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Nvidia quarterly profit beats estimates on gaming, mobile strength - CNET

Nvidia quarterly profit beats estimates on gaming, mobile strength - CNET | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
The maker of graphics chips posts stronger revenue in both its graphics processors and its line of mobile chips used in cars and tablets.
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EA launching Xbox One subscription service

EA launching Xbox One subscription service | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
EA Access includes downloadable games, discounts, early access to new titles for $30 annually
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US Gamers Race to Mobile

US Gamers Race to Mobile | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
A new eMarketer report finds that the mobile gaming audience in the US is quickly overtaking casual and social gaming.
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Google's $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go

Google's $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Game on! Google's $1 billion acquisition of gaming video site Twitch is reportedly a done deal.
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Why We’re Rolling Out the SHIELD Family of Devices

Why We’re Rolling Out the SHIELD Family of Devices | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Quicker than most anyone had thought possible, Android is becoming the largest computing platform in history. There are more than a billion active Android users. And it’s being built into all types of devices.
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When free-to-play isn't the best option

When free-to-play isn't the best option | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Kitfox and Double Stallion find more success with premium follow-ups to free-to-play failures
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Oculus Rift development kits pass 100,000 sales

Oculus Rift development kits pass 100,000 sales | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Second Oculus dev kit has 45,000 pre-orders, will start shipping this month
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Game software market to hit $100 billion by 2018 - DFC

Game software market to hit $100 billion by 2018 - DFC | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Big increase in mobile gaming has accelerated DFC's forecast; firm also questions Xbox One strategy
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Nintendo's comeback strategy: Whale hunting

Nintendo's comeback strategy: Whale hunting | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
After a generation of casual success, tough times have brought Nintendo home to its core fans - and Amiibo is the perfect welcome back
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Ouya: 1000 developers sign up every month

Ouya: 1000 developers sign up every month | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
CEO says average value per game has doubled since launch
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Ubisoft's trouble with Uplay, love for companion apps and microtransactions

Ubisoft's trouble with Uplay, love for companion apps and microtransactions | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Gamasutra speaks to Ubisoft vice president of digital publishing Chris Early about the botched Watch Dogs PC launch and Uplay's image problem.
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The Games Industry Disrupted: 10 Key Moments Towards 2017

The Games Industry Disrupted: 10 Key Moments Towards 2017 | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
The global games market is anticipated to reach $102.9Bn in 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate of +8.1%. Characterized over the next 3 years by 10 key moments, these disruptions will decide the future success of many in the games industry - especially those companies who have already adapted to the incredible changes underway.
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Nielsen survey of gaming time shows consoles overtaking PC again

Nielsen survey of gaming time shows consoles overtaking PC again | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
The newest generation of consoles account for 4 percent of Americans' gaming time according to research from the ratings firm Nielsen, with time spent on PC games dipping below consoles overall...
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Mobile Gaming: Females Beat Males on Money, Time and Loyalty

Mobile Gaming: Females Beat Males on Money, Time and Loyalty | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Ever since the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game hit the top grossing charts on the App Store, the web has been abuzz with articles about the changing face of mobile gaming.
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Japan's console game market is shrinking fast - report

Japan's console game market is shrinking fast - report | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
According to a new report from the Japanese Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association, Japan's console game market shrunk by a fair margin during 2013, while the country's mobile games market expanded.
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Playcast Media Fires Up Cloud Gaming with New App for Fire T

Playcast Media Fires Up Cloud Gaming with New App for Fire T | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Playcast is a TV channel that lets you play the world's major video games
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Microsoft looking to split controller design for mobile gaming

Microsoft looking to split controller design for mobile gaming | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Microsoft looking to split controller design for mobile gaming http://t.co/gIX8upCbXc
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Console and PC game markets doomed to shrink, analyst firm predicts - VentureBeat

Console and PC game markets doomed to shrink, analyst firm predicts - VentureBeat | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
VentureBeat Console and PC game markets doomed to shrink, analyst firm predicts VentureBeat Console and PC game revenues are expected to decline 11 percent from $46.5 billion in 2014 to $41 billion by 2019, according to a report from analyst firm...
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Richard Bartle: "Free-to-play has a half-life"

Richard Bartle: "Free-to-play has a half-life" | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
The creator of the first virtual world predicts the decline of freemium games
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Appeal of smart toys spans globe - Report

Appeal of smart toys spans globe - Report | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Interpret research says 72 million kids worldwide interested in toys-to-life games
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Mobile Steam Machine being developed

Mobile Steam Machine being developed | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Mobile Steam Machine being developed. A handheld Steam Machine has been announced and is in development.
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E3 2014: Nintendo dominates social media conversation on Twitter

E3 2014: Nintendo dominates social media conversation on Twitter | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Nearly half of all tweets sent out during last week's expo mentioned Nintendo. (look at @dropkickpikachu he's a sellout http://t.co/UhFdJmbMf9 look at him getting mentioned by a blog.
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A third of PS4 owners have moved from Xbox and Nintendo, Sony says

A third of PS4 owners have moved from Xbox and Nintendo, Sony says | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
While 17 per cent didn't own a last-gen console at all
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Tegra K1-Powered Project Tango DevKit Opens Door to New Worlds Enabled by Computer Vision

Tegra K1-Powered Project Tango DevKit Opens Door to New Worlds Enabled by Computer Vision | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
Google’s new Project Tango Tablet Developers’ Kit puts powerful new capabilities in the hands of those ready to harness the promise of computer vision.
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Mobile gaming controller turns smartphones into consoles - Mobile Commerce Press

Mobile gaming controller turns smartphones into consoles - Mobile Commerce Press | Videogame industry | Scoop.it
mobile gaming industry and, although players are starting to feel the limitations of touchscreen controls, they may be able to overcome their struggles usin (Mobile gaming controller turns smartphones into consoles - #MobileCommerce Press
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