Wargaming Heads to gamescom 2018 with Plenty to Show Off

— The biggest gaming trade show is nearing with over 350,000 public and business attendees ready to see the past, present and future of video games. Opening on August 21, 2018 for the media and August 22 for all visitors, Wargaming is ready to conquer the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, with a 1000m²+ show floor with entertainment for all, including a stunning stage program, musical numbers, dancers, contests and more. This year is going to be big as Wargaming is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Throughout the booth, there will be…

Nordisk Film invests in Star Stable Entertainment AB

Nordisk Film invests in Star Stable Entertainment AB, the Swedish company behind Star Stable Online, an online MMORPG adventure horse game for girls. Nordisk Film will invest EUR 15 million for a substantial minority ownership share of Star Stable Entertainment AB. Star StableOnline is a vast online multi-player adventure game designed to encourage girls to work together to solve problems and complete challenges as well as explore a large-scale, complex fantasy world from horseback. With more than 14 million registered users in 182 countries, Star Stable is the most popular…

Silicon Valley invests $400K into Norwegian indie developer

Henchman & Goon, an independent game studio based in Bergen, Norway, announced today that Altered Ventures, a Venture Capital fund based in Silicon Valley, has invested over $400,000 in their upcoming game, Pode. This is the first time a Norwegian game studio has received Altered Ventures funding for a project, and Pode has already received accolades, including a People’s Choice Award Nominee for Game Connection in 2018. “For us it was important to find a partner that had experience from the games industry, with the same passion for games that…

Wargaming Alliance Signs Publishing Deal with Mad Head Games

Wargaming Alliance, Wargaming’s third-party publishing unit, announced today it will be publishing a new game developed by Serbian-based game developer Mad Head Games. Founded in 2011 and with offices in Belgrade and Novi Sad, Mad Head Games has become a powerhouse in the casual adventure game genre. Their 141-strong studio has released 36 titles in the hidden object puzzle adventure mold and are ready to step up to their next challenge. A natural fit due to both studios’ player-centric design ethos, Mad Head Games stood out from over 100 developers…

Deadly Premonition: The Board Game Now Available for Pre-Order

Rising Star Games announced today that Deadly Premonition: The Board Game will launch a limited run via Amazon.com on January 31. Currently available for pre-order, the board game will be made as a new “Deluxe Edition,” featuring premium game-enhancing items such as the custom die, original soundtrack, and themed gaming cloth. Also included is a download key for the original cult hit PC videogame, upon which the board game is based. Pre-order Deadly Premonition: The Board Game HERE: www.amazon.com/Deadly-Premonition-Deluxe-not-machine-specific/dp/B078WBVY32/ “This new Deluxe edition of the board game is in honor…

$10,000 Awarded to Take This, Inc. in aid of Mental Health Awareness

Wired Productions, an independent games publisher and developer, and LKA, a leading Italian games studio, are pleased to announce the resounding success of their initial fundraising for mental health awareness. Take This, Inc. a charity whose mission is to raise awareness, offer support and provide safe spaces to those in need is to receive all proceeds from the activity, with an award of $10,000. Applying to digital sales across all formats, 25% of the net receipts from each copy of The Town of Light sold within the promotional window were…

Wargaming Opens Mobile Development Studio in Moscow

Continuing its advance into the mobile sector, Wargaming is proud to announce the opening of a development studio in Moscow, one of the most prominent mobile game development hubs around the globe. Wargaming Moscow is to be headed by Andrey Zimenko, an experienced professional with a 13 years’ track record in game development. His previous jobs include overseeing mobile publishing in Wargaming Alliance and leading a mobile development studio in Mail.Ru. “Moscow is one of the most significant centers for mobile gamedev in the world so we had to establish…

SOEDESCO and 1C Company team up

Publishers SOEDESCO and 1C Company are excited to announce their cooperation. The first project in this cooperation aims to release boxed editions of award-winning hardcore sci-fi platformer Blackhole and non-violent sci-fi platformer Shiny to PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, with more titles expected in the future. The two games can be found in stores in early 2018. About Blackhole Blackhole is a hardcore sci-fi platformer made by FiolaSoft Studio. The game revolves around a spaceship which crashes on Entity, an unidentified object resembling a planet. The player takes on the role…

Gambitious raises new capital and bolster management team, reemerging as Good Shepherd Entertainment

Gambitious B.V. was founded in 2011 as an unprecedented model for funding video game development, growing over time into an equally accomplished publisher of independent titles. Today its founders have announced a rebirth of that vision, backed by an infusion of new capital and expansion of its leadership team. The company, now rebranded as Good Shepherd Entertainment, will focus on improving production values in indie games, especially writing, music and voice acting, while strengthening its marketing team and aggressively growing its proprietary private investor network to participate in its successful…