All publications by tag «consoles»
Unity licensing update now requires Pro subscription to develop games for Xbox
At the end of June, Unity updated parts of its licensing rules with no public announcements. The update changed the way smaller developers create games for closed platforms. For example, it requires a Pro license to launch a title on Xbox.
Panic sells over 20,000 Playdate handhelds for indie games in less than 20 minutes
On July 29, Panic opened pre-orders for Playdate, a handheld device for indie games fitted with a crank. It has been making a buzz for its design and cute look for a while. And it seems that the hype was justified, as it took less than 20 minutes to sell over 20,000 units.
Internet and industry experts react to Steam Deck: “The largest day-1 library for a dedicated gaming device”
Steam Deck, a new handheld PC from Valve, drew a lot of attention from the games industry professionals. People are now making memes, comparing the device with Nintendo Switch, and praising its concept and hardware. However, the question is whether it will be able to compete in the market?
Chinese regulators limit potential of domestic console market, but indie devs to fill content gap
The console market is still relatively small in China due to its strict regulatory environment. However, domestic indie developers are now trying to fill this content gap by producing more games that appeal to the audience.