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microsoft minecraft purchase
2014-09-11 06:18:40

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 Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Journal’s Evelyn M. Rusli, Shira Ovide, Sven Grundberg and Joann S. Lublin, unidentified sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the two companies were engaging in...

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) -...

2014-09-04 16:24:29

Based on Acclaimed PlayStation® Game CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Andres Muschietti has signed on to direct the highly-anticipated adaptation of best-selling PlayStation(®) software title, "Shadow of the Colossus." Seth Lochhead to write the screenplay (under Muschietti's supervision). Barbara Muschietti will come on board the project to produce alongside Kevin Misher, who produces through his Misher Films...

2014-09-04 16:23:58

Dragon-themed Mobile Slot Puzzle Game with Real Money Gaming Mechanics will be demoed at G2E with Eight other titles for new platform LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamblit Gaming, leading technology provider for real money gaming in mobile games, today announced a partnership with NS Studio, a top South Korean PC/mobile game developer that creates addictively fun technology experiences. Together, they will launch "Epic Slots," a new mobile puzzle game that incorporates...

2014-09-04 08:25:46

Proven gaming industry executive brings 30+ years of senior financial and operational leadership from PopCap Games, F5 Networks and KPMG SEATTLE, Sept 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced that it has appointed Robert J. Chamberlain as chief financial officer. Chamberlain is responsible for the company's global financial operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142730 For the last two decades,...

2014-09-02 12:25:26

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KingsIsle Entertainment invites everyone to party as Wizard101 turns six years old today! Get free gifts, enjoy special offers, find fun new items, and join in the cool events happening all month long. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/141915 "It's been a monumental journey for both KingsIsle and the fans of Wizard101," said Josef Hall, vice president and creative director at KingsIsle Entertainment. "We're incredibly proud to...

2014-09-01 12:21:44

VIENNA, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolutionary crowdfunding and promotional model for the stars of the future Global Rockstar is looking for the best acts in the world: until 30 September, musicians in every genre can enter original tracks to the national preliminary rounds for the chance to represent their country in the Global Finals. The winner will receive a cash prize of USD 25,000. Global Rockstar helps provide financial support to all of the...

2014-08-28 12:26:15

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading advancers in content, gaming and entertainment industry make news with planned developments, partnerships and additions to strengthen company leadership: Tapinator Inc. (OTC: TAPM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) Tapinator, Inc. (OTC: TAPM) today announced that Teymour Farman-Farmaian is joining its Advisory...


Latest Video game developers Reference Libraries

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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