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Grand Theft Auto III Ported to iOS, Android for 10-Year Anniversary

image-897 It was ten years ago this month that Grand Theft Auto III was released. It was preceded by two games and two expansion packs, yet it wasn't until III that the series became the influential juggernaut it's known as today. Its open-world action led to countless clones and essentially started ...

Can Americans Still Make SimCity?

image-879 EA may announce a new SimCity game at the Game Developers Conference next month according to rumors spurred by the publisher's announcement of a live-streamed event on March 6, where they promise a new Maxis game will be revealed. A related post on Facebook posed the question, 'How can we ...

Why We Love Video Games: The Movie

For Valentine's Day we examined 35 reasons why we love games, but we're not done expressing our affection yet. Prose alone couldn't handle out boundless adoration; we had to make a video. Watch as we discuss our personal favorite reason to love. By Ryan Winterhalter

Star Command Demonstrates How Quickly Kickstarter Funding Can Disappear

image-895 Kickstarter is all the craze these days, though Double Fine's adventure game was hardly the first game to turn to it for funding. Star Command, an iOS game described as a cross between Game Dev Story and science fiction, was seeking $20,000 last September. It easily surpassed that mark, ultimately ...

Draw Something Now Officially a Zynga Title

image-907 Just as recent reports suggested, social game behemoth Zynga has acquired OMGPOP, the developer responsible for the smash hit Draw Something. The company is not talking about how much it spent, but it's said to be around $200 million -- AllThingsD claims it's a deal worth $180 million, plus about $30 ...

SmartGlass Already Facing Trouble If It Launches Without iOS and Android Support

image-884 With the Xbox 360's latest dashboard update out for everyone this week, there remains just one of its components to be launched: SmartGlass. The companion application for tablets and phones has the potential to be a significant feature for Xbox 360, and I was excited to try it out for ...

Minecraft Developer’s Upcoming Game Exemplifies the Best of the Game Industry

Most games take years to develop, but Minecraft developer Mojang plans to make one over a single weekend. Announced on Wednesday, Mojang intends to livestream a new game's creation over 60 hours and is partnering with the Humble Bundle team to raise money for charity. This latest announcement follows in ...

The Problem With NPD Numbers and the Incomplete Picture They Draw

image-878 The NPD Group's monthly games industry reports continue to be widely covered in the media, and it's easy to understand why. With game publishers hesitant to make a habit of sharing sales figures, the NPDs, as they're often called, supposedly give us somewhat of a glimpse as to which games ...