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December 2014 Archive

    1. Gaze Into The Future: Analyst Predictions for 2015
    1. Editor's Choice: Our Favorite Games of 2014
    1. 15 Twitter follows for 2015
    2. Reviews, scores, sales and playtime - a Steam perspective
    1. NPD corrects November data
    2. New MMO studio from Coleman and Walton
    3. Next-gen GTA V sold 1.84 million in November - Analyst
    4. eSports will thrive on consoles in 2015 - SMITE dev
    5. Applications now open for Search For A Star
    6. Advanced Warfare takes UK Christmas #1
    7. "It's a hard time for Ukraine, but a good time to be a proud Ukrainian"
    8. Gfinity listed on Aim with cap of £13.2m
    9. They said what?: 2014's exclusive interviews
    10. Bringing people together - a year in M&A
    1. Titanfall boasts 8 million unique players
    2. Chris Roberts launching BAFTA LA Games Masterclass series
    3. PS4 "inventory challenged" in Europe
    4. The Long Tail of Mobile Games
    5. Stock Ticker: 2014 in Review
    6. Buggy games deserve much harsher treatment
    1. Are comics a cautionary tale for game makers?
    2. Redbox appoints new VP of games
    3. Chinese game industry sales reach $18.5 billion
    4. High Voltage to open New Orleans studio
    5. Beleaguered Majesco raises $6m, appoints new directors
    6. SCE France announces 1M PS4s sold in territory
    7. The physical-digital turning point is right now - CI Games
    8. People of the Year 2014
    9. GameAnalytics raises $5.5m in Series A, appoints Luke Aviet CEO
    1. Puerto Rico doles out first game dev incentives
    2. Bandai Namco changes names
    3. Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi goes straight to Japanese #1
