Entries in 'Development' (273)

Sledgehammer's Glen Schofield to deliver keynote at NGDC 2012

Sledgehammer's Glen Schofield to deliver keynote at NGDC 2012

NASSCOM today announced that Glen Schofield, co-founder and CEO of Sledgehammer Games, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2012.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 12:36PM 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
NeverSoft enlisted in Call of Duty development

NeverSoft enlisted in Call of Duty development

The studio behind Tony Hawk’s has been enlisted by owner Activision to aid development of Call of Duty franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2012 at 10:53AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week down under, more evidence of GAME Australia struggling comes up as it approaches its deadline to attract a buyer by next week:

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 15th 2012 at 7:38AM in News

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E3 2012: Zelda for Wii U in R&D stage

E3 2012: Zelda for Wii U in R&D stage

A Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda is currently in the research and development phase at Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2012 at 11:24AM in News
INTERVIEW: President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida PART 1

INTERVIEW: President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida PART 1

MCV recently got the opportunity to sit down with Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Worldwide Studios, to talk about the brand at E3.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 7th 2012 at 5:28AM in News
Bollywood and cricket come together in FKS Cricket Drive

Bollywood and cricket come together in FKS Cricket Drive

Hyderabad-based game developer/publisher Gameshastra today announced FKS Cricket Drive, a game that seemingly brings together two of India’s favourite pastimes – cricket and Bollywood.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 29th 2012 at 3:38PM in News
Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Publishing powerhouse Activision is set to establish a brand new mobile-focused studio in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:44AM in News

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Deep Silver says Dead Island 2 not in production

Deep Silver says Dead Island 2 not in production

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager is not currently working on Dead Island 2, publisher Deep Silver has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2012 at 11:07AM in News
Square Enix GDCI 2012 Roadshow heads to Bangalore today

Square Enix GDCI 2012 Roadshow heads to Bangalore today

Square Enix has taken the Game Development Contest India 2012 on the road.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 11th 2012 at 7:48AM in News
Version2Games management sets up The Awesome Game Studio

Version2Games management sets up The Awesome Game Studio

The management team at Version2Games, including its president Rajat Ojha, has left the company to form The Awesome Game Studio.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 10th 2012 at 6:37AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2012 at 11:23AM in News

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Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Consumers who were left disappointed by the apparent news of the cancellation of Bayonetta 2 have been thrown a lifeline by the first game’s creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 11:09AM in News
Square Enix targets India with game development focus

Square Enix targets India with game development focus

Japanese publisher Square Enix has announced long term plans for India with a primary focus on game development on mobile and social platforms.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 1st 2012 at 9:45AM in News
Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Valve has remained silent about the Half-Life 3 project due to significant unexpected occurrences during the game’s development, the company’s managing director Gabe Newell has explained.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Bethesda confirms Prey 2 is still alive

Bethesda confirms Prey 2 is still alive

Prey 2 remains in development, publisher Bethesda has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 3:08PM in News

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Familiar names plot Indian games push

Familiar names plot Indian games push

The games industry’s biggest names are currently plotting a path into one of the fastest growing regions in the world of modern gaming.

on Apr 16th 2012 at 9:34AM in News
Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

The Indian games industry is expected to grow by 38 per cent to Rs 18 billion ($359m) in 2012 and to a staggering Rs 46 billion ($917m) by 2016.

on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Wrap-Up

The FIFA Interactive World Cup Qualifiers took place this week, the ACT begins work implementing the R18+ rating and more.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 30th 2012 at 4:08AM in News
Forget triple-A - Microsoft gunning for quadruple-A experiences

Forget triple-A - Microsoft gunning for quadruple-A experiences

The days of the triple-A blockbuster are over, for today the games industry worships a new goal – the quadruple-A title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2012 at 3:07PM in News
Den Magiske Festivalen

Ten Norwegian games receive government funding

The Norwegian Film Institute recently announced the funding of ten new Norwegian games. A total amount of 750.000 euro has been distributed among ten different developers.

Jon Cato
by Jon Cato
on Mar 9th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
Hansoft

Hansoft to offer start-up license

Hansoft has announced that a start-up license for up to nine users is now available at no cost, making it possible for small teams to get access to project management ...

Vic Bassey
by Vic Bassey
on Mar 8th 2012 at 5:50PM in News
Dark Nebula

Free Lunch design acquires Dark Nebula

The popular series of iOS games, Dark Nebula, has been acquired by Gothenburg-based outfit Free Lunch Design.

Mats Nylund
by Mats Nylund
on Mar 8th 2012 at 5:45PM in News
Dataspelsgalan Folkets Val

Swedish gaming award's people's choice voting still open

Dataspelsgalan 2012 has been delayed until late March/early April, but the voting for the people’s choice award is still open.

Mats Nylund
by Mats Nylund
on Mar 7th 2012 at 5:30PM in News
Paradox new lineup

Paradox announces three new games at GDC

Paradox Interactive, Sweden's most indie-friendly big publisher, today announced three new games for its 2012 lineup, one of which is created by Magicka developer, Arrowhead.

Mats Nylund
by Mats Nylund
on Mar 7th 2012 at 1:55PM in News