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Harmonix and Child's Play have announced that they're banding together for a charity benefit Rock Band night at San Francisco's DNA Lounge the night of December 9. "Ümloud!" is an all-ages event organized by GameLife's Chris Kohler, Gamehelper's Joe Markert and Telltale Games' John "Seg" Segg...

November 20th 2009 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The rumor mill is churning yet again -- the latest Apple rumor is that an event is coming on September 9th. Multiple sources are saying that they've heard Apple will host an event in San Francisco to talk about music, including upgrades for the iPod and iTunes. This is hardly a surprise -- Apple usu...

August 18th 2009 at 12:05am 0 Comments
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From Brighton, to London, and now San Francisco, Kuju Entertainment's Zoë Mode studio (developer of You're in the Movies, Crush and Rock Revolution) is ever-expanding. All this, despite initial foreboding that hovered over its parent company earlier this year.At the helm of the new US Zoë...

May 19th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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It appears Capcom is getting used to tapping the veins of semi-altruistic gamers. Its latest idea: "Street Fighter Fights Hunger." In conjunction with GameStop, the publisher will hold a food drive at the EVO Street Fighter IV US National Championship Finals, to be held at the Fort Mason Center in...

April 8th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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If you've been looking for a game that offers something off the beaten path - or a job in a gaming startup with potential in San Francisco - then you may be interested in the opportunity over at SparkPlay Media. According to a recent posting on their website, they're looking for a Community Manager...

March 23rd 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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It's that time of year again -- the Game Developers Conference is taking place in San Francisco. We're here in the City by the Bay, and will be rocking you all week with interviews, previews, news, and a joke or two. We've brought all of our blogger nerd gear with us, but this guy one-upped us by t...

March 23rd 2009 at 2:09pm 0 Comments
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We've mentioned a rather unique approach that the Fallen Earth team is taking to promote their upcoming post-apocalyptic MMO, a national tour across key cities in the United States. The Fallen Earth publicity tour began in North Carolina last month, meeting with the International Game Developers Ass...

March 18th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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CCP Games, the developer of EVE Online, has announced that they'll have a presence at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) next month. The company's CMO, Ryan Scott Dancey (aka CCP RyanD), is slated to speak about how CCP uses social network engineering to reach out to more subscribers. Specifically...

February 12th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Although the game doesn't officially release until November, Sega is throwing a Valkyria Chronicles party in San Francisco's Metreon store. The venue, made famous for its real-world PlayStation Store, will be host to Sega producer Ryutaro Nonaka. An exclusive community Q&A will be held at the s...

September 21st 2008 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Previously reported, the Social Gaming Summit is full steam ahead and ready to go on June 13th at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA. It will be a day full of interesting panels and discussions about the interface between social networks and game spaces. If you were thinking...

May 8th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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On May 14th, San Francisco's Rock-It Room will witness the second coming of the Second Life Musician Showcase, featuring not one, not two, but seven Second Life musicians in the flesh. On the roster for the evening are Keiko Takamura, Melanie Keller, Hailey Bailey, BabbleGrabble Swindlehurst, Pato M...

May 3rd 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments