Monthly Archives: January 2013

Electronic Arts Suffers $45 Million Loss

Electronic Arts reported a $45 million loss for the fiscal quarter that ended on December 31, 2012, which isn’t good except when held up against the company’s results over the same period last year, a loss of $205 million. But

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Arma Tactics to launch on NVIDIA’s Project Shield gaming console

Now that the wow behind the world’s first Tegra 4-powered Android gaming console from NVIDIA, codenamed Project Shield, has already died down quite a bit since the day it was first announced, it’s time to talk games. After all, in

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MMO Tera goes free-to-play from February 5

Publishers En Masse Entertainment and Gameforge have announced that fantasy MMO Tera will make the jump to free-to-play from February 5. (…) In addition, area chat features will only be available to players level 5 and above, while trade and

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Kabam revenues exceed $200m

Social and mobile games maker Kabam revenue has exceeded $200m in revenue in 2012. The San Francisco social games company has not disclosed its earnings, but has confirmed it has been profitable. The company is not obliged to disclose its

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APB: Reloaded celebrates Steam success, teases new content

GamersFirst can enjoy a new bragging right today in the realm of free-to-play MMOs as APB: Reloadedhas held steadily to a top-five position for most-popular free-to-play MMOs on Steam for a year. Currently ranked in the number four spot, APB:R

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Crytek taking applications for free-to-play military shooter Warface

Crytek is now accepting beta applications for their upcoming free-to-play game called Warface, powered by CryENGINE 3. The program is being run through GFace, Crytek’s social networking service that’s still operating under a closed beta. (…) The game is said

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Wargaming acquires Day 1 Studios for console development

Wargaming, developer of the MMOs World of Tanks and World of Warplanes, has acquired formerly independent developer Day 1 Studios for $20 million, putting the studio to work on an “unannounced console title.” Before becoming Wargaming West, Day 1 Studios

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Chief Game Designer Brian Reynolds Leaves Zynga

Another key member of Zynga’s team has left the beleaguered social game maker. This time it’s chief game designer Brian Reynolds, as reported on Bloomberg. The company confirmed Reynolds’ departure, but did not offer any details about why Reynolds is

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Gameforge Sees More Than 16% of Non-Paying Users Convert to Paying Customers through SponsorPay

SponsorPay, the leading value-exchange advertising company, announced today that online games company Gameforge, a key publisher partner, has experienced impressive conversion rates using SponsorPay’s offer-based monetization platform. In a study conducted by Gameforge, 16.4 percent of non-paying users who completed

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Sony Online Entertainment Announces Partnership With MLG

We are pleased to announce a new partnership which will introduce PlanetSide 2 to Major League Gaming’s burgeoning competitive gaming audience. MLG is the world’s largest eSports organization with millions of LIVE viewers, fans and competitors around the globe. The

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