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MyGames acquires hyper-casual studio Mamboo Games for over $2 million
"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."
September 20, 2021
"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
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Defining the unique identity of Deathloop's world and Visionaries through sound design
Deathloop pulls from an onslaught of inspirations to create something unique, capturing the aesthetics of a violent, ecc...
September 20, 2021
Deathloop pulls from an onslaught of inspirations to create something unique, capturing the aesthetics of a violent, ecc...
by Bryn Gelbart, Contributor
September 20, 2021
6 min read
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IGDA Women in Games group chair Jennifer Scheurle departs following abuse allegations
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
September 17, 2021
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 17, 2021
2 min read
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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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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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Opinion: The pandemic PAX - Relearning how to gather in a dangerous world
"A back-to-basics convention that actually did seem—whether accidentally or otherwise—to put meaningful interactions bet...
September 16, 2021
"A back-to-basics convention that actually did seem—whether accidentally or otherwise—to put meaningful interactions bet...
by Katherine Cross, Contributor
September 16, 2021
16 min read
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VR game discovery, Reddit, trailers & more
Is the market finally improving for VR? And lots more...
September 16, 2021
Is the market finally improving for VR? And lots more...
by Simon Carless, Blogger
September 16, 2021
12 min read
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Arkane explains the method behind the maniacal madness of Deathloop's iconic kick
"[After realizing parrying was a non-starter] we said hey, fuck defense, let's replace it with a boot kick in the gut."
September 16, 2021
"[After realizing parrying was a non-starter] we said hey, fuck defense, let's replace it with a boot kick in the gut."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
2 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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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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