Nintendo announced that it has released Nintendo Badge Arcade for the Nintendo 3DS, a microtransaction-driven app that allows players to outfit their system themes with unique customization items earned via gameplay.
Rock Band and Guitar Hero creator Harmonix taps the mobile market for its latest release, leveraging its experience in the rhythm genre for a new music-driven virtual pet simulation titled BeatNiks for iOS and Android devices.
Project Spark, a sandbox-styled game creation toolkit for the Xbox One and PCs, is giving up its microtransaction-based revenue model next month as Microsoft shifts its focus to providing "a free and open creation engine."
A new entry in the Steam database points to WildStar -- an MMO that launched less than a year ago -- dropping its monthly subscription fee and moving to Steam as a one-time purchase, similar to Elder Scrolls Online.
After selling over 300,000 copies in just nine days, PopCap decided to take a chance and change the formula for Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time. We sat down with Senior Producer Bernard Yee to chat about the changes to the game, the…