Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sega streamlines western operations – job cuts

SEGA has announced that it will be streamlining its EU and US operations, resulting in job losses and the cancellation of some titles. The move comes in response to increased loss predictions for the forthcoming year-end financials, with net income

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Upjers ‘Garbage Garage’ goes open beta

Upjers new game ‘Garbage Garage‘ is now in open beta phase. In Garbage Garage users can manage ajunk yard. Quote:Heute ist Upjers neustes Browsergame Garbage Garage in die Open Beta gestartet. Nach einer erfolgreichen geschlossenen Testphase ist es endlich soweit

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Disney and DeNa will develop mobile games for Japanese market

DeNA Co Ltd and Walt Disney Co said on Friday they would jointly develop mobile social games, marking another step in the Japanese gaming platform operator’s quest to become a global player. The tie-up also underscores the push by the

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Zynga secondary offering set to $12 a share

Zynga is holding a secondary offering of its 42.97 million shares set to price at $12 per share according to a regulatory filing Wednesday evening. All of the shares will be sold by existing stockholders and Zynga will not receive

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THQs ‘Warhammer 50k: Dark Millenium’ won’t be an MMO – new layoffs

THQ has announced that it is “refocusing” on Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium. The tangible result of this change will see team sizes at two THQ internal studios reduced by 79 full-time employees at Vigil Games in Austin, Texas, along with

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Forge of Empires Closed Beta starts today

Innogames today launches the closed beta phase of ‘Forge of Empires’, a strategy and management game Quote:Heute startet die Closed-Beta des neuen Strategie-Browsergames Forge of Empires. Spieler mit einem Beta-Key haben ab jetzt die Möglichkeit das neue Browsergames von InnoGames

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Ufo Online enters second closed beta phase

Today gamigo’s turn-based strategy game UFO Online: Fight for Earth will begin its second closed betaphase. The game’s developers, Funatics, have been using the time since the end of the very successful first test, during which the community provided lots

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Crytek releases iOS Game ‘Fibble’

Crytek isn’t the first name we’d think of for cute, casual iPhone games, but the company is continuing the expansion that it started with its Gface social network — an expansion into things other than videocard-melting shooters. Fibble, out today

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Apple products in over half of American households

Apple’s new iPad is off to a red hot start and it’s yet another sign of people’s insatiable desire for Apple products. According to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey, 51 percent of US households now own at least one Apple device

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Adobe wants 9% revenue from games which use Flash 11.2 premium features

As Adobe continues to build out its own ecosystem approach to web and mobile games, it’s introduceda new business model. This sees the company asking for a revenue share from developers using the premium web version of Flash 11.2. Mobile

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