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‘People still believe we play games all day’: Development’s perception problem

Kickstarters and regular blog posts are in danger of glossing over the public’s appreciation of the harsh realities involved in bringing a game to market. Develop asks leading devs at Playtonic, Cloud Imperium, Ninja Theory and Epic about potential ways to educate the masses

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Team17 will publish Yooka-Laylee and eyes retail release

Team17 will publish Yooka-Laylee and says it wants to take the Kickstarter phenomenon to retail. The 3D platformer generated 2m via crowd-funding in June. It is the spiritual successor to Rare’s Banjo Kazooie and is being created by Playtonic, a studio set-up by former Rare veterans. Team17 will release Yooka-Laylee …

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Yooka-laylee becomes most funded UK game Kickstarter ever

Playtonic’s crowdfunding success has just hit another milestone. The studio has announced that Yooka-Laylee, funding for which currently stands at 1.585m, has now claimed the title of the highest crowdfunded UK video game campaign ever, bypassing previous record holder Elite Dangerous. The project earlier this month hit its initial 175k …

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