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Tracey Lien / Polygon:
Amazon Game Studios attracts talent with smaller teams, influence over technology roadmap   —  How Amazon Game Studios convinced developers to join its team  —  STAY CONNECTED.  FOLLOW POLYGON NOW!
Apr 14, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Colin Campbell / Polygon:
How ‘Game Jam,’ an indie game dev reality show, collapsed on its first day of filming   —  Game_Jam, a TV-style reality show focused on the efforts of indie game developers, has collapsed in the most publicly acrimoniously way imaginable, participants say.  —  Touted by its makers as a contest …
Apr 1, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Sony closing 20 US Sony Store locations by end of 2014   —  Sony is planning to close 20 of the 31 extant Sony Store locations in the U.S. by the end of the year, the company announced today.  —  This restructuring of Sony's U.S. retail portfolio is part of companywide cost-cutting efforts …
Feb 26, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Xbox One Media Remote coming in early March for $24.99 (update)   —  The Xbox One Media Remote, a standard-looking remote control for Microsoft's latest gaming console, will be available in all Xbox One markets worldwide in early March, the company announced today.  —  In the U.S., it will retail for $24.99.
Feb 20, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
BioShock developer Irrational Games ‘winding down,’ new studio being formed by Ken Levine   —  BioShock developer Irrational Games is “winding down” in its current form and all but approximately 15 members of the studio will be laid off, according to an update from co-founder Ken Levine.
Feb 18, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Xbox One update hits Feb. 11 with improved Kinect commands, content management   —  Microsoft will roll out the first system update for Xbox One next week, the company announced today, bringing oft-requested features — including better content and storage management — and other improvements to the console on Feb. 11.
Feb 5, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Colin Campbell / Polygon:
Everything you need to know about the YouTube copyright crisis and why you should care   —  At the center of this week's confusing thicket of news and outrage surrounding YouTube video game copyright sweep is a very simple issue.  —  It's about freedom-of expression and the ability of critics …
Dec 16, 2013, 9:15 AMIn context
Colin Campbell / Polygon:
YouTube defends copyright crackdown   —  Google today responded to widespread outrage at its recent crackdown on game videos on YouTube.  —  In recent days the company has sent out thousands of copyright infringement notices to video producers of game walk-throughs and Let's Plays.
Dec 11, 2013, 7:20 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
Xbox One owners with hardware issues get complimentary game   —  Xbox One owners who found themselves on the receiving end of a defective console are being offered a free game for the inconvenience, according to emails from Xbox support representatives.  —  According to an email …
Nov 26, 2013, 1:10 PMIn context
Michael McWhertor / Polygon:
id Software founder John Carmack resigns   —  John Carmack, co-founder and technical director at id Software, has left the company to focus his full-time attention on his role as chief technical officer at Oculus VR, according to a statement from Bethesda Softworks.
Nov 22, 2013, 3:55 PMIn context

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Atlassian:
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Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …