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Deep Silver: We released Homefront: The Revolution too early

The publisher of Homefront: The Revolution, Deep Silver, has said that it should have waited to release the shooter. Speaking to MCV, the firm admitted that the title was ‘less of a success’ than it had hoped, and said that it had learnt a lot from Homefront’s release. The shooter …

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Koch Media UK office to head up Deep Silver publishing

Koch Media has made some big changes in itsGerman and UK offices. The UK branch will now be looking after Deep Silver original IP, while its Munich site is taking charge of partner products and titles from Ravenscourt. UK sales and marketing director Paul Nicholls (pictured) has been promoted to …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer

Drake joins from the European Commission,Pocket Gamer appoints editor andKoch Media promotes UK PR manager. UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer The UK games industry trade body just hired Marianna Drake as policy and public affairs officer. She is a newcomer to the industry, joining from the European Commission …

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 delayed to April 2017

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 has been delayed to April 4th 2017 to allow for extra polishing and optimisation. The game was originally set to launch this year, but was delayed to January 27th 2017 just a few months back. This second delay pushes the game back even further, with the …

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Dambuster vows to improve Homefront: The Revolution’s performance

Developer Dambuster has vowed to improve the technical performance of new release Homefront: The Revolution. The game has been criticised for a number of bugs and, on PS4 in particular, a sluggish framerate. It currently has a 53 per cent rating on Metacritic. It has been a long road for …

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The Big Game – Homefront: The Revolution

As a franchise, Homefront tells a pretty bleak story – and I’m not referring to the series’ narrative of the USA being invaded by Korea. The first Homefront, a hugely ambitious release for THQ, launched to mediocre reviews (70 on Metacritic) in March 2011 and saw publisher THQ’s stock price …

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"Dirt Rally will be No.1 selling rally game on PS4 and Xbox One"

Codemasters’ Dirt Rally will shift more units than any rally game on current gen hardware. That’s according to Koch Media’s head of sales for publishing Greg Whalley, who also claims that the title will be popular with a mainstream audience. Other recent hit rally games includes Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo …

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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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All of Revolution’s games bundled into 25th Anniversary release

Developer Revolution has announced a 25th Anniversary SKU bundling its entire back catalogue of titles. Included in the 29.99 release are Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars, BS1: Director’s Cut, BS2: The Smoking Mirror, BS2: Remastered, BS3: The Sleeping Dragon, BS4: The Angel of Death and BS5: The Serpent’s Curse. …

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Koch Media and Codemasters partner for global distribution deal

Koch Media and Codemasters have inked a new distribution and co-publishing deal to cover the western games market. Beginning in 2016, the former firm will replace Bandai Namco as the sole distributor for Codemasters titles in EMEA. The collaboration also means that Koch Media will exclusively co-publish Codemasters games in …

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