#Game Developer


No More Heroes' Suda 51 Was Asked to Make a Deadpool Game By Activision

Goichi Suda, the No More Heroes creator better known by his online alias Suda 51, says that he was once asked to make a Deadpool game by Activision. The Grasshopper Manufacture CEO has also spoken further about his studio's ten-year plan, which should include three brand new games. Speaking with...
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Polish games maker tries to avoid getting punked

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - CD Projekt’s management is playing things cautiously. The $4.5 billion Polish video game developer, whose decision to launch its bug-ridden “Cyberpunk 2077” title last December caused its share price to almost halve, announced here on Wednesday that much-anticipated updates to the game would now come out in early 2022, having previously been scheduled for late 2021.
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Unity Gaming Services launches for easier cross-platform multiplayer development

Unity announced today it’s launching Unity Gaming Services, a new solution for game developers that will make it easier than ever to launch and sustain cross-platform multiplayer titles. Unity Gaming Services (UGS) will unify several of Unity’s existing Operate Solutions and introduce some new tools as well. This tool will...
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Video Game Composer Jailed for Sexual Assault of a Child

One of the composers behind the popular MMO RuneScape video game is in a heap of trouble. Taylor was sentenced by the Peterborough Crown Court in England to 22 months in prison. He admitted to assaulting a girl under the age of 12 last year, citing alcohol as a contributing factor.

Animoca, Hong Kong blockchain game developer, secures $2.2 billion valuation as NFT craze grows

Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based producer of blockchain games and investor in non-fungible tokens, has hit a $2.2 billion valuation after securing capital from investors including Sequoia China and France’s Ubisoft Entertainment. According to an announcement made Wednesday, Animoca raised $65 million in its most recent funding round, which included...

Understanding Video Game Developers as a Professional Company

The gaming industry has been on a major high in the present times. With innumerable games in the online gaming industry, there is a dire need for great game developers and programmers. It is their idea and execution that the others enjoy. So to become a top video game developer there are a lot of steps to go through. Though it might look absolutely easy, it in fact is a hard nut to crack. It really does take years of hard work and practice to be able to create a great video made all by yourself.

Chinese Game Developer Youzu Drops After Saying Stake Sale Is Uncertain

(Yicai Global) Oct. 21 -- Youzu Interactive’s share price fell after the Chinese video games developer whose founder died from poisoning last December said it has not yet reached an equity sale agreement with any buyer. Youzu Interactive’s shares [SHE:002174] closed down 2.5 percent at CNY12.98 (USD2.03) today, after earlier...

New Avatar: The Last Airbender Game in Development

Square Enix is working on a new game based on the Avatar: The Last Airbender series, the publisher announced this week. That game is being worked on alongside another new game in the Tomb Raider franchise. The announcements of these two games came alongside the reveal of Square Enix's new London Mobile studio which is focused on creating "high-quality, free-to-play mobile games."
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Want to learn to code? Play this Super Nintendo-style video game

There are plenty of ways to learn to code: taking classes, studying books, and working through online tutorials. Another option, created by the cloud-based communications company Twilio, is by playing a video game. Since 2013, the company has been releasing versions of a game it calls TwilioQuest, which it originally designed for demos at its developer conference. A role-playing game reminiscent of 16-bit classics from the Super Nintendo era—though the first version looked a bit more like the original Nintendo Entertainment System—it allows players to level up their skills at languages like Python and JavaScript and programming tools like the source code management system Git as they level up their characters.

Game Dev Digest Issue #114 - Lessons Learned

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. This article was originally published on Hope you enjoy a wide range of lessons learned from developers...

Quick Dev Insights #01 - Indie Game Developer - James Rowbotham

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Welcome to Quick Dev Insights. A series of bite-sized interviews with people who work in and around the...

What Does OP Mean in Gaming?

So, you’ve started playing games, you are getting used to the mechanics, gameplay elements, and you are getting settled in faster, it feels good!. But there’s more, for you to successfully call yourself a gamer; you need to be in sync with the community, and the community uses a number of “code words” to communicate in lobbies or even just on social media.

KOG Games Reveals Details on KurtzPel system Revamp

Many pre-existing systems will be modified, removed, or replaced. In addition, there will be several major systems added into the game! In essence, KurtzPel will feel like a completely new game!. Some of the biggest changes include but are not limited to a new leveling system, a tutorial for PVP,...

'Dying Light' Ban Is Preventing UK Players From Accessing The Game

Dying Light has come to Switch, but there is a problem - Germany hasn’t given it a rating. The zombie-action game originally came out back in 2015, but with the upcoming release of Dying Light 2, developer Techland has made an effort to allow all available platforms to get in on the action. And though Dying Light is now on Switch, Europe is going to have a bit of trouble getting their hands on it due to Germany’s ban.

Exclusive: Orlando game developer HypGames to double in size after fundraising round

An Orlando-based mobile gaming company that recently raised investment is set to hire dozens. HypGames Inc. expects to double its staff of 70 employees over the next 12 months, CEO and founder Mike Taramykin told Orlando Inno. HypGames, which launched its popular game UltimateGolf in June 2020, is developing a number of new games, and will fill high-wage positions to build out its team.

GAMING: Oddworld: Soulstorm Enhanced Edition нь тоглоомын эздийн хувьд үнэгүй шинэчлэлт байх болно.

Microids has announced Oddworld: Soulstorm Enhanced EditionБайна. Шинэ Oddworld version includes all previous updates and gameplay enhancements to the base game. There will be more changes and fixes. Oddworld Inhabitants confirmed that those who have Oddworld will get the Enhanced Edition update free of charge. For new buyers, the base game will also be updated to the Enhanced Edition at the various stores.