There are more soccer moms in the wild than previously thought, then. Because Zumba Fitness, a fitness title developed by 505 Games has once again taken the number spot on the UK game sales chart.
Meanwhile, Crysis 2 fell to number 3. Get the top 40 below the break.
A UNC-TV report details the advantages of developing games in Raleigh North Carolina compared to other locations in the U.S., where cost of living is higher, like Los Angeles, California.
So soon? We’re barely into 2011 but already the industry’s looking towards E3. I can’t wait.
It’s starting to get too expensive to be a gamer, because so many good games are being released at the same time, you’re sometimes left in this strange position of choose one over the next.
That shouldn’t be the case BioWare co-founder Ray Muzyka contends, adding it’s becoming “very hard” for the gamer to keep up.
Seems as if what many have feared is true. A publishers milking game developers in the name of the almighty dollar? This might just be the case, as legendary game developer and former Capcom head of Research & Development and Online Business and Global Head of Production, Keiji Inafune, says he left the company because Japanese publishers are “making developers into salarymen”.
After taking the FPS crown away and becoming the biggest game publisher in the world, you’d think EA would enjoy the downfall and demise of its main nemesis, Activision, but that’s not the case at all.
Before there was Enslaved, you had Heavenly Sword. A game developed by Ninja Theory and owned by Sony. Now, though, the focus is all on Monkey and his companion Trip. According to Ninja Theory, the studio developing the game, Enslaved: Odyssey To The West got a lot right that Heavenly Sword didn’t.
I guess the older you grow the more wisdom and experience you get? All truths are parallel, friends.
THQ, the studio behind hack-n-slash title, Darksiders, has said that in the gaming industry, there’s no room for mediocre titles. I couldn’t agree more.
I know, the headline must be confusing right? Indeed.
The man who created what is now dubbed the best RPG franchise still alive, might be calling it quits when he completes the title his developing exclusively for the Wii, The Last Story.
Dear Sony, a note from the wise. When you make a mistake, you learn from it, not act stubborn and repeat the same bad decisions over again like you’re hard of learning. Eventually, your boat will sink; and that’s something none of us would want to happen.
The black race, a very intelligent one, has seen many hardships over the years. But as time progressed and people changed, things started becoming better.
Don’t get me wrong, the hardships of brutality that the race suffered from American hands were downright atrocious, but the past, although never forgotten, must be left behind if we’re to move forward in this great country and in the world.
Yes, we’re long past the distresses of slavery and the separation of the ’60s, but in many segments of society, stereotyping is still prevalent. The gaming industry is one of them.
Not too often we get someone who’s not afraid to speak his mind on the touchy subjects of the day in any arena. People mostly shy away from saying controversial things, even if true, to avoid the chastisement that usually follows.
In this case it’s the gaming industry. No one would dare go up against Sony and talk extremely harsh about its products, especially PSPgo, but one man did. Nobody would even think of contesting Epic Games and the deal they have with Microsoft to even go as far as saying the developers regretted it, but one man did.
Yes indeed, others would be afraid of being punished, cast aside and neglected, but not this man; he’s basically gone up against every major developer, publisher and console manufacture saying things that most would die before blurting.
Competition’s getting stiff in the gaming industry, with major publishers snatching independent developers to broaden their portfolio. Yesterday it was announced that Insomniac Games and EA Partners had forged a deal to release a new IP that would be on PS3 and Xbox 360. And just recently Bungie and Activision had inked a deal, one just like EA and Insomniac that will see the studio developing new multiplatform IP.
Now, THQ has joined the ranks, or at least taken the first step towards doing so. The company has just announced a partners program dubbed THQ Partners, and will be headed by ex-VP of publisher relations at IGA Interactive, Tim Walsh.