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Anshar Studios on making Gamedec, cyberpunk RPG about solving mysteries in virtual worlds

Gamedec is an upcoming cyberpunk isometric RPG. It puts you in the shoes of a game detective, who solves mysteries inside virtual worlds. The story adapts to the decisions you make, but those won’t come easy to you. Players will have to make their morally ambiguous choices and deductions under constant time pressure, never able to collect enough evidence to piece together the whole picture.

The game, which already has a bunch of prestigious awards and nominations under its belt, 

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Eiyuden Chronicle raises $4.5 million on Kickstarter

46 thousand people backed RPG Eiyuden Chronicle on Kickstarter, having pledged the total of $4.5 million. This is almost 900% more than the amount initially requested. So far, only two games have shown better results.

Kickstarter campaign has ended for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, an RPG game inspired by classic JRPGs. Developer Rabbit & Bear Studios launched the campaign on July 27 and in just two hours raised the required initial $500 thousand.

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Balancing monetization and narrative in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Gamesindustry.biz talked to Josh Yguado, president of Jam City, the studio that developed the mobile RPG Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.

The biggest Hogwarts mystery prior to the launch was whether the developer would be able to combine the free-to-play monetization strategies with a compelling narrative-driven RPG experience.

The game’s performance shows that the studio succeeded.  As of March 2019, the title amassed 45 million downloads globally and brought in $100 million.