European Gamedevs are Afraid of the Crisis; Some May Not Survive
Bart Swiatek, 23 April 2020, 16:33
European Games Developer Federation conducted a survey on the condition of European gamedev companies and their concerns about the coronavirus crisis. 17% of such companies are worried that they may not survive three months. Small studios are in the worst position.
Beautiful Desolation Devs Ask Pirates for Support
Konrad Serafinski, 01 March 2020, 15:51
The creators of Beautiful Desolation, The Brotherhood, appealed directly to pirates, asking them for any support they can afford. There is even a special website where you can pay at least a dollar to ensure the future of the two-person devteam.
Game Refunds on GOG - Developers Share Their Concerns
Peter Doron, 28 February 2020, 13:07
The new refund policy at GOG.com has triggered a wave of online discussions about the validity of this solution. Developers, especially the independent ones, are mostly against. The feelings of the players are extremely mixed.
GDC - More Than Half of Currently Developed Games are Designed For PC
Frozen, 25 January 2020, 21:25
Game Developers Conference organizers conducted a survey among game devs, from which we can learn many interesting things about current trends in the industry, e.g. what percentage of developers prepares projects for PS5 and new Xbox.
Devs Say Making Games on PS5 is Easier Than Ever
Konrad Serafinski, 28 December 2019, 17:16
Developers say that creating games on PlayStation 5 is very simple and fun. This is what Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has said in an interview with Dengeki PlayStation.
Kojima Beats Two Guinness World Records
Konrad Serafinski, 11 November 2019, 22:26
Hideo Kojima has the highest number of followers on Twitter and Instagram among game directors. Thus, he beats two Guinness World Records at the same time, of which he boasted, of course, through social media.
MicroProse Returns and Announces New Game
Paul Wozniak, 01 September 2019, 21:41
The once popular game dev company, specializing mainly in strategy games and simulators - MicroProse - was acquired by David Lagettie. In a recent interview, he said that the first new titles will appear soon.
Telltale Games Resurrected
Michael Kulakowski, 28 August 2019, 22:40
Adventure game specialists Telltale Games will be revived by the new owners of the rights to the team name and its achievements, who have purchased them thanks to Chinese capital. There is a chance that in the future there will be a continuation to such series as The Wolf Among Us and Batman: The Telltale Series.
Google Stadia Partner Program Very Popular Among Developers
Bart Swiatek, 12 July 2019, 13:24
During this year's Develop:Brighton conference, Sam Corcoran - Technical Account Manager at Google - informed that over 4 thousand companies have already applied to the partner program of the streaming platform Stadia.
Sony Wants to Buy New Developer Teams
Konrad Serafinski, 02 July 2019, 13:35
Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan revealed that the company was thinking of buying new developer studios to create games for PlayStation 5. Does Sony intend to thumb its nose at Microsoft?
Dragon Age 4 Is BioWare's Main Priority - Anthem Loses Developers
Konrad Serafinski, 02 May 2019, 21:52
Three key members of the team working on Anthem have left the project. The reason for their departure is their involvement in the production of Dragon Age 4. How will it affect the further development of Anthem?
Here's How Devs Manipulate Release Dates on Steam
Milosz Szubert, 06 March 2019, 13:17
Mike Rose, the founder of No More Robots, has noticed a peculiar unfair practice adopted by some developers on Steam. Here's the trick - a fake release date is being set, and changed, to keep the title on top of the recommended upcoming titles list.
GDC 2019 report: PC remains developers' favorite platform
Michael Kulakowski, 26 January 2019, 22:35
According to the GDC report for 2019, based on a surver sent to four thousand developers from around the world, PC remains the most attractive platform for game development.
18% of game devs are working on next-gen titles
Adrian Werner, 25 January 2019, 15:09
According to a survey taken for GDC 2019, as much as 18% of developers are currently working on next-gen projects.
Epic Games will release network tools used in Fortnite
Bart Swiatek, 14 December 2018, 02:13
Next year, Epic Games will release network tools that were used in the production of Fortnite. They will be available for free, just like Unreal Engine 4.
The state of Polish gamedev as of 2016
luckie, 23 May 2017, 15:34
Games made in Poland - such as The Witcher 3, Dying Light, or This War of Mine - have earned worldwide acclaim. Let's take a closer look at Polish game dev scene as a whole.