GameSoundCon starts October 7th in Los Angeles

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A while back we showcased BEEP, a documentary exploring the history of music and sound in video games.  On its final day, the Kickstarter has earned well over its initial $40,000 goal, with more than a…

Debate About Gaming Journalism Spawns #GamerGate Phenomenon

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The Zoe Quinn scandal has sparked an active debate that shows no signs of abating.  United under the hashtag #GamerGate, advocates of gaming journalism reform are making their views heard – and many critics are arguing…

GameStop Throws In With Game Developers For Future Content

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Retailer GameStop unveiled plans in a recent interview to begin working closer with any game developers interested, in order to create exclusive content, only available to players who pre-order their games from GameStop. According to R.W….

No Female Assassins on Ubisoft’s Watch

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Ubisoft sparked some scandal this week surrounding the development of Assassin’s Creed: Unity when it announced that no female characters would be playable in the upcoming game. James Therein, the game’s technical director, claims it’s “not…

Google Looking to Buy Twitch

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Google is considering yet another acquisition, the online live-streaming video gaming site Twitch. Unconfirmed reports around the web set the price of Twitch at $1 billion, in what could be an all cash deal. However, The…

Xbox One console without Kinect will be $399

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Yesterday, Microsoft announced a new Xbox One model will release on June 9, 2014 that will be $100 less than the $499 it released with in November, 2013. To get the price down, (which Microsoft hopes…

Steam OS Focused on Living Room Gameplay and Family Sharing

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Steam, often regarded as the main conduit for the video game industry’s PC-based games, is currently beta testing its up-and-coming new operating system. The Steam OS is being designed based on Linux and meant to run…

Indiegamestand.com now has fully-operational online indie game store

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     There are many different places online for gamers to purchase indie games and indie developers to sell their creations, but there is one that stands out from the rest. A website that has spent the…

‘Gravity Ghost’ shoots for the stars

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With all the crowding going on in the indie sector this year, it takes a special appeal to float above the pack to find success, but Chicago game developer Erin Robinson of Ivy Games looks to…

GOG Announces New Indie Portal

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Digital distributor GOG.com may have earned the love and respect of gamers by selling DRM-free versions of classic PC games, patched to run on modern operating systems, but for about a year now they’ve been expanding…