Category Archives: Internet
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 | 16:25 GMT
SOPA author and US Representative Lamar Smith of Texas has removed a controversial component of the bill, which would have required Internet Service Providers to block access to non-US websites accused of copyright and piracy violations.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 | 13:23 GMT
Ahead of a US House Committee discussion on SOPA next week, Firefall studio Red 5 and Destructoid will go offline on Monday for a 24 hour period in protest.
Wed, Dec 07, 2011 | 15:38 GMT
Apparently, Modern Warfare 3 was the eighth most popular topic on Facebook this year. It was the only game in the top 10, and the death of Steve Jobs hit at number five. The rest of the chart dealt with politics, sports, the wedding between a posh British lady and a Prince, and Charlie Sheen’s crazy ass. You can view the chart through here, but note that December’s popularity hasn’t been gauged just yet. The more you know, etcetera.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 | 18:25 GMT
Unity Technologies has announced its Unity platform for 3D on the web, iOS, Android and consoles has surpassed 750,000 registered developers, and that over 200,000 users remain active on a monthly basis. The number of Unity Web Player installs has also doubled over the last year, with 40 million as of November of 2010 and at present, over 80 million.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 | 11:52 BST
Spit-balling Shorty McShort news updates to keep you in the know. Lots to read, gawp at and make fun of.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 04:20 BST
By now, you’re probably aware that Netflix is dead. What we once associated with the name is, anyway. The company’s DVD-by-mail business has been split off, renamed “Qwikster”, and plans to take the world by storm in “a few weeks”. Oh, and it’ll ship video games to you, too.
In the hours since the announcement, I don’t think CEO Reed Hastings has gotten the response he was predicting.
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 | 15:17 BST
Pando Networks has completed a UK study which has revealed download speeds and completion rates across the country are “far slower than many broadband providers advertise.”
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 | 16:26 BST
Some shots from upcoming web series Dragon Age: Redemption starring Felica Day have landed on the net, and we’ve got ‘em posted for you below.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 | 18:01 BST
A report from the Japan Online Game Association states that revenue from online gaming in the country grew 3 percent during 2010 to ¥132.9 billion ($1.68 billion). Packages software contributed ¥29.4 billion ($372 million) to the figure, and ¥103.5 billion ($1.31 billion) came from online game operation. Social games took in ¥235.5 billion ($2.98 billion) in revenue, which is the first time JOGA has tracked the social games market. Thanks, Andriasang.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 | 08:28 BST
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 | 11:47 BST
A Google job ad has seemingly confirmed that the US search company is getting into games.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 20:23 BST
DFC Intelligence has released a new report which predicts worldwide revenue of online games will hit $29 billion in 2016.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 | 11:36 BST
Wed, Jun 15, 2011 | 15:32 BST
Former Rockstar designer Anthony Gowland has opened a new indie studio in Edinburgh called Mainly About Games, and it will focus on web-based and mobile games.
Wed, Jun 15, 2011 | 06:14 BST
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 | 16:39 BST
Okay, seriously. This is getting silly.
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 | 21:54 BST
There are so many previews, hands-on posts, and impressions out there that our head is finally starting hurt. We’ve decided to put them in one post for you today, since there seem to be quite a few popping up now that folks have gotten home.
Get acquainted with the few we’ve got so far, and keep checking back for additions later in the day.
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 | 14:08 BST
Epic has sent out emails to those how are registered on its website and forums that they have a new password after the site got hacked.
Thu, May 19, 2011 | 13:45 BST
Episode 5 of the Mortal Kombat Legacy series was released on May 16, and it’s part two of Mileena and Kitana’s story.
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 | 10:53 BST
Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country Returns dev Retro is already at work on a game for Wii’s successor, an online report claims.