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Boss Key Productions Reveals Senior Hires

Cliff Bleszinski’s new studio Boss Key Productions has revealed its first wave of hires beyond co-founders Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee.

The work history of the new staffers include work at studios including Epic Games, Red Storm, Neversoft Entertainment and Irrational Games. The company detailed the following hires:

Chris…

24 Jul 12:37 AM 0 Read More...

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Delayed To November

Dragon Age: Inquisition executive producer Mark Darrah has announced that the game has been delayed to November 18th, on the Dragon Age website.

“Since we began working on Dragon Age: Inquisition almost four years ago, our goal was to create the best Dragon Age experience ever,” Darrah wrote,  in part…

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'Battlefield Hardline' Delayed To 2015

Dice vice president and group general manager, Karl Magnus Troedsson, has announced that Battlefield Hardline has been delayed to 2015, so the development teams have more time to develop the game further and deliver a better product for players.

“Back at E3, we launched a beta for Hardline — we wanted…

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Bungie And Marty O'Donnell Reach Lawsuit Settlement

Former Halo composer Marty O’Donnell will receive $95,000 after settling a lawsuit against Bungie chief executive Harold Ryan, VentureBeat reports.

O’Donnell worked on each Halo title up to Halo Reach, and also composed music for Destiny. However, in April he was terminated by the studio’s board…

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Facebook's Acquisition Of Oculus Officially Closed

Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR has officially closed today, the two companies have announced.
“We’re looking forward to an exciting future together, building the next computing platform and reimagining the way people communicate,” the companies said in a joint statement.
Facebook announced its plan to acquire Oculus VR…

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'Modern Combat 5' Cracked & Pirated By Contest Winner

Pirated copies of the mobile first-person shooter Modern Combat 5: Blackout made its way onto torrent websites this weekend, according to Gameloft the cracked versions originated from an early copy given to contest winners.

“So Gameloft did a contest to win an early copy of MC5, and one of…

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Google To Stop Listing In-App Purchase Games As 'Free'

Last December, the European Commission called for companies like Apple and Google to reevaluate their handling of free-to-play titles. It asked that consumers not be misled about the “true costs involved” with free games, and children not be urged to make in-app purchases. It then met with…

19 Jul 1:14 AM 0 Read More...

Boss Key Productions Hires Former 'COD' Developers

Cliff Bleszinski’s studio Boss Key Productions has hired two former Call of Duty: Ghosts developers to work on its upcoming shooter, Blue Streak.
Ryan Palser, who previously was an animator at Neversoft and worked on Call of Duty: Ghosts, will join Boss Key as a senior animator. David Rose…

19 Jul 1:13 AM 0 Read More...