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2014-04-01 08:25:38

Founder of Bungie Studios Developing for the "Mobile Core" Gaming Experience PASADENA, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial Toys, a next-generation mobile games developer, announced today a new $5m Series A round of funding led by Accel Partners, early investors in Rovio and Supercell. Industrial Toys is founded by Alex Seropian, founder of Bungie Studios (the team behind the hit Halo franchise). As part of the financing, the company is also announcing the launch of its...

2013-07-30 23:04:43

Certain Affinity Chosen for Facebook’s Mobile Games Publishing Program AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Certain Affinity's pirate party is expanding to mobile devices. The company's popular "Age of Booty" game will arrive on mobile devices this fall, and will be called "Age of Booty: Tactics." In this free-to-play, asynchronous mobile version of the game that racked up over a quarter of a million downloads on consoles, players pillage and plunder for loot...

Bungie Will Not Be Attending E3
2012-05-29 04:01:19

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Video game maker Bungie will not be unveiling a new blockbuster video game title at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. Bungie, the creator of the popular video game Halo, said that it will not be attending the conference this year, which will take place June 5 - 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A representative said on its official blog that the video game company had no plans of being at the conference this year. "We're not going...

Halo Stats Revealed – 20 Million Games Played To Date
2012-04-03 11:09:54

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com There´s an epic tragedy occurring across the globe right in front of our collective eyes. It isn´t the 136 billion “killed” that´s at the center of this catastrophe. It´s the senseless desecration of over 230,000 years collectively spent playing the Halo online video game series that is at the center of this worldwide disaster. According to a recent infographic released by the game maker´s company, Studio Bungie, over 20...

Happy 10th Birthday Xbox
2011-11-18 09:40:07

Microsoft´s Xbox home console celebrates its 10th anniversary this week with its successor, the Xbox 360 a vital frontrunner in home gaming systems. In a market dominated at the time with offerings from established and credible gaming companies, Xbox began life as a critical underdog with tech pundits all but writing off the platform before it even hit store shelves. However, Microsoft instead of releasing a gaming console that underwhelmed, much like its ubiquitous but not-much loved...

2010-11-17 11:07:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV today announced the nominees, categories and two world premieres for the 2010 "Video Game Awards" - the network's annual live televised event to celebrate the best in games. The eighth annual "VGAs" will be a global event, broadcasting in over 175 territories and countries around the world and gathering some of the most notable names in video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more to honor the outstanding achievements within the video...

2010-09-21 10:02:00

LONDON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers worldwide have been queuing overnight to get their hands on a copy of Halo Reach, the final episode of the legendary computer game series from Bungie studios. Complete with mind-blowing new features like jet packs, forklift trucks and holograms, the latest release in the record-breaking series has been tipped to become the best-selling game of 2010. Set up as a prequel to the original games, Halo Reach takes players back the roots of the bloody...

2010-09-16 14:10:00

Microsoft said this week that its newest prequel to its popular "Halo" series racked up $200 million in global sales on launch day. Phil Spencer, vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, said that "Halo: Reach" would help bring about more Xbox 360 console sales for the world's biggest software maker. "We feel really good about where the 'Halo: Reach' numbers are," he told Reuters on the sidelines of the Tokyo Game Show, adding that the number of gamers who played "Reach" on Xbox Live,...

2010-09-14 09:25:00

The latest entry in the massively popular Halo video game series, Halo: Reach for the Microsoft Xbox 360, hit store shelves in more than two dozen countries early Tuesday morning, with thousands of retailers around the world reportedly opening their doors shortly after midnight to greet those eager to purchase their copy of the highly anticipated prequel. According to PC World, Halo publisher Microsoft held launch events at several locations, including the Best Buy Theater in New York's Times...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.