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Saints Row 4 SDK released, chaos expected to ensue

Developer Volition announced at PAX Prime that they have released the official software development kit (SDK) for Saints Row 4 on PC, allowing enthusiasts of virtual sandbox mayhem with the technical know-how to create ... pretty much whatever they want. This can only end well. Although Saints...

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Amazon Fire TV games work with other Bluetooth controllers

Amazon just revealed its $99 Fire TV game and video streaming device today, and unveiled a $40 Bluetooth game pad to go along with it. As it turns out, developers appear to have the option to make their Amazon Fire TV games compatible with other controllers. "I don't have the full data set, if...

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Crytek unveils $10 per month CryEngine developer subscription plan

Crytek may be known for its Crysis and Far Cry series, but the developer also makes a pretty penny by licensing out its proprietary tech for game development, CryEngine. Crytek will now offer a subscription-based model for the latest version of its engine, charging $9.90 USD/euros per month for...

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Twitch opens the doors for iOS and Android broadcasting

Video game broadcasting service Twitch announced an expansion of its streaming services to a new branch of gaming platforms today: mobile devices. Players will be able to stream, capture and archive gameplay on both Android and iOS once developers enable the functionality in their games with...

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Designer says Valve is 'days away' from launching VR software dev kit

Valve is reportedly "days away" from launching a virtual reality software development kit. The news comes from Valve designer Brian Coomer, who told BBC that the dev kit would give software developers a standard means of providing an interface for virtual reality headsets, like the Oculus Rift. ...

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New Facebook SDK issued for Unity games

Facebook has issued a new SDK aimed at expediting the integration of the site's identity and social features into games made by Unity developers. "Whether you're building on iOS, Android, web, or all three, the SDK lets you continue to write in C# and provide social game experiences to all your...

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Xbox One Kinect for Windows SDK applications live now, cost $400

Windows Developers anxious to get their code onto Microsoft's next-gen Kinect can apply for a software development kit before its official public release in 2014. Microsoft is accepting applications now through July 31 at 9AM PT, and early kits cost $400. The program begins in November. Early...

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Kinect for Windows SDK version 1.7 includes 'Kinect Fusion' 3D modeling, available March 18

An updated version of Kinect for Window's software development kit will be available from the device's official site on Monday, March 18, Microsoft's Bob Heddle announced today during Engadget's ongoing Expand event in San Francisco. Perhaps most importantly, SDK version 1.7 will include "Kinect...

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Microsoft releases 22 Kinect for Windows open source samplers

PC developers looking to fiddle around with Microsoft's Kinect peripheral just got a big gimme. Microsoft has released 22 different samples of Kinect for Windows code under an open source licensing agreement, meaning you're free to tinker away to your heart's content – just don't try to pass...

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Ouya dev consoles start shipping December 28

Production appear to be progressing according to schedule over at Ouya, which has just announced that the development kits for its self-titled debut game console will ship out to qualifying Kickstarter supporters on December 28, just as planned. While every Ouya console that ever ships can be used...

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