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  • What Games Can We Look Forward to in PAX EAST 2015?

    Posted at Thu Mar 05 02:56:06 2015

    Game companies ranging from large game company to small game studios will attend PAX East 2015. They will interact with fans and players in the PAX East 2015, and show their games in Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, PC, iOS and Andriod more>>

    What Games Can We Look Forward to in PAX EAST 2015?

  • Valve Will Reveal SteamVR System At GDC This Year

    Posted at Thu Feb 26 23:51:17 2015

    According to a Steam blog post, Valve will unveil the demos of the refined Steam Controller, new living room devices, and a previously-unannounced SteamVR hardware system at the 2015 Game Developers Conference. more>>

    Valve Will Reveal SteamVR System At GDC This Year

  • Minecraft Dominates YouTube Gaming Views

    Posted at Tue Feb 10 22:39:27 2015

    It's well established that Minecraft has been a YouTube phenomenon, but research from Newzoo and Octoly underscores just how phenomenal Mojang's game has been on the video sharing service. The pair has released their first... more>>

    Minecraft Dominates YouTube Gaming Views

  • SOE Acquired, Becomes Daybreak Game Company

    Posted at Mon Feb 02 22:40:42 2015

    Sony Online Entertainment is to become Daybreak Game Company and turn its focus to multi-platform gaming. The company been acquired by Columbus Nova and is now an indie studio. more>>

    SOE Acquired, Becomes Daybreak Game Company

  • Microsoft Touts Windows 10 Holographic

    Posted at Thu Jan 22 22:04:01 2015

    While players like Facebook, Sony, and Valve have publicly pursued virtual reality, Microsoft has been more quietly pursuing its cousin, augmented reality. At its Windows 10 briefing today, Microsoft unveiled its HoloLens... more>>

    Microsoft Touts Windows 10 Holographic

  • Advanced Warfare Takes UK Christmas #1

    Posted at Thu Dec 25 17:48:43 2014

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has become the fifth game in the series to secure the UK's Christmas number one, thanks to a sudden boost in PS4 sales from a timely promotion. FIFA 15 slips back down to second, with GTA V... more>>

    Advanced Warfare Takes UK Christmas #1

  • Mobile Gaming Overtakes PC in Southeast Asia

    Posted at Mon Dec 08 23:33:47 2014

    The firm's 2014 Southeast Asian Games Market Report provides a forecast on Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam through 2018, built on results of a survey of 10,000 players and interviews... more>>

    Mobile Gaming Overtakes PC in Southeast Asia

  • Target Australia Removes GTA V from Sale Following Petition

    Posted at Wed Dec 03 23:02:22 2014

    The Australian arm of retail giant Target has decided to stop selling GTA V following a petition signed by thousands of customers which protested against the game's depictions of violence against women. "We've been speaking... more>>

    Target Australia Removes GTA V from Sale Following Petition

  • Warlords of Draenor Pushes WoW Subscriber Numbers to 10 Million

    Posted at Thu Nov 20 23:29:19 2014

    The latest World Of Warcraft expansion pack, Warlords of Draenor, has pushed global subscribers to the MMO past the 10 million milestone. 3.3 million copies of the add-on pack sold-through in the first 24 hours on sale. ... more>>

    Warlords of Draenor Pushes WoW Subscriber Numbers to 10 Million

  • Riot's Secret Sauce: People

    Posted at Tue Nov 11 18:42:17 2014

    Somewhere in the past few years, League of Legends went from being an upstart free-to-play disrupting the industry to being the establishment. It's coming up on four years now since Tencent bought a majority stake in developer... more>>

    Riot's Secret Sauce: People

  • Destiny, Hearthstone and WoW Push Activision Blizzard to Record Q3

    Posted at Thu Nov 06 00:49:30 2014

    The company is raising its full-year non-GAAP outlook thanks to the better than expected performance. Activision Blizzard has just announced its third-quarter earnings, showing improvements year-over-year in both revenues... more>>

    Destiny, Hearthstone and WoW Push Activision Blizzard to Record Q3

  • 40,000 Fans Pack Stadium for League of Legends Final

    Posted at Wed Oct 22 02:14:54 2014

    Around 40,000 League of Legends fans gathered to watch the World Championship final in South Korea. According to a BBC report, the World Cup Stadium in Seoul was filled to capacity for the match between Star Horn Royal Club... more>>

    40,000 Fans Pack Stadium for League of Legends Final

  • Perfect World Completes Acquisition of Digital Extremes

    Posted at Fri Oct 17 00:00:37 2014

    Digital Extremes has sold 61 per cent of its stock to two Chinese companies, with 58 per cent now owned by a subsidiary of the agricultural firm, Sumpo Food Holdings. The other 3 per cent was acquired by Perfect Online, a... more>>

    Perfect World Completes Acquisition of Digital Extremes

  • Titan Cancellation Costs Blizzard $50M or More

    Posted at Fri Sep 26 01:43:48 2014

    When Titan first came to light in 2007, most people assumed it would be Blizzard's next big thing, ultimately taking the place of World of Warcraft which was likely to see further declines in the years ahead. Fast forward... more>>

    Titan Cancellation Costs Blizzard $50M or More

  • Destiny Scores 20m Twitch Views in Launch Week

    Posted at Fri Sep 19 00:20:09 2014

    Destiny has been as big a hit on video platform Twitch as it has on the charts, with content from the game viewed over 20 million times in launch week. That makes it, in Twitch terms, the biggest console launch on 2014 so... more>>

    Destiny Scores 20m Twitch Views in Launch Week

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Is Cross-platform MMO a Good Idea?
Some powerful developers have begun to create multi-platform MMO. FF14, DCUO, The Secret World are all cross-platform online games. However, more and more problems appeared such as a longer development cycle, increasing cost, and the constant change to adapt to different Platforms. FF14 has poor performance, DCUO also had been delayed, as a MMO player, do you think cross-platform MMO is a good idea?
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