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IGDA Estonia on conflict around Aeon Must Die!: “We’re conducting an independent investigation”
The Estonian chapter of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) talked to Game World Observer about the situation around Aeon Must Die! The development team behind the title accuse the employer, Limestone Games, of unbearable work conditions, manipulation and corruption.
Marianna Krjakvina, Executive Vice President at IGDA Estonia, answered our questions.
Marianna Krjakvina, Executive Vice President at IGDA EstoniaWhat does IGDA Estonia think about the situation?
Former Limestone Games employees accuse studio management of “crunch, harassment, abuse, corruption, and manipulation”
Gismart offers new publishing scheme for experienced devs
Mobile game development is a high risk business. The Belarusian-British publisher Gismart has announced a new model of collaboration with third-party development teams, which, according to the company, “will increase the opportunity to release successful games in a shorter timeframe.”
Dauntless’ Nick Clifford on cross-play, community feedback and blind spots in production
Dauntless is a free-to-play online action RPG from Phoenix Labs that is available on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and the Nintendo Switch. On June 11, the developers rolled out a major content update called Call of the Void.
Ahead of the update release, we caught up with Nick Clifford, Marketing Director at Phoenix Labs, to check out the new content and talk about the studio’s take on multiplayer games in 2020.
Supercell officially launches Brawl Stars in China, earning $1 million on day 1
Brawl Stars launched globally in November 2018. To date, the title still hasn’t crossed the $1 billion revenue milestone. However, that might change soon. Yesterday, YOOZOO, the Chinese partner of Supercell, announced that the game was officially released in China.