Lumines changes hands, returning on iOS and Android

Lumines changes hands, returning on iOS and Android

Mobcast acquired the Lumines and Meteos properties from Q Entertainment, the Japanese smartphone game developer announced this week, as translated by Gematsu. Additionally, a new Lumines game is on the way for iOS and Android, and will be a collaboration with the colorful puzzle series’ creator, Tetsuya Mizuguchi. Mizuguchi will work on the latest Lumines [...]

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Dial 868-HACK on Steam, steal data

Dial 868-HACK on Steam, steal data

Independent developer Michael Brough launched a PC and Mac version of his strategy game 868-HACK on Steam this week. The brightly-colored roguelike previously arrived on iOS in August 2013. In it, players “steal precious data while the world sleeps,” solving mainframe-hacking puzzles in a cyberspace environment. The game costs $ 5.65 for PC and Mac [...]

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Square Enix action, stealth triple packs head to North America

Square Enix action, stealth triple packs head to North America

Square Enix is preparing to launch the Ultimate Action Triple Pack and Ultimate Stealth Triple Pack for PS3 and Xbox 360 in North America this year, according to listings on Amazon spotted by @Wario64. The Action Triple Pack includes Tomb Raider, Just Cause 2 and Sleeping Dogs; the Stealth Triple Pack features Thief, Hitman: Absolution [...]

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Deactivated Far Cry 4 Keys Were Bought Using Stolen Credit Cards – News

A couple of days ago we covered news that Ubisoft had been removing some digital copies of Far Cry 4 from Uplay. It turns out these keys were obtained through stolen credit cards. EA had found that the keys in question were being bought through Origin using stolen details and then resold. Speaking to Eurogamer, [...]

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Shelter 2 'Cuteness' trailer is all about the lynx kitten fuzzies

Shelter 2 ‘Cuteness’ trailer is all about the lynx kitten fuzzies

Joystiq Trivia: Every morning I send Managing Editor Susan Arendt a cat gif to kick off the day. Like all good people, we share a love of cat gifs. This morning, I’m just sending her this aptly titled “Cuteness in Shelter 2″ trailer. Because: d’awwww, lynx kittens. The wildlife survial sim and its lynx kitties [...]

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Nintendo: Sales tracking below forecasts, weak yen drives profit

Nintendo: Sales tracking below forecasts, weak yen drives profit

Nintendo reduced its annual sales forecast by 6.8 percent today, leading to a 50 percent drop in the projected operating profit for its core business. Nonetheless, the ever-weakening state of the yen is balancing that out by boosting the company’s overseas earnings. According to its revised forecast, Nintendo now expects to earn a net profit [...]

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Elite: Dangerous dev lays off fifteen in Cambridge, UK

Elite: Dangerous dev lays off fifteen in Cambridge, UK

A recent investor update reveals that developer Frontier Developments has laid off 15 employees a little over a month after it launched freeform space simulation Elite: Dangerous. According to the update, Frontier plans to shift its focus entirely to Elite: Dangerous and the Coaster Park Tycoon franchise and has begun moving its development roles from [...]

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Xbox One Controller Firmware Update Detailed – News

Microsoft’s Major Nelson has detailed the features and improvements included in the company’s firmware update for the Xbox One controller: •Quick Connect – previous controller connections to an Xbox One took 4-5 seconds when powering on a controller, now they should occur in ~2 seconds. •Stability Improvements – the firmware also provides a number of [...]

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Joystiq Streams: Never stop not starving in Don't Starve Together [UPDATE: Live!]

Joystiq Streams: Never stop not starving in Don’t Starve Together [UPDATE: Live!]

The last time we played Don’t Starve Together, everything went super well. We all survived and built happy homes in the woods, raising beefalo and generally keeping everything awesome forever all the time! No turkeys haunted our dreams and the eats were bountiful. Always bountiful. No wait. That’s not what happened. Everything was set on [...]

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Microsoft: 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped in Q2 2015

Microsoft: 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped in Q2 2015

In a recent earnings release, Microsoft reveals that during the quarter ending December 31, 2014 it earned revenues of $ 26.5 billion, partly thanks to the 6.6 million Xbox consoles it shipped in that time. “Our sales engagement worldwide continues to focus on helping customers and partners transition to the cloud and navigate the shifting [...]

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