All publications for 06.07.2021
Red Candle Games describes sales of self-published version of Devotion as “insignificant”
Taiwanese developer Red Candle has discussed the fate of its troubled horror game Devotion nearly three months since its re-release on the developer’s website. The sales, according to the studio, have been insignificant compared to Devotion’s performance on Steam where the title debuted two years ago.
New Nintendo Switch coming in October — with OLED screen but no 4K support
While some fans have been waiting for a new Nintendo Switch to support 4K content, the console’s new version is pretty much the same in terms of technologies being used. The biggest difference, however, is the larger and brighter OLED screen.
Tencent goes on ‘Midnight Patrol’ with facial recognition system that prevents minors from gaming at night
Although Chinese laws forbid kids to play video games at night, minors have been using different tricks to bypass these restrictions. However, they probably won’t be able to do it anymore with the deployment of Tencent’s new facial recognition system.
SAAM announces itch.io game jam for indie developers to find projects that embrace individuality
Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) has offered indie developers a new creative opportunity with the announcement of SAAM Arcade 2021. This game jam won’t have judges and will be dedicated to projects about building community and embracing individuality.
Atari returns to its roots by focusing again on premium games instead of mobile and free-to-play titles
In the age when more and more companies are looking for new opportunities on mobile platforms, Atari has decided to go in a different direction. The company has plans to abandon some of its business efforts to produce more premium games for PC and consoles again.