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A characters’ history of Street Fighter IV: Ultra edition

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Players have thrown digital punches, tempest-size fireballs, and physics-breaking kicks at each other through the Street Fighter franchise since the 1990s, and …

How Oculus VR is starting to change the direction of gaming (interview)

LOS ANGELES — Virtual reality gaming startup Oculus VR returned to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game trade show this week in Los Angeles as a real, competitive platform in the emerging VR game business.<p>It’s been just two years from the first public showing of the Oculus Rift virtual …

Los peligros del Big Data

"<b>Yo soy yo y mis circunstancias</b>" decía Ortega y Gasset. Aunque tal vez, a día de hoy, sea más conveniente cambiar las circunstancias por "privacidad …

Angry Birds Stella coming in September

Angry Birds developer Rovio will release its mobile spin-off title, <i>Angry Birds Stella</i>, this September, the company announced today on its website.<p>Stella is "fun, feisty and always up for a challenge" and will be joined by five friends on Golden Island, a new addition to the Angry Birds …

As gamers continue to take their first steps into the exciting new worlds that the PS4, Wii U and Xbox One are delivering, we're still waiting on the …

[Friday Five] Five Worst Game Launches

I’m going to go ahead and assume that everyone reading this has already heard of the buggy, overhyped mess of a launch that Ubisoft’s <i>Watch_Dogs</i> just …

Mortal Kombat: Violent game that changed video games industry

<b>Warner Bros has confirmed it plans to release Mortal Kombat X next year, the latest edition in a video game series that has stoked controversy and allured fighting fanatics for more than 20 years.</b><p>It will be the first title offered on the "next-gen" PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles - and if the …

Hunger Games Exhibition and Mobile Game Announced

Lionsgate expands Katniss' world.<p>Lionsgate has revealed that The Hunger Games film franchise will move from the silver screen and into major museums …

'Dots' has a sequel, and it's a whole lot better

'TwoDots,' too furious<p><i>Dots</i> is simple — perhaps too simple. The mobile puzzle game, which is currently on its way to China, became a hit thanks to its clever and intuitive color-matching mechanic. But outside of high-score chasing, the game doesn't offer a great deal of depth and can become tedious …

Dragon Quest 8 Is Now Playable on an iPhone, iPad or Android Device

I’m looking at <i>Dragon Quest 8</i> on my iPhone 5 as I type this. Hard to believe a game as grand and clever and open-ended and now going on a decade old …

We shall all ascend: Sci-fi deckbuilder Star Realms is coming to mobile

Let's see Adayu defeat this.<p>This will be old news to those who backed this game's successful Kickstarter last autumn, but this is all fresh for me. …

Sega's newest Super Monkey Ball game apes Peggle for iOS and Android

The next entry in Sega's Super Monkey Ball series is not a frantic game of tilt and tumble. Unlike other entries in the venerable arcade franchise, players don't steer monkeys trapped inside plastic spheres. <i>Super Monkey Ball Bounce</i>, coming to Android and iOS this summer, is essentially <i>Peggle</i>.<p><i>Super</i> …

The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores.<br>By Brett Nelson

Success

Table Tennis Touch captures all of the fun of ping-pong with none of the humiliation

Ballet-meets-Twister game coming to iOS May 21, Android version delayed

<i>Bounden</i>, the two-player motion-controlled game that encourages players to dance with each other, will launch on iOS devices on May 21, with the Android version delayed to a later date.<p>In a statement released on its website, Game Oven Studios's producer Eline Muijres said the delay is caused by …

Thomas Was Alone out now for iPad — and its creator thinks indies still belong on iOS

It’s tough out in the world for an indie game on iOS. If you’re not free (Flappy Bird), already popular (Candy Crush Saga), or Minecraft, you tend to not do great on iPhone or iPad. But this isn’t preventing developer Mike Bithell from releasing his game on the platform.<p>It is nearly two years old …

'Flappy Bird' creator teases new game on Twitter

<i>Flappy Bird</i> creator Dong Nguyen is moving beyond the feathered friend that brought him massive recognition — he just announced on Twitter that he's building a new game and attached a screenshot to go along with it. There's no other detail on the game yet aside from a small helmeted human being …

Transformers: Age of Extinction game coming to iOS this summer

Is it wrong that — regardless of how many times I get burned on either Michael Bay <i>Transformers</i> movies, or video game movie adaptations — I’m still excited at the prospect of a new <i>Transformers</i> game?<p>DeNA and Hasbro has just announced the official tie-in game for the upcoming <i>Transformers</i> sequel, <i>Age of</i> …

Windows Phone

The Official Transformers: Age of Extinction Mobile Game Is Coming

From DeNA, the folks behind the <i>Transformers: Legends</i> mobile card game, comes <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i>, a combat runner based on the fourth film …

Conquest of Elysium 3 bound for Android (and maybe iOS)

Doctorate in cold rocking it.<p>About once a year, the Platform Exclusivity Gods look down upon Android with great pity and --in their benevolence-- …

Comic Books

Battle Fleet 2 launches "within two months"

Smokestack lightning.<p>Jedrzej Jonasz got in touch yesterday with some new images of Battle Fleet 2, the iPad naval combat sim that he unveiled for us …

Video: TNA Currently Working On New Mobile Game

Impact Wrestling.com<p>– TNA is in the middle of working on a new video game for mobile platforms. The video is only an early demo reel for the game, as …

TinyTake, capturas de pantalla y screencasts gratis incluso desde la webcam (Windows)

TinyTake es una de las más completas herramientas de captura de pantalla para Windows que incluye características de edición y para crear grabaciones …

Analysis: Mobile games explosion comes with a price

If you'd come to the Mobile Gaming USA 2014 conference to look at games, you'd have left mightily disappointed.<p>This San Francisco confab was a bone dry business conference, heavy on analytics and light on E3-style wham-bam pyrotechnics. Judging from the various presentations this week, from the …

Mobile is burning, and free-to-play binds the hands of devs who want to help

In early March of this year Fireproof released the happy news that we've collectively sold 5.5 million copies of our mobile games <i>The Room</i> and <i>The Room 2</i> since release.<p>At Fireproof we'd always heard a mobile game had to be a casual, free to download, games-as-a-service title you can play for …

On mobile, more challenging games mean more money

Throughout the last year, Supercell's fortress defense game "Clash of Clans" and King Digital's "Candy Crush Saga" vied for the title of highest …

How Chillingo plans to find the next Flappy Bird (interview)

On Chillingo’s web site, you can easily find a link for submitting a game to the publisher of third-party mobile games. Chillingo, a division of gaming giant Electronic Arts, exists to publish mobile games from indie developers and, hopefully, turn them into big hits.<p>Chillingo wants to make it easy …

Three indies discuss the future of free-to-play games

The phrase itself conjures up emotions.<p>The free-to-play model as it's been used in the last few years is divisive. Some see it as a way to lower the barrier to entry, to invite players into games without an upfront financial burden. Others see it used as a crass business model designed to get …