All publications for 16.05.2022
Program announced for WN Conference Istanbul’22, with talks from The Sandbox and Tim Willits
The WN Conference is coming to Istanbul on June 7-8. The program for the hybrid event has been announced, with a special metaverse track, talks dedicated to working with popular video game franchises, and NFT case studies.
Ukrainian studio Frogwares receives MegaGrant from Epic Games
Frogwares, known for creating a series of Sherlock Holmes games, has received the Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games. The Ukrainian studio will use this money to relocate its employees to safer areas and help the ones who have already moved to other countries in the EU.
No documentation and AC engine: what went wrong with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake
Ubisoft India, which was the original team behind Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, has reportedly faced multiple struggles during the development. The studio had little experience and received almost no documentation from Ubisoft.
Activision Blizzard’s diversity tool causes controversy online, with Overwatch devs denying using this “creepy dystopian chart”
The so-called “Diversity Space Tool,” which was recently introduced by Activision Blizzard, has drawn criticism from players and developers. Some of the Overwatch creators have also denied any connection to this technology.