Monthly Archives: April 2012

Analysts say Wii U Won’t Come close to Wii’s Sales

The news comes courtesy of Wii U Daily, which gathered the quote from a GamaSutra interview with Andrew Connor and Michael J. Olson from Jaffray, who says “Unfortunately, we do not expect a console refresh to fully offset the secular

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Popcap goes into Merchandising

PopCap Games has announced that it has signed a number of licensing agreements for Plants vs. Zombies. These agreements today represent the first major partnerships PopCap has entered to license its properties for consumer products.The companies that have signed licensing

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Dtp Entertainment is bankrupt

Hamburg, Germany-based publisher Dtp Entertainment AG has filed for bankruptcy according to GamesIndustry International. The news comes from GamesIndustry International’s German sister site and its editor, Christoph Holowaty. Dtp has around 180 employees, 110 of which are employed at the

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Zyngas Q1 Revenue is up by 38%

Zynga Inc beat Wall Street’s quarterly revenue forecasts on the back of its purchase of social gaming startup OMGPOP and strong performances from new titles such as “Hidden Chronicles” and “Slingo.” But shares of the social gaming company fell as

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Zynga releases ‘ZombieSmash!’ also on Android

Zynga game ZombieSmash! is now available for Android. This game has already been available in the iOS App Store, with the last update being on the 10th of August last year and the game is already on version 2.1. However,

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Upjers ‘My Free Pirate’ goes open beta

Upjers released its unity 3D pirate ship game. It reminds strong of Kultan. The game is supposedto be in closed beta but everyone can play it. Quote:My Free Pirate: Entwickler Upjers hat nun den offiziellen Namen ihres 3D-Piratenspiels bekannt gegeben

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F2P cross platform game ‘Phantasy Star Online 2′ coming this summer

Sega has explained its decision to make Phantasy Star Online 2 free-to-play. (…) According to Kotaku’s translation of the interview, the decision to go free-to-play was made early in the game’s development. Sega hopes it can change the perception of

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‘Forge of Empires’ soon in additional Languages

InnoGames just published additional information regarding its strategic browser game Forge of Empires, which recently started an open beta. Excited by overwhelmingly positive initial feedback, the team announced future expansion plans: The game, which can be played in English and

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‘Grimlands’ goes Closed Beta

gamigo has announced the start of the closed beta test for Grimlands, a post-apocalyptic MMORPG shooter in which players have one goal: survival. In order to get along in such a hostile world, the player will have to rely on

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Nintendo reports first loss in 30 years

Sales of its Wii game console and DS handheld consoles have slipped, leading to a $534.6-million loss on $8 billion in revenue for the year that ended March 31. But Nintendo predicts a comeback in its current fiscal year. (…)

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