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News Analysis: The secret of Finnish game industry success

…during last couple of years. A significant part of them develop mobile games, which are applicable to almost all existing platforms. According…
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Not So Massively: Elite’s Alpha 2.0, Star Citizen hits $38m, PoE’s first expansion, and MOBA news

…Massively, our roundup of the top news from popular online games that aren’t quite MMOs. If you think there’s a game we should be covering in Not So Massively…
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Overnight news: Sony patents flat joystick controller; Titanfall beta under consideration

…second screen experience Battlestar Galactica Online studio launches new space MMO Sony patents ‘Flat Joystick Controller’ UK retailer threatens…
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Overnight news: PS4 sells 2.1 million worldwide; Battlefield 4 PS4 patch delayed

…Christmas deals: Diablo 3 and Spelunky discounted Jane Austen MMO reaches Kickstarter target Xbox One party system improvements in the works…
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Overnight news: Sony predicts shorter life cycle for PS4; two titles miss Australian PS4 launch

…will have PS4 stock at launch Sony giving away 10 free PlayStation Mobile games in Europe Quantum Break gameplay to be shown on December 7 Flow…
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‘Pokemon X’ and ‘Y’ release tomorrow, Bioware making game from players’ ideas: video games news roundup:

Pokémon X and Y release tomorrow, bringing up the excitement for the sixth generation in the Pocket Monsters series.
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Capcom hopes to have more news on Mega Man VC games soon

Many classic Mega Man games are available on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. Even more, however, appear to be on the way.
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Logitech Renews Commitment to PC Gaming, Introduces New Lineup

KUALA LUMPUR — 22 May 2013 — Today Logitech announced the new Logitech® G line, reflecting its new approach to PC gaming. The new lineup includes six redesigned mice and keyboard favorites and two new headsets.
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Video Game Industry News, Investments and Trends This is a continuous feed of news on the Video Games Industry. The news is divided in categories so you can easily select the topic that interests you. Find more in-depth and investment focused news in the gamesindustry blog. The gamesi
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Bitter News At Digital Chocolate? Hawkins Steps Down As CEO, Layoffs Rumored

Today marks two milestones for Trip Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts and former CEO of the doomed 3D0 corporation. First, it marks 30 years to the day since he founded Electronic Arts. The gaming world in 1982 was a very far cry from the modern age, and Hawkins, who left an senior
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News Corp’s Shine Group Acquires Social Games Studio Bossa

Shine Group, the British media company wholly owned by American media conglomerate News Corporation, has acquired social games company Bossa Studios, marking a continuation of News Corp’s foray into the world of game development.   This is the first paragraph of an article
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PR and Content Manager

Wargaming is looking to hire a Content Manager to join eSports Department in Minsk. Our unique department has no analogues in the CIS region and is responsible for the organization of eSports tournaments. Hundreds of thousands of players and teams and millions of dollars in prize mone
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Square Enix Closes Indian Office

Square Enix has closed it’s Mumbai Studio, a little over a year after it opened. The studio was formed to create mobile games for the Indian market but has never released a game. The companies six employess were let go. MCV India reports that the company was working with Indian
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Capcom Investing $78 Million in Two New R&D Labs

Japanese developer Capcom have announced that they are investing more than $78 million into two new R&D facilities near their head office in Osaka. According to the company, next-gen consoles has shifted their sales focus from “conventional package software to digitally dist
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300M downloads and $600M in revenue say Google is the ‘loser’s choice’ in mobile games monetization

The following is an extract of an article found on venturebeat.com Smart game developers are choosing startup ad companies like Vungle and AdColony when monetizing their mobile games, according to a new survey by VentureBeat. At least, if they want to make significant amounts of money
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Smartphones Make up Half of Japan’s $10.8Bn Games Industry

According to market-intelligence firm CyberZ, the Japanese games market was worth $10.8 billion in 2013, with smartphones accounting for half of all consumer spending on games. Smartphones games generated $5.4 billion, a huge jump from the $3 billion, or 30% of the market, generated i
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Bungie co-founder secures $5M for his first mobile game

Newsbrief: Industrial Toys, a mobile game studio headed up by former Bungie founder and president Alex Seropian alongside science fiction writer John Scalzi, today announced that it has secured $5 million in funding.
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Facebook Acquires Creators of the Oculus VR Virtual Headset

Facebook has announced the planned acquisition of Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift, for around $2 Billion. The deal includes $400 million in cash , 23.1 million Facebook shares and an additional $300 for employees if the company reaches certain unspecified targets. The Ri
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Facebook Confirms It Has 1 Billion ‘Active’ Mobile Users, 200 Million Instagram Users

…browsing through the Facebook News Feed. The social network s acquisition of Oculus has shocked the gaming community to the point of outrage,
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Microsoft is renewing its PC gaming focus, exploring VR and open to feedback on launch parity, says Phil Spencer

This is an extract of an article found on edge-online.com. Microsoft will soon renew its focus on PC gaming, is looking into virtual reality and continuing to assess concerns over ID@Xbox’s launch parity clause, said Phil Spencer at GDC this morning. Speaking as part of a wide-ranging
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Minecraft Continues to Rake in Revenue for Mojang

This is an extract of an article found on online.wsj.com STOCKHOLM—Swedish computer games maker Mojang AB said net income more than doubled last year, banking on the popularity of cult classic “Minecraft” and eschewing the so-called freemium model adopted by many of its bi
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Tencent Announces 2013 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results

/PRNewswire/ — Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent” or the “Company”, SEHK 00700), a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, today announced the unaudited consolidated results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and audited consolidated re
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Gameloft : 2013 Annual Results, Sales of 233.3M, up 12%

(March 19, 2014) PARIS, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Current operating income of 28.4M, up 39% Operating cash flow of 24.5M, up 26% Net cash of 60.
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Sony PS4 Update 1.62 Rolls Out, But What Exactly Does It Do?

…remained impressive since its Nov. 15 launch last year. A recent survey on DealNews revealed that 35 percent of gamers who owned an Xbox 360…
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PS4 Vs. Xbox One Sales: Last-Gen Gamers Are Opting For Sony Over Microsoft

…climb as Microsoft struggles to catch up. According to DealNews, a recent survey revealed that 35% of gamers who owned an Xbox 360 and PS3 chose…
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Gameloft Partners With Idea Cellular To Offer Android and Java Games To Its Users

…and Java Games To Its Users (Before It’s News) Popular mobile game developer, Gameloft has announced a partnership with Idea Cellular. (Before…
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