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How an Oil Painting Two Centuries Old Inspired PlayStation's Latest Salute to Gamers

Art of the game

IDEA: There would seem to be a large cultural gap between 19th century art and 21st century entertainment. But BBH didn't see it that way. "The team came in with a…

Bomb Threat, Hack Attack Disrupt Sony PlayStation

Traffic spike caused outage

Sony's PlayStation Network is back up and running today after a cyber attack caused a weekend-long outage. No user information was breached, according to a Reuters report. In a denial-of-service (DoS)…

Microsoft Reports $400 Million Loss on Xbox One

Hit on gaming device may foreshadow future peril for the enterprise

Xbox One might not be the juggernaut gaming console that Microsoft hoped it would be. The Redmond, Wash.-based technology company's earnings report for the last fiscal year shows it spent $400…

Bomb Gaza and 6 Other Mobile Games Banned by App Stores

Mideast conflict just the latest inspiration for hard-core software

The Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out in app stores with games like Bomb Gaza being used as a new kind of information warfare. In fact, Google started pulling apps from…

'Help, I'm Addicted to Kim Kardashian's Game'

Signs this vapid app is ruining your life

Kim Kardashian’s game is starting to take its toll. People are crying for help on anonymous social networks like Whisper to confess their addiction to this mindless app. The Kim Kardashian:…

Marketers Pick Apart Google's Twitch Purchase

Reported $1 billion deal is huge for the search giant

The Internet-based video game ad space has had its shares of ups and downs—as the likes of Zynga have seen revenues plummet. But marketers are not going to give up…

Cats Like Tablet Games, Too

Developers are making feline-specific gaming apps

It's common knowledge by now that the intuitive design of tablets has opened up gaming to everyone from infants to the elderly, but there's one group using tablet gaming apps…

Cost Per App Install Is 30 Percent Less Than Expected On Twitter, Lyft Says

New ad program now open to all

Twitter is starting to sell app install ads to all, and the car service Lyft said that these campaigns cost 30 percent less to acquire a new customer than the…

Coca-Cola Bolsters QuizUp Content to Include 40 Categories

Trivia app reaches 20 million users

On Wednesday, Coca-Cola will launch a new section of branded content in the QuizUp gaming app to include more than 18,000 World Cup trivia questions specific to each country competing…

Gamers Are Not Who You Think They Are, Study Finds

Twitch says their profile has changed in last decade

A new study commissioned by gaming-themed online video platform Twitch finds that today's gamers do not live in their parents' basements, and are, for all intents and purposes, just average…

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