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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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Square Enix UK outsources retail business to Koch Media

Koch Media will handle the sales and distribution of Square Enix’s retail games in the UK, the firm has announced. The partnership follows a similar set-up between the two companies across Europe. Square Enix returns the favour for Deep Silver – Koch Media’s publishing arm – in the US. Square …

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Isbit signs mobile publishing deal with Deep Silver

Deep Silver has signed a deal with new Stockholm-based studio Isbit Games to publish its next two mobile games. The publisher will provide funds for the development of the titles, and the two companies will share revenue from initial sales, in-app purchases and sales of ad placements. Support and marketing …

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Crytek says it will fix its damaged reputation with quality products

Crytek co-founder Avni Yerli admits that the studio’s reputation has been damaged by recent controversy, but that the firm can turn that around. The developer hit financial difficulties earlier this summer, with staff going unpaid. It led to the company streamlining its business and selling off its Homefront IP – …

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