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Daybreak Games Establishes Three New Franchise Studios

22 January 2020
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Daybreak Games today announced its “Franchise First” initiative in the form of a business structure that establishes three new individual creative franchise studios — Dimensional Ink Games, Darkpaw Games and Rogue Planet Games. Building on the success of the teams that introduced genre-defining games and franchises including DC Universe Online, EverQuest and PlanetSide, this business…

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Godfall Internal Early 2019 Trailer Leak

22 January 2020
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A minute-long trailer for the Game Awards 2019-announced third-person fantasy looter shooter Godfall that was allegedly used internally by developer Counterplay Games in early 2019 has leaked online via Reddit. Check Out the Godfall Leaked Trailer: According to the poster, the teaser does not represent the final quality of the game. A tweet from the…

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PlayStation is Skipping E3 2020

14 January 2020
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Sony Interactive Entertainment will not participate in E3 for the second year in a row in 2020, a company representative has confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz. According to the company, it does not feel the vision for the event is right for what it has planned for 2020. It will, however, attend “hundreds of consumer events across…

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Warner Bros. Montreal Teases New Batman Game Again

11 January 2020
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WB Games Montreal, developer of Batman: Arkham Origins, has teased fans with a cryptic image via social media. A cryptic image was released featuring an eagle and several blades surrounding a city with a coat of arms underneath. The iconography of birds, weapons, and regal apparel could hint towards the Court of Owls, a villainous…

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PlatinumGames Announces Partnership with Tencent to Help with Self-Publishing

7 January 2020
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Bayonetta 3 and Babylon’s Fall developer Platinum Games has received a capital investment from Tencent Holdings as a basis for partnership, the company announced. The partnership has no effect on the independence of Platinum Games, which will continue operations under its current corporate structure. Platinum Games president and CEO Kenichi Sato said the company will…

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Respawn’s Vince Zampella to Lead EA DICE’s LA Studio

3 January 2020
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Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella has taken on a new project leading Electronic Arts: EA DICE’s Los Angeles studio. In an interview with The LA Times, Zampella revealed his new role at DICE LA, which he will take on while remaining with Respawn Entertainment. Zampella described his position at Respawn as being that of a…

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Fumito Ueda’s GenDesign Seemingly Teases New Concept Art

3 January 2020
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GenDesign, the team behind PS4 exclusive The Last Guardian and headed by Fumito Ueda, has updated its website with a new splash screen that appears to be concept art for an upcoming project. Ueda has been pretty quiet since the launch of The Last Guardian back in 2015, only speaking with the media on rare…

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Embracer Group Acquires Little Nightmares Dev Tarsier Studios

21 December 2019
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THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has acquired Little Nightmares developer Tarsier Studios, the company announced. Embracer Group will support Tarsier Studios with long-term investments into new intellectual property development, and the studio will remain autonomous within Embracer Group’s wolly owned sub-group Goodbye Kansas Game Invest. Embracer Group and Goodbye Kansas Game Invest will act…

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Gladiux Teaser Trailer

19 December 2019
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Starcaster Games has released the debut trailer for Gladiux, its new combat action game set in the age of gladiators developed in partnership with Acquire and due out for consoles and PC in 2020. Watch the Gladiux Teaser Trailer: Gladiux is the first title by Starcaster Games since the studio was founded in April. The…

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‘Third-Person Fantasy Looter-Slasher’ Godfall Announced for PS5 and PC

16 December 2019
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Counterplay Games and Gearbox Publishing announced Godfall, a new bright fantasy “looter-slasher” at The Game Awards in Los Angeles. The new title will be available in late-2020 as a PlayStation 5 console-exclusive and on PC through the Epic Games Store. Check Out the Godfall Reveal Trailer: “We’re thrilled at Gearbox to have been chosen by…

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2K Announces Newly-Formed Studio Cloud Chamber. Developing Next BioShock

9 December 2019
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2K today announced the founding of Cloud Chamber, the newest, wholly owned game development studio under the Company’s publishing label. collective of storytellers eager to push the frontlines of interactive entertainment by making unique, entertaining and thoughtful experiences that engage the world, Cloud Chamber will build its team at two locations: 2K’s San Francisco Bay…

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GladiuX Announced by Acquire with First Screenshots

7 December 2019
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Starcaster Games has officially announced Gladiux for console and PC. It will launch in 2020 worldwide, with Starcaster Games publishing the game internationally and Acquire publishing in Japan. Starcaster Games describes Gladiux as “a new brutal arena styled combat game set in Ancient Rome,” which originally began as a remake of Acquire’s Gladiator Begins, a…

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PlayStation 25th Anniversary Message from Jim Ryan

2 December 2019
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Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan has posted a message in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of PlayStation, which is December 3 in Japan, on the PlayStation Blog. Additionally, the PlayStation Blog teased, “Join us all week at PlayStation Blog and on our social channels for a series of celebrations.” Find the full…

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Codemasters Acquires Project Cars Developer Slightly Mad Studios

29 November 2019
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Codemasters today announced it has agreed to acquire racing simulation specialists, Slightly Mad Studios. The agreement cements Codemasters’ position as a world-leading games developer and publisher of racing videogames and expands its portfolio to include the award-winning Project CARS, together with an unannounced Hollywood blockbuster title (Rumoured to be based on the Fast & Furious…

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Prey Developer Human Head Shuts Down. Bethesda Hires Team to Open New Studio

14 November 2019
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Bethesda Softworks has opened a new development studio, Roundhouse Studios, in Madison, Wis. Roundhouse Studios is staffed by the team from the recently closed Human Head Studios. Therefore, the studio will immediately begin work on unannounced projects at Bethesda. “Sadly, we had to wind down the business of Human Head Studios and close its doors….

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