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Key franchises boost video game sales at Bandai Namco

Gamasutra - May 15, 2019 4415

The worldwide launch of major new titles like Soulcalibur VI, Ace Combat 7, and Jump Force helped boost sales at Bandai. ...


Chat with the developers of A Plague Tale: Innocence at 12PM EST

Gamasutra - May 15, 2019 4411

The developers of A Plague Tale: Innocence are taking your questions starting at 12PM EST on the GDC Twitch channel. ...


'Record high' investments see revenue and profits fall at Paradox

Gamasutra - May 15, 2019 4410

Revenues and profits are down at Paradox Interactive for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, but that's largely because of the company's ongoing investment efforts. ...


'Record high' investments see profits fall at Paradox

Gamasutra - May 15, 2019 4410

Revenues and profits are down at Paradox Interactive for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, but that's largely because of the company's ongoing investment efforts. ...


New releases driving sales at Square Enix, but launch costs cause profits to dip

Gamasutra - May 13, 2019 4301

New releases including Kingdom Hearts III, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Just Cause 4 are driving sales at Square Enix, which just released its financials for the full-year ended March 31, 2019.  ...


Chat with the developers behind Close To The Sun at 12PM EST

Gamasutra - May 08, 2019 4027

You can chat with the Italy-based developers of the Epic Games Store exclusive Close To The Sun starting at 12PM EST. ...


Don't Miss: Pay-To-Flay: Examining microtransactions in Mortal Kombat X

Gamasutra - May 07, 2019 3990

In this 2015 feature, we examine how F2P monetization mechanics are seeping into premium game design by looking at Mortal Kombat X and asking: how do you monetize without compromising game design? ...


Risk of Rain 2 crosses 1 million sales in first month

Gamasutra - May 03, 2019 3750

Risk of Rain 2 has sold over 1 million units during its first month on Steam Early Access, according to developer Hopoo Games. ...


Former temps claim NetherRealm has long history of exploitation and abuse

Gamasutra - May 02, 2019 3701

"[Temps] were called nicknames behind their backs and they were very inappropriate, especially for women. A lot of the nicknames for women were really perverted and disgusting." ...


Report: Cheaper Switch model will focus on portability

Gamasutra - April 18, 2019 2927

A new report from Nikkei claims Nintendo's rumored cut-price Switch will be geared towards portability, but will still be compatible with the console's television dock ...


Amy Hennig thinks game streaming could spark a creative revolution

Gamasutra - April 17, 2019 2875

Veteran writer and director Amy Hennig hopes the advent of game streaming services like Google Stadia will spark a creative revolution within the games industry. ...


Breach developer QC Games has shut down

Gamasutra - April 04, 2019 2155

"Thank you for all the kind words of support and constructive feedback over the months, and thank you for believing in QC Games and Breach." ...


Ubisoft ends production of Starlink toys following poor sales

Gamasutra - April 04, 2019 2153

"Despite the immense and continuous support from our players, the sales for Starlink: Battle for Atlas fell below expectations." ...


Borderlands 3 will be a six-month Epic Games Store exclusive on PC

Gamasutra - April 03, 2019 2102

The deal means Steam users will have to wait until April 2020 to get their hands on the game, which likely won't go down well in certain circles. ...


Gamasutra's favorite slides from GDC 2019

Gamasutra - April 02, 2019 2055

The Gamasutra editorial team shares their favorite photos of slides from different GDC 2019 talks. ...


These are Gamasutra's favorite slides from GDC 2019

Gamasutra - April 02, 2019 2055

The Gamasutra editorial team shares their favorite photos of slides from different GDC 2019 talks. ...


FoxNext VP on turning Marvel: Strike Force into the Starbucks of mobile games

Gamasutra - March 29, 2019 1830

"If you think about it, say Starbucks; a lot of people spend $15 or $20 a week on Starbucks on coffee and snacks and stuff and that†™s a great value for them and they†™ll do that forever." ...


Xenoblade developer Monolith Soft staffing up for Zelda project

Gamasutra - March 28, 2019 1770

Xenoblade developer Monolith Soft is hiring developers to work on another entry in The Legend of Zelda series.  ...


'Buddy pass' will let Wolfenstein: Youngblood players share with friends

Gamasutra - March 27, 2019 1722

The newly unveiled Wolfenstein: Youngblood is taking the Nazi-hunting series into co-op territory, and publisher Bethesda Softworks has come up with a novel way to ensure friends can play together.  ...


Discord evolves verified servers with new community tools

Gamasutra - March 14, 2019 1002

Discord has made a raft of notable changes that should help game developers build stronger communities while giving them more agency when it comes to monetization.  ...


Netflix is turning Dragon's Dogma into an anime series

Gamasutra - March 12, 2019 892

In news that you can file under 'rather surprising,' Netflix has announced plans to develop a new anime series based on Dragon's Dogma. ...


Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Cathode MK1

Gamasutra - March 07, 2019 628

Cathode MK1 offers games across multiple CRT screens, forcing players to follow the game as it moves from monitor to monitor. ...