Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper Contest Begins

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Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper Contest Begins Canonical announced at the end of January that the Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest for the upcoming 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) operating system is now open for submissions. Once again, Canonical wants you to submit some quality photos, which can be used as desktop backgrounds for its Ubuntu distribution. The rules are simple! via: news.softpedia.com

Google Chromebooks now in 2,000 schools

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Google Chromebooks now in 2,000 schools There sure is a lot of fancy book-learning happening with Google Chromebooks these days. According to Google, its Chromebooks are now in use in 2,000 schools. That’s twice as many as there were three months ago. So Googles education initiative is chugging along nicely. via: www.geeky-gadgets.com  

Animal Crossing New Leaf Coming To The West By Summer

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Animal Crossing New Leaf Coming To The West By Summer Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced during Nintendo’s fiscal call that they will release Fire Emblem, Brain Age, Lego City, and the long-awaited Animal Crossing: New Leaf by mid year. Nintendo has been hesitant about revealing a release date for Animal Crossing:… via: mynintendonews.com

Grand Theft Auto V delayed until September

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Grand Theft Auto V delayed until September Rockstar has just revealed that Grand Theft Auto V now has a solid launch date: September 17th, 2013. The development team notes that a little more time is needed to polish the game, and the original “Spring” deadline has been pushed back to September. via: www.destructoid.com

250 out of work as Gameloft suddenly shuts down its India studio

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250 out of work as Gameloft suddenly shuts down its India studio More: Smartphone/Tablet , Business/Marketing , Exclusive , Recruitment On the same day that Gameloft’s company heads boasted to investors and journalists of its 27 percent revenue growth in 2012, the entirety of its India studio was told to pack up and go home. via: www.gamasutra.com

Nintendo Announces Third-Quarter Financial Results

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Nintendo Announces Third-Quarter Financial Results Nintendo have today announced details of their financial results for the first nine months of the current fiscal year, through December 31st, 2012. Nintendo saw year-on-year increases in the sale of 3DS hardware (up 11% year-on-year), and software was up 41% year-on-year,… via: www.godisageek.com

Terry Cavanagh testing VVVVVV on iPhone, not launching anytime soon

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Terry Cavanagh testing VVVVVV on iPhone, not launching anytime soon The iOS port of Terry Cavanagh’s flipping-centric platformer VVVVVV is running,undergoing testing by the man himself, though that shouldn’t be taken as evidence of its impending release. Cavanagh revealed via Twitter that while the game technically works, at least well enough to get two thirds of the way through without dying (above),… via: www.joystiq.com

Sweet Mother Of Dragons, Get A Load Of King’s Landing Recreated In Minecraft

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Sweet Mother Of Dragons, Get A Load Of King’s Landing Recreated In Minecraft We’ve seen some amazing Game of Thrones stuff from the people at Westeroscraft in the past, but these latest shots of King’s Landing just may take the cake. Check ’em out: Good lord. You can practically smell the place. Those images come from Imgur via reddit and pretty much everyone on Twitter. via: kotaku.com

Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Review

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Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Review Game: Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Developer: Gearbox Software Publisher: 2K Games Available on: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC Reviewed on: Xbox 360 Here we are, barely four months past Borderlands 2’s release date, and we’ve already seen three substantial slices of DLC – not to mention the addition of a fifth Vault Hunter,… via: www.godisageek.com