Free Lives on Studio Ghibli-inspired reverse city builder Terra Nil: “Player involvement is a central part of our development ethos”
Restoring the environment instead of turning the planet into an industrial nightmare? This is what Terra Nil is all about. We spoke with Free Lives producer Ruan Rothmann about making this beautiful reverse city builder.
Many devs had no idea about Google Stadia shutdown, wondering “what’s happening with our games, deals, anything”
Google has decided to kill Stadia, just like many other products before it. It seems that the company didn’t notify its partners beforehand, making game developers wondering about the future of their projects and deals.
Devolver Digital: Inscryption sales reach 1.46 million units, Cult of the Lamb exceeds full-year expectations
Devolver Digital has released a financial report for the first half of 2022. The indie publisher also opened up about its plans and shared results for some of its hit games like Cult of the Lamb and Inscryption.
Top PC game genres on Steam: Simulation and Strategy tags still generate buzz
Game discoverability expert Simon Carless has shared some data on top Steam tags. The chart is dominated by different simulation and strategy subgenres, with platform and puzzle titles generating much less interest among PC players.
Slime Rancher 2 surpasses 300k units sold. This was achieved with ‘zero crunch’, game director says
Slime Rancher 2, a sequel to the 2017 hit first-person simulation game, came out to a massive success. According to indie studio Monomi Park, the title has sold over 300k units in less than a week since its launch.
Report: game companies use charter flights to evacuate their employees from Russia amid mobilization
Game companies have started to massively evacuate their employees from Russia in the wake of the declared mobilization. According to the latest reports, some studios use charter flights to take staff out of the country.