Entries in 'innovation' (14)

Innovation threatened by increasing dev costs, Raymond claims

Innovation threatened by increasing dev costs, Raymond claims

Rising development costs will eventually stifle innovation in games, says the head of Ubisoft Toronto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Blackberry accuses Apple of lacking innovation

Blackberry accuses Apple of lacking innovation

BlackBerry 10 is about to debut in Australia, and BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins – a man seemingly exhilarated from the Z10 release – has spoke to the Australian Financial Review ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Mar 18th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
IHS Screen Digest questions Wii U potential as US launch nears

IHS Screen Digest questions Wii U potential as US launch nears

The Wii U arrives in the US this weekend, but one leading analyst has claimed Nintendo will need to up its game if it wants the new console to replicate ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 2:24PM in News
DICE defends EA's track record of innovation

DICE defends EA's track record of innovation

The perception that EA does little more than pump out mass-market sequels is unjust, owned studio DICE has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 11:17AM in News

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'Bored gamers need fresh ideas'

'Bored gamers need fresh ideas'

The current downturn in the sales of boxed games has been caused by boring content and no innovation.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2012 at 9:51AM in News
Ubisoft bemoans critical response to innovation

Ubisoft bemoans critical response to innovation

“As much as [reviewers] claim they want innovation, they don't.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 2:27PM in News
ANALYSIS: (On)Live and Kicking

ANALYSIS: (On)Live and Kicking

Pundits will have you believe the next generation of games hardware won’t arrive until 2013 or later. However last week, at 12.01am on September 22nd, a fifth home gaming format ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 3:48PM in News
EA: Innovation is more important than ever

EA: Innovation is more important than ever

Electronic Arts may be focusing more and more resources on fewer and fewer super-brands, but it insists it is equally committed to creating new franchises and working with pioneering studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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3DS sparks industry creativity

3DS sparks industry creativity

The UK games industry has been getting creative ahead of next week’s 3DS launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 3:52PM in News
Cousens issues pre-owned warning

Cousens issues pre-owned warning

Publishers must find a way to monetize sales of pre-owned software if developers are to maintain their ability to expand the potential of games – that’s the warning of Codemasters ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 6:30PM in News
Sony: It’s our role to innovate

Sony: It’s our role to innovate

Platform holders are obligated to produce cutting edge, commercially risky games, Sony has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 9:30AM in News
3DS could spark “new cycle of innovation”

3DS could spark “new cycle of innovation”

A leading analyst has predicted that Nintendo’s 3DS can help usher in a new era of 3D gaming in a way that the expensive options being prepared by the likes ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 3:33PM in News

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Kotick: Gamers happy with sequels

Kotick: Gamers happy with sequels

Bobby Kotick, the boss of the world’s largest games publisher Activision Blizzard, has stated that the hunger for new ideas and IP in gaming is true of just a tiny ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 3:48PM in News
Miyamoto picks up Economist award

Miyamoto picks up Economist award

Shigeru Miyamoto, director and general manager of Nintendo, was last night awarded The Economist’s Innovation Award for Consumer Goods

The ceremony took place at the Science Museum in London. The ...

by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 19th 2007 at 11:13AM in News