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Single skeleton for all characters and other technical details of King’s Bounty II
1C Entertainment technical art director Alexey Vlasov has shared some details about the development of King’s Bounty II. The main production took only about two years, so it was a challenge for the whole team to make everything on time and optimize the game for all platforms.
BioWare founder’s studio once failed to pitch ‘reforged’ version of Star Wars: KOTOR
BioWare co-founder Trent Oster has revealed that his studio tried to pitch a “reforged” version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The pitch, unfortunately, failed, but now we have a little sneak peek of it.
China launches website to report game companies that don’t follow rules for playtime limits
China’s government continues its crusade against gaming addiction. Following the latest regulations, the authorities launched a special website urging gamers to report companies that violate state rules for playtime limits.
Akupara Games shares spreadsheet with game trailer specs for all key platforms
Indie publisher and developer Akupara Games has opened access to its internal spreadsheet, which lists game trailer specs for major stores. It might help prepare the right versions of video clips and get approval from platform holders.
Cory Barlog on wrapping God of War story in two games to not spend 15 years working on trilogy
Unlike the preceding trilogy, the Norse story of God of War will end after the second game. According to Sony Santa Monica creative director Cory Barlog, the studio just didn’t want to spend 15 years working on three titles.
Tales of Arise sells over 1 million copies in first week, bringing total shipments of series to 25 million
Bandai Namco has revealed that its new RPG Tales of Arise has sold over 1 million copies globally in just a week. It helped bring the total shipments of the famous Japanese series to 25 million units.
Report: NetEase downsizes game studios in wake of China’s latest regulations.
NetEase, which is the second-largest game publisher in China, has reportedly downsized some of its studios and taken dozens of employees off their jobs. It happened in the wake of the country’s latest restrictions on the games industry.
NVIDIA confirms authenticity of GeForce NOW database, says it includes ‘speculative’ games
GeForce NOW database leaked yesterday. It became a hot topic as it listed some intriguing unannounced games like the Half-Life 2 remaster, Injustice 3, and the PC version of God of War. NVIDIA has now finally responded to the leak, confirming that the database is real.
Key takeaways from Deathloop reviews: “One of the smartest and most outright entertaining games of the year”
Deathloop, a new game from Arkane Studios, has finally come out. Critics praised the immersive shooter about assassins stuck in a time loop, calling it one of the best titles of 2021 and a great successor to Dishonored.