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SlashGear hits GDC 2014: Game Developer action all week

SlashGear hits GDC 2014: Game Developer action all week

The gaming developer action has begun this week in San Francisco, California, as we descend upon the 2014 version of GDC, the Game Developers Conference. This conference is held at the Moscone Center this year, the same as Apple and Google conferences of years past, lasting this whole week - yesterday until the 21st, Friday. The fun begins with none other than a "Deathmatch with John Romero", co-creator of DOOM, playing the original in the deadliest of multiplayer fashions.

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Android Wear aims at developers for Google Wearables

Android Wear aims at developers for Google Wearables

This morning Google introduced Android Wear, aiming to bring Android to our wearables future. The Internet giant provided a general look at what its system could do -- bring a usable roster of information to your wrist rather than just a clock and notifications -- and with that comes a slew of information for developers. We've delved into the Developer Preview for Android Wear, and have the details for you after the jump.

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Flappy Bird developer considers reissue with disclaimer

Flappy Bird developer considers reissue with disclaimer

In his home town of Hanoi, Vietnam, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen has this week suggested that he may - possibly - bring the app back from the dead. While there are tens of (if not a hundred, at this point) Flappy Bird replacement apps out in the wild, this creator of the heavily addicting game hasn’t (until now) suggested he’d be doing anything other than keeping the app off the store for good. It was, after all, a takedown born of angst and woe.

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The Last of Us game heads to big screen: Sam Raimi attached for horror

The Last of Us game heads to big screen: Sam Raimi attached for horror

A real-deal movie is coming from the folks that brought you the video game The Last of Us in 2013. This film will be distributed by Screen Gems and will have a script written by none other than Neil Druckmann, the Creative Director of the original game. The game originally developed by the folks at Naughty Dog, this movie adaptation will have representation handling it from the very top - Naughty Dog co-presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra will be producing. While we’re not solid on a director at this very moment, horror veteran Sam Raimi will also be onboard for production.

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Project Spark Beta released for Xbox One today

Project Spark Beta released for Xbox One today

Today the do-it-yourself gaming environment known as Project Spark is set to hit Xbox One in Beta form. This platform will be open for Beta play on a global scale, also running with Windows 8.1 for desktop editing, the two platforms able to interact in a way never before possible. While Windows 8.1’s build has been out since December of 2013, the Xbox One component hits this afternoon.

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Nokia X to help developers cash in around the world

Nokia X to help developers cash in around the world

As Nokia X is introduced to the world, Nokia suggests that they’re opening up a new door, aiming for a segment in the affordable international smartphone market that they’d not had access to before. For users, this will mean access to full-powered apps on a device that’s only a little more expensive than a feature phone. For developers, Nokia is suggesting that their reach - international reach, that is - should be reason enough to port Android apps over to their Nokia Store.

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