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Bethesda: 'Prey 2' No Longer in Development

Game Politics - 1 hour 2 min ago

According to this CNET report, Bethesda Softworks has finally said that Human Head's Prey 2 is no longer in development. Speaking to CNET at PAX Australia, Bethesda's VP of marketing Pete Hines said that many would not be surprised by this news, considering how much the company has talked about the game through "official channels" (read: not much).

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Nordic Games acquires de Blob IP

GamesIndustry.biz news - 1 hour 44 min ago
Austrian publisher adds another franchise to its growing collection of former THQ brands
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Anti-Game Researchers Used to Vilify #GamerGate Supporters

Game Politics - 3 hours 5 min ago

Mother Jones officially owns the dubious distinction of publishing one of the most ridiculous articles about #GamerGate - the social media movement about "ethics in games journalism" (or about gender politics, depending on whom you ask) - to-date.

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Denis Dyack is still making his Eternal Darkness followup

Gamasutra - News - 4 hours 5 min ago

Denis Dyack, formerly the founder of Silicon Knights and most recently Chief Creative Officer of Precursor Games, has revealed his next move: an all-encompassing entertainment company. ...

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Kamcord has opened a Japanese office

GamesIndustry.biz news - 4 hours 36 min ago
Mobile video sharing firm also planning offices in China and South Korea
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Denis Dyack returns with a new entertainment company

GamesIndustry.biz news - 5 hours 7 min ago
And Quantum Entanglement Entertainment is developing Shadow of the Eternals
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Blog: Making games is hard

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 25 min ago

On difficult decisions, and not being able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. "It feels like the number one enemy in any act of creation is time; there's never enough of it." ...

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Sega swings to losses, citing 'sluggish consumer spending'

Gamasutra - News - 5 hours 35 min ago

Sega saw a swing to losses during the first half of this fiscal year, due to what the company described as "sluggish consumer spending." ...

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Prey 2 is officially cancelled

GamesIndustry.biz news - 5 hours 47 min ago
"We never felt that it got to where it needed to be - we never saw a path to success if we finished it"
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Sega made an $18m loss in the first half of FY2015

GamesIndustry.biz news - 6 hours 19 min ago
Digital sales eclipse packaged games once again
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Surprising no-one, Bethesda cancels Prey 2

Gamasutra - News - 6 hours 50 min ago

Bethesda has officially cancelled development of first-person shooter Prey 2, as the company says that it simply wasn't good enough quality. ...

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The Witness artist reminds us to keep it simple, stupid

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 3 min ago

"To evoke emotions through art, in games or anything else, you have to break down your medium," says The Witness artist and Twelve Minutes developer Luis Antonio. ...

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Sony sold 3.3 million PS4s in Q2

GamesIndustry.biz news - 7 hours 9 min ago
Game division revenues up 84 per cent, but portable device sales are in decline
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Sony posts hefty losses, although its PlayStation business is not the problem

Gamasutra - News - 7 hours 24 min ago

Sony posted significant losses for the last fiscal quarter, although the company's PlayStation business was not the problem. ...

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Where Destiny Leads

GamesIndustry.biz news - 8 hours 6 min ago
Bungie's latest is a huge hit, but it's hard to see how it can sustain a long tail - regular DLC packs will hit diminishing returns very quickly
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Just a level solver: Why my puzzle game took over a year to complete

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:36pm

"I was stumped. Out of optimization ideas, I considered giving up. Maybe I could just put in the best solutions I found on my own and make it a competition for my players to beat those scores?" ...

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Kim Kardashian Helps Glu Mobile Rule The World

Game Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:02pm

Love them or hate them, the Kardashians and their brand are a powerful force to be reckoned with. If you need proof simply look at how much money Glu Mobile is making off one mobile game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

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Composing an indie RPG title track

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:00pm

On the collaborative process of working with a composer: "I gave some specific feedback... but I ultimately needed to trust his ability to polish the piece." ...

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Found Guilty of Hacking

Game Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:41pm

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg has been found guilty of hacking into computers and illegally downloading files in Denmark by a Danish court. The Danish court ruled that Warg and his co-defendant are guilty of breaking into computers owned by technology services giant CSC in February 2012. After gaining access to servers, the pair downloaded police and social security files, according to the BBC. Warg could face up to six years in jail when he is sentenced tomorrow.

His accomplice walked away free from the court because he had served 17 months in pre-trial detention.

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Two Finnish studios band together: Next Games acquires Helsinki GameWorks

Gamasutra - News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:39pm

Two startups with veterans from notable developers like Rovio, Supercell, and Remedy have joined up. Next Games is currently working on a Walking Dead mobile game. ...

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