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EA CFO: Microsoft is catching up to Sony

Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen believes Microsoft is "catching up" to Sony in the current-gen console battle. Jorgensen said during a talk at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, California yesterday that "Sony has jumped out to a lead with a great console and I think a great pri...

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Four years and $11K: Glorkian Warrior's crippling mistakes

Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork took Pixeljam four years to create, first Kickstarted in 2010 with $11,200 and finally released on iOS in March 2014. An argument could be made that Pixeljam co-founder Miles Tilmann has spent enough time thinking about that little pink alien with the weird nam...

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Majesco doubting 'ability to continue' following layoffs

Majesco has fallen on hard times, as the Cooking Mama publisher "implemented a reduction of our workforce to reduce our fixed costs," according to recent SEC filings. The company's layoffs came at the very end of October, just after its independent label Midnight City launched Costume Quest 2 on PS...

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Stiq Figures, November 3 - 9: Comfort series edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Game series that nail a play style several times over tend to earn a long-standing fondness from their admirers. Fresh debuts and experiences are important, but having a gaming equivalent of reliable co...

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PlayStation Vue pumps cloud-based TV onto consoles in 2015

Sony crystallized its foray into the world of live TV on consoles by unveiling PlayStation Vue this morning. The cloud-based service launches commercially in the US sometime in the first quarter of 2015, and it's set to deliver broadcast and on-demand TV to PS4, PS3, and even non-Sony devices like ...

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Report: Pokemon 3DS remakes notch a million pre-orders in Japan

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are already major hits in Japan, despite the fact that neither game will reach store shelves until November 21. Dengeki Online (courtesy Siliconera translation) reports that the two games have already attracted over a million pre-orders in the island nation alo...

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Nintendo: Pre-orders of Super Smash Bros. surpass Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros. pre-orders are at a record high for Wii U, eclipsing those of summer hit Mario Kart 8. In a Bloomberg interview, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said his company expects Smash to give the console a sales boost similar to the one provided by Mario Kart 8. In last mon...

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Bandai Namco income, sales up in first half of fiscal 2015

Bandai Namco's first half of fiscal year 2015 – April 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014 – is on the up and up: Net income hit 21.3 million yen ($184,000), an increase of 8.5 percent year over year, and net sales hit 259.3 million yen ($2.2 million), an increase of 13.5 percent. Operating i...

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Independent game incubator secures $6 million in funding

Execution Labs is an incubator for independent games and developers based in Montreal, Canada, and it's just raised $6 million CAD in Series A funding led by Toronto media company Corus Entertainment Inc. Execution plans to use the funds to establish two tiers of support for up-and-coming developer...

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Stiq Figures, October 27 - November 2: Loveable oddballs edition

Too-serious protagonists surrounded by stoic fighters have a time and place, but slogging through stern-faced casts can make everything seem a bit dull. For a medium thriving on fantasy worlds, the capacity for goofiness can feel pretty neglected at times. In a way, that makes the outlandish except...

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