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Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Pokémon Go sets App Store record for most downloads in its first week, Apple confirms   —  CLASH OF WHAT NOW?  —  There is still no official word on the number of times the incredibly popular Pokémon Go game has been downloaded, but Apple today confirmed to Polygon that the game has broken a record.
Jul 22, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Valve promises to crack down on third-party sites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, denies having any business relationships with such sites   —  Counter-Strike GO gambling sites asked to cease operations Valve is cracking down on third-party websites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, the company said in a statement today.
Jul 14, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Xbox Play Anywhere, which delivers participating games to Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs with a single purchase, launches September 13   —  PLAY ANYWHERE ... AS LONG AS IT'S AN XBOX OR PC  —  Xbox Play Anywhere, which delivers certain games to the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC with a single purchase …
Jul 1, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Sony to end Ustream support for PS4 on August 1, players will still be able to livestream on Twitch, YouTube, and Dailymotion   —  PlayStation 4 owners will soon have fewer options for broadcasting gameplay from their consoles.  Sony confirmed in a support notice that Ustream will no longer …
Jun 28, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
PlayStation Network getting two-factor authentication, Sony confirms   —  Sony is making a long-awaited effort to shore up security on the PlayStation Network — the company is planning to add two-factor authentication to the service, Sony confirmed to Polygon today.
Apr 21, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft stops manufacturing new Xbox 360 consoles, will continue to sell remaining inventory and support existing consoles   —  Microsoft ending Xbox 360 production  —  IT'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE, THOUGH
Apr 20, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Ben Kuchera / Polygon:
Oculus confirms devs free to sell Rift games on Steam, other platforms   —  The Oculus Rift has officially launched, and the first units should be arriving at the homes of early adopters today.  You can read our full review, and Oculus has just detailed a very important aspect of its business …
Mar 28, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Dave Tach / Polygon:
Microsoft's Xbox Live Tournament Platform will allow devs to create their own game tournaments powered by Xbox Live   —  New Xbox Live Tournaments Platform is for developers, players and esports leagues  —  The Xbox Live Tournaments Platform will allow developers to create …
Mar 17, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Matt Leone / Polygon:
Inside the five-year development of Sony's PlayStation VR headset expected to ship later this year   —  The making of PlayStation VR  —  When Richard Marks was in 10th grade, his father opened a video game store that was ahead of its time.  It was the early '80s; used game sales weren't common …
Mar 13, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
EA announces Origin Access, $4.99 monthly subscription for PC games   —  Electronic Arts' EA Access is now available for Windows PC games as Origin Access, a subscription for EA's Origin digital distribution platform, the company announced today.  Origin Access costs $4.99 per month …
Jan 12, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context

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