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Unity 3D store sale to celebrate fourth birthday and one million users

Check out the going’s on over at the Unity Asset Store where they are celebrating their fourth year and the expectation of having 1 million users by the end of the year. The sales are too good to miss. (Trust me, I got distracted and missed a great daily deal I wanted! This Steampunk Industries […]

Destiny Beta is the Biggest Beta in This Console Generation

The Destiny Beta that ran from July 17th to July 27th attracted 4,638,937 unique users into the world of Destiny. Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, said “This is the biggest beta of this console generation by a wide margin and the largest console beta ever for a new video game IP to date.”

Hirshberg […]

Square Enix CTO Yoshihisa Hashimoto leaves company

Yoshihisa Hashimoto, Square Enix’s Chief Technology Officer, has left the company for what is so far only identified as personal reasons.

Hsahimoto worked as the technical director for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and manages the company’s Advanced Technology Division. One of his latest works was to head development of the new Luminous engine.


Final Fantasy XIV free to play weekend July 18-21

Don’t get too excited, because you have to have had bought and played the game in the past to participate in this free to play weekend event.

If, however, you have previously played Final Fantasy XIV and have been thinking about seeing what it is like now, then this is your chance to check out […]

Electronic Arts is Making a Shift

EA has had some pretty rough times when it comes to consumer satisfaction, in fact, times have been so rough for the past few years that in 2013 EA was the first company to ever win the Consumerist’s Worst Company In America title two years in a row.

Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, says […]

Yoichi Wada resigns as president of Square Enix

In the wake of poor sales in some of its top titles and an expected “extraordinary loss” in revenue, the president of Square Enix, Yoichi Wada, has tended his resignation. Wada will be replaced by Yousuke Matsuda, who has been with Square Enix since 2001.

In the March 2013 fiscal statement the company listed factors […]

EA welcomed Hackers to its Hackathon this past weekend

EA hosted its first Hackathon, Escape from dev/null, this past weekend with coding competition challenges that tested the mettle of hackers in a friendly competition with prizes that included a grand prize of $1,000 for each member of the winning team, a lunch with EA CTO Rajat Taneja and a selection of EA games.

Check […]

EA’s CEO stepping down

After six years at the helm, EA’s chief executive officer John Riccitiello has decided that it is time to step down.

Mr. Riccitiello was EA’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2004, when he left the company to help found a private equity partnership called Elevation Partners. In April 2007 Mr. Riccitiello […]

Hilton Garden Inn training game “Ultimate Team Play for PSP®”

It has been 4 years since the Hilton Garden Inn announced that they were going to let their employees play games. In 2009 they announced Ultimate Team Play, a game designed for the PSP® that allowed employees to learn aspects of housekeeping, food and beverage and even working the front desk in a video game […]



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