Gaming

Valiant Hearts mobile game sequel is set to launch on Netflix Games on January 31

The mobile game Valiant Hearts: Coming Home by Ubisoft will launch exclusively on Netflix Games on January 31. The game was previously announced in September 2022, and yesterday Netflix and Ubisoft an

Fandom lays off employees across Giant Bomb, GameSpot and Metacritic

Entertainment company Fandom has laid off an unspecified number of employees across multiple properties, including Giant Bomb, GameSpot and Metacritic. These properties are mainly focused on publishin

Dungeons & Dragons’ publisher will put the game under a Creative Commons license

It looks like Dungeons & Dragons just succeeded on a death-saving throw. After weeks of backlash and protests from fans and content creators, Wizards of the Coast — the Hasbro-owned publishe

Indian giant Jio makes cloud gaming push

Mukesh Ambani, one of Asia’s richest men, has made a splash in many industries over the past three decades. It now appears he has set his eyes on a new sector: Gaming. JioGames, part of Reliance Ind

It’s like the Power Glove, but for VR

Nintendo’s Power Glove was, to quote one of the eighties’ finest films, “so bad.” The NES peripheral transfixed a generation of youngsters, only to later realize that the “bad” in this ins

Nvidia helps Hyundai, BYD, Polestar join the in-car gaming revolution

Nvidia’s on-demand cloud gaming service, known as GeForce Now, is headed to select Hyundai, BYD and Polestar electric vehicles, the company said Tuesday ahead of CES 2023 in Las Vegas. The annou

Magic Eden exec sees NFT gaming like the ‘early days of mobile gaming’

The chief gaming officer at NFT marketplace Magic Eden sees the traditional and web gaming worlds coming together.

Playtika lays off 610 workers, shuts down three online gaming titles amid broader restructure

Playtika, the Israeli tech company that made its name through a series of wildly successful online gambling and gaming titles with hundreds of millions of players, is leveling the latest swing of the

Microsoft could get its first official union as ZeniMax QA testers organize

A group of about 300 quality assurance (QA) testers at video game company ZeniMax Media are seeking to form the first ever union at Microsoft, the parent company to their studio. ZeniMax includes subs

Google’s latest Doodle lets you create your own mini arcade game

Today’s Google Doodle lets you make, play and share your own mini arcade game to honor the memory of videogame pioneer Jerry Lawson. Lawson led the team that developed the first home video gamin

This startup is bringing precision control for gamers to the humble keyboard

You wouldn’t drive a car or fly a plane if the only controls you had available were on/off switches for left and right or up and down, and yet that’s pretty much what gamers are stuck with

NFT marketplace Magic Eden integrates with Polygon to grow blockchain gaming

NFT marketplace Magic Eden is integrating with Polygon to expand blockchain gaming projects and publishers like Ubisoft and Atari.

Carv valued at $40M as investors race to back web3 identity builders

Decentralized identity startups are having a moment as investors seek the next generation of killer applications in web3, even in times of market volatility. Blockchain-based identity systems, they ar

Yahaha raises $40M more for its user-generated, low-code immersive gaming platform

Yahaha, a Helsinki- and Shanghai-based immersive, user-generated, low-code gaming platform founded by a group of Chinese gaming vets, made a splash in January when it announced a cumulative $50 millio

Microsoft brings helicopters, gliders and the Spruce Goose to its Flight Simulator

Microsoft is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the venerable Flight Simulator series today with the launch of the aptly named Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary update. As the company had t

Roblox stock drops on widening losses in Q3, but other growth metrics remain strong

One of the big players in the “metaverse” space, gaming platform Roblox, saw its stock tumble by more than 15% in pre-market trading on Wednesday after reporting a wider-than-anticipated l

Netflix is bringing back Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales with new gameplay

Netflix is bringing the Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales game to its platform with new gameplay based on the content from Season 4 of the show. Users will be able to play as new characters features in Se

Immutable onboarded more web3 games in Q3 than any other quarter, co-founder says

Immutable co-founder Robbie Ferguson says the web3 gaming space remains 'super busy' despite bearish crypto markets.

VR gaming startup ForeVR Games raises $10M to grow its library of Wii Sports-like titles

While Meta tries to convince users to attend virtual work meetings in its metaverse, ForeVR Games, a VR gaming startup with casual games like bowling, darts and cornhole, is a reminder that virtual re

At last! Blaseball is coming back for Fall Ball

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears: The best thing on the internet (sort of hyperbole, but not really) is soon to return to a web browser and/or mobile app near you! An absurdist baseball
Load More