Posts tagged “Video game industry”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.