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Xbox publicizes accessibility guidelines for developers https://t.co/BNNhWbb5OyHalf-Life: Alyx was conceived as a VR title first, and a Half-Life game second https://t.co/rAPeTTh1PfCritics say Google Stadia is the best game streaming option around, but still falls short in almost every way that… https://t.co/v51OHgiYja"If you wake up one morning saying, 'How can I remain in games?' and the answer is, 'I have no idea,' then leaving… https://t.co/deqEaQpOmIAmazon reportedly launching game streaming service to compete with Stadia, PS5 and Project Scarlett https://t.co/SQYhD7vtHlValve reveals Half-Life: Alyx for PC VR in March 2020 https://t.co/IT89IQtJEyBacktrace is "solving what's one of the most important things to solve in games, which is getting off the ground qu… https://t.co/kq9rTWQa1nSony creates new division dedicated to researching artificial intelligence https://t.co/FtPOMazPlTMaking a career in games more sustainable https://t.co/M6sD5dltRN"A lot of indies are being set up to go from hand-to-mouth, never earning past what they get paid to make that game… https://t.co/xVPzfs0l7XPokémon first mainline Switch outings are the console's' fastest-selling launch to date https://t.co/l1wpQLRdcz"Any time, resources, or ability you put into marketing counts as money, and I think that's something people fail t… https://t.co/9t73igWyleAmazon has reportedly been hiring people from Microsoft and other games firms to build streaming service https://t.co/SQYhD7dSiLCorrection: Sword and Shield have smashed Switch launch records, not Pokémon series. The article has been updated https://t.co/T3b7NogudGUbisoft partners with blockchain distribution platform Ultra https://t.co/4rT8xivrBxGoogle Stadia: Critical Consensus https://t.co/FXMmP5BAVjSony now hunting for researchers and engineers as it establishes Sony AI division https://t.co/FtPOMaRqKt"Mobile entertainment is now at the center of our daily lifestyle and everyone plays games" https://t.co/xqJojLjQmcSword and Shield smash Pokémon series records with 6m week one sales https://t.co/l1wpQLRdczRumoured Amazon streaming service expected to be announced (and potentially launched) next year https://t.co/SQYhD7vtHlUPDATE: Nintendo has detailed the two subscription plans, priced at $2.99 and $7.99 https://t.co/37SpAPoEPdVideo games will be among the first divisions to benefit from Sony's new AI research https://t.co/FtPOMaRqKt"[VR] devs have to always be looking forward and asking, 'What happens if this stops tomorrow? What do we do?'" https://t.co/L0lc9kMQn2"Social is actually notoriously terrible for conversion. I'm telling you this because I don't want you to focus all… https://t.co/KPiGY4piNm
11/21
2019
Sustained mobile portfolio brings continued growth for NetEase in Q3 https://t.co/neiJDgou4fBoyfriend Dungeon studio's communications director Victoria Tran offers tips for indies to get the most bang out of… https://t.co/BiaISjWJiwAlthough it doesn't disclose hardware numbers, Microsoft has lost out to Sony in this generation and is now being e… https://t.co/fKl7v1a5wkRespawn's Vince Zampella's described Respawn's enigmatic pre-launch viral marketing as "gross" -- akin to the hype… https://t.co/IHXLpZPcjlTo find new games, more women value social circles, while men look to influencers https://t.co/XlM78WSJlh"I notice both as a developer and a gamer, I think it's been two or three generations of games now, I've been playi… https://t.co/J24gG3v1VhPokemon Sword and Shield sold 1.36m retail copies in three days in Japan https://t.co/14LGuwksDBDream Games raises $7.5m to develop casual puzzle titles https://t.co/zbOLT25ep3"There is not a good reason why [our total customers] shouldn't be a billion in the next five years" https://t.co/1hreUtMd8dSniper Elite developer Rebellion is turning the shooter into a board game - and has more