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"There's a change in the way games are exploited in the market"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:09am
Ubisoft execs explain why they cut unit sales projections by 30% while total revenues are virtually unscathed
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Ubisoft's operating income grows 40% as digital takes 50% of sales

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 7:59am
Ghost Recon Wildlands and For Honor were strong performers for the publisher; Assassin's Creed and Far Cry confirmed for current fiscal year
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Blog: Some advice for game dev grads of 2017

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 7:40am

Entering a highly competitive, saturated workforce can feel like jumping into a void, but building productive habits can help you get closer to that dream job. ...

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Consumer fatigue? Poor marketing? Paradox explains why Tyranny struggled to hit sales target

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 7:35am

"Maybe it's that a lot of nostalgia fed into the initial bubble and that's why it's never gonna hit that peak again." ...

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Obituary: Solidus Snake voice actor John Cygan

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:39am

Veteran actor John Cygan, the man Metal Gear fans will remember as the voice of Solidus Snake, has passed away after a long battle with cancer ...

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itch.io: "Open marketplaces can work"

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:14am
Founder of itch.io Leaf Corcoran discusses the past, present and future of the indie-friendly storefront and why Steam doesn't have any real competition
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Sega plans to revive 'major' franchises by 2020

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:13am

In a new "Road to 2020" corporate presentation, the company outlined a number of business strategies it believes will boost revenue in the long-run. ...

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HTC turns to financing to boost VR uptake in Europe

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:01am
It begins in the UK for £35 a month
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Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon on reinventing fighters for home consoles

Gamasutra - News - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 5:51am

"The first game had four people on the team, and now we have about 200. We were making that game for arcades, it was completely different hardware." ...

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Capcom signs creative agency Bits + Pixels for major brands

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 4:47am
Agency will collaborate on Resident Evil, Street Fighter and Monster Hunter
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Razer takes up to $100 million in new investment - report

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 3:32am
Horizon Ventures' investment is based on $2 billion valuation, tied to a new partnership with 3 mobile network
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“No region or city is free of the games industry's gender disparity”

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 3:00am
Gram Games calls on companies around the world to push for better diversity, just as it's doing with The 22% Project
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Audiomotion founder Mick Morris joins Kuju

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 2:54am
Industry veteran will be Kuju's director of business development
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UploadVR sued over sexual harassment allegations

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 2:35am
Former social media director claims "unbearable" atmosphere for female employees, accuses rising VR company of wrongful dismissal
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Strange New Things and the quest for 'meaningful gaming'

GamesIndustry.biz news - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 12:28am
Ageing, politics and a maturing medium mean the ex-Techland CCO's new outfit is making anything but another Dead Island
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Crossfire owner Smilegate on the hunt for global game developers

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:14pm
Publisher eyes esports to establish Crossfire in Europe and US
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ZeniMax extends legal pursuit to Samsung Gear VR

GamesIndustry.biz news - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:10pm
Former id Software employees John Carmack and Matt Hooper involved in fresh VR lawsuit
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With a legal win against Oculus, ZeniMax turns to a new target: Samsung's Gear VR

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 3:56pm

3 months after winning an award of $500 million in its lawsuit against Oculus VR, ZeniMax Media is setting its sights on another target: Samsung, and its Oculus-powered Gear VR headset. ...

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Obituary: Arcana Heart developer Tohru Sakurai

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:46pm

Word is spreading today that writer and game developer Tohru Sakurai, best known in the game industry for his work on the Arcana Heart fighting games, has passed away. ...

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Video: Building Beauclair for The Witcher 3's Blood and Wine DLC

Gamasutra - News - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:16pm

At GDC 2017 CD Projekt Red's Kacper Niepokolczycki breaks down the process of creating the digital city of Beauclair, capital city of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's Blood & Wine DLC. ...

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