HTC Vive VR hits at $799

FEB. 22, 2016 • A month after the Oculus Rift began pre-orders at $599, HTC Corp.’s Vive entered preorder contention at $799. Similarly, the Rift ships in March with the Vive following in [...]

Microsoft Looks At Modular PCs

FEB. 16, 2016 • Last July, Microsoft Corp. filed for a U.S. patent on a modular PC design in which GPU, CPU and accessory components would be housed in separate easy to stack components without [...]

Amazon Joins Game Engine Arena

FEB. 10, 2016 • is entering the highly competitive AAA game engine business.  The Amazon Game Engine business will have two new platforms. Lumberyard is a free CryEngine-based, [...]

Nintendo’s Major Mobile Initiative

FEB. 3, 2016 • Last December, Nintendo Co. Ltd. launched a new online account service in Japan intended to link experience from all of the gamemaker’s content. Rather simply dubbed, [...]

Perfect World’s First Pay Game

FEB. 1, 2016 • Later this year, Chinese publisher Perfect World Ent. Inc. will publish its first pay-to-play title, Livelock, from Tuque Games in Montreal, Canada. The top-down shooter is slated [...]