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Average game developer salary down from 2012

Average game developer salary down from 2012

The average salary for game developers saw a year-on-year decrease of 2 per cent in 2013, according to the latest Game Developer Salary Survey.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:18PM in News
Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Marty O’Donnell has settled his case against Bungie for terminating the studio’s former composer “without cause.”

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:21PM in News
Ubisoft bringing Tetris Ultimate to 3DS with exclusive content

Ubisoft bringing Tetris Ultimate to 3DS with exclusive content

Ubisoft has announced Tetris Ultimate is coming to Nintendo hardware after all, just not its Wii U console.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:42AM in News
Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Upcoming FPS Modern Combat 5 has been cracked and uploaded onto multiple torrent websites ahead of its release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:29AM in News

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Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

The Ratchet & Clank Collection will arrive tomorrow for US Vita owners, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:19AM in News
Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 arrives this week

Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 arrives this week

The Walking Dead Season 2's fourth episode will launch this week across all platforms, Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:46AM in News
Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

US mobile studio Machine Zone is currently wrapping up a new round of fundraising that will value the developer at more than $3bn, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 13-19

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 13-19

Divinity and DayZ continue to lead the pack on Steam's latest weekly top sellers, grabbing the chart's first and second positions respectively.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:25AM in News

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ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

The championship rounds of Dota 2 competition The International will air on ESPN3, Valve has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 6:11AM in News
PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales for the sixth consecutive month and remains the life-to-date leader for next-gen hardware, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Xbox Entertainment Studios to close

Xbox Entertainment Studios to close

Microsoft's Phil Spencer has confirmed Xbox Entertainment Studios will close as part of the company's recently announced cost-cutting plan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 5:31AM in News
Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year's buyout deal, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 8:06AM in News

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Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft has created the world's first Chief Parkour Officer position to assist in the publisher's Assassin's Creed franchise, hiring noteworthy freerunner Michael “Frosti” Zernow to fill the new role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 7:28AM in News
Vita gem OlliOlli lands on Steam next week

Vita gem OlliOlli lands on Steam next week

Critically acclaimed skateboarding game OlliOlli will launch July 22nd on Steam, publisher Devolver Digital has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 6:38AM in News
GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

GameStop: Majority of our digital revenue made at brick-and-mortar stores

Retailer GameStop has brought in significant digital revenue direct from its brick-and-mortar shops, company president Tony Bartel claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 8:08AM in News
Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Tesco Extras UK financial director Richard Haley is set to become Future’s new CFO, the games media company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 7:38AM in News

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Raspberry Pi B+ expands mini computer's hardware

Raspberry Pi B+ expands mini computer's hardware

Raspberry Pi creators have announced the miniature computer hardware’s “final evolution” is out now for purchase.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 7:21AM in News
Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One's latest update adds the ability to download a title's demo and subsequently unlock the full version of the game from the same file.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:45AM in News
Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Divinity: Original Sin maintained its top spot again on this Steam's weekly top ten sellers chart, while DayZ is on the climb again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:01AM in News
GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop won't be part of creative process, says CEO

GameStop's Paul Raines has confirmed the retailer is exploring funding development of exclusive game content, though the CEO claims the firm would not involve itself in any form with the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:50PM in News
Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

ArenaNet's recent Guild Wars 2 launch in China has doubled the game's sales worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:37PM in News
Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

New research from Superdata shows that Brazil's digital games market has cooled off, while other areas in Central and South America have picked up significantly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:09PM in News
Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16m in its latest round of fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:45PM in News
Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Nearly 85 per cent of the top 50 grossing apps on Apple's app store and Android's Google Play shop, a new study claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32PM in News