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Surprise success proves a struggle for indie game developers

Surprise success proves a struggle for indie game developers

Striking it rich with an indie video game hit may seem like a dream come true, but a quick look at lotteries and professional sports shows that a windfall can be difficult to handle. Perhaps unsurprisingly, [...]

MLB iBeacons to check fans in when they enter stadiums, push notifications throughout the game

MLB iBeacons to check fans in when they enter stadiums, push notifications throughout the game

Two weeks ago it was reported that iBeacons were being installed in the stadiums of the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, but with that trial installation out of the way, the MLB is expanding [...]

GDC 2014: Fruit Ninja developer intros destructive new puzzle game, Bears vs. Art

GDC 2014: Fruit Ninja developer intros destructive new puzzle game, Bears vs. Art

We met up with the fine folks from Halfbrick Studios at GDC 2014 to check out their upcoming puzzle game, Bears vs. Art. Players send a raging bear through gallery to slash up priceless works of [...]

GDC 2014: The Deer God game shows what goes around comes around

GDC 2014: The Deer God game shows what goes around comes around

One of the less conventional games we saw at GDC 2014 was The Deer God from Crescent Moon Games. In it you lead a poor life as a hunter, and as the laws of karma dictate, [...]

Faucet of iOS 8 leaks take aim at Notification Center, Game Center

Faucet of iOS 8 leaks take aim at Notification Center, Game Center

iOS fans have had a veritable smorgasbord of leaks this week that could offer insight into what Cupertino is planning for its mobile OS this year – and there’s still more to come. 9to5Mac is wrapping [...]

30 years on, the Nintendo Entertainment System is reimagined as an aluminum game console

30 years on, the Nintendo Entertainment System is reimagined as an aluminum game console

In 1983, Nintendo introduced the Famicom, which became the Nintendo Entertainment System when it hit North America two years later. Now, a company is reimagining Nintendo’s original game console as a vision clad in shining silver. [...]

15-minute ‘Game of Thrones’ season four preview shows everybody wants revenge

15-minute ‘Game of Thrones’ season four preview shows everybody wants revenge

No-one is ever safe in Game of Thrones, but Tyrion Lannister is apparently in for a particularly tough time in the fourth season of the HBO show. In a detailed 15-minute preview of the season, premiering in [...]

Flappy Bird developer pulling the game: “I cannot take this anymore.”

Flappy Bird developer pulling the game: “I cannot take this anymore.”

If you haven’t grabbed Flappy Bird from the App Store yet and you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, you better grab it soon. Developer Dong Nguyen says that he’s done with all the attention [...]

Threes! is what every indie App Store game should be!

Threes! is what every indie App Store game should be!

Threes!, a new math-based puzzle game from Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, and Jimmy Hinson has no ads, no in-app purchases, and no glitchy, flappy, freaking birds! The gist of Threes! is simple — swipe the screen [...]

Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder turns your drive into a video game

Corvette’s Performance Data Recorder turns your drive into a video game

You’ve heard of the quantified self, but what about the quantified car? Chevrolet brought journalists to Spring Mountain Raceway this weekend — some 60 miles beyond the glitz of CES and the Vegas Strip — to [...]