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Video Recording and Uploading: Next-Gen Trend

Video Recording and Uploading: Next-Gen Trend

Oct 21, 2013

There are a number of trends in the industry, and it seems one that is likely to grow with the expansion of next-gen is video game capture and recordings. Microsoft are creating an Upload Studio, where players can upload and share their own clips, with the Xbox One continually recording around five minutes of material Continue reading →

New App Markets on the Horizon: Smart TVs and Watches

New App Markets on the Horizon: Smart TVs and Watches

Oct 17, 2013

There’s no denying that mobile app stores are saturated with a huge range of games, with many essentially reusing the same ideas. It can take nearly 50 thousand downloads to be thrusted into the top downloads compilation on the relevant app stores, and so gaining popularity or recognition can be very difficult for those without Continue reading →

Has the “Multi” in “Multiplayer” Changed Over the Years?

Has the “Multi” in “Multiplayer” Changed Over the Years?

Oct 2, 2013

Way back when, in the Jurassic pre-internet gaming world, multiplayer gaming was limited to how many controller ports a console physically had. Multiplayer gaming on the Sega Megadrive, NES/SNES or Atari boiled down to sharing the same screen with another on the same console. As somebody with one sibling, this worked marvellously as we embarked Continue reading →

OpenKit Goes Live

OpenKit Goes Live

Oct 2, 2013

OpenKit is the successor to OpenFeint, and has gone live for developers. The service allows leaderboards and social features for mobile gaming, on Android and iOS. OpenFeint was bought out by Gree, and left many developers in the lurch, as their data in the cloud was deleted for good. This occurred last November, and it Continue reading →

Nintendo Monetize HD Wii Fit and Wii Sports

Nintendo Monetize HD Wii Fit and Wii Sports

Sep 18, 2013

Nintendo seems to be in a rough place of late, with the popularity of the DS declining with the 3DS, and the Wii U proving to be a bit of a disappointment for the company. But they’ve gotten through worse, (remember the Virtual Boy? Jeez). They are adding some HD-magic to both Wii Fit and Wii Sports, Continue reading →

Mobile Gaming: A Threat or Blessing to Handheld Consoles?

Mobile Gaming: A Threat or Blessing to Handheld Consoles?

Sep 17, 2013

Nintendo and Sony have been challenged in the handheld market because of the introduction of casual gaming on mobile devices. Smart phones and tablets have given life to a form of casual handheld gaming that has a different feel than games offered by the Nintendo 3DS and Playstation Vita. The handheld audience has grown significantly Continue reading →