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

by 2 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 10 months 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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              Phil Harrison has officially left Microsoft

              by 10 months ago

                Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox’s Corporate Vice President Phil Harrison has left the company in order to seek out "a fresh challenge." In a statement issued to Gamesindustry.biz, Head of Xbox …

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                Nordic Games continues to rack up properties, now owns Men of Valor

                by 10 months ago

                  Remember Men of Valor? I don't blame you. It was a Vietnam shooter released all the way back in the dark year of 2004. Now, eleven years later, Nordic Games …

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                  Is Bethesda planning to announce a new digital distribution platform at E3 this year?

                  by 12 months ago

                    Bethesda made waves a couple of weeks ago when they announced that they’ll be hosting their first-ever conference at this year’s E3. This is uncharted territory for Bethesda, one that …

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                    Epic Games launches Unreal Dev Grants

                    by 12 months ago

                    The team at Epic Games have launched a new program to encourage creativity among developers using Unreal Engine 4.  The company has slotted $5 million dollars to this new program …

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