Entries in 'Development' (273)

Watch Dogs being developed first for PC and next-gen

Watch Dogs being developed first for PC and next-gen

Ubisoft’s impressive looking Watch Dogs is, as suspected, being developed primarily as a PC title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 12:22PM in News
Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that every single one of its owned studios is working on PS4 software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Outside of the giant PS4 news this week, Mortal Kombat gets an AU release date, Synthesis opens in Singapore and PAX helps out indie developers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 5:28AM in News
"Aliens: Colonial Marines is essentially TimeGate's game"

"Aliens: Colonial Marines is essentially TimeGate's game"

Quite why developers are scrapping to take credit for Aliens: Colonial Marines is a bit of a mystery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 3:53PM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

There are stirrings about the newly implemented R18+ rating this week, with the first titles to merit the new age rating being classified.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 25th 2013 at 4:28AM in News
Double Fine: We're unafraid of open development after Kickstarter

Double Fine: We're unafraid of open development after Kickstarter

Double Fine’s memorable Kickstarter campaign has taught studio founder Tim Schafer that there’s nothing to fear in being open with the development of a game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 21st 2012 at 7:45AM in News
Bohemia postpones Arma 3

Bohemia postpones Arma 3

Arma 3 has been officially postponed until 2013 by developer Bohemia Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2012 at 2:45PM in News

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UK games development tax breaks detailed

UK games development tax breaks detailed

The UK government has unveiled details of the cultural test for video games tax relief in its draft legislation released today.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 11th 2012 at 1:05PM in News
Guitar Hero 7 was in development, dubbed as a "disaster"

Guitar Hero 7 was in development, dubbed as a "disaster"

The once all-powerful Guitar Hero brand was killed in 2011. But a new report claims that development of a new game in the series was well underway by that point.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 10:59AM in News
#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

Hundreds of women game designers have spoken out on Twitter about rampant sexism in the game industry as the reason why there are so few female developers in the sector.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 27th 2012 at 12:22PM in News
Axed Skullgirls team form new studio to carry on game's development

Axed Skullgirls team form new studio to carry on game's development

The developers behind Skullgirls have been laid off from their positions at Reverge Labs, only to reform as a new studio in effort to continue work on the downloadable fighting ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 7:35AM in News

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Disney details 'Old Tricks for New Dogs'

Disney details 'Old Tricks for New Dogs'

Speaking on stage at yesterday's London Games conference, Disney's commercial director Matt Carroll  delivered a guide for developers looking to ape the entertainment giant's success with apps and social gaming.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 10:56AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

NineMSN is getting into gaming a dedicated gaming channel and future plans to e-tail, while Call of Duty goes large and Aussie devs get a federal gaming fund.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 16th 2012 at 3:56AM in News
As few as five devs remain at Silicon Knights, report claims

As few as five devs remain at Silicon Knights, report claims

A damning new report into the work practices at developer Silicon Knights has claimed that as few as five staff remain at the studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2012 at 3:15PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

GCAP happened this week with some big news, while it appears Video Ezy might be grey importing games and Mindscape scores Tecmo.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 26th 2012 at 6:42AM in News

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Resident Evil 6 devs on the price of mass-market appeal

Resident Evil 6 devs on the price of mass-market appeal

Few games have proved as divisive as Resident Evil 6 but the team behind the game has tried to explain the reason behind its design decisions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 9:23AM in News
EA's David Rutter on keeping FIFA great... and his love for Fluid Football and New Star Soccer

EA's David Rutter on keeping FIFA great... and his love for Fluid Football and New Star Soccer

There was a time when FIFA wasn’t the unstoppable juggernaut that it is today.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 20th 2012 at 11:42AM 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
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, EB Games passes 1 million reward scheme members, BigWorld gets purchased and a Police Commissioner blames games for violence.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 10th 2012 at 7:02AM in News
Amazon reveals game development team, releases first title

Amazon reveals game development team, releases first title

Amazon has announced its entry into the game development space.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2012 at 8:15AM in News
VIDEO: The best games recruitment ad ever

VIDEO: The best games recruitment ad ever

San Francisco based browser game developer Kixeye is in for a good day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2012 at 9:58AM in News
Australia's largest dev formed via Firemint and Iron Monkey merger

Australia's largest dev formed via Firemint and Iron Monkey merger

EA has announced today that it is bringing Melbourne's two much-celebrated mobile developers, Iron Monkey and Firemint, together.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 25th 2012 at 9:08AM in News
Violence against women controversy has altered God of War development

Violence against women controversy has altered God of War development

It’s been one of the hottest subjects in games media in recent weeks, and now the direct consequences of the violence against women debate are being felt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week down under, MCV speaks to THQ about marketing Darksiders II, developers respond to Ouya and we interview Peter Molyneux.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 20th 2012 at 7:55AM in News