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Mind Detonator – News from the European gaming industry

Leading Hypercasual Game Company Challenge for Indie Developers Offers Major Investment, Mentorship, and Publishing Agreements Kwalee, a global leader in the development and publishing of hypercasual mobile games, has launched “Hypercasual Heroes” to recognize independent game developers who create compelling and original mobile titles with up to $ 100,000 upfront and a payout agreement. ‘edition […]

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Assassin’s Creed Infinity is an evolving live-service game with multiple historical settings – report

Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed will be more than just a standard game. Assassin’s Creed Infinity is the code name for the next game in the series. Currently in development at Ubisoft Montreal (Valhalla) and Ubisoft Quebec (Odyssey), the game is an evolving online platform that encompasses multiple historical parameters. Watch on YouTube A new report […]

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Hyper-relaxed French publisher TapNation integrates Adverty in-game advertising technology into multiple games – European Gaming Industry News

Reading time: 2 minutes Fnatic, the London-based global esports performance brand, today unveiled the first-ever set of protection policies designed specifically for professional gaming. The publication of the organization’s global protection policies highlights Fnatic’s commitment to leading the conversation and development of protection in professional gaming to create a more secure system that protects current […]

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iSoftBet-Betsson and Megaways Money Box

ISoftBet Director of Business Strategy Michael Probert and Betsson Group Head of Games Paul Malt discuss the recent collaborative launch of Piggy Bank Megaways. How did this collaboration come about? iSoftBet’s Michel Probert: Betsson has been a long-standing customer for many years. They have a multi-brand strategy and are constantly on the lookout for differentiated […]

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When gamers and generals clash: Baton Rouge video game development company designs virtual reality training for B-52 pilots | Business

Armed with programming expertise and video game development experience, Daniel Norman was able to implement a convincing virtual reality experience. But for this project contracted through King Crow Studios – the video game development company he works for in Baton Rouge – he wasn’t programming a fictional space station kitchen or a magical sports arena, […]

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Behind the galloping success of video games, the harsh reality of the industry’s working conditions

In a Twitter thread, Laralyn McWilliams, a video game designer since the 90s, discusses the “unspoken taxes” to be paid in the world of video game development, one of which is moving often. She lists in particular her many moves (10 in 27 years) which have weighed on her personal life. “It almost certainly destroys […]

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In 2021, PS4 games will arrive that you did not know

The PlayStation 4 is still packed with big game releases for 2021 – but you might be well aware of these upcoming titles by now. The second half of 2021 still looks great for PS4 releases, including some weird exclusives, some games you might have overlooked in all the E3 / Summer Game Fest hype […]

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Spiffbet – The next level gaming experience from Rhino Gaming – European Gaming Industry News

Reading time: 5 minutes Exclusive Q&A with GoodLuckMate CEO and Founder Nerijus Grenda With responsible gambling always at the forefront of gambling discussions and with all eyes on the UK as it conducts its unique review of its gambling laws, there could be some big changes in the industry as a whole. GoodLuckMate CEO and […]

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Video game developer Funcom opens studio in Bucharest

The new Funcom office in Bucharest will be open by the end of this summer. The studio will initially serve as the company’s headquarters for quality assurance, with plans in place to expand into other areas of game development over time. Funcom will provide quality assurance internally by opening a new branch in Bucharest which […]

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Sony Interactive Entertainment acquires Housemarque, developer of the recent PlayStation®5 Hit Returnal

SAN MATEO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced today that SIE has completed the acquisition of Housemarque Oy (“Housemarque”), a leading game developer and long-time partner of SIE. Recognized for his vast experience in the arcade shooter genre as well as for his strong creative and technical abilities, Housemarque has developed […]