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If it's been your childhood dream to explore South Park in 3D, consider it realized thanks to a new Oculus Rift experience from Tool. Over the course of a "few short weeks in June," the production company, inspired by The Stick of Truth RPG, faithfully recreated the fictional Colorado town allowin...

July 2nd 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Raise your hand if you've ever thought you could do better than a professional MMO dev. Good, now, all of you go and click the link at the bottom of this article that leads to something called Atavism Online. Atavism is billed as an "MMO creator" on its preliminary Steam Greenlight page, and it's e...

June 29th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ratchet and Clank series developer Insomniac Games announced a new pet project this week, Slow Down Bull. The game is in development for PC by a small team of four or five people at the studio. Slow Down Bull is an action game in which players will attempt to rein in an "overachieving" bull named A...

June 26th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Unity, the malleable video game development engine available for nearly every platform known to man, is coming to – you guessed it – another platform man is familiar with. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has announced the "official version" of Unity for PlayStation Mobile will be made...

June 21st 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Markus "Notch" Persson is mainly known as the man behind Minecraft, but he's quickly developing a reputation for eccentric games that cover everything from speed typing to existential drama. If there's any doubt, you just have to look at his latest title, Cliffhorse. Yes, it's as absurd as the tit...

June 9th 2014 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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David Helgason, CEO and co-founder of Unity Technologies, and Brandon Beck, CEO and co-founder of Riot Games, have joined the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Board of Directors. For those just catching up, Unity is engine behind everything from garage development games to the upcoming Pil...

May 21st 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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Voice-controlled gaming isn't quite as easy to pull off on the PlayStation 4 as it is on the Xbox One (that Kinect comes in handy), but Iridium Studios is out to prove that it's no big challenge. The developer has revealed that it's bringing its crowdfunded squad strategy title, There Came an Echo...

April 10th 2014 at 3:29pm 0 Comments
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Amid the volley of announcements from Microsoft's Build conference, is word that the new Kinect for Windows has a near-future release timeframe for both the hardware and its SDK. The desktop version of Microsoft's do-all sensor will be available to the public this summer, as will its development f...

April 2nd 2014 at 11:47pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo says there are 50 Unity games in development for the Wii U, in addition to the 17 already submitted for release on the eShop in the next two months. Nintendo distributes the Wii U-specific version of Unity free with every Wii U development kit, and by the sounds of it, that's enticed plent...

March 24th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developers working on Wii U projects have counted the Unity engine among their options since last year, but support for Unity is still absent from the 3DS. Considering more than 42 million 3DS units have been sold worldwide, in comparison to the 5.86 million Wii U shipped to retailers as of Januar...

March 23rd 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments