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Connected Gaming Week - August 29

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

Google-Twitch Deal Nixed by Antitrust Concerns - Report
GamesIndustry.Biz
Two companies could not agree on breakup fee if regulators struck down proposed acquisition.

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Connected Gaming Week - August 22

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

335,000 Attended This Year’s Gamescom
GamesIndustry.Biz
The numbers are in and this year Gamescom in Cologne attracted 335,000 attendees from 88 countries. This included 31,500 trade visitors, a six percent rise on last year.

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Connected Gaming Week - August 15

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

Roundtable: Xbox One vs. PS4 at Gamescom
Games Industry
Microsoft and Sony both had Gamescom press briefings this Tuesday, giving the two console makers another chance to build momentum for their hardware heading into the holiday season.

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Aug

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Wonacott Gets the Yarn Ball Rolling

by Wonacott Communications

Germany-based Danke Games is carving out new territories in mobile apps with Yarnee, the content collector and generator for social media junkies. Led by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dan Kelly, Yarnee tapped the Wonacott team to enhance awareness and garner interest about its ethos – personal stories should be easy to create, manage, share and archive.

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11

Aug

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Firefall Launch Sets Internet Ablaze with Barrage of Press Coverage

by Wonacott Communications

Coming out of an extended quiet period, Red 5 Studios asked Wonacott to reignite media interest in its much anticipated MMO shooter, Firefall. Condensing a multi-month launch campaign into less than eight weeks, we rolled out a comprehensive yet tightly targeted PR program that not only put the game back on the map – it sent the Internet on fire. 

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Connected Gaming Week - August 8

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Nintendo records quarterly loss of nearly 10bn Yen
Games Industry
Nintendo has recorded a loss of 9.9 billion Yen for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The net profit for the same period in the year prior was 8.6 billion Yen.
 

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Connected Gaming Week - August 1

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Sony Turns Quarterly Profit With Help From PlayStation Division
Game Informer
Sony has announced its quarterly results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The company has reported profits of ¥26.8 billion ($261.8 million) up from ¥3.1 billion ($30.3 million) at this time last year, though still projects a loss of ¥50 billion ($488.4 million) for the current year.

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Connected Gaming Week - July 25

by Wonacott Communications
    The Industry
    The Voice Renaissance: Why Amazon and Apple are Returning to The Roots of Mobile
    Venture Beat
    Advancements in mobile technology have changed the type of interactions that phones enable: less human-
    to-human and more human-to-machine. This is about to change, and the implications for digital consumers
    and businesses are profound.
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Jul

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Connected Gaming Week - July 18

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

Microsoft Layoffs to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs

New York Times
Microsoft said Thursday that it planned to eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year in a shake-up intended to help the company move more quickly in the market.

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Jul

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Connected Gaming Week - July 11

by Wonacott Communications
The Industry
Gamasutra
In the wake of our announcement that Telltale Games and Oculus VR will be presenting talks at GDC Europe 2014, we're excited to reveal two more notable updates for the major European game conference, which is being held in Germany this August.
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08

Jul

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Wonacott Honors Video Games Day

by Wonacott Communications

Do a barrel roll! How can we possibly NOT do a blog post about Video Games Day?  To help celebrate this glorious holiday we invite you to check out the Wonacott staff’s favorite video games! 

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Jul

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Connected Gaming Week - July 3

by Wonacott Communications
The Experiences
Polygon
Following the recent termination of GameSpy's hosting services, the latest update rolling out for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead focuses on the transition of its multiplayer from GameSpy matchmaking to Steam, Bohemia Interactive announced on July 1.
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Wonacott Prepares Nexon M’s Legion of Heroes for Battle

by Wonacott Communications

Following its success in Korea, game publisher Nexon M is ready to bring the fantasy MMORPG mobile game Legion of Heroes to U.S. gamers. Developed by Ndoors, best known for the hit PC online strategy games Atlantica and Epic of the Three Kingdoms, Legion of Heroes is a critical game for Nexon M – so they asked the Wonacott team to help raise awareness for the game’s upcoming beta testing sign ups…
 

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Connected Gaming Week - June 20

by Wonacott Communications
The Industry
VentureBeat
Video-streaming service Twitch broadcasted hours of content from E3, and millions of people tuned in to watch. That includes 5.9 million unique viewers on the first day of E3. Throughout the whole show, Twitch had 12 million unique viewers. 
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Connected Gaming Week - June 13

by Wonacott Communications
The Industry
Forbes
As they say, it’s hard to define, but you know it when you see it: in this case, we talk about confidence. It makes the difference in events like this — whether you see it in someone comfortable being on stage or a company comfortable with the message it’s presenting, you can tell when a press conference has confidence and when it doesn’t.
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Jun

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E3 2014 Picture Gallery

by Wonacott Communications

Another year, another E3! The Electronic Entertainment Expo started in 1995 and has been going strong ever since. Being the giant video game nerds that we are, we sent our E3 veteran, George Roush, down to the Los Angeles Convention Center to check out the show floor. He came back with his impressions of this year’s show, and also took a ton of pictures. If you didn’t get a chance to attend the show, here’s George's recap and a look at some of the things you missed.

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iOS Game Ruzzle Adventure Spells Success with IGN, VentureBeat, more!

by Wonacott Communications

In 2012, MAG Interactive’s crazily addictive asynchronous word game Ruzzle became a world-wide phenomenon. With zero marketing the game went on to amass 50 million players, 500 thousand fans on Facebook and an impressive 16 thousand followers on Twitter. So, what next? Make a single player follow up, Ruzzle Adventure. With the stakes high on their sophomore effort, MAG tapped Wonacott to launch the new iOS word puzzle game.

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Jun

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Connected Gaming Week - June 6

by Wonacott Communications
The Industry
GameSpot
Microsoft on Tuesday, June 3 completed its "final rehearsal" for its E3 2014 press conference, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said on Twitter. "Next stop - LA," he wrote. This rehearsal was the last trial run Microsoft will hold at its Redmond, Washington headquarters.
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