4 mobile gaming predictions for 2017 — like esports on national TV

Mobile games had a big year in 2016. Analysts projected mobile game revenues to surpass PC and console earnings for the first time. VR games grew with the release of several consumer headsets. And Pokémon Go crossed from casual pastime to technological breakthrough, becoming a global cultural phenomenon.What does 2017 have in store? Here are[…]

PlayStation VR play area requirements detailed, seated play recommended

PlayStation VR is set to arrive on October 13, but a new official pamphlet being distributed by the company (via Polygon) sheds some light on what players can expect in terms of space requirements and gameplay style. The document shows that the ideal space is about 6′ x 10′ big, with the player seated roughly[…]

Amid Pokémon Go Madness, Nintendo Announces Unified Dev Portal

Nintendo, once a name synonymous with video game innovation and dominance, has merged its developer programs into a single portal, suggesting that the company could be looking to include independent game developers in its comeback plans.Thanks to the overnight success of its new augmented reality mobile game, Pokémon Go, Nintendo is back in the spotlight[…]

Amazon’s Twitch Loads “Vainglory” for Its First Mobile E-Sport League – Digits

In the latest sign of just how big mobile is becoming in so-called e-sports, Amazon.com Inc.’s Twitch on Thursday said it is forming a league with the maker of “Vainglory” centered on the touchscreen title – its first involving a mobile game.Twitch, a Internet live streaming video channel, and venture-backed Super Evil Megacorp, the startup behind the battle[…]

Supercell Launches Clash of Clans Developer API in Beta

Supercell, Clash of Clans developer, has released a new Clash of Clans Developer API in beta. Aimed at intense gamers, Web developers, Clans, and Clan Wars; the new API should trigger new websites, apps, and additional services dedicated to Clash of Clans enthusiasts. While specifics about the API remain limited during the beta, the developer[…]

Supercell Launches Clash of Clans Developer API in Beta 

Supercell, Clash of Clans developer, has released a new Clash of Clans Developer API in beta. Aimed at intense gamers, Web developers, Clans, and Clan Wars; the new API should trigger new websites, apps, and additional services dedicated to Clash of Clans enthusiasts. While specifics about the API remain limited during the beta, the developer community[…]