tabletop products to annou… https://t.co/tmElPbwPSDMobile games and chat app Bunch has now raised $8.5m in funding to date https://t.co/ex41kivh4Q"We like games that respond to player actions, where the world reacts to what you are doing, and the experience is… https://t.co/IscdfQXE0XMicrosoft's No.1 aim for Scarlett is to go to gamers and encourage them to become Xbox customers. Sony's No.1 aim f… https://t.co/XuzwCpSbWlRebellion Unplugged is the new board games division from Rebellion https://t.co/76LXiewDXH"We took a big risk... If things went a little bit differently, I might not have a job now" https://t.co/ZwvW4FdcWpVisionary Realms pays tribute to EverQuest co-designer Brad McQuaid, who has died at the age of 51 https://t.co/1Pn8gXvDjD"My responsibility is to make sure that our communities feel safe and entertained. That doesn't convey to me the ri… https://t.co/hCpLSHakGnInterview with WolfEye, the new studio from Arkane veterans Raphael Colantonio and Julien Roby https://t.co/RjdqQPpyvr"We like games that respond to player actions, where the world reacts to what you are doing, and the experience is… https://t.co/QJ92MtOhnuMythical Games closes $19m funding round https://t.co/gJlB3UhgTPSupercell, Tencent, Riot Games and more lead $3.85m funding round for Bunch https://t.co/ex41kivh4Q"He touched thousands of lives with his dreams and concepts. He changed the landscape of video games forever." https://t.co/1Pn8gXNeIdWe spoke to Dontnod Entertainment and Xbox Game Studios about creating Tell Me Why's transgender protagonist Tyler… https://t.co/LDHokMMTh2"We're not the operator of the world's town halls," says Kotick when asked about political discussion around games https://t.co/1hreUu3OwNViveport president Rikard Steiber steps down https://t.co/N7JEjcf7pz"Beyoncé famously drops her album, and day one it becomes a massive hit. Kanye West did the same thing... Why could… https://t.co/r1gUDwAy8L
11/20
2019
"My experience with it was very much like this: you could do amazing things, go very fast in some elements, but ver… https://t.co/U7eNdM9ObySpellbreak developer nets investment from Take-Two as it ramps up development https://t.co/pI3L95hZzeGanymede Games raises $550k in angel financing https://t.co/BT0hW1jSYWCanadian games industry contributes $4.5 billion to GDP as wages, revenue, and employment figures rise https://t.co/30PMWMAF47Mobile revenue in Southeast Asia is expected to be up 17% in 2019 to $2.6 billion, nearly 70% of the region's total… https://t.co/LTdjbSgjLMApple Arcade may be accelerating premium game decline, but not by much https://t.co/ZOcAIImJZK"We can only do this if we do it the right way, in a way that's thoughtful and creates a game that lives up to the… https://t.co/xHTipBcwQf"Even though we had more people, we were slowing down the rate at which we could build and craft these experiences" https://t.co/UkE8wvq88QGreater Southeast Asia is the world's fastest-growing region for PC online games revneue and esports https://t.co/OIlRH5zi1OPUBG Corp assures end of locked loot crate does not mean it's "trying to get rid of" Steam marketplace https://t.co/5Rrdzmo71sNintendo Switch sales are spiking in the UK https://t.co/WGSX2hRMTGHennig and executive producer partner Julian Beak form new division with promise to "shape the future of interactiv… https://t.co/VG7hn3DcRb"We don't create characters to be archetypes. We certainly don't want Tyler to be identified only for being transge… https://t.co/2MfRV1JrO6€50 million for video games development added to Germany's 2020 budget https://t.co/molBy5uDxN"A simple thing like allowing people to change the size of a font in a caption can open a world to a different play… https://t.co/CO0dwOdiwPESAC releases economic impact study on Canadian games industry https://t.co/30PMWMj4cz"Very powerful, fast, beautiful, purpose built to do some really cool stuff. But it's