Veteran game designer/producer David Mullich, who was development director of the best-selling "Heroes of Might & Magic" franchise and is co-author of the Boy Scout's upcoming Game Design Merit Badge requirements and pamphlet, is now available for consulting. He will attending this year's GDC.
If you would like to meet with him, you can contact him through his…
Added by John Armstrong on March 7, 2013 at 9:58 — No Comments
It’s a job and a half finding all of the industry conferences and events happening around the world, so we made life easier for you by providing a comprehensive list of over 100 video game conferences and locations/dates. We even included relevant Twitter pages so you can stay up to date on the latest conference news and updates. You can find the conferences LAI will be attending by looking for the events highlighted in…Continue
Added by Karin E. Skoog on January 30, 2013 at 18:10 — No Comments
For 20 years, Language Automation, Inc. (LAI) has been tracking global video game markets in our mission to make games accessible to a wide array of players through our extensive network of worldwide game translators. While statistics and reports provide fantastic overviews and targeted data for these markets, we set out to gain a more detailed and deeper understanding of regional players and their perspective of the…Continue
Added by Karin E. Skoog on January 30, 2013 at 17:47 — No Comments
This interview was conducted with Lebanese-based game developer Game Cooks. After describing the state of the video game market in the Arab region, we sat down with Lebnan Nader, General Manager at Game Cooks, to learn more about the company’s regionally-inspired games and his take on MENA gamers.
We discussed topics critical to developing a deeper understanding of the cultural nuances…Continue
Added by Karin E. Skoog on January 30, 2013 at 17:41 — No Comments
* A featured article on Gamasutra. *
Written by LAI’s Game Localization Marketing Specialist Karin E. Skoog in collaboration with LAI’s CEO David Lakritz.
Localization is the adaptation of video games for regional markets,…Continue
Added by Karin E. Skoog on January 30, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments
New on Google Play: A steering wheel for PC games
The smartphone as steering wheel for racing games by Kyberback
Graz - in November 2012, the steering wheel for PC games in Google Play is making its first…Continue
Added by John Armstrong on November 29, 2012 at 14:11 — No Comments
Mobile & Online Social Gaming company with 1Million current players.
Supports- Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Nokia (Symbian), Windows Phone,
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Looking for well established online and Poker Casino clients for mutual expansion.
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Diablo 3 Voice Actor Interview - David Sobolov
On the morning after the night Diablo 3 had its official launch we chatted briefly to David Sobolov voice actor for Azmodan.
1) So, did you…Continue
Added by John Armstrong on May 15, 2012 at 11:21 — No Comments
“The original Xbox died a swift death when Xbox360 came out so if you were focusing on publishing games for the original console, you got hurt pretty bad. It was a rough time for the entire industry and we were a part of that, we went through a transition and that’s when we started focusing on casual games.”
Majesco’s CEO, Jesse Sutton
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“We’re excited by the opportunities that mobile gaming offers, so mobile will play a larger role in our History
Games Channel initiative in the coming months. We want to keep giving players new ways to remain connected to History games.” (creators of Storage Wars and Pawn Stars Social Games on Facebook)
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Added by John Armstrong on April 24, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments
Heroengine lets people create video games that run on the internet and that let many people play together in simulated 3d worlds. Heroengine is the complete solution for building online games. We supply the engine that renders
graphics and animation – like many other game engines – but we also include the server system that keeps track of all players and manages communication and…
Added by John Armstrong on March 5, 2012 at 15:03 — No Comments
What do you get when you mix an entertainer, composer, animator and comedian who has success with a San Francisco-based 15-piece funk party band called SuperBooty and has released gut-busting gems such as
Barfed In My Backpack, Big Boobed Babysitter, Roasted Rump and Who Took a Dump in My Lunchbox? You get
inspired to create a video game and a few albums on the…
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Deadmans Productions, LLC, today announced the release of Ticker Picker Pro, a free fantasy stock picking app and game that will actually pay the player who makes the best picks each day. Beginning on February 27th, each day Deadmans Productions will pay the top stock picker of the day with a $25 gift card. $25 gift cards will also be awarded to the weekly winner and a random player of the…
Added by Michael P. Ridley on February 21, 2012 at 21:27 — No Comments
An overview of the transition from 2011 to 2012 for the Video Games market. Exploring the increasing importance of social gaming, virtual goods, digital distribution and decline in traditional games retail. Created by Philip DriverContinue
Added by Philip Driver on February 21, 2012 at 10:53 — No Comments
“Ottawa is an ideal location as it allows us to pull talent from the local area, as well as Toronto and Montreal.
The city serves as something of a bridge between the two, and offers a little of what each brings to the table.” – Graeme Barlow, CEO, RocketOwl Inc."…
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:54 — No Comments
“I think we made a mistake to think that the mobile games market would just accept any kind of game.”…
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:51 — No Comments
This article might change your perception of yourself.. how do some people see games designers.
Summing up Julia says: “Women usually don’t like the stereotypical style, the way many male characters are drawn,
as well as, the constant use of male-oriented objects in casual games.“…
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:35 — No Comments
Interview with Dr. Jose Lopez Gallego on the trials of holding onto a video games ip.
“if you have a VC, then you better strive towards a very wide audience with the Facebook crowd."
“Game companies require not only the birth of an idea, but like in everything else, you need to pay attention to…
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
“Every aircraft in Rise of Flight is “built” from a large number of individual parts, just like its real world prototype was. These parts are many, more than a hundred various elements of its airframe, equipment, engine, chassis and struts, all docked to each other and work as one.”…Continue
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:28 — No Comments
“Jump in, do your stuff, read your lines, get out of there and that’s it, over, said, and done.
But Batman Arkham Asylum was like working on a feature film. It was very intense, very intense work.”…
Added by John Armstrong on January 17, 2012 at 12:25 — No Comments