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Virtual Reality-Native Game Time Machine VR Launches on Steam Early Access

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Free Demo and Premium Content at Introductory Price of $9.99

MONTREAL, Canada – August 28, 2015 – Minority Media Inc. (www.weareminority.com) announced today that Time Machine VR is now available on Steam Early Access. Attendees at this weekend’s PAX Prime convention, in Seattle, are encouraged to visit Minority and try the game at booth number 7408. To download Time Machine VR, please visit: http://store.steampowered.com/app/356180. Continue reading

Corsair Bulldog Back in Black at PAX Prime

 

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Corsair reveals production version of Bulldog DIY 4K Gaming PC

PAX PRIME 2015 — Seattle, Washington — August 28, 2015 — Last June Corsair unveiled a prototype of Bulldog, a powerful gaming platform that packs the sheer performance of a full-size desktop gaming PC into a gorgeous new all-black, whisper-quiet console chassis designed for the living room. Today at PAX Prime, Corsair is revealing the refined Bulldog production version that will ship in the 2015 holiday season. Continue reading

Ready, Set, Run! Speedy Ninja Launches on iOS and Android

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NetEase Debuts Its First Mobile Game Built for Western Gamers, A Competitive Endless Runner

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 27, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced the release of its first mobile game for the West, Speedy Ninja. Starting today, iOS and Android users can embark on the fastest, most perilous run of their lives through bamboo forests and the high skies run by mystical dragons. Download the game for free on the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/speedy-ninja/id997529786?mt=8, and Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.netease_na.nmd2&hl=en.

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Paintings Come to Life in Two New App Store-Exclusive Titles from NetEase Games

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Monetization-free Mobile Games Celebrate Artistic Talents of NetEase Development Team

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 25, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed two completely free to download games that do not offer any in-app purchases and feature the company’s traditional Chinese artistry, expanding on the company’s roster of mobile games published in the West. These App Store-exclusive 2D puzzle games, Lunar Flowers and The Beautiful Dream, are set for release later this year for fans to enjoy without any monetization. Continue reading

Ready Your Holsters: Secret Ponchos: Most Wanted Coming to Steam on September 29th

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Spaghetti Western-style Multiplayer Shooter’s PC Release to Feature All-New Characters and Content

VANCOUVER, Canada – Aug. 20, 2015 - Following its successful PS4 launch in early 2015, indie developer Switchblade Monkeys has announced the official launch date for its new and expanded Secret Ponchos: Most Wanted, a Spaghetti Western-themed PvP shooter for PC. Flush with new content, including (but not limited to) new game modes, updated gameplay, and a motley crew of never-before-seen playable characters, the sharp-shooting outlaws of Lonetree will be riding onto Steam on September 29th for $14.99. Continue reading

Conflicks: Revolutionary Space Battles Warps into Steam Early Access

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He Who Controls the Chickens, Controls the Universe in New Physics-Based RTS

MONTREAL – Aug. 20, 2015 - Intergalactic combat has never been so fowl: Conflicks is available now on Steam Early Access. The latest title from Artifice Studio, the Montreal-based developer team that brought you Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves, Conflicks aims to unite the thoughtful complexity of real-time strategy (RTS) games with the intuitive accessibility of physics-based games. The game is available now on Steam Early Access for $19.99, and in the name of revolutionary comradery, for a limited time after launch Conflicks will be buy-one, get-one-free! Continue reading

NetEase Reveals Pipeline of Mobile Games and Closed Beta Program

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New Games Enter Closed Beta Phase in the West Starting with Action RPG ‘Eternal Arena’

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 20, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today revealed a pipeline of new mobile game titles heading into closed beta testing, expanding on the company’s lineup of games for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android for potential release in western markets. Among those, action role-playing game Eternal Arena leads the schedule with a closed beta program starting this week, with the action role-playing game Tome of the Sun and strategy role-playing game March of Heroes opening pre-registration for its upcoming closed beta programs. To register for these programs, visit https://prereg.netease-na.com/ Continue reading

castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global

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Investment from Andy Rubin’s Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 19, 2015 – castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, today announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, meeting its target in less than 48 hours, attracting over $1 million in crowdfunding for its gaming system that provides holographic-like 3D images to users for a shared, interactive gameplay experience. The new round of funding will be used to drive forward business and continue product development efforts as the company looks to drive adoption among tabletop and interactive game developers. castAR is also focusing its attention on attracting engineering, business, and design talent as it works towards a 2016 commercial launch. Continue reading