Software Development


Activision Blizzard Reports Stellar First Quarter, Destiny and Hearthstone Hit 50 Million Players

Activision Blizzard Reports Stellar First Quarter, Destiny and Hearthstone Hit 50 Million Players

The company earned $1.28 billion in revenue for the quarterly period ending March 31....

May 7 2015, 5:48am CDT

Parse for IoT unveiled at Facebook F8 Conference

Parse for IoT unveiled at Facebook F8 Conference

Facebook unveiled a new SDK for IoT on the Facebook Parse platform....

Mar 26 2015, 8:56am CDT

Ahead of E3 2014: The Biggest Video Game Delays Of 2014

Ahead of E3 2014: The Biggest Video Game Delays Of 2014

There’s been a peculiar trend in video games lately: more and more, we’re seeing major video games get pushed back, often into...

Jun 7 2014, 1:48pm CDT

E3 2014: Twitch Is Making Traditional Game Journalism Irrelevant

E3 2014: Twitch Is Making Traditional Game Journalism Irrelevant

The day before E3 officially kicks off this year, I’ll be liveblogging the Ubisoft press conference, then cabbing it over to th...

Jun 3 2014, 1:50am CDT

Watch Dogs Release Met With Log-In Issues

Watch Dogs Release Met With Log-In Issues

The Cyber-Hacker Game Has High Ratings Amongst Consumers and Critics Despite First Day Issues...

May 27 2014, 7:53pm CDT

Why Software Is Eating Up The World

Why Software Is Eating Up The World

Some interesting responses came in on my article about The Workplace Of The Future: How Etsy Does 30 Upgrades A Day. “Irrelevan...

Apr 14 2014, 2:48am CDT

Who Has The Edge Between 'Titanfall' And 'Call of Duty'?

Who Has The Edge Between 'Titanfall' And 'Call of Duty'?

The Titanfall beta wrapped up rather abruptly yesterday (I thought it was running until Friday), and so with no more mechs to r...

Feb 21 2014, 9:31am CST

Cray Reports Big 2013 Revenue Gains

Supercomputer company Cray, Inc. announced it made huge revenue gains in 2013, according to its 4th quarter filing. It didn’t t...

Feb 13 2014, 5:55pm CST

Disney layoffs will reach hundreds

Disney layoffs will reach Hundreds

Disney is reportedly laying off hundreds of employees. The majority of the reductions will come from Playdom, sources say....

Feb 4 2014, 2:16am CST

3 Ways Zynga Wins Big: Earnings, An Acquisition, A Headcount Cut

Zynga came out with 2013 full year and fourth quarter results a full week ahead of schedule, but the move seems to be paying of...

Jan 30 2014, 11:42pm CST

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Did you ever wonder how Hollywood (the industry) came to be located in Hollywood (the city)? It wasn’t just the weather. Though...

Jan 29 2014, 12:41am CST

Enterprise Apps to help Your Business

Enterprise Apps to help Your Business

CIOs can be forgiven for thinking that all the cool apps are being built for consumers these days, but it turns out to be untru...

Jan 28 2014, 3:22am CST

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2Q Tops Expectations wtih Xbox, Surface Sales Help

Microsoft 2nd-quarter revenue, earnings top Street as Xbox One, Surface sales strong REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. repo...

Jan 24 2014, 7:06am CST

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for its grand prizes, to be awarded at the end of the Independent Gam...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment

Tesla And Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment

For the last 75 years products (both durable goods and software) were built via Waterfall development. This process forced comp...

Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm CST

Titanfall-Xbox One

Titanfall-Xbox One

This is a great game to pre-order for someone special....

Dec 13 2013, 8:29am CST

Battlefield 4 for $30 during Black Friday 2013

Battlefield 4 for $30 during Black Friday 2013

Probably the best price of the season...

Oct 23 2013, 10:46am CDT

Kabam Now Valued at $700 Million After Employees Sale Common Stock

Kabam Now Valued at $700 Million After Employees Sale Common Stock

The San Francisco-based online video game maker Kabam has been valued at a whopping $700 million. The online game company has r...

Jul 15 2013, 7:14am CDT

Candy Crush Saga Maker Prepares for IPO

Candy Crush Saga Maker Prepares for IPO

King is preparing for an IPO, but that does not mean they actually will do it. Preparation is everything....

