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2014-05-27 08:26:19

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starship, the Liverpool- based digital entertainment company, today unveil the breadth of their cross-genre portfolio with details of three new IPs, including world firsts in the gaming and lifestyle sectors. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400537-starship-reveal-a-glimpse-of-world-first-IPs The studio, helmed by Evolution Studios founder and MotorStorm creator Martin Kenwright,...

2014-05-27 08:24:58

SEOUL, South Korea, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTREEV SOFT announced today the global launch of its combat strategy game Second Earth. Simultaneously released in more than 130 countries around the world, Second Earth is available for free on iOS and Android devices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140526/91122 Second Earth is a sci-fi strategy game in which players have to grow and defend their own planets by upgrading troops, gathering treasures, strategically deploying...

2014-05-22 12:30:00

LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGA the network for game developers and digital publishers in the UK is continuing to campaign for PEGI, the European game content rating system, to reform its punitive pricing policy, following complaints from TIGA members. In an open letter [http://www.tiga.org/news/press-releases/tiga-urges-pegi-to-review-its-pricing-policy-to-help-indies ] to PEGI managing director, Simon Little, last month, TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson called...

2014-05-22 08:36:15

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany and SOFIA, Bulgaria, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Step into the shoes of legendary heroes from history and fantasy and lock horns in "Arena of Fate"; an action-packed online multiplayer game coming to PC and consoles soon from Crytek. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/687383 ) Featuring fast-paced 5 vs. 5 battles, Arena of Fate expands Crytek's range of Games-as-a-Service, and will be playable for the first time at...

Oculus Rift Maker Slapped With ZeniMax Lawsuit
2014-05-22 05:01:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR and its founder Palmer Luckey are facing a very real lawsuit. On Wednesday id Software and its owner ZeniMax Media filed a suit in Texas, alleging that Luckey and his company illegally misappropriated trade secrets in order to build development tools for the Oculus Rift headset. ZeniMax issued a statement that said all efforts to resolve this matter amicably were unsuccessful and this week it...

2014-05-20 08:26:32

Who Will Be The Next Skylanders® Hero? PLANO, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., today announced the three final Skylanders® character names to be voted on from the "Choose and Name a New Hero" contest. The joint promotion between Frito-Lay and Activision gives fans the unique opportunity to choose a new Skylanders character which will appear in the upcoming...

2014-05-17 23:00:37

New app Top vs. Bottom seeks to join the ranks of Heads Up! as a must-have, mobile party game. Developed by a team of Harvard Business School students who noticed the lack of a demographically targeted, mobile party games,Top vs. Bottom is a comical, debate-based game intended specifically for university students and young adults. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Top vs. Bottom hit the Apple App Store last week. This cheeky new game engages participants in comical debates for hours of...

2014-05-15 12:41:51

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC), ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS), Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE: ALU), Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) and Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-05-15 08:27:10

BEIJING, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (KONG), a leading provider of digital entertainment services for consumers in the PRC, today officially announced that the most-anticipated 3D fantasy MMORPG Guild Wars 2 begins its Open Beta Test today at 10:00 am on May 15th with 33 server groups prepared for Chinese players. Finally, Guild Wars 2, a world-class revolutionary MMO with over 5 years dedicated to development and innovative core gameplay, formally opens its...

2014-05-13 20:25:13

BEIJING, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (KONG), a leading provider of digital entertainment services for consumers in the PRC, today hosted the Pre-Open Beta Celebration Event for Guild Wars 2 on May 13(th), 2014, called "Guild Wars 2 Evening of Celebration Event". Leilei Wang, CEO of Kongzhong Corporation and Mike O'Brien, President of ArenaNet, together announced the May 15th Open Beta of Guild Wars 2 along with the teams of Kongzhong and ArenaNet. The event was...


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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