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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
Tracey Lien / Polygon:
Sony agrees to $15M settlement in 2011 data breach class action   —  Sony today agreed to a $15 million preliminary settlement in a class action lawsuit over its 2011 data breach, which led to the theft of names, addresses and possibly credit card data belonging to 77 million user accounts.
Jul 24, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Ouya now selling 12-month pass to 800 games for $59.99   —  Ouya launched a limited deal today, the All-Access Pass, which gives customers 12 months' worth of access to almost all games on the platform for $59.99.  —  According to its listing on the Ouya Shop, the All-Access Pass covers …
Jun 30, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Dave Tach / Polygon:
PlayStation Now open beta hits PS4 July 31 in the U.S. and Canada   —  PlayStation Now's open beta will begin July 31 in Canada and the U.S., bringing cloud game streaming to PlayStation 4, Sony annoucned during its E3 2014 press conference.  —  It will follow on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita shortly thereafter.
Jun 10, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Dave Tach / Polygon:
Nintendo's new affiliate program will split YouTube ad revenue with proactive users   —  Nintendo is creating a new affiliate program that will share advertising revenue with YouTube users posting videos with its copyrighted content, a Nintendo representative confirmed to Polygon today.
May 27, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Christopher Grant / Polygon:
Tracing the collapse of the ‘integral’ Kinect, in Microsoft's own words   —  The Xbox One was revealed one year ago this month and, in that twelve month period, Microsoft has struggled to define just what the console is.  —  From the disastrous reveal, overshadowed by questions …
May 14, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context

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