All publications by tag «Italy»
34BigThings’ Valerio Di Donato on how a year under Saber has treated the studio
In November 2020, Embracer Group acquired a 100 percent stake in Turin, Italy-based 34BigThings through its subsidiary Saber Interactive. We caught up with Valerio Di Donato, CEO at 34BigThings, to discuss how, if at all, the acquisition by the corporate giant has changed the studio that has always prided itself on the freedom to be “superweird.”
Original Xbox creator Seamus Blackley to speak at Italy’s biggest gamedev event DStars Connects
Seamus Blackley has been announced as a keynote speaker for DStars Connects, Italy’s biggest event for game developers. Blackley is an experienced game designer best known for creating and designing the first Xbox console at Microsoft.
Alberto Belli on difficult year for Gamera and setting good launch for studio’s RPG Alaloth in 2022
Gamera Interactive CEO Alberto Belli has joined us to discuss what the Italian studio managed to achieve in 2021 and what to expect from it this year, including the launch of RPG Alaloth: Champions of The Four Kingdoms.
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases its first video game inspired by country’s heritage
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now also a game publisher, as it has released its first game. ITALY. Land of Wonders is a mobile puzzle adventure, which lets people explore the country’s art and culture.
chaosmonger’s Nicola Piovesan on old school sci-fi, avoiding moon logic puzzles, and breaking the fourth wall
ENCODYA is a cyberpunk point-and-click adventure game that came out on PC on Jauary 26. We caught up with ENCODYA’s developer Nicola Piovesan to discuss the game and the team behind it at chaosmonger studio.
Alberto Belli on Italian gamedev scene: “Evolution always arrives just before extinction”
Italy is a great market for games. It’s worth €1.7 billion, which means that people buy and play games. However, revenues from Italian developers account for just around €50 million, and almost everything comes from a handful of key studios.