Global Game Jam 2019 Kicks Off Today with a Sale on Steam!

The Global Game Jam 2019 starts today at 17:00 local time in countries all around the world, as thousands of professional and hobbyist game designers gather in 862 registered sites for a 48-hour game development marathon across 114 different countries. To celebrate the 11th annual Global Game Jam, Valve is running a sale this weekend for a discount of up to 85% off some of the hit games that got their start during past Global Game Jams, including: iO, Surgeon Simulator, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Starwhal, Mushroom 11, A Normal Lost Phone, “how do you Do it?”, Screencheat, Home Improvisation:…

CI Games Announces United Label, A New Publishing Label For Empowering Indie Developers

CI Games, the developer and publisher of the acclaimed Sniper Ghost Warriorand The Lords of the Fallen franchises announces today the creation of its publishing label dedicated to indie developers, United Label. Created in 2002, CI Games has become a recognized independent player in video games, with worldwide operations and key franchises, selling over 7M units of the Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise and 2M units of Lords of the Fallen. “We are bringing our existing publishing capabilities to talented developers. We started this process with one of our own IPs, by giving the entire…

Wargaming to Host Special Event for US Veterans and Active Soldiers During 2018 Army vs. Navy Game

In honor of our veterans and active-duty members of the military who put their lives on the line for their country, Wargaming is giving back via two special activities. The first is a special charity event in the Greater Philadelphia Area, during the annual Army vs. Navy football game on December 8, 2018. At this event, Wargaming invites guests to come to a local sports bar and watch the game, with free food and drinks provided by the publisher. More info and a sign-up form to request an invitation can…

Superluminal releases next-generation performance profiler

Superluminal announces today the global release of their flagship product – Superluminal Performance – which re-imagines the way software developers approach software optimization. In modern game and software development, software optimization is a labor intensive and costly process, caused by a combination of inadequate tools and manual processes. Game studios spend approximately 15% of total programmer time for a given project on optimization, according to the startup’s co-founders. With its new product, Superluminal aims to decrease this time by a quarter by making the process much more accessible and efficient.…

Central & Eastern European Game Awards Nominees Announced

Central & Eastern European Game Awards is a joint project of gamedev associations from 15 countries from our region.   Country Organzation Belarus BelGameDev Bulgaria Sofia Game Jam Croatia Croatian Game Developers Association Czechia Czech Game Developers Association Georgia International Game Developers Association – Georgia Hungary Games Hungary Latvia Latvian Game Developers Association Lithuania Lithuanian Game Developers Association Macedonia Macedonian Game Development Association MAGDA Moldova Association of Creative Industry Companies in Moldova Poland Indie Games Poland Foundation & Polish Games Association Romania Romanian Game Developers Association RGDA Slovakia SGDA The…

THQ Nordic acquires the “Kingdoms of Amalur”-IP – among other assets from 38 Studios

THQ Nordic today announced that the acquisition of the intellectual property “Kingdoms of Amalur” has been finalized with 38 Studios LLC, based in Providence, RI, US. The deal also covered the acquisition of the “Amalur” – based on the abandoned MMORPG project “Copernicus”. The acquisition itself is being handled by THQ Nordic AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, and daily operations (sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be done via THQ Nordic GmbH in Vienna, Austria. About Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning The minds of New York…

Black Desert Online Creators Pearl Abyss to Acquire CCP Games, Makers of EVE Online

Today, Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss announced that it will acquire CCP Games, the creators of popular spaceship MMORPG EVE Online. The deal outlines that CCP Games will continue to operate independently as a developer with studios in Reykjavik, London and Shanghai, while integrating the company’s extensive development and publishing expertise into Pearl Abyss’ operations for all current and future projects. EVE Online is a space-based, persistent world MMO game, developed by CCP’s Reykjavik studio. The game first launched in 2003 and has since gained recognition for its scale…

Graffiti Games to Showcase The King’s Bird, Double Cross and Joggernauts at PAX West 2018

Independent video game publisher, Graffiti Games, revealed today that it is bringing its upcoming titles; The King’s Bird from Serenity Forge, Double Cross from 13AM Games, and Joggernauts from Space Mace, to this year’s PAX West in booth 6716. Attendees will be able to experience hands-on time with the games before their upcoming releases. To celebrate Graffiti’s first attendance at PAX West, the publisher is providing those that visit the booth (6716) a chance to win a PAX West Grand Prize Package that includes a 50-inch television, game keys and…

Gamescom ’18 – World of Tanks AR Hands-on

We all know Wargaming for their World of games. Wargaming started out with World of Tanks, later World of Warplanes (and the 2.0 version) joined the family and the last one joining the World of series is my favourite: World of Warships. World of Tanks has been around for quite some time and you might know every spot on the map, know when to hold, to attack and where to flank an enemy. But sometimes things happen that I just want to see in a replay, that’s why the game…

Neurogaming Showcases World of Tanks VR at gamescom 2018 and opens an office in Amsterdam

Neurogaming is thrilled to announce the release of the latest version of World of Tanks VR at gamescom 2018. The new instalment features two playing modes; team deathmatch or “every man for himself” mode (deathmatch). From 2 up to 8 people can play simultaneously. The newly added map features a bright summer setting and takes players to a fresh location with an ancient castle surrounded by impressive mountains. Hardcore fans will also get to try brand-new vehicle classes. Players can now use light and heavy tanks which have been added…