Developers and Publishers

What publishers can learn from games

Credit: Alexei Savchenko on Unsplash Journalists have been using games to tell stories since the early 2000s, but so-called news games, games that integrate journalism into the game, have yet to convince publishers to add them to their coverage. daily. Instead, more typical digital news stories try to ape what …

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Despite Fallen Order, Disney’s Star Wars Game Era Was a Failure

The success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the clear distinction of star wars games since Disney acquired the franchise, but that hasn’t been enough to consider this particular era a success. The engaging single-player experience of Cal Kestis’ story has energized many fans, giving reason to hope that …

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Apple Store allows NFT sales; Take his piece of the pie

As part of its new guidelines for the App store, Apple announced that it will allow developers to sell NFTs in apps and games. Despite limitations and fees Apple attaches to certain types of NFTs, this is a big deal because as the founder of the DigiDaigaku NFT project Gabriel …

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Former Meta and Pinterest executive joins Decentralized Social as COO

Los Angeles, USA, 8 November 2022, Chainwire The seasoned CTO brings deep expertise in business development, partner ecosystems and go-to-market to DeSo, the leader in blockchain technology for creator content. Key points to remember Former Meta and Pinterest executive Salil Shah has joined DeSoa new blockchain platform that raised $200 …

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla could be coming to Steam

Rumors have suggested that Ubisoft may be preparing to release Assassins Creed Valhalla on Steam, following years of availability through the publisher’s proprietary Ubisoft Connect platform on PC. With many game developers ignoring Steam for their own PC distribution options, it’s perhaps not so surprising that Ubisoft ignored its own …

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It Takes Two Devs Tease Next Game: “Something Really Fucking Cool”

Hazelight Studios, the Swedish developer behind beloved titles like A Way Out and It Takes Two, has provided an update on its upcoming game. Studio head Josef Fares said VGC that the studio is making “good progress” on the title, but warned that there is still “a lot more to …

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Hero School Story is coming to consoles and PC in 2023

Agate developer and publisher Qube have announced that their fantasy RPG, Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2, will release for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and PC via Steam in early 2023, as highlighted Gematsu. Players can now try out the game as part of Steam Early Access. Valthirian …

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Developer Horror Cam Board Reveals Unreal Engine 5 Paranormal Tales Horror Game

Indie developer Horror Cam Committee unveils its Unreal Engine 5 horror game, Paranormal Tales, complete with a Patreon page and a terrifying trailer. Paranormal Tales is a found horror game heavily influenced by the cancellation of Hideo Kojima PT and powered by Unreal Engine 5 which premiered with an utterly …

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Weird West is much better than it was at launch, with help from the community

Weird West is, as you can imagine, a weird game – an immersive isometric system-only simulation that evokes the original Fallout games if their combat was in real time, as well as the excellent Dishonored. The latter should really come as no surprise, given that the Dishonored co-creator (and Arkane …

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Top 10 careers in the publishing industry

Have you always had a passion for books or studied your favorite literature? Being part of the publishing industry means you can be surrounded by books every day, allowing you to join a journey with authors eager to get their masterpieces published. Whether you’re a creative writing student or a …

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Bungie offers the highest pay rates for playtesting

Destiny 2 Tom Hendersonan insider, claims that Bungie playtesting seems to be among the best, even though playtesting pay is sadly low in the gaming industry. The majority of game publishers and developers offer testers gift cards, cash, coupons, free police visits, and free games. On the other hand, others …

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Hellena Taylor, actress of Bayonetta, calls for a boycott of Bayonetta 3

Bayonet 3Image: nintendo Hellena Taylor, the actress who voiced the beloved video game character Bayonet in the first two installments of the franchise of the same name, released a statement this weekcalling on fans of the series to boycott its third title to come. By TMZTaylor revealed today that, contrary …

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PAX Aus 2022 was a homecoming that felt distinctly different

A lot has changed in the last three years. When PAX Aus 2019 was held at Melbourne’s MCEC, it was a boisterous event filled with tantalizing game previews and showcases from top game publishers like Sony, Bethesda, Bandai Namco, Nintendo and Blizzard. None of these names were present for PAX …

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The Meta Quest Pro is $1,499 or a PS5, Xbox Series X, and Quest 2

