Tag: Epic Games

Improbable Herman Narula interview: The boundless enthusiasm of exciting technology

Improbable CEO Herman Narula might be the most enthusiastic person I’ve ever interviews in my 22 years as a journalist. He smiled throughout our 20-minute interview back in March at the Game Developers Conference 2019 in San Francisco, and he got especially excited about where his company is five years after its founding, big Spatial […]

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How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers

No one does a game trade show quite like Devolver Digital. The company set up its faux booth and trailers outside of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), in a parking lot across from the Los Angeles Convention Center. And then it created its zany Devolver Direct online press event (which was really just a silly […]

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Houseparty Video Chat App Acquired By Epic Games

Houseparty, a popular group video chat app, has been bought by Fortnite developer Epic Games. The former officially confirmed its acquisition today. It’s not surprising that this has happened given that Houseparty has recently introduced some gaming-related features for its platform such as screen sharing and integrated games. The company had also mentioned earliert his […]

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How Microsoft showed up at E3, locked and loaded for games, a new console, and the cloud

Matt Booty, the head of Xbox Game Studios, may have overdone it when he started going shopping for game studios. The company showed up with 14 first party games at Microsoft’s Xbox event at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). And Microsoft announced that it had acquired Double Fine Productions this week, not to mention the […]

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Epic Games Store is adding more than a dozen games — including Cyberpunk 2077

The Epic Games Store is celebrating its first Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) since its December launch by adding 15 games to its digital shelves — including heavy hitters like Cyberpunk 2077. Epic made the news during the PC Gaming Show today. Epic is also extending its “free game every week” promotion through the end of […]

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Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform

Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is taking on a number of players in the game industry — from the Nintendo Switch to Android smartphones like the Razer Phone 2 — with a hybrid gaming system that unites all of the ways that we play. […]

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