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Rovio startup ‘Hatch’ tests new streaming mobile gaming platform

Much like music, movies and TV programmes, the way that video-games are played and delivered is rapidly changing. And at this year’s trade fair Gamescom...
Star Trek: Bridge Crewvideo

Star Trek: Bridge Crew: Ubisoft partners with IBM to bring voice command

A partnership between games developer Ubisoft and IBM is experimenting with speech recognition to enhance one of the first social virtual reality experiences: ‘Star...
Sony Interactive Entertainment at E3video

Sony and Microsoft differ on the future of virtual reality

Sony has made it clear that virtual reality is a big part of it’s video gaming future. Shawn Layden, CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment America “The future...
Microsoft Xbox One Xvideo

Xbox One X: ‘The world’s most powerful console’ says Microsoft

Formerly codenamed ‘Project Scorpio’, this is the trailer for what Microsoft is officially calling the ‘Xbox One X.’ The 'Xbox One X' was unveiled at...
Star Wars: Battlefront IIvideo

EA unveils ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ and a new revenue model

The first “Star Wars Battlefront,” released in 2015, sold 14 million copies. Now the latest game in the Electronic Arts franchise has been unveiled at...
Sony Aim Controller and Farpointvideo

Sony ‘Aim Controller’ targets VR video game market with ‘Farpoint’

To make Farpoint one of virtual-reality's defining games, Sony believed it needed to make an equally defining controller. Sony hopes the PlayStation VR Aim Controller will...
Resident Evil 7: Biohazardvideo

Capcom puts the horror back into Resident Evil

Released more than 20 years ago, Resident Evil was the first video game to coin the phrase “survival horror,” but over the years the...
Neverending Nightmaresvideo

Neverending Nightmares: Videogaming as Therapy

Neverending Nightmares is a video game which aims to give players a sense of what it’s like to live with mental illness. It was...
World of Tanksvideo

How Wargaming’s World of Tanks makes its millions

Wargaming’s six-year-old World of Tanks franchise pulled in more than $550 million in revenue in 2015. The game is based on the freemium model,...