If there were any doubts that Meta’s virtual reality experiment would prioritize workplace productivity over gaming, they disappeared on Tuesday, when the company revealed the price of its latest VR headset, the Quest Pro: $1,499. No, it’s not a typo. For almost the same price as a Quest Pro, consumers …

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‘Saint Kotar’ Gets Free ‘The Ritual’ DLC This Friday; Main game console release pushed back to November

Originally slated for release on consoles this Friday, developer Red Marty Entertainment and publisher SOEDESCO have announced that their point-and-click psychological horror game Saint Kotar will see its console release pushed back to November. However, the steam version of Saint Kotar will receive the free “The Ritual” DLC in its …

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Launch of the new “Play and Win” mobile game “HERO BLAZE: THREE KINGDOMS”!

Seoul, South Korea, October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The October 6 The official launch of “Hero Blaze: Three Kingdoms” on Google Play Store and Apple App Store by the game publisher and developer, NATRIS, also known as the NFT metaverse platform, attracts the attention of gamers around the world entire. …

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Bethesda detailed its plans for Fallout’s 25th anniversary this month

Bethesda announced several promotions in October to coincide with the Fallout franchise’s 25th anniversary this month. The publisher said on Monday that it expects a month Party of the series with “special events”, developer retrospectives, sales and community giveaways. Upcoming promotions include a seven-day Fallout 76 free trial, which begins …

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Game developers are trading a karaoke bar for the world stage

Provided From left to right: Max Howard-Martens, Mickey Treadwell, Lisa Blakie, Connor Bridson form the full-time team at Atawhai Interactive. Three years ago, they were four friends who dreamed big in a karaoke bar. Next week they will launch a video game demo to thousands of people. At 30, Mickey …

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E3 2023 dates revealed

It was previously said that E3 2023 would return for 2023 after skipping its annual show this year, and final dates have now been announced. The exhibit will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) for a four-day exhibition between Tuesday, June 13 and Friday, June 16, 2023. Separate …

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Meta invites creators to engage more with the platform by releasing a guide on how to go viral on Facebook / Digital Information World

Meta recently released a guide detailing how the Facebook News Feed algorithm works and how it can be used to achieve success. Learning how to crack the algorithm is something every major or even beginner content creator dreams of; I imagine it’s easy to imagine direct secret paths to success …

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‘Grand Theft Auto VI’ leak is Rockstar’s nightmare, YouTuber’s dream

For the past few years, eager ‘Grand Theft Auto’ fans have attempted to pull off their own heist, aiming to extract even one piece of concrete information about ‘Grand Theft Auto VI’, the inevitable sequel to the second best-selling game of all time. Over the weekend, they finally made it …

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This is what a video game in development looks like

Last night a ton of videos leaked online probably came from Grand Theft Auto VI, a video game currently in development and likely years away from release. The footage is approximate, in many cases using little more than placeholder resources, and it’s both the most noticeable and normal thing you’ll …

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Rise of the Triad returns, thanks to a super group of boomer shooters

A remaster of the cult classic FPS game Rise of the Triad is in the works, slated for release in early 2023, and in a sense, it’s a reunion. Developers working on Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition include some of the leading lights of the recent “boomer shooter renaissance” …

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Detailed Modern Warfare 2 Developer Changes Coming With Gunsmith 2.0

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Developers Infinity Ward have detailed the Gunsmith tool upgrades. The customization tool, now known as Gunsmith 2.0, allows users to design their weapons in detail before embarking on any of the various multiplayer modes found in modern warfare 2. Gunsmith has appeared in every …

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Survival Thriller Broken Pieces hits PC weeks before consoles

Broken Pieces, the first adventure from French developer Elseware Experience, is out now on PC, but console players will have to wait until Halloween. Parts, the first venture from French developer Elseware Experience’s current team, is out now on PC, but console gamers will have to wait over seven more …

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74% of consumers use mobile ads to discover new apps according to ironSource report

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. MobileVoice® Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of In-App Ads and Diverse App Monetization to Help App-Based Businesses Increase Revenue and Growth SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ironSource (NYSE:IS), a leading business platform …

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Homeworld 3 is a beautifully familiar blast from the past (hands-on preview)

Many years have passed since the last Homeworld game set in space launched (Deserts of Kharak was more or less its own thing). Yet the series still has many fans, who are clamoring for a new title and patiently waiting to reunite with the stars. Finally, Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox …

