Farmville devs score $1.5 million for new mobile platform
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Farmville devs score $1.5 million for new mobile platform

Red Hot Labs has won $1.5 million in start-up funding in order to build a new mobile gaming platform. GamesIndustry reports the new tech is designed to allow for quick publication across multiple devices. Red Hot Labs was founded by Amitt Mahajan and Joel Poloney, whose social game developer MyMiniLife created technology later used to ... Read More»
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Hotel Vegas is Out Next Week But Banned In UK
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Hotel Vegas is Out Next Week But Banned In UK

Tag Games have been in touch to let us know of a new game they’re releasing called Hotel Vegas!The game will be available from Wednesday 6th March 2013 and will be released for iOS with an Android version coming out later on. Unfortunately it’s banned in the UK so unless you have an american itunes ... Read More»
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Real Racing 3 Now Released – GhostStorm Gaming News
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Real Racing 3 Now Released – GhostStorm Gaming News

Electronic Arts have announced today that Real Racing 3 is now available for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Google Play and Amazon Appstore. Developed by the EA Firemonkeys studio, the game delivers the most exhilarating handheld racing experience and features 46 licensed vehicles covering three classes, a 22 car grid across real world tracks, eight ... Read More»
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Real Racing 3 reviews begin, get the scores here
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Real Racing 3 reviews begin, get the scores here

Real Racing 3 is the realistic free-to-play racing sim from EA and Firemonkeys. However, the constant micro-payment harassment has left some reviewers cold. Others don’t seem to mind at all. You be the judge below. The game’s micro-payment model got many critics and gamers understandably upset, as previous games in the series haven’t gone heavy-handed ... Read More»
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EA to implement unified log-ins across multiple platforms
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EA to implement unified log-ins across multiple platforms

EA will soon implement a cross platform log-in system, according to the firm’s CTO Rajat Taneja. Speaking with Venture Beat, Taneja said the unified log-in will work across Orign, Facebook, iOS, PS3, and Xbox 360. “Our strategic vision at EA is to create a single backend system so that we can truly embrace the secular ... Read More»
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Battlefield 3 produces over 1 TB of data every day
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Battlefield 3 produces over 1 TB of data every day

Despite being more than a year old, Battlefield 3 is still in such demand that its users generate more than 1 terabyte of data every day. The figure was supplied to VentureBeat by EA chief technology officer Rajat Taneja. EA tracks more than 50 telemetry events for each player in every Battlefield 3 match, Taneja ... Read More»
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Apple to settle in-app purchase lawsuit
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Apple to settle in-app purchase lawsuit

Apple has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit dating back to 2011 over minors accessing in-app purchases unbeknownst to their parents. According to a report on Engadget, Apple could pay out $5 vouchers to 23 million customers, and where the amount claimed is $30 or more, must offer cash refunds. The full settlement can be ... Read More»
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Zynga Boston veterans form Proletariat
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Zynga Boston veterans form Proletariat

A group of staff laid off when Zynga shuttered its Boston studio last year have formed a new team, Proletariat (“games for the people”). Polygon reports the team has experience at Insomniac Games, Turbine and Harmonix, and will focus on core experiences for mobile and tablet. Follow its progress and check out its first projects, ... Read More»
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Runner2 releases today on Wii U & Steam, PS3 & Xbox 360 later
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Runner2 releases today on Wii U & Steam, PS3 & Xbox 360 later

Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien has been dated for multiple platforms by developer Gaijin Games. The news comes after the studio released a very neat gameplay trailer, showing off the games’s shiny new visuals. It’s out on Wii U and Steam later today, while Xbox Live will receive the game on February ... Read More»
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Ridiculous Fishing submitted to App Store
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Ridiculous Fishing submitted to App Store

Super Crate Box developer Vlambeer has sent Ridiculous Fishing to Apple for certification. This is something of a triumph for the tiny indie; in a new blog post, the team detail the heartbreak of being raced to market by a copycat, which went on to great success. The team nearly disbanded altogether but eventually persevered, ... Read More»
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Godus backers’ names to appear in Curiosity soon
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Godus backers’ names to appear in Curiosity soon

22 Cans has announced via Twitter that all Project Godus backers will be featured in Curiosity layers over the next few days. The crossover was just one of a number of rewards offered to those who helped crowd-fund the newest Peter Molyneux god sim, wh... Read More»
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Android returns to top spot on US mobile charts
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Android returns to top spot on US mobile charts

Android has once again overtaken iOS as the best-selling mobile operating system in the US. VentureBeat reports Apple regained its hold for just three months before the cheaper price tags of Android phones brought it back on top. A price drop on Samsung’s Galaxy S3 was cited as a contributing factor; the Galaxy S4 will ... Read More»
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Epic Citadel now available on Android
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Epic Citadel now available on Android

Epic has released an Android version of its mobile Unreal Engine tech demo, Epic Citadel. The explorable environment shows off what Epic’s graphics tech can do with the limited power of smartphones and tablets, and now includes a benchmarking mode. It’s the first Epic-produced release on Android, and may herald the release of Epic’s previously ... Read More»
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Android gaming overtakes iOS in China – report
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Android gaming overtakes iOS in China – report

An interesting business tidbit: Venturebeat reports new data out of China suggests Android has overtaken iOS in terms of popularity as a gaming platform. The news is just one in a recent string of statistics and figures suggesting Google’s platform is gaining serious ground on Apple’s almost ubiquitous iOS. The Chinese market is flippin’ enormous ... Read More»
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Plants vs Zombies free this week on the App Store
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Plants vs Zombies free this week on the App Store

Popcap’s excellent spin on tower defence, Plants vs Zombies, is App of the Week. You can grab it free on iPad or iPhone through February 28. If you or anyone you know is yet to pick up this essential, go go go. ... Read More»
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