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New King of Fighters Announced

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

Siliconera has confirmed that SNK Playmore is working on a new King of Fighters. This was revealed after SNK put a hiring post on their website looking for a new game programmer, CG designer, and technical designer for a new King of Fighters game. When Siliconera asked SNK if it would be in 3D they replied “Indeed, a new installment in 3D in the KOF series is currently in...

New Downtown Remake

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

For the old school gamers, we have some great news for you. Famitsu magazine in Japan has announced that one of the games in the famous Kunio-Kun series will be getting a remake. So which game is it? Why it’s Downtown Nekketsu Koshinkyoku Soreyuke Daiundokai, or translated in english, Downtown Hot-Blooded March: Let’s Go to the Great Sports Meet. The original game was released...

Tablet Demand Down?

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

According to a recent study done by Canalys, tablet sales were down 5% last quarter. It seems as the 2 biggest developers of tablets, Apple and Samsung, both experience a dip in sales last quarter. Apple sold 13.3 million units while Samsung sold 8.9 million tablets.   So what’s the reasoning behind this decline? Canalys Senior Analyst Tim Couling had this to say… “A...

Another Resident Evil Remake Announced

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

Capcom has announced that they will be remaking the original Resident Evil. For those thinking “Didn’t they already do that?”, well yes they did. In 2002 they remade the original Resident Evil from 1996. This version announced will be a remake of the 2002 HD remake.   So what makes this different than the 2002 remake? Well the PS4 and Xbox One versions will run in...

Tropico 5 Banned in Thailand

on Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | By Ryan

New Era Games Marketing Manager Nonglak Sahavattanapong announced that Tropico 5 will not be available in the country of Thailand today. Thailand military is placing the ban due because “some part of its content might affect peace and order in the country.” This is most likely due to the Thailand military took over the country less than 3 months ago. Sahavattanapong...

Kaspersky Banned in China

on Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | By Ryan

The Chinese government has officially blacklisted both Kaspersky and Symantic’s antivirus software. Alejandro Arango, a Kaspersky spokesman, told Reuters “We are investigating and engaging in conversations with Chinese authorities about this matter. It is too premature to go into any additional details at this time.”   According to Reuters, the chinese government...

How Much Do Developers Make?

on Tue, Jul 22, 2014 | By Ryan

As a gamer, it has probably crossed your mind at one given point in your life to become a game developer. Well if you might be interested, or just want to know what kind of pay to expect, you’ve click on the right article.Gamasutra has posted their results of their annual Game Developer Salary Survey. The study is based on 4,000 developers from Indie studios, to large publishers...

Battlefield Hardline Delayed

on Tue, Jul 22, 2014 | By Ryan

EA has revealed in their Battlefield blog that their highly anticipated game Battlefield Hardline that the game has been delayed until 2015. The blog states that the game has been delayed in order to make sure the game is “the best, most innovative Battlefield experience we can give to you, our fans.” Other reasons are to enhance the online play as well as to improve...

Microsoft Closes Xbox Entertainment Studios

on Sat, Jul 19, 2014 | By Ryan

As if you already didn’t hear that Microsoft was going to layoff 18,000 employees, the company also announced that they will be closing Xbox Entertainment Studios. While nobody knows what this means for some of their games a couple things are certain. They will continue developing sports content like “NFL on Xbox”. As for you Halo fans, you need not worry. Halo: Nightfall...

Is Zenimax Attempting To Profit For Oculus’s Facebook Sale?

on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 | By Ryan

ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda, claimed a while back that their former employee John Carmack developed a huge piece of VP technology for ZeniMax, which is now being used by his current employer Oculus. Oculus has fired back by issuing a legal statement denying those claims. Below is an excerpt “ZeniMax’s Complaint falsely claims ownership in Oculus...


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