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Dec 09, 2016, 16:04 ET Wounded Warrior Project Brings Veterans Together for Night of Gaming

Playing video games often carries connotations of Italian plumbers saving princesses from castles or armored space Marines shooting aliens, but for...


Dec 09, 2016, 08:40 ET mk2 Opens Doors to Europe's Largest Permanent Virtual Reality Facility

mk2, a leading French cinema operator, today announced the grand opening of "mk2 VR," its permanent, premium space dedicated to experiencing the...


Dec 08, 2016, 09:25 ET Alliance Media Holdings Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Three Months Ended September 30, 2016

Alliance Media Holdings Inc. (OTC-Pink: ADTR), a distributor, developer and publisher of interactive video games and gaming products, today...


Dec 08, 2016, 09:00 ET Action-RPG DRAGON QUEST HEROES II Releasing For North America On April 25

SQUARE ENIX® announced today that DRAGON QUEST HEROES II™ will launch in North America on April 25, 2017. Set in an all-new world with new heroes...


Dec 08, 2016, 09:00 ET "Thomas & Friends(TM): Read & Play" Learning App/e-book Launches Globally

'All Aboard!' Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1) and Mattel Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced the global availability of Thomas & Friends™: Read &...


Dec 08, 2016, 09:00 ET HTC Launches Vive Studios; Debuts Studios' First Title "Arcade Saga"

HTC Corporation today announced Vive Studios as the company's internal development and publishing initiative for virtual reality content. Vive...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:00 ET Virtual Reality Industry Leaders Come Together to Create New Association

Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Facebook's Oculus, Samsung, and Sony Interactive Entertainment, today announced the creation of a non-profit...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:00 ET Des chefs de file de l'industrie de la réalité virtuelle se réunissent pour créer une nouvelle association

Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Oculus de Facebook, Samsung et Sony Interactive Entertainment, ont annoncé aujourd'hui la création d'une...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:00 ET Führungskräfte aus der Virtual-Reality-Branche treffen sich zur Gründung eines neuen Verbands

Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Oculus von Facebook, Samsung und Sony Interactive Entertainment gaben heute den Aufbau einer aus internationalen...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:45 ET Green Man Gaming Appoints Former JUST EAT CMO Mat Braddy as Board Advisor

Green Man Gaming, a global e-commerce technology company in the video games industry, today announced the appointment of Mat Braddy, former JUST...


Dec 07, 2016, 08:00 ET PlayStation®4 (PS4™) Sales Surpass 50 Million Units Worldwide

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced that PlayStation®4 (PS4™) has cumulatively sold through more than 50 million units*1 to...


Dec 07, 2016, 00:52 ET Tobacco Use Widespread in Video Games Played By Youth

Smoking is prevalent and often glamorized in video games played by youth, but a new report, released today by Truth Initiative®, finds that most...


Dec 06, 2016, 18:26 ET Topre Releases REALFORCE RGB Premium Gaming Keyboard in North America

Elite Gamers Require Elite Gear. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161206/446258 That's why the REALFORCE RGB Premium Gaming Keyboard...


Dec 06, 2016, 16:00 ET King Announces Winner Of 'America's Next Shuffle Cat' Contest At Live Cat Walk Event In New York City

King, creator of hit mobile game franchise, Candy Crush, today announced the winner of a nationwide contest to find 'America's Next Shuffle...


Dec 06, 2016, 13:29 ET Joycity Announces OPEN BETA for its Basketball PS4 Exclusive - 3on3 Freestyle

Joycity, a Korean game developer and publisher, announced today that 3on3 Freestyle, its hotly anticipated, fast-paced arcade-style half-court...


Dec 06, 2016, 12:16 ET Seek Launches New Augmented Reality Mobile Platform With Real Rewards for Users

At the risk of sounding like Blackbeard, I have news for you: there are treasure chests everywhere--hundreds of thousands of them dotting the...


Dec 05, 2016, 17:00 ET KongZhong Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Unaudited Financial Results

KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KZ), a leading online game publisher and developer in the PRC, today announced its unaudited financial results for...


Dec 05, 2016, 04:00 ET The9 Limited Selects Grant Thornton as its Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY) ("The9" or the "Company"), an online game operator and developer in China, today announced that the Audit Committee of...


Dec 02, 2016, 07:50 ET Multimedia & Graphics Software Stocks Under Review -- Zynga, Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two Interactive Software

For today, Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on the following equities: Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA), Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI),...


Dec 02, 2016, 06:30 ET $40,000 on the line at UGC's Super Smash Bros. tournament in St. Louis, the largest prize-pool in the game's history

The largest tournament prize-pool in Super Smash Brothers history will be at stake this weekend in St. Louis. The Ultimate Gaming Championship, one...


Dec 01, 2016, 12:00 ET iam8bit Unleashing ART BOSS, Showcase For Games Industry Art In Partnership With The 2017 Game Developers Conference

iam8bit, the creative production company, is partnering with the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2017 to present the first annual ART BOSS, a new...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:00 ET AMD And Alienware Team Up With The New Film "ASSASSIN'S CREED" To Create A Movie Virtual Reality Experience

To celebrate the theatrical release of "ASSASSIN'S CREED," in theaters December 21, AMD and Alienware have teamed up with 20th Century Fox and New...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:00 ET Kabam And Hasbro Unveil 'TRANSFORMERS: Forged To Fight'

Kabam, a world leader of massively multiplayer mobile games for a global audience, and Hasbro Inc. today announced the title and key details of...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:00 ET Time Inc.'s LIFE VR, HTC Vive And AMD Present Gripping 'Remembering Pearl Harbor' Virtual Reality Experience

HTC Corporation and Time Inc.'s (NYSE: TIME) LIFE VR today announced the launch of "Remembering Pearl Harbor," an unforgettable virtual reality...


Dec 01, 2016, 07:00 ET KongZhong Corporation Enters into Definitive Agreement for Going Private Transaction

KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KZ) ("KongZhong" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in the People's Republic of China...