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WB Games hires David Hewitt to be studio head of Monolith Productions
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
September 16, 2021
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Super practical indie game marketing with Chris Zukowski - GDC Podcast ep. 24
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
4 min read
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Omdia Analyst: In-app ad revenue is growing faster than in-app user spending
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
September 16, 2021
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
by Guillermo Escofet, Contributor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Obituary: ZX Spectrum creator Clive Sinclair has passed away at 81
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
September 16, 2021
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Former Destiny, Halo composer owes Bungie thousands after being found in contempt of court
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
September 16, 2021
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
2 min read
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Elodie nets $32.5 million to develop cross-platform titles
Elodie was co-founded by League of Legends former head of product David Banks, and Riot Games' former design director Ch...
September 16, 2021
Elodie was co-founded by League of Legends former head of product David Banks, and Riot Games' former design director Ch...
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Mobile publisher Azur nabs minority stake in app developer Skyrocket for $2.2 million
Azur is known for publishing casual titles like Stack Ball and has achieved over 2 billion downloads to-date.
September 16, 2021
Azur is known for publishing casual titles like Stack Ball and has achieved over 2 billion downloads to-date.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Alexandre Parizeau will head up Amazon's Montreal studio
Ubisoft Toronto co-founder Alexandre Parizeau will be the head of Amazon Montreal, the megacorp's new game studio that r...
September 15, 2021
Ubisoft Toronto co-founder Alexandre Parizeau will be the head of Amazon Montreal, the megacorp's new game studio that r...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 15, 2021
1 min read
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ADL warns that sexist and racist in-game harassment is continuing to rise
The Anti-Defamation League is warning that in-game harassment targeting women, Black players, and Asian players has incr...
September 15, 2021
The Anti-Defamation League is warning that in-game harassment targeting women, Black players, and Asian players has incr...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 15, 2021
3 min read
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SEC hits App Annie with a $10m fine for securities fraud
The SEC has fined mobile analytics firm App Annie for $10 million, alleging that the company engaged in deceptive practi...
September 15, 2021
The SEC has fined mobile analytics firm App Annie for $10 million, alleging that the company engaged in deceptive practi...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 15, 2021
2 min read
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Game monetization, the promise of play-and-earn, and harmonizing incentives
Play-and-earn is a promising new monetization model that can harmonize the incentives between developers, players and in...
September 15, 2021
Play-and-earn is a promising new monetization model that can harmonize the incentives between developers, players and in...
by Ryan Foo, Blogger
September 15, 2021
14 min read
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Tinybuild will acquihire Deadside developer Bad Pixel for up to $17.1 million
"We are actively looking at a number of other potential acquihires and larger scale acquisitions."
September 15, 2021
"We are actively looking at a number of other potential acquihires and larger scale acquisitions."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 15, 2021
2 min read
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NecroDancer dev Brace Yourself is paying staff to pursue personal projects
The studio has permanently implemented a '20 percent' project that lets staff spend work hours chasing personal goals.
September 15, 2021
The studio has permanently implemented a '20 percent' project that lets staff spend work hours chasing personal goals.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 15, 2021
2 min read
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Digital Bros has become the co-owner of nascent RPG developer Nesting Games
Nesting's co-founders have worked on franchises including Assassin's Creed, Skylanders, and Prince of Persia.
September 15, 2021
Nesting's co-founders have worked on franchises including Assassin's Creed, Skylanders, and Prince of Persia.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 15, 2021
1 min read
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Another senior HR executive exits Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard head of people Claudine Naughton is departing the company, with former Disney HR exec Julie Hodges t...
September 14, 2021
Activision Blizzard head of people Claudine Naughton is departing the company, with former Disney HR exec Julie Hodges t...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 14, 2021
2 min read
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