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Layoffs At AMD?

on Sun, Oct 26, 2014 | By Ryan

Despite pulling in income of $63 million during Q3, AMD will be laying off about 7 percent of their workforce. This is due to a decline in GPUs, and CPUs. This was down 6% in Q3 and 16% year-over-year. AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su had this to say..   “AMD’s third quarter financial performance reflects progress in diversifying our business. Our Enterprise,...

NCSoft Hit With More Layoffs

on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 | By Ryan

As if NCSoft hasn’t had enough trouble with staff cuts this year, Polygon is reporting that the company has had to layoff “around 60” employees today. According to a statement released by NCSoft, this has affected all their branches except for ArenaNet.   However, a source within Carbine Studios is saying that most of the layoffs affected the studio. The studio had...

Advanced Warfare’s PC Requirements Released

on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | By Ryan

While it seems that most people play Call of Duty games on consoles, people often forget about the growing number of gamers who prefer to play games on PC. For those players, the minimum PC requirements have been revealed in order to pay the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. These requirements are… OS: Windows 7 64-Bit / Windows 8 64-Bit / Windows 8.1...

Pilot Tycoon Coming Soon

on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | By Ryan

In case you’ve been craving a new Tycoon game to play, a new one is currently in development by a 1 man team in the Netherlands. For the sake of this article, we’ll just call him Hugo. Hugo has been developing Pilot Tycoon for sometime now and has revealed to everyone that he is planning on releasing the game by the end of this year. Hugo said in his blog that his big problem...

Hearthstone Coming To iOS, Android

on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | By Ryan

Blizzard has revealed in their blog this morning that they will be bringing their wildly successful PC Game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft over to iOS and Android. They originally had planned for a mobile version to be released by the end of this year, but has since pushed it back until “early next year”.   A Blizzard developer also had this to say…   “One...

Vegito and SS4 Goku Coming To Dragonball Z Xenoverse

on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | By Ryan

The latest issue of V-Jump magazine in Japan is reporting that 2 huge name characters from the Dragonball franchise will be playable characters in the upcoming Dragonball Z Xenoverse. According to the report, Bandai Namco will be adding Vegito, the fusion character of Goku and Vegeta, and Super Saiyan 4 Goku. Dragonball Z Xenoverse is scheduled for a February 5, 2015 release...

Earth Defense Force Portal V2 Delayed

on Fri, Oct 17, 2014 | By Ryan

D3 Publisher has revealed that their upcoming game for PS Vita, Earth Defense Force Portal V2, has been delayed. The game has been pushed back by 2 weeks from November 27 to December 11 in Japan.   As an update to a previous report, D3 has still not announced this game, nor Earth Defense Force 4.1 being available on PS4. Although it is still expected at a later date. Share...

Lords of Xulima Adds Ironman Mode

on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 | By Ryan

Numanitarian Games have released a new Ironman Mode as part of their Steam Early Access experience for their upcoming RPG Lords of Xulima. The rules for Ironman Mode are as follows…   With this special mode, the player can only be save the game in the towns. The rest of the rules are the same as the Hardcore mode, except the score, which is 300% of the normal score...

League of Legends Tops MMO Revenue List

on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 | By Ryan

A new study done by SuperData Research reports that some interesting statistics about the MMO and MOBA games. These two types of games now control 21% of the digital game market worldwide and are expecting to generate $13 Billion in revenue a year by 2017.   So far this year, League of Legends leads the pack in terms of revenue. The game has had revenue sales of $946 million....

Turbine Hit With Layoffs

on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 | By Ryan

Warner Bros. Interactive have confirmed reports that Turbine Inc. will indeed be hit with layoffs. A Warner Bros. Representative had this to say…   “As part of our normal business process, we’re routinely looking at the strategic alignment of our company. Unfortunately, in order for us to invest in growth areas at Turbine, we have to eliminate some positions....


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