Entries in 'developer' (94)

Jobs lost at Murdered: Soul Suspect developer Airtight

Jobs lost at Murdered: Soul Suspect developer Airtight

14 employees have lost their jobs at developer Airtight Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Developer Brain In A Jar closes doors

Developer Brain In A Jar closes doors

Brain In a Jar is no more, founder and creative director Carl Dalton has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft has announced a new competition that will give UK games developers a chance to better show off their work through Windows app stores.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Watch Dogs dev explains 'hard' decision to delay

Watch Dogs dev explains 'hard' decision to delay

“When we got close to the end, we still could have shipped. That’s why it’s hard.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 1:18PM in News

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Layoffs at UK dev Eutechnyx

Layoffs at UK dev Eutechnyx

NASCAR and Ferrari Challenge developer Eutechnyx has been hit by a round of layoffs that has seen 12 employees lose their jobs.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 18th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
Bluepoint is developing Titanfall on Xbox 360

Bluepoint is developing Titanfall on Xbox 360

Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that it is not handling development duties for the current-gen version of Titanfall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Cave shutting down Western social media presence

Cave shutting down Western social media presence

The future looks bleak for cult Japanese studio Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Is Criterion, or Visceral, making the next Battlefield game?

Is Criterion, or Visceral, making the next Battlefield game?

DICE may no longer be the sole developer of EA’s Battlefield series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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Former Studio Liverpool devs form new dev Firesprite

Former Studio Liverpool devs form new dev Firesprite

Former Studio Liverpool and Wipeout developers have opened a new studio called Firesprite.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:37AM in News
UK studio Criterion reduced to 15 devs

UK studio Criterion reduced to 15 devs

Burnout developer Criterion has shrunk to a team of 15 developers as the majority of the studio works on Need for Speed: Rivals as Ghost UK.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 16th 2013 at 11:09AM in News
UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

One of Britain’s most successful games developers is celebrating an important milestone this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Hackers attempt Apple dev site breach

Hackers attempt Apple dev site breach

Apple’s developer centre is currently offline and a message warns visitors that an attempt was made to access secure personal information of registered developers.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 11:54AM in News

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Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Hasbro buys 70% stake in Paper Toss dev Backflip Studios

Transformers owner Hasbro has acquired a majority stake in mobile games dev Backflip Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
Ajay Chadha launches new dev/publishing business B27

Ajay Chadha launches new dev/publishing business B27

The co-founder of Ignition Entertainment has announced the formation of a new “interactive indie developer and publisher of mobile and tablet games”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Next Call of Duty to drop 'Modern Warfare' name, called Call of Duty: Ghosts

Next Call of Duty to drop 'Modern Warfare' name, called Call of Duty: Ghosts

Activision’s next Call of Duty will be called Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 3:57PM in News
Criterion opens doors to aspiring devs

Criterion opens doors to aspiring devs

Racing game studio Criterion is holding an open day for students eager to get a start in the game industry.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Mar 13th 2013 at 10:18AM in News

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Sony cuts ties with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale dev Superbot

Sony cuts ties with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale dev Superbot

Superbot Entertainment and Sony have gone their seperate ways following the release of PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale.

by Seth Tipps
on Feb 5th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

Eurocom, the British developer behind the latest James Bond game, has gone into administration.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 7th 2012 at 1:19PM in News
Spark Unlimited tipped for Onimusha revival

Spark Unlimited tipped for Onimusha revival

UK games magazine PSM3 has claimed that Spark Unlimited has been handed the task of resurrecting the Onimusha franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2012 at 3:06PM in News
Activision insists it IS publishing Black Ops: Declassified on Vita

Activision insists it IS publishing Black Ops: Declassified on Vita

It may sound like an obvious statement, but Activision has been forced to clarify that it is indeed the publisher of Vita shooter Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2012 at 3:57PM in News
UPDATED: Sony's Studio Liverpool closes its doors; Campus survives

UPDATED: Sony's Studio Liverpool closes its doors; Campus survives

One of the key studios from PlayStation’s rich history has today ceased operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 12:47PM in News
Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise

Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise

The UK developer behind this year’s Need for Speed: Most Wanted has revealed that EA has handed it complete control of the IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 8:59AM in News
Namco Bandai is developing new Super Smash Bros

Namco Bandai is developing new Super Smash Bros

Surprised by the 3DS XL news? Will get this – Nintendo isn’t developing the new Smash Bros. Namco Bandai is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 8:14AM in News
Nintendo offering "insane" incentives for digital Wii U publishers

Nintendo offering "insane" incentives for digital Wii U publishers

Nintendo will offer bigger revenue cuts on digital downloads for the Wii U than other gaming platform providers, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 20th 2012 at 12:52PM in News
Cave scraps Vita titles as COO resigns

Cave scraps Vita titles as COO resigns

Questions are being asked about the future of shmup specialist Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2012 at 10:46AM in News