There’s a lot the president of the United States needs to do in the course of a day, but current president Barack Obama makes time to keep up on Game of Thrones, going so far as to have a favorite episode. According to director David Nutter, who spoke at a panel at San Diego Comic Con, the president’s favorite episode ... Read More »

Electronic Arts’ stock price is at an all-time high

Gaming is in its golden age, and big and small players alike are maneuvering like kings and queens in A Game of Thrones. Register now for our GamesBeat 2015 event, Oct. 12-Oct.13, where we’ll explore strategies in the new world of gaming. Even before it has rolled out the next Madden NFL or its first Star Wars game, Electronic Arts ... Read More »

Why do some games get the ‘downgrade’ treatment?

There’s been a lot of hubbub about so-called “downgraded” games in recent years. Developers like Ubisoft Montreal and From Software have received a lot of heat from fans over the fact that some of their finished games don’t look nearly as good as early gameplay videos made them out to be. What causes this phenomenon, and why haven’t developers learned ... Read More »

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 »