Archive for category: games

Patrice Desilets announces new game: Ancestors
/ April 23, 2015 12:14 pm
Patrice Desilets announces new game: Ancestors

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Patrice Desilets, the creative director who oversaw Assassin's Creed 1, 2 and Brotherhood, has announced the first game for his new Panache studio at Reboot Develop in Dubrovnik." . Read More

The Earth will spend $91.5B on video games this year
/ April 22, 2015 11:14 am
The Earth will spend $91.5B on video games this year

VentureBeat reports "The global gaming market will reach $91.5 billion this year, according to an upcoming report from research firm Newzoo. That will represent a 9.4 percent increase compared to 2014’s $83.6 billion. Revenues will increase on PCs, consoles, and tablets, and smartphones will lead the way with 21 percent growth year-over-year.". Read More

Rob Pardo partners with Unity
/ April 22, 2015 10:27 am
Rob Pardo partners with Unity

GamesIndustry.biz reports "It's been almost a year since Rob Pardo left the role of chief creative officer at Blizzard, with the developer telling GamesIndustry.biz he spent much of that time 'catching up on life.'" . Read More

Is the US gov’t finally over video game violence?
/ April 21, 2015 12:15 pm
Is the US gov’t finally over video game violence?

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Violence in video games has long been a hotly debated topic. Ever since the days of Mortal Kombat, when Senator Joe Lieberman chaired a subcommittee on violent games in Washington that ultimately led to the formation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) in North America, it's been a political football." . Read More

Meet Blizzard’s eSports boss
/ April 21, 2015 12:08 pm
Meet Blizzard’s eSports boss

GamesIndustry.biz reports "One of the most surprising things about the recent eSports boom that has taken place over the last couple of years is just how many of the big AAA studios are still struggling to find their place in it. Blizzard is not one of those studios." . Read More

Strong year sees Sony climb above Microsoft in revenue rankings
/ April 21, 2015 11:56 am
Strong year sees Sony climb above Microsoft in revenue rankings

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Newzoo has updated its chart of the world's biggest games companies by revenue, painting a picture of a year of almost universal growth across the industry's top 25 companies." . Read More

Will eSports thrive on mobile?
/ April 17, 2015 10:52 am
Will eSports thrive on mobile?

GamesIndustry.biz reports "The fast-growing eSports market has become a major force behind the success of companies like Riot Games, which is notching up well over $1 billion in revenue on an annual basis from its single game League of Legends." . Read More

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