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Ex-Ensemble devs form Robot Entertainment

Ensemble Studios co-founder Tony Goodman and several colleagues have formed a new development house named Robot Entertainment. MCV’s sister site Develop has the full story right here.

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Online dev mag arrives from Intel

Leading component and software vendor Intel has launched a brand new digital magazine targeting the games development sector. Entitled Intel Visual Adrenaline, the mag is free to those who sign up to the Intel Software Dispatch news service. The digital publication covers the use of multi-threading and code optimisation in …

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25 devs laid off at Gearbox

Gearbox Software has laid off up to 25 of its staff as part of a strategy shift at the studio, according to reports on the web published over the weekend. Originally, sources reported that the redundancies came as production on Sega’s Aliens: Colonial Marines was halted, but studio head Randy …

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Only 4% of games make a profit

California based research company Electronic Entertainment Design and Research has claimed that only four per cent of titles that make it to market go on to make a profit. Speaking to Forbes Geoffrey Zatkin, president of the 20-man sales data firm, divulged a number of interesting facts relating to a …

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