The latest issue of Develop has been mailed to subscribers and is now available to download for free.
NaturalMotion’s move into full games development via new American Football game Backbreaker is the cover story, with CEO Torsten Reil talking us through the studio’s plans for its ambitious new strategy.
We’ve also got an in-depth examination into the process behind licensing a third-party games engine – or choosing to build your own – plus news on the expansion of Foundation 9 Entertainment into Europe and its plans for future growth.
Elsewhere, our opinion pieces look at violent games, more mergers and acquisitions in the games industry – plus an argument that designers should take QA more seriously.
We’ve also got a special look at EA’s Graduate Recruitment strategy.
The issue can be downloaded here for free by registered members of developmag.com (registration is free).