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2014-01-28 12:26:06

Top-Grossing, Hit Free-to-Play Mobile Games and a Robust Catalog of Nearly 400 Premium Mobile Titles Drive Double-Digit Growth in Gross Revenue and Strong Profits in 2013 SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, announced today that 2013 was another banner year for the company. 2013 was the 11th consecutive year of solid double-digit growth for Big Fish, with more than $266 million in gross revenue. The company's growth was...

2014-01-28 08:35:32

Respawn Community Manager Abbie Heppe to Host Choice Awards and Capybara Games President and Co-Founder Nathan Vella to Present the Independent Games Festival Awards SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCAs), the premier peer-based awards celebrating game development, will be honoring Ken Kutaragi, former CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment and the "Father of the PlayStation" with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his...

2014-01-27 08:25:40

SHANGHAI, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME, "Shanda Games" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer, operator and publisher in China, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter dated January 27(th), 2014 (the "Proposal") from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, the controlling shareholder of the Company, and an affiliate of Primavera Capital Limited (together, the...

2014-01-25 23:04:31

Bill Maynard, author of the self-help book ‘You Matter’ releases an article encouraging individuals to rise above their past. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Bill Maynard, author of the self-help book ‘You Matter’, has recently released an article discussing the importance of taking responsibility for personal life decisions. The article suggests that while it may be easy to point to life challenges for which others are to blame, such as having an absentee father, an...

2014-01-24 04:21:23

SHANGHAI, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY) ("The9"), an online game developer and operator, today announced that its subsidiary, Red5 Studios, Inc. ("Red 5"), and two shareholders have entered into share purchase agreements for the issue and sale of Series B Preferred Stock and common stocks of Red 5 to Shanghai Oriental Pearl Culture Development Co., Ltd., ("Oriental Pearl"), respectively, for an aggregate of approximately $23 million consideration,...

2014-01-22 23:20:55

2014 is expected to be a record year for PC and online games. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 According to the new Core PC Game Usage report from DFC Intelligence, core PC game play outside Asia increased slightly in 2013 versus 2012. This was despite the fact that few major titles were released in 2013. “We thought, with the lack of major new releases, that overall usage would be down,” said DFC analyst Jeremy Miller. “However, the top titles of 2012 continued to do well in...

2014-01-22 08:27:16

By Testing Variants in Real-Time, Company Identifies In-App Marketing Actions That Impact Bottom Line SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swrve, the leader in relationship marketing for mobile apps, today announced it is working with mobile game pioneer Space Ape Games to help improve player retention, loyalty and in-game revenue. Space Ape Games, a London-based mobile game developer, used Swrve to optimize the initial on-boarding experience of their competitive combat...

2014-01-21 08:29:34

SEATTLE, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish today announced the availability of its PC game, "Midnight Castle," on www.bigfishgames.com. "Midnight Castle" adds to Big Fish's PC catalog of free-to-play games. The game is a beautiful mystery adventure set on a magical estate inherited from your eccentric uncle, but it comes with some deep dark secrets. Developed by Elephant Games, this adventure takes you on a quest to find the Mystery Chamber. Along the way, you will play hidden...

2014-01-17 23:02:09

International Game Design and Development Conference Fosters Innovation, Creativity Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 They are students, entrepreneurs or computer developers, all who love playing, creating and designing games. Together, they will descend on American University for a game-making binge, taking an idea from concept to complete game in one intense weekend as participants in the 2014 Global Game Jam™. “If you have ever wanted to make a game, be a part of a team, or...

2014-01-16 16:27:38

Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Leads with 13 Nods LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is proud to honor the year's finest achievements in video games with nominations for the 17(th) Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards), the video game industry's premier peer-based awards show. The Academy's 22,000+ members, comprised of the interactive publishing and development communities, recognize excellence in 24 different interactive game...


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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