Entries in 'Development' (75)

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

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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

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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
Attend Interface for free next month

Attend Interface for free next month

Indie devs are invited to attend next month’s Interface event – free of charge.

on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Like many development studios, Holland-based Abbey Games was set up by a group of friends who shared a passion for video games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 28th 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Unity signs up for Interface

Unity signs up for Interface

Game engine giant Unity is backing next month’s Interface, signing up as a partner for the event.

on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:53AM in News
InXile to open New Orleans studio

InXile to open New Orleans studio

Wasteland 2 developer InXile Entertainment is opening a studio in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Stanley Parable's William Pugh opens new studio

Stanley Parable's William Pugh opens new studio

A new studio has been founded by one of the core members of the team behind acclaimed indie hit The Stanley Parable.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Halfbrick sacks its game designers

Halfbrick sacks its game designers

Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick has made its two designers Layton Hawkes and Ryan Langley redundant.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2015 at 4:04PM in News
Ninja Theory says Hellblade hasn't gone back to the drawing board

Ninja Theory says Hellblade hasn't gone back to the drawing board

Having seemingly claimed that it had scrapped much of its work on Hellblade and started over, developer Ninja Theory now insists that the game remains on track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 2:18PM in News