Guest Post Skip Fleshman is a partner at Asset Management Ventures
Guest Post HTML5 is still controversial in the game industry. However, meetings at E3 reconfirmed that much of the industry predicts browser-based game play is inevitable and one of the most viable choices for consumers.
Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4 console won over gamers at E3 this month when the company announced a price and its stance on used games, but there’s still a lot we don’t know. Thankfully, a new video shows off some of its new features in greater detail.
If I can paraphrase a popular Alicia Keys song, this woman is on fire. Marissa Mayer is clearly moving Yahoo back into the center of the Silicon Valley tech conversation.
Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus just announced plans to launch an accelerator for startups developing educational games.
Publishers are already playing footsie with real-money gambling.
The African digital games landscape is still in its infancy. Here’s what local developers and game studios are doing to help it grow.
Kwarter raises $4 million to expand its social TV gaming platform to new verticals.
2012 was a great year for gaming. This video does a nice job of summing it up.
The Wii U isn’t all about fun and games. It’s also about videos about fun and games.
Wondering what to get that kid on your Christmas list? Wonder no more, the answer is easy. But warm up the credit cards — it is going to put a massive dent in your finances.
The new iPad has overtaken the PlayStation Vita as the portable device with the most powerful graphics processor.
Editor’s Pick Cartoonist Scott Adams raises two questions: Is no-one buying Microsoft’s Surface tablets? And is Microsoft on a long slide toward irrelevance?
Tonight, Game Closure’s 27-year-old chief executive took the stage at StartX’s demo day to inspire fellow entrepreneurs with the company’s founding story.
Atari announced that for the 40th anniversary of the game company it would release eight classic titles, completely remade to support touch controls, for browsers.
Facebook announced today that over 150 million people are using its App Center. The social network also grabbed 30 million more gamers in the last year, bringing its gaming community to 235 million.
In part two of our interview with Wikipad’s James Bower and Fraser Townley, we learn more about this new Android tablet/game console and how they view the market, Windows 8, and Ouya.
The most successful crowdfunded project ever continues to gain steam and announce partnerships.
What do you do if you’re playing League of Legends, the free real-time strategy game with over 100 champions that gamers must employ to conquer their opponents, and you can’t keep track of each hero’s detailed strengths and weaknesses?
The leaders of Kontagent and Tapjoy detail how mobile game developers need real plans to gain audiences.
Former Electronic Arts exec and current Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon was on-stage at MobileBeat 2012 today in San Francisco.
What happens when you combine the Wiki model of open, collaborative editing with just a pinch of old-school oversight? In the case of Wikia, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales for-profit company, you get the largest network of gaming sites in the world, with 26 million monthly unique views on the Wikia video games hub last month, moving ahead of IGN and Gamespot for the first time ever. These numbers come from Comscore data which compares the network of gaming sites run by Wikia and IGN.
We’ve been thoroughly spoiled in 2011. One triple-A title after another has grabbed the headlines and, ultimately, the sales. But what about those in the background, without the budget to match their ambitions? Plenty of lesser-known titles have flaunted tremendous quality, yet may have slipped under the radar.
After 22 years of publication, popular gaming magazine GamePro‘s U.S. operations have been shut down by its parent company IDG, VentureBeat has learned.
Big Fish Games has become the first publisher permitted to offer a subscription gaming service on the Apple iPad, Bloomberg reports.
Gaming startup PlayJam has raised a new $5 million round of funding to bring games to smart TVs and set-top boxes, the company announced Tuesday.
Investment firm DCM, which launched its $100 million A-Fund for Android startups back in April, today announced its first round of investments with seven promising startups.
Blizzard Entertainment’s next highly-anticipated online game, Diablo 3, won’t come out until early next year, the company’s chief executive Mike Morhaime said Friday.
Editor's Pick The beta for Blizzard Entertainment’s next potential hit, Diablo 3, finally landed yesterday. We got a chance to blitz through the beta with each of the character classes and try out just about everything available, and it looks like Blizzard Entertainment has hit all the right buttons.
Initial invitations to join the beta testing program for Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo 3 game are finally making the rounds to Battle.net account holders.
Microsoft is rolling out a whole host of speech recognition features for its Windows Phone 7 devices and Kinect-enabled Xbox 360 consoles in a move to make the gaming experience more immersive. The new features are part of what the company refers to as the “natural user interface” (NUI).
Nintendo investors are extremely unhappy with the company’s nearly 30-year old strategy of making games only for its own consoles and have started demanding the company make games for smartphones as well, according to a Bloomberg report.
Blizzard Entertainment chief executive Mike Morhaime said today the company is still not committing to a 2011 release date for Diablo 3, one of its most hotly anticipated titles.
World of Warcraft maker Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled an auction system for selling in-game items for real-world currency in its latest multiplayer game, Diablo 3.
Roku, a company that produces boxes that stream web content to televisions, announced today that it is unveiling a new lineup of devices that feature games and motion controllers.
Electronic Arts already has a game like Blizzard Entertainment’s supergiant online game, World of Warcraft, in the works — but it looks like the game publisher has one more trick up its sleeve. The company unveiled its next online role-playing game, Secret World, at its summer games showcase on Thursday.