    4. Consoles make a comeback in 2014
    5. Valve's Chet Faliszek to speak at EGX Rezzed
    6. Tak Fujii leaves Konami
    7. Mobile World Congress gets dedicated games space
    8. Custom games being used to treat psychopaths
    9. GAME Digital posts full-year profit
    10. Mobile Game Marketing in 2015
    11. Innogames earned $100 million in 2014
    12. Update: Valve returns Hatred to Greenlight after removal
    13. Neal Stephenson joins Magic Leap
    1. Facebook VP of engineering departs
    2. Arcadia is Microsoft's new game streaming tech - Report
    3. Humble Bundle has raised over $50 million
    4. Jagex shutting down Transformers Universe
    5. Report: Amazon platforms have the highest rate of mobile spenders
    6. Dots developer nets $10 million
    7. Are the walls closing in on indie developers?
    8. CPI for Android and iOS diverges again
    9. Korean dev A-33 Studio raises $700k for mobile shooter
    10. Virtuos closes series B round
    1. That Dragon, Cancer gets funded
    2. GamerGate's silver lining
    3. Xbox One gets price cut in China
    4. Brussels agrees to reforms of French games tax breaks
    5. Trip Hawkins joins mobile esports platform Skillz
    6. Viber is getting into games
    7. No change in UK top 5 as releases wind down for holidays
    8. Destiny players banned for use of modded consoles
    9. Sega looks to TV and film with new hire
    1. Apple rejected "pornographic" Papers Please
    2. Call of Duty US retail sales down 27% year-over-year
    3. Sony in talks to make Mario movie - Report
    4. Penny Arcade, IGDA sign with new PR firm
    5. The data is in and your review score still matters - EEDAR
    6. Chukong Technologies secures new investment from Qualcomm
    7. New CEO for Capcom Europe
    8. Steam Auction launch backfires, is withdrawn
    9. Nintendo's Amiibo line sold 700k units in the US alone
    10. New creative director for Dovetail Games
    11. Activism is Freedom, Too
    12. Lucky Frame ends game development
    1. Boss Fight Entertainment has a new CTO
    2. New VP Entertainment and Licensing for Halfbrick US
    3. Oculus VR acquires Nimble VR and 13th Lab
    4. Mobile gaming installed base tops 1 billion - IDC
    5. LovelUp: Love Life +5
    6. Joseph Olin joins Video Game Bar Association
    7. Back to Reality: What can we expect from VR games?
    8. Acceptable censorship?
    9. GungHo leads $15m funding round for Kamcord
    10. Sony dates, prices PS4 and Vita for China
    11. Microsoft introduces Bitcoin support
    12. The Game Awards attracted 1.9 million viewers
    1. Digital spending in US gets Black Friday bump
    2. Japan's #1 is Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
    3. PlayRaven raises $4.1m, aims to "shake mobile out of its comfort zone"
    4. Peter Moore calls out Twitter for permitting harassment
    5. DICE Stockholm relocating, prepping for growth
    6. Omni treadmill creator closes $2.7m funding round
    7. ToyTalk raises $15 million, doubling lifetime total
    8. Alibaba Group backs KTplay social gaming platform
    9. Why does gender balance matter in the games industry?
    10. Kabam transfers web games to RockYou
    1. Twitch acquiring eSports agency GoodGame
    2. New Twitch features for Xbox One
    3. Another new board member for Razer
    4. Take-Two: Don't like GTA? Don't buy it
    5. Is the games industry vision-impaired?
    6. Dean Hall's new studio is RocketWerkz, and it's hiring
    7. Kuju founders start new digital publisher
    8. Monster Strike unseats Puzzle & Dragons as Japan's top app
    9. Nintendo won't restock some Amiibo figures
    10. Threes & Monument Valley named GOTY by Apple
    1. Microsoft: Will "work on making amends" for Street Fighter exclusivity
    2. Larry Probst "stepping down as an employee of EA"
    3. Oculus talks mobile as Gear VR goes on sale
    4. Gameforge makes move to consoles
    5. The Witcher III delayed again
    6. Birmingham City University to invest £10m in STEM education
    7. Brothers developers form Hazelight
    8. The Crew charts at six in the UK
    9. Lizard Squad claims responsibility for PSN login outage
    10. Nintendo was the big winner at The Game Awards
    11. Obituary: Ralph Baer
    1. Writers' Guild of Great Britain nominees revealed
    2. tinyBuild Games signs student developers
    3. Watch The Game Awards live tonight
    4. Watch PlayStation Experience live this weekend
    5. UK Chip manufacturer Imagination joins micro-computer market
    6. Nordic Games buys dtp adventure IPs
    7. Crytek ending Warface service on Xbox 360
    8. Paradox "freezes" Runemaster development
    9. The 20 Years When Games Grew Up
    1. Green Man Gaming now accepting Bitcoin
    2. Atari: The potential of 35-60 year olds, and why children are "impossible"
    3. Mobile gaming overtakes PC in Southeast Asia - Report
    4. Unity: Why game development is like mountain climbing
    5. Mobile consolidation on the way - Analyst
    6. "It will be hard to tell the difference between what's real and what's virtual"
    7. Haden Blackman heading up 2K's new Hangar 13
    8. Rovio cuts 20 fewer jobs than expected
    9. Autodesk makes its software free for schools
    10. Target Australia removes GTA V from sale following petition
    1. Super Evil Megacorp appoints community manager
    2. New CEO for ZQGame
    3. Digital distribution not a holy grail - Zelnick
    4. Pokemon still topping Japanese chart
    5. UK Industry responds to Chancellor's Autumn statement
    6. Space Ape Games nets $7 million ahead of new RTS
    7. A Crowd of Monsters raises €450,000 for episodic games
    8. Oculus VR: "Wouldn't partner with Microsoft or Sony"
    1. Berlin's Ad2games raises $9 million
    2. EA not looking for big acquisitions
    3. Unity partners with APM to license music to devs
    4. Casey Lynch moving on as Majesco downsizes
    5. Molyneux warns against early Kickstarter campaigns
    6. Valve launches Steam Broadcasting
    7. If you're not in the service economy, games are not a service - Fireproof
    8. Mobile Entertainment shuts down
    9. Azubu goes on hiring spree
    10. Gideon Yu joins Razer board of directors
    11. Games "a bright spot" for retailers on Black Friday
    12. Nintendo: eSports helped drive Smash Bros. excitement to "fever pitch"
    13. League of Legends final viewers down 15 per cent
    14. Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute
    15. PS4 will be $110 cheaper than Xbox One in China - report
    1. tinyBuild hires Mike Rose
    2. Aoife Wilson joins Eurogamer
    3. Nate Wells joins Crystal Dynamics
    4. Sony backs away from FIFA sponsorship
    5. Last-gen sales push CoD to Black Friday record, UK #1
    6. Xbox One beat PS4 on Black Friday - report
    7. 3DS XL to be discontinued in Japan