Archive for category: games

Oculus Rift Sells 85,000 Dev Kits
/ April 15, 2014 2:32 pm
Oculus Rift Sells 85,000 Dev Kits

TechCrunch reports that Oculus Rift has sold 85,000 units of its virtual reality headset development kit since launch. The company disclosed the figures and broke them down into 60,000 sales of the original DK1 and 25,000 sales of DK2 that went on sale on March . Read More

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

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