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Playasia Announces Playasia Publishing – Game Freaks 365

Josh Lopez | September 2, 2022 Online retailer Playasia is launching a game publishing arm. Independent retailer Playasia has been in the business for 20 years. They are celebrating this anniversary with the official launch of Playasia Publishing, a new branch of video game software from Playasia. “We want to …

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Sony and Tencent Acquire Increased Stake in Developer Elden Ring FromSoftware

Both Sony and Chinese publishing giant Tencent are set to increase their stake in Elden Ring and Dark Souls developer FromSoftware. In a announcement This morning, FromSoft’s parent company, Kadokawa Corporation – which remains the developer’s majority shareholder – confirmed that Sony now owns 14.09% of FromSoftware. Tencent – arguably …

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Why Rockstar Bans Anyone From Talking About GTA 6 On Twitch

In February, Rockstar confirmed that the development of Grand Theft Auto VI is on track. In July, subsidiary TakeTwo announced that it would no longer work on Red Dead Redemption 2 or its online offering to focus on developing the next title from the mega-popular GTA series. Despite this, talking …

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The latest case of editor Benedict Fox switching to a 4-day work week

Rogue Games, publisher of GamesCom’s most anticipated Xbox game, The Last Case Of Benedict Fox, is moving to a four-day work week. Co-founder and CEO Matt Casamassina made the announcement on his LinkedIn page (Going through GamesIndustry.biz), explaining that “life is too short” to spend so much at the office. …

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Battles over newspaper legal notices escalate

This article was originally published on Northwestern University’s Medill Local News Initiative website and is republished here with permission. They aren’t usually a newspaper’s most scintillating content: the fine print legal notices that local, state, and federal governments are required to publish to let voters know what they’re doing. But …

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Does Quilvius have the potential to match Ethereum as a successful crypto?

IIt has become clear that cryptocurrency has become extremely dominant in our world today. People are rushing to buy various coins in the hope of getting massive returns. It’s a fantastic idea, especially when you can get your hands on a great project. New coins like Quilvius (QVIU) have entered …

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ESE Entertainment announces at – GuruFocus.com

VANCOUVER, BC /ACCESSWIRE/August 18, 2022/ ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV:ESE, Financial)(OTCQX:ENTEF, financial) (the “Company” Where “SEA“), a global entertainment and technology company focused on games and esports, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, GameAddik, will showcase its PWN Games brand at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, from July 24 …

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Paradox Announces “Paradox Arc” Publishing Initiative

Publisher Paradox Interactive has announced a new publishing initiative dubbed “Paradox Bow“, and its first version is through the obelisk from developer Dreamsite Games. Based in Sweden, Paradox self-publishes both its own titles and games from third-party studios such as Obsidian Entertainment and Romero Games. The new release line is …

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Game publisher Playtonic warns customers against being scammed over upcoming Lil Gator game

Playtonic, the publisher and developer of popular platform game Yooka-Laylee, has issued a public warning about a new type of scam circulating. People are sending out fake email and social media notifications looking for players to try out a demo of an upcoming game that isn’t ready yet. The publisher …

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Four secure coding best practices for mobile apps

Mobile apps have become the main focus of innovation for many companies, and skilled mobile developers are in high demand. The company is asking developers to innovate quickly using the latest smartphone features and capabilities to drive high download rates, wow their users, attract customers and grow their business. Development …

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Battalion 1944 developer Bulkhead cuts ties with Square Enix

Bulkhead Interactive, the developer of the WWII shooter Battalion 1944, announced on Twitter that its years-long partnership with Square Enix is ​​coming to an end. “We have officially ended our partnership with Square Enix,” Bulkhead wrote. Square Enix bought a 20% stake in the developer in 2018, hoping Bulkhead would …

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Dark High Speed ​​Action “Tokyo Underground Killer” Announced For 2023

Phoenix Game Productions has announced the production of its first new original title, Tokyo Underground Killer. The game will be released on PC at the end of 2023, and its store page is already available on Steam. Tokyo Underground Killer is a first-person action game set in the neon-lit cyberpunk …

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17 Innocent-Looking Android Apps Steal Banking Credentials – Remove Them Before You’re Next

