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Could 2016 be Deep Silver’s biggest year yet?

In the last five years, Deep Silver has elevated itself into the publishing big leagues. 2011’s zombie smash hit Dead Island put the company on the map worldwide. Then two years later, the company made a number of high-profile IP acquisitions from a bankrupt THQ. Deep Silver managed to get …

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Sumo Digital takes charge of Dead Island 2

UK studio Sumo Digital has been handed the task of developing Deep Silver’s Dead Island 2, MCV can reveal. The horror shooter was first announced at E3 2014 during PlayStation’s press conference, and was being developed by Spec Ops: The Line creators Yager. However, publisher Deep Silver terminated its relationship …

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Crytek UK wasn’t paying wages and had lost a third of staff prior to Deep Silver buyout

The extent of the troubles that had embroiled the studio formerly known as Free Radical has been revealed. Speaking to The Guardian, Dambuster Studios studio head Hasit Zala revealed that things had gotten pretty dark for the Homefront: The Revolution developer by the summer of 2014. Crytek ran into financial …

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Goat Simulator: The Bundle getting physical release on Xbox One

The surprise phenomenon that is Goat Simulator is to receive a boxed console release. Goat Simulator: The Bundle will be released on Xbox One on March 4th. Included in the box is the original title and its two expansions, GoatZ and MMO Simulator. All three games are utterly ridiculous, of …

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Release date confirmed for Homefront: The Revolution

Yes, the rumours were correct. Deep Silver has announced that Homefront: The Revolution will be released on PS4, Xbox One and PC in the UK on May 20th. It will arrive in the US on May 17th. A couple of retail ‘leaks’ had already appeared to have pointed to a …

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Retailers list Homefront: The Revolution for May

May is looking increasingly likely to be the month that the delayed sequel to 2011 shooter Homefront is finally released. Xbox Achievements caught wind of a reservation card for the game being sold by US retailer Target. That had a release date of May 17th 2016 printed on it. Now …

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‘There’s a reason we’re not calling it Homefront 2’

Homefront is dead; long live Homefront. The 2011 shooter came to market with lofty aspirations, positioned from the off as THQ’s attempt to steal a slice of the market dominated by Battlefield and Call of Duty. It tried to present a more grounded narrative, centred on resistance fighters in a …

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Koch Media on Kickstarter, indie retail and offering the best of both worlds

Craig McNicol, Northern Europe MD, and Paul Nicholls, sales and marketing director for Northern Europe, discuss Koch Media’s big changes during the last year, reveal the benefits of being both a publisher and distributor, and detail its brand new Superindie offering for smaller retailers What have Koch Media’s headline achievements …

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