Mobile

Respawn Co-Founder Helps Launch Mobile Studio

Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella has teamed up with former head of slot machine maker WBS Larry Pacey to form a mobile game studio called Nuclear Division.

In an interview with VentureBeat, Zampella said that the mobile gaming business was growing so fast, it’s “silly to ignore.” The…

29 Apr 2:44 AM 0 Read More...

Epic's Unreal Engine Subscription Supports Consoles Now

Epic Games announced during the Game Developer’s Conference in March that for just $19 a month, game developers could have access to Epic’s Unreal Engine 4. However, it would not include support for consoles.

Epic has now released the engine’s first major update, which adds full support…

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Epic Developing High-End Console Game

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney has told Edge that the company has three games in development: Fortnite, a mobile game, and a high-end title meant to show off the power and fidelity of the Unreal Engine 4.

Sweeney said that Fortnite will show off the engine’s versatility, and…

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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…

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