Misc.

'Assassin's Creed' Movie Gets New Writers

According to Deadline, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed film has signed Bill Collage and Adam Cooper to re-draft the script.

The scipt was previously helmed by The Wolverine writer Scott Frank and British playwright Michael Lesslie. Collage and Cooper’s most recent work include Exodus: Gods & Kings, the…

09 Apr 12:47 AM 0 Read More...

Report: Molten Games Loses Funding, Fires Staff

Molten Games, a studio founded by former Sony Online Entertainment and Blizzard veterans in July 2013, has lost its funding forcing it to lay off its entire staff, Gamasutra reports.

The news originated from an anonymous source, however Gamasutra has since found further evidence including a Twitter post from the…

04 Apr 11:18 PM 0 Read More...

Amy Hennig Joins EA's Visceral Games

Former Naughty Dog creative director Amy Hennig has joined Electronic Arts’ Visceral Games to work on an unannounced Star Wars title as creative director.

“Amy has long been recognized as one of our industry’s top visionaries, and is coming off an amazing run as the Writer and Creative Director…

03 Apr 9:14 PM 0 Read More...

Amazon Reveals $99 Fire TV

Amazon has announced an Android-based media streaming box called Amazon Fire TV featuring 2GB of memory, a quad-core processor, dedicated GPU and built in Wi-Fi.

The device is priced at $99 with an optional console-like controller available for $40. Those who choose to go without the…

02 Apr 10:50 PM 0 Read More...

Valve's Aaron Nicholls Joins Oculus VR

Oculus VR has announced via Twitter that Valve’s Aaron Michaels has joined the company.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Aaron Nicholls to the team,” the company said. “He’ll be working out of the Bellevue R&D lab with Atman and crew.”

“It’s been exciting working on…

02 Apr 12:07 AM 0 Read More...

Zynga Baltimore Co-Founder Joins Boss Fight

Mobile free-to-play studio Boss Fight Entertainment has announced today that Paul Stephanouk has joined the Texas-based studio as its design director.

Stephanouk has 14-years of experience in the video game industry, beginning his career at Big Huge Games where he worked on Rise of Nations, Rise…

01 Apr 12:36 AM 0 Read More...

Michael Abrash Departs Valve For Oculus

Valve’s leader of Research and Development, Michael Abrash, has left the company to serve as chief scientist at Oculus VR today. Abrash arrival at Oculus comes just after Facebook’s recent acquisition of the company for $2 billion, which Abrash addresses in a blog post on the Oculus VR…

29 Mar 2:43 AM 0 Read More...

Runic Games Co-Founders Leave Studio

Runic Games co-founders Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer have announced their departure from the Torchlight studio, on the Runic Games’ message board.

“I should say from the outset that this is an amicable departure, that I consider the amazing team at Runic my friends and family, and that it…

28 Mar 12:19 AM 0 Read More...