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  • Opinion: NPD: Half of All Full-Game Downloads Are Mobile

    No surprise, mobile devices lead the pack in a new study gauging the device demographics of full-game downloads. According to sales-tracker NPD Group, digital game downloads for mobile devices account for nearly half of all video game "full game" downloads. That's discounting "microtransactions" or downloadable content like expansions or multiplayer maps, and by mobile devices, NPD means iPhones, Android phones, and whatever else falls under the column "mobile" (think games like Angry Birds, Doodle Jump, and Cup the Rope).

  • News: Sony Accuses Anonymous

    A file planted on the hacked Sony Online Entertainment servers suggests that hacktivist group Anonymous may be involved.

  • News: Congress Hearing on PSN

    The US House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade today held a hearing on the threat of data theft to American consumers.

  • Opinion: Wii Price Drop Confirmed, 'Select' Value Line Launched

    If you're thinking of buying a Wii, best to hold off a bit longer, because Nintendo just confirmed speculation its little white box would drop in price mid-May. As expected, that drop amounts to a 25% cut, from $200 to $150, and you'll be able to pick one up for as much starting Sunday, May 15th.

  • Opinion: Amazon Tablet In 2011? Now We're Talking

    The world of tablets is about to get very interesting.

  • News: APB Reloaded Open Beta Begins May 18

    The game that killed Realtime Worlds is back in free-to-play form, and from May 18 you'll be able to take part in the open beta test.

  • News: Three New Fallout: New Vegas DLC Packs Inbound

    Fallout: New Vegas looks set to continue in the footsteps of its critically-acclaimed predecessor by offering a wealth of add-on content.

  • Opinion: Kinect and iPhone Work Together in Awesome Mashup Hack

    Kinect-based gaming is already pretty cool, as are the hacks of the Microsoft device that followed its release last year. But it can be made even cooler by connecting up an iPhone for an ultimate two player experience.

  • News: EA Buying Firemint

    EA is making further efforts to dominate the mobile space with the acquisition of highly-regarded developer Firemint for an undisclosed sum.

  • Opinion: EA acquires Flight Control developer Firemint

    Video gaming giant Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that it will buy Firemint, the Australian developer behind classic iOS games like Flight Control and Real Racing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • Video: DIY techies use Kinect sensors in gesture-control projects

    Contraptions based on Xbox Kinect's motion sensors

  • Opinion: Modern Warfare 3 Could Be Announced This Week

    Official announcements are so yesterday. I mean actually yesterday. By the time companies get around to “breaking” news, enough information’s accreted that we already know a game like Modern Warfare 3’s going to be a series prequel starring Simon “Ghost” Riley (you know, mister skull-bandana-face) as persona primo.

  • News: 24,000 Accounts Exposed: Sony's Brief Descent Into Night

    You've heard the aphorisms about bad publicity? Well don't tell Sony, because at this point they might snap, and the hits keep coming: The outage, the media blizzard, the long lull, the sudden breach reveal, the second blizzard, the denial, the (literally) bent-over apology, and now: the breach-we-didn't-know-about number two.

  • News: Meet the Maestros

    An upcoming event in Burbank, California gives video game music fans the chance to meet some of the best-known composers in the business.

  • News: Sony cuts off Sony Online Entertainment service after hack

    The widely publicised hack of Sony's computer networks is worse than previously thought, also affecting 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment network accounts.

  • News: Ubisoft Starts Studio Just for Game Adaptations

    From Hollywood news outlet Variety comes news that Ubisoft has opened up a new studio in Paris devoted to assisting development of the company's game franchises into films and TV shows.

  • News: Sony Online Entertainment Hacked, 12,700 Credit Cards Stolen

    Not quite out of the frying pan, but into the fire anyway: Sony just acknowledged another network breach related to the first one.

  • News: Glu Partners with James Frey

    Glu Mobile has announced a two year transmedia partnership with bestselling author James Frey's publishing company Full Fathom Five.

  • News: Atlus Reveals Catherine Deluxe Edition

    Atlus has revealed the contents of Catherine's "Love Is Over" Deluxe Edition along with the "limited quantity" pre-order bonuses.

  • News: Chrono Trigger Rated by ESRB

    Fans of Square's Super NES RPGs have been patiently waiting for news of a Virtual Console re-release of Chrono Trigger for some time. Could the wait be over?



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