IGT Not Deterred by Zynga Scrapping Real-Money Gambling Plans

In its Q2 earnings report earlier this week, Zynga said it has abandoned its plans to pursue real-money gambling in the U.S. But Nevada-based IGT, which makes both physical and virtual casino games, said its plans are unaffected. “What Zynga’s finding out is that breaking into real-currency wagers is a difficult thing,” said executive VP … Continue reading

Raiden revealed for Mortal Kombat X – Finish Him!

Holy smoke balls but the Thunder God, Raiden is impressive in the hands of a skilled Kombatant! Watching the guys at NetherRealm put him through his paces is just damn cool. Watching his move set makes him deadly, especially with those lighting traps. His Fatality is gory which is fine with me, the gorier the … Continue reading

A Year In The Making, Machine Zone Launches Game of War, An Impressively Large MMO For iOS

While iOS games started out as either simple physics or casual simulation titles when the platform launched about five years ago, the bar has gotten steadily higher and more hard-core. Midcore studios like Kabam started to rise in prominence. Now the iOS platform might be seeing is most hardcore title to date – a very, … Continue reading

Max Payne HD arriving on smartphones

Earlier today Rockstar Games announced more Max Payne 3 details and gave us a release date, we’ll we’ve got even more Max Payne news for you – the company has announced that it will be re-releasing the original Max Payne for mobile devices. This time it won’t be just a re-release of the game; it … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S II gets Asphalt 6 HD top-class racing game download FREE

Starting this week, all you users holding a Samsung Galaxy S II (only the international I9100 or the Korean version, mind you,) may download a special edition WCG 2011 version of one of the greatest racing games to have been released in the history of the world* thus far, Gameloft’s Asphalt 6: ADRENALINE HD. *Of … Continue reading

With New CEO Mattrick At Helm, Zynga Reports Loss of $16M And Revenue Decline Of 31%

Zynga’s revenues for the second quarter of 2013 declined 31% year-over-year to $231 million in the midst of a challenging transition that saw former CEO Mark Pincus hand over the reins to Don Mattrick. The company had a net loss of $16 million compared to last year’s net loss of $22.8 million during the same … Continue reading

Zynga Won’t Pursue Real-Money Gaming License In The U.S.; Shares Drop 13% In After-Hours

Zynga is giving up what many investors had hoped might be its trump card: a real-money gaming business in the U.S. The company, which has been testing out real-money casino games in the U.K., said it won’t be pursuing a U.S. license after all in its second quarter earnings report today. Sources tell us this … Continue reading

Zynga’s New CEO Don Mattrick Says It Won’t Be Quick Or Easy To Get The Company Back On Track

Don Mattrick, the new Zynga CEO announced at the beginning of the month, offered his initial on-the-job observations today during the conference call discussing the company’s second-quarter earnings. Mattrick (on the right of the photo with Zynga founder and former CEO Mark Pincus) started out by offering some positive commentary, saying that the company “caught … Continue reading

Nod Gesture Control Ring Is Designed For Continual Wear, Starts Selling Today For $149

Cheaper Xbox One Launching In June for £399

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