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Dev says gay triple-A protagonist unlikely for ‘a while’

Fears of a negative sales impact mean that it’s likely to be some time before a triple-A game is released featuring an openly gay character. That’s according to Ubisoft Montreal’s lead writer Lucien Soulban. So when are we going to see that gay protagonist in a triple-A game? Not for …

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Just Cause dev warns of market’s triple-A sickness

Christofer Sundberg, the creator of the Just Cause series, has said that triple-A game development has failed to evolve alongside technology. "It’s really not healthy at the moment," the Avalanche Studios founder, who is currently working on Mad Max, told GameSpot. "Games have evolved, technology has evolved but as businesses …

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Io says triple-A Hitman game will ‘fulfil core Hitman fantasy’

Keen to dispel recent rumours, Io Interactive has released a number of details concerning its next-gen Hitman game. Reports last week suggested the Hitman franchise had been abandoned on consoles but nothing could be further from the truth. In the next game you will experience a globetrotting Agent 47 at …

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Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games. "I’m not psyched about a business where three per cent of your customers pay you, which is what you’re dealing with," Strauss Zelnick said at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference, …

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Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games. Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed IV, Call of Duty: Ghosts and, to a lesser extent, FIFA 14, have all suffered steep declines in sales over their predecessors. But EA Studios EVP Patrick Soderlund says the difficult few weeks …

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