Entries in 'Development' (273)

Australian developed war journalism game 'Warco' unveiled

Australian developed war journalism game 'Warco' unveiled

ManiatyMedia, Arenamedia and Defiant Development today announced their new war journalism action game Warco with an intense proof of concept video.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 6th 2011 at 3:41AM in News
Team Bondi goes into administration

Team Bondi goes into administration

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is reporting that Team Bondi has entered administration after a notification of discharge on 26th August.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 1st 2011 at 8:11AM in News
SEGA confirms interest in acquiring THQ talent

SEGA confirms interest in acquiring THQ talent

With THQ Studio Australia in Brisbane is closing its doors, SEGA Studios Australia is now looking at avenues for providing opportunities for former THQ staff.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 10th 2011 at 4:08AM in News
THQ closes two Australian studios, loses 200 staff

THQ closes two Australian studios, loses 200 staff

THQ has shut the doors to two of its Australian studios this week, as well as a development team in Phoenix totalling 200 employees gone.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 10th 2011 at 2:21AM in News

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Euclideon responds to Unlimited Detail reception

Euclideon responds to Unlimited Detail reception

After releasing its video detailing progress on Unlimited Detail, Brisbane studio Euclideon talks to MCV about the variety of reactions from people.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 8th 2011 at 6:54AM in News
QLD developers face challenge of creating new IP

QLD developers face challenge of creating new IP

Mark Fludder from the Information Industries Bureau continues his discussion with MCV Pacific on the current state of Queensland development.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 8:59AM in News
EA Sports hiring for new Austin studio

EA Sports hiring for new Austin studio

EA Sports has announced it will open a new studio in Austin, Texas that will create around 300 jobs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 19th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
Devs reveal LA Noire grind

Devs reveal LA Noire grind

The boss of Australian group Team Bondi “screamed at staff in the middle of the office” during the “brutal” development of LA Noire, according to an explosive depiction of life ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 3:29PM in News

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Square Enix: Japanese decline is 'almost humiliating'

Square Enix: Japanese decline is 'almost humiliating'

Despite grabbing lots of the E3 headlines with its impressive showing of the new Tomb Raider game, a senior Square Enix exec has said that this year's show has painted ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Develop 100 arrives – read it online

Who makes the best games in the world?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 11:09AM in News
Sony cuts dev spend on PS4

Sony cuts dev spend on PS4

Sony will spend less developing its next home console than it did with the PS3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 27th 2011 at 12:37PM in News
Iwata: Nintendo must look westwards

Iwata: Nintendo must look westwards

It's one of the most prevalent trends of the current generation, and speaking to investors even the president of the world's most powerful gaming firm has admitted that Nintendo must ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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Rockstar working on Wii 2 title?

Rockstar working on Wii 2 title?

Rockstar Games is the latest firm to commit to developing on the unconfirmed Wii 2 console, according to rumours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2011 at 12:17PM in News
Platinum 'deeply saddened' by Japanese decline

Platinum 'deeply saddened' by Japanese decline

PlatinumGames has published an open letter that expresses its 'deep sadness' at the current state of the global games industry.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 12:56PM in News
Ignition: Japanese market is shrinking

Ignition: Japanese market is shrinking

Ignition Entertainment believes the market for games that specifically target Japanese consumers is diminishing.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 28th 2011 at 12:31PM in News
Metacritic introduces individual dev ratings

Metacritic introduces individual dev ratings

Review score aggregator Metacritic has begun profiling individual games industry professionals.
 
Individual listings of studio heads, project leads and game designers currently show a basic outline of their career ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2011 at 12:29PM in News

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Devs up £7m thanks to Budget

Devs up £7m thanks to Budget

After the UK Government announced it would raise R&D tax credits by 200 per cent in today's Budget, games industry trade body Tiga has claimed the 'decisive victory' could be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 4:01PM in News
Real Racing 2 – the $2m iPhone game

Real Racing 2 – the $2m iPhone game

Australian smartphone game developer Firemint invested $2 million in building its high-end mobile game Real Racing 2, the studio has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 8:14AM in News
Insomniac: Core audience isn't expanding

Insomniac: Core audience isn't expanding

One of the most successful console developers of our generation has warned that the traditional core games audience as we know it "isn’t really expanding much".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 3:55PM in News
13 countries enter Computec contest

13 countries enter Computec contest

Studios for 13 countries around the world have already entered Computec’s Make The Game competition.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 17th 2011 at 12:24PM in News
Dev budgets have 'tripled' on 3DS and NGP

Dev budgets have 'tripled' on 3DS and NGP

The arrival of two new handheld platforms will bring high-end mobile technologies to the market, but also a significant increase in project budgets, according to developers working in the field.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 3:06PM in News
Mirror's Edge 2 'on hold'

Mirror's Edge 2 'on hold'

Hopes of a sequel to 2008 first person platform outing Mirror's Edge appear to have diminished with word from EA-owned developer DICE that the project has been put on hold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 10:55AM in News
NGP games getting simultaneous retail/digital release

NGP games getting simultaneous retail/digital release

Sony will release games for its NGP handheld simultaneously at both retail and on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 1:52PM in News
Birmingham City Uni runs dev 'finishing schools'

Birmingham City Uni runs dev 'finishing schools'

Birmingham City University is to run several Gamer Camp 'finishing school' courses at its NTI Birmingham city-centre development facility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 1:01PM in News
Computec launches browser game contest

Computec launches browser game contest

Computec Media is giving games developers the chance to establish themselves on the browser gaming scene.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 26th 2011 at 4:25PM in News