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Julia Alexander / Polygon:
Discord launches Rich Presence SDK to let users easily jump in to play or watch games with friends   —  Rich Presence is live today  —  Discord is introducing a new tool today for developers to make it easier for players to jump into games with friends, spectate during matches and send party invites.
Nov 10, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Sources: Andy Rubin-backed AR gaming glasses startup CastAR shuts down, lays off about 70 and is liquidating assets   —  About 70 employees laid off, Eat Sleep Play shuttered  —  PIN  —  CastAR, the augmented reality start-up co-created by two former Valve employees, laid off its staff …
Jun 28, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Valve sets Steam Direct self-publishing fee at $100   —  The price is right  —  Steam Direct, Valve's upcoming replacement for Steam Greenlight, will require a fee of just $100 for developers to publish their games on Steam, the company announced today.  —  As previously announced …
Jun 2, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Court documents show ZeniMax has filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming Gear VR uses tech that infringes on ZeniMax trade secrets   —  “Powered by Oculus”  —  Former id Games execs John Carmack and Matt Hooper formulated an “attack plan” for mobile VR that would eventually lead to the creation …
May 15, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Gaming hardware and peripheral company Mad Catz shuts down and files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after months of financial woes   —  Troubled hardware maker used up its ninth life  —  Mad Catz, Inc. has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States.  As of March 30, the company has shut …
Mar 31, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
PlayStation Now's streaming library to expand with PlayStation 4 games this year, with a private beta rolling out in coming weeks to existing PS Now subscribers   —  PlayStation Now, Sony's game-streaming service for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, will finally receive some more current games later this year.
Mar 13, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Polygon:
ZeniMax awarded $500M damages after jury finds Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey broke NDA; Oculus to pay $300M, co-founder Iribe to pay $150M, Luckey to pay $50M   —  A Dallas, Texas jury today awarded half a billion dollars to ZeniMax after finding that Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey failed …
Feb 1, 2017, 3:33 PMIn context
Christopher Grant / Polygon:
Nintendo Switch will launch with an online service that will remain free until later this fall, with additional details to come later   —  During the Nintendo Switch reveal event today, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that the Switch will include a paid online service …
Jan 12, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft says Xbox One software update will improve download speeds by up to 40% on sub-100 Mbps internet connections, up to 80% on over 100 Mbps connections   —  Gotta go fast  —  The latest system update for the Xbox One includes “several optimizations to game and app downloads,” …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Super Mario Run launches on iPhone and iPad on December 15, will be free to download but unlocking full game will cost $10; Android release info not announced   —  Cost $9.99, but there's a free option too  —  Nintendo's Mario makes his grand appearance on the iPhone and iPad …
Nov 15, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context

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