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Apple reportedly plans games subscription service akin to Netflix

Venture Beat reports: "Apple has a rough track record where games are concerned, frequently snatching defeat from the jaws of victory when it attempts new gaming...

Unity game engine launches support for Kin cryptocurrency in indie games

Venture Beat reports: "Unity Technologies‘ game engine is used widely by independent game developers, and now it will be easy for Unity developers to...

Nintendo Brings in Retro Studios, Restarts ‘Metroid Prime 4’ Development From...

Variety reports: "Nintendo is bringing in Retro Studios to work with 'Metro Prime 4’' producer and start over on game development, Nintendo announced Friday morning. The news...

NetEase to impose restrictions on young gamers in China

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "NetEase has implemented a variety of measures to protect young gamers in China, including implementing an 11-hour curfew. The Chinese publisher announced...

Oculus Expected to Sell 1.3M Quest Units in 2019, SuperData Believes

Variety reports: "Market intelligence company SuperData released its latest extended reality (XR) findings on Thursday. It believes Oculus will sell 1.3 million units of its anticipated...

ELeague, EA to Hold Multiple ‘FIFA 19’ Competitions in 2019

Variety reports: "Esports organization ELeague is partnering with video game publisher Electronic Arts to create and host multiple 'FIFA 19' events in 2019, it announced on Thursday. This makes ELeague the...

Epic Games buys 3Lateral, maker of super-realistic ‘digital humans’

Tech Crunch reports: "Epic Games  announced this morning that they’ve acquired Serbia-based 3Lateral, a game studio focused on designing more realistic computer-generated human characters. The team of...

Sony Crackle Nabs ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ Esports Documentary Streaming Rights

Variety reports: "Sony Crackle has secured exclusive streaming rights to Ubisoft’s esports documentary 'To Win it All: The Road to The Six Invitational,' following three pro players...

Network Next raises $4.4m to create “internet fast lane” for games

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Santa Monica-based Network Next announced today a $4.4 million seed round to launch the "internet fast lane" for games.Network Next also announced...

Tencent, NetEase Shut Out Again in New Batch of Games Approved...

Variety reports: "Chinese regulators Tuesday issued a new list of online games approved for release, but the country’s two biggest gaming companies were once...