All publications for 08.09.2021
New studio 2.21 to develop Little Big Adventure sequel / reboot
A new studio called 2.21 has been announced in Paris. It’s co-founded by Didier Chanfray, the creator of classic franchise Little Big Adventure. The studio is about to start the production of a new game in the series, although it’s unclear whether it will be a sequel or reboot.
Sony to buy UK-based developer Firesprite to strengthen AAA games catalogue outside its core genres
Sony Interactive Entertainment announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Firesprite Limited. The UK-based developer founded by industry veterans from SIE’s Studio Liverpool is known for developing games that showcase cutting-edge hardware.
Dontnod and Fingersoft among latest game companies to implement new work-life balance policies
Creating a better work-life balance has been a topic of discussion in the games industry for a while. Dontnod and Fingersoft have become the latest studios to make steps in this direction by introducing new policies to make their employees’ work more comfortable.
Activision restores its logo in Call of Duty marketing after previously omitting it
Activision rolled out a reveal trailer for Call of Duty: Vanguard’s multiplayer mode, which proudly sports the publisher’s logo in the trailer’s end slate. That’s unlike last month’s debut trailer for the title, which ran with the slate “Call of Duty presents” while noticeably omitting any Activision branding.