Entries in 'ip' (138)

Classic brands find new life in Kickstarter

Classic brands find new life in Kickstarter

Publishers may be investing millions in rebooting franchises such as Tomb Raider and Devil May Cry, but UK developers have found a more cost-effective route to market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 ditches brand, adopts brand new IP

Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 ditches brand, adopts brand new IP

The long wait for Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 looks like it will be an eternal one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2012 at 3:59PM in News
Remember Me bidding war proves new IP matters

Remember Me bidding war proves new IP matters

Capcom had to fend off ‘high profile publishers’ to sign Remember Me, the firm told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 24th 2012 at 12:29PM in News
Pitchford: 'New IP can launch at any time'

Pitchford: 'New IP can launch at any time'

Borderlands 2 developer Randy Pitchford wants to see more new IP released – despite the age of the current consoles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2012 at 2:27PM in News

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Battlefield Premium sells 800k; EA wants model for other brands

Battlefield Premium sells 800k; EA wants model for other brands

EA has confirmed that its paid-for multiplayer Battlefield 3 expansion Battlefield Premium has sold 800,000 subscriptions in its first two weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 9:14AM in News
Sony's Resistance crumbles as IP seemingly comes to an end

Sony's Resistance crumbles as IP seemingly comes to an end

It seems as if time may have been called on the Resistance series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2012 at 9:12AM in News
Dragon's Dogma 2 in the works as IP becomes "major franchise"

Dragon's Dogma 2 in the works as IP becomes "major franchise"

Capcom believes it has found itself another major IP in the form of Dragon’s Dogma.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 10:39AM in News
Nintendo acquires Fatal Frame publishing rights - Report

Nintendo acquires Fatal Frame publishing rights - Report

A report has claimed Nintendo has now acquired co-ownership status of Tecmo Koei's horror IP Fatal Frame.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2012 at 10:14AM in News

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Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Gamers play Command & Conquer titles for 10.4 hours per week on average – almost an hour more than the typical game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 21st 2012 at 11:45AM in News
Yahoo sues Facebook claiming 10 patent breaches

Yahoo sues Facebook claiming 10 patent breaches

Internet search and services firm Yahoo is suing social networking king Facebook, accusing it of ten patent breaches.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2012 at 11:12AM in News
Uncharted 4... for iPhone and iPad?

Uncharted 4... for iPhone and iPad?

Platform holders traditionally rule their domains with an iron fist. But the market is changing. These are challenging times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2012 at 10:22AM in News

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Miyamoto: Nintendo needs new big hit

Miyamoto: Nintendo needs new big hit

Development legend and current Nintendo senior MD Shigeru Miyamoto has said that finding a new, big-hitting IP is the “solution” to Nintendo’s current financial troubles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 2:18PM in News
Microsoft emphasises new IP quality, not quantity

Microsoft emphasises new IP quality, not quantity

With its 2012 release state still mostly under wraps, Microsoft has said that it is focusing on the quality of possible new IPs as opposed to the quantity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 10:38AM in News
11 publishers accused of pursuing torrenting settlements

11 publishers accused of pursuing torrenting settlements

The names of nine publishers have been released in conjunction with claims that a fresh spate of anti-piracy lawsuits has emerged across Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2012 at 2:26PM in News
Just Dance IP grooves its way to 25m sales

Just Dance IP grooves its way to 25m sales

Ubisoft’s powerhouse Just Dance series has now reached the 25m global unit sales barrier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:24AM in News

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Yu Suzuki could acquire Shenmue license from Sega

Yu Suzuki could acquire Shenmue license from Sega

Yu Suzuki has hinted at a possible move to acquire the rights to the Shenmue franchise from Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 3:52PM in News
Atari justifies iOS legal action

Atari justifies iOS legal action

Longstanding publisher Atari has effectively confirmed that it has taken action to block iOS games that apparently infringe on copyright.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 11:01AM in News
Ubi: Digital is home for new IP

Ubi: Digital is home for new IP

Forget competing with big boxed blockbusters at retail – Ubisoft says the best way to release new IP is through digital platforms.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Gears of War 3 sells 3m copies in week one

Gears of War 3 sells 3m copies in week one

Microsoft has confirmed that Gears of War 3 sold 3m units in its first week on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
Western publishers looking beyond IP

Western publishers looking beyond IP

The value of IP is already very well understood, but one firm has claimed that games publishers in the West are slowly catching up with their Eastern counterparts by taking ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 10:49AM in News
Life in fast lane beckons for Ubisoft

Life in fast lane beckons for Ubisoft

A new Driver finally makes it to store shelves today – five years after Ubisoft spent $24m buying the brand and its studio. But it’s just the first step in Ubisoft’s ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 8:29AM in News
PopCap likely to work with existing EA IP

PopCap likely to work with existing EA IP

Speaking at GDC Europe PopCap's director of online business Bart Barden has said the casual gaming company may look to work with EA's established IP in the wake of the ...

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Aug 16th 2011 at 3:33PM in News
Team Bondi IP and assets "up for sale"

Team Bondi IP and assets "up for sale"

Game IP and other remaining assets owned by Sydney studio Team Bondi has been sold off, a source close to the matter has told Develop.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Aug 9th 2011 at 3:58PM in News
THQ reports disappointing Q1, abandons Red Faction

THQ reports disappointing Q1, abandons Red Faction

Just a year ago Red Faction was being touted as THQ’s golden child. It had a TV series on SyFy, it had a brand new game that hoped to build ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 10:37AM in News