and Japanese game stores for a few months now, will arrive in North America on May 6. The $200 bundle will be packaged with a code to download Borderlands 2 and an 8GB memory card. . Read More

PapayaMobile’s AppFlood to Launch Real Time Market for Mobile Ads in Chinese Market
/ April 9, 2014 2:41 pm
PapayaMobile’s AppFlood to Launch Real Time Market for Mobile Ads in Chinese Market

VentureBeat reports that PapayaMobile is introducing a platform that will make it easier to make branded and targeted advertisements in an effective and automated style for the Chinese mobile gaming market. . Read More

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