Monday, April 24, 2017

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts

After acquiring Lucasfilm and LucasArts last year through a $4.04 billion acquisition, Disney has shut down game developer/publisher LucasArts. “After evaluating our position in the...

Pandora’s Tower Finally Hitting NA Shelves Apr 16

RPG enthusiasts and Wii owners will finally get their hands on Pandora’s Tower April 16, publisher, Xseed announced today. The Wii-exclusive RPG, developed by Ganbarion...

Gamers’ Skills in a Bedroom Ranked by their Console of Choice

As if the wars between console fanboys (and fangirls) isn’t already bad enough, a new study looked to find out which platform fans make...

Queerness and Games Conference Accepting Panel and Presentation Submissions

The Queerness and Games Conference is now accepting submissions for talks, presentations, panels, workshops, and creative activities. QGCon, being held in the UC Berkeley Center...

Some Rock Band DLC Removed Due to License Expiration

Harmonix has announced that some songs are set to be removed from the Rock Band Store due to license agreements expiring. The developer stated that...

Game Developer Magazine Closing Down in July

After 19 years covering the art, science, and business of videogames, Game Developer magazine is closing down. “We’ve made the decision to shift away from...

Lulzsec Sony and Nintendo Hacker Pleads Guilty in Court

Another member of hacking group Lulzsec has pleaded guilty to carrying out attacks on a number of websites including those of Sony and Nintendo. Ryan...

EA Studios Hit with Another Round of Layoffs

Electronic Arts announced today that they’ll be laying a number of employees. The company has not revealed the specifics—how many, which studios—but they have said...

EA Chief Creative Officer Says Videogames Not Yet Mass Market

Speaking to Games Industry, EA CCO Richard Hilleman declared that while video games might be more mainstream then ever, they by no means have...

Weekend Play: Infinite Riptide

Welcome to EGM’s Weekend Play, a weekly account of what games the editors of EGM are currently playing, and an open conversation with you, the reader, about what you’ve been...

Samsung

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in a U.S., Canada...

If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your...

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