With Just Dance Now, Ubisoft Swaps Smartphone for Console (Re/Code)

Ubisoft / Just Dance Now

In August, Activision said it would bring a console-equivalent version of its blockbuster franchise Skylanders to iPad. Well, here comes another one.

The franchise is Just Dance, made by Ubisoft, and the new mobile version is called Just Dance Now. It’s not a 1:1 recreation of the console version, which has sold… [Read more on Re/Code]

Tendance lourde en jeu vidéo: regarder au lieu de jouer (Fonds des Médias du Canada)

La KeyArena de Seattle (Washington) était bondée en juillet 2014 à l’occasion du 4e tournoi international annuel Defense of the Ancients 2, dont les prix totalisaient 10,9 millions de dollars américains.

« Arrête tes jeux vidéo et va jouer dehors! »

Voilà un refrain que les parents répètent couramment depuis déjà des dizaines d’années. Préparez-vous toutefois à entendre ceci – si ce n’est pas déjà fait : «… [Lire la suite sur FMC]

Here’s Why Amazon Inc’s Gaming Strategy Is Destined to Fail (The Motley Fool)

A screenshot from SevZero, a release from Amazon’s games studio. Source: Amazon.

Amazon  has been quietly beefing up its resources in the gaming space, adding high-level talent, and slowly rolling out new games, including Sev Zero, a third-person shooter game. The company also recently paid $970 million for Twitch, a gameplay video-streaming site, which, in July, had over 55 million unique visitors who viewed more than… [Read more on The Motley Fool]

Endemol set to launch online gaming channel (IPTV-News)

digital entertainment post endemol beyond Legends of Gaming

Multiplatform specialist Endemol has announced that the UK arm of its global premium channel network (PCN), Endemol Beyond, is set to launch Legends of Gaming, an international eSports… [Read more on IPTV News]

Amazon games chief explains strategy for making new titles, attracting talent (GeekWire)

digital entertainment post marketing Amazon Game Studios

SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon Game Studios has picked up a lot of high-profile talent in the form of developers who have worked on some of the game industry’s top franchises, including “Portal,” “Left 4 Dead” and “Bioshock.” But how does a studio without a major hit under its belt manage to attract top… [Read more on GeekWire]

Electronic Arts veut transformer l’Apple Watch en second écran (iGen)

Il y aura des jeux pour l’Apple Watch. L’indé Flying Tiger Entertainment a profité de la vague pour annoncer un premier titre (qui n’est pas vraiment un jeu, mais passons), et comme prévu la (future) litanie des éditeurs annonçant leur soutien à la nouvelle plateforme (Watch OS ?) a débuté. Electronic Arts est un des premiers à l’avoir annoncé, par l’entremise [Lire la suite sur iGen]

Superfan Perfectly Recreates ‘Friends’ for ‘The Sims 4′ (Mashable)

Image: Imgur, ianroach

Now all we have to do is teach Phoebe how to sing “Smelly Cat” in Simlish.

Imgur user IanRoach combined his passions for Friends and The Sims 4 by recreating all the important locations and characters from the hit NBC show… [Read more on Mashable]