Wired Productions Announces Partnership with TakeThis, Inc.

Wired Productions, an independent games publisher and developer, is pleased to announce the start of a year-long campaign to help raise awareness and bring ongoing attention to the importance of mental health issues. This awareness is being undertaken in partnership with TakeThis, Inc, a non-profit charity that seeks to inform communities about mental health issues to provide education about various mental health disorders and to reduce the stigma often associated with mental illness. Over the course of the next year, Wired Productions will embark on a series of activities, including…

Frontier Developments announces Frontier Expo 2017

Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) today announced the first ever Frontier Expo, taking place October 7 at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. FX2017 brings together the players and developers of Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster for a day of gaming and celebration. Frontier Expo will be Frontier’s biggest ever community event and the next step in the studio’s journey as an independent developer and publisher of triple-A videogames. Frontier Expo is Frontier’s key press and community event in 2017, featuring eagerly-anticipated announcements regarding the future of Elite Dangerous, what’s next…

Splash Damage and Wargaming Join Forces 

Splash Damage, the British studio behind several blockbuster multiplayer hits, today announced their partnership with Wargaming, a leading free-to-play developer and publisher. The partnership will see Splash Damage applying their vast multiplayer expertise to brand-new projects for Wargaming’s community. With the deal sealed, Splash Damage is actively hiring at their London based studio, career opportunities can be found here: http://www.splashdamage.com/careers “Splash Damage is known for building loyal relationships with only the world’s leading platforms, IPs and suppliers, and creating one-of-a-kind teamplay hits,” said Paul Wedgwood, CEO of Splash Damage. “As…

Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries #4 Released

In the latest episode of Total War: ARENA Developer Diaries, host Luke Kneller talks with Creative Assembly’s team about commanders. Discover how each of the legendary heroes you lead into battle affects play style, the nuances they bring to every battle, and the wealth of new tactical options that unlock as you progress through the game. So, which commander will you choose?

devcom: First speakers announced

The first set of speakers for the devcom developer conference has been revealed: between Craig Morrison (Design Manager at Blizzard, Irvine), Ivan Buchta (Creative Director at Bohemia Interactive, Prague) and Alexander Fernandez (CEO of Streamline Studios, Singapore), numerous leading games industry voices from all over the world have confirmed their appearance. This has been announced today by Aruba Events, Koelnmesse (Cologne Trade Fair) and BIU – the German games industry association, who are creating up the new industry meeting devcom. The first sessions at the devcom developer conference highlight its…

Wargaming and Warner Bros. have partnered in support of Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller “Dunkirk”

In support of the upcoming epic action thriller Dunkirk, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Wargaming.net has partnered with Warner Bros. to remember the seminal World War II event that inspired the motion picture. Wargaming, the world leader in free-to-play online WWII video games with a base of 180 million registered players, continues to revere history’s defining moments and the wartime vehicles that shaped their outcomes. The evacuation, known as the “Miracle of Dunkirk,” took place from May 26th until June 4th, 1940, when hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers…

Raiders of the Broken Planet Background Story Video Developer Diary Out Now

MercurySteam have released the second developer diary for Raiders of the Broken Planet, that focuses on the the background story of its 4 divided by 1 asymmetric shooter. Currently in closed beta Raiders of the Broken Planet takes a pulp sci-fi approach melding comic book visuals with an intense narrative that involves various factions fighting for an mythical power source. In one of the moons of Saturn, a scientific expedition from earth discovers the remains of a space ship stranded millions of years ago. The explorers enter the ruins and…

Meet Wargaming Labs

Meet Wargaming Labs, an organizational unit within Wargaming that acts as a breeding ground for innovative and experimental PC and console gaming projects. Wargaminbg Labs believe that talented people and promising companies with great ideas should be nurtured and given an opportunity to shine. In the video you can discover how we leverage our expertise to help your game succeed, offering business, promotion, and operational support. So, if you’re a small team and think you’re on to something big — why not get in touch? http://wargaminglabs.com  

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Charity Invitational Highlight Reel

Last week we announced PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS first Charity Invitational and livestream extravaganza to raise money to benefit Gamers Outreach, to help aid in hospitalized children’s recovery. We’re happy to report that the event raised almost $225,000! To commemorate this achievement the team put together a quick video to highlight the event.

Craig Sullivan to Drive Creative at Amazon Game Studios

Amazon Game Studios wanted to let you know that Need for Speed creative lead Craig Sullivan has joined the Amazon team as Creative Director. If you’ve ever spent time tearing up the streets in Need for Speed, smashing cars to pieces in Burnout, or unleashing a hail of gunfire and destruction in the FPS BLACK, you’re familiar with Craig’s work. Craig loves bringing players innovative experiences that are big, fast, and filled with fun. During his 20 years making games, Craig and his teams have won everything from VGAs to…