Your bank details are not secure, according to Trend Micro (opens in a new tab) research, especially if you have one of the malware-infested apps they discovered in their cybersecurity report. These Google Play Store apps look harmless, but they are injected with banking trojans and behind users’ backs, they …

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Evo Lounge Live Show – PlayStation.Blog

The Evolution Championship Series (Evo) returns to Las Vegas August 5-7 and celebrates its 20th anniversary as one of the most exciting Fighting Game Community (FGC) tournaments in the world. PlayStation will be live at the show with exciting events and special coverage. Read on to learn more about Evo …

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Stealth your way through a beautiful 16-bit style Metroidvania in Siege and Sandfox

Koch Media and Cardboard Sword are thrilled to join forces to publish the developer’s first title, The Siege and the Sandfox. Metroidvania (Stealthvania), a fluid and promising platformer in a unique 16-bit 2D style, is coming to PC in 2023. Watch the brand new trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlUN7K2bk1c …

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Former ML Hotel in Mt Laurel sold to Philadelphia developer. Reopening of the hotel at the end of the summer targeted

The ML Hotel in Mt Laurel and its adjoining Coco Key water park have been closed since New Jersey’s pandemic shutdown began in 2020. It was auctioned off in March this year for $13 million and the new owner plans to reopen the hotel. this year, and the water park …

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The infrastructure needed to meet health interoperability needs

Kristen Ballantine, Vice President of Government Relations at Gainwell For most patients, it has always been extremely difficult to transmit their personal health and medical data electronically. However, with the CMS Interoperability and Final Patient Access Ruleconsumers, especially Medicaid members, there is greater pressure to provide access to and ownership …

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Doom developer John Romero is working on a new FPS

Doom creator John Romero says he’s working on a new FPS game. In a Tweeter (opens in a new tab) Earlier today, Romero tweeted to say he was hiring for Romero Games’ “new FPS.” The information in the tweet goes on to explain that the team is “working with a …

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Chronicles announced for the fourth quarter of 2022

| Indie developer and publisher Big Trouble has revealed that it will release The King’s Dilemma: Chronicles sometime in Q4 2022. Drawing directly from the tabletop version, you’ll be tasked with leading the King’s Council for generations, monitoring the consequences of your decisions, and seeing how you handle the pressure …

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OpenShift versus Docker | Enterprise Storage Forum

Containerization has simplified the development, administration, and distribution of applications across various frameworks for developer teams. Openshift and Docker are well-known containerization technologies, which provide sophisticated functionality. OpenShift is a Kubernetes platform developed by Red Hat, a developer tools provider. At its core, Openshift integrates container technology from Kubernetes and …

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CODE Scores Limited Liability Company Status With Dunedin Video Game Developer Grants

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 5:48 a.m.Press release: Dunedin City Council (Dunedin, 14 July 2022) The government-backed New Zealand Center for Digital Excellence (CODE) today celebrates its incorporation, CODE Limited. This follows a two-year establishment phase that has already delivered significant results for Dunedin’s video game development industry and paved the …

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Role Playing Convention defamation case can go ahead

In Smith v. Gen Con LLCthe court allowed plaintiff’s defamation action: Zak Smith is an artist who began developing tabletop role-playing games (“RPGs”) in 2010. Smith has been successful in the world of RPGs, winning prestigious awards, successfully developing and selling his own games, and consulting on Top RPGs such …

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Elden Ring Developers Honor Let Me Solo Her | GameSpot News – GS News Updates

Elden Ring’s most famous co-op player, “Let Me Solo Her”, received a massive box set from Bandai Namco and From Software, including a sword. Let Me Solo Her rose to prominence by fighting Malenia, one of the toughest bosses in Elden Ring, for players who were struggling. The name Let …

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TeraBox Recognized as Best New Mobile App Silver Winner for May 2022

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TeraBoxa cloud storage service, received the Silver Award for Best New Mobile App in the Tools & Utilities, and Productivity categories by Best Mobile App Award. Offering its users 1TB of free cloud storage, TeraBox caters to a global community of users looking …

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Developers are transforming four sites into 110 new homes as they move into a quiet suburban street in Lower Hutt

