All publications of the author Evgeny Obedkov
Remedy game development pipeline explained: how Alan Wake 2, Control 2, and other titles are funded and produced
On March 20, Remedy Entertainment published a more detailed version of its annual report. The document provides additional information about the company’s production pipeline and business strategy.
Dev integrates ChatGPT into Unity to edit projects using natural language prompts
In the era of ever-evolving language models and chatbots, many are wondering how AI technologies will influence various areas, including game development. Here is an example of a possible use case for ChatGPT in Unity.
Microsoft offers new remedies to EU, making regulator delay its ruling on Activision Blizzard deal
Microsoft has offered the European Commission a package of remedies related to its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard and the future of the Call of Duty franchise. The regulator has now postponed the deadline for its final decision.
Disco Elysium creators continue their fight against ZA/UM: “Paying back stolen money does not undo the crime”
Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov, original creators of Disco Elysium, have shared an update on their legal dispute with ZA/UM. Both stated that they didn’t drop their unfair dismissal claims.
Epic Games announces Unreal Editor for Fortnite, allowing players to create and publish their own games
Epic Games is now one step closer to realizing its metaverse ambitions. The company will release the Unreal Editor for Fortnite, so players can release their own experiences directly into the world-famous battle royale game.
“Microsoft always honors their contracts and obligations”: 6 game companies support Activision Blizzard acquisition
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has posted responses to its provisional findings from six game companies. They shared their thoughts on Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, seeing no reason for this deal to be blocked.
FTC wants more documents from Microsoft, including info about its ‘next-generation gaming ecosystem’
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now demanding additional documents from Microsoft. The regulator wants more information related to the company’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Sensor Tower: Mobile games with LiveOps generate 30 times more revenue than non-GaaS titles
Sensor Tower has released its State of Mobile Gaming 2023 report. This is a deep analysis of key market trends, as well as top performing genres, titles, and monetization strategies. Here are some findings from the study.
Disco Elysium co-creator Robert Kurvitz drops dismissal lawsuit against ZA/UM due to ‘lack of evidence’
The legal fight between ZA/UM and Disco Elysium original developers has taken a new turn. It appears that the game’s co-creators Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov have dropped their claims to the studio.