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Nintendo Working With Universal On Theme Parks

Nintendo characters are coming to a theme park near you, as part of a collaboration between Universal and the game-maker. The two companies say they...

Virtual Nose Can Solve Motion Sickness From VR Games, Study Finds

Virtual reality games often cause simulator sickness – inducing vertigo and sometimes nausea - but research findings from the computer graphics technology department at...

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Will Have Eye-Tracking

Assassin's Creed Rogue, the new installment in the multimillion dollar Assassin's Creed franchise, will feature integrated eye-tracking input in its PC version. This makes...

Microsoft Unveils Windows Holographics, HoloLens Headets

Microsoft is getting into the virtual reality space with its just-announced HoloLens, a holographic computer enabled by Windows 10. The head-mounted HoloLens display is expected to be compatible...

Soccer Club Manchester United Gets Into Social Casino Games

Soccer club Manchester United and KamaGames have inked a global partnership and multi-year deal, in which KamaGames becomes the official social casino games partner...

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches This February

A 'new' Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch in the U.S. on Feb. 13, says Nintendo. The revamped edition of the console was launched by the...

LG To Unveil 21:9 Gaming Monitor With FreeSync

LG will introduce the world's first 21:9 gaming monitor compatible with AMD FreeSync technology at CES this year, says the company. The UltraWide Gaming Monitor is...

Virtuos Raises Series B Round Of Funding

Virtuos, a game developer specializing in 3D art and game development for consoles and mobile devices, has raised a series B round of funding from...

VoodooPC Founder Rahul Sood Quits Microsoft

Rahul Sood, the man who 'created and led' Microsoft Ventures, to borrow words from his LinkedIn profile, has quit the company. "I’m on a mission to create...

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition Now Available

The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition is now available worldwide. The new title from Activision Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

Unity To Support Rift

Oculus is partnering with Unity to make Oculus an official platform and build target for the game-development engine. Unity will now fully support Oculus and the Rift, along with a dedicated add-on that includes stereo imaging optimizations, 3D audio support, and other features specifically for virtual reality. Oculus will be now be supported in both the Free and Pro versions of Unity.

Destiny Grosses More Than $325M In Five Days

Destiny, a game from Activision Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, has grossed more than $325 million worldwide in its first five...

Microsoft Buys Minecraft Developers Mojang

Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the Stockholm-based game developer behind the Minecraft franchise. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will acquire Mojang for...

Amazon Buys Gaming Video Platform Twitch

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive for $970 million. Twitch provides a  live video platform that lets gamers watch and broadcast video game play....

Microsoft Buys SyntaxTree

Microsoft has acquired SyntaxTree, developers of the UnityVS plugin for Visual Studio. UnityVS enables Unity developers to use Visual Studio to author, browse and debug the code for their Unity applications. The Redmond giant says it will make the existing UnityVS plugin available for free on its download site. The SyntaxTree team will be joining the Visual Studio division. The Unity cross-platform game engine is used by over two million developers.