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Sony is Offering PS4 Dev Kits to Universities

Sony is Offering PS4 Dev Kits to Universities

By Sean Patterson July 10, 2013

Sony devoted significant portions of both its February PlayStation 4 announcement and its big E3 conference to its embrace of game developers, including indie game developers of all sizes. These announcements have built good will for Sony with both developers …

Suda51 Studio Bought by GungHo Online Entertainment Suda51 Studio Bought by GungHo Online Entertainment

GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), a Japanese publisher, today announced that it has acquired the video game development studio Grasshopper Manufacture. GOE stated that Grasshopper Manufacture will continue to operate under that name, and that games currently under development will not …

Adobe Game Jam Shows Off Flash Development Tools Adobe Game Jam Shows Off Flash Development Tools
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Earlier this month, Adobe added its popular game development tools to its Creative Cloud membership program. The move will help lower the entry barrier into developing with Flash as it lets developers have access to every Adobe CS6, Web and …

Adobe Adds Game Developer Tools To Creative Cloud Adobe Adds Game Developer Tools To Creative Cloud
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Back in February, Adobe published a white paper that outlined the future of Flash Player. The company said that it would be refocusing its efforts on gaming and Web video after discontinuing work on the mobile version for Android. Almost …

Epic Games President Steps Down to Advisory Role Epic Games President Steps Down to Advisory Role

Mike Capps, president of Epic Games, announced this week that he will be leaving his position and stepping down to an advisory role within the company. He will also remain on Epic’s board of directors. This announcement comes just two …

Skullgirls Creators Found a New Development Studio Skullgirls Creators Found a New Development Studio

Though the game wasn’t a sensation, Skullgirls was a solid, well-reviewed indie fighting game that found a home on the PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game itself was an ode to fighting games, created by fans and professionals …

Kindle Fire Games Get Unity Plugin Support Kindle Fire Games Get Unity Plugin Support

Mark my words – Unity is going to be the next big game engine that everybody uses. Unreal Engine is still going to be the go to development suite for big budget console and PC games, but more and more …

EA Opens New Development Studio, Ghost, in Sweden EA Opens New Development Studio, Ghost, in Sweden

It may seem odd, but over the past few years Sweden has become quite a haven for game development studios. In addition to larger developers such as Starbreeze Stuidos (the developer of Syndicate and the Chronicles of Riddick games), indie …

Watch Dogs Preview Released; Ubisoft is hiring Watch Dogs Preview Released; Ubisoft is hiring

Ubisoft today released its first look at Watch Dogs since the game became the surprise hit of E3 this past spring. For those who missed Ubisoft’s E3 announcement and accompanying gameplay footage, Watch Dogs is a near-future cyberpunk game set …

Bethesda Opens a New Studio in Austin Bethesda Opens a New Studio in Austin

Bethesda Softworks this week announced it will open a new game development studio in Austin Texas. The studio will be named Battlecry Studios and will be headed by Rich Vogel. Vogel was most recently the executive producer for Star Wars: …

Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe Facebook Talks Game Development At GDC Europe
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Facebook is getting more and more involved with the games industry. They have one of the biggest gaming platforms on the Web and they need to enlist new talent if they are to survive. That’s why the social network attends …

Black Isle Studios Resurrected by Interplay Black Isle Studios Resurrected by Interplay

The website of the defunct video game developer Black Isle Studios was re-activated today, and it appears as if Interplay has resurrected the studio to create RPGs. As seen in the screenshot of the website above, a message on the …

Epic Games Creates Impossible Studios Epic Games Creates Impossible Studios

Epic Games, the developer behind the Gears of War franchise and the Unreal Engine today announced the official opening of Impossible Studios. The studio is located in Hunt Valley, Maryland, and Epic has named Sean Dunn as studio director. Dunn …

Bret Victor Is An Inspiration To Developers Bret Victor Is An Inspiration To Developers

I love inspirational speakers. They have a certain air about them, like they know what they’re talking about. While their job is to inspire people to do great things, it’s even better when their actions, not their words, inspire us …

Port Your Games To Chrome With These Tips Port Your Games To Chrome With These Tips

Google had quite the presence at the Game Developers Conference last week from announcing Google Play to helping developers compress high quality textures. Today, the developers have uploaded one of their other talks that focused on porting titles to Chrome. …