MONIQUE FORD/Stuff Residents of Raukawa St, like Terene Batten, say the 100 new homes to be built in the Stokes Valley area will negatively affect road infrastructure and their water services. Raukawa St neighbors Lower Hutt have sounded the alarm over developments that will add 110 homes to the dead …

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505 Games locks in acquisition of Marvel Puzzle Quest Publisher

The acquisition of publisher Marvel Puzzle Quest solidifies 505 Games’ exclusive ownership of the entire series. Global video game publisher 505 Games continues to focus on the Free-to-Play (F2P) market with the acquisition of D3 Go!, publisher of the critically acclaimed Marvel Puzzle Quest games, Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns, …

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Hilarious memes that show the downsides of preorder games

If pledges were crackers, most players would be fat; because many of them are so fed up with the promise of pre-ordering games. Pre-ordering is the act of paying the publishers/developers of the game even before the game is released. To be fair, pre-ordering games back then (before the boom …

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Catheon Gaming joins Quickload Accelerator as first

Sydney, Australia, June 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catheon Gaming, the fastest growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company, today announces its participation as the first Web3 publishing partner in the Quickload program Accelerator co-hosted by OGR, 34BigThings and Microsoft with [email protected] The Quickload Accelerator program selects and accelerates 6-10 …

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D&D-flavored sourcebooks you can use to play almost any RPG

Many independent tabletop game companies start out by publishing campaign setup manuals and dungeon mods designed for Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition (to be more precise, designed for free, open-source J&D 5th System Reference Document). Some indie tabletop game designers take a different approach by releasing system-independent sourcebooks – treasure …

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You can pre-order a Ludens peace brand from Kojima Productions to support Ukrainian refugees

All proceeds from sales of Ludens Peace Mark units will go directly to Ukrainian refugees evacuated from Ukraine to Japan. Developers and publishers around the world have made efforts to help support Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees in the Russian invasion of the country. Kojima Productions is now one of those …

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American McGee’s Alice: Madness Returns Pulled From Steam, Again

American McGee’s 2011 classic, Alice: Madness Returns, has been pulled from sale on Steam again, just months after returning to service after a long absence. The action-adventure game was unavailable for several years after issues with EA’s DRM caused the game to be removed from sale on the Steam store, …

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Hivestack named official member of Prebid.org

Hivethe world’s largest independent programmatic digital outdoor advertising (DOOH) technology company, announced its official membership of Prebid.orgthe organization that oversees open source pre-auction programmatic advertising solutions. The announcement represents Hivestack’s commitment to driving excellence, innovation and standardization in the programmatic DOOH industry. As a proud member of Prebid.org, joining as …

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Live updates: EU launches legal action against UK over Northern Ireland Protocol

©Bloomberg Whitbread sales beat expectations as the UK’s largest budget hotel operator pulled business from the squeezed independent sector, while sales in its home market were particularly buoyant. Comparable accommodation sales in the UK were up 21.3% in the three months to June 2 compared to the same period in …

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Greco-Roman action RPG Asterigos: Curse of the Stars shows off boss fight gameplay against Eulalia, The Prayee

During today Guerrilla Collective 3 streamspublisher tinyBuild and developer Acme Gamestudio unveiled new gameplay for Asterigos: The Curse of the Starsan action RPG with a Greco-Roman theme. This new footage shows one of the game’s bosses – a winged beast known as Eulalia, The Prayee. The game also features a …

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Game developers must overcome aliens

I like aliens. It’s one of the best action movies ever made. A masterpiece of its kind. James Cameron killed him. But I’m sick of Aliens video games. At Summer Games Fest 2022, Focus Home Interactive revealed Aliens: Dark Descent, which developer Tindalos Interactive describes as “inspired by our favorite …

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Appota lands Mirae funding for blockchain initiative

Ha Noi, Vietnam, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Appota Group today announced the closing of a funding round led by Mirae Asset Venture Investment with the participation of other strategic partners. The investment is for the development of the company’s blockchain ecosystem based on its 10-year-old game publishing business. Anthony …

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TimeSplitters 4 Characters May Have Leaked Thanks To Office Decor

An image showing characters from TimeSplitters has surfaced online and sparked talk of the beloved series’ sequel in development. While the last game in the series was released in 2005, the developers reformed in 2021 to work on a new TimeSplitters game. Launched on PS2 as an exclusive, TimeSplitters launched …

