I have spent a few hours playing Wildscapes and here are some thoughts about the game and a new direction Playrix is taking with it.
Poland-based SUPERHOT developers announced Superhot Presents, a small games fund to help indie developers start or finish their projects. In addition to funding, the studio offers organizational consulting and mentoring.
While rhetoric goes on that connects real-life violence to violent games, media keep citing research that defies any linear correlation between the two. Vox posted a chart showing that the roots of gun-related violence clearly lie elsewhere…
Tencent is steadily recovering after the Chinese government has lifted the freeze on game licensing in the country. During Q2, the Chinese giant released 10 mobile games.
For all its issues, one thing is true about Steam: it’s continuously working to make its systems better. One of them is the recommendation algorithm that looks at your library to figure what similar new titles might be…
The UK’s most popular game engine is Unity. 72 percent of local studios make games using this tech.
Striking Distance, the studio working on an undisclosed “original narrative experience in the PUBG Universe,” hired former Call of Duty and Dead Space developers, as well as three former Telltale Games artists.
Former id Software director Tim Willits got himself a new gig at Saber Interactive.
South Korea is the 4th top economy by video games revenue after the US, China, and Japan.
Several publisher have recently committed to disclosing odds on loot boxes. Epic Games follows suit and confirms its plans to make it a transparent mechanic.