Gaming Industry

A Game From Nine Years Ago Made The Top 10 Best-Seller US Chart For August 2018

How did the video game industry fare in August? The NPD Group has released its report for August 2018 US sales, and starting with games, it was EA's Madden NFL 19 that sold the best during the month. That is no surprise at all, as EA's Madden series has topped the sales charts for every August …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

This Is the World's Most Disappointing Stock

For the most disappointing stock trade in the world this year, step forward Tencent Holdings Ltd.<p>Of the 10 companies worth more than $100 billion …

Tencent Holdings

Dream of working in the video game industry? This $12 online course can get you started.

It's been incredible watching the video game industry practically explode since the 1980s, going from arcade cabinets made by handful of people to …

Entertainment Industry

NPD Stats Point’s To Nintendo Hardware’s Strongest Year Since 2011

NPD has released the gaming industry statistics for August 2018 and it has shed quite a bit of light on Nintendo’s amazing return to form after their …

Mario Kart

African gaming industry has potential to create jobs and generate revenue

JOHANNESBURG - The burgeoning gaming industry in Africa offers countries an investment area that has the potential to create jobs and generate …

Entertainment Industry

Tiny Defense for iOS now FREE for first time in over a year (Reg. $3)

After sitting at $2.99 for over a year, Tiny Defense for iOS is now <b>free</b>. The highly-rated game carries a 4+ star rating from over 12,000 gamers and is now free for the first time since July of 2017. Fully updated for iOS 11 and iPhone X, the game follows the story of Green Planet as the peaceful …

Gear & Gadgets

Rocksteady Studios' Next Project Will Be Announced In Q1 2019 [Rumor]

Batman Arkham Knight launched in 2015 and since then, we have yet to hear about the new project from Rocksteady Studios. They have been reportedly …

Batman: Arkham

Capcom closes Dead Rising studio Capcom Vancouver

Today Capcom announced that it's closing Canadian studio Capcom Vancouver, which has long been in charge of the Dead Rising series. The closure comes …

Capcom

Fractured Lands shakes up battle royale with post-apocalyptic combat

<i>Presented by Intel</i><p>It seems like the entire gaming industry is trying to chase the popularity of battle royale shooters. But at least one indie developer believes it has what it takes to stand out from the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnites of the world.<p>In July, Unbroken Studios released an …

Los Angeles

New Look At 'Pokemon's Prototype 'Capsule Monsters' Surfaces

<i>Pokemon</i> stands as one of the top franchises in the world, but it had some growing pains to get where it is now. Way before fans met Pikachu, creator …

Pokémon

Beating Feature Creep

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Game Design

"We've never made a game with a jump button, and we don't plan to start now"

As its name suggests, Tomorrow Corporation is a bit of an anachronism. The studio was founded in 2010, and has thrived as an independent developer by …

Entertainment Industry

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Fire TV 4K $40, Seagate 6TB HD $100, LG 5K UltraFine Display $650, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast:<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week …

Amazon Fire TV

Russia: Nintendo Sales Overtake Xbox In The First Half Of 2018

M.video-eldorado, the largest video game retailer in Russia, has published a report on the state of the Russian video game market in the first half …

Entertainment Industry

News: Augmented Reality Game Developer Illumix Emerges from Stealth to Score $8.6 Million in Funding

Apple often cites its tight integration of hardware and software for its success. Startup Illumix is looking to do the same thing for AR gaming by …

Augmented Reality

Writing the video games of the future

ArenaNet senior narrative designer Aaron Linde opened the PAX West panel by illiciting a big audience laugh. He showed a clip of LA Noire: The VR …

Entertainment Industry

Asian gaming industry will shrug off China’s crackdown and see healthy growth, UBS forecasts

Asia’s video games industry will expand by almost 10 per cent annually in spite of tighter regulations hampering growth in China, the world’s largest …

Entertainment Industry

Get a job: Obsidian Entertainment is hiring an Engine Programmer

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!<p>Here is just one of the many, many …

Entertainment Industry

Tencent executive departs for US hedge fund | Financial Times

Tencent investment director Jonathan Lai has left the company to join the US-based hedge fund Coatue Management, following months of regulatory …

Hedge Funds

Look Beyond Las Vegas To See Casino Gaming's Large Local Impact

Even though Nevada lost its monopoly on casino gaming in 1976, many Americans still think of the national casino gaming industry as being mostly in—and benefiting—Las Vegas. But most of the $72 billion or so tribal and commercial casinos make each year comes from outside Las Vegas. And while the …

Casinos

Twitter is going to let you see your tweets in chronological order again

Twitter has announced that it will once again give users the option to view their timelines in reverse chronological order, allowing them to opt out of its "Show the best Tweets first" format.<p>Originally Twitter was structured in reverse chronological order, but the company switched to a default …

Game Development

YouTube Gaming migrates to main YouTube hub

YouTube Gaming, in its current form, is disappearing. But its features and purpose will live on merged with YouTube proper, with a new destination …

Entertainment Industry

Did you open source career begin with video games?

Certainly you don't need to be a gamer as a child to grow up and become a developer, nor does being a gamer automatically set you up for a career in …

Open Source Movement

Stone skimmers and e-gamers spot a chance to flip fun into sport | Financial Times

The greatest thrills in sport tend to make unpronounceable noises. The <i>p’kaaah</i> of a perfect tennis serve. The <i>p’plinkle</i> of a golf ball tumbling into …

eSports

Game On, Asia

Delayed new game approvals and regulations aimed at addictive behavior have taken a significant toll on China’s video gaming industry this month, …

Business

Niantic rolls out beta PokeStop nominations in Brazil and South Korea

Niantic has announced that, for the first time since its launch over two years ago, Pokemon Go players will be able to submit real-life locations for …

Entertainment Industry

New era in virtual reality therapy for common phobias

Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset. Through VR, he rode an …

Virtual Reality

On Quality Assurance

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Entertainment Industry

Nintendo introduces Fortnite Switch bundle with V-bucks included

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Switch hardware bundle that's a bit different from its existing and past bundles.<p>The Fortnite bundle, which …

Entertainment Industry

PSA Sign Partnership with FeedConstruct - Professional Squash Association

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have signed a partnership with digital content providers FeedConstruct which will see the PSA deliver live …

Squash