Video game Stories September 10, 2015

Today, the Pokémon Company has announced that it is partnering with Nintendo and Alphabet-owned Niantic to produce a new upcoming mobile game called Pokémon Go. This title will be available on both iOS and Android devices for free. The main focus of the game is collecting, training and battling Pokémon characters against other users based on their GPS location.

However, this new adventure will be supplemented by an optional wearable. Imagine a Pokémon smart watch of sorts.

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Video game Stories July 27, 2015

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Building a game that people love to play is an unparalleled experience in creative design. If you would like to give it a go, the fifteen courses in the Game Developer Bundle offer a comprehensive starting point, and you can pay what you want for them at 9to5Toys Specials.

The bundle has three main tracks, with the courses grouped into collections. Folks wanting to avoid code get five courses dedicated to development by other means. This includes tuition on how to use software such as Stencyl and Construct 2 to bring your ideas to life, plus content on exporting your finished games. A collection of four courses focuses on Unity 3D, the engine that powers many of the world’s biggest titles. You learn animation, particle effects, physics, and how to design levels. The other option is to learn HTML5, with the six-course collection showing you how to create 2D physics, in-game music, and the parallax effect.

  • Game Development for Non-Coders 5-Course Bundle ($128)
  • Unity 3D Game Development and Design 4-Course Bundle ($225)
  • HTML5 App and Game Development 6-Course Bundle ($186)

You can pay whatever you like for the Non-Coders track; beat the average price paid to unlock the full bundle – get it at your chosen price now.

Video game Stories September 16, 2014

expiredDaily Deals: Samsung 1080p LED Smart TVs from $260, BassBoomz Bluetooth Speaker: $30, Amazon Premium Headphones: $10, more

Every morning we search for the best Daily Deals using our Daily Deal finder tool and have them here for you every day at 9am.

Roku 3 Digital HD Streaming Media player w/ Headphones Game Remote refurb $67.95 (Reg. $99.99) | Newegg Flash
HTC One M8 (Latest Model) 32GB (Factory Unlocked) Smartphone refurb $389.99 | eBay
Your Choice: Samsung 1080p LED Smart TV refurb $259.99$1,279.99+$5 shipping | Woot

Philips ONeil Headband Headphones, Assorted Colors $14.99 (Reg. $29.99) | Staples

Innergie mCube Plus 95 Watt Universal AC Adapter with Dual USB Ports, 9 Charging Tips and Over-Charge Protection for Notebooks & Portable Devices $15 (Reg. $70) | Daily Steals
Video Gaming Extravaganza 60-80% off popular titles | Electronics.Woot

BassBoomz 2.0 Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Multiple Colors Available $29.99 (Reg. $129.99) | Groupon

Amazon Premium Headphones $9.99 (Reg. $24.99) | Amazon
Garmin nuvi 52LM 5.0″ GPS Navigation System with Lifetime Map Updates $85 (Reg. $169.99) | eBay

All these items are on sale until midnight only. So we will continue to curate the top 10 or so best deals we can find from our Daily Deal finder and have them on the site at 9am ET/6am PT.

Past deals still alive:

Video game Stories March 27, 2014

expired$200 Toys “R” Us gift card for $180 shipped (10% savings)

As part of its daily deals, eBay via GiftCardMall is offering a $200 Toys “R” Us gift card for $180 with free shipping.

At $20 off, you’re saving up to 10% on video games, tablets, toys, and more. Applicable to purchases made both in-store and online. The card is also redeemable at Babies “R” Us. GiftCardMall has a long history of gift card sales on eBay with a buyer feedback rating of 99.5%.

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