Apple Removes "FREE" From App Store Games With In-Game Purchases

Apple Removes “FREE” From App Store Games With In-Game Purchases

After being smacked with a $32.5M minimum order from the FTC to refund consumers for unauthorized in-app purchases, Apple has taken the step of removing free-to-play games from the ...
Atari 2600 Excavation Findings To Go Into Auction and Museum Collections

Atari 2600 Excavation Findings To Go Into Auction and Museum Collections

The uncovered horde of the legendarily atrocious Atari 2600 game E.T—among other Atari titles from the period—will find homes in either private collections or institutions. RELATED: ...
It's Amazon and Not Google Who Will Pick Up Twitch

It’s Amazon and Not Google Who Will Pick Up Twitch

After a good deal of speculation that Google would scoop up gaming live streaming service Twitch, it turns out that Amazon has acquired the company in deal a several million shy of ...
Activision To Revive Iconic Studio Sierra As Publisher For Indie Developers

Activision To Revive Iconic Studio Sierra As Publisher For Indie Developers

At the Gamescom conference, Activision Blizzard announced its plans to revive Sierra Entertainment. The return will see Sierra come back as a publishing brand instead of the dual role ...
Justin.TV Closed After Seven Years, Full Focus On Twitch

Justin.TV Closed After Seven Years, Full Focus On Twitch

Earlier this year there was news of Google being interested in bring Twitch into the YouTube fold. While developments had been slow, it was reported by Venture Beat that Google acquired ...
The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission feels as though it played nice enough by offering Amazon the chance to change their in-app purchases policy on its own. The popular retailer decided to ...
FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

Amazon’s approach to in-app purchases seem to the target of the Federal Trade Commission. The Seattle-based company has selected to not act upon the FTC’s request to update its ...
Nintendo To Start Affiliate Program For YouTube Let's Play Creators

Opinion: Nintendo To Start Affiliate Program For YouTube Let’s Play Creators

To quell concerns from YouTube’s Let’s Play community and content creators, Nintendo will be launching an affiliate program. According to Nintendo of Japan’s official Twitter, ...
Oculus Rift To See Road Action In Three Chuck E. Cheese's Markets

Oculus Rift To See Road Action In Three Chuck E. Cheese’s Markets

The Oculus Rift will be popping up at three markets for Chuck E. Cheese in the coming six weeks. The road test of sorts will start off in Dallas, Texas then spread further throughout ...
YouTube In Talks To Pick Up Gaming Live Streaming Service Twitch

Opinion: YouTube In Talks To Pick Up Gaming Live Streaming Service Twitch

Google—or more specifically YouTube— is supposedly looking to snatch up popular streaming service Twitch for $1 billion. While it’s still up in the air how far along these talks ...