Jun 20 2013, 1:33pm CDT

Zynga Announces Layoffs for Cost Reduction

Zynga Announces Layoffs for Cost Reduction

Zynga, the game manufacturer is to downsize a whopping 18% of its staff at various locations spread throughout the United State...

Jun 4 2013, 7:01am CDT

Worst Company In America Title Goes to EA Again

Worst Company In America Title Goes to EA Again

Video game maker EA wins Consumerist's Worst Company In America title second time in a row....

Apr 10 2013, 3:11am CDT

GameFly Square Enix PC download Sale

GameFly Square Enix PC download Sale

Not only are the games 75% off but there's a coupon code for additional savings...

Mar 12 2013, 5:48pm CDT

Sony buys Gaming Cloud Company Gaikai for $380m

Sony buys Gaming Cloud Company Gaikai for $380m

Sony brings the future way of game delivery in-house with the aquisition of Gaikai....

Jul 2 2012, 2:21am CDT

Activision Blizzard Settle Infinity Ward Litigation

Activision Blizzard Settle Infinity Ward Litigation

Infinity Ward apparently wins...

Jun 1 2012, 11:26am CDT

Google Project Glass has an Integrated Touchpad

Google Project Glass has an Integrated Touchpad

New feature surfaces...

May 30 2012, 12:00pm CDT

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free. Program Streamlines Content Development Environment...

Apr 19 2012, 3:44am CDT

Sony PS Vita Sales reached over 1.2 Million

Sony PS Vita Sales reached over 1.2 Million

Sony released global sales numbers for the new PS Vita console....

Feb 28 2012, 8:46am CST

Black Friday Worthy Deal: Free $25 Gift Cardw with Nintendo 3DS Purchase

Black Friday Worthy Deal: Free $25 Gift Card with Nintendo 3DS Purchase on Target

The Nintendo 3DS is already very affordable since the price-cut to $169. Target sweetens the deal this week with a free $25 Gif...

Oct 30 2011, 3:48pm CDT

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is great Gift for the Gamer

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is great Gift for the Gamer

You get $10 credit and free shipping from Amazon and a $10 eGift Card from Walmart....

Oct 4 2011, 9:16am CDT

Buy a Nintendo 3DS and get a $25 3DS Game Credit

Buy a Nintendo 3DS and get a $25 3DS Game Credit

The 3DS is available at Amazon for $249.99.This item will be released on March 27, 2011. In addition, it has a special offer to...

Mar 25 2011, 9:22am CDT

Nintendo 3DS Will Have Oleophobic Coating, Fight Tooth-And-Nail with the Sony NGP

Nintendo 3DS Will Have Oleophobic Coating, Fight Tooth-And-Nail with the Sony NGP

We'll see how badly kids want glasses-free 3D this march....

Feb 4 2011, 12:49pm CST

Nintendo Starts Taking Direct Pre-orders on 3DS

Nintendo Starts Taking Direct Pre-orders on 3DS

Pre-order your 3DS now...

Jan 25 2011, 9:56am CST

Need For Speed Mega Bloks Sets Coming Next Year

New deal brings NFS merchandise in an unexpected venue...

Nov 30 2010, 2:47pm CST

Angry Bird Game Publisher Chillingo got bought by EA for $20m

Electronics Arts has acquired the game developer behind the hit iPhone game Angry Bird....

Oct 20 2010, 2:15pm CDT

F1 2010 PlayStation 3 Review

F1 2010 PlayStation 3 Review

Tweak Town published a F1 2010 PlayStation 3 Review Quote from the review: "For years F1 fans have had to put up with an intere...

Oct 4 2010, 4:56am CDT

Nintendo cuts Financial Outlook amidst 3DS not launching for Christmas

Nintendo lowers their forecasts....

Sep 29 2010, 4:21am CDT

Portal Becomes "Required Reading" In College. Say What?

Portal Becomes "Required Reading" In College. Say What?

Valve game makes it into the curriculum...

Aug 25 2010, 3:54am CDT

Headstrong Games Joins List Of 3DS Developers

Headstrong Games Joins List Of 3DS Developers

Prolific Nintendo developer joins 3DS team...

Aug 23 2010, 8:23am CDT