Entries in 'Development' (55)

Star Citizen budget only exceeded by GTA, Call of Duty, says developer

Star Citizen budget only exceeded by GTA, Call of Duty, says developer

Crowdfunded space sim Star Citizen will be one of the industry's biggest triple-A developments, according to creator Chris Roberts.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jul 17th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
NZ developers embrace digital distribution

NZ developers embrace digital distribution

New Zealand's game developers have thrived in the transition from physical to digital media.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jul 15th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Develop's Pacific feed kicks off with look at Australian industry

Develop's Pacific feed kicks off with look at Australian industry

From today, Develop Online now has a dedicated Pacific editor.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jul 14th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Trade Media showcases ANZ development talent to the world

Trade Media showcases ANZ development talent to the world

MCV sister site Develop has appointed a Pacific editor, Trade Media announces today.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:26PM in News

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Job cuts at Rare follow poor sales of Kinect Sports Rivals

Job cuts at Rare follow poor sales of Kinect Sports Rivals

First-party Xbox studio Rare has laid off around 16 staff.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on May 20th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
PAX Aus opens submissions for Indie Showcase

PAX Aus opens submissions for Indie Showcase

Indie developers in Australia and New Zealand can now submit their games for consideration as part of PAX Aus 2014's Indie Showcase.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on May 7th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Naughty Dog loses The Last of Us art director

Naughty Dog loses The Last of Us art director

Nate Wells, who most recently served as art director on The Last of Us, has left the studio.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Apr 24th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
Amy Hennig trades Uncharted for Star Wars

Amy Hennig trades Uncharted for Star Wars

Former Naughty Dog developer Amy Hennig has joined EA's Visceral Games.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Apr 4th 2014 at 2:50PM in News

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Amazon hires Portal, Far Cry 2 designers

Amazon hires Portal, Far Cry 2 designers

Developers Kim Swift and Clint Hocking have been recruited to Amazon's internal game studio.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:30AM in News
Dark Souls II developer addresses concerns over visual downgrade

Dark Souls II developer addresses concerns over visual downgrade

From Software has issued a statement in response to consumer accusations regarding the graphical quality of Dark Souls II.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Mar 20th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
The Witcher 3 slips to early next year

The Witcher 3 slips to early next year

The release of The Witcher 3 has been shifted out to February 2015, says CD Projekt RED.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Mar 12th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Sony delays DriveClub... again

Sony delays DriveClub... again

PlayStation 4 racing simulation DriveClub has "gone back to the drawing board," according to Sony.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Mar 11th 2014 at 12:21PM in News

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Amy Hennig "forced out" of Naughty Dog - report

Amy Hennig "forced out" of Naughty Dog - report

The creative director of the Uncharted series has left Naughty Dog, according to a report on IGN.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Xbox Live coming to iOS and Android platforms - report

Xbox Live coming to iOS and Android platforms - report

Microsoft is apparently looking to extend Xbox Live across new mobile platforms, including iOS and Android, according to a report.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Mar 5th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Last week in a shock announcement, Take-Two and Ken Levine announced that Irrational Games – the studio behind BioShock – was being closed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 26th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
DayZ creator plans to quit Bohemia by end of year

DayZ creator plans to quit Bohemia by end of year

Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall says he plans to quit Bohemia Interactive by the end of the year, leaving DayZ in the hands of the studio’s team.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Irrational Games downsizes, leaves BioShock behind

Irrational Games downsizes, leaves BioShock behind

The studio behind BioShock and BioShock Infinite has laid off most of its staff, says creative director Ken Levine.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Atlus lives on thanks to new owner Sega Sammy

Atlus lives on thanks to new owner Sega Sammy

Sega Sammy has resurrected Atlus as a development brand.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
Bleszinski: "The old market is over"

Bleszinski: "The old market is over"

"The whole 'old guard' where you get a Game Informer cover and an E3 reveal is dead," says Cliff Bleszinski.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:21PM in News
PS4, Xbox One lead platforms for next Call of Duty

PS4, Xbox One lead platforms for next Call of Duty

The next Call of Duty will be a "next-gen-first production", says Activision.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 12th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze leaves Wii U GamePad blank

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze leaves Wii U GamePad blank

A design choice in upcoming Wii U title Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is indicative of the struggles even first-party developers are enduring with Nintendo's console.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Titanfall Xbox 360 is under development at Bluepoint Games, not Respawn

Titanfall Xbox 360 is under development at Bluepoint Games, not Respawn

Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall is being developed externally.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 29th 2014 at 8:48AM in News
Global Game Jam hits Australia and New Zealand this weekend

Global Game Jam hits Australia and New Zealand this weekend

Nine venues across Australia and New Zealand will play host to the Global Game Jam from January 24 to 26.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 20th 2014 at 11:49AM in News
Developing for PS4, Xbox One takes up to ten times longer, says Capcom

Developing for PS4, Xbox One takes up to ten times longer, says Capcom

The number of man hours needed to develop a PS4 or Xbox One game is vastly more than was seen with the last generation of consoles.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 14th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Australian developer named in Forbes 30 Under 30

Australian developer named in Forbes 30 Under 30

Melbourne born game designer Alexander Bruce has been honoured by Forbes in its annual 30 Under 30 list.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 7th 2014 at 12:11PM in News