Industry

Game developers say union striking over terminology, not money

by 2 months ago

    Update (10/25/2016) According to representatives from both SAG-AFTRA and the video game companies, both parties agreed to table the issues of vocal stress, transparency, and the presence of stunt coordinators …

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    Here’s what voice actors are saying about the games industry strike on Twitter

    by 2 months ago

      What do Overwatch's Torbjörn, Mass Effect's Commander Shepard, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Adam Jensen have in common? They're all going on strike. The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation …

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      Video game voice actors on strike against major publishers

      by 2 months ago

        SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents many of the games industry's voice actors, declared strike today against several major publishers due to unsuccessful contract negotiations. The union and several major employers, …

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        Scotland’s games industry head count rose by 25 percent this year

        by 2 months ago

          The combined number of developers and publishers in Scotland's games industry surged by 25 percent in the past year, according to new research by TIGA, the trade association representing the …

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          Report: Component supplier expects Nintendo NX to ship 10-12 million units in its first year

          by 1 year ago

          Though production of Nintendo's new platform, the Nintendo NX, isn't expected to begin until the end of the first quarter of 2016, a recent Digitimes report claims that the console's component supplier is …

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          Electronic Arts is working on “a lot of new IPs,” will expand into “gigantic action games”

          by 1 year ago

            Patrick Soderlund, Executive Vice President of EA Studios, has stated in a recent interview that EA is working on expanding its reach into "gigantic action games," such as the Assassin's …

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            Havok acquired by Microsoft, will continue to work with Sony and Nintendo

            by 1 year ago

              The company Havok, which creates the Havok engine, a real-time physics engine that's been used in more than 600 games, has been acquired by Microsoft from its former parent company, Intel. "As we welcome Havok to the Microsoft …

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              GameStop’s CEO believes “disc-based games will be around forever”

              by 1 year ago

                GameStop's CEO, Paul Raines, has recently expressed his opinion that games will always feature a physical copy, even as the medium furthers into digital territory. "Disc-based games will be around …

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                FromSoftware opening second studio to create “3D CG assets”

                by 1 year ago

                  Bloodborne and Dark Souls developer, FromSoftware, has announced that it will be opening a second studio to focus on "creating 3D CG assets." According to a press release issued by the company, the …

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                  Court documents show Activision’s original plan for Destiny sequels up through 2019

                  by 1 year ago

                    Recently released court documents have detailed the original plans by Activision to release physical, retail sequels to Destiny up though 2019. Published by GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi (via GameSpot), the documents from the …

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                    EA COO talks the necessity of women in the game industry

                    by 1 year ago

                      Electronic Arts' Chief Operating Officer, Peter Moore, has explained how important he believes it is to include more women as key figures in the game industry. "We’ve gone from the personification of what we believe women …

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                      The Alchemist and Oh No release new album inspired by Grand Theft Auto V

                      by 2 years ago

                      To celebrate Grand Theft Auto V's release on the PC, The Alchemist, Oh No, and other artists have collaborated to produce an album inspired by the sounds of Grand Theft …

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