All publications for 20.08.2021
Germany rated “rather bad” as video games economy by country’s devs
A recent survey by Game, the German Games Industry Association, asked domestic publishers and studios to rate the international competitiveness of Germany as a video games economy. 56 percent of the respondents rated the country “rather bad,” with 14 percent rating it “bad.” Only 30 percent chose the answer “rather good.” Zero companies answered “very good.”
Roblox criticized for ‘exploiting’ young devs by charging ridiculous fees and paying them with pretend money
Roblox, which now has over 20 million games, might seem like a good platform for kids to start their journey as game developers. However, its business model hides many pitfalls. Quintin Smith from People Make Games has explained how he thinks Roblox is exploiting young devs.
It was Tencent all along! How China’s tech giant inspired Epic to bypass Google Play, something Google hoped Tencent would help stop
While the news around the Epic antitrust legal battle have been dropping for months now, it is just now that the court documents have been shared in an unredacted form.