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Fans Feel Disheartened As Final Fantasy Developer Introduces $70 PC Games

SquareEnix has finally revealed pricing for its upcoming games, and trust me, they don’t look appealing at all. They have a price tag of $70 for the base versions, leaving all fans in shock. So far they have confirmed it for two titles, Forspoken and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. …

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Amazon Games signs publishing pact with indie studio Disruptive for new action-adventure title – GeekWire

Concept art of the unnamed game from Disruptive Games, currently slated for release via Amazon. (Image Disruptive Games) Amazon Games will release an upcoming unnamed project from Disruptive gamesan indie game developer based in Berkeley, Calif., the company announced Thursday. The move represents a further expansion of Amazon’s efforts as …

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A game developed by UC Santa Cruz students is coming to Nintendo Switch

Three years ago, a group of computer game design and playable arts, games, and media (AGPM) undergraduate students at UC Santa Cruz collaborating on their capstone senior project set out to design a fun game and engaging. None of the 10 students at the time believed that Squish, the game …

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I miss the Super Smash Bros hype

With the popularity of the MultiVersus Closed Beta, we’ve been talking a lot about platformer fighters lately here at TheGamer. We touched on Nick Brawl’s nostalgic hype followed by its spectacular failure, while conjuring up a wishlist of potential characters for Warner Bros. orgy of intellectual property and the potential …

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Microsoft’s Xbox increases representation in Asia, aims for global market : NPR

One of Xbox’s featured Asian characters, Morgan Yu from Preyplayable as male or female. Arkane Studios hide caption toggle caption Arkane Studios One of Xbox’s featured Asian characters, Morgan Yu from Preyplayable as male or female. Arkane Studios Asian characters have a long history in video games, thanks to Japanese …

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EA tells staff a statement decrying the abortion ban wouldn’t be ‘inclusive’

Video game publisher and developer Electronic Arts has reportedly informed its employees that it does not plan to issue a statement condemning a potential Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. This would see the company follow the steps of Sony Interactive Entertainment and Reality Labs parent company Meta …

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EA is trying to sell itself to a streaming giant, reports say

TL; DR: A new report claims that Electronic Arts has entered a booming market thanks to game publishers. He has spoken with Amazon, Apple and Disney about a potential acquisition and even pursued a merger with NBCUniversal. Around $100 billion has been spent on game studios and publishers over the …

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Huawei GalleryApp Vulnerability Offers Paid Android Apps for FREE

Huawei GalleryApp apparently has a vulnerability that gives paid Android apps for free after a bit of tinkering under the Chinese phone maker’s official app market. (Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images)In this photo taken on May 27, 2019, a Huawei logo is displayed at a retail store in Beijing. …

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GGTOOR, Inc., (OTCMKTS: GTOR) Announces MD&A

THOMASVILLE, Ga., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — GGTOOR, Inc., (OTCMKTS: GTOR) (“GGTOOR, Inc.”, “GTOR” or the “Company”), an emerging leader in the esports markets, last week announced our six events this week attracted a combined total of over 1,100 player registrations, including this month’s Pokemon VGC …

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How Lost Ark can remove the bots once and for all to save the game

Bots topped some of the major issues that plagued the western version of Lost Ark. Right after the game launched, players noticed the first instances of bots. Since then, their numbers have steadily increased despite their escalating fight against Amazon Games. The publishers recently released all the steps they have …

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For Indie Game Developers, Bash.gg Set to Cut Platform Fees and Scam Middlemen with a New Platform | Business

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 13, 2022– Bash, a new platform for desktop and web game developers to fund and distribute video games, has called for developers to join its inaugural cohort. Bash’s intention is to make the funding, publishing, distribution, and ownership of online PC game development more fair and open. …

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Nintendo Indie World Stream set for Wednesday, here’s how to watch

A Nintendo Indie World presentation, the Nintendo Direct-style presentation focusing specifically on indie games, is on the way. This one arrives on Wednesday, May 11. The presentation will begin at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET and will feature approximately 20 minutes of information about indie games for the …

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Effective Software Testing: A Developer’s Guide (Manning)

This book reveals a systemic and effective approach to software testing aimed at making the entire development process more efficient. .Dr. Maurício Aniche looks at how to customize your test coverage and find bugs in tricky cases. The book presents techniques from proven software engineering research, and each chapter puts …

