How BioWare’s Reaction to the Kotaku Report Went Wrong
Yesterday, Jason Schreier, Kotaku’s news editor and the author of BLOOD, SWEAT, AND PIXELS, posted a report that galvanized the gaming idustry. His article literally goes to great lengths to exhaustively explain how Anthem, which should have become the Bob Dylan of video games, ended up a mediocre title with a score of 59 on Metacritic.
Auto Chess Alpha Testing to Begin on Android
The creators of Auto Chess announced alpha test qualification for the mobile version of the game. The testing will begin on Android, with the team “actively preparing for the iOS platform”. According to the official website, “the development of the first version of “Auto Chess” is about to finish”.
Level design nuances of making the action-adventure game: Darksiders III case-study
Today action-adventure is a complex genre with a big variety of standards and principles. We talked with John Pearl, the Design Director at Gunfire Games, about the main principles of working on levels of Darksiders III.
Remastering Makes Sense in Ten Years After the Game’s Release
October 28 was marked by the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, which is actually the remaster of the namesake project that is already five years old. We discussed that with Alexander Kutekhov, Producer at Buka Entertainment, one of the largest Russian software developers and publishers.
Playrix: «Gardenscapes Has 3,5M DAU»
Gardenscapes was released on August 25 and become the next hit from Playrix. A month later, AppAnnie revealed that the launch of the game helped the developer to enter the Top 20 mobile publishers in the world. We discussed Gardenscapes transformation from hidden object to match-3, changes that were made and first results with the Head of the Kyiv office – Tanja Evdokimenko.