Entries in 'Development' (210)

Codemasters' Birmingham studio relocates

Codemasters' Birmingham studio relocates

British racing developer Codemasters has moved its Birmingham office to the middle of Digbeth’s Custard Factory Quarter.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 12th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

The head of Sony’s virtual reality development is leaving the platform holder’s London studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon has released its very own engine, Lumberyard, which is completely free of subscription and royalty fees.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

The developer of Five Nights at Freedys World has admitted that the game’s release was rushed and missed several key features.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 2:37PM in News

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Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

The latest Game Developers Conference State of the Industry Survey has revealed a spike in interest in virtual reality within the games development community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Dev accused of spying released from Iranian prison

Dev accused of spying released from Iranian prison

A developer jailed in Iran on charges of spying has been let free after four years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 18th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Flappy Bird creator returns with new game

Flappy Bird creator returns with new game

The studio behind one of mobile’s biggest viral hits has teased its next release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 13th 2016 at 2:55PM in News

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Japan's Agatsuma Entertainment closes down

Japan's Agatsuma Entertainment closes down

Reports have emerged that Agatsuma Entertainment has been closed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 16th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Apple TV game development revenue is struggling

Apple TV game development revenue is struggling

It seems that Apple TV isn’t proving as fruitful for developers as some may have hoped.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 9th 2015 at 4:21PM in News
Bethesda opens its own Montreal development studio

Bethesda opens its own Montreal development studio

Bethesda has opened a new development studio in Montreal, Quebec.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:25PM in News
Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

Nearly 2,000 app devs made $1m the last year

With the App Store and Google Play seemingly dominated by a handful of studios, many developers may believe there is little to no chance of generating significant revenue from the ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 5th 2015 at 3:42PM in News

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Attend Interface for free next month

Attend Interface for free next month

Indie devs are invited to attend next month’s Interface event – free of charge.

on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Reus developer Abbey Games on escaping the basement

Like many development studios, Holland-based Abbey Games was set up by a group of friends who shared a passion for video games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 28th 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Unity signs up for Interface

Unity signs up for Interface

Game engine giant Unity is backing next month’s Interface, signing up as a partner for the event.

on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:53AM in News
InXile to open New Orleans studio

InXile to open New Orleans studio

Wasteland 2 developer InXile Entertainment is opening a studio in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 4:08PM in News

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Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Stanley Parable's William Pugh opens new studio

Stanley Parable's William Pugh opens new studio

A new studio has been founded by one of the core members of the team behind acclaimed indie hit The Stanley Parable.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Halfbrick sacks its game designers

Halfbrick sacks its game designers

Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick has made its two designers Layton Hawkes and Ryan Langley redundant.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2015 at 4:04PM in News
Ninja Theory says Hellblade hasn't gone back to the drawing board

Ninja Theory says Hellblade hasn't gone back to the drawing board

Having seemingly claimed that it had scrapped much of its work on Hellblade and started over, developer Ninja Theory now insists that the game remains on track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 2:18PM in News
Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Mobile games giant Gree believes that establishing a new studio from scratch is more costly in the long run than acquiring them.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Virtual reality company Oculus is funding development of “about two dozen” virtual reality games via its Oculus Studios program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

The number of UK game studio closures fell by 30 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new research from TIGA.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Indiependence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers

Indiependence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers

A number of indie games developers intend to celebrate American Independence day tomorrow by not putting their games on sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 2:01PM in News
Molyneux wants fellow developers to test his next game

Molyneux wants fellow developers to test his next game

Famed developer Peter Molyneux is calling on his peers to test his next game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 12:01PM in News