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Oculus VR picks up Valve's Aaron Nicholls

We like to imagine that there's some fantastical conveyance – a giant slide or a catapult, perhaps – that connects the Bellevue, Washington offices of Valve and Oculus VR. It might help explain the number of Valve employees that keep making the jump (launch?) to Oculus' camp. The...

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Google partners with Pikachu in Google Maps: Pokemon Challenge [April Fools!]

Google wants to hire the very best. Like no one ever was. If you're a Pokémon master and can meet some extreme physical fitness requirements, you might have what it takes to survive the Pokémon Challenge, a fictional Google Maps-based job application that employs an augmented...

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Report: Freemium leads the charge among mobile devs, in-app ads on the rise

The "freemium" revenue model is currently the top monetization strategy for mobile developers, but in-app advertising is expected to grow in prominence over the next several years, according to a new report from mobile revenue analytics company App Annie (via VentureBeat). App Annie found that...

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Oculus Rift: From $2.4 million Kickstarter to $2 billion sale

Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR stunned the game industry. In less than two years, Oculus VR and its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset have gone from (literal) overnight Kickstarter success to subsidiary of a social networking giant. To put it another way: John Carmack, one of the principal...

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Humble Weekly Sale pays tribute to open-source games, charities

The Humble Weekly Sale offers a slew of open-source games for PC, Mac, Linux and Android, plus their soundtracks. Games up for grabs for any price you want are Magical Diary, NEO Scavenger, Offspring Fling and Planet Stronghold. Pay $6 or more to get Anodyne, Defender's Quest: Valley of the...

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Papers, Please, Gone Home, and more named finalists at the 11th Annual Games for Change Awards

The 11th Annual Games for Change Festival kicks off in New York on April 22, shining a spotlight on video games and developers pushing the medium not just as quality entertainment or educational tools but as venues for social justice. On Tuesday the organization announced its finalists for the...

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Nvidia Shield slashed to $199 for April, getting remote game streaming

Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

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Portal to find a companion in Android-based handheld, Nvidia Shield [Update]

Popular first-person puzzle-shooter Portal is coming to Nvidia's Android-based handheld system, Shield. Nvidia is handling the adaptation, said to be a full port of the PC version of the game, with the blessing of Valve. The Nvidia Shield launched in late July 2013 and our review of the system...

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Star Wars Pinball shoots first with four new tables

Zen Studios' pinball tables featuring the Star Wars universe aren't done yet. The "Heroes Within" pack includes four new tables featuring Han Solo, Droids!, Episode IV A New Hope and Masters of the Force. The new pack will be available on the free Zen Studios pinball platforms on... um,...

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Human Element set for Nov. 2015, Ouya prequel canceled

Human Element, the first-personal survival game from Robert Bowling's studio, Robotoki, will launch in November 2015 on PC, Bowling confirmed on Twitter. He added that the Ouya-bound prequel to the game was canceled "early on" as the developer shifted its focus to the CryEngine-based PS4 and Xbox...

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