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Dave Tach / Polygon:
Behind freemium mobile game Crossy Road, which earned $10M and hit 50M downloads in 3 months   —  They wanted to make a phenomenon.  They made $10 million.  The story of Crossy Road.  —  A few years ago, Matt Hall, the 39-year-old co-creator of the enormously successful Crossy Road …
Mar 8, 2015, 8:50 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft bringing Xbox One Preview Program to Xbox 360   —  More than nine years after launching the Xbox 360, Microsoft is giving users of the console the ability to get an early look at forthcoming system updates through its Preview Program, Microsoft's Larry Hryb announced yesterday.
Mar 4, 2015, 5:40 AMIn context
Philip Kollar / Polygon:
Valve announces Source 2 engine, free for developers   —  Valve has just revealed Source 2, a new, more powerful game engine, at Game Developers Conference 2015.  —  The Source 2 engine is a successor to the original Source engine, which debuted in June 2004 with the launch of Counter-Strike: Source.
Mar 3, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the top selling game of 2014 as industry sales grew just 1%   —  Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare top selling game of 2014, Destiny number three  —  It appears the only thing people like to do more in video games than run around shooting each other …
Jan 18, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
PlayStation Now all-you-can play subscriptions hit next week for $20 a month, $45 for three months   —  Sony plans to launch PlayStation Now, its PS3 game streaming service, for the PlayStation 4 on Jan. 13 in the U.S. and Canada for $19.99 a month or $44.99 for three months, the company announced this morning.
Jan 5, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft completes its $2.5B deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang   —  Microsoft officially owns Minecraft and developer Mojang now  —  Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang has officially closed, announced Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, on Twitter today.
Nov 8, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Philip Kollar / Polygon:
Blizzard cancels its next-gen MMO Titan after seven years   —  Blizzard has officially canceled development on its mysterious next-generation massively multiplayer game Titan.  The company confirmed the news to Polygon in a recent interview.  —  This revelation comes after at least seven years …
Sep 23, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
FBI working with game developer association to combat online harassment   —  The International Game Developers Association is working with the FBI and bullying experts to help game developers deal with what they see as an increase in online harassment, Kate Edwards, executive director …
Sep 4, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Twitch implements YouTube-like system for blocking copyrighted audio   —  Twitch users now need to be more vigilant about the music they play while making gameplay videos.  Starting today, Twitch is now scanning videos for unauthorized third-party audio — in-game and ambient music — and automatically muting that content.
Aug 6, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Dong Nguyen releases “Flappy Birds Family” with two-player mode, exclusive to Amazon Fire TV   —  Flappy Bird is back, and now you can play with friends  —  The creator of Flappy Bird has made good on his promise to bring the incredibly popular mobile game back, this time with a two-player option.
Aug 1, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context

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