All publications for 04.06.2021
Cory Barlog defends employees from online harassers after God of War 2 delay: “Be angry with me”
Sony Santa Monica Studio creative director Cory Barlog stood up for his colleagues who have been receiving hateful messages after a sequel of God of War was delayed to 2022. He asked everyone to blame himself and not other developers.
Festivals, Reddit, and demos: how Mind Scanners got almost 40,000 wishlists by launch
Brave At Night, known for its simulator Yes, Your Grace, has launched its first game as a publisher. The studio shared its experience of promoting Mind Scanners, a psychiatry simulation from indie studio The Outer Zone.
US parent organization accuses Roblox of baiting children into “casino-level” spending
Non-profit organization ParentsTogether urged Roblox to stop baiting children into “casino-level spending sprees.” According to activists, kids spend thousands of dollars in the game without parents’ knowledge and experience financial exploitation.
Sierra On-Line founders and King’s Quest creators developing first game in over 20 years
Ken and Roberta Williams are making their comeback to the games industry after being retired for two decades. Co-founders of Sierra On-Line, known for some of the most iconic quests of the 80’s and 90’s, are working on their new game.