Cory Johnson reported for Bloomberg West last night, pointing out that Zynga doesn't expect people to play its games as long as they used to. He also calls the company on unusual accounting practices, saying, "The revenue recognition of Zynga has made Zynga look like a very different company than it is."
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Want to know what you'll be playing on your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Two in the next decade? Take a look at K-putt'sCrysis 3resolution hack. His tweak to the first-person shooter's main Windows program file lets the game's visuals run at up to a very wide 8K (specifically, 8,000 x 3,333). That's about 13 times more pixels than you'd see in a 1080p image, folks.
Google loves smartphones, but with Project Tango it’s hoping to make them even smarter and more aware. The handiwork of Google’s skunkworks Advanced Technology and Projects Group, it explores what happens when you add high-resolution 3D mapping sensors to an Android device, and what the potential is for gaming and more.
We're live on the ground at South By Southwest (#SXSWfor short), the annual event that brings together everyone and anyone who's invested in the interactive arts. Those artists include the minds behind emerging startups (like Twitter was here in 2007), as well as established innovators likeMark Cubanand evenGrumpy Cat.
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