Wii U will not support NFC at launch

Nintendo’s Wii U

NFC games for Wii U delayed NFC technology is all the rage in the field of mobile commerce. The technology makes it possible for any mobile device equipped with a simple chip to facilitate mobile transactions. Indeed, NFC has become the cornerstone of that particular industry, but its uses extend well beyond mobile commerce. The technology has received a fair amount of attention and use in the marketing industry and has been acclaimed for its potential in the realm of wireless data transfer. The game industry is showing growing interest…

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Nintendo adopts NFC technology for Wii U

Wii U GamePad nintendo nfc technology

Company unveils plans to use NFC technology Famed game developer Nintendo has been hyping up its second generation Wii console, dubbed Wii U, recently. The company has been keen to hint at the various features that will make the console strand out from amongst its competitors. Though information concerning the Wii U is still scarce, Nintendo is expected to unveil a wealth of information at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Nintendo has already released a glimpse of what is in store for the future, showing that the Wii U…

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appMobi introduces its in-app social game, purchasing, and analytics product, playMobi

Mobile apps payments

appMobi has announced the release of playMobi which is available to the public in its beta version and is a cross-platform game development, deployment, and monetization software development kit (SDK) based on HTML5. Through this new product, game developers using HTML5 are given a sleek JavaScript API solution for many of the challenges that they currently face, such as in-game payments, user authentication, scoring and leader board management, and social player engagement. At the very heart of playMobi, is a TapJ-style foundation, which was the HTML5 game social network category…

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Ravensburger’s new augmented reality maze to debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York City

Augmented Reality Games

Ravensburger, makers of high quality puzzle games, has announced the launching of a new line of interactive puzzles that uses augmented reality to put players into the game itself. The first of these new games is called Electronic Labyrinth, which will be available for iOS mobile devices. The game seeks to provide a unique experience to consumers by allowing them to traverse the virtual world. Ravensburger has plans to release a number of augmented reality games and believes that technology to be the future of gaming entertainment. The company will…

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PaymentOne and Live Gamer work together to bring growth to global options for mobile payment

Mobile-Commerce

Live Gamer, the first combined advertising and digital commerce platform for the interactive entertainment sector in the world, and PaymentOne, a leader in mobile payments worldwide, have announced that they will be working together to grow the international options for mobile payment. The AnyPhone platform by PaymentOne provides end users with an easy solution for using their mobile phones to make in-game purchases. The partnership is designed to allow PaymentOne to offer integrated payment services within the platform at Live Gamer, so that AnyPhone will be available to the significant…

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