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Google Purchases Green Throttle Games
/ March 12, 2014 4:03 pm
Google Purchases Green Throttle Games

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Google has purchased Green Throttle Games which had winded up its business about four months ago. Google confirmed the acquisition but did not reveal the specific terms of the deal. The former Green Throttle staff and assets have been added in Google’s team. . Read More

Microsoft to Integrate Xbox Live with iOS and Android for Mobile
/ March 5, 2014 5:10 pm
Microsoft to Integrate Xbox Live with iOS and Android for Mobile

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft is planning to integrate its console gaming service for mobile. The Xbox One maker plans to integrate Xbox Live’s functionality with iOS and Android apps and games by creating simple tools to aid mobile developers to add Xbox Live into their titles, irrespective of the platform. . Read More

GSN Acquires Bash Gaming for $160 Million
/ February 26, 2014 3:01 pm
GSN Acquires Bash Gaming for $160 Million

GamesIndustryBiz reports that GSN Games has acquired Bash Gaming for $160 million. Bash Gaming is the studio behind the most prevalent social and mobile title Bingo Bash, which currently has 4.8 million users across iOS, Facebook, Kindle and Android. Read More

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Phoenix Online Introduces New Publishing Label
/ February 21, 2014 5:01 pm
Phoenix Online Introduces New Publishing Label

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Independent Game Developer Phoenix Online Studios has launched Phoenix Online Publishing. The new publishing label aims to promote games based on stories. The company is starting its publishing business by introducing four new games, including Jane Jensen's Moebius: Empire Rising; indie role-playing title Quest for Infamy; The Last Door: Collector's Edition; and Lost Civilization. Read More

Facebook Launches Chaatz
/ February 11, 2014 5:44 pm
Facebook Launches Chaatz

TechCrunch reports that Facebook team responsible for creating feature phones has launched Chaatz, a multi-platform mobile messaging application, focused on both evolving markets and developed markets. . Read More

Flappy Bird Developer to Pull Plug on Game Sales
/ February 10, 2014 5:53 pm
Flappy Bird Developer to Pull Plug on Game Sales

GamesIndustryBiz reports that the developer of Flappy Bird, a popular iOS and Android game, is pulling the game from apps stores without any clear reason behind its withdrawal. Dong Nguyen, who operates Gears studio in Hanoi, Vietnam, only stated that he would be ending the sale of the game “Flappy Bird". . Read More

Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement
/ January 27, 2014 5:46 pm
Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement

Reuters reports that Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement. The companies stated that the deal "would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects." The companies have been in the middle of the smartphone patent wars in law suits with Apple and various other companies. . Read More

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