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Activision Closing Mobile Studio The Blast Furnace

Activision’s U.K.-based mobile studio, The Blast Furnace, will be closed by the end of the month, Activision has confirmed to MCV.

Activision revealed in January that it was “exploring options” for the studio, including a possible sale.

“Having explored a range of options, including a potential sale…

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

Former Bungie, Rockstar, Ubisoft Devs Form Studio

A team of developers who have previously worked at studios including Bungie, Kabam, Rockstar Games, Insomniac and Ubisoft have announced a new indie studio called Zombot Studios, Polygon reports.

Co-founded by Ben Berens, who worked on Kabam’s God Father mobile game, and Alex Chu, concept artist for titles…

13 Mar 12:47 AM 0 Read More...

Rodeo Games Acquires Unreal Engine 4 License

Rodeo Games has acquired an Unreal Engine 4 license, making it the first indie mobile studio to do so.

“Rodeo Games is already a very impressive player within the dynamic mobile sector,” Epic European territory manager Mike Gamble said, in part. “We’re working closely with them to help them…

11 Feb 11:28 PM 0 Read More...

'Flappy Bird' Creator Explains Decision To Pull Game

Speaking to Forbes, Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has revealed that he decided to remove the game from all mobile marketplaces because people were getting addicted to the game.

“Flappy Bird was designed to play for a few minutes when you are relaxed,” Nguyen said, in part. “But it happened…

11 Feb 11:27 PM 0 Read More...

Telltale Removes 'Wallace & Gromit' From Digital Stores

Telltale Games has announced on its forum that Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures has been removed from digital distribution platforms due to the company’s agreement with Aardman Studios expiring.

“Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures has been withdrawn from sale on digital distribution platforms due to the expiration…

21 Jan 12:58 AM 0 Read More...

'World of Tanks' Developer Opens Seattle Mobile Studio

World of Tanks developer Wargaming.net is opening a new studio in Seattle, which will develop mobile games.

The new studio is currently unnamed, but it will be headed by Z2 co-founder David Bluhm. “We think mobile games is still a relatively new space with massive upside,” Bluhm told…

07 Nov 1:53 AM 0 Read More...

'Battlefield 4's Battlescreen Not Coming To PS3, 360

Speaking to Engadget, Battlelog Assistant Producer Jesper Nielsen has said Battlefield 4′s Battlescreen will not work on the PS3 or Xbox 360 versions of the game. Battlescreen is a feature on Battlefield 4′s Battlelog which shows a live map of the players current game on a tablet, smartphone…

06 Aug 2:47 AM 0 Read More...

Unity Adding Support For Microsoft Platforms

Unity Technologies has announced a partnership with Microsoft which will see Unity development tools supporting Microsoft platforms

28 Jun 4:13 AM 0 Read More...