Tag Archives: development

Bethesda is working on a ‘bleeding-edge triple-A freemium game’

The terms ‘triple-A’ and ‘freemium’ still don’t often go hand-in-hand, but it looks like that’s a route Bethesda is intent on exploring. IGN reports that a job listing for Bethesda’s Montreal studio is advertising for a game performance manager… to join the team that is pushing the bleeding-edge AAA freemium …

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IO Interactive confirms layoffs

Hitman developer Io Interactive has confirmed an unspecified number of job losses. The news follows hot on the heels of the shock announcement that owner Square Enix is looking to sell the Danish studio. "Today at Io, we had to make some changes to our studio, which will allow us …

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Ubisoft opens two new European studios

Publisher Ubisoft has announced the opening of two new triple-A development studios is Berlin and Bordeaux. They will between them create around 100 new jobs within the first year, with both studios assisting in developing new triple-A games for some of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises”. Ubisoft is no stranger to having …

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BioWare defends developer from online abuse

One member of BioWare’s development team has found themselves the centre of a new online abuse campaign. A notorious right wing blog published a piece claiming that Allie Rose-Marie Leost – yes, of course it’s a woman who has been targeted – was solely responsible for the much criticised animations …

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Hello Games announces Hello Labs to support indie game projects

No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games has announced a new program designed to help fund and support indie projects from other studios. VentureBeat reports that Hello Labs will focus on procedurally generated titles – a method it employed to create the huge galaxy that featured in No Man’s Sky. For …

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