Sony is Offering PS4 Dev Kits to Universities

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…

Epic Shuts Down Impossible Studios After Just Six Months

Epic Games today announced that it is shutting down Impossible Studios. No reason was give other than “it wasn’t working out for Epic.” Impossible was formed only six months ago, on August 9, 2012. The employees at the company were…

Latest DayZ Update Includes a Fashion Show

The last developer update on the upcoming standalone version of DayZ included just about everything fans of the game could want to know. Dean “Rocket” Hall revealed that many of the proposed overhauls are complete and that others are being…

Arma 3 Map Name Changed Following Greece Arrests

Bohemia Interactive today announced that it will be changing the name of the main island featured in its upcoming Arma 3. The island will now be known as “Altis,” rather than “Limnos.” The name change comes after two Bohemia developers,…

Mobile Game Development Is Easy And Profitable (If You’re Lucky)

It seems that everybody is going into mobile game development these days. The traditional console market is shrinking as more and more gamers tire of the same 6-year-old hardware. They’re beginning to look for new experiences that they can’t get…

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 The Latest Flash Development Tools

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

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

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, Lab Zero Games

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…