Entries in 'Development' (223)

VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

The need for virtual reality devs to get as much bang for your buck out of the limited processing capacity available harks back to the early days of coding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 11:47AM in News
Vampire: The Masquerade dev joins Obsidian

Vampire: The Masquerade dev joins Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment is now the home to two of the guiding forces behind the original Fallout.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:40PM in News
Red Dead Redemption described as 'a recurring nightmare' by Rockstar before release

Red Dead Redemption described as 'a recurring nightmare' by Rockstar before release

Rockstar was struggling with the development of Red Dead Redemption before Leslie Benzies was drafted in to save it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Driveclub dev Evolution joins Codemasters

Driveclub dev Evolution joins Codemasters

Codemasters has stepped in to save recently shut Driveclub developer Evolution Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2016 at 10:12AM in News

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Hideo Kojima to grab Development Legend gong at Develop Awards 2016

Hideo Kojima to grab Development Legend gong at Develop Awards 2016

Hideo Kojima will receive this year’s Development Legend prize at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards on Wednesday, July 13th.

on Apr 5th 2016 at 12:06PM in News
Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Long-term Street Fighter designer Hidetoshi ‘Neo G’ Ishizawa has joined rival fighting game developer SNK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Two Tribes quitting game development

Two Tribes quitting game development

Toki Tori developer Two Tribes has said that it is calling time on game development following the release of its next title Rive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
$3,000 HoloLens Development Edition launches in March

$3,000 HoloLens Development Edition launches in March

Next month will see developers finally get their hands on Microsoft’s augmented reality platform, HoloLens.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 29th 2016 at 2:01PM in News

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Ori dev warns of lack of launch games for Nintendo NX

Ori dev warns of lack of launch games for Nintendo NX

The platform holders’ obsession over keeping their new consoles a surprise is damaging their relationships with devs, the head of Moon Studios has argued.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 25th 2016 at 12:43PM in News
After 26 years in development, Unreal World arrives this week

After 26 years in development, Unreal World arrives this week

Move aside, Duke Nukem Forever – there’s a new contender for the longest-developed game of all time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 24th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
'Triple-A development is stagnant', Warren Spector says

'Triple-A development is stagnant', Warren Spector says

On the eve of his return to full-time development, Warren Spector has issued a manifesto of sorts about the shape of triple-A game development.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Bethesda changes dev setup, has three projects in the works

Bethesda changes dev setup, has three projects in the works

Having been famed as somewhat of a ‘one at a time’ developer, Bethesda has altered the way it works to allow for multiple projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 10:53AM in News

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Warren Spector returns to development, leading System Shock 3 team

Warren Spector returns to development, leading System Shock 3 team

The man behind some of the most iconic PC games of the 1990s is to work on a follow-up to one of his most influential projects.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 18th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
Codemasters' Birmingham studio relocates

Codemasters' Birmingham studio relocates

British racing developer Codemasters has moved its Birmingham office to the middle of Digbeth’s Custard Factory Quarter.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 12th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

The head of Sony’s virtual reality development is leaving the platform holder’s London studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon has released its very own engine, Lumberyard, which is completely free of subscription and royalty fees.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2016 at 10:29AM in News

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Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

The developer of Five Nights at Freedys World has admitted that the game’s release was rushed and missed several key features.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 2:37PM in News
Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

The latest Game Developers Conference State of the Industry Survey has revealed a spike in interest in virtual reality within the games development community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Dev accused of spying released from Iranian prison

Dev accused of spying released from Iranian prison

A developer jailed in Iran on charges of spying has been let free after four years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 18th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Flappy Bird creator returns with new game

Flappy Bird creator returns with new game

The studio behind one of mobile’s biggest viral hits has teased its next release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 13th 2016 at 2:55PM in News
Japan's Agatsuma Entertainment closes down

Japan's Agatsuma Entertainment closes down

Reports have emerged that Agatsuma Entertainment has been closed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 16th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Apple TV game development revenue is struggling

Apple TV game development revenue is struggling

It seems that Apple TV isn’t proving as fruitful for developers as some may have hoped.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 9th 2015 at 4:21PM in News
Bethesda opens its own Montreal development studio

Bethesda opens its own Montreal development studio

Bethesda has opened a new development studio in Montreal, Quebec.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:25PM in News
Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

With the App Store and Google Play seemingly dominated by a handful of studios, many developers may believe there is little to no chance of generating significant revenue from the ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 5th 2015 at 3:42PM in News