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Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer ‘catastrophic’ game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer ‘catastrophic’ game funding failures within the next year. Charles Cecil was speaking as part of a panel on game funding at the BFI Video Games Day. Cecil, who utilised the crowdfunding platform to …

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Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

The situation at Crytek’s UK studio appears to be worsening. Following reports of unpaid wages and staff walkouts over the last month, Kotaku now reports that the director of the recently announced Homefront: The Revolution Hasit Zala has resigned. Zala is also franchise director for free-to-play title Warface. "It creates …

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"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we’re worth it" – games developers react to Tax Breaks

The biggest names in UK games development have told MCV that they’re overjoyed that the European Commission has rubberstamped tax breaks for UK studios. But they warn the hard work must begin now to prove they are worth the investment from the UK Government. Tax breaks for UK games developers …

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The console fitness revolution goes mobile

In 2008, Nintendo released the highly successful Wii Fit – a fitness title that went on to sell 23m units and started a series that has sold over 44m copies to date. Suddenly an influx of competitive products emerged from the biggest names in gaming such as EA and Ubisoft. …

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Glu CEO reckons Google Glass will ‘revolutionise’ games

Wearable technology such as Google Glass could have a revolutionary impact on games, claims the CEO ofGlu Mobile. Speaking toVenturebeat,Niccolo de Masisaid the company had always backed Google’s technology early, and felt there was room for Glass "to be a phone replacer in the long-term". The studio is already looking …

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Black Ops II Revolution DLC lands later this month on PC, PS3

Activision has confirmed the first DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will become available for PC and PS3 at the end of this month. ‘Revolution’ brings four multiplayer maps, a new zombies-themed mode and map, and a weapon. The add-on originally launched late last month as …

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