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J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot to open video game division

Announced in The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Interactive and Tencent will work alongside a new division within J.J. Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, to produce video games.Bad Robot Games will partner with the industry giants to ...

 
 
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Just Cause maker Avalanche acquired by Nordisk Film

Just Cause and Max Max developer Avalanche Studios is being acquired by Nordisk Film, with the media company moving from minority shareholder to full owner. Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, Avalanche CEO Pim Holfve called it "the right offer,...

 
 
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Agent 47 is bald because hair was just too difficult

You might've heard the story about Mario wearing overalls and just generally looking the way he does in part because of the limited power of hardware at the time of his creation, but did you know that Agent 47 of Hitman fame also got his ic...

 
 
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LawBreakers and Radical Heights studio Boss Key closing down

With the fast-paced multiplayer shooter LawBreakers failing to catch on in any significant way and developer Boss Key Productions quickly shifting gears to the battle royale craze with its fun but very rough Radical Heights, the studio's fu...

 
 
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar documentary released

The latest release from Gameumentary is the second in a three-part series covering the story of Vigil Games. Our Darksiders documentary was released in March, and our latest release covers the story of Airship Syndicate and the development ...

 
 
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Eastfound looks to scratch that retro Zelda itch

A lot of indie games seem to fly under the radar due to either a lack of marketing budget or being relatively early in development. Eastfound is one such game, but one of the developers behind it shot us an e-mail. Elias Viglione, founder o...

 
 
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Reboot Develop is the most chill game conference

I'm a few days removed from Reboot Develop 2018 and despite a long trip back home ripe for reflection and a more-or-less normalized sleep schedule, I'm still processing the event. Set along the Adriatic Sea in the otherworldly beautiful Dub...

 
 
 
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Tim Schafer explains his creative process

One of the things I'm most interested in hearing about is how creators, well, create -- how they generate ideas and then go about bringing them to life. Everyone seems to have their own personal method. In the case of Double Fine's Tim Scha...

 
 
 
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LawBreakers developer Boss Key shifting to new project

There's enjoyment to be found in Boss Key Productions' fast-paced multiplayer shooter LawBreakers, but it failed to resonate with a large enough audience. Without players, there is no game. The studio has broken its recent silence with a st...

 
 
 
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Play some games that were made on a train

Every year in the lead up to the Game Developers Conference, a game jam is held on a 52-hour train ride that goes from Chicago to San Francisco. The jam, affectionately called Train Jam, is something I look forward to following along with o...

 
 
 
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Darksiders: The Documentary officially released

Gameumentary is proud to share with you our first feature length documentary covering the Darksiders franchise. The documentary is over an hour and a half long and covers everything from Darksiders I, II, Jesper Kyd's involvement in the ser...

 
 
 
 
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Blazing Chrome looks like a long-lost run-and-gun

Blazing Chrome sells itself pretty darn quickly. It's an authentic-looking retro run-and-gun game from Oniken and Odallus creator Joymasher in which one player is a resistance fighter and the other is a robot with a mohawk who's helping to ...

 
 
 
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Kongregate is making its own PC game platform

Carving out a sustainable piece of the PC digital distribution market won't be quick or easy, but I'm looking forward to seeing Kongregate try exactly that later this summer. The popular browser game portal has announced Kartridge, "a new c...

 
 
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Hidden Metal Gear Survive message spells out 'KJP forever'

Metal Gear Survive is a strange game in and of itself, but the context surrounding Metal Gear as a whole makes it even stranger. We're stuck in this messy transitional period between the Kojima-led games of old and whatever direction Konami...

 
 
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Joe Madureira Documentary - From Comics to Games

This past week Gameumentary released its latest Side Feature documentary covering the early career of Joe Madureira in comics and games.  This Side Feature marks the beginning of Gameumentary's coverage on the Darksiders franchise and ...

 
 
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THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row publisher Koch Media

This is a big one to wake up to. When I read the news I thought it was the other way around, but THQ Nordic, the company that single handedly resurrected THQ in 2016, has acquired Koch Media. That name sounds familiar right? Well it owns De...

 
 




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