If you want to see Kevin Shortt, lead story designer on Watch Dogs, geek out a little, bring up how Ubisoft completely shocked everyone when they revealed their open-world actioner to the world during last year’s Electronic Enterta...
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Sega and The Creative Assembly have announced a release date of September 3, 2013 – a Tuesday, of course – for the latest installment to the Total War series, Total War: Rome II. To think…it was just over a decade ago w...
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One of Xbox Live Arcade’s biggest games is getting another overhaul today. Developer 4J Studios unleashed Title Update 11 for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. It’s available to download now, as first spotted by Polygon. This patc...
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PopCap’s next Plants vs. Zombies game will sprout on Facebook in just 10 days. The developer revealed today that Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, a more social take on the franchise for Facebook, will leave beta and open to everyone ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Noted game developer Warren Spector has a long list of things that game designers can do to improve storytelling in video games. But one of those the force behind Deus Ex and Epic Mickey wants is to improve ...
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The transmedia collaboration between the SyFy network and game developer Trion Worlds is paying off. SyFy revealed today that it will renew the show for a second season. The sci-fi postapocalyptic drama debuted to the second largest audi...
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If imitation is flattery and great artists steal, then I think we found the most celebratory work of genius currently available on the App Store. Ace Block Jump is a 2D base-jumping game with more than a passing resemblance to some popul...
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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. This week, Activision reveals strong first quarter earnings wh...
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Casual gaming is big business. It’s also an ever-changing landscape in which no market share is safe. In April, developer King ruled the casual market on Facebook and mobile with its Candy Crush Saga. Meanwhile, former top dogs Zyn...
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Monaco is about the joys of thieving with friends. As usual, that’s most fun when you’re all sitting on the couch together. Developer Pocketwatch Games added that functionality to the PC and Xbox Live Arcade versions, but tha...
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