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Improbable and Jagex to bring SpatialOS to future game projects

Hot off the back of securing $500m of investment from Softbank, UK developer Improbable has just secured its most high profile partner yet in the form of Jagex. The two UK companies have today announced a technology partnership that will see the Runescape developer use Improbable’s SpatialOS tech in a …

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Jagex reports another record financial performance

Runescape developer Jagex has reported record revenues for the second successive year. The company generated 74.4m in the year ending December 31st, beating the then record-breaking 57.9m total from the year before by some 28 per cent. Profits grew 21.5 per cent at 28.8m. Jagex has also announced a rebrand, …

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Talking heads: RuneScape comes to Alexa

We’ve seen plenty of surprise partnerships in the games industry over the years. Valve teamed up with phone maker HTC to create Vive, for example, and even the once staunchest of platform rivals, Nintendo and Sega, are now working side by side – except during the Olympics, of course.  But …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Mansell steps up at Jagex

Jagex has a new COO and acting CEO, while Mark Oxenham joins Good Catch. Mansell steps up at Jagex Phil Mansell has been promoted to chief operating officer and acting chief executive officer at Jagex. Previously vice president of the studio, Mansell takes on the role following the departure of …

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Jagex brings RuneScape to Amazon Echo

Jagex has announced it’s bringing the RuneScape series to Amazon’s Alexa Engine. Entitled RuneScape Quests: One Piercing Note, Jagex describes the exclusive audio-based adaptation of the studio’s flagship MMORPG as an interactive murder mystery audio adventure game that lets players progress through the story via voice commands. The title has …

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