If you told me that demons were coming to the modern warfare world of Just Cause 4, I would not be surprised. And so I had a deadpan reaction when Victoria Setian, senior producer of the game at Avalanche Studios, told me just that. Last week, Square Enix and...
Google AI researcher and piano player Pablo Castro knows that musicians can settle into a comfort zone. It’s something they can rely on in front of a paying audience, but it can also become boring and limit growth. To push those creative boundaries, Castro is developing a deep...
MobiTV has raised $50 million in funding to expand its pay TV delivery system internationally. Emeryville, California-based MobiTV sells its platform to providers of pay TV, such as cable TV companies and video-on-demand companies, enabling them to provide streaming video services to the TV screens in homes — without...
PC gaming platform BlueStacks has launched BlueStacks Inside, which enables mobile game developers to publish their games on Steam with no porting to the PC required. BlueStacks inside has a one-step software development kit (SDK) that lets developers take existing mobile games to Steam and Discord. The initial launch will...
GameStop is falling, and many analysts and industry observers are skeptical it can recover. The retailer reported earnings yesterday for Q1 of its fiscal 2020 yesterday where it missed its revenue target. Now, the company’s stock price has crumbled to $5, which is the lowest this has been...
Amazon is making it easier for original device makers to build fully featured headphones, wearables, and earbuds powered by Alexa. To this end, the Seattle company today announced in a blog post that the Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit — the software stack that enables devices to tap...
Vulcan Cyber, a startup developing tools to help enterprise customers detect and fix software vulnerabilities, today revealed that it has closed a $10 million series A round led by Ten Eleven Ventures and existing investor YL Ventures. The capital infusion brings Vulcan’s total raised to $14 million, following...
While 2019’s iPhones are expected to be relatively conservative upgrades to 2018’s iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, early reports have suggested that Apple’s 2020 models will be substantially different. Respected supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors) is adding additional color to the 2020 reports...
Venture capital and seed investors once stayed away from game investments because they were “hit-driven businesses.” But David Gardner, general partner of London Venture Partners, used to complain to those VCs that all of venture capital is that way. In any case, VCs didn’t feel qualified to judge games...
Hopefully you enjoyed UploadVR’s look at Survios’ latest game, Battlewake, in our E3 VR Showcase this week. If you were hoping to play the game on other headsets beside the Oculus Rift and , we have good news; it’s coming to Quest and PSVR, too. The latter version was confirmed...