Misc.

Patrice Désilets Reveals New Studio

Patrice Désilets, creative director of the original Assassin’s Creed, has announced a new studio via his Twitter account.

The studio, called Panache Digital Games, is the first project from Désilets after departing Ubisoft for the second time last year.

Désilets originally departed Ubisoft in 2010 and…

13 Nov 1:38 AM 0 Read More...

New Video Game Award Show Coming In December

Producer Geoff Keighley has announced a new video game awards ceremony, The Game Awards 2014, set to debut on December 5th.

The show will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada and features an advisory board of gaming industry executives including Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima…

11 Nov 1:16 AM 0 Read More...

Jagex Confirms Possible Staff Layoffs

Jagex has confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz that some of its staff assigned to the Transformers Universe project is facing redundancies, but some will find roles on other Jagex games.

“It is with regret that we can confirm some members of the Transformers Universe team will now be facing the possibility…

11 Nov 1:13 AM 0 Read More...

Report: Warner Bros. Making Company-Wide Layoffs

According to a report from Game Informer, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara sent out a memo to employees this week saying that layoffs are set to begin across the company.

“These are difficult decisions, and we don’t take them lightly,” Tsujihara wrote in the memo acquired by Game Informer…

06 Nov 1:00 AM 0 Read More...

Bethesda Officially Cancels 'Prey 2'

Bethesda’s Pete Hines has confirmed to CNET at PAX Australia that Prey 2 has officially been cancelled.

“It was a game we believed in, but we never felt that it got to where it needed to be — we never saw a path to success if we finished it,” Hines…

01 Nov 2:01 AM 0 Read More...

Tellem, Levin Depart Microsoft As XES Is Closed

Microsoft has confirmed reports from earlier today, claiming Xbox Entertainment Studios head Nancy Tellem and second in command Jordan Levin have been let go as part of a broader round of layoffs as the studio has been officially closed.

“Yes, we can confirm that Xbox Entertainment Studios has closed as…

30 Oct 2:46 AM 0 Read More...

Satoru Iwata Returns To Work Following Surgery Recovery

According to Reuters, Nintendo Chief Satoru Iwata has returned to work after recovering from a surgery to remove a tumor from his bile duct.

Iwata missed E3 as well as Nintendo’s annual shareholders meeting in June while recovering from the surgery. However, Iwata has made his first public appearance…

30 Oct 2:46 AM 0 Read More...

Red Barrels Confirms 'Outlast' Sequel In The Works

In an interview with Bloody Disgusting, developer Red Barrels has confirmed that it is currently working on a sequel to Outlast.

“After shipping the [Xbox One] version of Outlast, we took some time to analyze our situation and we quickly realized we had at least another horror game in us…

24 Oct 11:47 PM 0 Read More...