Entries in 'Development' (246)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Rainbow Six: Patriots "wasn't working" and had to be "remade"

Rainbow Six: Patriots "wasn't working" and had to be "remade"

Ubisoft has admitted that all work on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Patriots has been binned and the project started over.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Dec 17th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
NZ-developed games nearly double revenue in last year

NZ-developed games nearly double revenue in last year

Revenue for the New Zealand game development industry grew by 86% in 2012, the New Zealand Game Developers Association announced today.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Oct 30th 2013 at 2:11PM in News
Kickstarter launches in Australia and New Zealand

Kickstarter launches in Australia and New Zealand

Australian and New Zealand based creators will be able to launch Kickstarter projects, including video games, starting November 13.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Oct 15th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
Early bird sales almost done for Game Connect Asia Pacific

Early bird sales almost done for Game Connect Asia Pacific

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) 2013 is set to take place in Melbourne from 21st-23rd October, and early bird prices are almost gone.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 10th 2013 at 3:47PM in News
Duet releases today

Duet releases today

Part of the PAX Australia Indie Showcase, Duet was a huge hit from Kumobius, the Melbourne-based developers of Bean's Quest.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 10th 2013 at 1:20PM in News
Nnooo reveals its PS4 title

Nnooo reveals its PS4 title

Sydney-based developer Nnooo has revealed that the PS4 title it's been working on is Blast 'Em Bunnies.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 4:33PM in News
Screen Australia funds 21 Aussie-made games

Screen Australia funds 21 Aussie-made games

AUD$2.6 million has been allocated to Australian developers, with 21 games across the country receiving production funding.

James Cullinane
by James Cullinane
on Sep 30th 2013 at 3:27PM in News