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Microsoft Close To Acquiring Minecraft-Developer Mojang AB

Microsoft Close To Acquiring Minecraft-Developer Mojang AB

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is currently in talks to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish video game developer behind the popular “Minecraft” title, and a deal could be completed by the end of the week, the Wall...

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2014-09-19 23:05:38

Global Games Market 2014-2018 and Global Video Game Market 2014-2018 are new research reports available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas,Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 One of the major trends in this market is the increased number of platforms such as mobile platforms, social network gaming, handheld games, and online games on the PC. Analysts forecast the Global Games market to grow at a CAGR of 9.19 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, one of the major...

2014-09-18 12:35:22

COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia College is pleased to announce that EA Sports will support the President's Inauguration Video Game Challenge. The challenge, part of Dr. Scott Dalrymple's Oct. 17 inauguration festivities, will now feature Madden NFL 15, which is the newest installment in EA Sports' iconic football game series, instead of Madden NFL 25. EA Sports also will provide copies of Madden NFL 15 for the college to use at the challenge. "I would like to...

2014-09-17 16:25:18

TOKYO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) and Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced that they have extended and strengthened their strategic partnership to offer Unity Pro for PlayStation® for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Vita at no additional cost to all PlayStation® licensed developers. SCEI and Unity originally entered into a strategic partnership in March 2013...

2014-09-16 16:25:32

Upper Deck To Release Trading Cards, Trading Card Games And More For The Assassin's Creed franchise! CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has reached an agreement with Ubisoft to create a line of products including trading cards, games, game accessories, limited-edition posters and more for the popular Assassin's Creed franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/LA94095LOGO The Assassin's Creed franchise launched in 2007 and is one of the...

2014-09-15 08:27:09

Iconic cross-platform franchise to become part of Microsoft Studios. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the celebrated Stockholm-based game developer, and the company's iconic "Minecraft" franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises "Halo," "Forza," "Fable" and...

2014-09-15 08:25:39

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTREEV SOFT, a Korea-based game developer and publisher, has announced the latest version of its sci-fi strategy game Second Earth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146013 Second Earth embarks on a new season with "Second Earth 2.0", a major update packed with 20+ new features including 'Explore', Hero, and new combat units. Most notably, with the game's new PvE 'Explore', the most anticipated feature of this update,...

2014-09-11 23:05:55

Armies of Riddle, a new Fantasy Battle Game for Mobile devices as well as a physical counterpart has officially launched at Kickstarter.com in a move the developer says will help spread the word out about the exciting new game as well as offer avid gamers a chance to test it before it is officially launched into the market Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Armies of Riddle, a new Fantasy Battle Game for Mobile devices as well as a physical counterpart has officially launched at...

2014-09-09 16:25:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed a new contract with TIPOS a.s. to provide instant games and consulting services to the National Lottery of Slovakia. The contract, which was awarded through a competitive procurement process, continues the successful relationship that Scientific Games has had with TIPOS a.s. since 2005. The four-year contract began on January 1,...

2014-09-08 23:10:09

Infinity Contact ranks no. 2354 overall and ninth in the state of Iowa. Cedar Rapids, IA, September 5, 2014 (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Infinity Contact, a premiere sales agency, ranked No 2354 in Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the country’s top 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Companies on the list are ranked according to percentage of revenue growth from 2010 through 2013. Infinity Contact received its ranking based on growth of 149%....

2014-09-08 12:25:04

More Than $500,000 Paid to Young Indie Game Developers within Program's First Year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the Internet's largest user-powered game creation, development, and gameplay platform, today announced that the company's Developer Exchange (DevEx) program has awarded more than $500,000 in payouts to game developers in the past ten months. The program, which enables budding and indie game creators to exchange virtual currency - known as ROBUX(TM) -...


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iQue Player
2013-08-05 13:29:37

The iQue Player was developed by Nintendo and manufactured by iQue as a video game console. The Chinese name for the iQue is Shen You Ji (Devine Gaming Machine). The console is in the shape of a controller that plugs directly into a television. An accessory is available for multiplayer use. It is sold exclusively in China and was released on November 17, 2003. The game cartridges contained a built in 64 MB flash card that plugged into the console / controller. Upon release of the unit,...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

Atari 5200
2013-03-26 12:10:52

The Atari 5200 is a video game system that is manufactured by Atari Inc., and was introduced in 1982. It was the successor to the Atari 2600, but did not do as well commercially, mainly from its incompatibility with the 2600’s library of games. In 1983, two port models were released along with an adapter to allow the 5200 to play all 2600 games. On May 21, 1984 Atari released the Atari 7800 and discontinued production of the 5200. Atari released the 400/800 computers to compete with...

Sega Dreamcast
2013-03-16 09:06:37

The Dreamcast is a video game console released by Sega in November 1998 in Japan, September 1999 in North America, October 1999 in Europe, and November 1999 in Australia. In the first 24 hours of release 225,132 units were sold and a total of 500,000 in the first two weeks. On January 31, 2001, Sega announced it would discontinue the production of the Dreamcast in March 2001 and concentrate solely on software. Even though the console production was discontinued, Sega of Japan still...

Panasonic 3DO
2013-03-16 08:56:25

The Panasonic 3DO is a video game console produced by Panasonic and was released in North America On October 4, 1993, in Japan on March 20, 1994, and in Europe later in 1994. The 3DO games were manufactured by multiple developers who paid a royalty to 3DO for each game that was sold. This ultimately was the downfall of the 3DO, making it a very expensive product. The founder of 3DO, Trip Hawkins, stated that the 3DO was not a game console, but a high end audio video system and was priced...

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