also extremely delicate and n… https://t.co/Bq1QIDZ6QRInternet penetration in Greater Southeast Asia expected to reach 99% in the next five years https://t.co/OIlRH5zi1O"We want to ensure that we steer clear of revenue models that fails to satisfy fans" https://t.co/5Rrdzmo71sGermany is reportedly 30% more expensive to develop in than France, UK or Canada - but new funding will help boost… https://t.co/qYO57BjjAZNetmarble posts 54% profit increase in Q3 https://t.co/VIXu4acvwGLogitech launches Adaptive Gaming Kit for Xbox Adaptive Controller - a £90 package of customisable controls, develo… https://t.co/BGk6ctHzvoGreater Southeast Asia will be home to 320 million gamers by 2023 https://t.co/OIlRH5QTqoAmy Hennig joins Skydance Media to establish new division https://t.co/VIROjWqfiFPUBG phasing out current system where randomly purchased loot boxes may require a key (another purchase) to unlock https://t.co/5Rrdzm6w9UGears 5 accessibility options got a perfect six out of six deaf review score "It's this thick-necked, gory shooter… https://t.co/bVTXFNwv8a
11/19
2019
Pokémon Sword alone is the UK No.1, and the biggest exclusive game of the year https://t.co/E9nPrVHlQg22 games will be available to Google Stadia users tomorrow https://t.co/txC0E4kDm7"Japan is a very big console gaming market, but not traditionally a big market for Xbox. It's interesting to see ho… https://t.co/OSRpelOSGH"As neither a game developer nor a member of Respawn I certainly can't pretend to know what led to the game shippin… https://t.co/D0eyfGK3H8"How many games do we make that give us truly unique discoveries? Meaningfully unique experiences?" EA's James Ber… https://t.co/Awf7dnStfOGreg Rice leaves Double Fine five months after Microsoft acquisition https://t.co/RIgzjDMx5fInnoGames reaches milestone as lifetime revenues pass $1bn - and half of that is from one game https://t.co/QOhhoxGhAx"There are more people who play games in India than the population of the US -- about 300 million. It's a huge gami… https://t.co/aqWlBLtM1lExpecting a https://t.co/Mz1KhriD65 Podcast today? It's already available to download - we recorded a short but spe… https://t.co/3Ofq8qM8x6Google Stadia launches tomorrow, and the line-up just nearly doubled https://t.co/txC0E432uz"The story itself is more than just a revenge fantasy. It's a meditation on trauma, loss, and what survivors owe th… https://t.co/nS7QDkoDH62K Games apologises after social media feeds were hijacked on Friday https://t.co/FBDf7wo5eh"It's been a dream come true working with the world's greatest human [Tim Schafer] ... I'm so proud of all the amaz… https://t.co/puwQ9ksPtADesert Bus for Hope has raised $6m for charity over 13 years https://t.co/SGKW9L1AFO @SnakeDrone Thanks for the correction. This has been amendedGerman developer has reached $1bn revenues in 12 years https://t.co/QOhhoxoGIZXbox: "People are using xCloud to create couch co-op" https://t.co/huyaqvuDR7Paid subscriptions coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp https://t.co/6ee2AAXLepTen games added to tomorrow's launch line-up for Google Stadia https://t.co/txC0E432uzUK Charts: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order debuts at No.2 and enjoys strong physical sales, but it can't quite match B… https://t.co/ZKKLMnJ5GlUK Sales: Pokémon Sword and Shield is the fastest-selling exclusive of 2019, and the third fastest-selling game ove… https://t.co/OCcF5oupxKPokémon Sword and Shield is second biggest Pokémon launch in the UK, behind Sun and Moon https://t.co/E9nPrVpKrGPokémon Sword and Shield is the second biggest Pokémon launch in UK history, the third biggest game launch of the y… https://t.co/QmLle8JCNcPokémon Sword and Shield is the second biggest Pokémon launch in UK history, the third biggest game launch of the y… https://t.co/rQEzz4jlZQ
11/18
2019

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