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PAX East 2022 was a refreshingly intimate affair between gamers and independents

PAX East was held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this weekend for the first time since March 2020. Developers, gamers, and publishers returned, not in droves, but with temptations. Despite vaccine and mask requirements at the convention center, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and its impact on …

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Live Service Games Explained with Examples

You may have heard the term Live service games lately, but do you know what these games are and how they work? Few people do, but if you’re a gamer, we think it’s important to know these things. Right now, several major video game companies are betting heavily on live …

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DuckDuckGo browsers and extensions now protect against AMP tracking

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo says it will ‘protect’ against webpage tracking with Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Framework (or AMP) enabled. “When loading or sharing a Google AMP page anywhere from DuckDuckGo apps (iOS/Android/Mac) or extensions (Firefox/Chrome), the original publisher’s web page will be used instead. instead of the Google AMP …

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People on the Move: key events in the North East and promotions of the week

Mediaworks has appointed Helen Whitfield as its group’s Chief Delivery Officer. She joins the digital agency with 30 years of experience leading transformational processes for successful global operators. Most recently, she was COO at NBS, which became a pioneer and disruptor in the construction industry with its SAAS platform. Ms …

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Tencent will block access to international games in China

The decision is in line with Chinese regulatory measures, although Tencent also benefits. Media behemoth Tencent has announced that it will block Chinese gamers from playing international games from May 2022, Reuters says in a new report. The change is part of the company’s next round of updates to Tencent’s …

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China becomes the top app publisher, overtaking the United States for the first time in history

Video game fans at the NetEase booth at an exhibition in Shanghai. [Photo provided to China Daily] China overtook the United States for the first time to dominate a new list of the world’s top 52 app publishers, with 17 domestic companies earning spots on the annual list of top …

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Here’s how to download and play

Street CarX is a new open-world title in the CarX Franchisewhich has become quite popular on all platforms with games like CarX drift racing. CarX TechnologiesCarX Street developers and publishers have released a first preview of the game as well as an open beta for iOS devices. The game offers …

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How Xbox Game Pass Helped Guardians of the Galaxy Meet Developer Expectations

The Guardians of the Galaxy video game has had a strange journey since its release in late 2021. The required quality and execution has helped the game fit in well with the gaming community. However, according to an internal Square Enix meeting, sales of the game fell short of expectations. …

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League Of Legends Creator Called To Remove Mask Mandate

Photo: Josh Lefkowitz (Getty Images) League of Legends Maker Riot Games is back in the office starting this week and not everyone is happy about it, according to a new report from Waypoint. following local guidelinesthe Los Angeles-based company dropped its mandates for vaccines and masks even as covid-19 continues …

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Harnessing the esports market to curb the outflow of gaming dollars

KARACHI: There is a craze among young Pakistanis for esports such as fighting games, and the creation of esports franchises like Galaxy Racer would keep the dollars young people spend on esports in the country. “You can’t take the screen (mobile, tablet or computer) from young people and they are …

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Enter the Dragon showcases Chinese gaming talent

Independent video game publisher Pixmain found Enter the dragon, its inaugural event featured on Steam that will showcase the latest games and upcoming releases developed in mainland China and Taiwan. The week-long event aims to spotlight both indie games and the latest blockbusters to come out. Enter the dragon takes …

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How iSpot uses tech-driven ad analytics to challenge TV industry stalwart Nielsen

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Microsoft would bring a feature that parents with Xbox consoles are asking for: Xbox Game Pass Family Sharing. According to a report from Windows Central, trusted sources have revealed that an Xbox Game Pass family plan, which other subscription services like Nintendo Switch Online and Netflix have, will arrive later …

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Ubisoft recently showcased a new technology, Scalar, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022. Developed by Ubisoft Stockholm, the technology uses cloud computing to break through hardware limitations and divide different components into modules, each independent of each other. others but working together. Modularity allows various elements to be added …

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The Saudi game company is well-funded and controversial

The head of a new multi-billion dollar gaming conglomerate backed by the Saudi government’s sovereign wealth fund says it is a real business and not a reputation booster for the controversial kingdom. Driving the news: The Savvy Gaming Group burst into public view in January with a announcement of the …

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