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1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 2, 2014 under Development
I hate to say it, but it looks like EA might be starting to learn that pleasing its fan base is a good thing for business, as the publisher has just announced that an update for the Sims 4 set to arri... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 30, 2014 under Development
Ryse: Son of Rome, originally an Xbox One exclusive, caused developer Crytek a lot of problems, as despite being a beautiful rendering of what new-gen games could look like, its gameplay was lacklustr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 25, 2014 under Development
Final Fantasy XV has been in development hell since 2006 but over the last two years some real progress has been made on the project. The game is around 55 per cent complete according to its new direc... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 25, 2014 under Development
The UK gaming industry consists of just under 2000 companies, 1902 to be exact and they seem to be doing quite well as they have a reported total economic value of around £1.72 Billion. This estimate... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 23, 2014 under Development
Double Fine has one of the better legacies in the industry in terms of games put out. It's responsible for Psychonauts, Brutal Legend, Stacking, Costume Quest and its founder Tim Schafer was involved ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 19, 2014 under Development
If you could have levied one complaint against the visual stylings of the original Gratuitous Space Battles, you could say that the colours weren't the most eye catching. There wer lots of greys and m... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 16, 2014 under Development
EA CEO, Andrew Wilson, has been making an effort to turn around the publisher's image this year, admitting to mistakes and claiming that changes are coming. These changes have yet to really come in to... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 12, 2014 under Development
In one of your games of Hearthstone in the past few months, have you come across a combination that made use of Leeroy Jenkins to take you out in one turn before you could react? Perhaps when going up... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 10, 2014 under Development
Attack on Titan is a snowballing phenomenon of an anime/manga, in the West as much as the East, but if you aren't aware of it, it's often described as Japan's equivalent of the Walking Dead. Only with... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 9, 2014 under Development
DayZ launched on Steam's early access program last year and since then, millions of excited fans have bought the game, dismissing the fact that it is far from being finished. As a result, users are st... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 8, 2014 under Development
Last week Samsung announced the Gear VR, an Android virtual reality headset developed by the guys over at Oculus. According to John Carmack, getting virtual re... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 3, 2014 under Development
Saints Row IV is getting official modding support today as Volition Studios has released a software development kit to get the community started. The kit includes weapon models for the upcoming Gat ou... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 3, 2014 under Development, Software & Gaming
Dinosaur survival sim The Stomping Land was one of last year's little Kickstarter success stories, pulling in over $100,000 for the fledgling developer, SuperCrit. For a while all seemed well, with re... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 2, 2014 under Development
Take-Two Interactive, the publisher behind 2K Games and Rockstar may be acquired by Activision as rumors of a buyout deal begin to swirl, causing share prices to rise. This wouldn't be the first time ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 27, 2014 under Development, Server, Software & Gaming, System Tools
Inspur, a leading server maker from China, and IBM have agreed to jointly develop servers featuring IBM software and Power microprocessors. In particular, the two companies ported IBM DB2 and IBM WebS... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 20, 2014 under Development
According to a survey conducted by the Independent Game Developers Association, most game developers would rather work at Valve than any other company. This may not be all that surprising as Valve is... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2014 under Development
Crytek hasn't been in good shape recently, it lost a fair amount of staff members and had to sell off the Homefront IP in addition to its UK studio development staff to Publisher, Deep Silver. However... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2014 under Console, Development
The Xbox One and Playstation 4 are both selling very well, having shipped 15 million units combined in just nine months. However, there is a downside, this does mean that the last generation consoles ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 15, 2014 under Development
Crytek is in a state of flux at the moment, following on from poor sales of its Ryse: Son of Rome on the Xbox One. It's had to underpay staff, sell of franchises a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 14, 2014 under Development, Software & Gaming
Earlier this year, Epic Games announced that it was working on a brand new and completely free Unreal Tournament game. One of the highlights of the announcement was the shooter's t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 14, 2014 under Development
The less said about Walking Dead: Survival Instinct the better. It was awful, let's move on, as clearly comic book series creator Robert Kirkman has, since he's hired on the likes of Overkill - the gu... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 13, 2014 under Development
There's been a bit of a glut of online survival games as of late, often pitting players against zombies, or strange demons and even dinosaurs, but in each of those instances you're playing as a human,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 13, 2014 under Development
Having a breakout application like Candy Crush Saga is a great way to earn yourself a lot of money very quickly, even if only a small per centage of the user base actually pays anything. Buy as we saw... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 12, 2014 under Development
John Romero, the Doom co-creator, is working on a new first person shooter. This will be the programmer's first shooter since the year 2000, although the project is still in its early stages. Speak... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 12, 2014 under Development
EA might not have been voted the worst company in North America this year, but it sure does like to test its fans ability to stick with it. Last month it announce... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 11, 2014 under Development
It was bound to happen eventually, just like the cease and desist notice that will follow its popularisation, but Defense of the Legends is a new modification being worked on for Valve's DotA 2 and it... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 7, 2014 under Development
Valve may have sneakily given us our first look at the Source 2 engine as Dota 2's workshop tools, in-game assets and code all appear to have been ported over to the company's long awaited engine upda... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 5, 2014 under Development
Developer of last year's hit Gone Home, The Fullbright Company, now renamed just Fullbright, has announced that it's working on a new story-driven experience and this time it's going to have other peo... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 4, 2014 under Console, Development
Will DirectX 12 help fix Microsoft's lack of 1080p games on the Xbox One? According to the lead engine programmer behind the Witcher 3, Balazs Torok, the updated API will bring some benefits but reso... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 1, 2014 under Development
Whether we like or not, zombies are a mainstream thing now, sitting right alongside vampires, werewolves, Frankenstein's creation, the mummy and many other iconic monsters of stage and screen - which ... more.
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