The PlayStation 4 is copying tablets, and I like it

Sony may be grasping the importance of mobile and social integration with its upcoming console, but it’s too little, too late for plastic living room boxes. Smartphones and tablets aren’t just the future; they are the now.

A roundup of stories from the Game Developers Conference

Our GamesBeat team is exhausted after five days of covering the biggest show for game developers in San Francisco. Here’s a day-by-day roundup of the major stories that we wrote from the Game Developers Conference this week. We’ve also thrown in stories from Microsoft’s pre-GDC press event. As you can see, it was a busy week for game news.

The startup con man

Two weeks ago, several tech publications wrote about DinglePharb, an exciting new social gaming developer based in the Philippines and Hong Kong.