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Posts tagged “Video game industry”

Updated April 9, 2010

Premium Lock Game veterans are on threshold of $uccess with their own venture

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.

"TrainSetGo," Threshold's first title "TrainSetGo," Threshold's first title

Updated April 9, 2010

Premium Lock Epic Games’ Cliffy B tweets the bad news - Game news on hold

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.”

No new Gears news yet, Cliffy B tweets No new Gears news yet, Cliffy B tweets

Updated April 7, 2010

Premium Lock Triangle Game Conference to highlight one of RTP’s crown jewels

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.

Triangle Game Conference is Wednesday, Thursday Triangle Game Conference is Wednesday, Thursday

Updated April 6, 2010

Premium Lock Report: Budget cut, big-name director out for ‘Gears of War’ movie

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.

No big screen roles yet for Locusts No big screen roles yet for Locusts

March 23, 2010

Premium Lock Triangle Game Conference to feature ‘Career Lounge,’ host of speakers

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.

Triangle Game Conference Triangle Game Conference

March 16, 2010

Premium Lock Epic to release Gears of War 3 in April 2011, report says

New "Gears" in 2011? Web site Edge reports a video trailer will appear on April 8, one year ahead of the reported release date. Epic has hinted at a major announcement at E3 show in June.

March 14, 2010

Premium Lock Bioshock 2: An emotional return to world of Rapture

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.

March 6, 2010

Premium Lock New smart phone Windows 7 software won’t support current apps

Windows 7 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.

March 2, 2010

Premium Lock Tweet this from Epic: Three more hints about Gears 3

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?

Cliffy B tweets more hints about next Gears Cliffy B tweets more hints about next Gears

February 27, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Gears 3’ rumors grow louder – Epic president dropping hints

“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.”

Updated February 22, 2010

Premium Lock 3D and your business: Last day to register for LTW event

From James Cameron’s “Avatar” to the immersive Internet, virtual worlds, gaming, software, engineering and product development, this Local Tech Wire Executives Edge event will connect you with leaders of the oncoming tsunami of a new dimension in business.

Eyes around the world are tuned to "Avatar" Eyes around the world are tuned to "Avatar"

February 15, 2010

Premium Lock Mass Effect 2: ‘Commander Shepard’ returns for plenty of scintillating action

Video game review: While it may not be as amazing as it’s predecessor, Mass Effect 2 is still a good game and with better combat, simpler leveling mechanics, much prettier environments, and loads of character development and interaction, it’s worthy of a spot on any video game shelf.

February 12, 2010

Premium Lock Videogame slump continues – Sales drop 13% in January

Video game sales slide Analysts expect big game launches to give a boost to sales for the remainder of the quarter. Many of these titles, such as "BioShock 2," ''Dante's Inferno" and "God of War III" cater to hardcore gamers.

February 9, 2010

Premium Lock Gears of War 3 coming? EA discloses Epic game for 2011

Epic’s creative spirit “Cliffy B” Bleszinki has been promising “megaton face melting news.” Entertainment Arts says it will publish a “shooter” title by Epic, but the game’s title isn’t disclosed.

A new "Gears" shoot-em-up on the way? A new "Gears" shoot-em-up on the way?

Updated February 7, 2010

Premium Lock Assassin’s Creed 2: A riveting return to the Animus

An Xbox 360 review: Although this sequel is indeed a far from perfect game, it is a worthwhile gaming experience that not only improves on the flaws of its predecessor, but also adds on some of the most beautiful and detailed environments around. Its open-world gameplay style fully allows for its exploration.

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