Lionsgate Partners With Millennium Films and Game Developer and Publisher Fifth Journey to Create Expendables Game for Mobile Phones and Tablets

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and HONG KONG, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ — As part of its continued expansion into the game space, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, has partnered with producer Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films and Hong Kong-based mobile game developer and publisher Fifth Journey to create an Expendables mobile game, the companies announced today.  The Expendables ... Read More »

Escape room gaming trend comes to mall area

Imagine being in a locked room and having a limited amount of time to find clues and solve a series of problems in order to find the code that will unlock the door. That’s the setup behind a real-life gaming phenomenon sweeping the country. Known as escape rooms, these events first started becoming popular in Asia in the early 2000s ... Read More »

Sony Xperia phones now capable of Twitch game streaming

Live-streaming footage of video games has become a staple feature across the current generation of game console and PCs, thanks to the popularity of theTwitch service. However, one platform gameplay streaming and broadcasting hasn’t yet become common on is mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Well, that could be changing sooner than expected, as Sony has partnered with Twitch to ... Read More »

China’s Wozlla Lands $2M For Its HTML5 Game Development Platform

Native apps may be the current vision for what mobile services and games should be, but a number of companies are pioneering HTML5-based web apps as a more rounded alternative. One such outfit, China-based game firm Wozlla, has landed a $2 million investment from PE firm Greenwoods Asset Management to open its development technology to third-party developers worldwide. Co-founded by former Opera engineer Zi Bin Cheah and other ... Read More »

Games Inbox: Lara Croft vs. Nathan Drake, Justice League game, and Wild ARMs HD

Personality counts for a lot I was just thinking some more about the showdown between Uncharted 4 and Rise Of The Tomb Raider that we’re not really going to get any more, as well as watching the E3 demo of Uncahrted for the umpteenth time. The graphics and everything are great but it’s really the banter and jokes between Nate ... Read More »

Microsoft: Xbox One heading for GTA 5 drop in latest round of title tweaks with Diablo 3

Having promised the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale, it’s almost time for those deals to go live for fans looking to grab an online bargain. Fans will be able to pick up Grand Theft Auto V awith a Great White Shark Cash Card worth $1,250,000 in in-game GTA dollars to spend in GTA Online for 25 percent less. The price drop ... Read More »

‘Minecraft’ Games Download: Pocket Edition for Microsoft Windows 10 Unveiled; Beta Will Be Available on July 29, ‘Parity’ & Other Features Added

Microsoft on Sunday has announced that Mojang’s world-building video game, “Minecraft,” will be available on Windows 10. Mojang said that the “Minecraft” version in Microsoft Windows 10 will not replace the current version of the video game in PC. It was reported that the video game’s Pocket Edition is a separate gaming platform, PC Gamer reports. In the same report, ... Read More »

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Requires Kinect to Use Cortana

With Microsoft looking to align its efforts on Windows and Xbox One, one of the key features missing from its console is Cortana – the Redmond-based company’s answer to Google Now and Siri. This however is about to change. In an upcoming Xbox One update (and we’ve already seen several substantial updates already) that’s slated for the end of the ... Read More »

Disney Interactive Exploring Virtual Reality for Video Games

Walt Disney Co’s interactive unit is considering bringing Disney Infinity or other video games into the world of virtual reality.Adapting elements of current titles is one option the company is exploring, James Pitaro, president of Disney Interactive, said in an interview. Disney also might create new games specifically for VR or for another emerging platform known as augmented reality, he ... Read More »

Titan Quest Greek Mythology Role-Playing Game Coming to iOS and Android

Titan Quest was a fantastic action role-playing game (RPG) for PC. It blended slick Diablo-inspired combat and an isometric perspective with a detailed game world inspired by Greek mythos. And though we’re not going to see a sequel to this 2006 classic anytime soon, it’s getting a mobile version for Android and iOS. This was announced at E3 2015. French ... Read More »