All publications for 14.10.2021
Paradox on almost canceling Bloodlines 2: “We were actually prepared to close the production completely”
The Vampire: The Masquerade — Bloodlines 2 development has been a rollercoaster for a while now. Paradox Interactive has revealed that it was close to canceling the production. Eventually, the company decided to go ahead with development and now hopes that players will love the game.
Journalists discuss what is wrong with game reviews: “SEO rush kills nuanced critique”
There have been a lot of discussions about the relevance of game reviews, as more players find them useless or don’t know how the whole process looks behind the scenes. Even game journalists agree that the whole system should be changed, although no one seems to know the right solution.
M.O.B.A. Network acquires gaming forum ResetEra.com for $4.5 million
M.O.B.A. Network, which acquires, develops and operates gaming communities, has snapped up gaming forum ResetEra.com for $4.5 million. The company has paid $3.55 million upon closing the deal, with another $1 million to be paid by 31 December 2021.
ArenaNet co-founder starts new distributed studio Possibility Space with average annual salary of $100K
ArenaNet co-founder Jeff Strain has announced game development studio Possibility Space, which is now working on an announced AAA title. It is made up of former employees of Valve, Ubisoft, Oculus, and other prominent companies.