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Oculus VR Raises $75m In Real Money To Deliver A Virtual Future

Oculus VR, creators of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, have seen the future, and it is green. It was announced Thursday that the fledgling technology company, less than 18 months after the conclusion of the first Kickstarter, had raised $75 million in Series B funding, after a $16 million …

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Out This Week: December 9, 2013

Despicable Me 2, The Day of the Doctor and Fast & Furious 6 vie for your Blu-ray player's attention in a week light on new games.<p>With so many new …

Minecraft 1.7.4 is out now with Twitch streaming support

<i>Minecraft</i> version 1.7.4 is out today, and this update will let you stream to Twitch with a simple key press. To set this up, you'll need to link your …

Fez Sells One Million Copies

Sequel still uncertain.<p>Fez has sold over a million copies across all platforms, according to developer Polytron.<p>A post on the studio's official site …

PS4 users have streamed more than 38 years of gameplay since launch

PlayStation 4 users have streamed more than 38 years — over 20 million minutes — of live gameplay through the Twitch and Ustream services since the console's launch on Nov. 15, Sony Computer Entertainment's American and European branches announced today.<p>This number includes 800,000 broadcasts and …

Inafune's 3DS game Kaio: King of Pirates delayed to 2014

<i>Kaio: King of Pirates</i>, the Nintendo 3DS pirate game lead by Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune, is delayed to 2014, according to changes made to the game's official website.<p><i>Kaio</i> was announced in 2011 at a press conference held in Tokyo. The game is an action role-playing title with multiplayer support …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

Why former LucasArts devs are headed to GDC 2014

Noah Falstein was worried.<p>A veteran of the video game industry for 30-plus years, he made the rounds at developers like 3DO and DreamWorks Interactive before landing his current position at Google. But before all that, back at the beginning of his career, he worked at a small startup within a film …

Notch turned down a job at Valve to develop Minecraft

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson turned down a job at Valve while he was working on his game, according to a passage from the book <i>Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus 'Notch' Persson and the Game that Changed Everything</i> as reported by AllThingsD.<p>The book reveals that Persson was invited …

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Find Mii Boss Appears in Smash Bros. 3DS

Is it an item or a stage hazard? You decide.<p>Nintendo announced the Dark Lord, a boss from the StreetPass 3DS games Find Mii (also known as StreetPass …

WildStar to feature Medic, Engineer classes

Carbine Studios' upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>WildStar</i>, will feature a Medic and Engineer class, the developer announced today.<p>The Medic is a mid-range class that uses medium armor and relies on Power Cores as its resource. Players who choose the medic can either go with …

Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy flight controls, and I …

Trion Steps Into Open World With 'Trove'

Trion Worlds (<i>RIFT, Defiance</i>) is moving into the open world adventure with <b>Trove</b><i>.</i> With Sony Online Entertainment’s <i>EverQuest Next Landmark</i> also on the way, it looks like 2014 is going to be a prime year for massively multiplayer voxel worlds.<p>With titles like <i>Minecraft</i> and <i>Cube World</i> spurring the craze, …

The Besties 80: Thanksgiving surprise

We couldn't let you brave the long trip home all alone.<p>Earlier this week, The Besties recorded a special, pre-holiday episode. Thank goodness, because we'd missed a number of great games during launch month madness. There's so much left to hit before the end of the year!<p>How have you kept up with …

First iPhone game controllers take iOS back to the future

Logitech's PowerShell and the Moga Ace Power are the first of many<p>iOS 7 isn't just a fresh lick of flat paint for the iPhone. One of the significant changes Apple made under the hood of its latest mobile operating system was to open it up to third-party gaming accessories. In a mobile gaming world …

Watch us walk you through the Xbox One's UI

The Xbox One's user interface is a cleaned-up version of its predecessor's, but don't let its simplicity be misleading. There's a lot to dig into here, menus and submenus of options and Kinect voice-commands that will allow players to get to anywhere from anywhere within the UI. It's sort of like …

Samsung Ships 800K Gear Smartwatches, Sells About 50K

Original report claimed 800K in sales.<p>Samsung has shipped 800,000 units of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch, according to a report from The Verge. The …

Call of Duty: Ghosts double XP weekend live for all platforms

A double XP weekend for Call of Duty: Ghosts is now live.<p>The promotion will run from now, 10:00 PT/18:00 GMT Friday, November 8, and will run for three days, until 10:00PT/18:00 GMT Monday, November 11.<p>Double XP will be active on all of the platforms the game has currently been released for: Xbox …

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Star Wars, Super Smash Bros. mashup recreates the film

Artist and YouTube user James Farr created a Star Wars parody using Nintendo characters and a nod to the Super Smash Bros. series.<p>The video stars The Legend of Zelda hero Link in place of Luke Skywalker. Along with his robot pals — a Toad-ized version of R2D2 and R.O.B. reimagined as C-3PO — Link …

The Besties 78: Our fondest memories of the generation

To send off the current generation of consoles, we decided to do something a little special.<p>There are no winners or losers this week, just our fondest memories from one of gaming's longest console cycles. I had a nice time recording this episode. Like Justin and Griffin, I started covering games …

The Amazingly Unlikely Story of How Minecraft Was Born

• Author: Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson. Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 11.05.13. 11.05.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 …

Waiting to buy a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One could be the smartest thing you do

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>The gaming industry is going to enter the eighth generation of consoles this month, but it may be better to wait before wasting your hard-earned money on a …

Study: Playing video games can increase brain size

Playing video games can increase brain volume in regions of the brain responsible for spatial navigation, strategic planning, memory and motor skills, according to a new study from research centers in Berlin.<p>The study, which appears in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, was conducted by researchers …

The PlayStation 4 gets launch hype with a quartet of trailers

A series of four trailers dissects the DualShock 4 controller and the PS4 development experience in advance of the console's launch next week.<p>The first trailer, seen above, is the most substantive of the four; it examines the layout, design and features of the PS4's excellent controller from the …