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Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba invested $10 million into microconsole maker Ouya last month, The Wall Street Journal reported. The two companies have seemingly agreed to bring Ouya's software and game library to Alibaba's set-top box. Ouya announced its Ouya console-less ambitions in March 2014...

January 30th 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Sega Sammy is restructuring to prioritize "Digital Games," a reform that'll see it make job cuts including "soliciting voluntary retirement" for around 300 employees; 120 employees are due to be approached about voluntary retirement next month. Sega of America is among those to be hit by layoffs as...

January 30th 2015 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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Mobcast acquired the Lumines and Meteos properties from Q Entertainment, the Japanese smartphone game developer announced this week, as translated by Gematsu. Additionally, a new Lumines game is on the way for iOS and Android, and will be a collaboration with the colorful puzzle series' creator, Te...

January 28th 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Today, Joystiq Deals serves up the Android Game Developer Bundle, a seven-course selection that will put you on the road to launching a fully fledged mobile game studio. The package includes the No-Coding-Required Game Building Course, the Beginner Game Reskinning Course, the Android Lollipop Comp...

January 26th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The second episode of Telltale's six-part Game of Thrones saga debuts early next month, starting February 3 for PC, Mac, PS4 and PS3. Titled "The Lost Lords," the episode is also coming to Xbox One and 360 on February 4, iOS on February 5 and Android at a later date. The Lost Lords continues the...

January 23rd 2015 at 8:20am 0 Comments
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Humble Bundle has a new promotion on deck: digital card games. From Mjoang's newest (and previously most litigious) Scrolls to the granddaddy of deck-builders Dominion, the Humble Card Game Bundle has plenty to offer those looking for a reprieve from that pesky Hearthstone addiction. The "pay what...

January 20th 2015 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Game Oven Studios, the independent Dutch team behind body-morphing mobile games Bounden, Bam fu, Fingle and Friendstrap, will be disbanded in April, studio co-founder Adriaan de Jongh announced in a blog post today. Game Oven will release its final game, Jelly Reef, in March on iOS and Android. Gam...

January 20th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Want to build up your Java programming skillset? Today, Joystiq Deals is offering the Java Developer Course Bundle, a collection that features more than 70 hours of in-depth instructional content. The package includes the Beginner Java Essentials for Android Course, the Dynamic Website Building wi...

January 19th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever found yourself playing NetherRealm's Injustice: Gods Among Us and thought, "You know, I like Superman and all, but what if he was actually John Cena?" Alternatively, perhaps you've looked at Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and wondered, "What if this guy were an actual, literal rock-man?" W...

January 18th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Minecraft players will be able to change their in-game name soon, development studio Mojang has announced. The process is set to go live on February 4, and looks to be pretty straightforward; once the name-changing system is in place, players can change their in-game name simply by logging into the...

January 17th 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Monument Valley developer Ustwo earned $5,858,625 from sales for the game as of this past Monday, as highlighted in a fancy infographic breaking down the puzzle game's earnings. Of that revenue, 81.7 percent was earned on iOS, compared to 13.9 percent on Android (where it was released about a month...

January 15th 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Today at Joystiq Deals, we're giving away one free month of OnLive PlayPack, letting you check out the service's 250-game catalog free of charge. No game downloads are required - all you need is a compatible PC, TV, or tablet device to start streaming games directly from the cloud. Just sign up th...

January 15th 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments