Rockstar Games, the company behind the controversial Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series of games, will be granted a Fellowship award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). The award will be given to Rockstar Games at the BAFTA's 2014 Games Awards Ceremony scheduled to be held on March 12.
On Saturday evening, Twitch Plays Pokémon (TPP) entered a new generation; with the successful conclusion of Pokémon Red game on March 1. The TPP crowdsourced effort involved the play of 1996-released Pokémon Red game in such a way that over 100,000 gamers yelled commands into a chat window.
A recent update on Irrational Games studio's website has revealed that the game developer - the creator of the popular BioShock franchise - is effectively shutting down. The shutdown of the studio will take place after the launch of Burial at Sea: Episode 2 on March 25, 2014.
With the surprise hit game 'Flappy Bird' having been recently taken down from the App Store and the Google Play store by its Vietnamese developer Nguyen Ha Dong, a number of fake Flappy Bird apps have come up at the app stores. One of the most noteworthy of these apps is Sesame Workshop's spinoff of the game.
Vietnamese developer Nguyen Ha Dong said in a Twitter post on Sunday that he is removing the top-ranking 'Flappy Bird' game from the App Store and Google Play. The removal of the game prohibits its future downloads.
About the reason behind the move, 29-year-old Nguyen said that he hated the increasingly popular game because it "ruins my simple life."
Candy Crush Saga maker King. com's patent filing with the US Patent & Trademark Office - for trademark claim for the word "candy" - has been approved. The approval of the filing in the US comes nearly one year after the makers behind the popular mobile game filed the trademark claim.
On Thursday, the NPD Group said in its latest report that its new research has shown that the US videogame industry sales during the 2013 holiday season was largely powered by the November-launched next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft --- the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and the Xbox One consoles respectively.
Rovio's Angry Birds Go! application has today started in application over the planet.
Players can race as Red, Chuck, Stella, King Pig and progressively in a determination of over 50 diverse soapbox karts on an incalculable number of tracks running from ravines to speedways and trick streets to air courses.
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- Dyson launches a quieter, more efficient bladeless fan
- Samsung reveals new Black Edition models of Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini
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