Video Game News
YouTube Buying Twitch, According To Reports
Videogame streaming company Twitch may soon become part of the Google family. New reports suggest that Google subsidiary YouTube is about to spend $1 billion on purchasing the upstart company.
Japan Surpasses America In Mobile Game Spending
The iPhone is already quite the popular thing around the world. The phone helps to move massive amounts of mobile apps every single month from nearly every corner of the world. Something you may not have known, though, is that Japanese gamers actually spend more money on iPhone apps than American gamers.
Old School Defense Available Now On iTunes And Google Play
Coming straight to you from the “Wait, what, really!?” department, Big Blue Bubble has announced the launch of Old School Defense, a tower defense game based on the 2003 Paramount movie starring Will Ferrell, Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn. You’re my boy, Blue!
Big Win Basketball Gets Fashion Influence From Dennis Rodman
A new promo video for Hothead Games' Big Win Basketball has been released, giving gamers absolutely zero game footage but instead a few laughs and skewed looks in result of the design team collaborating with one of the most bizarre basketball personalities in the history of basketball...Dennis Rodman.
Awesomenauts Full Digital Guide Available For iOS, Android
A new digital guide has become fully available for gamers looking to get a good understanding of the game mechanics, characters and all the ins and outs of learning how to become a legitimate awesomenaut at Awesomenauts. The app is available right now for both iPhone and Android users, so there's no mobile discrimination to worry about when using the app.
Professor Pym And The Secret Of Steam Jumps To iOS And Android
The whole town is wrapped in a foul toxic fog and you, as Professor Pym, are the only one who can save the day…Why are you still reading this? Didn’t I make the urgency of the situation clear? Grab your iOS or Android device, go to its respective store, and download Professor Pym and the Secret of Steam for free. After that, you can get to saving those lives with the power of, um, your mighty jumps?
Ouya, Android Game Console Reaches $4 Million On Kickstarter
With just under a month to go, Ouya, an Android-based home gaming console has surpassed the $4 million mark on Kickstarter. The initial goal was only $950,000. I guess there are a lot of people out there, 32,062 to be exact, that want something a little different out of their home console gaming experience.
Google+ Games Service Features Angry Birds, Bejeweled Blitz
Today Google confirmed the rumored games service for Google+ today. Starting today you can play a number of high-profile games through the budding social network.
Google Plans High-Speed Broadband Network Trials
The Internet just isn't fast enough for Google. They're planning to test ultra high-speed broadband networks in select locations throughout the United States.
Scrabble Now On iGoogle
Congratulations, you've got yet another way to play Scrabble. Today EA launched a new Scrabble gadget for iGoogle, allowing you to play with your friends through your iGoogle page.
Buy Games Through YouTube
Well, it turns out Google will be making a foray into gaming after all. No, they're still not buying Valve, but their subsidiary, video-sharing website YouTube, will now sell video games.
Weekly Recap Sept. 20: Google, God of War, World Of Warcraft...
Another week of hard-hitting news. From September 14th to the 20th there were rumors about Google and Steam, a lawsuit against God of War creator, David Jaffe, and a new round of our popular and hard-hitting, weekly versus bout.
Rumor Smash: Google Not Buying Valve
British publication The Inquirer sent the gaming community into a tizzy by stating Google was about to purchase Valve Software, primarily for its digital distribution platform Steam. Apparently their well-placed sources were mistaken, though.