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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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Nokia X: potential for “hundreds of millions of users over time” says Dev VP

Nokia X: potential for “hundreds of millions of users over time” says Dev VP

This week a little more than 24 hours after Nokia X was revealed at MWC 2014, we had a chat with Nokia VP of Developer Relations Amit Patel about what his team was doing to pull in device-ready Android apps. Nokia X does not come with the Google collection of apps right out of the box - this means you’ll be working with Nokia and Microsoft’s Android apps for starters, supplemented by a set of apps coming from the new Android-based Nokia Store (app store, that is). As Patel explains, Nokia is using a modified version of the tried-and-true Lumia-based developer program to draw in new creators.

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Nokia X Android phone: Windows Phone bait for all (developers too)

Nokia X Android phone: Windows Phone bait for all (developers too)

This week we’ve had a chat with Nokia’s Amit Patel, VP of Developer Relations to gain as accurate a perspective of both Nokia and Microsoft’s aim with the Nokia X as possible. Monday the phone brand revealed that they had, indeed, been working on an Android device for some time - the Nokia X - as well as a couple more iterations of their vision for their first delivery of Android on hardware for the public. It may be Android, but it’s been made abundantly clear that neither Nokia nor Microsoft intend for users to leave their brands behind once they’ve gone their shade of green.

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Google Project Tango will 3D map the whole world with hiDOF

Google Project Tango will 3D map the whole world with hiDOF

Today Google announced Project Tango, delivered first as a smartphone that’s able to scan the world around it in real time. This phone knows its position in space in real time using a variety of sensors and is able to map space as you move it. Over 250,000 measurements are made by this phone every second, allowing you to know the position and rotation of the phone at any given moment.

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Google I/O 2014 sign-up to be random: June 25-26th in SF

Google I/O 2014 sign-up to be random: June 25-26th in SF

It’s just 126 days until Google I/O 2014, the company’s annual developers conference that’ll once again be taking place at Moscone West (aka the Moscone Center) in San Francisco, California. This event will be largely the same as in past years with a similar setup and subject matter - as far as we know - while the sign-up process will be entirely different.

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Irrational Games eviscerated: all but 15 developers remain

Irrational Games eviscerated: all but 15 developers remain

After 17 years of game production, Irrational Games’ Ken Levine has announced that they’ll be "winding down" the company. They’re laying all but "about 15" members of the Irrational team, while Levine suggests that though there’s "no great way to lay people off", they’re pushing first to get those leaving some new jobs.

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Metal Gear Solid PS4 package stays simple

Metal Gear Solid PS4 package stays simple

This week the first "special edition" PlayStation 4 has been revealed with Metal Gear Solid in tow. This game system will roll with Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes in the box alongside a system that’s ever-so-slightly modified beyond its original form. Have a peek at that lovely FOX in gold and let us know if you’re all about the change-up.

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