12-02-2016 Hits:8 technology
Snowman’s “Alto’s Adventure” caused a stir when it launched on Android Thursday. The downhill skiing game is priced at $2.99 on iPhone, but on Google’s platform it’s free with in-game bonuses available for purchase. Why the price difference? The game’s developers say Android apps are pirated so frequently that charging for downloads has become almost pointless. And Android owners are, on average, less a... Read more
12-02-2016 Hits:20 games
Gamers got their first look at Quantum Break almost three years ago, but it wasn't until mid-2014 that Xbox One owners got some idea of when to expect it, as Microsoft announced that the game was scheduled to arrive in 2015. But last year, the launch of the game - which was designated an 'Xbox One exclusive' - was pushed back to 2016.
Today, though, Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment have finally set a launch date, along with other significant... Read more
10-02-2016 Hits:16 games
Amazon might be known for selling you things, but its cloud services now have just as much of an impact. It already powers many of the most popular apps and websites on the planet, but it's easy to forget that the company has an impressive online gaming presence thanks to Twitch. With its latest announcement, Amazon has decided to combine all of its strengths and unveiled Lumberyard, a new free gaming engine designed to let developers build A+ ... Read more
10-02-2016 Hits:27 technology
Lamudi, Rocket Internet’s property listings site for emerging markets, today announced it has added US$31.4 million (EUR 29 million) to its coffers after closing a new investment.
The company secured the investment from Asia Pacific Internet Group – a joint venture between Rocket Internet itself and Qatari telco Ooredoo, European VC firm Holtzbrinck Ventures, and Tengelmann Ventures, a division of retailer Tengelmann.
All three ar... Read more