Tying your mobile game to a major IP can have a huge impact on your installs and revenues. Or not.
We have already discussed how games are not just about playing anymore. Newzoo has segmented all game enthusiasts into eight distinct personas based on their gaming behavior ranging from playing to owning to viewing.
At the latest Gamecom, Tencent showcased PVPVE shooter with RTS elements called SYNCED: Off-Planet. The game features robo-zombies that you can eliminate or take control of to attack other players.
After six months of work, the CryEngine team rolled out a new version of the engine — 5.6. It features over 1,000 changes to optimize game development.
Several developers said the UK studio Chucklefish took advantage of dozens of unpaid contributors who worked on Starbound.
If you announce your game too early, you risk disappointing the community with the long wait. Thus spoke Borderlands 3 producer Chris Brock.
CD Projekt is now between big releases – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077. The publisher’s revenue, however, continues to grow, as do the sales of The Witcher 3, even four years later.
Blizzard sued China’s Sina Games over plagiarism. Its mobile strategy Glorious Saga heavily borrows element of the Warcraft series, Blizzard’s lawyers say.
It’s going to be a good year for China’s two largest gaming companies. For that matter, it’s going to be a good year for all of the country’s digital gaming market.