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GameStop wants in on PlayStation Now

Specialty retailer wants to sell access to Sony’s streaming game service through retail stores, As the game industry has gone digital, GameStop has tried to keep pace of the changing ways people get their games. The latest example of that

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Kongregate names $10m mobile fund developers

Synapse Games, RedPoint Labs and Making Fun among the chosen. Synapse Games, RedPoint Labs, Making Fun, Lingplay, White Milk Games and Randomnine Ltd are the first developers to benefit from Kongregate’s $10 million fund. “Our past experience is invaluable and

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GameStop loses $270m in fiscal 2012

GameStop made a loss of $269.7 million in fiscal year 2012 as its progress in digital markets failed to offset the attendant costs and the decline of physical retail. For the fiscal year ended February 2, 2013, GameStop booked revenue

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Kongregate’s 6 habits for keeping F2P players playing (and paying!)

That’s Kongregate co-founder and COO Emily Greer, speaking to an audience at GDC Tuesday morning about what she considers the best practices for monetizing (and satisfying!) free-to-play game players. (…) In a session at GDC’s Free-To-Play Summit, Greer shared what

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New Video Game Consoles Are Hurting GameStop

Were this any other transition period for the video game industry, GameStop stock would be soaring these days. (…) Schliesser says GameStop is still on track to reach its goal of $1.5 billion in digital revenue by the end of

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Kongregate now lets you download and launch free-to-play games

Kongregate, the extensive flash games depository, is busting out of the browser to let you download a selection of free-to-play games. Three games are currently available from their downloads page. There’s Bomb Buddies, a Bomberman-style online arcade game; Smashmuck Champions,

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GameStop starts selling Android tablets – Kongregate App already installed

GameStop, a video game retailer, has now started to sell tablets that are powered by the Android operating system by Google. GameStop now sells the tablets at at 1,600 stores. Each tablet will have some content already loaded on it.

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Kongregate reveals some Numbers

In a presentation at GDC today, Kongregate showed some of the numbers behind their games and offered important advice for developers on how to best monetize their games. Some of their key pieces of advice: Make sure players can spend

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Gamestop shuts down its Facebook store

Last April, Gamestop Corp. opened a store on Facebook to generate sales among the 3.5 million-plus customers who’d declared themselves “fans” of the video game retailer. Six months later, the store was quietly shuttered. Gamestop has company. Over the past

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Gamestops iOS trade in program is a success

GameStop has been making its presence known in the mobile world as they not only announced they will be working on their own Android gaming tablet, but they’ve also lured a number of curious future Android tablet owners by setting

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