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Sega opens its wallet to acquire Western mobile developer talent

Sega Networks is making a show of investing in Western F2P game developers by pouring money into a pair of mobile game studios and buying a third one outright. …


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Super Smash Bros. Wii U update opens 15 new 8-player levels

Nintendo updated Super Smash Bros. for Wii U today, adding new levels to the game upon which fans can kick the crap out of their loved ones. The update gives players 15 new levels for free, each one for the game’s eight-player Smash mode. Nintendo of…
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Former pro League of Legends team opens wallets to fantasy eSports

Former League of Legends team Vulcun started a new fantasy eSports website, offering a $ 250,000 prize pool for League of Legends spectators. Much like other fantasy sports such as baseball and football, players participate in daily challenges by sele…
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Blacklight creators Zombie Studios close, Builder Box opens

Zombie Studios, creator of Blacklight and Daylight, has closed, with a portion of the team moving to the newly formed Builder Box, who will continue to develop Blacklight. …


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Tower of Guns opens to PS3, PS4, Xbox One fans in early 2015

Tower of Guns, a bullet-hell-style shooter that’s sprinkled with roguelike elements like procedurally-generated rooms and loot, will open fire on the PS3, PS4 and Xbox One (via the ID@Xbox program) early next year. The upcoming ports were announced i…
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Microsoft opens its coffers to cryptocurrency Bitcoin

Alongside cash and credit, Microsoft will now also accept Bitcoin in exchange for digital content, including music, movies and games on its Xbox consoles and Windows devices.

Bitcoin fans wanting to use their money on Microsoft’s goods have a few ca…
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Red Faction: Guerrilla opens Steamworks public beta

Red Faction: Guerrilla is the latest game to completely shed its Games for Windows Live coat, and will now begin testing full Steam support features, Nordic Games announced. The publisher invited players to participate in a public beta of the game’s…
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On the back of mobile success, InnoGames opens new studio

The Hamburg-based studio, best known for making browser games, has an iPad hit — and now expands to Dusseldorf to beef up its mobile offerings. …


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Unreal Engine Marketplace opens, UE4 free to educators

*You enter a building marked with the Epic Games and Unreal Engine logos. As you do, a cheerful voice comes over the intercom.*

Greetings, shoppers! Welcome to the just-opened Unreal Engine Marketplace, where Unreal Engine 4 developers can peruse…
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The Long Dark’s Early Access sandbox opens September 22

It can be fun to wonder whether you could survive being stranded in the wilderness using solely your wits, but actually testing that theory isn’t particularly advisable. The Long Dark is probably a safer way to get your answer, and developer…
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