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Tencent becomes Bloober Team’s largest shareholder by acquiring 22% of its shares for $19.5 million
Tencent continues to invest in Western developers by acquiring 21.97% of Bloober Team shares for PLN 77.6 million ($19.5 million). The deal makes the Chinese tech giant the biggest shareholder of the Polish studio.
Anshar Studios’ Mateusz Greloch looks back at Gamedec’s launch and looks forward to more fully narrative RPGs
Cyberpunk isometric RPG Gamedec came out on September 16. The game, inspired by the Gamedec book series by Marcin Przybyłek, puts you in the shoes of a game detective, who solves mysteries inside virtual worlds. A year ago, we discussed the Gamedec demo with the development team known as Anshar Studios. Now, days after the title’s release, we caught up with Mateusz Greloch, Community Manager at Anshar Studios, for an update on what has been…
CD Projekt Red runs its first Kickstarter campaign. It’s for The Witcher: Ronin manga. And some concept-testing?
CD Projekt Red has launched its first Kickstarter campaign. The publisher is raising money to release a hard copy collector’s edition manga set in an ancient-Japanese-inspired world where monster slayer Geralt trails the mythical Lady of Snow Yuki Onna.
How publisher PlayWay strives by promoting dozens of Steam games that might never come out
Poland-based publisher PlayWay is known for its bizarre marketing strategy, which is pretty unique for the Steam titles. Although it promotes dozens of games on Facebook, most of them don’t even have a release date. So how does this approach help the company win in the PC market?
“You deserve better than the product of stress and depression”: SUPERHOT VR devs remove content alluding to self-harm / sucide despite backlash from players
On July 21, the Poland-based developer of SUPERHOT VR issued an update to the game, which removed scenes alluding self-harm or sucide. Backlash from players ensued. However, the developer said it would not reverse the changes.
Bloober Team denies Silent Hill rumors, confirms development of two ‘bigger’ games
After the information about Bloober Team receiving grants for four games from The European Union’s Media Program has been made public, fans started to speculate that one of them could be a new Silent Hill project. However, the studio has dispelled all the rumors.
Four horror titles by Bloober Team co-funded with €150K grants from European Commission. Here’s why
Bloober Team received at least four grants, each worth €150 thousand, through the European Union’s Media Program. The European Commission awarded these grants to the studio to support the development of four horror games, including The Medium and Layers of Fear 2. Here’s what the European Commission saw in them.
Techland in quotes from devs and management
Ten current and former Techland devs spoke anonymously to The Gamer highlighing what seems to be the crisis of the studio’s management culture. We have selected the most graphic quotes both from the team and from the management on various aspects of the Dying Light 2 development.