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505 Games stock sale values Starbreeze at $187 million
/ March 23, 2015 11:41 am
505 Games stock sale values Starbreeze at $187 million

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Digital Bros., the parent company of 505 Games, has agreed to buy 2.67 per cent of common shares in Starbreeze AB, worth some $5 million." Read More

Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform

TechCrunch reports "Next week at its F8 developer conference, Facebook will announce new ways for third parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app, according to multiple sources. Facebook hopes to make Messenger more useful, after seeing Asia’s chat apps WeChat and Line succeed as platforms that go beyond just texting with friends." Read More

Amazon’s Twitch is a sleeping giant of media
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Amazon’s Twitch is a sleeping giant of media

Digiday reports "Twitch might not yet be a household name, but that could quickly change as the Amazon-owned video platform starts to add to its media credentials." Read More

The DeanBeat: The intriguing possibilities for Nintendo’s upcoming NX game hardware
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
The DeanBeat: The intriguing possibilities for Nintendo’s upcoming NX game hardware

VentureBeat reports "Nintendo’s chief executive Satoru Iwata dropped some tantalizing clues this week about the company’s plans to enter the market for smartphone games and, separately, create a new piece of dedicated game hardware, code-named NX." Read More

Mobile budgets will go console crazy
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Mobile budgets will go console crazy

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Last year, Hammer & Chisel brought its interpretation of the MOBA genre to tablets with Fates Forever on the iPad. With the mobile marketplace saturated with casual titles, the plan was to target an underserved niche of hardcore gamers." Read More

Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ Launches with $4.1 Million in Latenight U.S. Shows
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ Launches with $4.1 Million in Latenight U.S. Shows

Variety reports "Lionsgate’s “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” has opened impressively with $4.1 million in Thursday-night showings in the U.S." Read More

Report: New Apple TV with Siri coming this summer
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Report: New Apple TV with Siri coming this summer

Mashable reports "We may finally see a new Apple TV this summer, according to a new report. Apple will show off an updated Apple TV set-top box, along with an App Store, at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) this June, BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski reported." Read More

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