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Deliveroo is considering fitting rider huts with games consoles to entertain drivers while they wait for orders

London startup Deliveroo is toying with the idea of putting games consoles into huts that it provides for some of its food delivery couriers. The rider huts can be found in car parks and on industrial estates where Deliveroo has launched its pop-up restaurant parks, known as Deliveroo Editions. Deliveroo Editions include six or seven portable Continue reading Deliveroo is considering fitting rider huts with games consoles to entertain drivers while they wait for orders
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The people behind the popular ‘Mass Effect’ games have a brand new title: ‘Anthem’ (AAPL)

The newest title from popular video game developer BioWare has been revealed, and it s called Anthem. Electronic Arts, the game s publisher, gave a very brief tease of the new game at an event on Saturday. EA s event marked the beginning of E3, the biggest annual trade show in the video game industry. The company unveiled Continue reading The people behind the popular Mass Effect games have a brand new title: Anthem (AAPL)
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What it’s like it play the new sequel to one of the most beautiful games of all time

Few mobile games have been as successful as Monument Valley, which was first released in 2014 for the iPhone. Since then, the gorgeous title has netted London game studio Ustwo over $14 million, spawned countless knockoffs, and has even been featured on Netflix s House of Cards. Ustwo surprised everyone when it unexpectedly released its long-awaited Continue reading What it s like it play the new sequel to one of the most beautiful games of all time
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Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake

 Unity Technologies, a 13-year-old, San Francisco-based company that makes development tools for video game creators, has raised $400 million in fresh funding from the private equity firm Silver Lake. A “big chunk” of the round went toward purchasing the shares of longtime employees and earlier investors, John Riccitiello told Bloomberg earlier today, explaining that he thinks… Read Continue reading Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake
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Baseball games are finally coming to streaming TV

Heads up, baseball fans. With the major league season just weeks away, there’s good news if you want to watch your favorite teams without forking over big bucks to big cable.Sling TV and the soon-to-launch YouTube TV have broken the stranglehold of MLB.TV and various regional sports networks over broadcast rights and will be streaming major Major League Baseball games in a number of markets this season.Sling ready for opening day Sling TV will be streaming games by opening day, the company announced, but YouTube TV has not yet confirmed a date its service will launch, saying only it will go live “in the next few months.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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Users spent more on apps in 2016, with games and entertainment apps leading the way

 The amount of money U.S. users are spending on iPhone apps is steadily climbing, but one category in particular saw significant growth last year: Entertainment apps. The category – home to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO NOW – saw consumers’ average spending increase by 130 percent year-over-year, according to a new report from Continue reading Users spent more on apps in 2016, with games and entertainment apps leading the way
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For the first time, Nintendo will charge you to play games online

The Nintendo Switch, the new $299 console launching on March 3, will be the first Nintendo console to require a premium, paid subscription service if you want to play games online. The details are on Nintendo s site, but the upshot is that the gaming company will offer a free trial of this online service starting in March, Continue reading For the first time, Nintendo will charge you to play games online
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