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Chapel Hill firm’s top executives and developers will join Playdom, which says it plans to “leverage” game development talent in Triangle.
First 3-D games conference shows opportunities and obstacles in taking video games to a new dimension of play and experience.
After an ad about Gears 3 appears at an Xbox site and a magazine reports about a new first-person shooter for EA, Cliff Bleszinski says he will announce two games on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Magazine breaks news about “Bulletstorm,” Epic’s new game for Electronic Arts.
Two studio executives recently fired by Activision and accused of inappropriately meeting with a rival company said Monday that they will create games to be distributed exclusively by one such competitor, Electronic Arts Inc.
A pair of former Virtual Heroes veterans launch Threshold Games, creating two games in just six months. They encourage “crowdsourcing” for ideas and feedback, and so far business is good.
Pop sensation Justin Bieber takes Bleszinki’s spot on Jimmy Fallon show. Tweeted Cliffy B: “ … the truth of the matter is that we wanted to take a couple more days to polish what we're showing.”
Take note - This event is about much more than games and Cliffy B, the creative guru from Epic Games who will tout the company’s next likely megahit on Jimmy Fallon’s show this week.
According to Los Angeles Times, Die hard director Len Wiseman leaves the “Gears” project, which is based on the game developed by Cary, N.C.-based Epic Games. Report says the movie’s budget is also cut.
The second conference that highlights the RTP area’s growing videogame and digital entertainment sector will offer panels on variety of topics, including immersive learning and gaming’s future. Plus, companies will reach out to job seekers.
Videogame review: February’s top-selling game matches splicers, Big Daddies, Big Sisters and includes a multiplayer mode across new dimensions. This time, however, you take on a Big Daddy role, not that of a mere human.
Mobile games apps is a big driver. The announcement is perhaps most disappointing to companies that have created their own software to run on Windows phones issued to their employees. The news also leaves software developers with a dilemma: Write applications for Windows Mobile 6.5, which will soon be a dead end, or write for Windows Phone 7, which isn't coming out until later this year.
Unreal Tournament 3, Unreal engine 3, and now triple tweets possibly about Gears 3 from Epic’s Cliffy B. The saga continues, but for how much longer?
“We might have a new one coming out,” Mike Capps says in interview with VentureBeat. Epic is focused on Gears empire, he adds. “E3 will be very exciting for fans of Epic.”