Shaun Johannes

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Amazon Pounces On Twitch After Google Balks Due To Antitrust Concerns

One technology giant’s loss is another’s gain.<p>In May, <i>Variety</i> first reported that Google was in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion. Three months later, that deal is dead and Amazon.comconfirmed on Monday that it’s purchasing Twitch for approximately $970 …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

SpaceX just made rocket launches affordable. Here’s how it could make them downright cheap.

When SpaceX put a communications satellite into orbit yesterday, it wasn’t a just triumph of technology. It was a victory for cost control.<p>The enormous expense of rocket launches—especially to the heights needed to keep a large satellite orbiting in a fixed spot over Earth—is a problem for both the …

Valve and Sony both tease buzzy new consoles

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Sony<p>The gaming community is buzzing about two big up-and-coming consoles, Valve’s Steam Box and Sony’s PlayStation Vita …

Chuck Pagano on Richardson: 'A rolling ball of knives'

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano spoke Thursday about the trade that brought running back Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday:<p>"Obviously we feel great about acquiring Trent. His resume speaks for itself, even though it's a one-year glimpse. You can go …

Cage: The future of game narratives will be designed with Scorsese algorithms

Video game narratives will continue to evolve based off of technology that mimics the style of film directors, according to Quantic Dream studio head David Cage during his BAFTA Games keynote in London.<p>In a lecture focusing on the artistic possibilities of games development, Cage looked to the …

Burnout studio Criterion down to just 17 people

Developer Criterion is down to a minimal crew because it chose not to work on anymore Need For Speed titles for Electronic Arts.<p>Criterion released Need For Speed: Most Wanted in 2012, but the studio decided to relinquish control of the series in favor of working on something new. In response, much …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jun<p>20<p>Wed<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Jun<p>22<p>Fri<p>Back to Black: Tribute to Amy Winehouserevival of the entire 2006 Grammy-award winning album BACK TO …

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Sony PS Vita TV: An Ouya Crossbred With A Chromecast

Sony, readying to dish out its first new major gaming console in eight years, just announced a doozy of a device: the PlayStation Vita TV. Don’t let its uninspired name and small stature fool you—the PS-branded gizmo could make big waves.<p>The PS Vita TV Chats Up Your Living Room<p>The teensy device, …

Sony UK reveals the £1,299 HMZ-T3 3D head-mounted display

Sony revealed its third-generation 3D head-mounted display, the HMZ-T3, which retails for £1,299 (approximately $2030) and supports gaming with PlayStation 3 and Windows PC.<p>The head-mounted display can also be used with smartphones for video playback. Supporting 60GHz wireless transmissions, the …

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Report: Taylor Mays to Play Linebacker for Cincinnati Bengals?

When the Cincinnati Bengals released their final 53-man roster on Saturday, two things on the defensive side of the ball stood out over the rest: The team only kept five linebackers, but they also kept three strong safeties.<p>Among those three strong safeties is fourth-year player Taylor Mays.<p>With …