All publications of the author Evgeny Obedkov
FBI steps in to investigate CS:GO match-fixing in North America
FBI is now entering a new area, as it tries to handle the case of professional players fixing matches in CS:GO. Although the problem is global, this investigation relates to North America, particularly match-fixing in the North American Mountain Dew League.
Supercell announces 3 new Clash mobile games that are ‘nothing like’ prior titles
On April 2, Supercell made a major announcement about working on three new mobile games based on its famous Clash franchise. The company also notes that these titles will be different from any other game it has released.
Newzoo: Journey to the West mobile games earn 2.45 times more than titles based on Marvel IP
Newzoo published a report on IP-based mobile games. The analysts calculated that titles based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West earn almost 2.5 times more than all mobile games based on Marvel’s intellectual property combined.
Tencent’s TiMi Studios becomes world’s largest developer after earning whopping $10 billion in 2020
TiMi Studios is known for mobile games like Call of Duty Mobile and Honor of Kings. The company reached $10 billion in revenue last year and, from now on, will also be developing titles for other platforms.
Indie developers on losing their PS Vita games and income after store’s closure: “It’s a real shame”
Sony’s plans to close PS3, PSP, and PS Vita stores have affected not only gamers but also a lot of indie developers. They are at risk of losing games they spent years developing and their money forever.
Naughty Dog’s former tech art director discusses his Promethean AI technology designed to help build virtual worlds
Promethean AI is a new technology developed by Naughty Dog’s former technical art director. It is the world’s first artificial intelligence that “works together with artists, assists them in the process of building virtual worlds.”
Activision Blizzard welcomes former CIA chief operating officer in its top management
Brian Bulatao has become a new chief administrative officer at Activision Blizzard. He worked as COO of the CIA and was a member of Donald Trump Administration. The company, however, decided to not publicly announce the appointment.