YouTube's new live-streaming service for gamers, YouTube Gaming, officially launches today. The extension of YouTube into live streaming services is an attempt to compete with Twitch Interactive, the burgeoning industry's current leader, which gets about 65 million visitors a month.
Call of Duty sure pulled off a trickshot with their recent Snapchat campaign. It started earlier this month with a Black Ops 2 in-game update. In that update, Snapcodes were placed throughout the game on overlayed on pictures and signs which caught many gamers' attention.
If you've ever been a gamer you've probably played Doom at one point or another. I was just a wee lad when the gory shoot and blood fest first launched. On its release in 1993 it was critically praised and since then it has been hailed as one of the most important and influential video game titles to date.
Juniper Research has revealed that by 2019 worldwide revenues from media tablet games usage will reach $13.3 billion -- that's a threefold rise on the 2014 revenue of $3.6 billion. The latest Juniper market study highlights that growth will be fueled by a number of key factors including improved storage capacity of devices, better graphical capabilities, increasing mobile broadband penetration and consumer preference for convenience and ubiquity.
This past Thursday, the highly anticipated independent video game "Shovel Knight" was released across both Nintendo and computer platforms. As a title that got its start due to Kickstarter, it grew in popularity until it became the hottest project to come out of this crowdfunding platform.
I suspect that both the far left and the far right imagine that the NSA’s foray into the World of Warcraft is more like the Nine Riders than a fellowship on a noble quest. But the bottom line is that infiltrating World of Warcraft (and Second Life), as the reports indicate the NSA does, makes sense, even if I don't like it.