Game retailer GameStop is handing out $50 gift cards as an apology to gamers who bought PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution after the retailer pulled coupons from the boxes for free versions of the game from cloud gaming service OnLive.
GameStop has removed all PC copies of the Deus Ex Human Revolution game from its stores after the company was caught opening new copies and removing a coupon from cloud gaming service OnLive, according to an Ars Technica report.
Video game retailer GameStop has admitted to removing coupons from boxed PC versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution for free versions of the game on cloud gaming provider OnLive.
Game-streaming startup Gaikai said today it has raised $30 million in a third round of funding.
The latest entrant in the crowded games-on-demand market is Happy Cloud, a startup that lets you stream games to your computer so you can play them in minutes rather than hours.
Ever wonder what the gaming world would be like without pirates?
Game-streaming startup Gaikai has scored a major deal to stream high-quality video games for Walmart.com, the online division of the world’s biggest retailer, VentureBeat has learned. If the new way of selling games works out, it could mean a big step forward in digital game distribution.
With the video game industry’s largest trade show over, it’s time to wrap up some of the highlights. Here’s a look at some of the coolest new types of gaming technology VentureBeat saw at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.