Entries in 'Development' (76)

DayZ development team to double in size

DayZ development team to double in size

Departing creator Dean Hall says the team working on DayZ is to double.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 11:03AM in News
Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
GDC survey claims devs prefer PS4 over Xbox One and Wii U

GDC survey claims devs prefer PS4 over Xbox One and Wii U

More developers are looking to release games on the PS4 than any other home console, according to a GDC survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 18th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Sega breathes new life into Atlus as development brand returns

Sega breathes new life into Atlus as development brand returns

The Atlus brand has been resurrected by new owner Sega Sammy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 10:12AM in News

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Bleszinski: "I'll never make another disc-based game"

Bleszinski: "I'll never make another disc-based game"

"The whole 'old guard' where you get a Game Informer cover and an E3 reveal is dead."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Pitchford says Borderlands 3 is not currently in the works

Pitchford says Borderlands 3 is not currently in the works

Borderlands fans may be waiting a while for a fresh sequel, as Gearbox has stated that it is not currently working on a new entry in the series.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
No more patches for Batman: Arkham Origins as resources put into DLC

No more patches for Batman: Arkham Origins as resources put into DLC

Warner has told fans not to expect any further patches for Batman: Arkham Origins.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Titanfall delay about boosting FY 15 earnings, analyst claims

Titanfall delay about boosting FY 15 earnings, analyst claims

EA’s decision to delay the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall has got nothing to do with development polish, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 11:17AM in News

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Call of Duty shifts to three-year development cycle

Call of Duty shifts to three-year development cycle

A response to Ghosts’ luke-warm reviews and sales declines? Or a reaction to the increased development needs of next-gen?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
Ex-Blitz devs form new studio Lumo Developments

Ex-Blitz devs form new studio Lumo Developments

Former Blitz developers have formed a new microstudio in Leamington Spa called Lumo Developments.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 6th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
Just Cause dev warns of market's triple-A sickness

Just Cause dev warns of market's triple-A sickness

Christofer Sundberg, the creator of the Just Cause series, has said that triple-A game development has failed to evolve alongside technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News

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OPINION: The consequences of your love for Steam Early Access

OPINION: The consequences of your love for Steam Early Access

There was a time when finishing a game before you released it was considered a prerequisite.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
Capcom: Next-gen games require eight-to-ten times more development

Capcom: Next-gen games require eight-to-ten times more development

The amount of work needed to produce a PS4 or Xbox One game is vastly more than was seen with the previous-gen machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Doors close at 2K's Prague studio

Doors close at 2K's Prague studio

2K Czech is set to close its Prague studio and will lay off a number of staff, the publisher has confirmed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Next Level Games 'super happy' with Nintendo relationship

Next Level Games 'super happy' with Nintendo relationship

Luigi’s Mansion: 2 developer Next Level Games is more than happy pinning its flag to the Nintendo mast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 1:34PM in News

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Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Oculus VR is hiring game developers to work with John Carmack on the virtual reality headset manufacturer's internal development program.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 9th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
DICE puts expansion development on hold until Battlefield 4 is fixed

DICE puts expansion development on hold until Battlefield 4 is fixed

Development of DLC for Battlefield 4 has been stopped so the entire studio can focus on fixing the game’s problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 9:41AM in News
Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

The success of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has seen Square Enix easily beat its financial expectations for the six months ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 2:28PM in News
Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Controversial (if not infamous) manufacturing company Foxconn will try its hand at developing mobile games, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 9:25PM in News
Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Microsoft dismisses Xbox One OS concerns

Rumours doing the rounds about development difficulties with the Xbox One’s operating system are untrue, according to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 10:44AM in News
Debate erupts following Ryse crunch development tweet

Debate erupts following Ryse crunch development tweet

Crytek has risked the wrath of the development community after the Twitter account for Ryse: Son of Rome claimed the team had been crunching to ship the title in time ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 16th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
Ex-Rebellion and Guerrilla devs join City Interactive

Ex-Rebellion and Guerrilla devs join City Interactive

Sniper: Ghost Warrior creator City Interactive Games has hired two former developers from Rebellion and Guerrilla Games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 9th 2013 at 3:36PM in News
Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Making a next-gen console time takes four times the development resources than a current-gen game, Sony studio Guerrilla has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 1:57PM in News
Over 1,000 people made GTA V

Over 1,000 people made GTA V

Rockstar North has revealed a team of 1,000+ developers worked on Grand Theft Auto V.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 4th 2013 at 10:49AM in News