Entries in 'open' (42)

Square Enix's Collective program now open to developers

Square Enix's Collective program now open to developers

Publisher Square Enix has opened its new game-pitching Collective program to all developers after completing its pilot phase.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 4th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
Hearthstone open beta is live in Europe

Hearthstone open beta is live in Europe

Blizzard’s card battler Hearthstone has entered live beta in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 12:34PM in News
Gamescom registration opens

Gamescom registration opens

Registration for this year’s Gamescom is now open.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 1:04PM in News
All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News

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2013 MCV Pacific Awards - nominations now open

2013 MCV Pacific Awards - nominations now open

On 9th May this year, the industry will be gathering in Sydney for the MCV Pacific Awards, and you get to decide who's worthy.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 11th 2013 at 10:43AM 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
Hawken open beta dated

Hawken open beta dated

Meteor Entertainment’s free to play mech title Hawken will enter open beta on December 12th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 1:45PM in News
Kickstarter UK is go

Kickstarter UK is go

Kickstarter, the most popular vehicle for crowdfunding games development projects, is now available in the UK.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Oct 31st 2012 at 4:09PM in News

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GamesAid 2012 charity voting now open

GamesAid 2012 charity voting now open

The UK video games industry charity GamesAid has named the 14 charitable organisations in the running for GamesAid support in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2012 at 8:32AM in News
India games chain to open 150 stores

India games chain to open 150 stores

An Indian games retailer hopes to have over 150 outlets in operation by 2015.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
Blaze unveils new handheld GameGadget

Blaze unveils new handheld GameGadget

If market success were achieved through ambition and self-belief, then Blaze’s new machine is a guaranteed winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2011 at 2:44PM in News

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Google+ now available to all

Google+ now available to all

Google has opened up the internet giant's social platform Google+ to the open public after three months of 'field trial' testing.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 21st 2011 at 10:36AM in News
Hawkins blames software licensing for creativity decline

Hawkins blames software licensing for creativity decline

Long-term industry face and EA founder Trip Hawkins has revisited the two-decade old debate about platform holder software licensing, blaming it for the death of creativity in the modern market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2011 at 12:49PM in News
A Game calls for open distribution

A Game calls for open distribution

A Game Distribution is a big supporter of the open distribution model, which allows multiple firms to distribute the same product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2011 at 12:56PM in News
Dave Perry quietly launches Gaikai

Dave Perry quietly launches Gaikai

Notable developer Dave Perry has announced that Gaikai entered open beta on Sunday.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 17th 2010 at 10:09AM in News

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EA hopes MOH beta quiets concerns

EA hopes MOH beta quiets concerns

Publisher EA has confirmed a release date for the open PC beta of Medal of Honor – and added that it hopes the release will help calm some of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 12:35PM in News
FIFA Online moves into open beta

FIFA Online moves into open beta

EA’s FIFA Online, a free-to-play version of its globally popular football series, has entered an open beta phase and is inviting players to sign up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2010 at 12:24PM in News
Best Buy brings UK debut forward

Best Buy brings UK debut forward

Best Buy has advanced its launch date, and will officially open on April 30th, instead of the planned date in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 2:33PM in News
ORG plans Digital Economy Bill protest

ORG plans Digital Economy Bill protest

The Open Rights Group has announced that it is to organise a public protest in response to the Lords’ passing of the Digital Economy Bill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Registration opens for Develop 2010

Registration opens for Develop 2010

The 2010 Develop Conference and expo has opened registration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 10:30AM in News
ORG rubbishes Government assurances

ORG rubbishes Government assurances

The Government’s apparent backing down over plans to cut off the internet connection of those found guilty of file-sharing copyrighted material has been dismissed by campaign body Open Rights Groups.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 2:34PM in News
EA reveals FIFA Online

EA reveals FIFA Online

The lid has been lifted on the latest online venture from publisher EA, and this time it’s the lucrative FIFA franchise that’s getting the mass-audience treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 10:22AM in News
Left 4 Dead 2 open to Silver XBL members

Left 4 Dead 2 open to Silver XBL members

Microsoft has confirmed that Silver members of Xbox Live will be granted access to the multiplayer features of EA’s Left 4 Dead 2 next weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2010 at 3:44PM in News
Nintendo loses Flash card lawsuit

Nintendo loses Flash card lawsuit

In a blow to its ongoing battle against video game piracy, platform holder Nintendo has lost a lawsuit against a manufacturer of a DS Flash card.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2009 at 11:55AM in News