GamesBeat

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Quake creator joins Oculus VR, Amazon may create an Android console

Above: John Carmack wearing the Oculus Rift headset

Image Credit: Source: Oculus VR

If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.

This week, Quake creator John Carmack joins Oculus VR as chief technology officer, Amazon may be working on an Android console, and GamesBeat writer Dean Takahashi takes an in-depth look at the Last of Us in a multipart interview series.

You’ll also find reviews for Ibb and Obb, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, and The Drowning as well as a preview for Strife.


News:


A boss fight with The Little Mermaid's Ursula in Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix.

Mobile news:


Tech:


Draw Something

Ruh-roh:


Nintendo Direct:


Trailer hoedown:


Download extravaganza:


Mario and Luigi dream team_2

All this funding:


Acquisitions incorporated:


Earnings:


Reviews:


Previews:


Pocketwatch Games

Interviews:


Pieces of Flair:


Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 2.00.11 PMGamesBeat 2014 — VentureBeat’s sixth annual event on disruption in the video game market — is coming up on Sept 15-16 in San Francisco. Purchase your ticket now to save $200!

GamesBeat is your source for gaming news and reviews. But it's also home to the best articles from gamers, developers, and other folks outside of the traditional press. Register or log in to join our community of writers. You can even make a few bucks publishing stories here! Learn more.

You are now an esteemed member of the GamesBeat community. That means you can comment on stories or post your own to GB Unfiltered (look for the "New Post" link by mousing over your name in the red bar up top). But first, why don't you fill out your via your ?

About GamesBeat